1. Mr. Akashdeep Kamra (Batch III-Physics) was awarded Rs. 20,000/- from his parent institution Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for his two publications in
2. Mr. Pratysh Pandey (Batch V- Physics) was awarded Rs. 10,000/- from his parent institution Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for his publication in
3. The research work on quantum teleportation of another NIUS scholar Sreeram Murlidharan (Batch III – Physics) from Loyala College, Chennai was singled out for special mention by the renowned journal Nature.He was also awarded Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Masters in Photonics programming.
Several students have been encouraged to pursue science as a career.
A case in point is Raghu Mahajan (Batch IV – Physics) the IIT all India rank one (AIR -1) who left the IIT Delhi computer science program midway to pursue a career in physics research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and who has also acknowledged the positive influence of the NIUS program in his decision making.