toefl1TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). The TOEFL test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 8,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries. TheTOEFL® test is offered in two formats: the TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the internet, or the TOEFL® PBT test, administered in a paper-based format.

The TOEFL iBT® test is offered in Nepal. The cost of the test is $160 in Nepal. There are four sections (listening, reading, speaking and writing) which take a total of about four and a half hours to complete and each section is taken online.

TOEFL iBT Test Sections

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, then answer questions.
Break 10 minutes
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.

For the TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the Internet, you will receive four scaled section scores and a total score:
•    Reading Section (Score of: 0–30)
•    Listening Section (Score of: 0–30)
•    Speaking Section (Score of: 0–30)
•    Writing Section (Score of: 0–30)
•    Total Score (0–120)

In addition to your scores, your official score record also includes performance feedback that is a reflection of your performance level and a description of the kinds of tasks that test takers within the reported score range can typically do.There is no passing or failing TOEFL® score; individual higher education institutions and

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