The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition.
Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories.
It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American newspaper publisher(Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer, and is administered by Columbia University in New York City.
Also known as Oscar prize of journalism.
Presented by: Columbia University
First awarded: 1917
Gobind Behari Lal (1937) is the first Indian to win the Pulitzer Prize.
Jumpha Lahiri is the first Indian woman winner of Pulitzer Prize (2000).