Firsts in India Male

Firsts in India (Male) | First in India Quiz (Male)

Firsts in India (Male): This is a static General Knowledge topic. The reason behind calling it static is, the information given in the below article is never going to change. The names and their achievements will forever be etched in the history of India. The below article covers information on the list of achievements in the fields of science & technology, governance, defense, sports, and architecture.

Firsts in India (Male) | First in India Quiz (Male)

  1. First Governor of Bengal

Lord Clive (1757 – 60)

  1. Last Governor of Bengal

Warren Hastings (1772 – 74)

  1. First Governor General of Bengal

Warren Hastings (1774 – 85)

  1. First Governor General of India

Lord William Bentic (1833 – 35)

  1. Last Governor General and First Viceroy of India

Lord Canning (1856-62)

  1. First President of Indian National Congress

W. C. Banerjee

  1. First Indian Governor General of Independent India

C. Rajgopalachari (21.06.1948 – 25.01.1950)

  1. First Indian to pass ICS

Surendra Nath Banerjee

  1. First Indian I.C.S. Officer

Satyendra Nath Tagore

  1. First Governor General of India (after independence)

Lord Louis Mountbatten (15 Aug, 1947 – 20 June, 1948)

  1. First Indian Cosmonaut (to go into space)

Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma

  1. First temporary President of the Constitutent Assembly

Dr. Sachchida Nand Sinha

  1. First Commander-in-Chief of Free India

General K.M. Cariappa

  1. First Indian Nobel Laureate

Rabindra Nath Tagore

  1. irst Indian Judge of the International Court of Justice

Dr. Nagendra Singh

  1. First Indian to get Bharat Ratna Award

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

  1. First Field Marshal
    General S.F.J. Manekshaw
  2. The President of Constituent Assembly

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  1. First Indian to swim across the English Channel

Mihir Sen

  1. First Indian to get Jnanpeeth Award

G. Shankar Kurup

  1. First Muslim President of Indian Republic

Dr. Zakir Hussain

  1. First Indian to win Palk-Strait Ocean Swimming Contest

Baidyanath

  1. First Speaker of Lok Sabha

G.V. Mavlankar (1952-57)

  1. First person to make Printing Press popular in India

James Hicky

  1. First Education Minister of Independent India

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  1. First President of Indian Republic

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  1. First Prime Minister of Independent India

Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

  1. First Home Minister of Independent India

Sardar Vallabh Bhai

  1. First Vice- President of Independent India

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

  1. First Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst

  1. First Indian Air Chief of India

Air Marshal S. Mukherjee

  1. First Chief of Army Staff

General M. Rajendra Singh

  1. First Chief of Naval Staff of India

Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari

  1. First large-scale Atomic Reactor of India

Apsara (1956)

  1. First Person to get Paramvir Chakra

Major Somnath Sharma

  1. First Atomic Submarine of India

I.N.S. Chakra

  1. First Indian Scientist to get Nobel Prize

C. V. Raman (Physics)

  1. First Indian Submarine

I.N.S. Cauveri

  1. First Scientist of Indian origin, to get Nobel Prize in the field of Medical Science

Dr. Hargovind Khurana

  1. First Aircraft Carrier Indian Ship

I.N.S. Vikrant

  1. First Chinese pilgrim to visit India

Fa – hien

  1. First Medium Range Missile

Agni

  1. First e-business News Paper of India

Financial Express

  1. First Scientist of Indian origin to win Nobel Prize in Physics

Subrahmanium Chandrashekhar

  1. First Indian Missile

Prithvi

  1. First Indian to win Stalin Award

Saiffudin Kichlu

  1. India’s first Nuclear Centre

Tarapur

  1. First Indian to Win Magsaysay Award

Acharya Vinoba Bhave (1958)

  1. India’s first Open University

Andhra Pradesh Open University

  1. India’s first Lok Sabha Member to be elected with a record maximum number of votes

P.V. Narasimha Rao

  1. India’s first minister to resign from Union Cabinet

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (1950)

  1. First Asian Games organised

Delhi (in 1951)

  1. India’s first Election Commissioner

Sukumar Sen

  1. First Muslim President of Indian National Congress

Badruddin Tayab Ji

  1. First Chief Justice of India

Justice Hiralal J. Kania

  1. First Person to submit the proposal of Indian Independnce in a Congress Session

Hasrat Mohani

  1. India’s first University

Nalanda University

  1. First Indian to climb Mt. Everest without Oxy. cylinder

Sherpa Phu Dorji

  1. First foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

  1. First Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Economics

Dr. Amartya Sen

  1. First Army Institute of Information Technology founded

Hyderabad

  1. Test Tube Baby of India

Indira (Baby Harsha)

  1. First Indian Pilot

J.R.D. Tata (1929)

  1. First Indian to reach Antarctica

Lt. Ram Charan (1960)

  1. First Post- Office opened in India

Kolkata (1727)

  1. First Deputy Prime Minister of India

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

  1. First Indian Prime Minister to resign from office

Morarji Desai

  1. First Indian Prime Minister to loose an Election

Indira Gandhi

  1. First President of India to die in office

Dr. Zakir Hussain

  1. First Man to climb Mt. Everest twice

Nawang Gombu

  1. First Indian to reach the South Pole

Col. I.K. Bajaj

  1. First Indian recipient of ‘Oscar Award’

Bhanu Athaiya

  1. First American President to visit India

Dwight David Eisenhower

  1. First British Prime Minister to visit India

Harold Mc Millon

  1. First Indian author to get Anderson Award

Ruskin Bond

  1. First Indian to win World Billiards Trophy

Wilson Jones

  1. First Indian Space Tourist

Santosh George

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