Cadet College Kohat
Cadet College Kohat is a military high school for boys grades eight through twelve. The high school is located in the outskirts of Kohat, Pakistan.
|Motto: From Darkness Unto Light|
|Outskirts of Kohat City, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
|Number of Houses||6|
In Pakistan, Cadet Colleges were introduced by late Field Marshal, Muhammad Ayub Khan and these were established at Hasanabdal, Kohat and Petaro.
In pursuance of the recommendations of the Commission on National Education of the defunct Government of West Pakistan decided to establish another Cadet College to be the third in the province.
In recognition of the military services of the people of the area, Mr. Fateh Khan Bandial, the then Deputy Commissioner, Kohat, requested late Malik Amir Muhammad Khan , H.Pk, H.Q.A., the then Governor of West Pakistan that a Cadet College should be established at Kohat. Mr Fateh Khan acquired 144 acres (0.58 km2) of land for the college. The foundation-stone was laid by late Malik Amir M. Khan, on 19 April 1964.
The first entry of cadets was accepted in April, 1965. Academic work started with 58 cadets and one boarding house called Jinnah House. Lt. Col. (Retd.) Faizullah Khattak (late) was its founding Principal.
Houses (boarding houses)
The college is divided into six Boarding Houses spreading around the Academic Block in a semicircular shape. Houses are named after personalities of national and regional importance. Each House can accommodate up to 94 cadets and consists of ten small and two large dormitories. Apart from dormitories, there are six single rooms for the appointment holders and distinguished cadets who are selected from amongst the senior Cadets on the basis of their previous record and qualities of leadership. One of the members of faculty is appointed as an in charge of the House, known as House Master. A house tutor is available to all students during their prep and study times.
|Colours||House||Named after||Motto||Established||Phone numbers|
||Navy Blue||Jinnah||Muhammad Ali Jinnah||Unity, Faith, Discipline||1965||+92-922-205698|
||Green||Khushal||Khushal Khan Khattak||Die for Honour||1966||+92-922-205873|
||Light blue||Iqbal||Allama Muhammad Iqbal||Faith, Action, Fraternity||1966||+92-922-205871|
||Red||Ayub||Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan||Aspire and Achieve||1968||+92-922-208577|
||Light green (originally white)||Munawar||Dr. Munawar Khan Afridi||Enlightened To Serve||1969||+92-922-208517|
||Orange||Rustam||Justice Rustam Kiyani||Truth, Justice, Integrity||1969||+92-922-210602|
The college is spread over an area of about 144 acres (0.58 km2). The buildings comprise an Academic Block, six boarding houses (spread around the Academic Block in a semicircular shape), three messes, a mosque, a gymnasium, a cafeteria, a swimming pool, a ten bed hospital, several sports fields including six football grounds, six hockey fields, two cricket pitches, six basketball courts and two squash courts. The college has residential accommodation for the teaching and administrative staff.
- Vice Admiral M Asif Sandaila, Vice Chief of Naval Satff
- Rear Admiral Mohammad Shafiq, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Projects-2)
- Rear Admiral Tahseen Ullah Khan (Kit # 405), Jinnah House (1969–1974), DG Maritime Security Agency, ex-Commandant Naval War College, ex- Commander North Navy, ex-Defence Advisor Pakistan in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
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