Prize and Awards in India

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Here is the list of all prestigious prize, awards and honours given by Indian Government to a person for their dedication and work in the field of arts and literature, science, history, sports, films and other field.


Civilian Awards of India

Bharat Ratna: The Bharat Ratna Award is the highest civilian award of India.

Field: It is given for exceptional performance in any field or service.


Padma Awards

The Padma Awards are given in three categories; Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri.

Padma Vibhushan: Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award of India after Bharat Ratna.

Field: Given for exceptional performance in the field of service, including public service, doctors and scientists.


Padma Bhushan: Padma Bhushan is the third highest honour of India after Padma Vibhushan.

Field: Given for distinguish service of a high order.


Padma Shri: Padma Shri is the fourth highest honour of India after Padma Bhushan.

Field: Given for distinguish service.




Arts & Literature Awards of India

Jnanpith Awards: For Indian authors and writers.

Field: Given for outstanding performance in the field of literature.


Sahitya Akademy Award: For Indian authors and writers.

Field: Given for outstanding writing of books in Indian Language.


Military Awards of India

Param Vir Chakra: The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is the highest military award of India.

Field: Given for showing great courage at wartime.


Ashoka Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra is the highest peacetime military award of India.

Field: Given for showing great courage during peacetime.



Games and Sports Awards of India

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is the highest sporting award of India.

Field: Given for outstanding international performance in a sport for a consecutive 4 years.


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