Base rates of Indian Women faculty

Current aggregate percentage of women faculty in Indian Scientific Institutions – 11.2%

Estimated base rate of women faculty in institutes/universities across the sciences

(Circle size and colour are relative to the base rates. Optimized using these tips for colour-blind friendly visualization)

Field-wise base rates

FieldNumber of women faculty membersTotal number of faculty membersBase rate (%)
Biology18579723.2
Mathematics8958415.2
Computer Science7259112.2
Earth Sciences4135611.5
Physics8579310.7
Chemistry516028.5
Engineering25332027.9
Estimated base rate of number of women faculty in different fields, sorted by base rates (highest to lowest)

Guidelines for Data collection