Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) is an autonomous educational institution established by the Government of Kerala in 1987. It is dedicated to the scientific advancement, technological progress and economic growth of the country through human resources development. It endeavours to provide education and training of consistently high standard through innovative and versatile programmes suitable for the current and emerging needs of the community.

College of Applied Science Malampuzha was established in August 2008. This College offers UG programmes in B.Sc. Electronics and B. Sc. Computer Science and B. Com. with Computer Application. The B.Sc. and B. Com. programmes are being conducted in the semester system with the most recent syllabus and curriculum, modified from time to time by the University of Calicut.