It was established specially for the children of Kahuta Research Laboratories (KRL) employees.
Its first principal was Mr. Rafique Ranjha who established it. Mr M.A Siddiqi remained principal for a long time and during his period it matured into a good institution. Mrs Nighet Firdous Khalid is the present principal.
The college is providing education in the fields of science and humanities. The number of students has exceeded the mark of 2700. They are divided into four houses: Sina, Hayyan, Razi and Khayyam.
The college publishes Alqadeer magazine.