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Military Colleges in Pakistan

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Military Colleges in Pakistan

Three Military Colleges in Pakistan

Military College Jhelum

Military College Jhelum (MCJ) is a feeder military high school, located at Sarai Alamgir (Jhelum District) but now in (Gujrat District), Pakistan. Though it is physically located in Gujrat District, due to its very close proximity it is still associated with the City of Jhelum, and is considered to be in the cantonment limit of Jhelum. The institution feeds the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. Military College Jhelum is one of three military colleges in Pakistan; the others being Military College Murree and Military College Sui.

History

The college’s foundation stone was laid on 3 March 1922 by the Prince of Wales. as the King George Royal Indian Military School (KGRIMS) at the Jhelum and Jallandhar cantonments in Punjab Province (Jallandhar is now in the Indian state of Punjab but the school was relocated and renamed as the Chail Military School). Regular classes at the college began on 15 September 1925.

Location

Military College Jhelum is located in the district of Gujrat in the town of Sarai Alamgir. Due to its proximity to city of Jhelum and because original Jhelum was on Sarai Alamgir side plus the inclusion of Sarai Alamgir in district Jhelum before 1998, it is widely known as Military College Jhelum (MCJ).

Military College Murree

Military College Murree or MCM, is a military high school, located at Upper Topa, Murree Tehsil, Pakistan. Military College Murree is very close to Rawalpindi thus allowing easy access to it. The institution leeds the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. Military College Murree is one of the 3 Military Colleges in Pakistan.

History

The colleges foundation stone was laid on 1 September 2008 by the General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

Student Life

The students are called cadets. Cadets take part in sports such as field hockey, football, basketball, volleyball, squash, tennis and horse riding. Fitness activities include judo, karate, gymnastics, jogging and running. Physical training (PT) is conducted in the morning and sports in the evening. Students are taught drill and shooting.

Military College SUI

Military College Sui is a military school located in the town of Sui in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It is owned and operated by the Pakistan Army and feeds the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul.

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