Azeezia College of Dental Sciences and Research is one of the finest dental institutions in Kerala which commenced in the year 2004. The Dental College is the first venture of Podikunju Musaliar Memorial Charitable & educational Trust established in 2001 and chaired by Shri.Abdul Azeez. The annual intake of students in the institution is 100 for UG course and 22 students for PG program. The main campus of dental college is spread over5 acres with built-up area of 3,41,430 sq ft.The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the Dental Council of India.The college has modern facilities and advanced equipments to fulfil the needs of the Undergraduates and Postgraduates in every branch of dentistry. There are specially designed laboratories and teaching facilities such as lecture halls, auditoria and departmental seminar rooms and departmental libraries which make this a well recognized institution in the country. In addition to the state of the art designated dental operation theatres, the vast diagnostic facilities that are available at the medical centre are also readily accessible for the students and faculty of the dental college. Several hundred patients who visit the dental college and hospital every day appreciate the comprehensive careprovided.
The faculty of the college consists of experienced and highly qualified teachers in various speciality of dentistry propelling high quality learning in a tension free environment. The ideal teacher student ratio makes learning on one to one basis feasible. Interest of both slow and advanced learners are catered to the best. ICT enabled student centric active learning approaches adopted are the highlights of academic activities.
The postgraduates, faculty, and undergraduate students are also encouraged to actively indulge in research in various aspects of dentistry. To encourage research activities in the institution and to impose quality and standards to the research work done, the college has a Scientific Committee, with its members as eminent people from various fields. In order to review the ethical issues which might arise in research proposals in the health and biomedical fields, an Ethical Committee has been functioning in the college.
For a smooth and well coordinated functioning of all the departments, various cellshave been established like the Student grievance cell, college administrative council, NAAC coordination committee and Internal Quality check and assurance committee.
To improve the understanding between students, their parents and the various departments and the college, an Academic Cell has been serving to mediate between them. The college has an anti-ragging policy in accordance with the ACT No. 10 of 1998 passed by the Kerala Government in the Legislative Assembly that prohibits ragging within or outside the institution and makes ragging punishable under Law.
The alumni association is the back bone of this institute and plays a very vital role in the overall progress. The Azeezia Alumini Association is registered under the Societies Registration Act, Kerala with many members. The alumni meet will be held once in ayear and structured Committee comprising President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive committee members will be elected.
The institute is committed for excellence in learning and teaching as well as imparting high quality oral health care for all seekers. The College has excellent records of cultural and Sports and Games activities. Students regularly participate in inter College and inter University competitions. We have good College teams for Cricket, Football, Volley Ball and Basket ball. We were the winners in inter University tournament for Cricket,consecutively for two years.The executive structure of the institute is based on the inclusive leadership and teambuilding approach. Principal is the administrative head of the institute who is ably supported by the vice-principal, Heads of all departments, team members of various administrative committees, NAAC Coordination committee, steering committee,NAAC criteria teams, and the administrative staff of various sections. Periodic review meetings are called by the principal to assess the functioning and progress of the institute. Further, the governing council of the institute takes periodic feedback from concerned stake holders to take necessary measures to promote continued quality sustenance and growth.The stated vision, mission & objectives of the institute reflect the ethos and spirit of active learning, service to humanity, the zeal for research and innovation.
Our vision is to create a healthier society by providing affordable healthcare services and to inspire the budding aspirants to reach the unreached for the betterment of the community.
- To provide a comprehensive and quality dental education with ethical values.
- To stimulate and extend the frontiers of knowledge through faculty development and continuing education programmes.
- To promote competent and qualified manpower of health care services.
- To master the art of healing and explore the frontier of health with a mandate to reach the unreached through compassionate practice, committed teaching and constant research.
- To make research the significant activity involving student, faculty and other stakeholders of education in our college.