The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal has been ranked fourth in academic category as per the rankings released by The Nature Index annual table 2023. The Institute has improved its position from last year, when it got 10th rank in academic category.The Institute has also improved in overall category from 13th rank to 6th rank and has acquired top position among all the IISERs in the country. The new ranking has been announced based on Nature Index data from 1st January to 31st December, 2022.
The Nature Index is considered the most competitive and prestigious metric observed closely across the globe to assess the performance of institutions and countries in scientific research. Ranking high in the index is considered a signature of high performance in research globally. For the first time, The Nature Index 2023 Annual Tables track output in high-quality medical journals in addition to four natural-science categories
Speaking about the rankings, Prof. Siva Umapathy, Director, IISER Bhopal, said, “We are happy to see us progress in The Nature Index annual table 2023. At IISER Bhopal, our aim is to build a collaborative research ecosystem by working with academic and industry leaders. The institute’s ranking has improved this year as compared to last year and this has happened with the collective efforts from our faculty, students, and staff in research, teaching and outreach.”
IISER Bhopal secured 60th place in NIRF Ranking 2023 this year. The Institute has gained rank 281-290 in the overall category of the QS Asia Ranking 2023. The Institute has also been ranked 57th (National Rank, out of 70 in the 1500 Institutes) in the Times Higher Education 2023 World Ranking.