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India in the top 3 producers of scientific articles

As per the statistics compiled by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), China, US & India are the top 3 producers of scientific articles in the world. India has over 1.35 lakh scientific papers published in 2018; a significant rise from 48,998 articles a decade ago. According to the findings, the global research output grew about 4% annually over the last 10 years from 1,755,850 in 2008 to 2,555,959 in 2018.

“Among the 15 largest publication producers, countries with higher than average growth rates include South Korea (four per cent), Brazil (five per cent), China (eight per cent), Russia (10 per cent), India (11 per cent) and Iran (11 per cent),” the report stated.