DELE Exam Preparation and Levels

DELE-Exam-Preparation courses in Mumbai

DELE Spanish Diplomas are official titles granted by Spain’s Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport that certify a level of competence and mastery of the Spanish language.

The Instituto Cervantes organizes examination sessions, while the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain creates the exams and is in charge of corrections and final exam evaluation.

To prepare for the exam, pick from the top Spanish as Second Language programs that provide DELE Exam preparation courses in Mumbai at Cambridge Institute.

There are Six levels of DELE Spanish diplomas:

  1. Spanish Diploma Level A1 (Breakthrough): –

The Spanish Diploma Level A1 (Breakthrough) attests to the student’s ability to communicate in basic Spanish in scenarios involving urgent demands or commonplace occurrences.

  1. Spanish Diploma Level A2 (Way stage): –

Spanish Diploma Level A2 (Way stage) verifies that the applicant is able to comprehend ordinary, everyday expressions and phrases connected to fields of experience that are especially pertinent to them (basic information about themselves and their families, shopping, places of interest, work, etc.).

  1. Spanish Diploma Level B1 (threshold): –

Certify the candidate’s ability to understand the main ideas of texts clearly, in standard language, if they relate to well-known topics related to work, study or leisure. It also certifies students’ ability to deal with most situations that arise when traveling to Spanish-speaking areas. produce simple and coherent texts on familiar topics or topics of personal interest; and finally be able to describe experiences, events, wishes, and hopes, as well as be able to briefly express opinions or explain plans.

  1. Spanish Diploma Level B2 (Vantage): –

certifies students’ abilities to interact with native speakers with enough spontaneity and fluency to allow for easy and natural communication between interlocutors; produce concise and in-depth texts about a variety of subjects; defend an opinion about broad subjects, stating the benefits and drawbacks of each argument; and finally, comprehend the main ideas of complex texts about both concrete and abstract subjects, including technical texts.

  1. Spanish Diploma Level C1 (Effective Operational Skills): –

Demonstrate sufficient language proficiency to understand a large number of long and sometimes demanding texts and to grasp the implicit meanings contained therein. Express yourself fluently and naturally without searching for the right words. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes. And finally, you will be able to use the mechanisms of text composition, clarity, and cohesion correctly to produce clear, well-structured, and detailed texts on subjects of some complexity.

  1. Spanish Diploma Level C2 (Mastery): –

demonstrates the capacity to quickly and accurately adapt to any environment while attesting to having sufficient linguistic proficiency to communicate successfully in any setting. The language users exhibit delicate nuance control, enabling fluid and organic expression in all interactions.

If you want to learn more about these exams, please contact Cambridge Institute, Mumbai and we will be happy to assist you and advise you on the level of Spanish you can take to obtain the DELE diploma.

How to Get the DELE exam scores?

Candidates will receive their DELE exam results three months after the written tests are completed. The Instituto Cervantes will notify candidates of the publication of their scores via the e-mail address they provided when registering.
In their restricted access to the Instituto Cervantes portal, candidates will be able to view their official transcript of marks.
Candidates who receive an APTO overall grade will be awarded a diploma by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.

Candidates who disagree with their grade may submit a grade review request using the form found on the Instituto Cervantes exams portal. Following an investigation procedure, the Instituto Cervantes will proceed to inform the candidate of the case’s ultimate resolution within a maximum of three months.

At Cambridge Institute Mumbai, we can assist you with the DELE exam preparation so that you can achieve positive results.
Do not hesitate to get in contact with us if you have any questions about these examinations or would like some advice on your level of Spanish.

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS TO TAKE THE DELE EXAM

Candidates wishing to take an examination leading to a DELE Spanish Diploma will need to do the following:

  • Register for the exam 

Registration for exams must be carried out online (for exams taken in Spain) or at an examination center (for exams taken outside of Spain). Young Learners will always register at the examination center, regardless of their location.

See Registration Details for more information on registration.

Registration must be completed before the deadline. See Registration Deadlines.

  • Make the payment 

If you register online, you will make the payment online at the time of registration via credit card or PayPal.

Otherwise, contact the examination center for specific payment information.

  • Present original and photocopy of a photo ID

The ID must include the following information: identity, nationality, place, and date of birth. The information provided on the registration form must match that on the identification document.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE 2021 DELE SPANISH EXAMS

This section contains useful information about the Instituto de Cervantes’ general conditions, requirements, exam dates, and the documentation necessary to register for a DELE exam.

  • Requirements

All students interested in taking the exam will have to comply with the general conditions found here to register for and take any DELE exam.

  • Registration Deadlines

See the registration deadlines for each DELE exam.

