All you need to know about TOEFL 2017

Test of English as a foreign Language (TOEFL 2017) is conducted to test a person’s English proficiency. Administrated by ETS (Educational Testing Service), TOEFL’s score is accepted by 9000 universities abroad across 130 countries.

TOEFL 2017 has 2 formats as following:-

1. TOEFL Internet based test (IBT)
2. TOEFL PBT (Paper based test)
TOEFL 2017 can be taken as many times you want but the only condition is that you cannot give it again within 12 hours of time.

TOEFL 2017 Overview:-

Exam Name                                    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Commonly Known as                   TOEFL
Exam Level                                     International level test
Conducting Body                           Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Eligibility Criteria                          Not Set by official body
Number of Sections                       4 Sections – Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing
Score Range 0 to 30 for each section
TOEFL Test Centres                      4500 across the world


There is no specific eligibility for TOEFL 2017, any student who has passed the high school can give it, basically its for to work or study in foreign university or for the universities which have English language as the mother tongue.

Registration for TOEFL 2017

There are 4 ways to register for TOEFL 2017 as follows:-
1. Online
2. Mail
3. Phone
4. In person at the registration centre
Firstly you have to select the city in which you want to sit to give your exam. The availability of the dates depends on the availability of the test centre.
Registration can be done on Toefl official website for ibt prior to at least 7 days before the commencement of the test.

Cancellation process

The test cannot be rescheduled or cancelled. The only thing that can be done if you don’t want to give test is a partial refund that is made to your bank account not by cash.
Fee structure of TOEFL 2017
The fee varies country to country. However, extra fee have to be submit for late registration or rescheduling, deepening on the country. The following is the fee structure of TOEFL 2017:-
Country Cost
US $190
Australia $300
India Rs. 11,300
China RMB 1500
South Korea $185

TOEFL Test pattern 2017

TOEFL 2017 has 4 sections as follows:-
1. Listening
2. Speaking
3. Reading
4. Writing
Which completes in 4 and a half hour. You will be given following questions as follows:-
a) Listen and speak
a) Read, listen and speak
b) Read listen and write

Test Pattern of TOEFL 2017

Section Time Limit 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, answer questions.
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.

TOEFL 2017 Scores

Sections Score Range Level
Listening Section 0–30 High (22–30)
Intermediate (15–21)
Low (0–14)
Speaking Section 0–30 Good (26–30)
Fair (18–25)
Limited (10–17)
Weak (0–9)
Reading Section 0–30 High (22–30)
Intermediate (15–21)
Low (0–14)
Writing Section 0–30 Good (24–30)
Fair (17–23)
Limited (1–16)
Total TOEFL Scores 0–120

TOEFL 2017 score validity

The validity for the test score is for 2 years. The score can also be used to satisfy the visa requirements of some countries.

TOEFL Test Dates 2017

TOEFL 2017 is conducted at 4500 centres, in more than 165 countries and more than 50 times in a year. The test is usually conducted at Saturdays and Sundys.

TOEFL Test Result 2017

Result of TOEFL 2017 is available on the website after 14 days of the commencement of the exam.
Sending TOEFL Scores
Candidates may add up to 4 recipients on the ETS account online. The score card will be sent to them after 14 days of the commencement of the exam. You can also get a discount on additional score cards for up to 5 reports.

TOEFL Score card can be sent through following ways as follows:-
1. Order Online
2. Order by Fax
3. Order by Mail

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