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Bibliometrics of Postgraduate Dissertations and Doctoral Theses submitted to IGAU

Library Herald Year : 2015, Volume : 53, Issue : 3 First page : ( 284) Last page : ( 292) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2015.00030.5

Bibliometrics of Postgraduate Dissertations and Doctoral Theses submitted to Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGAU) during 1971-2010

Garg K C*, Saini Vasundhara** *Ex-Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi-110 012, E-mail: gargkc022@gmail.com **Librarian (Contractual), Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Azadpur Colony, Delhi-110 033, E-mail: vasundhrasaini@yahoo.com

Abstract An analysis of 1763 postgraduate and doctoral theses submitted to Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGAU) in departments of agricultural sciences, agricultural engineering and veterinary and animal husbandry during 1971-2010 indicates that the number of theses submitted increased steadily and reached a peak in the last block of 2006-2010. Most of the theses were submitted by male scholars and only 271 theses were submitted by female scholars. Also most of the supervisors were male. Highest number of theses was submitted in the department of agronomy followed by plant breeding and genetics. Professor S.K. Katiyar of the department of biotechnology and plant genetics and breeding supervised highest number of students.

Keywords Bibliometrics, Dissertations, Theses, Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, IGAU,Garg K C, Saini Vasundhara.

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