Important Awards and Their related Fields

Notes on Important Awards and Their Related Fields

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Important Awards and Their Related Fields

Dear Aspirants, we have seen in most of the competitive exams questions are coming from Important Awards and their Fields. Keeping this in mind Marksbooster Team prepared complete notes on Important Awards and their related Fields. This topic is very much helpful for all competitive exams like IBPS, RRB, State level exams etc. So make use of it.

Here is the Complete list of Important Awards and their Related Fields : 

Noble Prize Peace





Medical sciences

Bharat Ratna Art


Public Services


Lenin Peace Prize Peace , Friendship
Sahitya Akademi Award Books in Indian Languages and English
Padma Vibhusan Second Highest Civilian Award
Grammy Awards Music
Man Booker Prize Authors of Novel
Tansen Award Music
Pulitzer Prize Journalism



Ashoka Chakra Civilian Awards
Dhanvantri Award Medical Sciences
Kalinga Science
Lalit Kala Akademi Award Arts
Kalidas Samman Classical Music

Classical Dance


Magsaysay Public Service



Literature and Creative Arts and International Understanding

Bowelay Award Agriculture
Sangeet-Natak Akademi Award Music , Dance ,Drama
Merlin Magic
Shaurya Chakra Civilian or Military Personnel
Param Vir Chakra Military
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award Science nd Technology
Sahitya Akademi Award Literary
Juliet Curie Award Peace
R.D. Birla Award Medical Sciences
Right Livilihood Award Field of Environment and social Justics
Abel Maths
Vyas samman Literature

Brief Note on few Important Awards:

Here we are providing short note on few Important Awards and their related fields.

Bharat Ratna
– Highest civilian award of India.
– Instituted in 1954.
– Presented for exceptional public service and rarest achievements in the field of art, literature and science
– First recipient was Dr. Radhakrishnan.

Man Booker Prize
– Highest literary award to authors of British, Irish and Commonwealth countries.
– Instituted in 1968 by the Booker Company and the British Publishers Association along the lines of Pulitzer Prize of US.
– Renamed as Man Booker Prize, as the sponsorship has been taken over by the Man Group, an international stockbroker.

 Magsaysay Awards
– Instituted in 1957 and named after Ramon Magsaysay, the former President of Philippines.
– This award is given annually on August 31.
– Award is given for outstanding contributions to public service, community leadership, journalism, literature and creative arts and international understanding.

 Pulitzer Prize
– Instituted in 1970 and named after the US Publisher Joseph Pulitzer.
– Conferred annually in the USA.
– For accomplishments in journalism, literature and music.

Padma Vibhushan
– Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award.
– For distinguished services in any field including Government service.
– Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree are the other important civilian awards.

Bhartiya Jnanpeeth Awards
– Instituted in 1965.
– Given for distinguished works in any recognized language by a scholar.

Sahitya Akademy Awards
– Instituted in 1965.
– Given for any exclusive writing in any of the 22 languages including English literature.

Gallantry Awards
 Param Vir Chakra: It is India’s highest award for bravery.
 Mahavir Chakra: It is the second highest gallantry award.
– Vir Chakra: It is the third highest gallantry award.
– Ashok Chakra: It is the highest peace-time gallantry award.

 Dhanvantri Award
– These awards are given for the extra ordinary performance in medical sciences.

R.D. Birla Award 
– Given in the field of medical sciences.

Vyas Samman
– Instituted in 1992 by the K.K. Birla Foundation.
– For outstanding contribution to Hindi literature.

 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards
– Given to the Indian scientists for their exceptional performance.

Right Livelihood Award
– Instituted in 1980 by the Right Livelihood Society, London.
– Known as alternate Nobel Award.
– To promote and contribute in the fields of environment and social justice.

Kalinga Prize – Science
–The Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is an award given by UNESCO for exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people.

Grammy Award – Music
–A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

Abel Prize – Mathematics
–The Abel Prize is an international prize awarded annually by the Government of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.

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