TOEFL Training

Stands for the Test of English as a Foreign Language. It is a standardized test that measures the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers, particularly those who are seeking to study, work, or immigrate to English-speaking countries. The TOEFL test is widely accepted by universities, colleges, and institutions around the world as a reliable assessment of an individual's ability to use English in an academic or professional setting.

TOEFL Exam Pattern FAQs

Still, have doubts regarding the TOEFL exam pattern? Check out our TOEFL frequently asked questions to understand the nuances of the exam better.

  • What is the pattern of the TOEFL exam?
  • The TOEFL exam pattern comprises four sections, Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing – along with the total score. Candidates can check the article above to understand the detailed TOEFL exam pattern. or visit: New TOEFL Exam Pattern from August 2019
  • How to send TOEFL scores to universities abroad?
  • When you pay your TOEFL test fee, it includes four free TOEFL score reports which ETS – the conducting body of the TOEFL exam would send to your pre-selected universities. Candidates wanting to send score cards to additional universities can do so with an additional fee.
  • What is the passing score for the TOEFL test?
  • There is no such thing as a passing TOEFL score. Every university would have its own TOEFL Score cut-off and students are required to achieve scores equal or higher than the set grade. Candidates should note that higher TOEFL scores would automatically increase their chances of securing a seat in the university and also make them a front runner for any scholarships being offered by the university.
  • How to choose between TOEFL and IELTS exams?
  • Candidates should note that both the tests share a common objective, to test the candidate on their understanding of the English language. Hence, the core of both exams is identical in nature. They are different when it comes to the exam pattern and syllabus. Hence, when we talk about the tougher of the two exams, both are at par with each other. Meaning, anyone finding difficulty with TOEFL would face similar problems while appearing for the IELTS exam and vice versa. Candidates can also read: Choosing between TOEFL and IELTS: A Comparison
  • How should I prepare myself for the TOEFL exam day?
  • Candidates can check out our Exam Day Tips to understand the dos and don’ts of the exam day.
  • Which English test is the easiest?
  • Whether a test is hard or easy is very subjective. However, rest assured, the TOEFL test has been created to test your understanding of the English language and not to make you miserable. The tests, TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE Academic have been created keeping in mind the student and a good preparation plan would yield positive results.
  • What is the most difficult English exam?
  • The exams have been introduced keeping the student in mind and hence, they all follow a similar pattern. No one exam is tougher than the other. With the right amount of preparation, the English proficiency exams should look easy to score. Then it is upon the university and the student to choose the exam that is apt in the given situation.
  • Is TOEFL iBT available at home?
  • In response to the current pandemic COVID-19, ETS the conducting body of the TOEFL test has decided to launch the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition test for locations where TOEFL iBT is available for the convenience of students wanting to study abroad.
  • Which English test should I take?
  • Candidates are often confused about the English test they are required to appear for. The priority should be to appear for the exam that is accepted by the university. If the university accepts multiple English proficiency scores, then it is on the test taker to decide on the test he/she is willing to appear for.  Read: IELTS vs TOEFL vs PTE Academic: Which test you should take
  • Which English test is required for the USA?
  • TOEFL scores are widely accepted across universities in the USA.
  • Which is cheaper, IELTS or TOEFL?
  • Candidates should note that both the exams are very competitively priced looking at the demographics of the country. Both the tests are priced at par keeping student affordability in mind.


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