TOEFL ® is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universitie. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language tests in the world.
TOEFL ® is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service (ETS) and is administered worldwide. The TOEFL iBT measures how well you read, listen, speak, and write in English and the integrated use of these skills together in the classroom.
Duration & Format: It takes about 3 hours total for the 4 sections of the test (Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing). Be sure to plan for 3½ hours, allowing 30 minutes for the check-in process.
TOEFL scores remain valid for 2 years after the test date.
The TOEFL iBT test is scored on a scale of 0 to 120 points. Each of the four sections (Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing) receives a scaled score from 0 to 30. The scaled scores from the four sections are added together to determine the total score.
|Section||Question Type||Time||Questions||Score Range|
|Reading||You will be required to Read 3-4 passages from academic text (around 700 words) & answer questions||60- 80 minutes||35-55 questions||0-30|
|Listening||You will be required to carefully listen to audio recordings of academic lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations Each recording will have questions based on the lectures/discussions which will need to be answered.||60-90 minutes||34-51 questions||0-30|
|Speaking||Express opinion on familiar topic and 3 tasks to speak based on listening and reading passages||17 minutes||6 tasks||0-30|
|Writing||Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks and support an opinion in writing||50 minutes||2 tasks||0-30|
TOEFL scores are accepted by more than 10,000 universities and other institutions worldwide, including universities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K., the U.S., and across Europe and Asia