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The study attempts to analyze research publications of Central University of Gujarat (CUG) during the period of 2010 - 2020. The bibliographic data for this study was extracted from the Scopus database. This paper analyses 771 research papers published by Central University of Gujarat during the period under the study. The study examine the year-wise research publications, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, types of document, preferred journals for publication, prolific author, h-index, most collaborating institutions and countries etc. Additionally, in this research paper different software used e.g. ‘MS-Excel’, ‘bibliometrix’ & ‘biblioshiny’ of R-Package, VOSviwer applied for the analysis and data visualizations. The research findings indicate that the growth of literature pattern is linear, and journals articles (561) are the most preferred form of publications by the researchers to communicate their research. Degree of Collaboration (DC) 0.728 indicates that the most research work jointly carried out by research scholars of Central University of Gujarat (CUG). Singh M. is found to be the most prolific author and the Journal of Molecular Liquids is the most preferred Journal. The top 10 most cited publications were used from that only one paper was two-authored and received highest 439 citations found and other 9 research papers were shown multiple-authored. In Jawaharlal Nehru University (60) and Banasthali Vidyapith (39) were the leading collaborating Institutions. The USA, Australia, South Africa, UK, and Canada were the top five most collaborative countries. The subject Chemistry was most prominent research area during the study period. The CUG has to make more effort to promote research and develop quality culture, attention of developing better policies to enhance and enrich the research performance.