The NRCP annually gives recognition to individuals and institutions who attained excellent performance in their respective fields. The awards include:
- NRCP Achievement Award is given to Regular Members in recognition of their outstanding contributions. Download NRCP ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEES 1979-2016
- Member Emeritus is given to senior members of the Council who are recognized for their exemplary contributions to the NRCP and inspiring budding scientists to do more research.
- Service Award is given to outgoing members of the NRCP Governing Board and members of the NRCP Staff, for their inspiring leadership and/or dedicated service to the Council.
- Award for Outstanding Institution is given to institutions or agencies in recognition of their dedicated support and/or significant contribution to the growth and development of basic sciences and humanities in the country.