University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta

- Chemistry Ranking

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Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Chemistry discipline and affiliated with University of Calcutta. There are a total of 2 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Calcutta is 109 with a mean value for the h-index of 54.50. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Calcutta is 607 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 303.50.


University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta (Calcutta University or CU) is a collegiate public state research university in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was established in 1857 and is the first multidisciplinary and Western-style institution in Asia. Within India, CU is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and accredited an "A" grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The university is a member of the United Nations Academic Impact.

University of Calcutta Key Statistics

The university is organized into eight faculties, including the Faculty of Social Welfare and Business Management, Faculty of Journalism and Library Science, and Faculty of Engineering and Technology. These academic units are further divided into 60 departments. CU offers undergraduate and graduate programs.

Calcutta University has a population of 19,004 students. Of these, 2,871 are undergraduates, 12,353 are postgraduates, and 3,780 are doctoral candidates. It employs 1,279 academic staff. The university has a total of 14 campuses spread over the city of Kolkata and its suburbs, with the Central Campus located on College Street.

The library system of CU consists of the Central Library, five campus libraries, forty departmental libraries, and libraries of the centers for advanced studies. The Central Library houses a collection of more than 1 million books and 200,000 volumes of bound Journals, M.Phil. and Ph.D. dissertations, proceedings of conferences, reports, maps, standards, patents, and microfilms.

Other University of Calcutta key statistics include the 151 colleges and 21 institutes and centers that are affiliated with it.

University of Calcutta Research

Research at the university is highly regarded in the country and worldwide. CU’s research activities are funded by the university’s endowment funds ($47 million), the Government of West Bengal, the University Grants Commission, and other agencies and donors.

The university's top three research fields are chemistry, materials science, and biology. Its researchers have published in ChemInform, Tetrahedron Letters, and RSC Advances. Its researchers had been invited to attend or present papers at international conferences such as the Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications, Soft Computing, and the International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Energy & Communication.

The most cited publication from the University of Calcutta research is Klionsky et al.’s (2021) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th Edition),” published in Autophagy with a total of 8,166 citations to date. The second most cited paper is Klionsky et al.’s (2016) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd Edition),” published in Autophagy. It has received a total of 7,745 citations. The university’s third most cited paper is Sengupta’s (2013) “The laboratory rat: Relating its age with human’s,” published in the International Journal of Preventive Medicine. It has been cited by papers, articles, and other publications around 1,507 times so far.

There are 160 institutes under Calcutta University. These include the Centre for Urban Economic Studies, the S. K. Mitra Center for Space Environment, the Peace Studies Research Centre, and the Centre for Testing and Training for Providing Technical Backup to the Beneficiaries for Agricultural and Horticultural Development. Its other research units are the Centre for Millimeter-Wave Semiconductor Devices & Systems, the Centre for Pakistan and West Asian Studies, and the Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
7004 World 83 National
Ashutosh Ghosh

Ashutosh Ghosh

University of Calcutta, India
D-index 59 Citations 9,549 289
10676 World 157 National
Debasis Das

Debasis Das

University of Calcutta, India
D-index 50 Citations 8,140 318

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having D-Index >= 40 within the area of Chemistry. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.