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TOEFL

The purpose of the test is to evaluate the English proficiency of non-native speakers of English. This test is required to be taken by all the students whose national language is not English and wish to study in colleges and universities where English is the language of instruction.Candidates desirous of pursuing further studies at undergraduate or graduate levels are required to take TOEFL to demonstrate their English proficiency.

The test format

SECTIONS
TIMELIMIT
QUESTIONS
TASKS
Reading
60–80 minutes
36–56 questions
Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.
Listening
60–90 minutes
34–51 questions
Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions.
Break
10 minutes
Speaking
20 minutes
6 Tasks
Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing
50 minutes
2 tasks
Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.

Writing : Writing tests a candidate’s ability to express himself through written text. It comprises of 2 tasks. In Task 1 i.e. Integrated Writing, candidates are required to read a passage, listen to a lecture and compose a technical essay based on the passage and the lecture. Time allotted is 20 minutes. In Task 2 i.e. Independent Essay, students are given a general topic to write an essay on. Time allotted is 30 minutes.

Each section of TOEFL is graded on a scale of 0-30 in 1 point increment. Composite score is addition of all the scores. TOEFL is scored out of 120. 100+ is considered to be a good score.