About EFLU Entrance Test 2020
EFLU entrance test, conducted by English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, is conducted for those who aspire for the admission into various UG and PG courses offered by the university. Sitting in EFLU 2020 and passing the examination open the gate for admissions into some of the university's programmes ranging from B.A. in English, Arabic, French, Japanese, and B.Ed. to M.A in English, Comparative Literatures, Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and many more.
EFLU entrance test is a computer-based examination which is objective type for most of the courses, while for courses in foreign languages, the test is both objective and descriptive type. Candidates seeking admissions into the university have to compete for 790 seats in total.
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||EFLU Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||The English and Foreign Languages University|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||University Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||500 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Number of Seats||790 Seats|
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
20 Oct, 2020
Provisional list (PG) - Start Date | Mode: Online Today
Past Dates and Events
05 Oct, 2020
Result - PG | Mode: Online
26 Sep, 2020
Exam - UG | Mode: Online
19 Sep, 2020 - 26 Sep, 2020
Admit Card - UG | Mode: Online
19 Feb, 2020 - 01 Mar, 2020
Admit Card - PG | Mode: Online
29 Feb, 2020 - 01 Mar, 2020
Exam - PG/PGD/PHD | Mode: Online
17 Dec, 2019 - 21 Jan, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates seeking admissions into EFLU’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes have to fulfil the EFLU eligibility criteria 2020. Candidates can check if they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the course they are seeking admissions into, else they will be deemed as ineligible from taking admissions into the university.
- Candidates should have cleared their 10+2/intermediate exam or an equivalent thereto with a minimum aggregate of 50% if from General/OBC categories and 45% if from SC/ST categories.
The aggregate must be inclusive of marks secured in English.
Candidates who have to appear for the qualifying examination should pass the exam and scored the minimum marks by the time of admission.
B.Ed in English
Candidates require a minimum aggregate of 50% marks if from General/OBC categories and 45% if from SC/ST categories in B.A. English. Candidates have to score percentages for their respective categories in case of M.A. English.
Candidates who still have to appear for the qualifying examination are subject to the aforementioned rules for such candidates.
Candidates required a bachelor’s degree with at least an aggregate of 55% if from General/OBC categories and 50% if from SC/ST categories.
Candidates who are yet to appear for the qualifying examination may follow the aforementioned rule for such candidates.
For admissions to language courses like Arabic, French, German, Russian, Hispanic language and literature, candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the respective language.
Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a proficiency certificate of B1 level equivalent to an advanced diploma in that language are also eligible.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, had closed the application window of EFLU 2020 in online mode for all UG and PG courses on January 21, 2020. The application process started on December 17, 2019.
Candidates can refer to the given steps explaining how to fill the application form of EFLU.
How to fill EFLU Application Form
- Candidates will have to first click on the official link to fill the application form.
- After clicking on the link, candidates will be required to complete the registration process by providing their name, mobile number, email ID, and date of birth.
To complete the registration process, click on the ‘submit’ button after filling in all the details.
The university will send a password to the candidates on their email ID and mobile number. These credentials are to retained by the candidate for further references.
Now to fill up the application form, candidates will now go to ‘Go to the application form’ tab.
After opening this tab, candidates will have to fill in the details asked on the EFLU application form. Click on ‘save’ after entering all the details.
There will be separate links on the form to upload the different documents. To start uploading each of the documents, candidates will have to click on the respective tabs.
List of documents to be uploaded with the application form
Scanned copy of the signature of the candidate
Scanned copy of candidate’s photography
Scanned copy of Aadhar card/passport/ration/voter card.
In case of OBC/SC/ST candidates, scanned copy of the caste certificate.
In case of disabled candidates, scanned copy of the PWD certificate.
In case of wards of defence personnel, WDP certificate’s scanned copy.
|Photograph||Recent passport-size colour photograph, 200*300 pixels, less than 50 KB, White background, .jpg/.jpeg form, candidates wearing spectacles should make sure that their eyes are visible and that there are no reflections. Candidates should refrain from wearing hats, dark glasses, Wearing a religious headgear is allowed, provided that it does not cover the candidate's face, Candidates should remember to adjust the scanner settings like dpi resolution while they get their photos scanned.|
Black ink/ballpoint pen, White paper, 140*60 pixels, less than 20 KB, .jpg/.jpeg format, signatures on the answer script should match with the signature uploaded.
Scanner resolution at least 200 dpi, true colour, jpg or .jpeg format, 50 to 150 KB, Crop the image to the image’s edge in the scanner. With the help of the upload editor, crop the image to final size.
- Candidates will be able to pay the fees in online mode using one of the following options - credit card/debit card/net banking to make the payment. General/OBC/WDP candidates need to pay Rs. 500 plus payment gateway charges, while SC/ST categories have to pay Rs. 250 plus payment gateway charges.
|OBC, General||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 500|
|OBC, ST, SC, General||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 250|
|ST, SC||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 250|
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Syllabus
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Preparation Tips
Candidates who want to clear the examinations by attaining the qualifying marks and secure a seat for themselves in the courses offered by EFLU can go through these preparation tips of EFLU 2020.
- Go through the exam pattern carefully and jot down the important topics/areas of assessment in the test. Read up sufficient material on them and practice them on a regular basis.
- Make a time-table where all the topics of study are effectively accommodated. Candidates are advised to consistently follow the timetable and achieve the goals or tasks assigned on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
- Practice previous years' sample papers. Conduct your own mock test sessions where you can practice sample or question papers within the same duration as of the exam. This will not only help them to get a grip over the exam structure but also brush up their concepts and enhance conceptual clarity.
- Discover your weak areas and work on them by shifting a major amount of focus on these topics and practicing them regularly.
