As many as 8 serving VCs of Indian universities are BHU alumni

Madan Mohan Malaviya BHU Founder

Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was an Indian educationist and politician notable for his role in the Indian independence movement and as the four times president of Indian National Congress. He was respectfully addressed as Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and also addressed as 'Mahamana'. He was posthumously conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on 24 December 2014, a day before his 153rd Birth Anniversary.

A.P.J Abdul Kalam

BHU Visiting Professor | Nuclear Scientist

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, a Bharat Ratna laureate and the 11th President of India, was a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. Kalam is also credited for developing several ballistic intercontinental missiles, including the famous Agni missile.

Sir C.V. Raman

BHU Visiting Professor | Indian Physicist

Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman (born 7 Nov.1888), a notable BHU mentor, was awarded with Nobel Price for discovering the phenomenon Raman Scattering. India honoured Sir C. V. Raman with the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, in 1954.

Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala

BHU Alumni | Former Prime Minister of Nepal

Koirala was the first democratically elected and 22nd Prime Minister of Nepal. He held the office for 18 months before being deposed and imprisoned at the instruction of King Mahendra.. Koirala was the focus of Nepalese politics during the 1950s, 1960s, and the 1970s. Even today, long after his death, people of Nepal feel that the restoration of multi-party democracy is a tribute to him. Koirala was also one of the most important literary figures of Nepal.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Former Vice-Chancellor at BHU | Second President of India

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India (1962-1967). Radhakrishnan was awarded several high awards during his life, including a knighthood in 1931, the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in India, in 1954, and honorary membership of the British Royal Order of Merit in 1963. He was also one of the founders of Helpage India, a non-profit organization for elderly underprivileged in India.

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