toefl

TOEFL

TOEFL Overview

Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL is a standardized test of English language proficiency of non-native English language speakers planning to enroll in USA (and some other countries) universities/schools. The scores are valid for two years.  The test cannot be taken more than once every 12 days. TOEFL (iBT) is an internet based test and the score ranges from 0-120

 

Test Pattern

Section

# of Questions

Timing

Tasks

Scoring

Total Score

Reading

36-56

60-80 minutes

Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions based on those passages

0-30 in one point increment

0-120 (In one point increment)

Listening

34-51

60-90 minutes

Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions based on them

0-30 in one point increment

Break – 10 minutes

Speaking

6 tasks

20 minutes

Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks

0-30 in  one point increment

Writing

2 tasks

50 minutes

Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing

0-30 in one point increment

Total Testing Time – 4 hours 30 minutes

 

Test Registration fee

Rs. 12,100

Score can be reported to 4 schools and the selection of schools has to be done by 10 PM local time on the day prior to the test date.

Additional score reporting fee

Rs. 1250 per school

Accepted Id

Passport only

To register the test, logon to www.ets.org/toefl