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PhD theses accepted by Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in the discipline of chemistry: A Bibliometric Study (1935-2014)

Kailash Chandra Garg, Pooja - Kumari


A Bibliometric analysis of 809 theses accepted by the Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (AMU) during 1935-2014 reveals that the number of theses accepted during the period of study has increased steadily. Highest number of theses was submitted during the five-year block of 1980-1984. Of the total 809 accepted theses, a 187 were submitted by female scholars. Highest number of theses submitted by women scholars was in the last two blocks of 2005-2009 and 2010-2014. Only, a miniscule number of theses were submitted under the supervision of female faculty. Highest number of theses was produced in the sub-discipline of organic chemistry. Only one women supervisor could find place among the list of 27 most prolific supervisors.

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