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English and Foreign Languages University: PhD Admissions 2013 for Foreign Nationals

Jan 28, 2013 15:21 IST

    English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad is a deemed University and was established in 1958 to train teachers of English. The University announced admissions to Ph D programme in 9 subjects at Hyderabad and one subject at Shillong campus for foreign nationals only.

    Name of the Programme


    • Subjects offered at Hyderabad Campus: Film Studies and Visual Communication, Translation Studies, Cultural Studies, English Language Education, English Literature, Linguistics and Phonetics, Arabic Literature/Language and Linguistics, Russian Studies-Language/Literature, Hindi
    • Subject offered at Shillong Campus: English Language Education

    Important Dates

    • Deadline to receive filled-in application form: 1 April 2013
    • Registration process: begins: 1 May 2013
    • Registration Process closes: 30 June 2013
    • Session commences: 1 August 2013

    Eligibility Criteria

    S No




    Film Studies and Visual Communication

    MA degree with 55% marks in any discipline in Humanities, Social Sciences, Communication, Arts, Visual Arts, Fine Arts


    Any PG degree with 55% marks with a proven experience of 5 years in cinema and other visual media industries


    Translation Studies

    MA degree with minimum 55% in any subject including languages


    Cultural Studies

    MA in Cultural Studies/English/Humanities/Social Sciences with minimum 55% marks


    English Language Education

    MA in TESL/MA English (TESL)/MA English with at least one course in the area of ELT (with 55% or equivalent as per the EFL University grading system norms

    A pass in Semester 1 of PGDTE (or an equivalent) with a GPA of 3.00 without an E grade


    English Literature

    MA in English with at least a high second class (55%)


    MA degree in a subject that falls under the broad area of Humanities and Social Sciences with a strong interest in and commitment to the research areas pursued at the EFL University and have


    Linguistics and Phonetics

    MA in Linguistics/Phonetics/Applied Linguistics


    MA or M Phil in English (with specialization in Linguistics and Phonetics) with at least GPA of 3.50 or 55% marks


    PGCTE/DTE (with adequate background in Linguistics and Phonetics) with at least GPA of 3.00


    Arabic Literature/Language and Linguistics

    MA/MOL in Arabic, with 60% marks or equivalent grade


    MA/MOL in Arabic, with minimum second class grade B average and a PGCT/PGDT in the language concerned with at least an overall grade C


    MLitt/M Phil or an equivalent qualification in the language concerned

    MA/MOL in Arabic, with a minimum of 7 year’s experience in teaching the language concerned at a recognized institution


    Russian Studies- Language/Literature

    MA in Russian with 60% marks or equivalent grade


    MA in Russian with Grade B average and a PGCT/PGDT in Russian with minimum overall grade C


    MLitt/ M Phil or an equivalent qualification in Russian


    MA in Russian with at least 7 year’s experience in teaching the language Russian at a recognized institution



    MA Hindi (should have studied MA Hindi for four semesters; or two years in the year-wise scheme) with at least 55% marks


    MPhil Hindi with at least 55% marks in MA Hindi


    English Language Education

    MA TESL/English with 55%

    A pass in semester 1 of PGDTE with GPA of 3.00


    MPhil (ELE) at least GPA of 3.00 without an E grade


    PGCTE (CIEFL/EFL University) with  at least GPA of 3.00 without an E grade


    Selection Process

    The selection process will include a telephonic interview to be held by the University according to the schedule, which will be informed to the applicants.

    How to Apply

    • Interested and eligible candidates may download the application form from the website of the University and fill-in the form
    • Aspirants should have prepared a Research Proposal/Synopsis of 500 to 800 words.
    • Applicants can send the completely filled application form along with research proposal to the undersigned so as to reach within the prescribed time span:
      Foreign Students
      EFL University
    • Besides this, the filled in application can also be sent as an attachment file to the email ID eflu_deanfs@rediffmail.com

    To obtain further details such as application fee, please visit http://www.efluniversity.ac.in

    Or contact Section Officer on +9140 27689403 or Office of Dean, Foreign Students (+9140 27689511)

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