English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) is a central University dedicated to the study of English and ten foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Persian). The admission procedure was conducted separately for the foreign nationals and Indian candidates. The Indian Nationals were required to sit for an entrance test. The Foreign nationals will be given admission on the basis of scores in CEFR, IELTS or TOEFL.

How to Fill the online Application form (For Indian Candidates)

Before filling the online application form, candidates will be required to be assured if they are eligible to apply for the desired course offered by EFLU. Candidates will be required kept the following documents ready before filling the application form:

  1. your photograph
  2. your signature
  3. Aadhar Card
  4. caste certificate, if you belong to the OBC/SC/ST category
  5. WDP/PWD certificates issued by a competent authority, if you are seeking admission against the WDP/PWD quota
  6. credit card/debit card/Net banking codes
  7. JRF certificate, if you are a JRF awardee
  8. Aadhaar /Voter ID/ Ration card of the parent/guardian.

To fill the online application form, the mentioned steps have to be followed:

New Registration

  • Click on the link “Online Application Registration” that will be available under the ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS section on the official website of EFLU.
  • You shall have to enter the following details:
  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Mobile Number
  4. Identification Details (Aadhar Number/Aadhar Enrolment Number OR Passport No./Voter ID/Ration Card No)
  5. Email Id
  • Tick on ‘I Agree’ certifying that the information furnished above is genuine and correct.
  • Click on ‘Submit’.
  • The candidates must have received a password from the EFLU University to your registered mobile number and email id. Username and Password were to be retained for further reference.
Note: Aadhar Card is mandatory for applying. Only candidates belonging to the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir will be able to opt for  Passport No./Voter ID/Ration Card No.

Fill the Application Form

  • Click on the link “Online Application Registration” that will be available under the ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS section on the official website of EFLU.
  • Log in to your profile using your User Id and Password.
  • Enter your Personal Details
  • Enter your educational qualification details
  • Select your test centres as per your convenience.
  • Select the Programme and the subject you wish to apply for.
  • Select the campus you wish to apply for (Hyderabad/Lucknow/Shillong).

Upload scanned copies of  your documents

Upload the following documents in the sizes and dimensions prescribed below:

Document Dimensions Sizes
Photograph 200 x 230 Not more than 50 Kb
Signature 140 x 60 Not more than 20 Kb
Proof of OBC/SC/ST/PWD/WDP certificate 50 to 150 Kb

Pay the Application Fees

The Application fee for different categories is as follows:

General/OBC Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 250/-

The prescribed entrance test fee was only to be paid online (by a credit card/debit card/net banking).

Note: Payment gateway charges were applicable and were to be borne by the candidate. These charges were added to the final fee payment. Payment gateway charges might have varied from bank to bank.

Points to Remember Regarding the Online Application Form

Candidates applying for Admission at EFLU, the following points should be kept in mind:

  • You must have had a valid Email Id and it must have been active throughout the entire Application process. All important updates will be intimated by the university through it.
  • Before proceeding to fill the online application form, it is advised that the candidate must have gone through the prospectus once.
  • In a particular Academic year, the candidate could have applied for admission for a maximum of two full time programmes. (For example, you could have applied for M.A. English in Hyderabad as well as M.A. Linguistics.)
  • If you wish to apply for more than one programme, you will need to select the second programme in the same application form. The candidate will require to pay the entrance fee for two different programmes.
  • You will not be allowed to apply for the same programme in two campuses (for instance, MA English in Hyderabad, and MA English in Shillong).
  • Once the campus will be selected, no requests for change of the campus or transfer to another campus will be entertained before or after the admission, for any reasons whatsoever.
  • The entrance test fee once paid, will be non-refundable.
  • The caste certificates should have to be provided only in the prescribed Government of India format.

Application Procedure for Foreign Nationals

The Foreign nationals will have to download the online application form. Take a printout of the application form and fill in all the details correctly. The downloaded application, duly filled in, should be sent to:


The Dean, Foreign Students

The English and Foreign Languages University


Hyderabad 500007



The filled in an application alternatively has to be sent as an attachment file to the email ID: [email protected] .


  • Candidates applying for the Ph.D.programme must have submitted a Research Proposal/Synopsis of 500 to 800 words along with their application.
  • A telephonic interview will be conducted by the University as per the schedule for candidates applying for research programmes. The date of the telephonic interview will be intimated to the candidates either telephonically or through email.


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