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TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) is a test which measures the ability of a non-native user of English to use English. It helps to assess the level of the candidate English as it is spoken, written and heard. All the universities and Colleges in the United States of America and Canada consider this test as one of the prime most requirements for the application process. This test is designed to have an effective communication in normal routine affairs. This test is also an essential constraint for many government agencies, scholarship programs and licensing certificate agencies for the evaluation.

Structure of the TOEFL iBT Test

Section Description Testing Time Questions Score Scale
Reading 3-5 passages from academic texts; approximately 700 words long; 12-14 questions per passage. 60-100 minutes 36-70 questions 0-30
Listening 4-6 lectures, some with classroom discussion; each 
3-5 minutes long; 6 questions each. 2-3 conversations; each 3 minutes long; 5 questions each.
60-90 minutes 34-51 questions 0-30
Break   10 minutes    
Speaking 2 tasks to express an opinion on a familiar topic; 
4 tasks to speak based on what is read and listened to.
20 minutes 6 tasks 0-4 points converted to 0-30 score scale
Writing 1 task to write based on what is read and listened to; 1 task to support an opinion on a topic. 50 minutes 2 tasks 0-5 points converted to 0-30 score scale
Total Score       0-120

Variations in Different TOEFL Tests iBT / CBT / PBT

Post Secondary Level TOEFL @ iBT
Maximum Score 120
Graduate Programs 100
Maximum Undergraduate 92
Minimum Undergraduate 86
College 80
Community College 61
Fee $ 165
Additional Score Reporting Fee $ 17
Time Length 4:30 hrs

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