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Who was first Indian woman Doctorate in Basic Science?

October 27, 2017

The first Indian woman Doctorate in Basic Science was Janaki Ammal in 1931. She was a world renowned Botanist, cytogeneticist. Ammal persuaded her degree in US and returned to India. She was likely the first woman to obtain a PhD in botany in the US. After returning India she started her...

Who was first Indian woman to receive a medical doctorate degree?

October 27, 2017

The first woman to receive a medical doctorate degree was Anandibai Joshee in 1885. She qualified as a doctor is USA. She was also among first two Indian women who were trained in western medicine. The other was Kadambini Ganguly, a Graduate of Bengal Medical College. Anandibai Joshee was...

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