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Panjab University ranked 18th in India, 1049th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 130 research topics. Panjab University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 19,695 academic publications and 316,066 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 65 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#1049 of 14,131 In the World
#251 of 5,830 In Asia
#18 of 876 In India
#1 of 34 In Punjab
#1 of 4 In Chandigarh
#109 of 1,084 For Forensic Science
#217 of 3,236 For Pharmacology
#304 of 1,014 For Product and Industrial Design
#849 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#2210 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 127 other topics

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Chemistry rankings

Panjab University ranked 18th for Chemistry in India and 730th in the World with 13,215 publications made and 240,291 citations received. Main research topics: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Chemistry ranking Location
#18 of 480 In India
#228 of 2,710 In Asia
#730 of 6,327 In the World

Panjab University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 95 271
1991 92 304
1992 88 268
1993 79 254
1994 91 368
1995 78 374
1996 98 337
1997 106 411
1998 94 435
1999 99 675
2000 75 601
2001 114 656
2002 138 892
2003 164 1136
2004 163 1234
2005 238 1956
2006 246 2390
2007 257 2728
2008 264 3332
2009 307 4223
2010 359 4894
2011 417 6488
2012 416 7303
2013 481 8756
2014 557 9817
2015 615 11081
2016 678 12354
2017 718 13431
2018 694 13886
2019 748 17449
2020 907 21857
2021 1123 31477
2022 1015 32708

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Biochemical Engineering 11 70 330
Radiochemistry 25 178 368
Nutrition and Food Science 11 137 428
Chemical Engineering 16 205 503
Nanotechnology 17 194 506
Pharmacy 30 168 541
Inorganic Chemistry 22 210 586
Computational Chemistry 21 149 593
Organic Chemistry 18 186 593
Biochemistry 15 201 681
Physical chemistry 21 250 682
Environmental Chemistry 24 212 686
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 26 235 709
Petrology and Geochemistry 18 198 730
Materials Science 25 257 760

Biology rankings

Panjab University ranked 14th for Biology in India and 769th in the World with 12,663 publications made and 214,751 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Paleontology, Nanotechnology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#14 of 483 In India
#217 of 2,784 In Asia
#769 of 6,663 In the World

Panjab University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 87 254
1991 73 257
1992 65 215
1993 57 190
1994 89 298
1995 62 300
1996 76 268
1997 85 299
1998 77 325
1999 76 410
2000 64 509
2001 98 543
2002 114 686
2003 131 901
2004 135 1037
2005 219 1573
2006 214 1948
2007 231 2318
2008 244 2792
2009 277 3725
2010 326 4310
2011 374 5489
2012 391 6563
2013 454 7776
2014 537 8757
2015 595 9736
2016 645 10775
2017 704 12217
2018 677 12587
2019 748 16411
2020 935 21070
2021 1167 30423
2022 1077 32043

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Pharmacology 3 38 217
Horticulture 10 98 369
Toxicology 18 87 371
Agricultural Science 11 112 425
Nutrition and Food Science 11 137 428
Microbiology 8 113 470
Astrobiology 8 90 472
Nanotechnology 17 194 506
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 8 111 527
Biotechnology 11 159 596
Botany 12 153 602
Forestry 21 145 655
Biochemistry 15 201 681
Neuroscience 6 153 700
Genetics 8 223 748
Paleontology 15 203 766
Oncology and Cancer research 12 276 787
Immunology 13 251 806
Zoology 12 186 855
Entomology 35 249 958
Evolutionary Biology 16 232 961
Molecular Biology 13 329 979
Animal Science 26 280 1011
Virology 23 324 1033
Biophysics 35 373 1144
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 41 387 1267

Physics rankings

Panjab University ranked 24th for Physics in India and 835th in the World with 10,718 publications made and 190,707 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Nanotechnology.

Physics ranking Location
#24 of 482 In India
#253 of 2,752 In Asia
#835 of 6,484 In the World

Panjab University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 61 216
1991 66 239
1992 68 262
1993 55 224
1994 80 341
1995 75 385
1996 68 322
1997 97 389
1998 94 434
1999 96 645
2000 65 582
2001 99 639
2002 130 901
2003 123 1057
2004 128 1149
2005 166 1893
2006 190 2295
2007 195 2624
2008 202 3166
2009 197 3719
2010 249 4152
2011 305 5976
2012 328 6451
2013 408 7754
2014 473 8456
2015 588 9997
2016 606 11219
2017 572 11571
2018 609 11827
2019 613 13935
2020 761 17080
2021 910 24623
2022 817 24493

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Atomic and Molecular physics 5 69 367
Nuclear Physics 11 103 464
Astrobiology 8 90 472
Nanotechnology 17 194 506
Condensed Matter Physics 22 227 683
Materials Science 25 257 760
Theoretical Physics 25 210 811
Quantum and Particle physics 26 260 853
Optical Engineering 31 303 935
Astrophysics and Astronomy 24 265 980
Applied/Engineering Physics 47 393 1049
Acoustical Engineering 34 360 1096
Biophysics 35 373 1144

Engineering rankings

Panjab University ranked 25th for Engineering in India and 893rd in the World with 10,446 publications made and 177,077 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Engineering ranking Location
#25 of 486 In India
#288 of 2,776 In Asia
#893 of 6,555 In the World

Panjab University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 49 172
1991 48 188
1992 56 226
1993 50 195
1994 69 275
1995 57 294
1996 60 264
1997 87 321
1998 62 320
1999 62 468
2000 52 428
2001 85 488
2002 100 681
2003 105 847
2004 96 897
2005 148 1485
2006 145 1717
2007 167 1946
2008 170 2479
2009 180 3001
2010 228 3507
2011 270 4731
2012 318 5321
2013 375 6521
2014 475 7301
2015 596 8579
2016 615 9595
2017 589 10439
2018 626 11142
2019 639 13613
2020 823 17355
2021 1021 25569
2022 918 26488

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Engineering.

Environmental Science rankings

Panjab University ranked 21st for Environmental Science in India and 921st in the World with 7,724 publications made and 122,059 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Geography and Cartography, Agricultural Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#21 of 487 In India
#261 of 2,777 In Asia
#921 of 6,683 In the World

Panjab University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 51 152
1991 44 142
1992 36 124
1993 32 128
1994 46 217
1995 37 195
1996 37 197
1997 55 239
1998 41 272
1999 50 286
2000 32 302
2001 55 387
2002 63 434
2003 71 597
2004 67 610
2005 102 883
2006 104 1118
2007 115 1268
2008 135 1629
2009 146 2143
2010 160 2445
2011 198 3470
2012 225 4077
2013 278 4665
2014 338 5140
2015 378 5998
2016 377 6252
2017 451 6839
2018 429 7438
2019 461 9445
2020 592 12514
2021 765 18697
2022 719 19662

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Agricultural Science 11 112 425
Hydrology and Water resources management 26 152 465
Forestry 21 145 655
Environmental Chemistry 24 212 686
Petrology and Geochemistry 18 198 730
Paleontology 15 203 766
Ecology 20 238 888
Geology 20 250 895
Environmental Engineering 44 324 917
Earth science and Geophysics 26 294 925
Geotechnical Engineering 51 444 1200
Environmental Management 54 437 1206
Oceanography 35 388 1229
Geography and Cartography 31 334 1230
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 53 422 1243
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 41 387 1267

Medicine rankings

Panjab University ranked 12th for Medicine in India and 868th in the World with 7,550 publications made and 124,798 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Immunology, Anatomy and Physiology.