Given below are the exam patterns of EFLU 2020 for each of the courses offered by the university. Candidates are required to go through the exam pattern for the course of their choice to get a fair idea of the question paper structure and areas of assessment.
B.A. (Hons.) English
Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, General Knowledge, Reasoning, Literature
B.A. Foreign Languages
Type of exam
Objective and Descriptive (50:50)
General Knowledge – 20, Language Aptitude – 25%, Written Comprehension - 20%, Grammatical Transformations – 15, Guided Essay – 10%, Picture Story – 10%
|Type of examination||Objective|
M.A. English Cafeteria System
Literature (25 marks), Verbal and Analytical Ability (25 marks), Reading Comprehension (25 marks), Organizational Ability and Writing Skills (25 marks),
Type of exam
English Language Ability, Analytical Skill, Linguistic Ability
M.A. Computational Linguistics
Four sections to test the verbal and reasoning ability of candidates.
M.A. in Literatures in English, English Literature, ELT, Comparative Literature
M.A. Foreign Languages
|Examination Type||Objective – 40 marks, Descriptive – 30 marks, Oral – 30 marks|
Literature (25 marks), Reading Comprehension (25 marks), Organizational Ability and Writing Skills (25 marks, Verbal and Analytical ability (25 marks)
EFLU Exam Pattern 2020 - Marking Scheme
- Maximum marks of the paper were 100
- Each question was for one mark.
- There was no negative marking.
English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad has released the admit card of EFLU 2020 for all PG courses on February 19, 2020. For UG courses, the hall ticket has been released on September 19. Following are the steps following which candidates will be able to easily download their admit cards.
Visit the official website.
Click on 'Download EFLU admit card'
The candidates need to enter their login credentials like application number and date of birth.
After entering their details, candidates’ admit cards will show up on their screens.
At this stage, candidates are advised to check if all the details mentioned on the admit card are correct or not.
In case of any discrepancy, candidates are advised to get in touch with the university officials immediately.
After thorough verification, candidates can download the admit card, take a printout, and retain the hard copy till the time admission.
Details mentioned on EFLU Admit Card 2020
Exam roll number
The venue of the examination
Date of the examination’
Time of the examination
Candidates are to ensure that they carry at least two copies of admit cards with them on the examination hall along with a valid ID proof. Failing to do so will bar candidates from appearing for the test.
EFLU Entrance Test 2020 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- Two copies of admit card
- Valid ID proof
English and Foreign Languages University has announced the result of EFLU 2020 for PG programmes on October 5 in online mode.
Candidates are required to follow the given steps to check their results.
- Visit the official website
- Under the head called ‘academic announcements’, candidates will see a pdf containing their results. Candidates will have to click on this pdf.
In the pdf, candidates will have to search for their hall ticket number to check their results.
Candidates may download and take a printout of the result. They are also suggested to retain the result for any future references.
Details mentioned on EFLU 2020 Result
Name of the candidate
Roll number of the candidate
Scores of the candidate
English and Foreign Languages University has released the cut off for UG and PG courses in online mode. EFLU cut off 2020 mentions the minimum marks that candidates should score in the entrance examination to be considered for further rounds of admission.
Given in the table below are the cut offs for the year 2018. Candidates who wish to appear for EFLU for the 2020 session can have a look into the previous year’s cut off to form an approximation of the marks they should score in the entrance test.
EFLU Cut Off - 2018
Documents Required at Counselling
- Admit card
- Two passport size photograph
- Character certificate
- Last qualifying exam marksheets
- Reserved category certificate
- Photo id proof
- Address proof
- Transfer/ Migration certificate
- Highschool/ Intermediate certificate
Questions related to EFLU Entrance Test
ARE MOCK TESTS AVAILABLE FOR EFLU ENTRANCE TEST?
The mock test are not available for Eflu entrance test.
However you can download and practice the sample paper of the Eflu entrance test.
The link of sample paper for different courses is - https://university.careers360.com/download/sample-papers/eflu-sample-papers-ma-english-literature
Hope it helps.
Hello, is the result for eflu pg entrance exam 2020 out?
the results were announced to be released in the month of september , however the results have not been released yet, University will declare EFLU 2020 result for PG programmes anytime soon in the online mode.
keep yourself updated by visiting the official website.
hope that helps
How should I get the previous year question papers of EFLU entrance test?
EFLU doesn't upload previous question papers anywhere on Internet. So only sample papers are available. But to give you a glimpse of how to prepare, there are 4 sessions in EFLU entrance examination. They are General English, Logical Reasoning, Literature and GK. You might be asked 10 questions in GK and 15 questions in Literature. To prepare for Literature sections, you need to focus on topics like Authors, famous Quotations etc. Here are few questions that were asked in the previous years:
Waste Land Author
Tragic Flaw of Othello
Poetic Device of I came, I saw, I conquered
Falcon cannot hear the Falconer
Ode to Nightingale
Anita Pritams book on Partition
Please visit our page for sample paper: https://university.careers360.com/download/sample-papers/eflu-sample-papers-ma-english-literature
hi, sir/madam please let me confirm the entrance test for enghlish and arabic classes.
As of now there's no such confirmation provided by EFLU when it comes to conducting entrance exam of Undergraduate Courses, the delay is may be due to covid pandemic, we need to wait for the officials to make announcements regarding the same, so stay updated at the official webiste at https://www.efluniversity.ac.in/Entrance%20Test%202020-21.php for more details regarding this.
What is the upper age limit for undergraduate admission?
The upper age bar for under graduate admissions varies for different colleges, and for different courses. For most colleges in fact, there exists no such age bar. If you can specify the college/course, I would be able to help you better.