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TEF Canada : General information

TEF Canada on 22 July 2017.

No of seats: 15

Seats left: 0

Registration  closed.

N.B.: No refund / transfer of fee is possible once the registrations have closed.

Kindly read the conditions for registration and exam procedure at the time of registration. Click on the link below:

Conditions inscription et passation du TEF

With effect from 29 February 2016, there is no negative marking for TEF.

Download registration form: 

Fiche d’inscriptionTEF Canada new 2

Download student’s manual and brochure

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Next TEF Canada on 23 September.

Other dates for TEF Canada 2017

2 December

Registration closes 5 weeks prior to the exam.

Limited seats. Registration on first-come-first-served basis.

TEF Canada / TEF Quebec

The Test d’Évaluation de Français pour le Canada (TEF Canada) tests the French language proficiency of both native and non-native French speakers.

TEF Canada is recognized as official proof of language proficiency by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) du Québec for permanent residency applications, certificat de sélection du Québec applications and Canadian citizenship applications. 

TEF Canada assesses the candidate’s level of proficiency using a 7-level scale based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). These levels are described in detail for each skill (reading/listening/writing/speaking).


The TEF Canada consists of 4 modules: listening, speaking, reading and/or writing. 

For  immigration to Quebec only, two modules are compulsory: Compréhension orale and Expression orale. 

For immigration to Canada Federal 4 modules are compulsory: 

Tariffs are as follows:

Two modules:  Rs 10,000- +Rs 1,500/- (service tax) = Rs 11,500/-

Four modules: 20,000 + 3000  (service tax) = Rs 23000/-

  Kindly fill the form carefully. Two photographs should be enclosed (please do not staple them; use paper clips). Write your name on the reverse of the photographs.  Photographs should be on a white background.
Payment can be made in CASH, NEFT*, or by DEMAND DRAFT in the name of Alliance Française, payable at Chandigarh. 

*From banks within Indian territory

Bank details

Current Account number: 3250002100010864
RTGS/NEFT IFS code: PUNB 0325000
MICR code: 160024020
Branch code: 325000
Contact: 0172 2692410

The form and required documents should be sent at the following address with TEF Canada marked on the envelop:

Alliance Française de Chandigarh
Next to Hibiscus Garden, Sector 36 A
Chandigarh – 160036

To download student’s handbook for TEF Canada, click on  the link:  manuel_candidat_tef_canada mars 2016

Important: Minimum number of students required to organise TEF Canada during the sessions proposed by Af Chandigarh is 3.

To organise a special session, 5 weeks notice has to be given and a minimum of 5 candidates are required

For one or two students, TEF can be organised but in this case the tariff is doubled.

IMP: For result and attestations, it takes 6 – 8 weeks