TOEFL, formally known as “Test of English as a Foreign Language”, is an English proficiency test that measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it measure your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks in English. It was first administered in 1964, by Educational Testing Services (ETS- a private non-profit organization, which designs and administers the tests) and is conducted at various locations in India.
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TOEFL SCORE IS REQUIRED FOR VARIOUS POPULAR COLLEGES
More than 35 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to test their English-language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced. Students planning to study at a higher education institution usually appear for this exam, as it is used by institutions in other countries where English is the language of Instruction.
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|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|
|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.|
|Registration||Fees vary by country.|
|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|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the validity of the TOEFL exam?
Your TOEFL score will be valid for 2 years from the date the test was taken.
How soon do I get my score?
The scores are available online 2 weeks after the exam date.
Can I retake the test?
Yes, you can retake the test as many times as you wish, but not more than once in a 12-day period.
What are TOEFL test scores like?
The TOEFL iBT test provides scores in 4 sections — Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing — and a
• Reading 0–30
• Listening 0–30
• Speaking 0–30
• Writing 0–30
• Total Score 0–120 (sum of the 4 sections)
What is the minimum TOEFL score that I need?
Minimum score required for MS and undergrad programs is over 80 and over 100 for PhD and MBA courses.