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English and Foreign Languages University - Overview

Published on: Mar 31, 2010
English & Foreign Language University (EFLU) established by Government of India in 1958 as “Central institute of English” in Hyderabad “city of Nizams”, famous for its monuments and Pearl market.

Earlier it was a Deemed University but now it has been given the status of Central University by an Act of Parliament on August 3, 2007.It is the 24th member of “Central University” family.

In 1972 it included teaching of major foreign languages like German, French and Russian as its part of expansion.

Besides main campus at Hyderabad it has two more campuses situated at Lucknow “City of Nawabs” and another one in North-Eastern part of India at Shillong.

It is the only university in India which is completely devoted to the teaching or learning of foreign languages. Varsity is autonomous in nature. EFLU is a member of the Association of Indian University (AIU). It is recognized and funded by University Grants Commission (UGC)

Over the years, EFLU has been offering courses in many foreign languages that are both popular and in demand too. English, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish etc are taught here as main part of academic programme.

Courses Offered

School of Critical Humanities


Centre for India Studies
  • Proficiency in Sanskrit - I
  • Proficiency in Sanskrit-II
  • Proficiency in Sanskrit- III
  • Philosophy of language
  • Indian Poetics/Aesthetics Theory
  • Paninis system of grammar
  • A close reading of the first Ahnika (paspashahnika) of Patanjalis Mahabhasya
  • Indian theories of meaning
  • Phonetics: Indian Traditions
  • Introduction to Indian Logic-I
  • Introduction to Indian Logic -II
School of Distance Education

Centre for English Studies

  • M.Phil in English
  • Ph.D. in English
  • Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English (PGCTE)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English (PGDTE)

School of English Language Education

  • M.A. English (TESL)
  • M.A. English (Media and Communication)
  • M.A. Media and Communication
  • M.A. TESL
School of Foreign Languages

Centre for Japanese Studies

Levels 1.1 to 1.6

Centre for Russian Studies


  • Levels 1.1 to 1.6 (Part -Time)
  • Diploma in Scientific and Technical Translation in Russian (Part-Time)
  • Master of Arts (M.A) in Russian (Distance Mode)
  • Master of Arts (M.A) in Russian
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Russian (PGCTR)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of Russian (PGDTR)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Russian (Distance Mode)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Russian
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Russian (Distance Mode)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Russian
School of Language Sciences

Centre for Linguistics and Contemporary English

LS113 Linguistics and Psychology
LS111-Basic Concepts in Linguistics
LS112 - Linguistics Exploration
LS131 - Word formation in English
M.Phil. English (Linguistics and Phonetics)/MPhil Linguistics/MPhil
Phonetics/MPhil Applied Linguistics
Ph.D. English (Linguistics and Phonetics)/PhD Linguistics/PhD Phonetics/PhD Applied Linguistics
M.A.
Proficiency Course in Sanskrit- IV
Indian Writing in English Course I
Indian Writing in English Course II

Contact Information of EFLU Campuses 

Hyderabad
 
Address: The English And Foreign Languages University,
Hyderabad - 500007
Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: 091-0402-7098131
Fax: 091-0402-7098402
Email: EFLUhyd@EFLU.ac.in
Website: www.EFLU.ac.in

Lucknow
Address: Director, EFL University Regional Centre,
Moti Mahal Campus, 2, Rana Pratap Marg
Lucknow - 226001
Uttar Pradesh , India

Phone: 091-052-2216073
Fax: 091-052-2285771
Email:  EFLUluck@EFLU.ac.in

Shillong
Address: The English And Foreign Languages University,
NORTH EAST CAMPUS 
SHILLONG - 793014 
MEGHALAYA , India

Phone: 091-0364-2231648 , 091-0364-230755
Fax: 091-0364-231648
Email: EFLUmegha@EFLU.ac.in
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