First in India

Questions & Answers on First in India, Events,Inventions, human achievements, discoveries .Here is a complete list of important "First in India" events. It will be very helpful for enhancing the General Knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways,Kerala PSC etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam.

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The First President Of Indian Republic
Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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The First Prime Minister Of Free India
Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

: 3

The First Indian To Win Nobel Prize
Rabindranath Tagore

: 4

The First President Of Indian National Congress
W. C. Banerjee

: 5

The First Muslim President Of Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tayyabji

: 6

The First Muslim President Of India
Dr. Zakir Hussain

: 7

The First British Governer General Of India
Lord William Bentinck

: 8

The First British Viceroy Of India
Lord Canning

: 9

The First Governor General Of Free India
Lord Mountbatten

: 10

The First And The Last Indian To Be Governor General Of Free India
C. Rajagopalachari

: 11

The First Man Who Introduced Printing Press In Free India
James Hicky

: 12

The First Indian To Join I.C.S.
Satyengra Nath Tagore

: 13

India's First Man In Space
Rakesh Sharma

: 14

The First Prime Minister In India Who Resigned Without Completing The Full Term
Morarji Desai

: 15

The First Indian Commander-in-Chief Of India
General Cariappa

: 16

The First Chief Of The Army Staff
Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singh Ji

: 17

The First Indian Member Of The Viceroy's Executive Council
S. P. Sinha

: 18

The First President Of India Who Died While In Office
Dr. Zakir Hussain

: 19

The First Prime Minister Of India Who Did Not Face The Parliament
Charan Singh

: 20

The First Field Marshal Of India
S. H. F. Manekshaw

: 21

The First Indian To Get Nobel Prize In Physics
C. V. Raman

: 22

The First Indian To Recieve Bharat Ratna Award
Dr. Radhakrishnan

: 23

The First Indian To Cross English Channel
Mihir Sen

: 24

The First Indian To Receive Jnanpith Award
Sri Shankar Kurup

: 25

The First Speaker Of The Lok Sabha
Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar

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The first Vice-President of India
Dr. Radhakrishnan

: 27

The first Education Minister
Abul Kalam Azad

: 28

The first Home Minister of India
Sardar Vailabh Bhai Patel

: 29

The first Indian Air Chief Marshal
S. Mukherjee

: 30

The first Indian Naval Chief
Vice Admiral R. D. Katari

: 31

The first judge of International Court of Justice
Dr. Nagendra Singh

: 32

The first person to receive Paramveer Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma

: 33

The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen
Sherpa Phu Dorjee

: 34

The first Chief Election Commissioner
Sukumar Sen

: 35

The first person to receive Magsaysay Award
Acharya Vinoba Bhave

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The first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Hargovind Khurana

: 37

The first Chinese traveler to visit India
Fahein

: 38

The first person to receive Stalin Prize
Saifuddin Kitchlu

: 39

The first person to resign from the central cabinet
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

: 40

The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna
Khan Abdul Ghaftar Khan

: 41

The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics
Amartya Sen

: 42

The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Justice Hiralal J. Kania

: 43

The First Vice President Of India
Dr. Radhakrishnan

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The First Education Minister Of India
Abdul Kalam Azad

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The First Home Minister Of India
Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

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The First Indian Judge Of International Court Of Justice
Dr. Nagendra Singh

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The First Person To Recieve Paramveer Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma

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The First Person To Reach Mt. Everest Without Oxygen
Sherpa Anga Dorjee

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The First Chief Election Commissioner
Sukumar Sen

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The First Person To Receive Magasasay Award
Acharya Vinoba Bhave

: 51

The First Chinese Traveller To Visit India
Fa Hein

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The First Indian Person To Receive Stalin Prize
Saifuddin Kitchlu

: 53

The First Foreigner To Receive Bharat Ratna
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

: 54

First Governor Of Bengal
Lord Clive

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First Governor General Of Bengal
Warren Hastings

