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Annual Convocation
Recipients of Hony. Degrees
Year Name Degree Date
1876 H.R.H. Albert Edward, Prince of Wales Doctor in Law 03.01.76
1876 Monier Williams Doctor in Law 11.03.76
1876 Krishna Mohan Banerjee Doctor in Law 11.03.76
1876 Rajendralal Mitra Doctor in Law 11.03.76
1897 Alfred Wooddey Croft Doctor in Law 20.02.97
1898 Mahendralal Sircar Doctor in Law 19.02.98
1906 H.R.H. George Frederick Ernest Albert, Prince of Wales Doctor in Law 05.01.06
1908 Andrew Henderson Leith Fraser Doctor of Literature 14.03.08
1908 Asutosh Mookerjee Doctor of Science 14.03.08
1908 Arthur Schuster Doctor of Science 14.03.08
1908 Ramkrishna Gopal Bhandarkar Doctor of Philosophy 14.03.08
1908 Pratul Chandra Chatterjee Doctor of Law 14.03.08
1908 Gooroo Das Banerjee Doctor of Philosophy 14.03.08
1908 Eugine Lafont Doctor of Science 14.03.08
1908 Herbert Hope Risley Doctor of Philosophy 14.03.08
1908 Gerald Bomford Doctor of Medicine 14.03.08
1908 Thomas Henry Holland Doctor of Science 14.03.08
1908 Praphullachandra Ray Doctor of Philosophy 14.03.08
1908 George Frederick William Thibant Doctor of Science 14.03.08
1908 Subbaiyar Subramaniya Aiyar Doctor of Law 14.03.08
1911 (Special) Crown Prince of the German Empires of Prussia Doctor of Law 04.02.11
1912 Douglas Cravan Phillott Doctor of Philosophy 16.03.12
1912 Paul Johannes Briihl Doctor of Science 16.03.12
1912 Jagadis Chandra Bose Doctor of Science 16.03.12
1913 (Special) Hermann Oldenbary Doctor of Literature 25.01.13
1913 Andrew Russel Forsyth Doctor of Science 25.01.13
1913 Taraknath Palit Doctor of Law 25.01.13
1913 Paul Vinogradoff Doctor of Law 26.12.13
1913 Hermann Jacobi Doctor of Literature 26.12.13
1913 William Henry Young Doctor of Science 26.12.13
1913 (Special) Rashbehary Ghosh Doctor of Philosophy 26.12.13
1913 Rabindranath Tagore Doctor of Literature 26.12.13
1913 Henry Hubert Hayden Doctor of Science 26.12.13
1913 Sylvain Livi Doctor of Literature 26.12.13
1920 Alfred Charles Auguste Foucher Doctor of Literature 05.01.20
1921 (Special) John Lumley Dundas Earl of Ronaldshay Doctor of Literature 17.12.21
1921 Rufus Daniel Isaacs, Earl of Reading Doctor of Law 17.12.21
1921 William Jackson Pope Doctor of Science 17.12.21
1921 William Alexander Craigie Doctor of Literature 17.12.21
1921 Mokshagundum Visvesvaraya Doctor of Science (Eng.) 17.12.21
1921 Brajendranath Seal Doctor of Science 17.12.21
1921 Raghunath Purushottam Paranjpye Doctor of Science 17.12.21
1921 John Hubert Marshall Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Gilbert Thomas Walker Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Rudrapatna Shama Sastri Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Sakkottai Krishnaswami Aiyenger Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Henry Stephen Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Cuthbert Edmund Cullis Doctor of Science 17.12.21
1921 Dineschandra Sen Doctor of Literature 17.12.21
1921 Devadatta Ramkrishna Bhandarkar Doctor of Philosophy 17.12.21
1921 Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman Doctor of Science 17.12.21
1921 Abanindranath Tagore Doctor of Literature 17.12.21
1921 Syed Ameer Ali Doctor of Law 17.12.21
1921 Arthur Anthony Macdonell Learning Doctor of Oriental 17.12.21
1921 Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David,Prince of Wales Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall,High Steward of Windsor Doctor of Law 27.12.21
1922 James Wilford Garner Doctor of Law 18.11.22
1926 (Special) William Ewart Greaves Doctor of Law 29.07.26
1928 Arnold Sommerfeld Doctor of Science 12.10.28
1930 William Spence Urquhart Doctor of Law 05.08.30
1931 Rajendranath Mukherjee Doctor of Science 28.02.31
1931 Heramba Chandra Maitra Doctor of Literature 28.02.31
