DELE exam center and testing center for SIELE and CCSE

Cronopios Idiomas, a school accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, is a DELE exam center (all levels) and a testing center for SIELE and CCSE. The tests are carried out in our school, located right next to the Retiro Park, and very close to the Atocha RENFE station. We also have courses specially designed for preparing you for the DELE exams.

DELE exam

What is the DELE?

The DELE Spanish diplomas are official qualifications accrediting the degree of competence and mastery of the Spanish language, awarded by the Cervantes Institute. They are internationally recognized and command great prestige.

The results are published in a maximum of three months after the exam, the qualification is valid indefinitely.

What is the DELE for?

The DELE is the best way to officially certify your level of Spanish, to improve your professional profile, access scholarships or jobs that require proof of your level of Spanish.

It is the key to access the Spanish university system, as well as that of the more than 90 countries where the degree is recognized.

To access Spanish nationality, it is necessary to have at least one DELE level A2 certificate.

Dates of the DELE 2020 exams

February8th of JanuaryFriday, 14th of FebruaryA2
April19th of FebruaryFriday, 17th of AprilA1, A2, B1, B2, C1
May18th of MarchSaturday, 16th of MayA1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
July13rd of MayFriday, 10th of JulyA2, B1, B2, C1
September19th of AugustFriday, 11th of SeptemberA1, A2, B1, B2, C1
October9th of SeptemberFriday, 2nd of OctoberA2, B1, B2, C1
October30th of SeptemberFriday, 23rd of OctoberA2, B1, B2
November14th of OctoberSaturday, 14th of NovemberA1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Official rates of the DELE 2020 exams

A1 €108
A2 €130
B1 €160
B2 €190
C1 €205
C2 €220

Registration for the DELE exams

The registration and the corresponding payment of the DELE exam tests must be done online, after having registered and logged in on the website

You can pay your registration for the DELE tests with any of the usual payment systems: both with credit and debit cards, through the Virtual POS system of Santander Elavon Merchant Services, as well as through Paypal, via which you can pay with any type of other credit card or payment system allowed by Paypal . In the search engine, after selecting Spain, enter the city of Madrid and look for our DELE exam center Cronopios Idiomas, then select the date of the exam round in which you wish to take part,as well as the level of the exam.

If you want to improve your level of Spanish before submitting to the DELE exam, you can prepare with our intensive courses, with private classes or with our specific DELE preparation courses.

SIELE exam

What is the SIELE?

It is a certification promoted by the Cervantes Institute, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the University of Salamanca and the University of Buenos Aires.

SIELE identifies the level of proficiency in Spanish (A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1) through a single exam, which is done electronically at any of the authorized centers throughout the world.

The results are published in a maximum of 3 weeks after the call, and the certificate is valid for 5 years.

If you want to improve your level of Spanish before presenting yourself to the SIELE exam, you can prepare with our intensive courses, or with our private lessons.

Exam Rounds for SIELE

Cronopios idiomas has open SIELE calls for practically every school opening day. The usual schedule is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Check availability on the SIELE website.

SIELE Registration

The cost of the global SIELE package is € 155, which includes the call for the exam, the certificate and an online preparation course.

To register, the first thing you should do is register on the SIELE website:

  • Choose the exam you want to register for.
  • Select the country where you want to take your exam (Spain). The price of the exam will appear. Click on “Comprar” (buy) on the next screen
  • Choose the city, the date and the center where you want to take the exam. In “Localidad” (location), select “Madrid”.
  • Search Cronopios idiomas Madrid and choose the day and time you wish to take the exam.
  • Finalize the payment and enter your personal data.


What is the CCSE?

The CCSE exam accredits the knowledge of constitutional and sociocultural aspects of Spain, and is one of the essential requirements by law for the granting of Spanish nationality.

Candidates of any nationality, over 18 years old, can take the test.

The test consists of five tasks with 25 multiple-choice questions and lasts 45 minutes.

For more information, you can consult the specific website of the Cervantes Institute.

Exam Rounds for the CCSE 2020 test

The CCSE test takes place on the last Thursday of each month. In our center we offer two exams every month, at 18:00 and 20:00.

January9th of January 30th of January
February6th of February27th of February
March5th of March26 th of March
April9th of April30th of April
May7th of May28th of May
June4th of June25th of June
July9th of July30th of July
September20th of August 10th of September
September3rd of September24th of September
October17th of September 8th of October
October8th of October29th of October
November22nd of October12th of November
November5th of November26th of November

Registration for the CCSE test

The price for the exam registration is € 85, and is paid directly to Instituto Cervantes through its website. Enrollment in the CCSE test gives the right to take the exam up to a maximum of two times, only in case that a candidate does not pass the test on the first attempt, or has not been present at the first round. Price includes preparation materials and a certificate with your qualification.

The registration for taking the CCSE must be done electronically through the CCSE portal. You must put in the search engine the location of Madrid and search our school: Cronopios Idiomas, then select the date of the call in which you wish to take the CCSE exam.