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List of notable or famous professors from India, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in India and even some popular professors who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from India is included when available.

List people include Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Manmohan Singh and many more.

This historic professors from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from India?" These prominent professors of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian professors.

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Professors from India
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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, studied physics at St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, and aerospace engineering at the Madras Institute ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Rameswaram, India

Profession: Politician, Professor, Scientist, Writer, Aerospace Engineering

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Abhijit Banerjee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from India
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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee is an Indian economist. He is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Banerjee is a co-founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, a research affiliate of Innovations for Poverty Action, and a ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Profession: Professor, Economist

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Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from India
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Abraham Verghese is a physician-author, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. He is also the author of three best-selling books, two memoirs and a novel. In 2011, he was elected to be ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Africa, Ethiopia

Profession: Professor, Author, Physician, Writer

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Aijaz Ahmad is a well-known Marxist literary theorist and political commentator based in India. Born in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India just before it gained independence from British rule, Aijaz Ahmad along with his parents migrated to Pakistan following partition. After his education he worked ...more

Birthplace: India

Profession: Professor

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