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Date of this Version

Summer 8-5-2021


Dear Ms. Bolin,

I am attaching my paper for kind consideration of publication in your esteemd journal "Library Philosophy and Practice.

Warm regards.


An analysis of 5,703 theses accepted by 54 Indian State Agricultural Universities in 2018 and indexed by Krishikosh, a digital repository of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) indicates that male scholars produced more than half of the theses at different levels of education, i.e. M.Sc., M.V. Sc., M.B.A., M. Tech and Ph.D. However, at M. Tech level, female scholars produced more theses than their male counter parts. Highest number of theses was produced by Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Pant Nagar) followed by Punjab Agriculture University (Ludhiana). Agronomy and soil science was the area emphasized by more number of universities. A total of 4218 supervisors supervised 5703 theses. Of these, 80.8% were male supervisors and rest 19.2% were female supervisors. Male and female supervisors produced 1.3 and 1.4 theses per supervisor respectively.

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