Cadet College Skardu

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Cadet College Skardu
Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Motto We Beat The Best
Opened 2001
Area 997 kanals
Colour(s) Blue
Demonym Skardovians
Houses 6

Cadet College Skardu is a military high school located at Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The college was established in 2001 and is the first institution of its kind in the Gilgit-Baltistan. The college is funded by the Federal Government and is being administered by the Ministry of Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs.


The campus of Cadet College Skardu is located in the center of Skardu valley next to the Skardu airport in Hotto town. Skardu is linked to Islamabad International Airport by a daily flight. It takes about forty five to sixty minutes to fly from Islamabad to Skardu. The college is approximately 7,000 feet (2,100 m) above sea level.


The foundation stone of the college was laid in 1994. Phase-I of the College has been completed at a cost of Rs.150 million. The College Campus, which includes three hostels, accommodations for staff, academic block and planned civic facilities is spread over an area exceeding 1000 kanals (125 acres).


The college is divided into four houses.

Colours House Named after
Sky Blue K-2 K2 Mountain
Red Nanga Parbat Nanga Parbat Mountain
Green Rakaposhi Rakaposhi Mountain
Snow White Siachen Siachen Glacier
Not yet Decided Deosai Deosai Plain
Not yet Decided Concordia Concordia (Karakoram)


Up to Secondary Level, the College provides uniform science education; the medium of instruction being English. At higher secondary level, the students are offered the following combinations in addition to compulsory subjects:

  • Pre-Engineering: Physics, Math and Chemistry.
  • Pre-Medical: Physics, Biology and Chemistry.


When the pioneer batch appeared in SSC-I exam held under FBISE, the college got the highest CGPA among all institutions. Since then, it has maintained its position at the top. Although no individual student has ever topped the FBISE, the collective GPA has been highest every year, at both SSC and HSSC levels.


Following are the Principals of the College:

Brig (R) Taj Iqbal 2001 – 2004
Col. Khalid Sharif 2004 – 2005
Lt. Col. Safdar Abbas Kazmi 2005 – 2006
Lt. Col. Abdul Naeem 2006 – 2009
Col. Azhar Hussain 2009 – 2010
Brig Ejaz Ahmad Najaf 2011 – 2014
Brig Nasir Khan Jadoon 2014 – 2017
Birg Kaleem Mushtaq 2017 - Onward


Following are the Adjutants of College

Major Haroon Khan 2012 - 2015
Major Muhammad Ali 2015 - 2017
Captain Amir Shehzad 2017 -Onward


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