1931 Charles Albert Bentley Doctor of Medicine 28.02.31
1932 Francis Stanley Jackson Doctor of Law 11.01.32
1934 (Special) Hassan Suhrawardy Doctor of Science 06.08.34
1938 (Special) James Hopwood Jeans Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Francis William Aston Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Ernest Barker Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Arthur Henry Reginald Buller Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Arthur Stanley Eddington Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938(Special) Ronald Aylmer Fisher Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) William Searle Holdsworth Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Charles Gustave Jung Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Charles Samuel Myers Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 (Special) Waltter Straub Doctor of Law 07.01.38
1938 Syamaprasad Mukhopadhyay Doctor of Literature 26.11.38
1941 Nilratan Sircar Doctor of Science 08.03.41
1942 Sir Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Doctor of Law 28.02.42
1942 (Special) Mohammad Aazizul Huque Doctor of Literature 12.03.42
1944 (Special) Bidhanchandra Ray Doctor of Science 14.06.44
1948 (Special) Chakravarti Rajagopal Acharia Doctor of Law 30.11.48
1949 (Special) Pramathanath Banerjee Doctor of Literature 27.08.49
1952 (Special) Rajendra Prasad Doctor of Law 26.12.52
1952 (Special) Harendracoomer Mookerjee Doctor of Literature 26.12.52
1952 (Special) Sambhunath Banerjee Doctor of Law 26.12.52
1956 (Special) Jogeschandra Ray Doctor of Literature 17.04.56
1957 (Special) Nandalal Basu Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Rajsekhar Basu Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 Zakir Hussain Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 Vidhusekhar Bhattacharyya Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Jogendranath Bagchi Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Arnold Joseph Toynbee Doctor of Literature 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Satyendranath Basu Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Lloyd Viel Barkner Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Jnanendrachandra Ghosh Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Harold Spencer Jones Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Yosio Kitagawa Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 (Special) Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnnan Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 Prasantachandra Mahalanabis Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 Arcot Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 Alexander Nikolaevich Nesmeyanov Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 John Robert Oppenheimer Doctor of Science 23.01.57
1957 Sudhiranjan Das Doctor of Law 23.01.57
1957 Atulchandra Gupta Doctor of Law 23.01.57
1960 (Special) Niels Henrik David Bohr Doctor of Science 23.01.60
1961 (Special) Nirmal Kumar Sidhanta Doctor of Literature 28.01.61
1965 (Special) Gopinath Kaviraj Doctor of Literature 21.01.65
1967 (Special) Satischandra Ghosh Doctor of Literature 23.09.67
1968 (Special) Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay Doctor of Literature 24.08.68
1968 (Special) Nilratan Dhar Doctor of Science 24.08.68
1969 Rameshchandra Majumdar Doctor of Literature 31.03.69
1969 Dilip Kumar Ray Doctor of Literature 31.03.69
1969 Radhagobinda Nath Doctor of Literature 31.03.69
1969 Sunitikumar Chattopadhyay Doctor of Literature 31.03.69
1969 Debendramohan Basu Doctor of Science 31.03.69
1970 Srikumar Bandyopadhyay Doctor of Literature 01.10.70
1970 Priyadaranjan Ray Doctor of Science 01.10.70
1971 Durgadas Basu Doctor of Law 19. 11. 71
