Pallavan Engineering College is a leading educational institution of Pallavan Educational Trust, located in Thimmasamudram, a suburban area of Kanchipuram, India. The college is located on the National Highway 4 of National Highways Authority of India. Pallavan Engineering college was established as a private self-financed engineering college in 1997. Pallavan is amongst the top 15 private self-financed engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu . At the time of initiation, it was affiliated to University of Madras. Currently it is affiliated to Anna University. It offers 4 year engineering courses to students, who have completed 12 Std (Plus 2) and 3 year courses for students who have a 3 Year Technical Diploma and a SSLC certificate (Lateral Entry Students) .