List of Awards Received by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

From being born in a very poor family to becoming India’s 11th President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has shown us that nothing is impossible. And, the list of Awards that Dr Kalam has received will inspire you even more.

Dr Kalam has given an unforgettable contribution to the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) and ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation).

Not only this, but he was also deeply involved in the development of Ballistic Missile and Launch Vehicle technology.

In this blog post, I will be listing out all the awards that Dr APJ Abdul Kalam grabbed over years for his great works.

Dr Kalam with NSS Chairman Mark Hopkins

NSS Chairman Mark Hopkins presents Dr Kalam with the NSS Von Braun award for leading India into space and for being a global leader in space development.


Recommended Read: List of All the Books Written by APJ Abdul Kalam

Awards Received by APJ Abdul Kalam

Year of award or honourName of award or honourAwarding organization
2014Honorary professorBeijing University, China
2014Doctor of ScienceEdinburgh University, UK
2013Von Braun AwardNational Space Society
2012Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)Simon Fraser University
2011IEEE Honorary MembershipIEEE
2010Doctor of EngineeringUniversity of Waterloo
2009Honorary DoctorateOakland University
2009Hoover MedalASME Foundation, USA
2009International von Kármán Wings AwardCalifornia Institute of Technology, USA
2008Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa)Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2008Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa)Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
2007Honorary Doctorate of Science and TechnologyCarnegie Mellon University
2007King Charles II MedalRoyal Society, UK
2007Honorary Doctorate of ScienceUniversity of Wolverhampton, UK
2000Ramanujan AwardAlwars Research Centre, Chennai
1998Veer Savarkar AwardGovernment of India
1997Indira Gandhi Award for National IntegrationIndian National Congress
1997Bharat RatnaGovernment of India
1995Honorary FellowNational Academy of Medical Sciences
1994Distinguished FellowInstitute of Directors (India)
1990Padma VibhushanGovernment of India
1981Padma BhushanGovernment of India

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