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Those students who want to pursue higher education abroad appear for their TOEFL exam. TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language, which is an English language proficiency test accepted at universities, colleges or schools abroad. This exam tests the ability of international students to use and understand English language, the way it is heard, spoken and written in foreign colleges and universities.

ETS i.e. Educational Testing Services conducts the test and set the TOEFL questions as well as sends the scorecard to each examinee. Students can appear for the test round-the-year as it has multiple test dates every year. By taking TOEFL exam students get eligible for a variety of scholarships and also they can go for employment abroad by applying for their visa.

TOEFL is accepted in more than 10,000 universities and institutions all over the world including universities in United States, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and across Asia and Europe. TOEFL is preferred over other English tests among countries as TOEFL scores are majorly sent to universities in United States, Germany, Canada and France.

Types of TOEFL Exam


TOEFL Internet Based Test is an online test which is the more preferred and convenient mode of exam for students.


TOEFL Paper Based Test is conducted in those locations where there is no internet access and TOEFL Speaking Test is not conducted in this mode of exam due to limited resources.

Exam Pattern for TOEFL


  • 60-80 min. duration,
  • 36-56 questions,
  • Here candidates are required to read 3-4 passages from academics and then answer questions on the basis of given passages.


  • 20 min. duration,
  • 4 tasks,
  • Here candidates are required to present their perspective on a known subject, and then speak on the basis of tasks on both listening and reading.


  • 60-90 min. duration,
  • 34-51 questions,
  • Here candidates are required to listen 3-4 lectures and 2-3 conversations and then answering questions on the basis of those lectures and conversations.
  • Break: 10 min break


  • 50 min. duration,
  • 2 tasks,
  • Here candidates are required to write essay responses on the basis of tasks on both listening and reading, as well as support their perspective in writing.
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