The College has 4 academic departments, namely :
Department of Joint Studies (DJS),
Department of Land Warfare (DLW),
Department of Maritime Warfare (DMW) and
Department of Air Warfare (DAW).
Each Department has 2 divisions;
The Senior Course (SC) and
The Junior Course (JC)
in the Land, Maritime and Air Warfare Departments.
Each department is headed by a Director (Brig Gen or
their equivalents) while the divisions are headed by
Chief Instructor (CI) with establishment rank of
Colonel or their equivalent. Directing Staff (DS)
form an essential component of the manpower
establishment of all the departments in the College.
The establishment rank for DS is Lieutenant Colonel
or its equivalent.