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Till the date 2 professor received Bharat Ratna, 3 professors receved Padma Vibhushan, 5 professor received Padma Bhushan and quite a few professors received Padma Shree. Let go through it.

BHARAT RATNA

  1. Prof C. V. Raman (1954)
  2. Prof C. N. R. Rao (2014)

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

  1. Prof Satish Dhavan (1981)
  2. Prof C. N. R. Rao (1984)
  3. Prof Roddam Narsimha (2013)

PADMA BHUSHAN

  1. Dr Homi J Bhabha (1954)
  2. Prof J. C. Ghosh (1954)
  3. Prof Satish Dhavan (1971)
  4. Prof Roddam Narsimha (1981)
  5. Prof V. Rajaraman (1998)
  6. Prof G. Padmanabhan (2003)
  7. Prof Padmanabham Balaram (2014)

PADMA SHREE

There is long list for it. I am summarising what I know.

  1. Prof C. N. R. Rao (1974)
  2. Prof G. Padmanabhan (1991)
  3. Prof Govardhan Mehta (2001)
  4. Prof P. Balaram (2002)
  5. Prof N. Balakrishnan (2002)
  6. Prof M. Vijayan (2004)
  7. Prof Bhagavatula Dattaguru (2005)
  8. Prof A. K. Sood (2013)
  9. Prof E. D. Jemmis (2014)

Interesting fact is till the date only 4 scientists have received Bharat Ratna and all the 4 have connection with IISc.

  1. Prof C. V. Raman (1954, former director of IISc)
  2. Prof C. N. R. Rao (2014, Former director of IISc)
  3. M. Vishvesaraya (1955, honorary fellow of IISc)
  4. Dr. A. P. J. Kalam (1997, honorary fellow of IISc)

NOTE: There are many students from IISc who received above awards. I am restricting myself to IISc faculty only otherwise list will become too long.

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