The NDC function directly under the Ministry of Defence. The NDC is an Autonomous Organisation reporting to the Raksha Mantri through the Defence Secretary. For local administrative control, the College comes under the Headquarters (HQ) Delhi Area.
The NDC is headed by the Commandant, who is assisted by the Faculty which includes the Senior Directing Staff (SDS) to handle the training affairs. The administrative structure at the NDC is headed by the College Secretary. The organisation chart of NDC College is as under:-
The administrative structure at the College is headed by the College Secretary, who is of the rank of Brigadier (one star) from the Indian Army and an NDC alumnus. He is responsible for the coordination of all training activities and administration of the College. Presently, the College Secretary is Brig YS Ahlawat, YSM, SM. The other members of staff who assist the Secretary are as follows:-