Top 10 Greatest Indian Scientists and their Contribution


India is the land of glorious history in the field of science and technology. It is the birth place of the great scientist Aryabhatta, who was the first to introduce the concept of numbers in the ancient times and this legacy has been carried forward by the modern scientists of the country, who have greatly contribution to the world with their awe inspiring inventions and discoveries.

Here is the list of top 10 Indian scientists and their contributions:

10. Har Gobind Khorana

Har Gobind Khorana

An Indian American scientist, Har Gobind Khorana was a leading bio chemist, who was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize in 1968 for his useful research work on synthesis of proteins and interpretation of genetic code.

9. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Next among the top 10 Indian scientists is Subrahmanyam Chandrasekhar, who was commended with the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983. One of the greatest physicists of the 20th century, Chandrasekhar has made contributions in the fields of astrophysics and mathematics. One of his most well known works is the Chandrasekhar limit, which deals with Brownian Motion and theory of illumination.

8. Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose

Another well known Indian physic was Satyenra Nath Bose, whose “Bose-Einstein Theory” earned him worldwide fame. He has played an instrumental role in the field of quantum physics and an atomic particle called Boson has been named after him.

7. Dr Yellapragada Subba Rao

Dr Yellapragada Subba Rao

Next on this list comes the name of the famous biochemist called Dr Yellapragada Subba Rao, who has been credited with the discovery of a number of life saving antibiotics. An anti cancer drug manufactured by him many decades ago continues to be used globally for treating the deadly disease.

6. Dr Raja Ramanna

Dr Raja Ramanna

Dr Raja Ramanna was an outstanding physicist and nuclear scientist, who had worked in close co ordination with Dr Homi Bhabha. He was a multi faceted personality, who was also a scholar, musician and philosophy researcher.

11 thoughts on “Top 10 Greatest Indian Scientists and their Contribution”

  1. U.Sai Akshit says:

    Wonderful website but if keep their awards then it will be excellent.

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  4. achyuth says:

    its good if there is a table

    1. Santosh says:

      Achyuth, can you please give me the example from any website? So, i can do it on this post.

  5. jmllk says:

    Don’t display worst tabs but good

  6. joys says:

    Thanks to all for your great contribution and make the nation proud.

  7. RADEESH says:


  8. Inchara says:

    Very nice and informative

  9. Goutam Mondal says:

    Dear Friend You missed the Grate Scientist. Sir J C Bose, the pioneer of Wireless Communication, the person first told that Plant has life. Pioneer of Modern Semi Conductor. (For your information there is no invention is registered under the name of APJ Abdul Kalam. he was head of DRDO for long time.)

    1. Karthikaa M enon says:

      many popular scientists like Srinivasa Ramanujan, C.V Raman, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Salim Ali etc are not registered my dear friend..

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