2014
Lifetime Achievement Award 2014
2012
Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award for 2012
New Delhi
2012
Delhi Government Lifetime Achievement Award
2012
Prem Nazir International Award
2012
Honoris Causa
(Doctor of Literature)
Jadavpur University, West Bengal
2012
Sangeet Natak Academy Fellowship
Sangeet Natak Academy
2012
Gulab Khan Award
Maharaja Gaj Singh in Jodhpur
2011
Banga Vibhusha Award
Government of West Bengal
2011
DLitt Degree
DLitt degree from the North Bengal University
2010
Vivekananda National Award
Vivekananda National Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Indian Information and Broadcasting
2010
Grammy Nomination
Grammy Nomination in the Best Traditional World Music Category for their CD Ancient Sounds
2009
Medal of Honour
Medal of Honour the first and the only musician from Asia who has been awarded by The Tara Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
2008
Samagam
Khan’s first Sarod Concerto premieres at St Magnus Festival
2008
The Solitaire Award
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council's 25th edition Council
2007
Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
Jamia Milia Islamia University
2007
Key to the city of Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Amaturo Theater USA
2007
Honorary Citizenship
City of Tulsa, Oklahoma
2007
Honorary Citizenship
City of Albuquerque, New Mexico
2005
US India Business Council 30th Anniversary Honour
US India Business Council, Kennedy Center,
Washington DC
2004
15th Fukuoka Asian Culture
Grand Prize in Japan.
2003
"Commander of the order of Arts and letters"
by the French Government
2002
Hon'ry Doctorate
Jivaji University, Gwalior
2002
Hon’ry Citizenship
Atlanta
2001
Deshikottama-Hon'ry Doctorate
By the Vishva Bharati University in Shantiniketan, West Bengal
2001
Association of Indians in America honor sarod maestro
Robert A.F. Thurman and George Cardona in New York for their immense contribution in their fields
2001
Shankar Dev Award
By the Prime Minister of India
2001
Padma Vibhushan
Highest Civilian Award, by the President of India.
2000
Certificate of Appreciation
BBC World Service Trust, Media Campaign for Leprosy Elimination
1998
Hon'ry Doctorate
Delhi University
1997
Hon'ry Citizenship
Nashville, Tennessee
1997
Hon'ry Citizenship
Houston, Texasting
1997
Hon'ry Doctorate
University of York,' England
1997
Crystal Award World Economic Forum
Geneva
1996
Unicef's National Ambassadorship
UNICEF
1995
Gandhi Medal UNESCO
Paris
1995
"Raga Bhairav"
The disc released by Navras records was selected among the 50 Best Classical Albums of the year 1995, according to a report in the BBC Magazine.
1994
Jawahar Lal Nehru Excellence Award
14th Nov
1993
Sangam Award
1993
Sarod Samrat
Vice President of India, Gwalior
1992
Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award
1991
Padma Bhushan
Government of India
1990
Dawn Dreams
This album, released by HMV, was awarded a Gold Disc by The President Of India.
1990
Vijaya Ratna Award
India International Friendship Society
1989
Tansen Award
National Cultural Organisation, New Delhi
1988
Smitsmriti Award
International Cultural Development Organisation
1987
Kala Saraswati
Andhra Ratna Andhra Pradesh Kalavedika
1986
Shiromani Award
President of India
1984
Amjad Ali Khan Day
State Of Massachusetts, April 20, USA
1980
Kala Ratna
Sangeet Kala Sangam, Bhopal
1975
Padma Shree
President of India
1970
UNESCO Award
International Music Forum
1960
Sarod Samrat
Prayag Sangeet Samiti , Allahabad