• Test Of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL) Study Abroad Exams

    Exam Level
    International Level
    Exam Conducting Body
    Educational Testing Services (ETS)
    Application Form Filling
    Internet-based and Paper-based

    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 2022 Exam details: Eligibility, Application Form, Admit Card, Result, Admission, Syllabus, Colleges, Exam Pattern


    Exam Name

    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)


    Known to be one of the most widely accepted English proficiency exams, TOEFL score is accepted in almost 130 English Speaking countries including all American and Canadian universities

    Conducting Body

    Educational Testing Services (ETS)


    After  high school or equivalent

    Exam Level


    Exam Mode

    Internet-based and Paper-based

    Exam Duration

    3 hours

    Exam Frequency

    TOEFL PBT - 4 times a year

    TOEFL iBT - Over 50 times a year

    Official Website


    Application Process - Online

    1. Go to the Official website - https://v2.ereg.ets.org/ereg/public/jump?_p=TEL

    2. Fill in your profile details

    3. Select the Exam Date convenient to you

    4. Select the Exam Centre convenient to you

    5. Make the Fee Payment

    6. Download Acknowledgement Receipt

    Application Process - In-person

    Register at a TOEFL Resource Center in person at:

    2 Floor, DLF Infinity Tower-A
    Sector-25, Phase-II
    DLF City
    Gurgaon - 122002

    Application Process - Over Phone

    Call at  91-124-4147700. 

    Give your personal details by spelling them accurately. Keep your passport and other details handy.

    Registration closes seven days before the test date. A late fee is charged after that date.

    Application Process - By Mail

    Download the registration form from the website, print it and fill the registration form. 

    Make sure all the spellings in the personal details match with your valid Indian passport. 

    Send the form with your payment to 

    2 Floor, DLF Infinity Tower-A
    Sector-25, Phase-II
    DLF City
    Gurgaon - 122002

    Your filled-in form with payment must be received at the office at least four weeks before your test date

    Admit Card

    Admit Card is mandatory to be carried to the exam centre. Download it from the official website and carry a hard copy of the same to the exam centre.


    Candidates can check out the updated TOEFL Exam Pattern below.




    Duration (minutes)



    30 – 40  


    54–72 minutes

    3 or 4 Comprehension passages followed by questions


    28 - 38 

    41-57 minutes

    Listening to lectures, conversations, classroom discussions followed by  answering questions based on the same

    Break: 10 minutes


    4 tasks

    17 minutes

    Candidates need to express their view / opinion / suggestion on a familiar topic and speak based on reading and listening tasks


    2 tasks 

    50 minutes

    Writing essay responses based on reading and listening tasks, along with supporting the opinion




    Reading Comprehension

    Read 3-5 Comprehension passages and answer 12-14 questions on each passage

    3–4 passages, 10 questions each

    Total no. of questions - nearly 40

    Total time: 54-72 minutes

    Listening Section

    This section comprises listening to short conversations as well as long conversations. After the short conversation, candidate will be asked one question and multiple choices of answers will be given. Candidate will have to choose one answer. In long conversations, candidate will be asked multiple questions based on the conversation.

    Question type: a) 3–4 lectures (3-5 minutes long, about 500-800 words), 6 questions each; About 30

    questions in total

    b) 2–3 conversations (about 3 minutes long, about 12-25 exchanges), 5 questions each; About 12 questions in total

    Total no. of  40+

    Total time: 41–57 minutes

    Speaking Section

    For Candidates to earn the highest scores in the Speaking Section, the responses must be very accurate and clear. The test graders expect a highly intelligible and sustained conversation. 

    Speaking Questions covered in TOEFL Syllabus:

    a) 1 independent task (prep time: 15 sec; response time: 45 sec)

    b) 3 integrated tasks – Read/Listen/Speak (prep time: 30 sec; response time: 60 sec)

    Total no. of  4

    Total time: 17 minutes


    Candidates need to write an essay on a topic in a well-structured manner using relevant explanations and details in support of their vuew and argument.  The essay should be syntactically and grammatically correct . The usage of words should be appropriate and linguistically sound. 


    Writing Questions Covered in TOEFL Syllabus:


    a) 1 integrated task – Read/Listen/Write (20 minutes) 

    (reading time: 3 min; listening time: 2 min; writing: 15 min)


    b) 1 independent task (30 minutes); Other tasks  20 minutes Total time: 50 minutes







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Contact Details

Mode of Application Form Filling: Internet-based and Paper-based

Website : www.ets.org/toefl

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