Centre for English and Foreign Languages

Centre for Foreign Languages


The Centre for English and Foreign Languages aspires in imparting Language training in a holistic atmosphere. The goals of CEFL are to promote effective teaching and learning of English /Foreign Languages and to practice professional communication skills.

OBJECTIVE: The sole aim of the Centre is to help the learner use the language with ease.


At CEFL we value:

  • Care and consideration which allows everyone to flourish
  • Fostering of respect for, and tolerance of, others and their differing cultures
  • Creation of a trusting community where honesty and integrity are the standards
  • Nurturing of high self-esteem and the confidence
  • An atmosphere of enthusiasm and enjoyment in learning
  • Development of skills for lifelong learning
  • Desire to improve through reflective learning
  • Determination to strive for success
  • Pursuit to excellence
  • Acknowledging Students’ efforts and achievements

What we do?

  • Offer varied courses of different durations, intensities and levels in the Teaching English as a Second language (TESL) and in Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) to select groups.
  • Deliver instructions in English for all its students to meet their academic, communicative and professional needs (English for Academic, Occupational and Specific needs: EAP, EOP, ESP).
  • Support a technology-based learning environment for teaching professional communication skills.
  • Provide opportunities for its staff for continued professional development.
  • Provide resources and expertise in Language education through seminars, conferences, workshops and consultancies.
  • Aims to collaborate with other institutions to widen its horizons.
  • Learner-centered instruction to encourage learner independence.
  • Promotes language development strategies, Critical Thinking, Values and Attitudes that are conducive to effective, independent and lifelong learning.

Corporeal Facilities:

The Centre for English and Foreign Languages (CEFL), housed in the impressive Heritage Building, has physical facilities that contribute to an atmosphere of conducive learning:

  • Courteous and co-operative staff
  • Resources for quality teaching and learning with high returns
  • A well-stocked and expanding Library.
  • A sophisticated language lab
  • Smart Classrooms & Wi-Fi connection
  • Clean, airy and safe premises which are not overcrowded, with adequate ventilation and lighting


  • A certificate is awarded to the students attesting to their satisfactory completion of the course.



  • Campus 1: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Devarakaggalahalli, Harohalli,
    Kanakapura Road, Ramanagara Dt.,
    Bengaluru – 562 112
    E-mail: admissions@dsu.edu.in

  • Campus 2: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Innovation Campus,
    Administrative & Main Admission office,
    Kudlu Gate, Hosur Road,
    Bengaluru - 560 068
    Admissions Helpline: 080 49092924 / 25
    E-mail: admissions@dsu.edu.in | dsat@dsu.edu.in
  • Office of Registrar: 080 4909 2910 / 11
    Office of Dean (School of Engineering): +91 80 4909 2986 / 32 / 33
    Dean - MBA: 080 4909 2931
    Research Cell: 080 4909 2912 / +91 97390 17462

  • DSU City Admissions Office:
  • Gate 2, 6th Floor, University Building,
    Dental Block, Kumaraswamy Layout,
    Bengaluru - 560111
    Admissions Helpline: 080 46461800
  • E-mail: dsat@dsu.edu.in / enquiry@dsu.edu.in / admissions@dsu.edu.in