College of Horticulture was initially taken up in the Veterinary College Campus during 1972 at Mannuthy and later shifted to the KAU Main Campus, Vellanikkara in 1977. At present, the College functions in the academic blocks II and III while the academic block I is occupied with university administrative affairs. It has grown in many folds since its inception and has a very good academic record with excellent faculty. The faculty strives hard to attain excellence in teaching, research and extension in the field of Agriculture. It is one of the three Colleges of Agriculture, located centrally in Kerala.
The Department of Agricultural Entomology had its inception along with the formation of the College of Horticulture on 28 October,1972.Initially it was in the Mannuthy campus ,Trichur and later got shifted to the main campus of Kerala Agricultural University at Vellanikkara in 1977.The Department is engaged in teaching (undergraduate and post graduate ), research and extension activities.
The Library is housed in an appropriate position of the Main Academic Block of the college, easily accessible from all Teaching Departments, Lecture Halls and Administrative Office.
The Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes of the College are residential in nature, and hence hostel facility is provided for bonafide students, unless they are exempted on ground that they are residing with their parents or guardians. The hostel Harsha accommodates UG girl students while Haritha accommodates PG girl students. Both are located 200m away from the College. The boys are accommodated in Pamba Men’s Hostel. The hostels have spacious and comfortable rooms with extra guestrooms to accommodate guests. There are clean mess halls in which more than 100 people can dine at a time. Television sets have been provided with cable connections. The hostels enjoy round the clock telephone and security facilities also.