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About TOEFL 2023
The premier English language proficiency test, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), is administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The TOEFL exam is administered using the computer-based TOEFL iBT format. The alternative paper-delivered method can only be used in locations lacking an internet connection. The TOEFL iBT test syllabus, which gauges each of the four communication skills - reading, listening, speaking, and writing—is preferred by educational institutions. The TOEFL exam is approved for employment and immigration purposes as well as for entrance to more than 11,000 colleges and institutions in 150 different countries. The computer-based test is administered more than 60 times annually and can be taken at designated testing centers. The availability of test dates and testing sites can be checked by candidates before registering for the TOEFL 2023 exam.
After the test date, a TOEFL test score is valid for two years. TOEFL 2023 is currently accepting registrations around the clock. Furthermore, bear in mind that there are no prerequisites for taking the TOEFL exam; rather, candidates must achieve the minimal TOEFL score requirements, both sectional and overall, established by the school to which they are applying.
TOEFL 2023 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Test of English as Foreign Language|
|Short Exam Name||TOEFL|
|Conducting Body||Educational Testing Service|
|Exam Level||University Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Offline / Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online and Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
Anyone who wishes to study, work, or immigrate overseas is eligible to take the TOEFL iBT 2023 exam because it is an English language proficiency test. For this exam, there are no unique eligibility requirements. The applicant must therefore obtain the minimum sectional or total scores on the TOEFL 2023 that are needed by the institute for which they are requesting for admission.
Please note that the minimal TOEFL requirements may vary amongst universities.
Mode of Application : Online and Offline
Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card
In 2023, there are three ways to sign up for the TOEFL: Using an ETS account, online, on the phone, or by mail.
Online registration is the most preferred way because it is the quickest and most practical. The TOEFL 2023 registration period is open every day of the week, 24 hours a day.
TOEFL Online Registration 2023
The procedures for signing up for the TOEFL iBT Test are as follows.
Step 1 - Step one is to create an application account.
You can create a candidate account by giving personal information such as your name, birthdate, and gender.
Then, include your home and mobile phone numbers along with a valid email account for correspondence. The applicant will also need to set up an account by supplying a username and password.
Step 2 - Choose a testing site and a date in step two.
The TOEFL iBT test will be administered more than 60 times annually at designated testing centres. To choose a convenient test date and test location, click the TEST CENTRE search bar.
Select a 2-month window after picking a location to take the test in.
The two-month period may include any consecutive two months (say, January - February, February - March, March - April, etc.)
Based on the choices made, a list of possible test dates and related test centres will be displayed on the screen.
To check if there are any seats available, click the "Show Test Times and Register" link next to the testing facility.
select a testing site, and
Step 3 - Complete registration
Decide who or what organization will receive your TOEFL scores when they become available. Up to four universities may be selected for free, with the exception of the exam fee. But to add more institutes, a fee of US$20 per institute has to be paid.
TOEFL Fee Structure 2023
Details of the extra payments related to the TOEFL exam 2023:
Reinstatement of cancelled scores
Additional score reports (per institution or agency)
$20 (USD) each
Speaking or Writing Section score review
Speaking and Writing Section score review
TOEFL Registration 2023 - By Phone
To take the TOEFL iBT test in an exam centre located in the US, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico or Canada, call at +1-443-751-4862 or 1-800-GO-TOEFL (1-800-468-6335).
For any other location, the applicant has to call the Regional Registration Center (RRC).
TOEFL Registration 2023 - By Mail
Download the TOEFL 2023 Registration Form
Fill the form using Black/Blue pen ink.
Choose a payment method from available options.
Send the completed TOEFL 2023 application form along with payment receipts to the address mentioned on the form or to the Regional Registration Centre
Completed applications must reach the admission office at least four weeks before the test date.
