The College of Applied Science, Kuzhalmannam, Kottayi managed by Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD), a Kerala Government Undertaking is situated in Kottayi village near by Kottayi Panchayat Office in Palakkad district. This is a self-financing institution and is affiliated to the University of Calicut.Established in July 2008 – the college offers UG programs in B.Sc. Electronics, B. Sc. Computer Science and B Com with Computer Applicationunder Choice Based Credit Semester System (CUCBCSS) .