The Perfekt Deutsch Language Academy is a licensed telc examination center. You can register with us for the telc Deutsch C1 Allgemeinlanguage test within the registration deadline. In addition, Perfekt Deutsch telc C1 Hochschule offers intensive preparation courses and telc C1 Hochschule crash courses for participants who want to take the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule language test.
When and where can I register for the telc exam?
in the office during opening hoursatThomasstraße 18-20, 44135 Dortmund
Once the fee has been paid, registration for the telc exam is binding.
When do I have to be in the Perfect German Examination Center on the day of the exam and what do I have to bring with me?
After you have registered for the telc exam, you will receivea detailed scheduleby email a few days before the exam.
IMPORTANT: Keep the whole day free!
Please come to schoolon timeon the day of the exam.
You must have your photo ID or passport with you.
Who is the telc C1 General Examination for?
The telc C1 general exam is aimed at working people who have a very advanced level of knowledge of German and would like to obtain proof of language proficiency. Thetelc Deutsch C1 exam is particularly suitable for academics who have already studied in their home country and would like to work in Germany.Important: This exam is not suitable for applicants who need a special language certificate for study admission (e.g. telc C1 Hochschule exam).
What is the telc C1 general exam?
The telc C1 General Examination is an internationally recognized language test that tests general language skills at level C1.
How is the telc Deutsch C1 Allgemeine language test structured?
The telc C1 general exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam lasts 3 hours and 40 minutes. (including a 20 minute break)
Reading comprehension and language modules (grammar, vocabulary, spelling): 90 minutes
Break: 20 minutes
Listening comprehension: 40 minutes
Written expression: 70 minutes
The oral exam lasts approx. 16-21 minutes (after 20 minutes of preparation) and usually takes place on the same day.
Conversation / interview
Can I use a dictionary at telc Deutsch C1 Allgemeine?
How is the exam graded?
The exam is passed if at least 60% are achieved in both the written and the oral part. That means you have to reach at least128 points. This corresponds to99 pointsin the written test and29 pointsin the oral test.
When do I get the telc certificate?
The examination is evaluated centrally at the telc headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. As soon as Perfect Deutsch has received the certificates, we willinform you by email (usually approx. 4-5 weeks after the exam date). Then you can collect your certificates at the Perfect German Examination Center during office hourson presentation of your photo ID.
Can the certificate also be sent to me? Also abroad?
Shipping is possible but must be paid for on the day of the inspection (domestic € 10, within the EU € 20). Outside the EU, we only send the certificates via express delivery (DHL) for a fee of € 90.
Can someone else pick up my certificate?
With a signed power of attorney and a copy of your identity card, you can have the certificate picked up by someone you trust. The person must also have ID with them.
How long is my telc certificate valid?
Your certificate for a passed telc exam is valid indefinitely.
Can I repeat the exam?
Yes. You can repeat the telc C1 General exam as often as you like. If you only failed the oral or only the written exam (subtests 1–4), the relevant part of the exam can be repeated up to the end of the calendar year following the exam.
Preparation for the telc C1 general exam
How can I best prepare for the telc C1 general exam?
We definitely recommend booking preparation lessons before the exam. In C1 telc intensive courses and C1 telc crash courses from Perfect German, you will learnthe exact structure, format and content of the telc German C1 General examusing authentic telc materials.Your teachers teach you effective techniques and examination strategies and give you valuable tips with which you can successfully complete your telc C1 general examination.
With the help of the telc practice test, you can find outmore about the test format and the exam procedure now.