The college was conceived by Lt-Gen Arif Bangash, the then GOC 9th Infantry
Division, Kohat. It was established as Kohat Garrison College. Land was provided
by the Pakistan Army. Foundation stone of the college was laid on March 1, 1990
by the then Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. On Completion of basic infrastructure,
classes were started in 1993. Lt-Gen Arif Bangash formally inaugurated college
on May 10, 1993.
First Principal was Col. Idrees Niazi (Retd) who remained in college from September
1992 to December 1995. Brig Talat Imtiaz Naqvi (Retd) was second Principal from
December 1995 to December 2001. Brig. Tariq Saeed (Retd) is third Principal
of the college since March 25, 2002.