Bhubaneswar: Here is something to cheer about for all students from Odisha who want to pursue English literature from Hyderabad-based English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), as the institute has decided to conduct its entrance test in Bhubaneswar again after a gap three years.
Last time the entrance was held here in 2014.
EFLU, considered as one of the best colleges in India to study English literature, has decided to increase the test centres to 23 from the existing eight.
The new test centres were added at Bhopal, Kolkata, Nagpur, Allahabad, Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram, Anand, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Mangalore, Pune, Chennai, Jammu and Ranchi. These will be in addition to the existing centres at Ahmedabad, Delhi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Shillong and Vijayawada.
The decision was taken in order to reach out more number of students across the country.
To this effect, the University has released the admission notification for the academic year 2018-19 recently.
“The number of test centres is being increased so as tap students from across the country. Accordingly, the notification has been meticulously prepared,” notification stated.
Apart from adding new test centres, the Central university has decided to introduce the BA German course from the next academic year. At present, the university offers 41 courses, including undergraduate, postgraduate, PG Diploma and PhD courses. Admissions for some courses will be based on the entrance test while for a few courses like PhD, MA, JMC and MA in Foreign Languages, an interview will also be held.
As per the notifciatoion, the computer-based examination will be held on February 24 and 25. The entrance fee for one programme for general/OBC categories is Rs 500 and Rs 250 for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Last date for online registrations is February 7 and candidates can download admit cards from the university website from February 16. The classwork for the first semester will begin from August 1.
The entrance test will be conducted on February 24 and 25.