In Pakistan, there is an oldest and renowned military institute known as Military Jhelum College, its abbreviation is MCJ. This military college is recognized among three popular military colleges in Pakistan. Military Jhelum College was first named as King George Royal Indian Military School and was renamed in 1956 as Military College Jhelum. This military College was first established on 3rd March 1922 at Sarai Alamgir by Prince of Wales but integrated its performances after three years in 1925.
Its aim was to make available a residential school for the sons of Muslim soldiers with the entity of generating educated rank and file for the British Indian army divisions. In exceptional cases some endowed students are transferred through the grant of commission by Kitcher College Nowgong. The school experienced structural reforms during World War II. This college was basically organized to prepare potential officers for the army. This foundation took additional steps equally in scope and service. The institute was updated as a quality public school and was recognized as the largest particular feeder for the Pakistan Military Academy.
The foundation took additional steps equally in scope and service. It was specially constructed to put into practice the course of academic distinction and personality grooming. It has served the country with strength of obligation. The alumni of this college have contributed to the general cause with unwavering affection. The College Roll of honor radiates full with the names of heroes, martyrs and leading officers in all echelons of civilians and military establishments.
The students of the college are known as cadets. There are different extra-curriculum activities for the students such as field hockey, basket ball, football, swimming, squash, tennis, volley ball and horse riding and to increase their fitness capability there are activities like karate, judo, jogging, gymnastic and running. In the morning Physical Training (PT) is performed and sports activities are conducted in the evening. More over students are trained for drilling and shooting.
The institute has more than 30 swords of Honor and numerous bravery medals. It has been credited for producing five four-star generals of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force. The main focus of this institute is to educate and groom the cadets spiritually, physically and ethically with a view to fostering their mandatory leadership qualities for orientation into the Pakistan Military Academy.