Irinjalakuda Diocese was established in year 1978, and His Excellency Mar James Pazhayattil took over the reins as the first Bishop of the Diocese. Irinjalakuda Diocese is doing and excellent service meeting the needs of Education, Health and Social responsibilities. Considering the needs of value based education, the Diocese decided to establish an Engineering college to mark the Episcopal Silver Jubilee Year of His Excellency Bishop Mar James Pazhayattil and Silver Jubileee of the formation of the Diocese of Irinjalakuda. The Irinjalakuda Diocesan Educational Trust (IDET) was formed and registered on 23-07-2001 with Reg. No: 138/IV2001 at Irinjalakuda registration office and His Excellency Mar James Pazhayattil as its Chairman.