Test of English as a Foreign Language

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions. There are two formats for the TOEFL tests one is Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) , administered via Internet, and the TOEFL PBT i.e. paper based administered test. The TOEFL iBT test is desired by universities because it measures all four communication skills i.e. reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

With unmatched scoring procedures and security measures, the TOEFL test is the industry standard in English-language assessment. This test is backed by over four decades of world-renowned research and recognized by more than 9,000 individual institutions worldwide. This test is also considered as a highly reliable measure of English-language proficiency and validated by more than 40 years of world-class, scholarly research

Section Time Limit Questions Tasks
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 lecture, classroom discussions
and conversation, then answer question.
Break 10 Minutes —— ——
Speaking 20 Minutes 6 tasks Express an opinion on a familiar topic;
speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing 50 Minutes 2 tasks Write essay responses based on reading
and listening tasks; support an opining in writing.