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Indian Nobel Prize Winners

 

 

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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
Hargobind Khorana

(American Citizen, born in Raipur, British India)

Physiology/Medicine – “for interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis” 1968
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

(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
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

(Holds United Kingdom as well as American citizenship, born in Tamil Nadu)

Chemistry – “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome” 2009

 

Notes:

  • 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

 

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