EFLU Admission 2020
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 - 6:55 p.m. IST by Parul Thapa
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EFLU Admission 2020 - The English and Foreign Languages University will conduct EFLU 2020 admission test on February 29 and March 1 for PG/PG Diploma/PhD courses and on April 12, 2020 for UG programmes. EFLU admit card 2020 for the registered candidates to sit in the examination has been made available from February 19,2020 for PG, Teacher Education Courses, Post Graduate Diploma in Translation and Research programmes, in online mode. For UG programmes, the hall ticket of EFLU 2020 will be released soon by the university. Earlier, the university had released the EFLU application form along with EFLU 2020 notification on December 17, 2019, in online mode. Candidates, who wished to seek admission in language-related courses and/or programmes offered by the University could fill EFLU application form 2020 till January 21. EFLU admission test 2020 for all programmes will be held across various examination centres in 23 cities of India.

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EFLU is a national-level computer-based examination with a duration of two hours. The EFLU question paper 2020 consists of two sections, namely, objective and descriptive. The total marks allotted to EFLU 2020 exam is 100 marks. The admission in EFLU 2020 solely depends on the EFLU cut off criteria which consist of minimum marks to be scored by the candidates in EFLU exam 2020. The result and the cut off of ELU 2020 will be released in the month of May 2020.

The candidates can go through this article to know more about the application form process, examination, EFLU question papers and marking scheme, result declaration and the announcement of the cutoff. In order to know more about EFLU conducted by the English and Foreign Languages University, the candidates can continue reading.

EFLU 2020 Admission - Overview

Exam Name

English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Examination

Conducting Body

English and Foreign Languages University

Level of Examination


Examination Mode

Computer-based (Online)


Two hours (120 minutes)

Mode of Study


Total Number of Seats


Total Schools


Total Exam Centres


Courses/Programmes provided


Total UG courses


Total PG courses


Total Teacher Education courses


Total Ph.D. courses




EFLU Important Dates 2020

Given in the table below are the important dates of EFLU 2020 of the key events which the candidates are suggested to pen down in order to stay up-to-date with schedule of EFLU 2020. The dates given below are from the official brochure of EFLU 2020-21 session.



Application process begins

December 17, 2019

Last date to submit the application form

January 21, 2020

Admit card

February 19, 2020 (Released) - for PG, Teacher Education Courses, Post Graduate Diploma in Translation and Research programmes

Releasing soon - for UG programmes

EFLU 2020 exam

February 29, March 1, 2020 (For PG/PGD/PHD)

April 12, 2020 (UG Programmes)


First week of May 2020


Last week of May 2020

EFLU Courses 2020

The English and Foreign Languages University offers various UG and PG programmes which are related to English and other Foreign Languages. For UG programmes, EFLU offers a total of eight courses, for PG programmes, it offers a total of fourteen courses, while for Teacher Education and PhD programmes, it offers three and fifteen courses respectively.

In the table given below, the candidates can look out for several courses of EFLU 2020 offered by the university given along with seats allotted in each EFLU courses.

  • B.A. Courses


Total Seats

B.A.(Hons.) English

240 seats

B.A.(Hons.) Arabic









  • M.A. Courses



M.A. English

550 Seats

M.A. English Literature

M.A. Literatures in English

M.A. Comparative Literature

M.A. Linguistics

M.A. English Language Teaching

M.A. Hindi

M.A. Computational Linguistics

M.A. Arabic Language and Literature

M.A. French Language and Literature

M.A. German Language and Literature

M.A. Hispanic Language and Literature

M.A. Russian Language and Literature



  • Teacher Education Course




B. Ed.









  • Ph. D. Programmes



Ph. D. in Linguistics and Phonetics


Ph. D. in English Language Education


Ph. D. in Education


Ph. D. in Indian and World Literatures


Ph. D. in English Literature


Ph. D. in Cultural Studies


Ph. D. in Film Studies and Visual Culture


Ph. D. in Comparative Literature


Ph. D. in Translation Studies


Ph. D. in Aesthetics and Philosophy


Ph. D. in Arabic Language

and Literature


Ph. D. in French Language and Literature


Ph. D. in Russian Language and Literature


Ph. D. in German Language and Literature


Ph. D. in Spanish Language and Literature


EFLU 2020 Eligibility Criteria

EFLU Eligibility for B.A. Courses

Candidates appearing for admission to EFLU 2020 for B.A courses should have:

  • Passed in the 10+2/intermediate exam or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% (General/OBC) and 45% (SC/ST).

  • For B.Ed in English, candidates must have scored 50% marks (General/OBC) and 45% (SC/ST) as minimum aggregate in B.A. English or the same percentages for respective categories in M.A. English. Again, candidates yet to sit for the qualifying exam are subject to the aforementioned criteria for such candidates.

  • The aggregate must include the subject of English.

  • Candidates who are yet to appear for the qualifying exam must pass the exam by the admission time and scored the minimum percentage.

EFLU Eligibility for M.A. Courses

Candidates appearing for EFLU admission 2019 for M.A. courses should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree with 55% (General/OBC) and 50% (SC/ST) as minimum aggregate.

  • For PGDTE English, candidates must have passed M.A. English/English Literature/TESL/ELT/Linguistics with 55% (General/OBC) and 50% (SC/ST) as minimum aggregate. Candidates yet to appear for the qualifying examination have to refer to aforementioned criteria applicable to such candidates.

  • For PGDTA, candidates must have scored 55% (General/OBC) and 50% (SC/ST) in M.A. Arabic/Arabic Literature/Teaching of Arabic/Linguistics. Candidates who are appearing for the qualifying exam may go through the aforementioned requirements for such candidates.

  • For courses in Arabic, French, German, Russian, Hispanic language and literature, candidates must have obtained a bachelor’s degree in the respective language or bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a B1 level proficiency certificate equal to an advanced diploma in that language.

  • Candidates who still have to appear for the qualifying examination must pass the exam by the time of admission with the minimum aggregate.

Click here for detailed EFLU 2020 eligibility criteria of all the courses

Click here to view the fee break-up of all the courses offered by the university.

EFLU Application Form 2020

The university had released the EFLU 2020 application form on December 17, 2019, in online mode. The last date to fill the application form of EFLU 2020 was January 21, 2020. Candidates must make sure they fill the EFLU application form 2020 properly and completely. The university does not provide any facility of correction in the candidates’ EFLU application form. Therefore, it is suggested that the candidates upload all the requisite documents in their EFLu application form 2020.

The candidates are given a secured getaway through which they can remit their EFLU 2020 application form fee. The remittance of the application fee of EFLU 2020 can be done via Debit Cards/Credit Card/Net Banking. The fee of EFLU application form differs as per the different reservations categories, which can be seen through the table given below.

EFLU application Form Fee


Fee (In INR)





EFLU Exam Centres 2020

The EFLU exam centres 2020 for the examination are located in 23 different cities all over India. The candidates can choose their preferred EFLU exam centre while filling out the application form of EFLU 2020. They can choose their examination centres according to their preferences and convenience. The candidates must know that the university will not entertain any application or request to change the EFLU exam centres 2020 in later stages, therefore, it is suggested that the candidates choose their examination centres properly. The candidates must also keep in mind that the university has all the rights to change the EFLU examination centre without any prior notice.

The candidates will be able to find all the information regarding their EFLU exam centre 2020 on their admit card including the exact location and the venue, duration of their EFLU examination and the time to report at the centre. It is advised that the aspirants reach the exam centre half an hour before the commencement of the EFLU online exam. Possession of any electrical devices such as mobile phones, smartwatches, pagers etc will result in the candidates losing their candidature.

EFLU Exam Centre List
























EFLU Admit Card 2020

The admit card of EFLU 2020 has been released on February 19, 2020 in online mode for PG, Teacher Education Courses, Post Graduate Diploma in Translation and Research programmes. The hall ticket of EFLU 2020 for UG programmes will be released soon by the university. In order to download the EFLU 2020 admit card, the candidates have to enter their login credentials (Username and Password). Aspirants must make sure they download multiple copies of their EFLU admit card. The admit card is a hall ticket with the help of which the candidates will be able to enter the examination centre. The EFLU admit card 2020 includes details such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exact venue and location of the examination centre, date and time of the EFLU examination.

EFLU Exam Pattern 2020

The EFLU examination is computer-based with a duration of two hours. As per the EFLU exam pattern 2020, the paper is of 100 marks. The EFLU exam has two sections, namely, descriptive and objective. The candidates can read the points of exam pattern of EFLU 2019 given below.

  • For M.A. courses in Arabic language and literature, French language and literature, German language and literature, Hispanic language and literature, Russian language and literature, there are three sections - a. Objective type (40 marks) b. Pen and paper (descriptive) - 30 marks c. Oral (30 marks).

  • For B.A. (Hons.) in English, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and B.ed in English - the question paper is of objective type and of 100 marks.

  • For M.A. courses in English, English Literature, Literatures in English, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, English Language Teaching, Hindi, computational linguistics, the paper is of objective type and contains 100 questions.

