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.



The Main Campus:

  • Campus 1: Dayananda Sagar University
  • 6th Floor, Dental Block, Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy layout,
    Bangalore-560 111, India.
  • Schools at Campus 1:
    School of Commerce & Management Studies (B.Com - ACCA,CMA,CA | BBA, BBA - BFSI),
    Basic & Applied Sciences (B.Sc. | M.Sc),
  • Health Sciences (Physiotherapy - BPT | MPT | Pharmacy - B.Pharm, Pharma.D, M.Pharma | Nursing - B.Sc., PB B.Sc. | M.Sc.),
    Arts & Humanities(BA (Hons.) in Journalism) .
  • Office of Admissions: +91 80 4646 1800

  • Campus 3: Dayananda Sagar University
  • Innovation Campus, Hosur Main Road, Kudlu Gate, Bangalore-560 114, Karnataka, India.
  • Schools at Campus 3:
    School of Engineering (B.Tech. | M.Tech.| BCA),
    Department of MBA ( MBA )
  • Office of Registrar: +91 80 4909 2910 / 11
    Office of Dean (School of Engineering): +91 80 4909 2986 / 32 / 33
    Dean - MBA: +91 80 4909 2931
    Research Cell: +91 80 4909 2912 / +91 97390 17462
    Office of Admissions: +91 80 4909 2924 / 25
    Fax : +91 80 4220 1997
  • E-mail: dsat@dsu.edu.in / enquiry@dsu.edu.in / admissions@dsu.edu.in