Jeelan Central College, Panadura (commonly known as Panadura Jeelan Central College or simply as Jeelan) ( Sinhala: ජිලාන් මධ්‍ය මහා විදුහල, Tamil: ஜீலான் மத்திய கல்லூரி, Arabic: جيلان‎)located in Panadura. The meaning for the Name “ஜீலான் JEELAN جيلان” is “Selection/ தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்படுதல்”.

It was founded in 1900 as Quran Madrasa by three of the most prominent Sri Lankan Muslims of the day, M. C. Siddi Lebbe I. L. M. Abdul Aziz and Arasi Marikar Wapchie Marikar, with the active patronage of Ahmed Orabi Pasha of Egypt. It is currently the largest Muslim educational institution in Sri Lanka with more than 2000 students studying here.