  • For PGDTE in English and PGDTA in Arabic, the paper is objective type and of 100 marks.

EFLU Result 2020

The English and Foreign Language University will announce the EFLU result in the first week of May 2020. The result of EFLU 2020 will be released in the form of admission lists including the name of the candidates. The aspirants who have applied for EFLU 2020 have to look out for their names, roll numbers and marks obtained in the EFLU exam. Those who are able to score minimum cut off marks are called for EFLU counselling.

EFLU Cut off 2020

The EFLU cut off 2020 includes the minimum marks that the candidates are supposed to score/acquire in their EFLU exam. The candidates who are able to score the minimum required marks are called for the counselling process.

The break-up of the required minimum marks for each category are given below :


Required Minimum Cut off







It must be noted that the cut off marks given in the table above must be needed to be fulfilled in an objective, descriptive, and oral parts and in the aggregate score as well.

EFLU 2019 Reservation - Category-wise

  • SC: 15%

  • ST: 7.5%

  • OBC: 27%

  • PwD: 3%

  • Wards of defence personnel: 1%

  • Kashmiri Migrants: 1 supernumerary seat

EFLU Counselling 2020

The candidates who manage to acquire the required minimum cut off will be called for the EFLU 2020 counselling. The counselling process of EFLU 2020 will take place in the campus of the university in the last week of May 2020. Candidates will get all the EFLU counselling date and time in the admission lists that will be released by the university. It must be noted that the candidates are suggested to carry all the required official documents to the EFLU counselling 2020. Absence of any of the documents will result in the cancellation of the candidate’s EFLU admission process, even at the later stages. Candidates who do not show up on the mentioned venue and the prescribed time then the same seat will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list.

Documents to carry for EFLU 2020 counselling

Candidates must make sure to carry all of the below-given official documents to the counselling process of EFLU 2020. They can take a look at the list of the documents given below to make sure they do not forget any.

  • Class 12th mark sheet

  • Class 10th mark sheet

  • EFLU admit card 2020

  • EFLU application form 2020

  • Caste Certificate (if any)

  • Birth Certificate

  • Identity Proof (Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - EFLU Admission 2020

Question: Who will be conducting EFLU 2020?


The EFLU 2020 exam will be conducted by The English and Foreign Languages University on February 29, March 1 and April 12, 2020.

Question: I have made some mistakes in my EFLU application form 2020. How can I correct/edit them?


The university does not offer correction facility for corrections/changes. 

Question: What do I have to carry to the EFLU 2020 examination?


Candidates will have to carry one EFLU 2020 admit card and photo identity proof to the examination.

Question: What items are prohibited in the examination hall?


Candidates are not allowed to carry any electrical devices such as calculator, mobile phones, pager, Smartwatch etc. If found, the candidates will be disqualified from the EFLU 2020 exam.

Question: Will I be allowed to leave the examination hall during the examination?


No, candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall when the exam is still in progress.

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Now, can I apply for EFLU entrance exam?

Akram Khan 18th Feb, 2020


Eflu entrance exam is conducted by The English and Foreign Languages University for admission to various ug and pg courses. January 21, 2020 was the Last date to submit the application form for the Eflu entrance exam. So unfortunately now you can not apply for the entrance exam.

Hope this helps.



anima chaudhary 13th Feb, 2020


The English and Foreign Languages University known as EFLU is a university for English and foreign languages located in Hyderabad, India.



Would an average student get admission in EFLU who studied in Malayalam medium?

Akram Khan 9th Feb, 2020


The English and foreign language University takes admission on the basis of EFLU entrance test.

University offers the graduation and post graduation courses in the disciplines and sub-disciplines of English and foreign languages.

If a student perform well in the entrance test and meet the minimum eligiblity criteria he can get admission in EFLU.

Hope this helps.


Is any BSc or BCA graduate with 70%above, eligible for MA English in EFLU ?

Swati Umang 8th Feb, 2020

Hello! Hope you are doing fine.

Yes, a graduation degree with minimum aggregate 55% for general and OBC  and 50% for SC or ST is eligible for MA English in EFLU. As you have secured 70% then you have very high chances of getting in so there's no need to worry.

Hope it helps. All the best.


hello, can we access the admit card to eflu yet? will you please update the link to access it when it is available? thank you!

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 7th Feb, 2020

Admit card for EFLU Entrance Test isn't released yet. It will get released in this month of February only in online mode, but no exact dates are confirmed as of now.

You can stay updated at official website of EFLU at efluuniversity.ac.in/index.php

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