TOEFL Exam 2021: Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Dates, Fees, new

TOEFL stands for (Test of English as a Foreign Language), it is a computerized exam conducted by ETS (Educational Testing Service). TOEFL is a test of the English language which is required to study, work, or migrate abroad. TOEFL test is a standardized English proficiency test that measures the ability of non-native English speakers who are willing to apply for American Universities.

TOEFL Exam 2021

TOEFL Exam details

TOEFL Full Form Test of English as Foreign Language
Conducted By Education Testing Servies (ETS)
Well-known as English Proficiency Test
TOEFL Exam Fee $160 – $300
Eligibility No specific Eligibility Criteria
TOEFL Score Validity 2 Years
Official website
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PBT test is conducted on paper and stands for Paper-based test. It Tested the candidate’s ability to Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking.

Full form TOEFL Internet-Based Test TOEFL Paper Based Test
Sections Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking Reading, Writing, Listening, and Structure
Time 4 hours 3 hours
Fees USD 140 – USD 185 USD 140

TOEFL Exam Pattern

The TOEFL exam consists of FOUR sections namely – Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.

TOEFL Exam Section  Duration
Reading 60 – 80 minutes
Listening 60-90 minutes
BREAK 10 minutes
Speaking 20 minutes
Writing 50 minutes

TOEFL Exam structure

Section Question Types Questions
Reading  3-4 passages from academic texts (about 700 words); 12 – 14 questions per passage 36 – 56 questions
Listening  4 – 6 lectures, 6 questions each; 2 – 3 conversations, 5 questions each 34 – 51 questions
Speaking 2 tasks to express an opinion; 4 tasks for speaking after reading/listening to passages 6 tasks
Writing 1 integrated task (writing based on reading and listening); 1 independent task (support an opinion or topic) 2 tasks

countries that accept TOEFL

TOEFL results are widely accepted by many universities in more than 130 countries. Some of the most popular countries are-

  • United States
  • UK
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • France
  • Germany


Items Fees
Registration US$180
Late Registration US$40
Rescheduling US$60
Speaking or Writing Section score review US$80
Speaking and Writing Section score review US$160

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