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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to know the scholarly visibility of science faculty members of Karnataka state universities as reflected in ResearchGate.
Methodology: The list of faculty members working in various universities of Karnataka State was collected from websites of respective universities. The data related to Publications, Reads, Citations, h-index, RG Score, of each faculty members were extracted from ResearchGate profile pages of the faculty members.
Findings: The study revealed that 61.17% of science faculty members have created the RG profile. Among the academics, University of Mysore science faculty members have more citations (23821) and RG score (1016.78). With respect to the subject, the academics of Chemistry have more number of citations (25191) and RG Score (792.39).
Research limitations/implications: This study mainly focused on permanent science faculty members working in various universities of Karnataka State. RG is helpful in providing data by mentioning RG Score of individual researcher as well as Institutions, which helps the researcher to highlight their research work at the International level.
Originality/value: There are no previously published research works on ResearchGate related to Science faculty members of Karnataka State.