The Governing Council which is the highest authority in the college is made up of two types of membership, namely:
i. The appointed members
These members are appointed by the Governor of Kaduna State and consist of the chairman and six other members, one of which is the Provost of the College.
ii. Co-opted members
These consist of four principal officers, namely: Deputy Provosts, Registrar (Secretary to the Governing Council) Bursar, Librarian; and two Directors of Schools.
The functions of the Governing Council are two- fold:
i. Policy formulation
The Governing council has the following committees:
i. Finance and General Purpose Committee (F&GPC) which deals with the financial and property matters of the College.
ii. Appointments and Promotions Committees (APC) which deal with all staff matters.
The Governing Council meets quarterly. However, emergency meetings can be held when the need arises.