About DELF/DALF + Rules & Regulations

The DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française for beginner and intermediate students) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française for advanced students) are official qualifications issued by the French Ministry of Education to certify French language proficiency of foreign students.

The DELF & DALF qualifications are consistent with the international standards for test development (www.alte.org) and The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)

The available DELF-DALF exams organised at the Alliance Française de Pune are:

  • DELF-DALF Tout public (16 years old and above)
  • DELF Junior (for students less than 16 years old)
    Adapted to the teenage lifestyle and the DELF Junior corresponds to the interests of teens. The DELF examinations are recognized around the world, and your child will receive a diploma valid for the rest of his or her life!
  • DELF Prim (8-12 years)
    The first level in the DELF / DALF series, it is intended for children who are beginners in French as a Foreign Language and who are either undertaking studies corresponding to the French elementary level or are the right age to undertake such studies under the regulations applicable in their country. Successful candidates receive a certificate identical to the general public version.

You can refer to the French Ministry of Education’s website for information on the DELF, DALF, Junior and Prim


It is mandatory for all the candidates appearing for the DELF/DALF exams to read the below Rules & Regulations both by the Embassy of France in India & by the Alliance Française de Pune and abide by them.

Rules & Regulations of the Embassy of France in India

Rules & Regulations and Additional Covid-19 policies by the Alliance Française de Pune

Click here to know more about the Registration procedure

Click here to know about the DELF/DALF exam calendar & rates 2022

Click here to know about the DELF/DALF Timetable & Results



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