Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Test) is an international English proficiency test. TOEFL is conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). There are no specified eligibility criteria for TOEFL 2017 defined by the conducting authority. So, candidates whose native language is not English can also take this test. TOEFL IBT is accepted by more than 9,000 Universities, institutes and organizations across 130 countries. There are other participating institutes also which accept TOEFL exam scores. TOEFL Test 2017 is conducted around 50 times in a year at 4,500 test centers across the world.
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TOEFL exam has two basic formats: TOEFL IBT (Internet-based test) and TOEFL PBT (paper-based test). Most of the countries conduct TOEFL IBT. A candidate can retake the exam as many times required. But he/she can’t take the test within 12 hours of the previous exam. TOEFL test is generally conducted on Saturdays or Sundays so that working people can also take the test with ease. Read this article to get all the information about TOEFL 2017 like registration, eligibility criteria, test dates, test centers etc.
Brief About TOEFL Exam
|1||Exam Name||Test of English as a Foreign Language|
|2||Commonly Known As||TOEFL|
|3||Exam Type||International Level|
|4||Conducting Body||Educational Testing Service (ETS)|
|5||Test Centers||4,500 Worldwide|
|6||Score Range||0 to 30 for each section|
TOEFL Eligibility Criteria
There is no specific TOEFL Eligibility Criteria set by the conducting body that is Educational Testing Service (ETS). TOEFL is an international level English proficiency test which can be taken by any person wants to study or work abroad. TOEFL exam is conducted for the entry into universities or organizations in native English speaking countries. Nowadays as English is becoming a common medium of communication, TOEFL and other such tests are accepted in Non-English countries also.
TOEFL Registration can be done in four ways which are Online, by mail, by phone, and At Test Registration Center. There are many test centers available for TOEFL Registration 2017. Candidates who want to take the test have to register first for the TOEFL Exam. Candidates have to first select the exam center because the availability of the test dates depends on the test center.
There are no specific eligibility criteria for the TOEFL. So, any body can apply for the test who want to study in English Speaking country. But the organizations for which candidates are applying may have their own TOEFL Eligibility Criteria. candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for that particular organization for which they are applying.
TOEFL Test Fee
The fee of TOEFL varies from country to country. Candidates can check the fee for different countries below:
|5||South Korea||$ 185|
TOEFL Test Dates
TOEFL Test Dates are decided by the conducting authority which is Educational Testing Service (ETS). ETS has given a lot of options for the candidates to choose the test date for the exam. Candidates get the test dates according to the availability of the seats. IELTS Test is conducted around 50 times in a year at 4,500 test centers across the world. The Test is conducted generally on weekends like Saturday and Sunday so that working people can also take the test with an ease.
Candidates can check the test dates at their preferred test centers through the link given below in this article. However, test dates vary according to the test centers and country. Some countries have specific test dates while some depend upon the availability of test centers
TOEFL Test Pattern
TOEFL Exam Pattern 2017 is designed by the conducting authority which is Educational Testing Service (ETS). TOEFL test evaluates candidate’s read, write and speaking skill of English. TOEFL exam consists of four section known as listening, reading, speaking and writing. The total time duration of the exam is 4 Hours and 30 Minutes. Candidates asked to perform the below tasks during the TOEFL test:
- Reading, listening and then speaking in response to a question
- Listening and then speaking in response to a question
- Reading, listening and then writing in response to a question
TOEFL Exam Pattern
|1||Reading||60-80 Minutes||36-56||Reading 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answering questions.|
|2||Listening||60-90 Minutes||34-51||Listening to lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations, answering questions.|
|3||Writing||50 Minutes||2||Writing essay based on reading and listening tasks, support an opinion in writing.|
|4||Speaking||20 Minutes||6||Expressing an opinion on a familiar topic, speaking based on reading and listening tasks|
TOEFL Marking Pattern
- Reading Section (Score of 0–30)
- Speaking Section (Score of 0–30)
- Listening Section (Score of 0–30)
- Writing Section (Score of 0–30)
- Total Result (0–120)
TOEFL Result 2017 is declared by ETS after the two weeks of the exam. TOEFL score is valid for the two years from the date of the test. There is no limit on the number of attempts for the test takers. However, a candidate can’t take the TOEFL test more than once in 12 days period. If you have already booked the test date then you can’t register for the next test date within 12 days of the booked date.
How To Check TOEFL Result 2017??
- Candidates can check their result after getting the email from ETS.
- Candidates have to click on the link given below to check their result.
- After clicking on the link. aspirants have to log in to their account by entering registered user name and password.
- After login, candidates can see their profile. Click on the View Scores on the left side of the screen to check the TOEFL Score.
- Now candidates can check their result along with the score card.
Candidates applying for TOEFL test can also apply for the TOEFL Scholarship. Candidates must be a citizen of Mainland China, India, Japan, Korea or Taiwan to apply for the TOEFL Scholarship. This scholarship is given to the test takers for achieving academic excellence, performing extracurricular activities, exhibiting leadership skills, and demonstrating English-communication proficiency.
Eligibility Criteria For TOEFL Scholarship
Candidates applying for the TOEFL Scholarship must meet all these conditions to avail the scholarship. The eligibility criteria may vary according to the country you are applying for.
- Candidate must be living in the same country from where he/she is applying for the test.
- Applying candidate must hold a grade point average of at least 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Candidate must have a valid TOEFL Score for admissions into your undergraduate or graduate program.
- Candidate must be beginning undergraduate or graduate from a college or university listed in the TOEFL Destination Search.
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