The TOEFL (Teaching of English as a Foreign Language) is a standard test to measures candidates’ ability to use and understand English at the university level. This test is accepted by many English Speaking Academic and Professional Institutions. This test evaluates candidates reading, listening, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. This test is administered by ETS (Educational Testing Services).

There are two types of TOEFL tests

  • Internet- Based Test
  • Paper – Based Test

TOEFL (IBT) Format

Skills

Description

No of Question

Time

Reading

3-5 Passages

12-14 Questions each

60-100 Min

Listening

4- lectures

6 questions each

60-90 Min

2-3 Conversations

5 questions each

Break

10 Min

Speaking

6 Tasks

2 Independent and 4 Integrated

20 Min

Writing

1 Integrated

1 Independent task

20 Min

 

30 Min

 

TOEFL (PBT) format

Skills

No of Questions

Time

Listening Comprehension

50

30-40 Min

Structure and Written Expression

40

25 Min

Reading Comprehension

50

55 Min

Writing (Test of Written English)

1 topic

30 Min