Hello students, though this pandemic has disturbed the work routine and regular admission functioning around all the international universities yet there is a piece of great news for the students who are planning to study in UK or Ireland but couldn't appear for IELTS, TOEFL and PTE due to COVID-19. The news is that UK & Ireland Institutes accepting Duolingo English Test (DET). Now, what is DET how it works? All are explained below very well in the blog written by Mr. Tejas Panchal, Admission Process Manager.
Enjoy the blog by Mr. Panchal, who not just mentioned all the information but also packaged it in a very step by step process.
Hello Students!!! Want to go abroad for further studies? Want to apply for the best Institutes in Ireland & UK? Don’t have any English language proficiency certificate like IELTS or TOEFL? Also presently not able to appear for the tests as all the test centres in the country are temporarily closed due to COVID-19? Don’t worry; there is a very good alternative available for IELTS, TOEFL and PTE, which can easily get you admissions in UK & Ireland that is Duolingo English test. This test is an alternative to other English proficiency tests like IELTS or TOEFL but more convenient, less costly, more flexible, fast results and accepted by many universities. Many institutes in Ireland like Griffith College, Dublin Business School and many universities in the UK also will be accepting the Duolingo English test as English proficiency proof instead of other standard tests due to the situation caused by the COVID '19 pandemic. Let us further understand in detail about the Duolingo English Test (DET).
Duolingo English test is the online computer-based testing system for measuring English proficiency of the non-native English speakers. It is a 60 minutes test where a student can appear anywhere with just having a computer and decent internet connection. It is an adaptive testing system in which the next question will be asked on the basis of performance in previous questions. The difficulty level of every question increases with every correct answer given. It will properly evaluate your proficiency depending on your ability. After completing the scientifically proven Duolingo English test students can get their results in just 48 hours. The plus point is that with the preparations of IELTS and other traditional tests also you can appear for the DET.
Let us understand the differences between DET and other traditional testing systems,
Duolingo English Test is divided into 3 sections with different duration slots:
Follow the below-given steps to complete DET:
Scoring in DET is different as compared to other testing systems as they give an overall score for the complete test and not the separate score for each module as that of IELTS.
Different score levels justify the different levels of English proficiency of the students.
|10 to 25||0||1.5 to 2.5|
|30 to 40||1 to 8||3|
|45 to 50||9 to 19||3.5|
|55 to 60||20 to 31||4|
|65 to 70||32 to 43||4.5|
|75 to 80||44 to 55||5|
|85 to 90||56 to 67||5.5|
|95 to 100||68 to 79||6|
|105 to 110||80 to 91||6.5|
|115 to 120||92 to 102||7|
|125 to 130||103 to 112||7.5|
|135 to 140||113 to 118||8|
|145 to 150||119||8.5|
|155 to 160||120||9|
From the above table, we can compare the scores of DET and other tests and get to know what will be the requirement of DET score for getting admissions. DET scores in the range of 85-110 must be scored as a minimum requirement of IELTS score is between 5.5 to 6.5 bands.
Hope the above content has cleared all your doubts regarding Duolingo English Test, about the requirements, modules, costs, duration and importance of this test. For any further queries regarding admissions in UK & Ireland based on Duolingo English Test, you can visit Edugo Abroad
We hope you enjoyed the blog, written by Mr. Panchal. Like Mr. Panchal, the entire team of Edugo Abroad is working hard to remove all the obstacles which arise in our student's way due to COVID-19. We are monitoring the situation very closely and giving all the necessary updates and alternative methods for the non-stop process. For more information about DET, feel free to contact us. We will be grateful to serve you.
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