Kindly read the conditions and exam procedure at the time of registration.
Registration on first-come-first-served basis.
N.B.: No refund / transfer of fee is possible once the registrations have closed.
Registration closes 5 weeks prior to the exam, or if all seats are filled, whichever is earlier.
Dates for 2019
9 February: registration closed
30 March: registration closed
27 April: registration open but See column “general information” for details & number of seats left.
24 August (tentative date)
28 September (tentative date)
23 November (tentative date)
Examination rules and regulations
Candidates must reach the Alliance Française de Chandigarh on time with a photo ID (valid passport / valid driver’s licence / Adhar card…) in original.
During the exam, the candidates must leave their ID proof visibly on the table for the entire test so that identity checks can be performed anytime.
During the entire multiple choice questions part of the test (Oral and written comprehension – approximately 1 hour 40 minutes) no exits will be permitted.
During the entire written expression examination (1 hour), no exits will be permitted, unless in case of emergency or health issue previously informed by the candidate and justified with a medical certificate.
During the test communication among candidates will not be permitted.
Candidates arriving late will not be allowed in the examination room once the examination has started.
In the event of fraud or misconduct by a candidate (disturbing the examination procedure, communication or attempt to communicate with other candidates or the outside…), the candidate will be asked to leave the examination room immediately and may face a ban from taking the test for a period of time that will be determined by the CCI Paris Ile-de-France.
With effect from 29 February 2016, there is no negative marking for TEF.
For more information download student’s manual and brochures:
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