A Statistical study on Research Output of Bangalore University: 1966-2017


Author(s): Narayanaswamy B V, Manoj Kumar G, Thrimurthy

Research productivity in higher education is gaining importance for the past one decade in India. This study aims to analyze the statistical data of PhD Thesis awarded by Bangalore University. The paper further discusses the need and importance research output.Data was collected from Bangalore University Library ‘thesis catalogue’. The data is analysed through statistical tables and graphical representations. The results shows that, as of June 2017, a total of 3,036 thesis submitted by 42 Departments. Department of Kannada Studies has submitted highest number of theses (331, 10.90%) followed by Zoology (248, 08.17%), Botany (207, .6.82%) and Physics (205, 06.75%). the maximum number of thesis submitted in the year between 2000 and 2015.

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