Sreekrishnapuram V.T. Bhattathiripad College under the management of 'Sree Sankara Trust' started functioning in December 1982 at the 'Agrasala' of Pachayil Temple. The college is named after Sri. V.T. Bhattathiripad who is acknowledged as one of the pioneers of Social revolution in Kerala. This is the Second college run by Sree Sankara Trust the first being the Sree Sankara Vidyapeetom College at Perumbavoor.
The college is affiliated to the Calicut University and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Deputy Director of Collegiate Education Trissur. The college has been included in the list of colleges prepared under section 2 (f) and 12(B) of the U G C Act 1956 as per Letter No. F 8-91/99 (C_P-1) dated 28-03-2000 of Secretary UGC.