Distinguished Alumnus Award

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur recognises the professional achievements and contribution of its alumni through the Distinguished Alumnus Award (DAA) each year on the Annual Convocation Day.  

 

You are requested to help us identify the Distinguished Alumnus for this year by nominating those, who in your opinion should be considered for these Awards. Kindly get the nomination form filled up and submitted to the Office of the undersigned latest by 28th April 2017 Friday. A soft copy of the nomination form should also be submitted by email to deanaa@hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in.  It may not be possible to consider nominations received after this date for the current year. However, those will be considered for the next year.

Download DAA Form

Nominations in prescribed format may be submitted by past Distinguished Alumnus Awardees, Senate Members, Life Fellows, Alumni Foundations / Associations through their Presidents. Nominations must reach the Dean of Alumni Affairs & International Relations latest by 28th April 2017, Friday. Nominations received can be carried forward for 2 years with provisions for update by the concerned alumnus/alumna.

Self Nomination will not be entertained.

 

Eligibility

Any person who has received a degree from the Institute is eligible to be considered for Distinguished Alumnus Award, except in the following cases:

A.    An alumnus/alumna, who is an employee of IIT Kharagpur, shall not be eligible for the award during his/her service period except when he/she has accomplished with truly outstanding of highest order recognised widely. 
 

B. Alumni who have been awarded D.Sc (Honoris Causa) and or Life Fellow Award of the Institute will also be considered as Distinguished Alumnus Awardees of the Institute.

 

Criteria:
An individual, to be nominated for this Distinguished Alumnus Award, should have made a significant professional contribution which is recognised widely. The following, among possible other criteria, shall be considered while assessing the nominations:

•    Positions held 
•    Contributions to his/her profession
•    Awards and Honours Received 
•    Other contributions

 

Process for Selection

Nominations shall be shortlisted by a Screening Committee (SC) chaired by the Dean (AA&IR) to be constituted with the approval of the Director. Shortlisted nominations shall be peer reviewed. The SC will make a panel of such reviewers for the purpose. Based on the recommendations of the peer reviewers, the SC will make a panel for consideration of the Standing Committee. The Standing Committee will normally comprise Director as the Chairman, Deputy Director, Dean (AA&IR), Dean (F) as members and 2 (two) External Experts, following the guidelines of selection in such cases and considering all eligible nominations and their recommendations of the peer reviewers as well as recommendation of the Screening Committee and make final recommendations to the Senate and the Board of Governors for approval.

 

Past Awardees

 

Name Year Name Year
Supriyo Bandyopadhyay 2016 Thirumalai Venkatesan 2016
Gautam Biswas 2016 Indranil Manna 2016
Anurag Acharya 2016 Ajit Jain 2016
Ashoke Kumar Deysarkar 2016    
Bedabrata Pain 2015 Chetan V Vaidya 2015
S Christopher 2015 Gandhi Manoj Sumatilal 2015
Mohinder Kumar Badhwar 2015 Peter Chan 2015
Pradip Dutta 2015 Rakesh Bahadur Verma 2015
Sharat Chandra Bhargava 2015 Sundararajan Pichai 2015
Venkatesh Shankar 2015 Venu Govindaraju 2014
Hem Shanker Ray 2014 Partha Sarathi Ghosh 2014
Niraj Kumar Jha 2014 Krishen Mehta 2014
Vinayak Lohani 2014 Diwakar Acharya 2014
H Harish Hande 2014 Krishnendu Chakrabarty 2014
M Sanyasi Raju 2014 Pallab Kumar Chatterjee 2014
Sushil Kumar Soonee 2014 K S Sajwan 2014
Sanjay Paul 2014 Aditi Chattopadhyay 2013
Aniruddha Roy 2013 Devinder Gupta 2013
Jayanta Chatterjee 2013 K G Narayan 2013
K K Sarbadhikari 2013 Keshab K Parhi 2013
Pramimal Kanti Bharadwaj 2013 Rabindra Nath Nayak 2013
Somnath Ghosh 2013 Sanjoy Banerjee 2012
Pinakpani Chakraborty 2012 Sandipan Chakravortty 2012
Anand Deshpande 2012 Supratik Guha 2012
Farrokh Pudam Mistree 2012 Viswanatha Ramamurti 2012
Dipankar Raychaudhuri 2012 Ved Prakash Sandlas 2012
Pranob Kumar Sandell 2012 Subrata Sengupta 2012
P C Varghese 2012 P K Rajagopalan 2011
Braj Bhushan Pandey 2011 Ramchandra Prabhakar Gokarn 2011
Bhubaneshwar Mishra 2011 Ramesh Kumar Agarwal 2011
Kaushik Roy 2011 Ned Mohan 2011
Lallit Anand 2011 Kalyanmoy Deb 2011
Biswapriya Sanyal 2011 Satyendranath Mukherjee 2011
Samit Kumar Bhattacharyya 2011 Amitava H Roy 2011
N S Mohanram 2011 S C Mukhopadhyay 2011
Debnarayan Bhattacharya 2011 P R Menon 2011
C N Raghavendran 2011 Pradip Kumar Dutta 2011
J V Nrupender Rao 2011 Jammi Srinivas Rao 2011
Bahadur Chand Nakra 2011 Mahinder Kumar Jain 2011
Mihir Kanti Chaudhuri 2010 Subrata Biswas 2010
Amit Chatterjee 2010 Sujoy Kumar Guha 2010
Ranbir Singh Gupta 2010 Narendra Kumar 2010
Malay Mukherjee 2010 Uttam Chand Jain 2010
Ram Nath Mukhija 2010 K Radhakrishnan 2010
Kailash Chandra Sahu 2010 Prabhakant Sinha 2010
Amit Goyal 2009 Arun Gajananrao Phadke 2009
Subir Chowdhury 2009   2009
Kiran Seth 2009 Arvind Kumar Kejriwal 2009
Ravi Kant 2009 Biswadip Mitra 2009
Anil Kumar Malhotra 2008 Pradip Kumar Roy 2008
Shantanu Kumar Mahapatra 2008 Duvvuri Subbarao 2008
Prithviraj Banerjee 2007 Supriyo Datta 2007
K Shantilal Parikh 2007 Panjab Singh 2007
Surindra Prasad 2007 A Raghupathy Upadhya 2006
Arun Sarin 2006 Asit Kumar Biswas 2006
Ravinder Nath Khanna 2006 Pradeepkumar B Khosla 2006
Avinash Chandra Wadhawan 2005 Sanjay Kumar Banerjee 2005
Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya 2004 Ramabadran Gopalakrishnan 2004
Srikumar Banerjee 2004 Anjan Bose 2004
Prem Vrat 2004 Praveen Chaudhary 2003
V C Kulandaiswamy 2003 Vinod Gupta 1993