Webometric Analysis of Selected Universities Websites in Karnataka: An Evaluative Study Using Alexa Internet
Keywords:Webometrics, University Website, Alexa Internet, Traffic Rank
The present study provides an overall picture of selected University websites in Karnataka and its status in terms of their performances on the web based on the eight indexes of Alexa internet evaluation tool. University of Mysore and Bangalore University stands top in traffic rank in India with 6,745, and 7,063 respectively. Others have weak performance and have high traffic ranks. Global traffic rank same two Universities traffic rank is less than 10,000, which projects their good performance in this attribute while compared to others. The downloading speed and bounce rate of most of the university are not satisfactory. Only few universities downloading speed is high. Kuvempu University shows the (21.20%) lowest rate of bounce percentage. The results of this study may helpful for web site managers.
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