About TOEFL Exam
The TOEFL iBT® test is accepted by more than 11,000 universities and other institutions in over 150 countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, the U.K., and across Europe and Asia. The test is offered in computer-delivered pattern and measures all 4 academic English skills - reading, listening, speaking, and writing in a real-life simulation setting. The test is designed to measure a candidate's performance in 4 communication skills in an organised pattern as follows.
- Read, listen and then speak in response to a question
- Listen and then speak in response to a question
- Read, listen and then write in response to a question
TOEFL iBT at a Test Centre
Conducted at designated test centres across the globe. Lasts for 3-3.5 hours (including check-in) and results are obtained within 6-10 days. Score is valid for 2 years.
TOEFL iBT Home Edition
Online, human-proctored test format taken from the comfort of one’s home, and trusted and accepted by universities worldwide. No changes in the test pattern or result duration.
TOEFL Test Format
- 41–57 minutes
- 28–39 questions
- Answer questions about brief lectures or classroom discussions
- 3–4 lectures, each 3–5 minutes long, with 6 questions per lecture
- 2–3 conversations with 2 speakers, each 3 minutes long, with 5 questions per conversation
- 54–72 minutes
- 30–40 questions
- Read passages and respond to questions
- Passages are approx. 700 words long
- 10 questions per passage
- 50 minutes
- 2 tasks
- Integrated writing task - read a short passage and listen to a short lecture, then write in response to what you read and listened to.
- Independent writing task - write an essay based on personal experience or opinion in response to a writing topic.
- 17 minutes
- 4 tasks
- Talk about a familiar topic and discuss material you read and listened to
- 15–30 seconds of preparation time before each response
- Response will be 45 or 60 seconds long.
- Results are available in 6-10 days
- Passport is mandatory for applicants
- Not recommended for those aged below 16 years
- Non-restriction of gender, race, nationality or religion
- No Specific Academic Merit-based Criteria
- No Pass/Fail Result
- Scores are reported as Scaled Section Scores and Total Scores on scale of 0-30 (for sections) and 0-120 (for total score)