DELF-DALF – Registration

 

A1: Monday 13th June

A2: Tuesday 14th June

B1: Wednesday 15th June

B2: Thursday 16th June

C1: Friday 17th June

Venue: AF Panjim – Goa

Telephone: +91 (0)832- 2420049
Contact email: [email protected]

or VISIT: 

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, PANJIM
H. No 46A, P.E Agnelo RD,
Near Menezes Polyclinic,
Altinho, Panjim
403 001 Goa – India

Please go through all the guidelines highlighted below BEFORE registering for the DELF/DALF Exam! It is the candidate’s responsibility to go through them BEFORE they register. Failure to abide with even a single one of these rules will result in the candidate being declared as non-admissible i.e. they will NOT be allowed to appear for the exam and their DELF/DALF fees will NOT be refunded/transferred under any circumstances.

GENERAL RULE AND REGULATIONS

NOTE:

  • Alliance Française de Panjim, under the guidance of Alliance Française de Bombay, will be following the protocols outlined by the Central Government of India and the State Government of Goa for the exams. In case of a significant rise in Covid-19 cases OR an imposition of a Lockdown in Goa OR for any related reason (examination centre being closed etc.), Alliance Francaise de Bombay and Alliance Française de Panjim reserve the right to cancel the June 2022 DELF/DALF exams. In case the exams are cancelled, Alliance Française de Bombay will outline the procedure for refunding the amount paid by the registered candidates on its website. Any update regarding the June exams will be communicated to Alliance Française de Panjim (examination center). Neither Alliance Française de Bombay nor Alliance Française de Panjim will personally notify individual candidates about the same.
  • Any registered candidate who tests positive for Covid and hence CANNOT appear for the June 2022 exams is requested to immediately send an email to [email protected] (cc [email protected]) with a digital copy / photo / scan of the test report attached to the email.

Refunds: Kindly note that the DELF/DALF Examination Fees once paid will NOT be refunded or transferred under ANY circumstances.

Examination Schedule: Please note that candidates are NOT allowed to choose/change the time slot for the written/oral exam. The allocated time slot(s) for the written/oral examination have to be scrupulously respected under ALL circumstances. Candidates will NOT be allowed to appear for the examination at any slot apart from their allocated time. Failure to do so – including arriving late for the written/oral exam – will result in the candidate being declared non-admissible and their examination fees will NOT be refunded/transferred under ANY circumstances.

Examination Centre:For the JUNE 2022 DELF/DALF Exams, the Examination Centre is Alliance Française Panjim.

Documents Needed: On the day of the exam, candidates are expected to carry ALL of the following items:

  1. their original (hard copy/physical document) National Photo Identity Card)
  2. their original (hard copy/physical document) of the DELF JUNIOR Examination Fee Receipt sent by Alliance Française de Bombay following online registration. Soft Copies/Digital Copies of the Fee Receipt will NOT be accepted.

Please note that candidates will NOT be allowed to appear for the DELF/DALF Examination if they forget to carry EVEN A SINGLE ONE of these documents. Any such candidates will be declared non-admissible and the examinations fees will NOT be refunded/transferred.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS OUTLINED BY

THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE IN INDIA

FOR DELF-DALF EXAMINATIONS

1 – SCOPE OF APPLICATION

The general conditions of this document apply to all candidates appearing for the DELF (Diplômed’Études en Langue française), DELF Junior (DELF version junior), DELF Pro (DELF option Professionnelle), DELF Prim (DELF for primary school pupils) and DALF (DiplômeApprofondi de Langue Française) examinations, hereinafter referred to as DELF/DALF, at any of the examination centres officially approved by France Education Nationale in India.

2 – VALIDITY OF DELF / DALF DIPLOMAS

The DELF / DALF diplomas are given the same recognition as all official diplomas/degrees issued by the French Ministry of National Education and have lifelong validity.

3 – ELIGIBILITY FOR APPEARING FOR DELF / DALF EXAMINATIONS

3.1. Any person wishing to enhance their French language skills may appear for DELF / DALF without any pre-requisites, except for those holding a French degree in secondary or higher secondary public education.

3.2. Appearing for DELF Junior is restricted to candidates aged between 11 to 17 years of age as on the day of the examination.

3.3 Appearing for DELF Prim is strictly restricted to primary school pupils aged between 8 to 12 years old.

3.4. The DELF / DALF diplomas are independent: it is not necessary to be the holder of the diploma of the previous level to appear for an examination of a higher level. (eg: a candidate does not need to have an A1 Diploma to appear for the A2 Level).

