French Language and Education Office works with Indian schools and universities to accompany them in their efforts to provide quality teaching in French language. It also provides mobility possibilities to Indian students and teachers for a rich academic and cultural experience in France.

Quality Teacher Training

Pedagogical and linguistic workshops in schools and universities, at national and regional levels throughout India.

Format: online, on-site and hybrid
Duration: from half-day sessions to 5-day workshops

The workshops are tailored to the needs of every teacher:

  • pedagogical foundation for entry-level teachers
  • didactical thematics for experienced teachers.

CLE also offers scholarships for French language teachers with specific programmes -linguistic or pedagogical- in India and in France.

International Mobility

More and more Indian university students benefit from two of its flagship programmes offering international mobility. IFI also provides a dedicated platform to Indian and French schools to establish exchange programmes.

  • Indian students go to France to teach English in French public primary and secondary schools.

    Read more
  • Indian schools and universities invite French university students to teach French.

    Read more
  • A platform to connect Indian and French schools. Build cross-border exchange programmes.

    Read more
DELF DALF Logo

International Certifications

IFI offers internationally recognised DELF-DALF certifications to Indian students. These certifications organised with the support of the French Ministry of Education cater to the public from all age groups – students from schools or universities as well as the general public.

Apart from DELF Junior certifications which are exclusively for school students language evaluation tests are also offered:

TCF    •     TEF    •     Ev@lang

Know more

Do you wish to learn French? You might have an Alliance Francaise language centre in or near your city. Alliance Française is the biggest language schools network in India offering quality French classes for students of all age groups.

AF Network

News & Activities

  • Launch yourself into the fascinating universe of Mind Maps while exploring their use in the teaching of French as a foreign language.

    Read more
  • A 25-hour intensive French survival course, designed to make your arrival smooth in France. For students from Rajasthan going to France.

    Read more
  • Official DELF-DALF French language exams are back in September 2021. Register now in your nearest exam center.

    Read more

Watch Videos

Meet the Team

Team lead

Fatiha KAMMOUSSI
Attachée de coopération éducative
Attaché for Cooperation in Education

Deputy Head

Jatinder SINGH
Coopération linguistique et éducative
Cooperation for French Language and Education

West Zone in-charge

Philippe GUILLLIEN
Attaché de coopération pour le français
Attaché for Cooperation in French Language

North Zone in-charge

Maryline LAIDIN
Attachée de coopération pour le français
Attaché for Cooperation in French Language

South Zone in-charge

Eric PERROTEL
Attaché de coopération pour le français
Attaché for Cooperation in French Language

Project Manager

Smriti PAHWA
Coopération linguistique et éducative
Cooperation for French Language and Education

Project Manager

Disha RAMBHIYA
Coopération linguistique et éducative
Cooperation for French Language and Education

Coordinator DELF-DALF

Kripalinee SEEPARSAD
Coopération linguistique et éducative
Cooperation for French Language and Education

East Zone in-charge

Solveig OBERSEITHER
Attaché de coopération pour le français
Attache for Cooperation in French Language

Any Question? Ask us:

Please select the relevant topic(s): up to 3 choices allowed.
We care about your privacy. We will never sell, rent or share your data with a third party.