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The Diploma of French Language Studies (DELF) and the Advanced Diploma in French (DALF) are official diplomas delivered by the International Center of Pedagogical Studies in Sèvres (CIEP), operator of the French Ministry of Higher Education, to certify proficiency in French. 

These diplomas are internationally recognized and validate the command of four competencies: oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression and written expression.

Their validity is unlimited.

The DELF is divided into four diplomas, corresponding to the four levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


Level of CECRL Diploma User
A1 DELF A1 Elementary
B1 DELF B1 Independent

The DALF is divided into 2 diplomas, corresponding to the two levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Level of CECRL Diploma User
C1 DALF C1 Experienced
C2 Thornton

DELF B2, DALF C1 and DALF C2 exempt you from further language tests to pursue higher education in France.


DELF A2: 40 JOD DELF Pro A1: 40 JOD
DELF B1: 45 JOD DELF Pro A2: 45 JOD
DELF B2: 50 JOD DELF Pro B1: 50 JOD
DELF C1: 55 JOD DELF Pro B2: 55 JOD

Dates of tests and registration

  • DELF/DALF February 2022 session, from February 20 to 24 (registration from January 29 to 31).
  • DELF/DALF July 2022 session, July 24-28 (registration June 26-28).
  • DELF/DALF November 2022 session, November 20-24 (registration October 22-24).


Delf Scolaire

DELF scolaire and primaire are derived from DELF and DALF. This diploma is intended to the students of private and public schools in Jordan.

Written exams take place in educational institutions such as Terra Santa school in Amman, Collège du Rosaire in Irbid and Collège du Rosaire in Aqaba.

Oral exams take place at the French Institute and in schools.


-          DELF A1 on 5 May                    -          DELF Prim + B1 + B2 on 7 May                    -          DELF A2 on 12 May

Fees : 16 JOD/level

Scolaire and primaire session for 2017, from 11 April to 24 May (registration from 11 to 19 February).


• Handbooks are available at the Media Library for subscribers and are sold at the language department of the Institute.

• Train for the TCF.

• Candidate handbook (to upload).


Thanks to the mobile application français 3.0, prepare for the different French evaluation tests.



TEF-Canada (French Proficiency Test for immigration to Canada)

The French Proficiency Test TEF of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international reference instrument to measure proficiency in French: Oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression, and written expression.

TEF Canada is a mandatory test requested by “Citizenship and Immigration Canada” for immigration applications to Canada.

You will receive a certificate with your results on the TEF Canada test. It details your score at each test.

The results are valid for two years.


The Test of French knowledge is developed by the International Center of Pedagogical Studies. It is a test of the French language level intended for non-francophone individuals who wish to evaluate and validate their knowledge of French in a simple, reliable and quick way; for professional, personal or educational reasons.


All candidates receive a certificate with their results and are positioned on one of the six levels (A1 to C2) of the competencies scales as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


RATES:    Test of French Knowledge (CIEP)                Mandatory tests : 90 JOD                Optional tests : 50 JOD/test



The concerned population is students who wish to file an application for early admission (DAP) in French higher educational institutions, to pursue a B.A 1 or B.A 2, or to join a school of architecture. Levels of evaluation: A1 to C2.



Test of French Knowledge – Application for Early Admission (CIEP): 100 JD


TCF ANF is intended for the candidates to the French nationality.

Your certificate « TCF candidates to the French nationality » is only valid for requests of French nationality through marriage or naturalization.

FEES: Test of French knowledge for the candidates to the French nationality (CIEP): 100 JOD