There are six houses in Garrison Cadet College Kohat. The houses are named after renowned personalities of Muslim history namely, Ayubi House, Ceena House, Ghazali House, Zangi House, Jinnah House and Kayani House named after the renowned Jurist, Muhammad Rustam Kayani. Each cadet is allotted a house at the time of admission in the college. Each house is supervised by a house warden, who is assisted by a house tutor, cadet appointments, one non-commissioned officer (drill and PT instructor) and two house Babas.
The college also has well organized messes, which cater for six houses. Messes are managed by a Messing Officer, who is assisted by a Mess Supervisor and three Assistant Mess Supervisors. In addition to various other facilities, messes are supported by a modern Roti Plant for baking of bread (Roti).
The College Mosque is the center of all religious activities. It has the capacity to accommodate about 2000 Namazies at a time. Besides the daily 5 times prayers, Jumma Prayers, Travih Prayers, in Ramadan, are offered in this beautiful mosque. Moreover, other religious functions like Eid-Milad-un-Nabi, Shab-e-Barat, 27 Ramadan- etc are also performed here. A regular Khateeb and Moazzan (both Hafiz-e-Quraan) have been appointed for said purposes.