The TEF for UdeM is a language exam used to assess the level of oral and written comprehension of students wishing to follow a course program in French and whose mother tongue is not French.
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REGISTRATION AND PASSING CONDITIONS
(Applicable to all versions of the French evaluation test)
Ability to read simple sentences written in French
By registering for the French Assessment Test, the candidate is aware that he will have to read simple sentences written in French and he certifies that he is able to do so.
TEF Canada registration
To register for TEF Canada, the candidate must register during the same session:
• the written comprehension, oral comprehension, written expression and oral expression tests of the French evaluation test if he wishes to file an immigration file with the federal government;
• the oral comprehension and oral expression tests of the French assessment test if he wishes to submit an application for access to citizenship.
On the day of the session, the candidate communicates to the approved center, for verification purposes, an identity document with photo and agrees to be photographed by personnel from the approved center, to sign his presence at the tests and to be recorded during the speaking test. In the case of the TEF for Canada, the identity document corresponds to the document presented at the time of the candidate's registration and to the one that will be used in the context of immigration procedures or access to citizenship in Canada. . The photo and one of the signatures collected will appear on the candidate's results certificate. If another person attempts to impersonate the candidate, this is considered fraud which may result in the exclusion of that person from the test room and the prohibition of the registered candidate from taking the Assessment Test again. of French.
The candidate accepts after the session, in case of need for verification by the CCI Paris Ile-de-France, to recopy a text in writing and to be recorded during an oral interview or to take one or more verification tests. In case of refusal, the CCI Paris Ile-de-France may not issue a certificate of results and the candidate may not claim a refund of his registration.
Special case of TEF Express: TEF Express is not affected by these terms. No photo or signature will be required from the candidate, but he is informed that his results will only be valid if he takes the test in person, without outside help and without using any other media (electronic, textual) than those offered by the procurement tool.
Modification of civil status
When signing for the examinations, the candidate checks the spelling of his name and first name as well as the date of birth corresponding to his registration. It signals at this time any possible error.
If the requested modification shows that the candidate has already taken one of the tests within a period less than or equal to the 30 days preceding the session, the certificate of results will not be published and the candidate will not be able to claim a refund of his registration. . The Paris Ile-de-France CCI will not subsequently make any changes not reported on the day of the test and no correction can be made once the results certificate has been communicated. Compliance with organizational instructions
The candidate respects the organizational instructions of the approved transfer center. He does not use any personal material (except with the express authorization of the Paris Ile-de-France CCI for candidates requiring an adaptation of the examination conditions), does not keep, reproduce by any means whatsoever and does not communicate any test material, does not not attempt to communicate with other candidates during the tests, to access their answers or to allow them to access his answers.
In the event of serious misconduct on the part of a candidate (if he disrupts the taking of the test, if he continues to copy on another candidate despite a first warning, if he communicates or tries to communicate with other candidates , etc.), he is liable to immediate dismissal from the examination room.
In the event of an attempted fraud or proven fraud, the candidate will not receive a certificate of results for the TEF, will not be able to claim a refund of his registration and will no longer be able to attend the TEF.
Delivery of results
The only valid results are those of the results certificate published by the Paris Ile-de-France CCI at the end of the processing of the session. Only the results of the tests in which the candidate is registered for the session appear on the certificate of results for the session. This certificate is only published if the candidate has taken the tests and there has been no anomaly observed during the course of the session and during the processing of the answers. It is valid for a period of two years from the date of issue of the certificate.
When it deems it necessary, the Paris Ile-de-France CCI verifies the session documents, which may lead, for some candidates, to an additional delay in the issuance of results certificates. If a certificate of results is published but the CCI Paris Ile-de-France finds a posteriori that there have been irregularities surrounding the taking or correction of the tests, it is authorized to refer the matter to the ministerial authorities to which the candidate may seek to assert its certificate of results.
Special case of TEF Express: no official certificate will be given to the candidate, only an email mentioning his results will be sent to him.
Cancellations and postponements of registration
All registrations are firm and final, except in the event of cancellation of the registration by the CCI Paris Ile-de-France. In the event of unjustified absence or abandonment, the candidate will not be reimbursed, neither by the approved center nor by the CCI Paris Ile-de-France.
Compliance with the waiting period
The candidate cannot take the same French evaluation test twice, all versions combined, within 30 days. If the candidate violates this rule, his registration will be canceled.
Special case of TEF Express: the waiting period is 6 months between two examinations.
In the event of fraud, falsification or disruption of the smooth running of the test session noted by the prescriber, the approved test center or the CCI Paris Ile-de-France, sanctions are taken by the disciplinary commission of the CCI Paris Ile-de-France.
For the candidate, the sanction may consist, depending on the type of fraud or falsification, in a cancellation of the test or possibly of the certificate issued, and / or a ban from taking the test for a period set by the committee. The decision of the disciplinary commission is communicated to the fraudulent candidate, to the approved examination center and to the prescriber.
In the event of an anomaly or serious dysfunction during the award process, the candidate has the possibility of lodging an appeal with the French for Business. A candidate may submit a request for appeal within a maximum period of 30 days from the date of publication of the certificate of results.
The appeal request is free. The candidate must connect to his User account where he will be offered to submit a request. It is processed within 30 days of receipt of the request.
The request is processed by Le français des affaires, which checks with the approved center and thanks to the recordings of the oral expression test the conditions for the examination and the legitimacy of the appeal. In the event of an anomaly or serious malfunction noted by Le français des affaires, the candidate is offered to take all the tests free of charge.
Once the appeal procedure has started, the candidate's old scores, and therefore his certificate, are definitively canceled, whatever the new results.
The personal data communicated by the candidate (surname, first name, date of birth, photo, signature, answers to the test and test results, email address, number and nationality of the identity document) are collected and kept by the CCI Paris Ile -de-France for a period of 10 years.
If the required TEF Canada level is obtained, the candidate's data is made accessible to the Canadian authorities. If the applicant objects to this transmission or if they modify or delete data, their immigration or citizenship application may not be processed by the Canadian authorities. The data transmitted to the Canadian authorities will be processed and stored in accordance with Canadian laws.
In general, personal data is accessible by the government authorities of the countries concerned who use the French assessment test as part of an immigration program or access to citizenship as soon as a candidate submits a certificate of results in the context of an administrative procedure concerning them.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 as amended and the Regulation (EU) 2016-679 on data protection and within the framework and the limits set by these texts, the candidate can exercise his right of access to data on concerning and have them rectified or deleted by contacting
or, in the event of difficulty, the data protection officer at:
Finally, he can file a complaint with the CNIL, 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.