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DELF - DALF Exam: National French Language Proficiency Test

DELF DALF Diplomas
The National French Language Proficiency Examinations 


You want to pursue an internationally recognised French language degree valid for life? The DELF DALF is perfect for you! This Diploma in French Language Studies will allow you to demonstrate your French skills, with four tests marked out of 25 (Listening, reading, writing and speaking). 

The DELF and DALF are diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. 

There are six independent diplomas, which correspond, respectively, to the six levels of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). 

Duration of examinations  DELF/DALF 
        1 hour 20 minutes + 20 minutes DELF A1
        1 hour 40 minutes + 20 minutes      DELF A2
         1 hour 55 minutes + 25 minutes DELF B1
         2 hour 30 minutes + 50 minutes DELF B2

There are also special versions of DELF diplomas for adolescents (DELF junior). These are structured in the same way as the adult versions, but the themes used are chosen to suit preadolescent and adolescent candidates.

The DELF DALF examinations presented in Malaysia are:

  • DELF DALF Tout Public for General Public from 17 years old
  • DELF Junior for children aged from 12 to 17 years old
  • DELF Scolaire for schoolchildren who are in the selected Government schools
  • DELF Prim for children from 8 to 12 years old (LFKL in May & AFKL in June)
  • DELF Pro for professionals working in a French-speaking environment (November) 

Malaysia, with the experience of subscribing to the DELF DALF since 1998, have been registering more than 28,000 registered candidates and on yearly basis about 3,500 registrations for DELF DALF. 

DELF Scolaire is at the moment one of the popular international and definitely recognised foreign examination that receives tremendous support from all the parties that are involved in making the DELF a success. 

Candidates who received the DELF DALF diplomas as an attestation of their level of French acknowledged by the Ministry of Education of France benefits from having a diploma that is:

  • For life
  • Recognised internationally
  • Proof of proficiency for education purpose – to enter into the French Universities system (DELF B2 and above) or for work purpose
  • Adds to the CV

Each examination comprises sections testing the four skills: oral production & reception and written production & reception. Holders of the DELF B2 or DALF diplomas are exempted from language entrance examinations in French universities.

Want to know more about the DELF DALF exams? Find out on CIEP website:

Description of the examination – DELF A1 A2 B1 B2

Student at The University of Nottingham in Malaysia? 

Find out which DELF you can sit for, according to the class you are taking! 

  • At the end of French 1A or 1B, you can sit for DELF A1
  • At the end of French 2A or 2B, you can sit for DELF A2
  • At the end of French 3B, you can sit for DELF B1 

With 100% of success amongst students of UNMC, the best way to find out if you are ready to sit for DELF DALF is to ask your teacher!


01 May 2024, Wednesday to
30 May 2024, Thursday 

Exam date 

04 June 2024, Tuesday (oral) 
09 June 2024, Sunday (written)

Test centre

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (Directions)


Email: Sandrine Sim

Tel: + 6 03 8924 8744
        + 6 03 8725 8012

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Correspondence Details

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga
43500 Semenyih

Fax: +6(03) 8924 8012


DELF A1          RM252.00
DELF A2          RM297.00
DELF B1          RM378.00
DELF B2          RM414.00

5 candidates minimum per level in order to have a session. 

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