A standardized test, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) evaluate the candidate English proficiency, whose native language does not happen to be English. TOEFL is mandatory for those who want to study in an English-speaking country. It tests the ability to understand North American English. US and Canada educational institutions ask applicants for their TOEFL Scores. Most applicants take the TOEFL test as it is a requirement for admission into colleges and universities where English is used. The TOEFL iBT is a computer-based test that is given to demonstrate the English language skills of the students. The TOEFL iBT scores are eligible for two years. Apart from evaluating the English skills, TOEFL appraises how well a candidate is in reading, listening, writing and speaking to execute academic efforts.

Moreover, TOEFL Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) tests all four language skills such as Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing, which are essential for an effective communication. Therefore, TOEFL® score will be valid for 2 years from the date the test was taken. Hence, there is no limit to the number of times you can take the test, but you cannot take it more than once in a 12-day period.

Who needs TOEFL test?  

  • Students planning to study abroad for higher studies
  • English-language learning program admissions and exit
  • Scholarship and certification candidates
  • Students and workers applying for visas

TOEFL iBT Test Sections:





Reading60-80 minutes36-56 questionsRead 3 or 4 passage from academic texts and answer the questions
Listening60-90 minutes34-51 questionsListen to lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations, then answer questions.
Break10 minutes 
Speaking20 minutes6 TasksExpress an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing50 minutes2 TaksWrite essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.