Cadet College Skardu is one of the Government recognized Cadet College of Pakistan and unique of its kind in Gilgit-Baltistan. Within a short span of time it has achieved a remarkable success. It would not have been possible if the Government and particularly the Army had not taken keen interest in the educational uplift of Gilgit-Baltistan. There was a dire need of an institution, which could integrate the youth of Gilgit-Baltistan with the rest of the country through quality education and personality development. Keeping this objective in view Government approved the project of Cadet College Skardu in 1992.
The ground breaking ceremony tool place in 1994. The project was completed in 1996 and the College started functioning in May 2001. The college is affiliated with the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad. Since group is offered at the matric level. At F.Sc level, Pre-Medical and Pre-Engineering Groups are offered.
The College is administrated by Board of Governors headed by Chief Secretary of Gilgit-Baltistan.