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TOEFL: Information about TOEFL, TOEFL Registration and TOEFL Preparation

05-Jun-17 12-36-15 PM

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As we all know that, The TOEFL test is a highly respected English language proficiency test, helping millions of students like you attend English-speaking institutes all over the world. Knowledge kingdom is the best Study Abroad Consultancy in Bhopal. We offer consultancy, admissions, & visas for students, who want to study in abroad countries.

TOEFL stands for “Test of English as a Foreign Language”. See what we are going to describe you below:

  • TOEFL: Who is it for?
  • Versions of the TOEFL test
  • Where do I take the test?
  • Eligibility and Fees
  • How to Apply?
  • Who Is ETS?
  • Materials Required on the Test Day?
  • The TOEFL Test Advantage

 

  1. TOEFL: Who is it for?

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings. Most people who take the TOEFL test are planning to study at colleges and universities where instruction is in English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency.

 

  1. Versions of the TOEFL test

You can do the test on paper or on a computer, depending where you live. The test comes in two formats:

  • Paper-based test (PBT)
  • Next generation computer-based test (iBT)

The iBT is not yet available at every test center. If it is available at your local center then you will have to do it. If not you will do the PBT.

 

  1. Where do I take the test?

If you are living in Bhopal then at “Knowledge kingdom” or if you are not then at any test authorized center in your city. The test is organized by the Educational Testing Service. You can register for the TOEFL iBT online.

 

  1. Eligibility and Fees
Test Fee/Service Amount
TOEFL Computer-Based Test (CBT) US$140 (includes 1 examinee score record and 4 score recipients)
TOEFL Paper-Based Test (PBT) US$140 (includes 1 examinee score record and 4 score recipients)
Additional Score Report Requests US$17 (per recipient)
Rescheduling Fee (CBT only) US$40
Essay/TWE Rescoring US$50
TOEFL Paper Answer Sheet Rescoring US$25
Reinstatement of Canceled Scores (CBT only) US$20
Fee for Returned Check or Declined Credit Card US$20

 

  1. How to Apply?

Obtain the “TOEFL Information Bulletin” available free with Knowledge kingdom. The Test Scheduling Form comes with the bulletin.

There are three ways to register:

  • Registering by Phone: You may call up Knowledge kingdom office until 12:00 noon to register. Make sure to call at least THREE BUSINESS DAYS before the test date.
  • Registering by Fax: If registering by fax, you must send your fax at least SEVEN DAYS prior to your first choice of a test day.
  • Registering by Mail/Courier: Fill in the form, get the draft made (if you are not paying by credit card), and submit these to the Knowledge kingdom either by hand or by registered post/courier. You must send the documents at least THREE WEEKS before your choice of a test day.

On receipt of your documents, an appointment will be scheduled for you to test at the Knowledge kingdom Center. Confirmation of the date, time and location of the appointment will be sent to you. If you do not receive confirmation at least THREE business days before your first choice of test day, please call the Knowledge kingdom office to verify your appointment.

 

[Note: You will receive an admit card normally within a week of applying. Remember to keep a copy of the form and the draft with you.]

 

  1. Who Is ETS?

The TOEFL test is a product of ETS, a nonprofit organization with more than 60 years of experience helping advance quality and equity in education worldwide. Its mission is to develop and administer tests that give students like you the opportunity to pursue their dreams, anywhere in the world.

 

  1. Materials Required on the Test Day?
  • You are required to bring your valid passport on the day of your exam. This is mandatory.
  • Second signature bearing identification, i.e., Driving License, Notarized identification.
  • Confirmation letter or Number.

 

  1. Content and Format of the TOEFL test
Sections Questions Timing
Computer Tutorial NA NA
Listening Section 30 – 50 questions 40 – 60 min.
Structure Section 20 – 25 questions 15 – 20 min.
Reading Section 44 – 60 questions 70 – 90  min.
Writing Section 1 Essay 30 min.
 Total 94 – 135 question + 1 Essay 4 hrs. (approx.)

 

  1. The Advantages of TOEFL Test are –
  • 90% of TOEFL test takers surveyed got into their 1st or 2nd choice university.
  • 4 out of 5 admissions officers prefer the TOEFL test over any other English-language proficiency test.
  • More than 9,000 universities, agencies and other institutions in over 130 countries accept the TOEFL test, including top universities in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US.
  • Free resources and official prep materials — because there’s no better way to practice for test success than with tools from ETS, the creator of the TOEFL test.
  • The entire test is given in half a day, unlike other tests that make you come back a second day.

I hope that this information will help you to know almost everything about TOEFL test.

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