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What are DELE Exams


 Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera: DELE) are the only officially accredited certificates for Spanish as a foreign language and as a second language. The diplomas are issued by the Spanish Ministry for educational. DELE exams are organized by the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish government, through the Ministry of Education.

Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are official titles certifying degree of competence and mastery of the Spanish language, granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain.

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


DELE exams certificates are valid for lifetime.

If any student wish to take DELE exam, he/she must not be citizen of the country where Spanish is mother tongue.


For DELE Junior exam the minimum age of student must be 12 years.


For DELE Senior the age of student must be 16 years (Those students who have not attained the age of 18 years but 16 years old may appear in DELE senior 

Or DELE ESCOLAR (Junior) exam


This is the choice of student in which exam he/she wants to register.


The test has six different levels from which you can choose at will



A1 (Breakthrough or Beginner)

A2 (Way stage or Elementary)

B1 (Threshold or intermediate)

B2 (Vantage or upper intermediate)

C1 (Effective Operational Proficiency Advanced)

C2 (Mastery / proficiency / Near-native).