Miss. G. Lilly Swords, a missionary from USA took up this challenge and started Methodist School, Batala up to 5th class along with a Hostel in 1958. In the beginning there were only 65 children studying in the school and residing in the hostel. Miss G. Lilly Swords is thus a pioneer to begin the this Institution. She had a great vision regarding education in India specially in Punjab. Along with this Institute she started four primary schools in villages.
Now the Methodist Co-Educational Senior Secondary Institution is one of the famous, reputed and prestigious Institution in this area of Punjab. It is situated in the main city of Batala on Kahnuwan Road. Our Institution is serving in the main city of Batala on Kahnuwan Road. Our Institution is serving the society since last 47 years. Our Institution is running on basis of no profit and is charitable charitable (Minority) Institution (Under Indian Trust Act 1889) run by the Methodist Church in India. It is a Society ,
Register under the Societies Act XXI of 1860 bearing Registration No. 1155 of 42-43.
We are running a Co-Educational School from Nursery to +2 classes classes with Hindi, Punjabi and English English Medium. We have at present 1500 students. We have also a hostel for boys and girls from Nursery to College students. In our hostel we have 414 students. Thus we have all the required facilities and environment of providing quality education.
Thus the Delhi Regional Conference under dynamic and visionary leadership of our Chairman BISHOP S. C. Mondal running a Lilly Swords Methodist Methodist College of Education in Batala. This Education College will fulfill the need of the day and will supply the trained Teachers for the Christian Schools, and Nation. Though the Punjab State is known as a prosperous state but it is very backward in literacy There is only 76.68% of literacy rate, therefore it will play a major role in literacy development development in this area.