english and foreign language university

About University

English and Foreign Language University Distance Education is located in Hyderabad, Telangana. It was founded in 1958 as the Central Institute of English (CIE), then it was renamed the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL) in 1972 with the addition of three major foreign languages (German, Russia, French). In 2006 it was given central university status and accordingly came to be called the English and Foreign Languages University by an act of parliament. 

Giving shape to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s (India’s first Prime Minister) vision to set up an institution to impart quality training in English for teachers, the mandate of the University is to advance and disseminate “instructional, research and extension facilities in the teaching of English and Foreign Languages and Literatures in India” as well as “to take appropriate measures for interdisciplinary studies and research in literary and cultural studies, and to develop critical intercultural understanding of civilizations.” It has two regional centers: one at Shillong and one at Lucknow to meet the requirements the needs of northern students. 

Why join: The English and Foreign Language University Distance Education Hyderabad impart training and advanced search in mostly all major languages like English, Chinese, German, Korean, Persian, Arabic, French, Japanese, Turkish, Spanish. There is a very good and educated faculty always ready to lend help to its students in a field like teacher education, cultural studies, linguistic and literature, interdisciplinary. EFL has a total of 7 schools and 26 departments. It not only offers you just graduation, post graduation, and research programs but also postgraduate diplomas and distance and part-time mode courses. 

A library rich in books, periodicals, and online databases, research centre, health centre, well-accommodated hostels, counseling centre to ensure proper guidance to students and many more facilities make this institute a centre of attraction. The university also offers various scholarships to give equal opportunity to all talented and willing students either rich or poor. 


Placement cell: Many multi-national companies and software companies come to EFLU to recruit students. Few of them are-

-        ORACLE, Bangalore

-        Amazon, New Delhi

-        Concentrix, Gurgaon

-        HP Global Business Services, Bangalore

-        IBM, Gurgaon, New Delhi

-        Inrhythm Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Hyderabad

-        Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai

-        Toshiba, Chennai

Many schools and central universities take 90% of the students with them and that too on good salary packages. 

Universities: University of Hyderabad, Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Vignan University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies, Hyderabad,  Kings Learning (Oxford Engineering College), English and Foreign Language University Distance Education Hyderabad etc.


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English and Foreign Language University Contact Details

Address: Ravindra Nagar, Osmania University,
Secunderabad, Telangana 500007
Phone: 040 2709 8131


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