R P Singh, fresh from his exploits in Pakistan was profusely thankful to the varsity for bestowing the honour on him.
He is pursuing his second year Bachelors Degree (Arts) at LU.
At a felicitation ceremony, Prof R P Singh, LU vice chancellor presented him with a trophy and citation.
''Lucknow University is proud of honouring Rudra Pratap Singh, who has made a big name in International cricket by his talent,'' the VC said.
Singh said he was speechless as the honour bestowed on him was coming in the presence of his 'gurus'.
Hailing from the neighbouring Rae Bareli district, he is a product of Gomti Nagar Sports Hostel in the state capital. He later joined Lucknow University as an undergraduate student.