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Spring 7-6-2021


Psychology is one of the field in which constant research is going on, the main objective of this paper is to compare the quality of research output of the two countries like India and South Africa in the field of psychology. The study is conducted by taking citations from WOS database. In this paper the analysis of 14,30,700 global research publications out of which, India contributed 12,543 (0.88%), 96,871 citations with 107 h-index and South Africa 9,938 (0.69%) papers, 1,21,385 citations with 126 h-index received is considered. Study during the years from 2001to 2020 has been compared in the form of publication growth, RGR & DT, Document type, Language wise, Quadrennial Publications and Transformative Activity Index to check the quality of the research on India and South Africa countries. India 12,543 papers published with 96,871 citations received and compared with India, South Africa has less paper published 9,938 but with highest citations of 1,21,385.