This institution started functioning as a Technical High school in 1964 and was upgraded to a Polytechnic in 1994. The College now offers three Diploma courses in the branches of Polymer Technology (PT), Electronics and Instrumentation (EI), and Textile Technology (TT). This is one of the leading institutions under Govt. sector offering value based technical training and education.
Located between Thrissur and Ernakulam, the cultural and commercial capitals of Kerala, Koratty is a small but beautiful village. The Polytechnic is situated at a distance of 300 meters east from NH-47 and 400 meters from the Koratty Angady railway station. The Cochin International Airport is a distance of 15 Km from Koratty. The Information Technology Park and the KINFRA industries park, a government undertaking meant to boost the development of Thrissur district and the Government press are close to our institution.
College Library:Govt. Polytechnic College, Koratty appreciates the significance of the width and depth of the knowledge, which the students must possess for enriching their personality. The College library is envisaged for the collecting, organising and disseminating information for the members or users of the library. We continue to add latest publications in different fields of knowledge to the already existing rich collection of more than 4600 books. Our library subscribes to 5 Newspapers and 21 magazines / journals. Approx. 400 new books were added during this year.
CCF - Common Computer Facility:A computer centre in the college with internet access offers services to various departments to cater to their curricular needs .It has been upgraded and equipped with the latest technology. Students can avail of this internet facility as part of their academic activity during working hours. Currently this facility is managed by Antony Christian Lecturer in Computer Engineering.
The construction work of Ladies hostel with 1700 m2 building is completed Present status: Building construction, Electrical and Plumbing Works Completed.