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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Test of English as Foreign Language
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline / Online
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Official Website
    www.ets.org/toefl
  • Medium of the exam
    English
Eligibilty Criteria

The conducting body of TOEFL®, ETS® (Educational Testing Service) has decided and declared that TOEFL, being an English language proficiency test, will not have any specific TOEFL 2021 eligibility criteria. The test can be taken by any person who wishes to study or work abroad. According to the TOEFL eligibility criteria 2021, there is no age limitation to appear for TOEFL test. This test is typically taken by aspirants wishing to get admissions into universities or organisations in native English speaking countries. However, with English increasingly becoming a common medium for communication, proficiency tests such as TOEFL are required and accepted in non - English speaking countries as well. While there is no eligibility criteria for TOEFL 2021, the institutes and organisations where the aspirant is applying to might have their own TOEFL 2021 eligibility criteria.

Exam Pattern

Accepted by over 11,000 educational institutes worldwide, the TOEFL iBT is a four-hour computerized exam pattern precisely with four sections: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. Over 35 million candidates take the test to showcase their English aptitude. The TOEFL exam syllabus is measured on a score range of 0 - 120.

Syllabus
Section Number of Questions Tasks
Reading

Duration - 54–72 minutes

Questions: 30–40 questions Reading 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answering questions.
Listening

Duration - 41-57 minutes

Questions: 28-38 Expressing an opinion on a familiar topic; speaking based on reading and listening tasks.
10 minutes BREAK
Speaking

Duration - 17 minutes

Questions: 4 tasks Writing essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; supporting an opinion in writing.
Writing

Duration - 50 minutes

Questions: 2 tasks Candidates need to write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks, along with supporting the opinion in writing.
Total duration = About 3 hours

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