In 2008, the Federal Government extended help for establishing a cadet college in Balochistan to bring this province up to par with other provinces, thus providing equal opportunities to the talented and brighter students from Balochistan as well.
The project of establishing a cadet college in Balochistan was conceived in approximately 2003 to 2005. The President of Pakistan gave his blessings in 2008. The present site was selected in 2005 and the construction of the first two phases started in 2007. The college started functioning in 2008 with the induction of its first entry of 60 cadets.
Cadet College Killa Saifullah is located in district Killa Saifullah at Nasai, Baluchistan, Pakistan at a distance of 140 km from Quetta. It covers an area of 560 acres. It may be the largest college in Baluchistan by area.
Students aged 11–13 are admitted to CCKS after an entry test which is usually taken in the winter every year throughout Pakistan. This entry test is based on the course contents of the 6th class (grade 6). The top sixty students are granted admission.
The college is subdivided into four wings: