Indian Nobel Prize Winners
Hereby we have provided a List of Indian Nobel Prize Winners in PDF Format. This list will be useful for various competitive exams.
Nobel Laureates – Indian Citizens:
|Nobel Laureates of India||Field – Contribution||Year|
|Rabindranath Tagore||Literature – “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West”||1913|
|C.V. Raman||Physics – “for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him”||1930|
|Mother Teresa||Peace – “for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a threat to peace”||1979|
|Amartya Sen||Economic Studies – “for his contributions to welfare economics”||1998|
|Kailash Satyarthi||Peace – “for struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”||2014|
Note: Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan.
Nobel Laureates – Overseas Citizens of Indian Origin:
|Name||Field – Contribution||Year|
(American Citizen, born in Raipur, British India)
|Physiology/Medicine – “for interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis”||1968|
(American Citizen, born in Lahore, British India)
|Physics – “for theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars”||1983|
(Holds United Kingdom as well as American citizenship, born in Tamil Nadu)
|Chemistry – “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome”||2009|
- Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine, 1968 was awarded to Hargobind Khorana along with Robert W. Holley and Marshall W. Nirenberg.
- Nobel Prize for Physics, 1983 was shared between Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and William Alfred Fowler.
- Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2009 was awarded jointly to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath