1. Existing Ordinances governing the subjects provided for in these Ordinances stand repealed with effect from the date of the operation of these Ordinances. (Applicable from 28th April 2014 as provided for in Section 38(5) of EFLU Act and Statutes 2007).
2. Anything not contained or not provided for in these Ordinances shall be governed by the UGC Model Ordinances as approved by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, (GOI) communicated vide letter No. F.No.57-5/2011-Desk(U), dated 28/03/2012.
3. Such matters not covered by the existing Statutes, Ordinances or Regulations shall be governed by the UGC / MHRD / GOI rules as applicable and as issued from time to time.
(Section 30 (n) of the Act and Statute 15(1) (5) (a) of the Statutes)
The University shall have the following Schools of Study and departments assigned thereto shall be as follows:
i) Department of Phonetics and Spoken English
ii) Department of Linguistics and Contemporary English
iii) Department of Computational Linguistics
i) Department of English Literature
ii) Department of Comparative Literature and India Studies
iii) Department of Hindi
iv) Department of Indian and World Literatures
v) Department of Translation Studies
i) Department of Cultural Studies
ii) Department of Aesthetics and Philosophy
iii) Department of Communication
iv) Department of Film Studies
v) Department of Social Exclusion Studies
i) Department of English as Second Language Studies
ii) Department of Materials Development, Testing and Evaluation
iii) Department of Training and Development
iv) Department of Education
i) Department of English Language Teaching
ii) Department of Linguistics and Phonetics
iii) Department of Literatures in English
i) Department of Russian Studies
ii) Department of Germanic Studies
iii) Department of French and Francophone Studies
iv) Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies
i) Department of Arab Studies
ii) Department of Asian Languages (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Persian and Turkish)
* No objection conveyed by the University Grants Commission vide letter No.F.33-7/2007 (CU) dated 3rd January 2014)
(Section 30 (1) (k) (n) of the Act)
(Section 15(3) of the Statutes)
3.1.1 Each School shall have a School Board.
3.1.2 The composition, powers and functions of the School Board shall be as follows:
i. The School Board shall consist of :
Provided that ordinarily atleast one person from the field of higher education shall be nominated from the State where the University is located.
The term of office of members, other than that of the Dean and the Heads, shall be three years.
The Dean of the School shall be the Chairperson of the Board and shall convene and preside over the meetings of the Board.
The powers and functions of the Board shall be as follows:
(Section 30 (1) (k) (n) of the Act)
4.1 EachSchoolshallconsistofsuchDepartments/CentresasdecidedbytheAcademicCounciland approved by the Executive Council from time to time.
(Statute 5A(1-5) of the Statutes of the EFL University Act 2006)
The Head of the Department/Centre shall:
(Statute 16 (1-3) of the Statutes of the EFL University Act 2006)
Note: Wherever applies a Centre shall have a BoS if PG and/or Research Programmes are offered.
6.1 There shall be a Board of Studies in each Department/Centre of the University including Campus Departments. The composition of the Board of Studies, the terms of office of its members and its functions shall be as follows:
6.2 The appointment of members specified at c, d, and e shall be for a period of three years.
6.3 A teacher of the University Department/ Centre shall cease to be a member if he/ she ceases to be a teacher of the concerned Department/Centre.
6.4 Any casual vacancy may be filled in for the residual period.
6.5 The Board of Studies shall ordinarily meet at least twice in a year and on such occasions as may be required by the Vice- Chancellor.
6.6 The quorum for the Board of Studies meetings shall be one number more than half of the total membership of the Board including atleast one outside expert.
6.7 In the absence of the Chair person, the senior most member present shall act as the Chair person for that meeting.
6.8 If in the opinion of the Dean of the School concerned, it is necessary or expedient to convene a meeting of the Board of Studies to consider any item and if he/she considers that a matter could be disposed of by circulation among the members of Board of Studies, he/she may issue necessary instruction to that effect.
6.9 All notices stating the time and place of the meeting along with the agenda papers shallbeissuednotlessthan3daysbefore the date of the meeting.
6.10 Subject to the overall control and supervision of the School Board and the Academic Council the functions of the Board of the Studies shall be:
(Section 28 (a, b) Section 30 (k) of the Act of the EFL University Act 2006)
7.1 There shall be a Board of Undergraduate Studies at the University for coordinating the administrative and academic activities of BA (Honours) and all other UG programmes. The Board shall function under the overall super vision of the Officer on Special Duty (Academics) and the Academic Council.
7.2 The composition of the Board shall be as follows:
7.3 Tenure of the members, other than the ex-officio members, shall be three years.
7.4 The Board shall meet at least once in each semester. However, special meetings maybe convened whenever required.
7.5 Powers and Functions of the Board:
(i)The Programme Committee.
(ii)The Syllabus Committee
7.6 The Board of Undergraduate Studies shall have similar provisions regarding convening of the meetings, quorum and, tenure of its members as in the case of the School Board.
The Board shall perform all other functions and consider such matters as may be referred to it by the Executive Council, Academic Council and the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.
7.7 A Coordinator for UG Studies will work in coordination with the Departments, the OSD Academics and the Controller of Exams office.
(Section 28 (a ,b ,l, k) 30(k) of the Act of the EFL University Act 2006)
8.1 There shall be a Board of Research Studies comprising of the following:
8.1.1 Subject to the overall guidance of the Dean Research, the Academic Council, the Board of Research Studies shall perform, interalia, the following functions:
8.2 The Board of Research Studies shall meet regularly atleast twice a year.
8.3 The Board of Research Studies may determine its own procedures for working.
8.4 The quorum of the Board shall be one more than half of the total members.
8.5 The term of Office of the members other than ex-officio members shall be for a period of three years.
(Section 6 (i)(ii)(v)28 (l) 30(a)(b)(d)(k) of the Act of EFL University Act 2006)
9.1Programmes of Study:
9.1.1 All Programmes and Courses of Study leading to award of Degrees/Diplomas/ Certificates shall be conducted by the Boards/Schools/Departments/CentresestablishedbytheUniversitysubjecttothe approval of the Academic Council, through the OSD (Academic) from time to time.
All Programmes of Study offered by the University shall be based on the Semester System.Thereshallbeaminimumof13weeks of teaching in a semester.
9.3Choice Based Credit System (CBCS):
II. They are permitted to change their option once. BoS shall supervise the progress of the students and ensure that they take
9.5 Course Registration:
9.6 Audit of Course:
9.7 Detailed Course Outline:
9.8 Assignment of Credits:
9.9 The University shall offer Courses in Face- to-Face Mode and in the Distance Mode.
(a) Certificate Programmes (CREDITS20)
(c) Advanced Diploma (CREDITS 80)
(d) B.A.(Hons) programmes:(CREDITS120)
e) A student admitted to the B.A.(Hons.) English programme shall compulsorily do one course in one of the Foreign Languages/Hindi/Sanskrit/ Social Exclusion Studies/Education chosen by him/her at the beginning of the Programme in each of the first four semesters.
g) A student admitted to the B.A.(Hons.) Programme in one of the Foreign Languages on offer shall compulsorily do one Course in English/Hindi/Sanskrit/Social Exclusion Studies/Education in the first two semesters. In the next four semesters s/he shall do either a language Course or a Course in other disciplines on offer.
vi) Postgraduate Programmes
a) Postgraduate Diploma: (CREDITS 40)
(iv) Relaxation in Minimum Qualifying Marks>
(v) The syllabus for the Programme shall be prepared by the Board of Studies of the Department concerned with the approval of the School Board submitted to the Academic Council for approval.
(vi) Number of seats for each programme shall be decided by the Board of Studies of the Department. In case of B.ED and M Ed the decision of the BoS shall be subject to the decision of the NCTE and final approval of the Academic Council through the OSD Academic.
(vii) The University shall revise and introduce new UG and PG programmes from time to time.
(viii) Matters pertaining to evaluation, sessional assessment, grade Improvement and examination shall be asperOrdinance10, subject to revision from time to time.
xii) Part-Time Courses: The University shall offer Part-Time Courses up to Diploma level in Foreign Languages. The modalities of operating these courses shall be determined by the concerned BoS and subject to the approval of BoUgs.
xiii) Training and Extension programmes: The University shall design and organize training and Extension programmes from time to time.
xiv) Distance Mode
(a) Under the Distance Mode the University shall offer the following programmes:
|NAME OF THE COURSES (Distance Mode)||DURATION ELIGIBILITY|
|Certificate in all courses including FL||Two semester|
|Diploma in all courses including FL||Two Semesters PGCTE(CREDITS)|
|Advanced Diploma in FL And PGDTE||Two Semesters (CREDITS40)|
|M.A.||Four semesters(including) (CREDITS80)|
|E-French||As decided by the department|
(b) Admission to these programmes shall be decided by the Board of Studies of the Department and approved by the School Board and Academic Council.
(c) The Courses of study for these Programmes shall be prepared by the Board of Studies and approved by the School Board and Academic Council through the OSD Academic.
xv) M.A. (English)(Distance Mode)(3 years ,correspondence-cum-attendance)
a) A participant of MA Distance Mode is required to pursue a minimum of 8 Courses depending on the languages/he chooses.
b) Students who fail in more than two (50%) Courses of a semester will not be promoted to the next semester and their admission stands cancelled. However, if a student is unable to complete all the required assignments within one year, his/her name will be retained on the rolls for another year.
c) Students whose admission is cancelled are required to re-register for the programme. Re-registration shall be permitted subject to the following conditions:
(xvi) Contact Sessions for M.A.(English) (Distance mode)
(Section 6 (i)(ii)(v)(xix) 30 (c)(d)(g)(k)(m)of the Act of the EFL University Act 2006)
10.1 Medium of Instruction:
Provided further that students deputed by the University to take part in the extra co-curricular events be given a concessionofupto5%attendance,if necessary, in addition to the relaxation in the attendance requirement as provided above. Such concessions would be available for the days of actual participation in the event, including journey time, with the prior approval of the Dean of Students’ Welfare.
10.3 Removal of Students from the Courses
The Dean of the School / Proctor / Dean Student’s Welfare / the Dean (Research) may recommend to the Vice-Chancellor the removal of a student from a Programme/Course on the basis of unsatisfactory academic performance and / or misconduct (as defined in the Regulations) / or non-payment of fees on time.
10.4 Examination System:
10.5 Evaluation Pattern
O A+ A B+ B C D F
|Letter Grade||Grade Point Equivalent||Grade Point Range for computation of Overall Grade||Marks Equivalence (Out of 100)||Quality Descriptor||Class Corresponding to Overall Grade|
|O||8||7.50 and above||75-100||Outstanding||Distinction|
|A+||7||7.00 to 7.40||70-74||Excellent||High First|
|A||6||6.00 to 6.90||60-69||Very good||First|
|B+||5||5.50 to 5.90||55-59||Good||High second|
|C||3||3.50 to 4.40||45-49||Satisfactory||Pass|
|D||2||2.50 to 3.49||40-44||Pass||Pass|
|F||0||0 to 2.49||Below 40||Fail||Fail|
Note: An OGPAof5.5orB+isequalto55% marks.
vi) A student has to secure at least a ‘D’ Grade in all modules/ courses to qualify in the course and shall be awarded the Certificate, Diploma and the Degree.
10.6 Calculation of Grade Points (GP)and Grade Point Average (GPA)
i) Calculation of Final Grade Point of a Course for a given course[Continuous Assessment(40%)and Semester-end Examination(60%)]
a. Continuous Assessment Grade Point (40%)
GP of Best Test1 + GP of Best Test2/2 = GP of Final Continuous Assessment
b. Grade Point of Semester-end Examination (60%)
c. Final Grade Point Calculation of the Course
Final Continuous Assessment GPx40/100 + Semester-end ExaminationsGPx60/100
Final Continuous Assessment GP/100 x 60Semester-endExaminationsGPx40/100
ii) Calculation of Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) and Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA)for Programmes with Credits
The Final Overall Grade will be calculated on the GPA earned overall the semesters of the programme. The GPA will be calculated as follows:
iii) SGPA Calculation for Programmes with credits
SGPA= T1+T2+T3+T4…….Tn/Total credits for the semester
iv) OGPA Calculation for Programmes with Credits
OGPA= Sem1SGPA+Sem2SGPA+Sem3SGPA+Sem4SGPA….Sem..nSGPA/Total number of semesters in the Programme
v) Calculation of Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) and Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) for programmes with only grades.
vi) Calculation of Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) for programmes with only grades
SGPA= GP1+GP2+GP3+GP4…….GP..n/Total Number of Courses in the Semester
GP1 = Course 1 Final Grade Points Final
GP2 = Course 2 Grade Points Final Grade
GP3 = Course 3 Points Final Grade Points
GP4 =Course 4
vii) Calculation of Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) for programmes with only grades
OGPA=Sem1SGPA+Sem2SGPA+Sem3SGPA+ Sem4SGPA….Sem..nSGPA/Total Number of Semesters in the Programme
viii) Grade Points shall be rounded off only at the final stage of calculation of OGPA at the end of the last semester of the programme
ix) A student who has successfully completed all the courses to accumulate the minimum specified number of credits under the Comprehensive Choice Based Credit System shall be deemed to have completed the Programme for which she/he has registered.
10.7 Promotion to the next Semester
|Programme||Maximum Permissible Period in semesters(from the dale of admission)
d) In all the above cases ex- students shall cease to be eligible for hostel accommodation, stipend, book allowance and library facilities beyond their regular stipulated period of admission to the programme.
10.8 Grade Improvement and Repeat Examination
10.9.1StudentswhoobtainedagradeBorbelow and are desirous of improving their grades in any module/course may take a Grade Improvement/Repeat Examination
10.9.2Suchanexaminationisallowedonlyonce for each module/course and shall be conducted once in a year along with the relevant semester - cycle. This means that a student who has passed from 3rd to 4th semester desires to improve his 3rd semester marks, he will have to wait till the 3rd semester exams are held for the ensuing batch. However SC/ST students shall be given one extra chance subject to the same rule.
Supplementary examinations shall serve as repeat examinations. Supplementary examinationsshallbescheduledaround20th of June and 5th of Jan (for Hyderabad and Lucknow Campuses) and 20th June and 28thFebruary(for Shillong Campus)every year. Only those students who fulfil the attendance, discipline and academic requirements of the programme shall be allowed to exercise the option of Grade Improvement/repeat examination.
10.9.3 Supplementary/Grade Improvement option shall not be available for courses that employ project work in lieu of semester end examination. The same shall be applicable where there is group work for internal/final assessment and MA dissertation work.
10.9.4 For Postgraduate Diploma Students there is no grade improvement or supplementary examination for the Practice teaching course. Students who wish to appear for this examination will have to repeat the course in semester one of the following year.
10.9.5 Students are required to apply to the Controller of Examinations through the concerned Chairperson BoS within seven days of commencement of the ensuing semester or declaration of results whichever is later for Grade Improvement/Repeat examination paying afeeofRs.100/-subject to revision from time to time for each paper.
10.10 Part-time Proficiency Programmes(Foreign Languages)
Degree certificate shall be awarded to a participant indicating the overall grade obtained by him/her.
10.13 Assessment of Teachers by Students
The proforma for submission of Assessment Reports in respect of teachers to be submitted by students attending the respective Course/s conducted by the teachers shall be as given below:
The decision of the Committee shall be final.
(Section 8 (Para 2) 30(a) of the Act of the EFL University Act 2006)
The University shall annually prepare and publish a Prospectus detailing the Programmes offered, duration of Programmes and Courses, eligibility criteria, Fee, Deposit structure, availability of seats, outlines of course content, evaluation pattern, disciplinary provisions, accommodation and other infrastructural facilities for women, international students, provisions of enablement and all such other relevant information to pursue studies at the University. The Prospectus shall be made available on the University website as well.
11.3 Reservation of Seats
Reservation of seats shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Central Educational Institutions(Reservation in Admission)Act2006 and Circulars of Government of India issued and amended in this regard from time to time. Besides, the University shall also follow reservation in admission in all Programmes of studies in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.
11.4 Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
11.5 Reservation for Persons with Disabilities.
03.0%ofseatsinallthecoursesshallbereserved for Person switch Disabilities(PWD)
11.6 Supernumerary Reservations
Up to three seats shall be made available each year in undergraduate and post-graduate progrmmes only for Children of Defense personnel,, NCC (certificate C holders) and Kashmir Migrants(as per UGC/GOI Guide lines.) provided such candidates exist and have applied for such quota. This quota shall not be converted to any other quota and shall be operationalised only on approval of the Vice-Chancellor or his / her nominee as the case may be.
11.7 Special provision for Admission
Outstanding Players and Sportspersons
11.8 Foreign Students
11.9 University Admissions Committee
The Committee shall
(Section 6 (i)(ii)(v)28 (l) 30(a)(b)(d)(k) of the Act of EFL University Act 2006)
12.2 Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Master’s Degreewithaminimumof55%Marks in the subject concerned or an M.Phil. degree in the discipline relevant to the subject concerned as notified by the University School Boards and approved by the Dean Research / Academic Council from time to time;
12.3. Relaxation in Minimum Qualifying Marks
Relaxation in minimum qualifying marks up to a maximum of 5% shall be made in case of candidates belonging to the SC, ST, Persons with Disabilities Categories and Outstanding Players and Sportspersons.
12.4 Criteria for Selection of Students for Admission:
12.5 Credit Requirements:
For PhD: For successful completion of the Research Programme leading to the award of the PhD degree, a student shall be required to accumulate total of120Creditsasspecifiedbelow:
Thesis: 60 Credits
Publications /Paper presentations at Conferences/Seminars:20
Although the maximum credit requirement for Ph.D. programme is 120, students may accrue additional credits (through participation in seminars, conferences and publications). The extra credits shall be shown as value additions in the transcripts as per regulations to be framed in the matter.
A candidate admitted to the Research Programme shall be required to complete the prescribed course work in the first two Semesters of his/her admission.
No exemption of course work will be granted to those who have an M.Phil. All Ph.D. admissions will be to the first semester of the programme.
12.6 Computation of Credits for Publication Work:
Computation of Credits for Published Work for the Research Programme (Ph.D. degree) would be made asunder:
12.7 Full-time Ph.D. scholars who are unable to continue the research without interruption owing to personal or career reasons may deregister themselves for a minimum period of one semester (six months). However, deregistration is permissible only after successful completion of course work. Further, the total period of registration (including the period of deregistration) shall in no case exceed ten semesters (five years). During the deregistration period, researchers shall not been titled to hostel or library facilities.
12.8 Full-time researchers are required to be in residence for the entire duration of course work and shall be required to put in attendance for a minimum of 75% of the working days during the coursework period.,/
12.9TheBoSconcernedshallappoint, subject to the approval of the School Boards Supervisor for each research scholar. The Supervisor shall be chosen from among the members of the Department/Centre/ School. A co Supervisor may also be appointed from another Department/ Centre or School or from another university if so required based on a written request of the supervisor and recommended by the Dean (Research).
12.10TheBoSandtheSchoolBoardconcerned shall also appoint for each research scholar anAdvisoryCommitteeconsistingof2to4membersincludingtheSupervisor.The Advisory Committee, which may also include members from other Schools/ Departments/Centres/Campuses, shall guide the researcher during the period of course-work.
12.12ThetermoftheAdvisoryCommitteeshall extend to the entire period of the Programme, that is, until the submission of the thesis.
12.13 The Ph.D. research work shall consist of two parts:
12.15 Scheme of Evaluation
Evaluation of Part I (Course-work)shall be done on the following 8-point grading scale:
O A+ A B+ B C D F
|Letter Grade||Grade Point Equivalent||Grade Point Range||Marks Equivalence||Quality Descriptor|
|O||9||8.5 and above||85-100/75-100||Outstanding|
|A+||8||7.5 to 8.49||75-84/70-74||Excellent|
|A||7||6.5 to 7.49||60-74/60-69||Very good|
|B+||6||5.5 to 6.49||55-59||Good|
|B||5||4.5 to 5.49||50-54||Fair|
|C||4||3.5 to 4.49||45-49||Satisfactory|
|F||0||0 to 2.49||Below 40||Fail|
The Grade Point Average (GPA)is computed as follows:
12.16 Leave Provision
12.17 Recognition and Allotment of Supervisor
All full time faculty members of the University possessing Ph.D. with at least three years of teaching experience (either in their previous organization or at EFLU) and a minimum of three publications in peer-reviewed journals in the relevant area(s) shall be recognized as Supervisors to guide Ph.D. Such recognition shall formally be accorded by the School Board based on a written application by the concerned to the Dean and recommended by the Dean (Research) and shall be based on the actual number of teachers actually present that academic year in the Department on the ratio of supervisor-student allotment as prescribed by the UGC. The primary supervisor shall necessarily be a full time faculty of the Department / Centre concerned with the prescribed qualification as detailed earlier.
Provided that if a faculty member, who has been allotted research students proceeds on deputation to another institution, he / she may, subject to his / her availability, to be communicated in writing and approved by the current employer and proposed by the Dean (Research), be continued as a Co-Supervisor to guide the student on the recommendations of the Department and approval of the Dean concerned. No new students shall be admitted against such supervisor in terms of the total quota of students calculated based on allotment as per UGC rules and his / her existing students shall be transferred to the existing full-time faculty. Subsequent admission to Ph.D. in that department will be made only if vacancies are available after the above transfer.
