Type of College

Public - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition





University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi

On 10th January 1930, Lord Irwin established the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS). Located in a unique location in New Delhi, the college is surrounded by Ferozshah Kotla, Daryaganj, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place.
The college is affiliated to the University of Delhi, New Delhi. The college is also recognized and approved by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), New Delhi.

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences aims at making improvements in patient care through education, research, and clinical expertise.

The first unit of Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences called the Lok Nayak Hospital, earlier known as Irwin Hospital was established by Lord Irwin on 10th January 1930. At that time, the Indian Medical Service was dominated by the British.

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences derived its name from the first Union Minister of Education and Scientific Research of independent India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The first batch of BDS was started in November 1983 and in 2007 MDS courses were introduced in the college.

The dental wing was separated from MAMC in 2003 as Maulana Azad Dental College and Hospital. The Government of NCT of Delhi granted it an independent status. The college got the status of an autonomous institute in 2006. Now it was renamed as Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences.

In the field of dental sciences, the institute has been declared as one of the best dental institutions. Under the Government of NCT of Delhi, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences has been announced as a 'Center of Excellence'. The Outlook magazine has ranked it no.1 in the list of dental colleges in India.

The prestigious ‘FICCI award for operational excellence’ was awarded to Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences in healthcare. A five years undergraduate (BDS) programme and three years postgraduate (MDS) programme with various specializations are offered at the college.

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences has a tie-up with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. Under this, certificate courses are offered in the distance mode.

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences has tie-ups with top universities and institutions across the globe and collaborates in the areas of research partnerships, exchange programmes and other forms of engagement and interaction.

Under the University of Delhi, the college follows its own selection process which is based on merit. Through an online application process, the college offers a space for students to fill in their academic achievements and interests.

An entrance examination is conducted by the CBSE which serves as the qualifying examination for getting admission to the college. As per government rules, fifteen percent of the seats are reserved for the SC (5 seats), seven and a half percent of the seats are reserved for the ST (2 seats) and twenty-seven percent of the seats are reserved for the OBC (9 seats).


  • The college has the vision to become an institute of global and regional excellence in the field of research, dental education and patient care


  • The college is on a mission to provide comprehensive, affordable and accessible oral healthcare services to everyone, especially the underprivileged
  • The college has an attractive campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning with Young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff
  • The college has well-equipped with all modern facilities like digital classrooms, library, laboratories, operation theatre's, canteen, computer center, seminar halls & medical facilities etc. as required for the students to study here
  • The college campus is eco-friendly and free from outside disturbance which provides a congenial atmosphere for study
  • The institution has a team of highly qualified, talented and dedicated teachers who encourage the updated dental knowledge in all the fields and assist the BDS & MDS Students with high skills in practical’s so that they can shine very well in their future dental practice
  • The library now contains 5,000 books of various subject’s, 25 National Journals and 75 International Journals. There is a reading room attached to the library wherein dailies, Magazines, periodicals, e-books, Photocopying services, Internet connection are available
  • The library has 3 separate sections - a) Reference (b) Lending and (c) Reading
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to assure the quality of the college
  • The State Government and the Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC /ST / OBC
  • Seminars are organized at departmental levels from time to time to enrich the level of knowledge of the students in the relevant field
  • Hi-Tech internet facilities can be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Institution established one anti-ragging committee.  The Institution formed one committee associated with students and teachers for anti-ragging. The decision of the committee is the final for any punishment against ragging
  • Continued Dental Education (CDE) programme is conducted once in 3 months in the college. Its importance is to gain more knowledge in the field of dentistry.
  • Hi-Tech theory class was taken through "Touch On Cloud" Software to the Students with iPad and Laptops
  • The patients were explained and counseled about their problems through the i-Pad explanation with pictures. In order to understand the basic relation between Sugar & Dental Caries as well as improper brushing technique and Periodontal diseases, this i-Pad counseling got overall success criteria
  • Mentor-Mentee system is a program designed exclusively for students to interact with one faculty who helps the student to solve academic, and other personal problems. Mentor, in turn, interacts with Deputy Chief Mentor and Chief Mentor for further measures. Apart from this, counseling is provided by professional counselors
  • Department of Periodontics has conducted the "Laser Hands-on Course" for all the CRRIs who posted in the department and also given demon in Vegetables and patients with  appreciation Certificate
  • The college strongly believes in overall development of the student and hence extracurricular activities of the students are given equal importance
  • The Root Canal Treatment (RCT) has been done under the "Endodontic Microscope" in Post Graduate Clinic of Conservative and Endodontic Department
  • Annual Cultural week and Sports week are arranged to bring the talents of the students to the fore while prizes won at intercollegiate tournaments speaks volumes especially the group dance troupe
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Digital library
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Digital Classrooms
  • Blood Donation
  • Conference Hall
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Outpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Residential Complexes
  • Operation Theater





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