Global Statistics


  • The data base of Indian Origin Academicians and researchers shall be useful to various government agencies for policy planning.
  • The database will also help stakeholders in forging research and academic collaborations.
  • Other include Brazil, China, Denmark, Germany, Israel etc.
  • USA which has the highest number of Indian origin academicians 16,000 followed by UK 3700, Canada 3100, and Australia 1000.

  • The data of PhD scholar in upto year 2019.
  • Indian origin male PhD scholars have a prominent presence in USA.
  • Indian origin female academicians in USA are working in two major areas – Medical Health Science and Social Sciences.
  • Miscellaneous includes Policy, Economics, Management, Transport etc.
  • Indian origin male academicians in USA have a prominent presence in several disciplines such as Medical Health Science, Engineering Social Sciences, Computer Science etc.

  • Preferred institutes among Indian origin female academicians are Cornell University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Stanford University.
  • Preferred institutes among Indian origin male academicians are Cornell University, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Texas A&M University and Rice University.

  • In UK, preferred subject domains among Indian origin males are Medical Health Sciences, Engineering and Sciences.
  • Indian origin female academicians in UK preferred two major areas- Medical Health Science and Social Sciences.

  • Preferred Institutes of work by origin academicians are – Imperial College London, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge.
  • In Imperial College London, out of total Indian academicians 68% are male.

  • In Canada, similar to UK, preferred subject domains among Indian origin males are Medical Health Sciences, Engineering and Social Sciences.
  • Indian origin female academicians in Canada accorded preference to the two subject domains- Medical Health Science and Social Sciences.

  • In Canada, University of Toronto has maximum number of Indian origin academicians.
  • In University of Toronto, 61% of the total Indian origin academicians are male.

  • Indian origin male academicians and scientists preferred Medical Health Science, Engineering and Business Management Studies in Australia.
  • Indian origin female in Australia work in two major areas – Medical Health Sciences and Social Sciences. This is similar to the trend prevalent in USA, UK and Canada.

  • The University of Sydney and Australian National University, Monash University and Queensland University of Technology have maximum number of Indian origin male academicians.
  • The University of Sydney and Australian National University are favourite destinations among Indian origin female academicians.

  • Medical and Social Sciences are the preferred choice of disciplines followed by Engineering in selected countries.
  • Miscellaneous includes Policy, Economics, Management, Transport etc.
  • Preferred disciplines by Indians origin female academicians are – Medical Health Science, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Mathematics etc. The least preferred discipline is Engineering.

  • Universities contributed maximum towards Indian origin female academicians while Engineering Institutes contributed maximum towards Indians origin male academicians in select countries.
  • In absolute terms, University of Delhi is the major contributor of Indian origin female academicians followed by University of Mumbai, University of Calcutta and University of Madras.
  • In absolute terms, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is the major contributor of Indian origin male academicians followed by University of Mumbai, University of Delhi, University of Calcutta and University of Madras.

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