The Moravian Institute was registered in 1963 as a charity providing education to underprivileged students in Dehradun, India. Moravian Institute was founded by Br Eliyah Phunthsog whilst he was undertaking the revision of the New Testament in Tibetan for the Bible Society of India in Dehradun district.
The Moravian Institute is affiliated with Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE), Delhi. The Moravian Institute has its own hostel, school and vocational training program. The school offer classes from Ist to XIIth standard.
The Moravian Institute provides a high quality formal education for 403 children aged four to eighteen (School years K-12), including ICSE (Year 10), ISC (Year 12 academic), CVE (Year 12 vocational) examinations, non-formal education (NIOS Year 10 & 12 examinations) to another 139 students, and further support and guidance for 22 students in post-secondary education.
Currently the 564 student body that the Institute serves consists of 195 boarders, 360 day students and 9 students off campus . The ratio of male to female is approximately 3:2.