EFLU 2019 – All you need to know about English Honours at EFLU (English and Foreign Language University)


Do you get immersed in the imaginary world unfolded by the classic works? Do you want to further your knowledge in the conceptual and technical skills employed in language and literature, particularly English? Then English And Foreign Language University (EFLU) offers you a career-oriented Bachelor English Honours program spanning 3 years.

English And Foreign Language University (EFLU), formerly known as Central Institute Of English And Foreign Languages, is a Public University affiliated to UGC wholly dedicated to the study of English and Foreign Languages including Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish in such areas as Teacher Education,  Literature, Linguistics Interdisciplinary and Cultural Studies. With its main campus in Hyderabad and its branches in Lucknow and Shillong, this is the only University of its kind in South Asia.

B. A. (English Honours) at EFLU

This career-oriented program of three years duration makes a successful attempt to extend beyond the frontiers of traditional degrees in the same awarded by other universities. The program encompasses five courses which include a Core Course, a Discipline-Specific Elective, a General Elective, Skill Enhancement Courses and Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course. The admission to this program is done on the basis of the EFLU Entrance Exam conducted every year by the concerned authorities.

EFLU Entrance Exam 2019

This is an annual national level examination conducted every year tentatively in the month of February in various centers across the country to determine admissions to the BA (Honours) program at EFLU.

Eligibility Criteria for EFLU

The candidate must have passed the 12th-grade examination from any Central /State Board recognized by the Association Of Indian Universities (AIU) with a minimum of 50% aggregate score. The minimum score required for the reserved Categories is 45%. Candidates appearing for the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply.

Important Dates

EVENTS DATES(tentative)
Online Registration starts January second week, 2019
Last Date for Registration February first week, 2019
Admit Cards can be downloaded from February third week, 2019
EFLU Entrance Exam February fourth week, 2019
Result April third week, 2019
Counseling /Interview June 2019

Application Procedure

Documents Required

You must attach a scanned copy of the following :

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter card/Ration card/Passport
  • Caste certificate (in case of applications under the OBC/ SC/ST quota)
  • Persons With Disability certificate if applicable
  • Wards of Defense Personnel certificate if applicable

How to apply

Application forms will be made available online on the official website from the prescribed date. Complete the required details carefully and submit to register. A password will be sent to your registered email ID /mobile number. Fill in the application form and submit. Login with your Username and Password to fill in the Online Registration form. Upload the necessary documents and pay the respective amount of Admission Fees online through Net Banking /Credit/Debit Card. The Application Fees for different categories are as follows :


The candidate can apply for two regular full-time programs in the same application form. Here the candidate has to pay the Entrance Exam Fees for two exams.

Admit Card for EFLU Exam

Admit Cards for the successfully registered candidates for EFLU can be downloaded from the official website from the prescribed dates using your Username and Password. It is mandatory to be brought to the examination hall during EFLU Entrance Exam.

Examination Centres for EFLU Entrance Exam

The following will be the centers for EFLU Entrance Exam :

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Anand, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.

Exam Pattern for EFLU 2019

EFLU Entrance Exam is a common online test spanning 2 hours. The test has a total of 100 Objective Questions with a maximum of 100 marks. The exam is conducted in two shifts, that is, from 10:00a.m.-12:00a.m. and 02:00p.m.-04:00p.m. The candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each of the correct answers. There is no penalty for wrong answers. The entrance exam for English program has the following sections :


Foreign nationals need not attempt the exam. Instead, they need to score the prescribed score in either IELTS/TOEFL.

Exam Result

The results of EFLU Entrance Exam 2019 will be declared in the third week of April 2019 on the official website.





Cut Off for EFLU Exam

The minimum cut-off the candidate needs to secure to qualify the exam is 50%. It is 45% for candidates belonging to OBC category and 30% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories.


The eligible candidates will be called to attend the Counseling session or Interview on the prescribed dates with the required documents including the original certificates at the University campus. You have to pay the Counseling fee to attend the Counseling session.

For further information and updated notifications, visit the official website.


EFLU is one of the most exciting and highly respected educational communities in the country. Join this long established university and be the forefront of language studies and research. Good luck for your attempts!