Academic reading skills
Reading to find information
Reading to learn
Reading section description
Reading question formats
Reading skills practice
General reading activities
Reading for basic comprehension
Academic listening skills
Listening for basic comprehension
Listening for pragmatic understanding1
Connecting and synthesizing2 Information
Listening section description
Conversations in an academic setting
Listening skills practice
General listening activities
Listening for pragmatic understanding
Listening to connect and synthesize Ideas
Academic speaking skills
Speaking section description
Speaking task types
How speaking responses are scored
Speaking skills practice
Group speaking activities
Academic writing skills
Writing section description
How writing responses are scored
Writing skills practice
General writing activities
Test day and beyond
What to expect on test aay
General test-taking tips
After the test
Sending your scores
In order to ensure comprehensive preparation for the TOEFL 2023 test, one may refer to the following TOEFL preparation tips for 2023 in mind:
TOEFL Preparation for Listening 2023:
To gain a sense of the English language, pronunciation, voice fluctuation, accents, and enunciation, listen to radio, TV, and online English broadcasts.
While participating in the listening activities, make a list of any prospective talking points and practise your questions.
TOEFL Preparation for Speaking 2023:
When you are listening to a programme, make it a habit to speak after or in addition to it.
Learn to argue your point firmly, convincingly, and without hesitating.
You can practise speaking in a timed environment by watching the official ETS Speaking practise videos on the TOEFL iBT YouTube channel.
TOEFL Preparation for Reading 2023:
Practice reading questions in a timed environment.
Develop your vocabulary. One way to do that is to read a lot, whether it's novels with favorable ratings, newspaper editorials, journals, etc.
TOEFL Preparation for Writing 2023:
Practice writing in a timed setting about relevant subjects.
Be sure you possess a good command of grammar, sentence structure, and the appropriate language before writing your remarks or expressing your opinions.
The most common and commonly used TOEFL exam by institutions is the computer-based iBT version. The less prevalent paper-delivered test is only provided in areas where internet testing is not an option. TOEFL exam pattern 2023 is explained below:
Mode of exam - The TOEFL test is administered in computer-based mode, known as TOEFL iBT Test. A paper-delivered mode is also available but only for locations where the internet-based test is not available.
Sections - Four sections: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Duration - Approximately 3 hours, with each section to be allotted a fixed time.
Break: There is a 10-minute break after the reading and listening section.
TOEFL Exam Pattern 2023
Number of Questions and duration
Questions: 30–40 questions
Duration - 54–72 minutes
Reading 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answering questions.
Duration - 41-57 minutes
Expressing an opinion on a familiar topic; speaking based on reading and listening tasks.
10 minutes BREAK
Questions: 4 tasks
Duration - 17 minutes
Writing essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; supporting an opinion in writing.
Questions: 2 tasks
Duration - 50 minutes
Candidates need to write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks, along with supporting the opinion in writing.
About 3 hours
TOEFL 2023 Exam Centers
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Documents Required at Exam
- Valid government issued Passport
About six days after the test date, the TOEFL iBT 2023 results will be made public. The candidate will be informed that their TOEFL score is available and may be accessed by logging into their ETS account via their registered email addresses.
Results from the TOEFL exam 2023 are valid for two years from the test date. Download and print the scorecard once the PDF score reports are ready. In most cases, PDF score results are accessible for download eight days after the test.
TOEFL 2023 Result
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Total TOEFL Result
TOEFL 2023 Scores
Total TOEFL Scores
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:How many marks is the TOEFL exam?
Scores can vary from 0 to 120. The Speaking and Writing portion responses are scored using a combination of AI scoring and ETS-certified raters. The time it takes to send findings varies depending on how the test was administered and how recipients are informed of the results.
Question:What is the eligibility criterial for the TOEFL?
The TOEFL exam has no set requirements that have been developed by ETS, the organization that conducts it. It is frequently submitted by applicants to English-speaking universities, colleges, or other educational institutions.
Question:Which countries accept TOEFL?
In 150 countries, including the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, and Canada, colleges recognize TOEFL results.
Question:Is TOEFL easier than IELTS?
It is thought that the IELTS reading component is simpler than the TOEFL reading section. Compared to the IELTS essay's 250 words, the TOEFL essay is longer at 300 words. As a result, you need to prepare even more for the TOEFL reading section.
Questions related to TOEFL
If I apply IELTS or TOEFL in 20 days when will I attempt it and when will the results come...when will can I go to abroad to do MS?
Hope you are doing well,
Exams like IELTS and TOEFL has their timetables preplanned which will be available on their website. You can visit their website and choose a date is appropriate for you. You can choose the date and centre, while applying for the exam.