3.5. A candidate may appear for several examinations during the same session, but may not appear for two versions of the same level (e.g. a candidate can apply for DELF Tout Public A1 and DELF Tout Public A2 in the same session but cannot appear for DELF Junior A1 & DELF Tout Public A1 as they are two versions of the same level).

3.6. A candidate may appear for the same examination as many times as may be necessary for obtaining the desired diploma. However, they cannot appear for a diploma that they already hold unless they surrender the already acquired diploma in a formal written letter duly submitted at least four months prior to the examination session (Cf. process given below). A candidate who fares unsuccessfully in the second attempt shall lose the first diploma.

4 – PROCEDURE FOR APPEARING FOR DELF / DALF EXAMINATION

4.1 The candidate must register online on the designated registration dates.

4.2. If any candidate had registered for DELF / DALF during a previous session, it is mandatory to indicate the 12-digit candidate number that had been allotted to them, regardless of the examination centre.

4.3. The registration fees for each diploma are fixed by the French Institute in India for all the examination centres in India for one calendar year. For information on the fees, please contact the examination centre of your choice.

5 – CANCELLATION / REIMBURSEMENT

The DELF / DALF registration fees are neither refundable nor transferable.

6 – PROOF OF IDENTITY OF THE CANDIDATES

The candidate must produce a photo identity card at the beginning of each oral and written examination. The examination centre reserves the right to verify the identity of the candidate at any time during the different examination stages.

7 – DELAY

Any candidate arriving late on the date of the DELF / DALF examinations shall be declared non-admissible and shall be refused entry to the examination halls. Registration fees shall neither be refunded nor transferred.

8 – USE OF UNFAIR MEANS

Using unfair means during examinations constitutes an offence under the French Law of December 23, 1901 on the prevention of the use of unfair means in public examinations and competitions.

Any candidate caught in the act of using unfair means or attempting to use unfair means, shall be debarred from appearing for DELF / DALF examinations for 5 years.

9 – DECLARATION OF RESULTS

Once available, the results will be declared by each of the examination centres in accordance with their respective procedures. Detailed results will NOT be conveyed by telephone. The grades obtained by candidates in DELF / DALF examinations are confidential and CANNOT be made public by the examination centre or conveyed to a third party.

10 – REVIEW OF RESULTS OBTAINED

As DELF / DALF are State diplomas, the general rules and regulations of French examinations are applicable to them. Thus, the jury of examiners of the examination centre are sovereign (Conseil d’État – SEBAN – 29.07.83) and no review is allowed against decisions taken in application of this regulation.

11 – COLLECTION OF DELF / DALF CERTIFICATES 

11.1. DELF / DALF certificates may be collected at the examination Centre once they are available. Requests for sending the attestation of success in examinations, DELF / DALF certificates or their copies by post or e-mail will NOT be entertained.

11.2. If a candidate is unable to collect their DELF / DALF certificate in person, they may designate a person to do so through an authorisation letter which MUST include ALL of the following details :

  1. a) the Full Name and the Signature of the Candidate who appeared for the DELF Exam along with their 12-Digit Candidate Number
  2. b) The Session ( Month and Year ) of the DELF Exam along with the level appeared for ( A1, A2, … etc. )
  3. c) the Full Name and the Signature of the Person coming to collect the Certificates
  4. d) A photo identity card ( Passport / Aadhar Card / Voter ID / Driving Licence ) of the Person coming to collect the Certificates
  5. e) the ORIGINAL hard copy/printed copy of the DELF/DALF Exam fee receipt sent by Alliance Française de Bombayfollowing online registration

12 – CHANGES TO DELF / DALF CERTIFICATE

On the day of the DELF /DALF examination, the examination centre circulates a sheet with the candidates’ personal information as declared by them during registration (surname, given name(s), date and place of birth, nationality, etc.). By signing this sheet, the candidate attests to the accuracy of the given information. If a candidate detects any error on this sheet, they must immediately inform the examination centre. Any request for change after the day of the examination will attract a fee and delay the issue of the attestation of success and the DELF /DALF certificate.

