toefl exam
  • TOEFL, formally known as “Test of English as a Foreign Language”, is an English proficiency test for those non-native English speakers who want to study overseas, in English speaking countries.
  • It was first administered in 1964.
  • The TOEFL test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States. It also stands in need of other English speaking countries.
  • It is administered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) and is taken at various locations in India, as Internet Based test.
  • TOEFL score is often a benchmark for awarding scholarships
  • It is also mandatory for various Government agencies, licensing bodies, businesses and many institutions. TOEFL score is valid for 2 years.


components of toefl
Section Time Limit Questions Tasks
Reading 60-80 minutes 36-56 questions Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions
Listening 60-90 minutes 34-51 questions Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions

Break 10 minutes
Speaking 20 minutes 6 tasks Express an opinion on a familiar topic; Speak based on Reading and listening tasks
Wrting 50 minutes 2 tasks Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.
Item  FEES
Registration Fees vary by country.
Late Registration US$40
Rescheduling US$60
Reinstatement of canceled scores US$20
Additional score reports (per institution or agency) US$19 each
Speaking or Writing Section score review US$80
Speaking and Writing Section score review US$160
Returned personal check (paper or electronic) US$20

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