Goethe-Zentrum Announces New B2-2 Course!
If you think, you need a little bit more time and attention to do the B2 Course, Goethe-Zentrum now offers you an intensive B2.2-Course from 3rd of May onwards. The course will be for a duration of two and a half hours a day and will also include a thorough revision of B1 & B2.1 portions...The course will have 3 lesson units every day from Monday to Friday and that way you get more time to do the extensive course materials. Of course, with much more time dedicated to you from the faculty member. This Intensive B2.2-Course will have a total duration of 12 weeks and concludes on 28th of July. The international examination can be written in our Kochi centre during the first week of August. Only 20 seats are available and offered on first-come-first-served basis. Here is the link for registration: http://trivandrum.german.in/courses
............... Greetings from the Goethe-Zentrum. It has come to our notice that the name of the Goethe-Zentrum is being abused by certain persons to extort huge amounts from examination candidates, promising them a seat to write the Goethe Certificate examination in Trivandrum and Kochi. We request you to be aware of such fraudulent activities and refer to the examination fees stipulated by the Goethe-Institut. The exact amounts are given on our website http://trivandrum.german.in/exams

The registrations for the examination in April are already closed. The next available dates will be in June 2021 and the online registration will start in the month of May. The exact exam dates and online registration dates will be announced later



The Goethe-Institut has developed a series of exams for learners of German as a foreign language (Deutsch als Fremdsprache, DaF) at all levels: A1–C2. These can be taken both in Germany and abroad, and have been adapted to fit into the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF), the standard for European language testing. Please refer the link more more details https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/kup/prf/prf.html

The Goethe-Zentrum in Trivandrum and the branch in Kochi have been authorized by the Goethe-Institut to conduct the German language certificate examinations from A 1 to C2 level in Kerala. All Faculty Members have undergone examiner's training Programme. They are qualified examiner holding Examiner Certificate issued by Goethe- Institute.

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  CEF level Goethe-Institut exam Instructional Hours Needed
A1 GI Zertifikat A1 80 - 200
A2 GI Zertifkat A2 200 - 350
B1 GI Zertifikat B1 350 - 650
B2 GI Zertifikat B2 600 - 800
C1 GI Zertifikat C1 800 - 1000
C2 Zertifikat C2:GDS 1000 - 1200

In 2000, the Goethe-Institut also helped to found the Society for Academic Test Development (Gesellschaft für Akademische Testentwicklung e.V). The resulting TestDaF exams are run by the TestDaF-Institut in Hagen. The tests are supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and are aimed at people who would like to study at German universities, academicians and scientists. The TestDaF can be taken in Germany as well as in 65 countries worldwide. For reference please visit the below links