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Updated On: Jan 03,2024 , 01:25 PM IST

What is Duolingo English Test?

Duolingo English Test is a language proficiency test offered by Duolingo to assess your English language proficiency for academic and professional purposes. This test assesses all four language skills such as Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. This test is taken online; thus, it can even be taken from the comfort of home, provided all the technical requirements are fulfilled. The Duolingo English Test is one of the most in-budget tests that supports a candidate to secure a place at English-speaking universities.

This examination is accepted by an increasing number of institutions and organizations globally, including universities, colleges, language schools, and companies. Other than that, it is taken by International students applying to universities or colleges that require proof of English language proficiency or professionals applying for jobs that require strong English language skills. Hence, you can demonstrate your English language proficiency for academic or professional purposes through this examination.

Duolingo English Test (DET) Exam Fee

The Duolingo English Test (DET) fee varies by region and currency exchange rates depending upon the country you are applying from. The fee for taking the test in India is $49, that is INR 3800.

This fee includes the assessment of the test, and the test-takers are allowed to take this test even from their own home or another convenient location, as long as all the technical requirements to take the test are fulfilled. The Duolingo English Test results are available within 48 hours and are valid for up to two years.

Unlike other English proficiency tests such as TOEFL or IELTS, the DET is generally considered more affordable and accessible. In addition to its accessibility and affordability, the Duolingo English Test has a user-friendly and engaging test format with questions that are relevant to real-life situations.

It is noteworthy that some institutions or organizations may offer the Duolingo English Test for free. Sometimes Duolingo offers discount coupons while booking, so it's worth checking to save money.

How to make payment for Duolingo English Test

  • Visit the official Duolingo English Test website at https://englishtest.duolingo.com/home.
  • Click on “Get started" button to create an account (You can also log in to your existing account if you have already created one).
  • Select the test type and the institution or organization you are going to take the test for.
  • Click on the preferred test date and time, and proceed to checkout.
  • Enter details of your credit card or PayPal account to make the payment for the test.
  • Once filled, review and confirm your payment details, and complete the payment process.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with details about your test date and time, once the payment is processed.
  • The confirmation email will also include instructions on how to download and install the Duolingo Test Centre app to your computer or mobile device.

Steps to create a Duolingo account

Before booking the test slot, you must have an account. Below are the steps given to create one:

Step 1: Select 'Purchase the Test' option and download the Duolingo app. After, installing the Duolingo English exam app on your computer, click on the sign up for Duolingo option. Once you are done with Duolingo PC download, keep a check on your computer's memory to avoid any problem further.

Step 2: In the second step, open the program and select the option 'Take the Test' .This step confirms whether you have the required ID proof, such as a passport.

Step 3: The Duolingo Test app will make you check all the technical requirements for the test, such as a microphone, camera, speakers and well-lit room. You may also have to pose for the camera.

Step 4: Choose your country and the ID proof that you want to use.

Step 5: Next, you have to present your ID in front of the camera without any tilt and keep your face away from your ID.

Step 6: In the next step, enter all the details from ID proof.

Step 7: Lastly, make sure you adhere to all the rules given in test security agreement and you are ready to book your Duolingo English Test.

The Duolingo English Test (DET) Rescheduling and Cancellation Fee

It is possible to cancel or reschedule the Duolingo English Test anytime. The test is considered cancelled if you do not take it within 21 days. In case of cancellation, no amount is refunded. However, if you want to reschedule the test, just complete the registration process again and get 21 reward days again. Hence, test rescheduling in the same fee is not possible.

Below are the steps that can be followed to cancel the test:

  • Visit the official Duolingo site.
  • Login with your user details.
  • Select the "cancel test" option
  • Fill details and select “cancellation” option.
  • Once confirmed, select “Log out”

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