International Society for Scientometrics and informetrics
ISSI Newsletter vol:4 issue:3 pages:42-48
In the present paper, an analysis of Indian S&T has been presented using its publication output in international peer reviewed journals covered in Web of Science database. It analyses India’s publication activity in terms of global share, share of international collaborative publications, and visibility & citation impact for the period 1991-2006. It explores how far the trends in India S&T output mirror those of the other up-coming countries and what the main differences among those countries are. It discusses the find-ings in the light of the above-mentioned ongoing discussion on decline or emergence of Indian science.