13 – REQUEST FOR CANCELLATION OF DELF / DALF DIPLOMA

Any candidate desirous of re-appearing for the examination for a diploma they have already obtained must submit an official written request (in English or French) addressed to the President of the DELF /DALF National Jury. The letter must specify that the candidate is giving up the benefit of the diploma already obtained of their own free will and must enclose the original diploma for destruction. After due consideration of the request and in the event of a positive reply notified in writing by the competent authorities, the diploma will effectively be destroyed. Given the procedures involved, the request must reach the president of the DELF / DALF national jury at least three months prior to the examination session for which the candidate desires to appear. The candidate shall bear the diploma cancellation fees.

14 – RESPONSIBILITY, ACTS OF GOD

The responsibility of the examination centre and its employees shall be limited to wilful misconduct or serious negligence. The centre shall NOT be responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event that any examination is interrupted due to an act of God (natural calamities, fire, flood, war, administrative instructions independent of the Examination Centre etc.).

15 – FINAL PROVISIONS

15.1. The general conditions herein laid down are an integral part of the DELF/DALF registration form signed with the examination centre.

15.2. These general conditions are subject to French law and any dispute arising from these shall be referred to the competent French authorities.

Rules for the April 2022 Session :

DELF Tout Public [ 18 Years & Above ]

Please go through all the guidelines highlighted below BEFORE registering for the DELF/DALF Exam! It is the candidate’s responsibility to go through them BEFORE they register. Failure to abide with even a single one of these rules will result in the candidate being declared as non-admissible i.e. they will NOT be allowed to appear for the exam and their DELF/DALF fees will NOT be refunded/transferred under any circumstances.

NOTE:

  • Alliance Française de Panjim, under the guidance of Alliance Française de Bombay, will be following the protocols outlined by the Central Government of India and the State Government of Goa for the exams. In case of a significant rise in Covid-19 cases OR an imposition of a Lockdown in Goa OR for any related reason (examination centre being closed etc.), Alliance Francaise de Bombay and Alliance Française de Panjim reserve the right to cancel the June 2022 DELF/DALF exams. In case the exams are cancelled, Alliance Française de Bombay will outline the procedure for refunding the amount paid by the registered candidates on its website. Any update regarding the June exams will be communicated to Alliance Française de Panjim (examination center). Neither Alliance Française de Bombay nor Alliance Française de Panjim will personally notify individual candidates about the same.
  • Any registered candidate who tests positive for Covid and hence CANNOT appear for the June 2022 exams is requested to immediately send an email to [email protected] (cc [email protected]) with a digital copy / photo / scan of the test report attached to the email.
  1. a) Please note that the DELF-DALF exams are NOT mandatory – they are given to prove your proficiency in French for official purposes (eg: admissions in foreign universities, job applications etc.). There are very limited seats for the DELF/DALF exams in June 2022. BEFORE REGISTRATION, do consider whether you actually need to appear for the exam. It is important to note that it is not mandatory to give the DELF-DALF exams for every level – you can directly appear for your highest level (eg: if your proficiency level in French is B1, you can directly appear for the B1 exam if you wish to without giving the A1 and A2 exams)
  2. b) ONLY candidates who are at least 18 years of age at the time of registration can apply for the DELF/DALF Exams in June 2022 in Panjim. No negotiations on this front will be entertained.
  3. c) It is compulsory for each candidate to carry their own stationery (pens, pencils etc.) on the day of the exam.
  4. d) All candidates are expected to act in an orderly fashion, maintain the queue, and follow social distancing measures at the examination venue. It is mandatory for the candidate to carry and wear their own mask properly (nose + mouth covered) throughout their interaction with our staff AND during the exam. It is also mandatory for each candidate to carry an extra mask as a back-up.
  5. e) Candidates are NOTallowed to carry anything apart from their stationery inside the examination hall. We strongly recommend that you travel light and do not bring any unnecessary items to the examination centers. Items such as cell phones, bags, valuables etc. areNOT allowed inside the examination hall.
  6. f) Once the candidate has finished the examination, they are expected to leave the examination hall in an orderly fashion. NO loitering in the premises will be entertained under ANY circumstances.

IMPORTANT: DELF-DALF are internationally recognised exams and organised as per extremely strict rules and regulations. These rules are NON-NEGOTIABLE and registering for the exam constitutes a binding contract on the part of the candidate. It is COMPULSORY for each candidate to go through ALL the rules of the exams BEFORE REGISTRATION. Failure to do so is an ERROR on the part of the candidate and neither Alliance Française de Bombay nor Alliance Française de Panjim can be held accountable for the same under ANY circumstances.