Delf Dalf

French cenrtifications

The DELF (diplôme d’études en langue française) and the DALF (diplôme approfondi de langue française) are official diplomas issued by the French ministry of education to certify your command of the French language.
The Alliance française de Bombay is an exam center for the DELF and the DALF and helps you to prepare yourself for these exams : our general French courses and the workshop “preparation for the DELF” will train you for these exams.
For more information about the DELF and the DALF you may contact us by email or check the CIEP web site at

These levels of proficiency are being implemented by various organisations issuing certificates in languages not only in India but also all over the world which include the Goethe Institute-Max Mueller Bhavan (German), University of Cambridge (English), Cervantes Institute (Spanish) and Alliance française (French). Alliance francaise centres in India are among the 900 approved examination centres for DELF/DALF in 154 countries, including France. The 6 diplomas that make up DELF and DALF are completely independent. It means that the candidates can register for the examination of their choice, according to their level.

Six levels of certification

Six levels of certification

At each level, four skills are evaluated: listening, speaking, reading and writing. A mark of at least 5/25 is required for each test (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) whereas a mark of at least 50/100 is required in order to be awarded the diploma. Website for reference:


Please note you should be at least 12 years-old for DELF/DALF (between 12 and 16 years old, it’s Junior version).

During the Registration dates for the Delf/Dalf Examination Alliance Francaise, Reception Desk welcomes you to register till closing date of Registration for each session. Check our map to find your closest Alliance Française.

  1. Students of Alliance Francaise should pay the examination fees (internal candidate) by cheque favouring “Alliance Francaise de Bombay” payable in Bombay or by cash, with  2 passport size photos. Contact us for more information.
  2. If you are not a student nor a member of Alliance Française, external fees will be applicable. Contact us for more information.

The registration form fully completed by the outside candidates has to reach: