Top 5 Nobel Prize Winners from India

A prestigious international award recognizing exceptional contributions to various fields, established by Alfred Nobel in 1895. 

The Nobel Prize 

First Indian and Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for his poetic and philosophical works.

1. Rabindranath     Tagore 

Received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for his discovery of the Raman Effect, which shed light on the nature of matter.

2. C. V. Raman 

Shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for deciphering the genetic code and its role in protein synthesis.

3. Har Gobind     Khorana 

Although not Indian-born, she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work and service to the poor in Kolkata, India. 

4. Mother Teresa 

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009 for his studies on the structure and function of the ribosome, a key component in protein synthesis. 

5. Venkatraman        Ramakrishnan