The most common confusion among students. Is it TOFEL or TOEFL?  Let’s get it straight once and for all – the correct term is TOEFL. 

Test of English as a Foreign Language




 TOEFL Administrator:

Education Testing Service

Skills Tested in TOEFL:
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing


TOEFL Test Types:
  • Internet-based Test (iBT) – In India
  • Paper-based Test (PBT)
  • In India we only have Internet Based Test for TOEFL


TOEFL Registration:
  • Online – 24 Hours / 7 days a week
  • Other modes of registration – Phone and Mail


TOEFL Test Duration:
  • Internet-based Test (iBT)
  • 3 Hours 20 Minutes to 4 Hours 20 Minutes (Excluding Break Time)
Exam Pattern:
Section Order Time # of Questions Details
Reading 1 60-80 mins 36-56 questions Read 3-4 passages and answer questions
Listening 2 60-90 mins 34-51 questions Listen to 4-6 lectures and 2-3 conversations and answer questions
Break 3 10 mins
Speaking 4 20 mins 6 tasks Answer prompts about familiar topics, campus situations, and academic course content
Writing 5 50 mins 2 tasks Compare a passage and a lecture; write about your opinion
TOTAL About 4 hrs
Reporting to universities:
  • Up to four official score reports can be sent to the mentioned list of Institutions and Universities given by the Test Taker at the time of registration without any additional charge.
  • Additional reports can be ordered online wherein the reports are mailed after 3 – 5 days of the request and payment of USD 19 per report
TOEFL Score Validity:

2 Years

TOEFL Score Range:

Internet-based Test (iBT) – Total score of 120 (0 to 30 in each four sections in 1 point increment)

TOEFL Offered:

iBT: In India we have the Internet Based Test for TOEFL which is conducted more than 50 times a year

TOEFL Exam Fees:
  • USD 170
  • A quick glance at the other charges you may come across during your TOEFL



The Fee in USD is subject to change without notice.