Top 507 India’s High-Cited Papers on Covid-19: A Bibliometric Assessment

    Published on:December 2021
    Journal of Young Pharmacists, 2021; 13(3s):s48-s51
    Original Article | doi:10.5530/jyp.2021.13s.70

    Shankar Reddy Kolle, BM Gupta*, KK Mueen Ahmed
    1Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA.
    2Formerly with CSIR-NISTADS, New Delhi, INDIA.
    3Phcog.Net #17, Cox Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.


    In this paper, we have collected the data about the 507 high-cited (citations ≥ 25) papers on Covid 19 published by India using Scopus database. Within small span of time many papers have received considerable number of citations. Further we have analyzed in terms of types of papers, major funding agencies, major collaborating countries, prolific authors, productive organizations and cluster analysis of author supplied keywords. Most of the papers were research articles. Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has funded considerable numbers of papers on Covid 19 and K. Dhama form Indian Veterinary Research Institute has contributed highest numbers papers and USA was major collaborating country and PGIMER-Chandigarh was most contributing organization. This study will be useful to the scientist/researchers to know the characteristics of high cited papers on Covid- 19 from India.

    Key words: India, Covid-19, High-cited papers, Bibliographic characterstics, Bibliometrics, Scientometrics.

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