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This paper attempts to highlight the publication status and growth of Hantavirus/Coronavirus research in India and make quantitative and qualitative assessment by way of analysing various features of research output based on Scopus online database during the period 1975-2020. A total of 3498 publications were published and overall H-Index is 50. The publications peaked in the year 2020 with 3218 publications and most frequently cited one is “Rodriguez-Morales, A.J., Cardona-Ospina, J.A., Gutiérrez-Ocampo, E., Ahmad, T., Sah, R.. (2020) Clinical, laboratory and imaging features of COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 34,101623 with 293 citations. The USA topped the list with highest share (374) of publications. United Kingdom with 212 share of publications followed by China with 154 share of publications, Thailand with 119 share of publications, Australia and Italy with 101 share of publications respectively in the context of international collaboration. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi topped the list with 246 publications, followed by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh with 178 publications, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune with 108 publications. 160 Institutes are with minimum of 10 Publications 12 Institutes. The highly productive journals are: Diabetes And Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Research and Reviews(Elsevier) with 100 publications (CiteScore-2.6, SJR-0.672 and SNIP-0.982), Asian Journal Of Psychiatry(Elsevier) with 92(CiteScore-2.7, SJR-0.736 and SNIP-1.022); Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology(Wolters Kluwer Health)(CieScore-1.6, SJR-0.482 and SNIP-0.931) and Journal Of Biomolecular Structure And Dynamics with 80 publications respectively. The parameters studied include: year-wise growth of publications and citations, country-wise Collaboration of publications, domain-wise distribution of publications and highly productive institutes, highly cited publications and highly preferred journals for publications by scientists.