Test of English as a Foreign Language

Required For
Study/Migration Visa in multiple countries
Mode of taking test
Computer Based Paper-Pen Based
Test Type
English Proficiency Test
Official Website
The TOEFL assesses your proficiency in using and comprehending English at a university level. It gauges your ability to integrate reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills for academic purposes. Administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the TOEFL is recognized by over 12,000 universities and academic institutions in more than 160 countries, including the USA, the UK, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, as well as across Asia and Europe. Its popularity extends to both English-speaking and non-English-speaking nations.
TOEFL Basics

Date and Frequency

The TOEFL test is conducted over 60 times per year at authorized test centers globally. You are allowed to retake the test as many times as needed, but you cannot take it more than once within a 3-day period. If you already have a test appointment, you cannot register for another test date within 3 days of your existing appointment. The registration fee is applicable each time you register for a test date.

Center and Admit Card

The TOEFL iBT test, which is administered via the internet, is available at authorized test centers worldwide more than 60 times a year. Unlike some tests, there is no admit card provided for the TOEFL.


Approximately 6 days after taking the test, you can view your scores online or through the official TOEFL app.

Score Reporting

Your test fee covers up to 4 free official TOEFL score reports sent to the TOEFL Destinations of your choice before the test. Official score reports will be transmitted to your designated recipients within 11-13 business days after completing the test.

Score Validity

TOEFL scores are valid for 2 years.

Time Duration

The test has a duration of 1 hour and 56 minutes.

Score Range for the Test

The scoring for the TOEFL test ranges from 0 to 120.



29 mints



Compose essay responses derived from reading and listening tasks, providing substantial support for a given opinion in writing.



30 mints



Read and respond to questions based on 3 or 4 passages extracted from academic texts.



36 mints



Engage with lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations through listening, and subsequently respond to questions.



16 mints



Articulate an opinion about a familiar subject through spoken language, drawing from both reading and listening tasks.
INR 16900
Registration Fees
INR 5900
Rescheduling Fees
INR 5900
Test Center Change Fees
INR 3900
Late Fee
TOEFL Exam Registration Process
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Begin by signing up on the ETS website to initiate the registration process.
Create a profile, and upon completion, you will receive a confirmation.
Choose a suitable date and testing center for the TOEFL.
Specify the universities where you want your scores to be sent.
Download and print the registration form.
Fill in the required information using black or blue ink.
Send the completed form along with the payment to the Regional Registration Center.
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Frequently Asked
Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL)
TOEFL is a standard test to assess the potential of non-native English speakers who plan to study in English-speaking universities to understand English.
The TOEFL exam fee in India is ₹16,900 INR. Apart from this, candidates also need to pay extra for other services like late registration, rescheduling the exam, or score review.
Students opting for the TOEFL exam should have passed their 10+2 level of education from a recognized board of education to be eligible to appear for the TOEFL exam.
TOEFL is accepted by countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Ireland. It is also accepted by many other European countries.
While most graduate courses set their TOEFL minimum score cut-off in the range of 100-105, most students apply with a higher score in the range of 108-112. The higher the rank of the university is the higher their TOEFL score requirement will be.
Your test scores will be valid for 2 years from your test date
The test consists of 4 sections – reading, listening, speaking, and writing.
Yes! The test takes about 4 hours. The reading section is 60 or 80 minutes; the listening section is either 60 or 90 minutes (depending on whether you have an experimental section); the speaking section is 20 minutes; and the writing section is 50 minutes.
Your scores will come out online approximately 10 days after your test date. If you’re waiting for an official score report, which will be sent about 13 days after your test date, and then it will take at least another 7-10 days for mail delivery.