DELF (French Language Study Diploma) and the DALF (Advanced French language Diploma) are French as foreign language diplomas with international value. Issued by the French Ministry of National Education, they are adopted in 120 countries as French language reference examinations. It is valid for a life time

Why appear for this exam?

  • With a DALF, a student can gain direct access to any French speaking university without having to appear for an entrance linguistic test.
  • DELF/DALF functions with a system of certificates, wherein a student can appear for each following certificate in any recognized Indian or foreign Centers. It is valid for a life time.

 What are the levels of competencies in French?

  • DELF Basic user: A1 (120h) – A2 (140h): certifies basic proficiency in French; the ability to communicate in French in all day-to-day situations.
  • DELF Independent user: B1 (180h) – B2 (200h): deepens these skills. It includes a general knowledge of civilization and the first elements of specialized French in the area chosen by the candidate.
  • DALF Proficient user: C1 (220h) – C2: corresponds to a level of achievement in French suitable for university studies.

The DELF and DALF certificates are six certificates and each certificate corresponds to one of the six levels

DELF Basic user A1 (120h)
A2 (140h)
DELF Independent user B1 (180h)
B2 (200h)
DALF Proficient user C1 (220h)
C2 (~~~)

How to chose my DELF-DALF exam according to my age?

Categories of DELF-DALF exams differ depending on how old the candidates are:

The DELF PRIM is specifically designed for young children attending primary school or its equivalent (ages 6 to 10) and assesses levels A1.1, A1, and A2.

The DELF JUNIOR is designed for children and teenagers enrolled in secondary school or its equivalent (ages 11 to 17) and assesses levels A1, A2, B1, and B2.

The DELF-DALF Tout Public (TP) is designed for adults (above 17).