General Knowledge / List of Nobel Prize Winners from India

The Nobel Prize is a set of 6 annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.

S.No Name Year Field Study about
1 Rabindranath Tagore 1913 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.
2 C. V. Raman 1930 Physics Scattering of light.
3 Mother Teresa 1979 Peace Suffering humanity.
4 Amartya Sen 1998 Economic Sciences Contributions to welfare economics.
5 Har Gobind Khorana 1968 Physiology or Medicine Interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.
6 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 1983 Physics Physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars.
7 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 2009 Chemistry Structure and function of the ribosome.

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