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About TELC Examinations

The European Language Certificates (TELC), administered by telc GmbH, a subsidiary of the German Adult Education Association, are a series of internationally standardized tests covering ten different languages.

Telc language tests adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). As a result, they fulfill the standards necessary for demonstrating proficiency in the German language, which is often required by many universities in Germany.

TELC Test Structure & Format

The TELC Language Tests consists of four sections namely, reading, writing, listening and speaking. Thus, it is conducted in written and oral formats.

  • Reading Comprehension consists of three tasks - reading for crux, reading for detail and selective reading. Language Elements consists of two tasks, wherein the candidates have to take a multiple choice test and complete a text.

  • Listening also consists of three tasks, which are listening for crux, listening for detail and selective listening.

  • Writing part consists of one task whereby the candidates have to write a formal letter.

  • The Oral test generally takes place with two candidates, which lasts for around 15 minutes. And if there are three candidates, then it takes about 25 minutes.

  • Presentation is one of the parts of oral test where a candidate has to present something briefly to their partner, which should not take more than 90 seconds. After this, the candidate answers the questions asked by his/her partner.

  • Discussion consists of a controversial topic wherein the candidates have to exchange arguments and present their point of view clearly.

  • Task is another part wherein the candidates have to express their opinions and provide with all the details they can think of on a given situation.

TELC Scoring

The total scoring for TELC is 300 points whereby written examination consists of 225 points and oral examination consists of 75 points.

BSL TELC Training & Testing Center in India

BSL Group is now a distinguished TELC Training and Testing Examination Centre in India, conducting German language proficiency exams.

Address:  A/20, C-56, near Fortis Metro Station, Phase 2, Industrial Area, Sector 62, Noida,

Uttar Pradesh 201301

Contact:  0120-4258799

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