To inculcate the quality of leadership healthy competition, self-confidence, Co-operation, Team Spirit among the cadets. All the activities and competitions are carried on at the house level by dividing cadets into four houses named after great religious and national leaders, and thinkers. One warden / teacher and two cadets (appointed as a House Captain and second as Vice-Captain) are appointed as in-charge of the house.
The house system exists mainly for the purpose of healthy competitions, based around the philosophy of team work and team spirit.
The DCA has 4 (Four) Houses which are named on the Great Warriors, Freedom Fighters, Philosophers and Thinkers.
They have been allotted different names, different colours and mottos which are as follows:-
Points are awarded to each House and at the end of the year overall championship trophy is awarded to that House whose points are maximum and that house is honoured as ‘Champion House’.