Terms and Conditions – French Courses


  • Fees once paid will NOT be refunded under any circumstances unless the course is cancelled by Alliance Française de Bombay. Under legitimate circumstances a credit of the fees paid or a transfer (from one batch or term to another) can be granted to the candidate who had registered with us. Please note that course fees will NOT be transferred to any other person.
  • Transfer from one batch to another batch of the same level will only be allowed on payment of Rs. 2,000/- strictly on the basis of availability of seats in the desired batch.
  • There will be an additional 18% GST to the basic course fee.
  • Transfers or credits will NOT be allowed once the course has started.
  • Membership to Alliance Française de Bombay is mandatory and has to be valid on the date of commencement of a class (Rs. 600/- for 6 months).
  • Fees can be paid online via our kiosk or as cheque/credit or debit card payments in our main centres (Churchgate and Santacruz). Cash payments are authorised only in the head office (Churchgate). In case of dishonour of cheques (including stop payments), Alliance Française de Bombay reserves all rights to take necessary action including blacklisting the concerned student on ALL international French examinations. In case of any queries regarding payments (including payments via NEFT transfers), please send an e-mail to [email protected] OR [email protected] OR [email protected]
  • Anyone between 9 to 13 years of age can register for the first level i.e. A1 (Kids Courses).
  • Anyone aged 15 years or above can register for the first level i.e. A1 (Adult Courses).
  • For ALL levels EXCEPT A1, you will need to produce at least ONE of the following certificates in case you have never studied at Alliance Française de Bombay before:

a) An authorised certificate at the time of enrolment (i.e. either the DELF certificate of the previous level OR an Alliance Française Network Class Certificate of the Previous Level OR an authorised certificate such as TEF or TCF). The said certificate should have been obtained within 6 months from the date of registration.

b) In case you do NOT have ANY of the certificates mentioned above, it is mandatory to appear for a placement test (Rs. 1,500/- including GST ) available online. Results are valid for 3 months (ongoing/upcoming term). The placement test is also mandatory for ANY student who has taken a gap of more than 6 months from their previous French Course/Exam. The procedure & payment details of the Placement Test are available on this link.

  • Alliance Française de Bombay reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class in case the minimum number of students required for a batch have not registered. In the light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, kindly note that a refund of the fees paid will be possible only AFTER we resume our operations in all the centres.
  • We keep a track of each student’s attendance. In case you will be unable to join the class, please try to inform the teacher well in advance. Please note that teachers will NOT repeat the portion missed out by a student because they were unable to attend any lecture(s), irrespective of the circumstances.
  • Recording of the lectures in any form is strictly prohibited. Alliance Française de Bombay reserves the right to take action on this front as per its discretion.
  • It is mandatory to join the class on time. Teachers will NOT repeat the portion missed out by a student because they joined late.
  • Alliance Française de Bombay observes important national holidays (up to two days per trimester – list of holidays available on this link). We do NOT conduct any classes on these days and the hours missed during these holidays will NOT be made up for under any circumstances.
  • The Course Fees does NOT include the Study Material – this has to be purchased separately. We will provide you the link wherein you can purchase hard copies of the same directly from the publisher. Kindly note that the study material is non-refundable. Hence, we request you to purchase it only AFTER you receive a notification from our end to proceed on this front.
  • We strongly recommend that you to keep an eye on our OFFICIAL social media handles (FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn) for information about our French Courses and Cultural events!
  • In case you will be pursuing an online course, please also refer to the terms and conditions of the same via this link.
  • Please note that we respond to queries in the order we receive them DURING working hours ( Mon to Fri – 9:30 am to 5 pm | Sat – 10 am to 5 pm | Lunch Break – 1 pm to 2 pm on all 6 days). Please allow us at least ONE working day to revert to your query.