E.S Engineering College was set up with the sanction of the Government of Tamil Nadu and approval of All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi with the aim of offering high quality educational, research and training programmes in science, engineering, technology and management at graduate, post-graduate and doctoral levels. The college has launched out–reach programmes for the promotion of socio–economic standards of various communities through extra- mural programmes.
The College is located on National Highway (NH) 45 in Villupuram. Villupuram is the headquarters of Villupuram district and is 160 kms from the Tamil Nadu state capital of Chennai. Villupuram is just 40 kms from Puducherry,the capital of UT of Puducherry.