Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Ahuja (MDS, PGDHHM, FICD, FWFO, FPFA, FICCDE) an alumni of King George Medical College, Lucknow. After having one year of experience in AIIMS, New Delhi, he joined Army Dental Corps as a Direct Permanent Commission Officer in July, 1970. He served the length and breadth of the country on variety of assignments including Bangladesh operations and faced militancy in Nagaland and J & K.
Army Chief duly awarded him “commendation card” for his dedication, loyalty, sincerity and setting an example for others, while serving at Pune (from 1983- 1989). During this period he was not only teaching at AFMC but had a privilege of starting the Post-Graduation in the field of Orthodontics. He took premature retirement in Nov, 1993 and got in full time teaching in Dental colleges.
He served Subharti Dental College for more than 11 years as HOD-Orthodontics & as a Principal. He later took over as Pro-Vice Chancellor of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University.
Dr. Ahuja, conferred with "Meerut Ratan" by All India Conference of Intellectuals. Decorated with "Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani'" award by National Integration & Economic Council, New Delhi.
He had an honour of being the President of Indian Orthodontic Society for the year 2010-11.
Dr. Ahuha has been Lecturing Nationally Internationally and has large number of research paper to his credit. He was decorated as the first Professor Emeritus of the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University in 2010 on the eve of his retirement as Pro-Vice Chancellor, for his dedication and acumen. His diversified experience and astute administrative capabilities make him a dynamic administrator. In April 2014, he took over as Director - General Administration of the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University.
International Forum of Defence Services (Dental) awarded him Lifetime achievement, this Award given to him by Chairman, Maj. Gen. Yimin Zhao on 09th Sept. 2014.
He was duly selected to take over the reins of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut as Vice Chancellor by the Search Committee and appointed by Hon'ble Chancellor in the month of April 2015.
Indian Orthodontic Society conferred the “Outstanding Professor” award to Prof. Ahuja during the Golden Jubilee celebration year of I.O.S. held at Hyderabad on 11th December 2015.
He has been conferred with the Decoration as outstanding Professor of Orthodontics by the Association of Indian Orthodontic Society – 2015. He also awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Army Chief, General Dalbir Singh Suhag in year 2016 and distinguish Alumni KGMC, award – April 2016.
More recently, A Lifetime achievement awarded to him by National Institute of Cleanness Education & Research 2016.