Sophia Girls’ College, Ajmer functions under the management of the Mission Sisters of Ajmer, a Sisterhood of Indian women, whose dedication to God enables them to impart a liberal and enlightened education in the upliftment of humanity. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fortunatus Caumont, First Bishop of Ajmer, (1871- 1930) the Founder of the Mission Sisters of Ajmer and his sister Rev. Mother Matilda (1880-1950) are the Founders of the Institution.
The Sophian Institution was founded in 1919 as a small Primary School to educate girls of conservative families of the time. It gradually grew from Middle to a High School and in 1942 was raised to the Intermediate level. The Institution acquired the Degree status in 1959 so as to provide Higher Education facilities for women. Today the institution is a full-fledged College permanently affiliated to Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer in the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management (BBA), Computer Application (BCA), Honours in English and Economics, Post Graduation in English and Computer Science.
The Congregation of the Mission Sisters of Ajmer (a Sisterhood of Indian women) imbued with the love of Christ and inspired by Mary-Seat of Wisdom -the role model of all women, are committed to work in the field of Higher Education and to uplift the girl child and thus empower her by providing a holistic development to make an effective contribution to the community, society and nation.
We are committed to:
Inspire young women to achieve academic excellence
Teach discernment so that our students think for themselves and think
Encourage and recognise talent in individual students.
Create an awarencess that education is a continuous quest.