CSIR-NISCAIR journals have notched up an increase of >41% in Impact Factor (IF) over that from the previous year, according to the Journal Citation Reports 2011 (both Science edition and Social Sciences edition) released during the last week of June. Two journals, viz. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology and Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics have even crossed an Impact Factor of 1.0 – a rarity for Indian Journals.
The following table depicts the overall increase in the Impact Factor of CSIR-NISCAIR journals in the year 2011.
|Abbreviated Journal Title||IF 2010||IF 2011||Increase/Decrease (%)|
|INDIAN J EXP BIOL||0.702||1.295||84.47|
|INDIAN J BIOCHEM BIO||0.824||1.142||38.59|
|INDIAN J CHEM A||0.92||0.891||-3.15|
|INDIAN J PURE AP PHY||0.511||0.763||49.32|
|INDIAN J CHEM B||0.562||0.648||15.30|
|INDIAN J CHEM TECHN||0.373||0.606||62.47|
|J SCI IND RES INDIA||0.514||0.587||14.20|
|INDIAN J BIOTECHNOL||0.385||0.55||42.86|
|INDIAN J MAR SCI||0.204||0.422||106.86|
|INDIAN J TRADIT KNOW||0.232||0.399||71.98|
|J INTELLECT PROP RIG||0.17||0.343||101.76|
|INDIAN J ENG MATER S||0.15||0.223||48.67|