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 2020 test for admissions in B.A. (Hons.) English and B.A (Hons.) Foreign Languages will be conducted in the last week of March 2020, tentatively. The online application process will be started in the first week of February 2020. The last date to fill the application form of EFLU 2020 will be notified in the last week of February 2020.
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.
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, will release the application form of EFLU 2020 in online mode for all UG and PG courses, tentatively, in the first week of February 2020. The application process will be closed in the last week of February 2020.
Candidates can refer to the given steps explaining how to fill the application form of EFLU.
How to fill EFLU Application Form
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.
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 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.
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%
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),
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
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
English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad will release the admit card of EFLU 2020 for all UG and PG courses, tentatively, in the first week of March 2020. 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 login ID and password.
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.
English and Foreign Languages University will announce the result of EFLU 2020 in online mode. Candidates will be able to check their EFLU results in the month of May 2020.
Candidates are required to follow the given steps to check their results.
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 will release the cut off for UG and PG courses in online mode in the first week of May 2020. 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
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