  • How to Register

Rules and documentation are needed to register for any of the six exams.

  • Fees

Fees and methods of payment for the exam.

2022 DELE EXAM DATES AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES

DELE exams are offered on several dates throughout the year. These dates are common across all DELE examination centers around the world. Please note that each exam date does not necessarily include all exam levels. Pay special attention to the registration deadlines and make sure to register in advance

Exam Dates Levels Registration Deadlines

February 18

Adults: A2

Until January 12, 2022

April 1

Adults: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1

Until February 2, 2022

May 20

May 21

Young learners: A1, A2/B1

Adults:  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Until March 16, 2022

July 1

Adults: A2, B1, B2, C1

Until May 4, 2022

September 9

Adults: A2

Until July 13, 2022

October 7

Adults: A2, B1, B2

Until August 24, 2022

November 18

November 19

Young learners: A1, A2/B1

Adults: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Until October 5, 2022

DELE REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS AND REQUIREMENTS

Registration for exams must be carried out online (for exams taken in Spain) or at an examination center (for exams taken outside of Spain). Young Learners will always register at the examination center, regardless of their location. Please keep in mind that registration must be completed before the deadline.

You will need a scanned copy of a photo ID that includes your name, nationality, place, and date of birth. The information provided during  registration must match that on the identification document.

You will make the payment online via credit card or PayPal at the time of registration.

Following registration, you will receive an email with your registration receipt.

  • To register at the examination center:-

     You will need to take:

    Two copies of the enrollment form

Original and photocopy of a photo ID which includes the following information: photography, identity, nationality, place, and date of birth. The information provided on the registration form must match that on the identification document.

Document accrediting payment of registration fee. (Contact your examination center for more information regarding payment)

Following registration, you will receive an email with your registration receipt.

  • Documentation is necessary to take the exam:-

     When you go to the examination center to take the DELE exam, you are required to bring the following documents:

The registration receipt you received via email after registering. You can print the receipt and bring the printed copy or show it on your cell phone.
Original photo ID (the same that was used to register). Photocopies will not be accepted.
The official exam summons you received from your exam center.

PRICES FOR THE 2022 DELE EXAMS

The price for the 2022 DELE exam will vary based on your Spanish level as well as the center and country where you take the exam.

HERE ARE THE PRICES FOR THE 2022 DELE EXAMS IN SPAIN

Adults Young Learners

A1

A2

B1

B2

C1

C2

A1

A2/B1

108

130

160

190

205

220

108

160

For specific price information, contact the exam center where you plan on taking the exam for more details.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DELE EXAM

Here you can find the most important information about the Spanish DELE exams: who can take them, how many levels there are, how to register, and much more!

WHAT IS THIS WEBSITE?

This is an unofficial website where you can find the most important and updated information about DELE exams.

WHAT IS DELE?

DELE Spanish Diplomas are official, internationally recognized titles that certify the holder’s degree of fluency in Spanish. The only way to earn a DELE Spanish Diploma is by taking a DELE exam.

WHO ORGANIZES DELE EXAMS?

DELE exams are organized by the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish government, through the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

WHO CORRECTS THE EXAMS?

The Universidad de Salamanca in Spain corrects DELE exams.

WHO CAN TAKE THE EXAMS?

Since 2015, any person who wishes to register for a DELE exam is eligible to do so, regardless of nationality or country of origin.

HOW MANY LEVELS ARE THERE?

DELE is divided into six levels.

Level A1 – Breakthrough
Level A2 – Waystage
Level B1 – Threshold
Level B2 – Vantage
Level C1 – Effective Operational Proficiency
Level C2 – Mastery

CAN I TAKE ANY LEVEL?

Yes, you can. You don’t need to have a certificate for lower levels in order to take a higher level exam.

WHICH EXAM SHOULD I TAKE?

It depends on your level. Click on each level to learn more and see sample DELE exams.

Level A1 Exam
Level A2 Exam
Level B1 Exam
Level B2 Exam
Level C1 Exam
Level C2 Exam

There are also two exams specifically for young learners between 11 and 17 years old.

Young Learners Exams

WHEN WILL I GET MY CERTIFICATE?

You’ll receive your certificate a few months after taking the exam. The certificate will be sent to the address you provided at registration.

HOW MANY PARTS DOES THE EXAM HAVE?

The DELE exam tests are divided into different groups, depending on the level. Each test includes various tasks, and encompass the following skill sets:

1. Reading comprehension
2. Written expression and interaction
3. Listening comprehension
4. Oral expression and interaction

HOW DO I SIGN UP TO TAKE A DELE EXAM?

The first step is to register on the Instituto Cervantes website. Then, log in to your account and follow the instructions.

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