Doctoral dissertations of CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram: A study
Analysis of 137 Ph. D theses submitted during 2001-2010 found that majority of the theses (107) were in chemistry. The study analysed the number of references included in the theses and found an average of 242.79 references to a thesis. Out of the 35 approved research guides, the maximum number of 21 theses were submitted under the guidance of Dr. G. Vijay Nair followed by 11 theses under the supervision of Dr. Suresh Das and 10 under Dr. A. Ajayaghosh. One thousand five hundred and twenty one papers of NIIST were included in the 124 theses out a total of 137 dissertations studied.