Publications of Banaras Hindu University during 1989-2016: A Three-dimensional Bibliometric Study

Sandhya Dwivedi


A3-D bibliometric evaluation of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi is reported in this study. Data was retrieved from Web of Science, Science Citation Index-Expanded for the period 1989-2016. A total 16556 records are included in this study. Exponential growth of publications is seen since 2005. Chemistry has maximum publications, followed by Physics. Current Science published maximum research publications of BHU. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research is the main collaborator of BHU with 443 publications, followed by Defence Research and Development Organisation with 280 publications. BHU’s main collaborator country is USA with 607 publications, followed by Germany with 471 publications. Maximum consistency (0.40) in international collaboration is seen with Nepal, whereas minimum consistency observed with England. Maximum consistency of publications is seen 1995. Highest consistency (0.37) is seen in sub-field electrochemistry. Sepectrochimica acta Part A has highest consistency (0.53), while Astrophysics and Space Science has lowest (0.19) consistency.


Three-dimensional study; Banaras Hindu University; BHU; Collaboration

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