Results for TOEFL takes usually 8-10 calendar days. Your score will be available online by this period. IELTS results take usually 5-7 calendar days to be displayed online. For hard copy of your score you need to wait few more days since they deliver it to you on your passport address or address you mentioned in your exam application.
To start your MS in countries outside of india you need to start the application procedure 6 months - 1 year prior to the intake you planning to go. Before starting the application you need to attempt one these exams (IELTS/TOEFL). Once you get your results and all the documents needed for application it'll take 6-8 months to start your program.
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can i give duolingo english test instead of TOEFL OR IELTS?
You may take the Duolingo English Test online on your home computer. It assesses each of the four language skills—reading, listening, speaking, and writing—just like the TOEFL and IELTS do. The Duolingo English Test may be taken online, unlike conventional English tests. If you're submitting applications to several universities, it's possible that at least some of them won't accept Duolingo at this time, but they will all almost certainly accept the TOEFL or IELTS.
In 2021 no exam were held due to Covid and I was in class 10 that year and I was able to score only 75% but I have an average score of more than 90% in class 9,11 and in my class 12 predicted number as well as scored 102 in toefl.Can i get into new york univeristy or baruch college?
Dear Aspirant, you should be checking the college or the university website you are going to approach, as per the information it not only depends on your academic marks but also other experiences and the SOP. And 102 in TOEFL will increase your chances may be.
can I give toefl after 11th or in 12th grade from india
Hope you are doing great!
TOEFL questions are almost entirely multiple choice. Test of English as a Foreign Language is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. TOEFL being entirely computer-based means you won't have to interact with an actual human. The test is accepted by more than 11,000 universities and other institutions in over 190 countries and territories. While most Indian students looking to give the TOEFL are likely to be comfortable with computers and keyboards, chances are they haven't taken a computerized test before. For most Indians coming from English medium schools, the TOEFL won't be a difficult exam to do well in.
Yes, you can prepare and appear for IELTS and TOEFL. Because they are just Language proficiency exams and are not your regular entrance examinations, they do not have any eligibility criteria as such. candidates are required to take the TOEFL test if universities, colleges, or educational institutions of English-speaking countries require TOEFL scores as part of their admission criteria.
TOEFL Exam 2022 is conducted in 165 countries worldwide this exam has more than 4500 test centers and exams also conducted more than 50 times in a year. Every year ETS announced the TOEFL Test date. This exam held on Friday, Saturday & Sundays every month. Candidates can check the TOEFL Test date official website- https://www.ets.org Country and location wise. During the registration candidates also check the TOEFL Test 2022 Date.
- In order to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), you need to have passed in 10+2 from any recognized Indian Board or University.
- The test measures your Proficiency in the English Language so that you can study and work in the United States.
- Candidates of any age can take the TOEFL exam.
- Minimum Educational Qualification for TOEFL: ETS has placed no restrictions on the educational qualifications that a candidate must have to register for the TOEFL.
- No minimum passing marks required for the TOEFL exam as each university or educational institution decides its own score range or minimum score required.
- There is no such thing as a cut-off for the TOEFL score as each university will set its score range according to their own requirements.
- Top universities or Ivy-league schools generally set a high score range (79 and above), which may change each year.
- If you are a high school student or are studying at a higher level you can take this test to get your TOEFL score.
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Hi, This is Anusha, I am interested to do MS computer science in Canada....Firstly, I thought to go to USA, I have cleared my TOEFL and GRE.... But now, I decided to go to canada. My doubt is that will TOEFL and GRE score helps me to choose universities in canada? Orelse IELTS score only mandatory ?
Applicants with English competence other than IELTS have been accepted. If the university or college accepts you, there will be no difficulty.
However, only IELTS is allowed for the SDS stream. Other English competence might be acceptable for the general stream.
We recommend that you also email and ask the Canadian High Commission so that they can assist you in resolving the issue.
Or if you believe in the quote, "Precaution is better than cure" you can attempt IELTS, and go further with it for admission.
As far as GRE is concerned, in some cases it is required, in some it isn't, again depending upon the university.
All the best for your studies!