1972 (Special) Abu Sayeed Chowdhury Doctor of Law 05.12.72
1973 Sailendranath Sen (Posthumous) Doctor of Medicine 16.06.73
1973 Prasantabihari Mukhopadhyay Doctor of Law 16.06.73
1974 (Special) Hargobind Khorana Doctor of Science 04.11.74
1975 (Special) Jnanendranath Mukhopadhyay Doctor of Science 24.11.75
1976 Sumitranandan Pant Doctor of Literature 13.03.76
1981 Gopalchandra Bhattacharyya Doctor of Science 21.01.81
1982 Janardan Chakrabarti Doctor of Literature 25.05.82
1982 Udipi Ramchandra Rao Doctor of Science 25.05.82
1984 (Special) Rezaul Karim Doctor of Literature 14.07.84
1985 Satyajit Ray Doctor of Literature 22.03.85
1986 Pandit Ravi Shankar Doctor of Literature 25.04.86
1986 (Special) Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Doctor of Literature 02.09.86
1988 (Special) Hemantakumar Mukhopadhyay Doctor of Literature 01.04.88
1988 G. I. Marchuk Doctor of Science 01.04.88
1989 Hirendranath Mukhopadhyay Doctor of Literature 24.01.89
1989 Bhabatosh Datta Doctor of Literature 24.01.89
1989 Asesh Prasad Mitra Doctor of Science 24.01.89
1989 Safdar Hasmi (Posthumous) Doctor of Literature 24.01.89
1990 Subodhchandra Sengupta Doctor of Literature 17.01.90
1990 Srijib Bhattacharyya Doctor of Literature 17.01.90
1990 Gopal Haldar Doctor of Literature 17.01.90
1991 (Special) VO Nguyen Giap Doctor of Literature 16.01.91
1993 Amartya Kumar Sen Doctor of Literature 17.02.93
1993 Asghar Ali Engineer Doctor of Literature 17.02.93
1994 Sambhunath De (Posthumous) Doctor of Science 25.02.94
1994 Govanni Spadolini Doctor of Literature 25.02.94
1995 L.M. Singhvi Doctor of Law 17.04.95
1995 Durgadas Basu Doctor of Literature 17.04.95
1995 Triguna Sen Doctor of Science 17.04.95
1995 Radhanath Rath Doctor of Literature 17.04.95
1997 Ali Akbar Khan Doctor of Literature 16.08.97
1997 Lila Majumdar Doctor of Literature 16.08.97
1998 Sushil Kumar Dhara Doctor of Literature 27.05.98
1998 Binoy Krishna Chaudhuri Doctor of Literature 27.05.98
1998 Pratap Chandra Chunder Doctor of Literature 27.05.98
1998 Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan Doctor of Science 27.05.98
1998 Abtar Singh Paintal Doctor of Science 27.05.98
2001 Jayanta Vishnu Narlikar Doctor of Science 15.01.01
2001 (Special) Noam Chomsky Doctor of Literature 22.11.01
2002 Krishnaswami Kasturirangan Doctor of Science 05.04.02
2002 Romilla Thaper Doctor of Literature 05.04.02
2003 Calampudi Radhakrishna Rao Doctor of Science 28.01.03
2003 Tapan Kumar Roychaudhuri Doctor of Literature 28.01.03
2004 C. N. R. Rao Doctor of Science 09.03.04
2004 Ashoke Sen Doctor of Science 09.03.04
2005 Man Mohan Sharma Doctor of Science 28.04.05
2005 Mihir Kanti Rakshit Doctor of Science 28.04.05
2005 N.K. Ganguly Doctor of Literature 28.04.05
2006 Sankar Lal Adhya Doctor of Science 27.03.06
2006 Andre Beteille Doctor of Literature 27.03.06
2006 Purusottama Lal Doctor of Literature 27.03.06
2007 (Special) Romano Prodi Doctor of Science 12.02.07
2007 (Special) Jyoti Basu Doctor of Law 26.04.07
2007 Nirendranath Chakraborty Doctor of Literature 03.05.07
2007 Tapas Majumdar Doctor of Literature 03.05.07
2008 Goverdhan Mehta Doctor of Science 23.09.08
2008 Mushirul Hasan Doctor of Literature 23.09.08
2008 Ratan Lal Brahmachary Doctor of Science 23.09.08
2009 Mrinal Sen Doctor of Literature 11.09.09
2009 Santi Pada Gon Chaudhuri Doctor of Science 11.09.09
2009 Sunita Narain Doctor of Science 11.09.09
2010 Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Doctor of Law 05.10.10
2010 Bimal Jalan Doctor of Literature 05.10.10
2010 Srikumar Banerjee Doctor of Science 05.10.10
2012 Shyam Benegal Doctor of Literature 22.03.12
2012 U.R. Ananthamurthy Doctor of Literature 22.03.12
2012 Pranab Kumar Sen Doctor of Science 22.03.12
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