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

 

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