The Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) from Mangalore, Karnataka is featured among the Indian top 100 Institutions in The SCIMAGO Institutions Ranking-2020. The SCIMAGO Institutions Ranking is a science evaluation resource to assess the worldwide Universities and Research-Focused Institutions. The Institutions are ranked mainly by a composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicator based on the research performance, Innovations Output, and Societal Impact. The Institutions are mainly selected based on their output in the SCOPUS database, which is currently one of the largest and reputed database in the world for analysing scientific impact and citations.
Under Higher Education Sector, Yenepoya has ranked at 17th position under research category in India, while it was positioned at 75th In Innovation outcome, 31st Position in Societal Impact and was ranked at 47th position in overall rankings, racing ahead of many other top notched Universities, and National Institutions. In the Global rankings, Yenepoya secured 398th position for Research and 522nd for Innovation and 237th for Societal Impact in the 2020 SCIMAGO Institutions Rankings.
The Methodology adopted for the ranking is quite robust. Apart from the overall statistics of the scientific publication and other output of the institutions, the comparisons between institutions of different sizes is also normalised for different indicators. The Indicators and weightage under each of the three parameters are Research (50%), Innovation (30%), and Societal (20%). Under each of the three parameters, the Research component is calculated by combining the scores obtained from Normalised Impact (13%), Excellence with Leadership (8%), Output (8%), Scientific Leadership (5%), Not own Journals (3%), Own Journals (3%), Excellence (2%), High Quality Publications (2%), International Collaborations (2%), Open access (2%), Scientific Talent Pool (2%), and Innovative Knowledge (10%). The 30% score of the Innovation Component is calculated by Innovative Knowledge (10%), Patents (10%) and Technological Impact (10%). The 20% score for the Societal Impact is calculated by Altmetrics (10%), Inbound Links (5%), and Web Size (5%). All these parameters were developed by the Scimago labs and Scopus to provide a comprehensive analysis of the institutional research capabilities. The main purpose of this ranking is to reveal the structure of scientific research in each country and to analyse the Countries scientific domains and impact on society.
Recently, the University was ranked in 86th Position in National Institutional Ranking Framework NIRF-2020 in the University Category, and the Yenepoya Dental College was ranked at 20th position among the Top Dental Colleges in the country by NIRF-2020. The University was also featured among the top Global Universities in THE Impact Rankings.