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The movement of green buildings started all over the world after the development of different rating tools for the assessment of green buildings. In the present study, the research trends in the area of green building rating tools (GBRTs) were analysed through the Scopus database from the year 2000-2020. By using the different combinations of keywords, relevant articles were found after refining the search results. In this study, 482 relevant articles from the first set of keywords were considered till the period 4th February 2021 for further analysis. Results reveal that research on GBRTs was majority done only on residential buildings. As per analysis, the USA and China depicted maximum publications in the area of GBRTs. The analysis also revealed that Building and Environment Journal is the leading Journal in publishing the GBRTs research followed by the Journal of Cleaner Production.