German Exams

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German exams

All information about the exams we offer in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.

Examination centres in India

Further information

Exam prep courses

These courses specifically prepare participants for the central exams of the Goethe-Institut and familiarize them with the exam format.

Test your German

Test how „gut“ your German is: Are you just starting out, pretty good or really great? This test gives you a first orientation. 

Overview of levels

Our German courses are based on the levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Spouse immigration

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1 and all other higher level certificates (A2 to C2) provide suitable evidence of the language skills required for permission to be granted to join your husband or wife in Germany.