E G S Pillay Engineering College is one of the pioneering non – grant engineering Colleges in the State. It was established by the E G S Pillay & Sons Educational & Charitable Trust, Nagapattinam in the year 1995 with the sanction of the Government of Tamilnadu, approval of the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and affiliation to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli. Its courses are affiliated to Anna University, Chennai from 2002 and the degrees are awarded by Anna University, as per the Government Orders. The College has earned the reputation of being one of the most preferred colleges by the students and parents all these years. Known for its excellent infrastructure and facilities for learning, the outstanding non – grant engineering college has registered impressive performance consistently. A gate–way to success, the college has now set on long-range planning to enlarge and enrich its programs and activities to empower the youth who aspire to become successful Engineers, Scientists and Managers.