​​Major Awards and Instituted year

​​Nobel Prize

This is the most prestigious award in the world. It was set-up in 1900 under the will of Alfred Bernhard Nobel.

​​Pulitzer Prize

This was instituted in 1917 and named after US publisher Joseph Pulitzer.

​​Oscar Award

This award was established in 1929. Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win an Oscar Award in 1982 for costume design in Gandhi Movie.

​​Bharat Ratna

This is the highest civilian award of India. This was Instituted on 2 January 1954.

​​Magsaysay Award

This was instituted in 1957. This award is named after the Ramon Magsaysay, the third president of the Philippines after his death in 1957.

​​Grammy Award

It is the music industry’s highest honor. Original name is Gramophone Award. It was started in 1959.