The school was constituted under the KUFOS Act 2010 (5 of 2011) by Government of Kerala and KUFOS first statute 2013 as per G.O. (P) No.67/2013/F&PD dated 16th November 2013. The school of School of Fisheries Resource Management and Harvest Technology comprises of 6 departments.
The school offers B.F.Sc. (along with other Schools), 3 M.F.Sc. and PhD programmes. The main mandate of the school is to offer academics, research and extension programs in area of Fisheries Resource Management, Aquatic Environment Management, Fisheries Engineering and Technology and allied fields. Establishing research centers in area of great relevance and thrust comes under the purview of the school.