French for Professions

Diplômes de Français professionnel

Diplôme de français Professionel (DFP) Diploma in French for business is a certification offered by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It assesses the candidate’s oral and written communication skills in French in professional situations. We suggest you to prepare the B2 Level in our regular course and enrol to the DFPB2.

You are a student or a professional (administrative or company personnel), and you need to communicate with other French Speaking professionals, the French for Business Diploma will enable you:

  • to differentiate yourself in the job market
  • to acquire new responsibilities
  • to develop new markets around the world
  • to strengthen your relationships with French speaking clients or partners.

The examination validates the B2 level of the Common European Framework for languages. The DFP B2 will assess your ability to:

  • write a note / report dealing with a professional problem
  • take notes and write a report after listening to an oral presentation
  • write a professional email to respond to a customer’s complaint
  • meet a client/supplier and negotiate orally
  • make a presentation in front of a group of professionals

DFP B2 is available in the following professional fields:

Business | International Relations | Tourism, Hospitality | Healthcare

DFP B2 is a computer based exam.

The exam date: 30th July 2022.

Registrations open between 20th June and 02nd July. Application form is available here.

DFP B2 exam fee for 2 sections is Rs.  13,200.00 + GST (18%)

NOTE: The fees might be subject to change without prior notice. No refund / transfer of fee is possible once the registrations have been closed.

Requirements to register:

–          Filled-in application form
–          2 passport size photographs
–          1 copy of passport (first and last pages)
–          1 copy of AADHAR card

If you cannot come to the Alliance Française of Madras, send the hard copy of your form along with 1 passport size photo, a self attested copy of your passport to Alliance Française of Madras (24 College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600006) and your payment by Bank transfer :

–          ICICI BANK
A/c Name : Alliance Francaise of Madras
A/c type : Savings
Bank Name: ICICI Bank
A/c Number : 000901108959
IFSC Code : ICIC0000009
Branch : Nungambakkam Branch

–          BNP PARIBAS
A/c. Name : Alliance Française of Madras
A/C type : Savings
A/C Number : 09088 060003 025 44
IFSC Code : BNPA0009088
Bank details : BNP PARIBAS
Branch : Chennai Branch

or by using the UPI QR Code on the left

For payment done through online transfer, please send the Bank Acknowledgement to our Accountant at [email protected] and [email protected]. You will receive an email confirmation only on receipt of the bank acknowledgement.

Results will take 4 to 6 weeks after the exam. You will receive your Diploma in French for Professions in a secure email.

Online preparation is proposed by AFMadras and CCI Paris in partnership with Prepmyfuture
A workshop can also be organised to prepare for the DFPB2, on demand.

For further details on DFP exams, reach us via
91 44 2827 9803 / 2827 1477 ; coursecounsellor[at]af-madras.org or coursedirector[at]af-madras.org