India produces more PhDs but its inventions and patents are very less.
More technologically advanced countries produce less number of PhDs.
In the 2015-16 academic year, a total of 24,171 PhDs were awarded across the country.
Out of this, 3,973 PhDs (16.44%) were awarded by Tamil Nadu universities.
Uttar Pradesh produced 2,205 PhDs and Karnataka produced 1,945 PhDs.
Similarly, during the 2014-15 academic year, 21,830 PhDs were awarded by universities.
Out of that, 3,333 PhDs (15.27%) were from Tamil Nadu.
In 2013-14 academic year, total 23,861 PhDs were produced across the nation.
Number of PhDs increasing in India