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First Indian To Pass I.C.S.
Surendra Nath Bannerjee

: 57

First Indian Cosmonaut
Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma

: 58

First Temporary President Of Constituent Assembly
Dr. Sachchida Nand Sinha

: 59

The First Indian To Get Jnanpeeth Award
G. Shankar Kurup

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The First Indian Pilot
J. R. D. Tata

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First Chairman Of Prasad Bharti
Nikhil Chakravorty

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The First lady to become Miss World
Reita Faria

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First Woman Judge in Supreme Court
Mrs Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

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The First Indian Woman Ambassador
Ms C B Muthamma

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The First Woman Governor Of a State In free India
Mrs Sarojini Naidu

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The First Indian Woman Prime Minister
Mrs Indira Gandhi

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The First Indian Woman to climb Mt. Everest
Bachhendri Pal

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The First Indian Woman to climb Mt. Everest Twice
Santosh Yadav

: 69

The First Woman President of the Indian National Congress
Mrs Annie Besant

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The First Woman Chief Justice of a High Court
Mrs Leela Seth

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The First Woman Pilot in Indian Air Force
Harita Kaur Dayal

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The First Indian Woman president of the United Nations General Assembly
Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit

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The First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian state
Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani

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The First Woman Chairman of union Public service commission
Roze Millian Bethew

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The First Woman Director General of Police (D.G.P.)
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

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The First Indian Women Lieutnant General
Puneeta Arora

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First Indian Woman Air Vice Marshal
P Bandhopadhyaya

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First Indian Woman Chairperson of Indian Airlines
Sushma Chawla

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First Indian Woman I.P.S. Officer
Mrs Kiran Bedi

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The First & last Muslim Women ruler of Delhi
Razia Sultan

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The First Woman to Recieve Ashoka Chakra
Neerja Bhanot

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The First Indian Woman to cross English Channel
Aarti Saha

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The First Woman to Recieve Nobel Prize from India
Mother Teresa

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The First Woman to Recieve Bharat Ratna
Mrs. Indira Gandhi

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The First Woman to Recieve Jnanpith Award
Asha Purna Devi

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The First Woman President of India
Pratibha Patil

: 87

Delhi's First Women Mayor
Aruna Asaf Ali

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Delhi's First Woman Chief Secretary
Shailja Chandra

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Fastest Asian Women to swim across the English Channel
Anita Sood

: 90

First all-women crew to fly an air Force Chetak Helicopter
Flight Cadets Cheryl Dutta and Simran Sodhi of IAF

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First Indian woman magistrate appointed in United Kingdom
Kantha Talwar

: 92

First India woman mayor in United Kingdom
Lata Patel

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First Indian woman President of Indian National Congress
Sarojini Naidu

: 94

First Indian woman producer and director
Fatima Begum

: 95

First Indian woman to become Miss Universe
Sushmita Sen

: 96

First Indian Woman to go in space
Kalpana Chawla

: 97

First woman to head any Wakf Board in India
Bader Sayeed

: 98

First Indian woman to reach the final of an Olympic event
P.T.Usha

: 99

First Indian woman to win a medal in an Olympic event
Karnam Malleshwari

: 100

First Indian woman boxer to win an international event
M.C.Merykom

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First Indian woman to Swim across the English Channel
Arati Saha

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First Indian Miss Universe of the new millennium
Lara Dutta

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First woman Ambassador from India
Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

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First woman Central Minister
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

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First woman film star to be a member of Rajya Sabha
Nargis Dutt

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First woman Governor of Tamil Nadu
Justice M. Fatima Beevi

: 107

First Indian woman judicial officer
Anna Chandy

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First woman Minister of an Indian state
Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

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First woman Speaker of an Indian state
Shano Devi

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Grandma Madonna from India
Asha Bhonsle

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India's first Test-Tube Baby
Kruti Parekh

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