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Milestones

1919

Sophia founded as a primary school at the present Saint Francis Hospital on June 29. The Founders: Rt. Rev. Mgr: Henri Coumont, first Bishop of Ajmer and Rev. Mother Matilda.

1921

A boarding house gets started with one resident pupil.

1925

The first group of candidates appears for the Junior Cambridge Examination.

1926

Sophia is awarded recognition as a “Special public school for Indians”

1930

Two candidates appear for the senior Cambridge examination

1932

A modest start is made in women’s higher education with the introduction of private intermediate College.

1934

Sophia moves to Mirshali,the present Venue.

1942

The Rajputana Board of the High School and the Intermediate Education grants recognition to the institution as an intermediate college.

1950

Rev.Mother M.Matilda, the founder and the Principle of Sophia is taken to her heavenly award. Sister Catherine is appointed as the principal. Science subject are introduced in the intermediate classes. 1954 Separate Primary Block constructed in the same campus.

1958

The School switches over to the Higher Secondary Curriculum and is known as the Sophia Multipurpose High School

1959

The intermediate college is upgraded to the degree status with Sister Jovita as Principal. The 3 year degree is initiated with one student on roll and 12 for the B.A. conventional scheme

1961

The college is awarded permanent affiliation in the faculty of arts by the University of Rajasthan

1962

The college moves to its present campus. Science subject are introduced at the degree level.

1969

The higher Secondary Section is provided with new extension block to accommodate the increasing number on rolls Dec.6 and 7, 1969 : Sophia celebrates the Golden Jubilee of its foundation.

1977

Sophia becomes centre for elementary and intermediate drawing examination of J.J.School of arts Bombay

Inauguration of Home Science block.

1989

Raised to Senior Secondary level.

1990

Inauguration of Our Lady of good counsel school block

1994

December 17, 1994 and December 18, 1994 - Diamond Days of Sophia-Ajmer.

2006

Inauguration of the Auditorium.

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