College of Engineering Kottarakkara was established in 2004 and is a pioneer technical institution in Kerala. The college is affiliated to the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, and the courses are recognised by AICTE. It has a very large network of educational institutions with more than 50 institutions under it including Engineering Colleges, Applied Science Colleges, Polytechnics and Technical Higher Secondary Schools. About 1000 technical and non technical staff are presently employed in IHRD. The Institute is a self contained beautiful, green campus of about 25 acres with all the modern amenities.
It is an autonomous institute established by the Government of Kerala.