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The College of Applied Sciences, Mavelikara was established in 1994. The institution is affiliated to the University of Kerala and is managed by the  Institute for Human Resources Development, Thiruvananthapuram, a Government of Kerala undertaking popularly known as the IHRD in the Kerala higher education sector. The College is involved in quality manpower development and training in the thrust areas of IT, Electronics, Commerce, (Hardware sector) and emerging disciplines for the students of Alappuzha District.

The college had a modest beginning with two undergraduate programmes in Electronics and Computer Science. All through these years, the college has strived to maintain impeccable standards on curricular and extracurricular fronts.  Today the institution has blossomed into a college with two full-fledged post graduate departments in  Computer Science, Electronics and Commerce & Management with regular courses B.Sc Computer Science, BCA, B.Sc Electronics, B.Sc Physics & Computer Application, B.Com Finance, B.Com. with Computer Application, B.Com.Commerce & Tax Procedure and Practice and BBA. The college also provides PGDCA,DCA, CCLIS Courses conducted by Institute of Human Resources Development. Our college work as two campuses.

  1. Main Campus : Situated in Govt. BHSS Compound, Mavelikara. The Dept. of Computer Science and Electronics are functioning at the main campus. The courses conducted in the main campus are BSc Computer Science, BCA, BSc Electronics, BSc Physics & Computer Application ,MSc Computer Science , MSc Electronics , DCA ,CCLIS  and PGDCA.
  2. Thazhakkara Campus : Situated near Govt Hospital, Thazhakkara , Mavelikara. The Dept. of Commerce and Management is functioning at the Thazhakkara campus. The courses conducted in the Thazhakkara campus are B.Com Finance , B.Com & CA, B.Com Commerce & Tax Procedure and Practice , BBA and M.Com Finance.

Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD)

The “Institute of Human Resources Development” (IHRD), was established by the Government of Kerala with the primary aim of manpower development as an autonomous Institution in 1987. The institute is registered under “The Travancore – Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies registrations Act 12 of 1955”.

The management of the institute is vested with a Governing Body composed of ex-officio members only with the Honorable Minister of Education, Kerala State, as the Chairman and Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala as the Vice-Chairman.

IHRD which started off with a few educational institutions in the late 80’s has now 93 institutions spread across Kerala which include 9 Engineering Colleges, 45 Colleges of Applied Science, 8 Polytechnic Colleges, 24 Technical Higher Secondary Schools, 2 Regional centers, 7 Study centers, 2 Model Finishing Schools and 2 Skill Development centers

IHRD is dedicated to the scientific, technological and economic progress of the country through human resources development. It has always believed in the principle “Think globally and act locally” so that the compulsions of the nation’s welfare are firmly entwined with and embedded in the worldwide goals of society. Due to its unique status and structure, IHRD has been the pioneer in designing unique courses in Electronics and Computer Science since 1987, which have tremendously helped the economic growth of the state by empowering the youth to get jobs in the Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, I.T and allied sectors.

The backbone of IHRD is a task force of around 2000 employees, which include Graduates, Postgraduates, Diploma Holders etc. employed at every level including strategic planning, implementation, project management, administration, analysis etc.

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Director of IHRD Mob: +91 85470 05000 Email:


Principal Mob : +91 85470 05046 Email:


Head, Dept. of Computer Science Mob : +91 9447032077 Email:


Head, Dept. of Electronics Mob : +91 94460 85328 Email:


Head, Dept. of Commerce & Management Mob : +91 9061646027 Email:

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