India 12th in science research: Nature Index 2020

News: Nature Index 2020 has been released by Nature Research.


  • The Nature Index 2020 is based on the institution’s or country’s share of articles published in the 82 prestigious scientific journals selected by an independent panel of experts and tracked by the Nature Index database.

Key Takeaways:

  • Top five Positions: United States of America, China, Germany, United Kingdom and Japan.
  • India: It has been placed at 12th position in country wise ranking.
  • Indian institutions Globally: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) at the 160th position and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at the 184th position.