Mangalore University has been ranked number two in the Chemical science research by Scopus. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track analyse and visualise research and Mangalore University research work figures more often in this database. MU is ranked second after the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ( CSIR). The Scopus list features B Thimme Gowda and B Narayana as top authors of the university, which contributes to six of India's global competencies that include publications of the university. Speaking on the achievement of the university, Vice-chancellor T C Shivashankara Murthy said “It is this very achievement in research that has enabled the university get Rs 16 crore grants from department of science and technology, University Grants Commission and the state government apart from routine block and development grants given to it by the government and UGC. All this funds have been allocated for a specific purpose to further research activities on the university campus.” The Indian Journal of Science and Technology, volume three number seven published in July 2010 lists Mangalore University in the 24th place among top 50 Indian Universities based on publication output, average citation per paper, share of international collaborative papers and H-Index. In the ranking of top 50 Indian universities based on P-Index, Mangalore University is ranked 27th behind University of Mysore which is placed a rank above.