As indicated by Scopus, the world’s largest abstract database of literature, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is first in the country. In the field of academics and research output, The BHU is declared to rank first in India by Scopus and Web of Science database.
Rajesh Singh, the spokesman at BHU, informed that Scopus has the smartest tools to analyze and visualize research. The database analysis of Scopus disclosed that the BHU is on the top with University of Delhi and Jadavpur University to follow.
Noticeably, the BHU has the highest number of research publications as compared to all other universities. A comparative study of stats of research publications shows that the BHU has the maximum of 20,251 research publications as compared to the University of Delhi, Jadavpur University, University of Calcutta and Anna University with 17,800, 13,569, 12,200 and 9,673 research publications respectively.