• Honorary Lt. Col of the Indian Army (TA), 2011.
  • Padma Bhushan 3rd highest Indian Civilian Award, 2009.
  • Punjabi Rattan Award, 2009.
  • CNN IBN Sportsman of the Year Award, 2009.
  • NDTV Sportsman of the Year Award, 2009.
  • Rotary Shreyas Award, 2009.
  • Bharat Shiromani Award, 2009.
  • India Youth Icon Award, 2009.
  • GQ Men of the Year Award, 2009.
  • Teacher’s Achievement Award, 2008.
  • Arjuna Award, 2000.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2001.
  • Maharaj Ranjit Singh Award, 2001.
  • K.K. Birla Award, 2002.
  • Madhya Pradesh Khel Ratna, 2008.
  • UT Government Most Elite Sportsman Award, 2002.
  • Uttaranchal Praman Patra Award, 2003.
  • Punjab Praman Patra Award, 2006.
  • NDTV-Indian Sportsman of 2008.