Provided further that in case a faculty member ceases to be a teacher of the University due to death, resignation, and dismissal etc. the Dean, on the recommendations of the Research Advisory Committee, shall allot the continuing students to another supervisor.
Provided also that in case a faculty member retires, he / she may continue to guide the currently allotted students till completion of their work provided that they have completed their coursework and defended their theses. Faculty members who are due to retire will not be allotted any new students one year prior to the date of the retirement.
Notwithstanding any of the above, the UGC guidelines on permissible quota of Ph.D. students for each faculty member shall be strictly adhered to in the best interests of maintaining research quality and output.
12.19 Part-time research for University faculty
12.20Deregistration and Validity of Registration of Part-Time Researchers
12.21Doctor of Letters (D. Litt)
13.1 Conferment of Honorary Degrees
(Section 6(xx) 30(e) of theAct of the EFLUniversityAct 2006)
14.1 Fee Provision
14.2 Due date and mode of payment:
14.3 Delay or default in payment:
If a student does not pay fee on time, a fine shall be levied as follows:
14.4 Exemption of fees, applicable as per UGC/GOI guidelines and regulations. Fee Concessions and Free ships offered by the University shall be as per Regulation (20).
14.5 Refund of fees, security deposit etc.:
14.6 The fees for the various University Courses shall be as follows:
I. Administrative process fee
(a) Application Form Fee(with Brochure &Examination Fee)
(b) Registration Fee
(c) Examination Fee
(d) Grade Card and ID fee
(e) Practical’s Fee
II. Extra Curricular Activities Fee
(a) Sports Fee
(b) Cultural Activities Fee
(c) Students’ Welfare Fee
(d) Medical Fee ( for Medical Insurance) (e) Student Welfare Fund
III. Course Fees
(a) Tuition Fee
(b) Computer/Laboratory Fee
(c) Library Fee
IV. Deposits (Refundable)
(a) Caution Money (Laboratory)
(b) Caution Money (Library)
(c) Caution Money(Hostel)
V. Miscellaneous Fee as may be decided by the University from time to time.
VI. Fees for re-checking of Examination results.
VII. Fees for the supply of Statement of Marks:
VIII. Fees for issuing of transfer, provisional, duplicates and other certificates.
IX. Fee for change of name in the records. X. Fee particulars shall be as per Regulations.
XI. Fees for SAARC and other Foreign students as decided by the Academic Council.
XII. Students shall not be issued Hall Tickets or allowed to appear at the Examinations unless they have cleared their dues and paid the examination fee.
14.7 Certificates to be issued:
XIII.A student or candidate, who wishes to add or to alter his /her name as originally recorded in the University Registers, shall pay a fee fixed for the purpose by the University. Such addition or alteration shall be made to his/her original name as alias in the University Enrollment Register after he has fulfilled the necessary formalities of submitting the matriculation marks card and a notarized affidavit to this effect along with clipping of newspaper notice issued.
XIV.A student who applies for alteration of the record of his / her date of birth as entered in the University Registers shall pay fees fixed for the purpose by the University. No change in the date of birth shall be made unless approved by the competent authority.
XV. Fees for SAARC and other Foreign students shall be decided by the Executive Council from time to time.
The Academic Calendar of the University shall be as laid down by the Academic Council at the end of each Academic year.
16.2For Hyderabad and Lucknow Campuses:
from 16th Juneto30th November-1st Semester
from1s tDecember to2nd January(Winter vacation)
from3rd January to30th April(2nd Semester)
from1st May to15th June (Summer vacation)
16.3Contact-cumExaminationsessionsofthe Distance Education Programme (Hyderabad Campus)
From 8th Julyto15th December-1st Semester
From16thDecemberto10th February (Winter Vacation)
From 11th Febto15th June-II semester
From 16th Juneto7th July: Summer vacation. Provided that variations in the calendar may be made at different Campuses of EFL University, depending on the climatic and other local condition.
The University shall prepare an academic holiday list taking four local holidays recommended by the campuses in lieu of holidays approved for the Hyderabad campus. This list shall be approved by the Academic Council.,/