H-index of Shoolini University climbs to > 72
Shoolini University has been ranked second in the country for quality of research among the universities set up after 2009 with its H-index reaching > 72 as per the latest Scopus indicators, which is considered the most reputable abstract and citation databases for academic literature.
H-index denotes the quality research and is calculated on the basis of the number of citations equaling the number of research papers.
Shoolini University’s > 72 H-index implies that its 72 research papers have been cited 72 times. This parameter is also dependent on the age of the establishment of the university.
Besides being number 2 among the universities established in and after 2009, with only IIT, Indore, ahead of it, the University is at the 10th rank when compared with universities which were established in 2001 and later.
Recently, Scimago's global ranking listed Shoolini at 536 and 32 among the world and Indian institutes respectively, based on research. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings also featured Shoolini as number one in citation index in India and at number 14 in Asia for its 2021 ranking.
University Chancellor Prof PK Khosla said the achievement reflects the quality of research and the dedication and hard work put in by the scholars at the University. He said the University would continue to place emphasis on research work and would promote it, right from the undergraduate level.
Prof Sourabh Kulshreshtha, Dean Research, Shoolini University, said, this was a great achievement, and the university was on the right path in terms of research credentials. By 2022, Shoolini University would secure its place among the Top 200 global universities.