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In this study we aims to measure and evaluate the quantitative growth of research productivity of VSS University of Technology, Odisha using scientometrics parameters such as annual growth rate, author productivity, institution-wide collaboration, and collaboration pattern. The research publications data of VSSUT were retrieved from Scopus from 2015 to 2020. The total publications of 1889 sample datasets are used for this study. The maximum annual growth rate of 85.91 is recorded in 2018, whereas negative value of AGR of -8.5 is recorded in the year 2016. Engineering is the top productive subject domain and S. Panda found to be the most prominent author in this given period with 121 publications. The researcher of VSSUT mostly preferred to published their research work in the form of articles (733 with 51.14%) and followed by conference paper (556 with 39.04%), Book chapter (59 with 4.14%) papers. It has been found that for VSSUT the domestic collaboration is high and there is lack of international collaboration observed. Cluster analysis of key terms indicates that VSSUT research are mainly concentrating in the core areas of control systems, particle swarm optimization, neural network, data mining and artificial intelligence. Significant amount of research were also carried out focusing on microwaves and signal processing & cloud computing. The National Institute of Technology, Rourkela found to be the top collaborating institution while USA found to be the top collaborating country of VSSUT.