Medicine ranking Location
#12 of 479 In India
#247 of 2,743 In Asia
#868 of 6,552 In the World

Panjab University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 64 150
1991 58 164
1992 42 125
1993 44 116
1994 52 159
1995 41 157
1996 62 140
1997 48 185
1998 59 194
1999 49 273
2000 39 320
2001 60 308
2002 78 423
2003 91 500
2004 84 557
2005 127 938
2006 130 1086
2007 142 1421
2008 166 1797
2009 180 2268
2010 246 2649
2011 275 3391
2012 271 4070
2013 313 4848
2014 335 5543
2015 355 5896
2016 397 6351
2017 425 6931
2018 396 6842
2019 412 8916
2020 510 11739
2021 669 16946
2022 566 17497

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Forensic Science 6 9 109
Pharmacology 3 38 217
Toxicology 18 87 371
Veterinary 23 126 465
Pharmacy 30 168 541
Cosmetology 14 173 554
Biomedical Engineering 16 185 607
Urology 13 209 649
Anesthesiology 10 194 649
Dentistry 15 168 655
Dermatology 18 222 696
Orthodontics 15 177 697
Radiation Therapy 15 248 702
Critical Care Nursing 13 164 732
Psychiatry 9 169 736
Oncology and Cancer research 12 276 787
Immunology 13 251 806
Pathology 12 264 851
Ophthalmology 17 276 904
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 22 361 967
Virology 23 324 1033
Anatomy and Physiology 24 334 1079
Nursing 14 207 1114
Surgery 27 389 1178
Public Health 25 294 1205
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 34 422 1272
Cardiology 37 472 1380
Clinical Psychology 14 356 1473
Physical Therapy 27 461 1511
Family medicine 44 461 1593
Health Science 21 431 1689
Sports Medicine 38 553 1783
Healthcare Management (MHA) 71 534 1876
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 43 564 1894

Computer Science rankings

Panjab University ranked 21st for Computer Science in India and 913th in the World with 6,038 publications made and 96,696 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Telecommunications, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Computer Science ranking Location
#21 of 482 In India
#246 of 2,768 In Asia
#913 of 6,597 In the World

Panjab University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 24 79
1991 26 92
1992 24 94
1993 23 100
1994 30 130
1995 21 124
1996 21 107
1997 35 135
1998 41 138
1999 35 255
2000 33 272
2001 40 257
2002 50 311
2003 62 404
2004 43 387
2005 68 580
2006 57 671
2007 97 896
2008 115 1083
2009 107 1460
2010 155 1747
2011 181 2349
2012 193 2747
2013 225 3181
2014 304 3828
2015 402 3960
2016 383 4579
2017 374 5040
2018 401 5341
2019 387 6843
2020 442 8844
2021 653 12829
2022 514 13296

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Computational Linguistics 15 123 510
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 8 111 527
Data Science 9 88 560
Neuroscience 6 153 700
Blockchain and Cryptography 54 327 926
Telecommunications 37 313 930
Library and Information science 16 147 957
Cyber Security 49 292 962
Computer Networking 42 323 978
Cognitive Science 41 330 1097
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 42 363 1117
Computer Vision 46 390 1123
Machine Learning 54 395 1150
Multimedia 16 321 1204
Computer Engineering 92 553 1377
Software Engineering 74 526 1663
Management Information Systems 39 489 1731
Human-Computer Interaction 56 630 1836

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Panjab University ranked 26th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in India and 1474th in the World with 5,093 publications made and 61,198 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, History, Sociology.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#26 of 485 In India
#333 of 2,813 In Asia
#1474 of 6,939 In the World

Panjab University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 28 66
1991 23 80
1992 17 60
1993 19 79
1994 29 76
1995 16 95
1996 28 100
1997 29 144
1998 26 153
1999 29 184
2000 18 169
2001 38 204
2002 39 243
2003 41 260
2004 46 302
2005 66 487
2006 49 536
2007 52 602
2008 94 927
2009 87 1125
2010 96 1240
2011 144 1808
2012 192 2336
2013 192 2594
2014 267 2923
2015 280 3548
2016 309 3412
2017 318 3423
2018 323 3824
2019 326 4668
2020 360 6325
2021 535 9355
2022 446 9765

