Seventh-day Adventist Inter College: History And Accreditation
Seventh-day Adventist Inter College, Roorkee was founded in 1927 by F. H. Loasby as a pioneer missionary school. It was later operated as a training school for mission workers in the North-Western Union. Gradual growth followed and the curriculum was expanded to meet the demands of the growing number of students from Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. In 1942, under Pastor E. R. Streeter, it was recognized by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Southern Asia Division as a Division Co-Educational School.
In 1961, the school was recognized by the Uttar Pradesh State Education Department as a Junior High School. Under the leadership of Dr. E. A. Streeter, the School was further upgraded into High School (Std I-X).
In 1971, the Institution was affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi, offering the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) in the 10th year and Indian School Certificate (ISC) in the 12th year. In 1989 under the leadership of Dr. Edwin R. Dass the school was upgraded to become an Inter College. Under his direction the college was further expanded, renovated and improved and it received a special status among the Division Institutions.
The College under the Administration of the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists, serve the youth of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Bihar, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Nepal, Bangladesh and some Middle Eastern Countries.