P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Prize

To encourage the participants at the Mathematical Olympiads, , the Society instituted in 1987 an annual prize in the memory of the late Professor P. L. Bhatnagar, who did pioneering work in organizing Olympiads in the country. . The Prize is awarded every year during the annual conference of the Indian Mathematical Society to the top scorer of the Indian Team for IMO.



The details of the Prize winners are as follows :
Sr. No. Year The Awardee Place
1 1987 Amol Shreerang Dighe. Mumbai.
2 1988 R. Muralidhar. Mumbai.
3 1989 Archisman Rudra and
R. Venkatraman
Kolkata and
Mumbai.
4 1990 Rina Panigrahy. Kolkata.
5 1991 Moses Samon Charikar. Mumbai.
6 1992 Kaustubh Namjoshi. Pune.
7 1993 Kaustubh Namjoshi Pune.
8 1994 Arvind Sankar. Mumbai.
9 1995 Subhash Ajit Khot. Ichalkaranji.
10 1996 Ajai C. Ramadoss. Bangalore.
11 1997 Rishi Raj. Ranchi.
12 1998 Abhinav Kumar. Jamshedpur.
13 1999 Vaibhav Vaish. Lucknow.
14 2000 Vaibhav Vaish,
Swastik Kopparty and
Swarnendu Datta.
Lucknow,
Kolkata and
Kolkata.
15 2001 Abhay Kumar Jha. Kolkata.
16 2002 Nikhil A. Savale. Pune.
17 2003 Vipul Naik. Delhi.
18 2004 Anand Deopurkar and
Vipul Naik.
Pune and
Delhi.
19 2005 Abhishek H. Dang. Pune.
20 2006 Apurva K. Nakade. Nagpur.
21 2007 Abhishek H. Dang. Pune.
22 2008 Anirudh Gurjale and
Utkarsh Tripathi.
Hyderabad and
Kanpur.
23 2009 Sameer Wagh. Pune.
24 2010 Gaurav D. Patil. Pune.
25 2011 Akashnil Dutta. Kolkata.
26 2012 Debdyuti Banerjee and Prafulla Susil Dhariwal. Hoogly (Kolkata) and Pune.
27 2013 Mr. Sanglik Saha and Mr. Shubham Sinha. Kolkata and New Delhi.
28 2014 Mr. Sanglik Saha. Kolkata.
29 2015 Mr. Jeet Mohapatra. Odisha.
30 2016 Mr. Kapil Pause. Goa.