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Forensic Science 6 9 109
Radio and Television broadcasting 2 28 313
Broadcast Journalism 6 64 542
Journalism and Digital Media 19 163 755
Classics and Ancient History 13 140 865
Library and Information science 16 147 957
Human Rights Law 15 128 967
Publishing 17 175 1001
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 36 333 1039
Criminology and Criminal Justice 7 104 1053
Anthropology 16 178 1082
Demography 21 260 1124
Media Studies 9 140 1144
Archaeology 27 321 1173
History 28 300 1195
Linguistics 28 362 1233
Gender Studies 15 157 1322
Law 27 317 1377
Sociology 21 307 1439
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 20 304 1479
Communications and Public Relations 19 312 1515
Art History 20 224 1517
Political Science 26 317 1528
Aesthetics 31 435 1614
Philosophy 26 412 1681
Education Majors 32 598 2114

Psychology rankings

Panjab University ranked 16th for Psychology in India and 951st in the World with 3,256 publications made and 55,895 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#16 of 444 In India
#237 of 2,647 In Asia
#951 of 6,353 In the World

Panjab University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 10 44
1991 19 57
1992 17 34
1993 18 56
1994 20 70
1995 9 79
1996 15 42
1997 21 72
1998 31 82
1999 26 160
2000 23 181
2001 35 164
2002 33 217
2003 33 248
2004 37 279
2005 40 450
2006 40 472
2007 68 639
2008 75 812
2009 65 897
2010 95 1101
2011 120 1485
2012 95 1578
2013 125 1920
2014 160 2225
2015 174 2395
2016 210 2578
2017 198 2909
2018 199 2793
2019 193 3615
2020 210 4659
2021 330 6854
2022 259 6997

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Neuroscience 6 153 700
Psychiatry 9 169 736
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 16 320 1010
Cognitive Science 41 330 1097
Clinical Psychology 14 356 1473
Child Psychology 17 346 1565
Social Psychology 36 476 1776
Education Majors 32 598 2114

Mathematics rankings

Panjab University ranked 29th for Mathematics in India and 1188th in the World with 2,706 publications made and 34,270 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers.

Mathematics ranking Location
#29 of 452 In India
#350 of 2,612 In Asia
#1188 of 6,132 In the World

Panjab University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 9 44
1991 12 49
1992 12 50
1993 11 65
1994 20 87
1995 13 90
1996 12 92
1997 17 71
1998 23 84
1999 13 130
2000 11 101
2001 21 121
2002 24 198
2003 29 163
2004 15 183
2005 29 312
2006 35 318
2007 35 363
2008 34 471
2009 42 553
2010 46 692
2011 85 1072
2012 83 1098
2013 98 1338
2014 133 1558
2015 161 1837
2016 157 1934
2017 172 1976
2018 183 2071
2019 185 2611
2020 205 3464
2021 299 5567
2022 250 5490

The following table provides academic rankings for Panjab University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield India ranking Asia ranking World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 54 327 926
Applied Mathematics 25 311 995
Operations Research 38 378 1082
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 24 281 1107
Statistics 27 332 1141
Math Teachers 15 349 1451

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Panjab University

Speciality India Asia World Rank
Entertainment Industry Business 4 59 527
Cinematography 10 62 719
Agricultural Economics 21 231 756
Accounting 17 255 1161
Finance 23 300 1187
Literature 23 265 1196
Investment Banking and Stock trading 29 362 1223
Marketing 27 331 1252
Fashion Design 31 360 1323
Economics 28 321 1330
Management 45 418 1360
Business 34 381 1368
Art & Design 27 353 1374
Advertising 29 363 1427
Development Studies 35 390 1515
International Business 27 411 1573
Project Management 54 486 1685