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El Instituto Cervantes in India

The Instituto Cervantes headquarters are located in New Delhi, where we have our offices, 17 classrooms, a library, an exhibition hall and an auditorium.

In addition, the Instituto Cervantes has signed agreements with local institutions situated in 5 other Indian cities, so that these institutions can act as testing centers for the Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera - DELE):

  • In Ahmedabad, the HK School of Foreign Languages.
  • In Bangalore, the Institute of Foreign Language and Culture (IFLAC).
  • In Kolkata, the RamaKrishna Mission.
  • In Chennai, the Inaword Centre For Languages.
  • In Pune, the Ranade Institute.

The DELE are officially accredited certificates that attest to the proficiency level and command of Spanish, and are issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education of Spain.

To learn more about the DELE, visit the website http://diplomas.cervantes.es/en

Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language DELE in India

Fees 2012*

A1 → 2070 INR
A2 → 2280 INR
B1 → 2500 INR
B2 → 3450 INR
C1 → 3940 INR
C2 → 4230 INR

*Note: Instituto Cervantes students get a 15% discount on the fees shown above.

Testing Centers for 2012

  • Mayo, Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
  • Noviembre, Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Pune.

Exam Dates for 2012

  • Saturday, May 26th → New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Bangalore / Registration → February 27th to April 30th.
  • Saturday, November 10th → New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Pune / Registration → September 3rd to October 6th.

Courses for DELE Exam Preparation

The Spanish Virtual Classroom (AVE) of Instituto Cervantes in India

The Instituto Cervantes has signed an agreement with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), in order to offer our Spanish courses via the Spanish Virtual Classroom (Aula Virtual de Español: AVE).

The Instituto Cervantes’s AVE is an educational tool that offers on-line Spanish courses, using the most advanced methods and cutting-edge technology. If you don’t have the time to attend classes, or if you prefer a flexible schedule, the Spanish Virtual Classroom allows you to:

  • Learn to express yourself in Spanish in a variety of situations, through active learning.
  • Study all aspects of the Spanish language: grammar, vocabulary and phonetics, colloquial expressions etc., and benefit from continuous personalized evaluations.
  • Discover the socio-cultural realities of the Spanish-speaking world in all their richness and diversity.
  • Avail yourself of a personal tutor and benefit from direct contact with classmates through e-mail and chats.

Placement exams are available to determine your proficiency level. Detailed information may be found at http://www.ave.cervantes.es

To learn how the AVE works see an sample of its content.

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