Government of Kerala established Govt. Polytechnic College Pala in 1984. The institution started its journey with an intake of 15 students each in two branches, Electronics Engineering, Instrument Technology. Computer Engineering diploma course started in 1985. With the addition of Electrical and Electronics branch in 2013 the number of programs increased to four and the intake at present is 240 students.The college is situated at Kanattupara, 2 kilometers away from Pala town in the Pala- Thodupuzha road.