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TOEFL 2021: Dates, Fees, Registration, Pattern, Eligibility, Preparation Tips, Sample Papers

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Sayantani Barman

Study Abroad Expert | Updated On - Sep 30, 2021

TOEFL is a computerized exam conducted by ETS that tests the candidates’ English knowledge required to study, work, or migrate abroad. The TOEFL exam pattern comprises four sections: Reading, listening, speaking, and writing. TOEFL Registration can be completed following few simple steps. The duration of TOEFL is around 3 hours 30 minutes. The score range of TOEFL is 0-120 in which each section has a score range of 0-30. There are two versions of TOEFL – Computer-based exam and Paper-based exam, the latter is only functional in places where there is the unavailability of the internet. During COVID 19 pandemic, ETS launched TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition as the test centers are closed. This version of the TOEFL iBT home edition has a similar syllabus to the original exam. Candidates will not receive any hard copy of the TOEFL scorecardbut within 6-10 days of the test, the online report will be available on the official website. TOEFL Exam Fees in India are around INR 13560 ($185).

TOEFL iBT Home Edition

ETS has arranged TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition for candidates finding it difficult to reach the TOEFL test centers due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Since health is the priority, the at-home edition of TOEFL can be taken. The at-home edition is available worldwide apart from Mainland China and Iran.  The format is identical to the general TOEFL exam, along with the scoring method. The test is monitored by a human proctor through ProctorU.

Mandatory Requirements for TOEFL iBT Home Edition:

  • Desktop or laptop
  • Check if the browser can be downloaded and installed
  • Run the ProctorU equipment check
  • Use only internal or external speakers

Note: TOEFL ITP Plus for China Solution: Since GMAT test centers in China have been closed for quite some time, the joint effort of the ETS and TOEFL program has resulted in the TOEFL ITP program for China Solutions that offer a combination of a similar pattern of TOEFL paper-delivered test ITP Level 1 test with a brief, unscored video speaking interview arranged by Vericant. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website for further updates on this. 

Why take TOEFL?

More than 9000 top universities of the world accept TOEFL scores as a prerequisite for English language proficiency. Indian students take this language proficiency test to measure their Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing skills. Candidates pursue TOEFL for different reasons like high school degree, bachelor's degree, job, or higher education. Indian students prefer TOEFL over IELTS due to their good scores in this language test. The best part is that there are no interviews as a part of the process and tests are scored anonymously. ETS shows Indians scored an average of 24 out of 30 in Speaking, Writing, and Listening. In the Reading section, Indian candidates score the least for their intense vocabulary. With an overall average score of 95, candidates can easily secure TIER 2 colleges in the USA and Canada. Students can apply for TOEFL Scholarships as per the score secured in the exam.

TOEFL 2021: Highlights

Test takers must know few details before appearing for the TOEFL:

TOEFL Full Form Test of English as a Foreign Language
Official Website
Level of Exam International
Conducting Body Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Exam Pattern iBT and PBT
Duration Around 3 hours 30 minutes
TOEFL ibt fee INR 11468 – INR 17919
TOEFL PBT fee INR 12901
Score Range 0-30
TOEFL Test Centers 4500 across the world
TOEFL Helpline Number 1-609-771-7100/ 1-877-863-3546

TOEFL Eligibility 2021

To appear for TOEFL, ETS did not mention any mandatory eligibility criteria for TOEFL. Before registering, candidates must go through certain guidelines as mentioned on the official website. ETS did not mention any age limit for the applicant. As per educational eligibility, candidates must pass out a higher school degree.

TOEFL Registration 2021

Test takers can complete TOEFL registration either online or offline or via the TOEFL official app available on the play store. The application process for the exam is open throughout the year.

TOEFL Online Application

Candidates will log in to the official website of TOEFL to create a validated profile. You should carry the passport as one of the primary documents while registering for TOEFL. Your name should be spelled correctly. One needs to follow a few easy steps to complete the registration.

  • Fill out all necessary information as required during registration
  • Review the information provided by you
  • Finally, pay the TOEFL application fee to complete the registration

Registering for the TOEFL examination using your ETS account is the fastest, easiest process to register. Once you finish the registration you will receive a confirmation email from ETS. Keep this email safe until test day.

TOEFL Offline Application

Test takers have to send TOEFL registration form via mail to the registered address.

  • The candidate firstly has to download TOEFL registration form
  • Candidates have to fill up specific codes(available online) required to fill up the registration form manually
  • One can initiate a payment from the options mentioned in the form
  • After filling up the form, the candidate has to send the form to RRC(Regional Registered Centers)
  • Mail should be received by them at least a month before the test date
  • If the candidate does not receive a confirmation, then h/she must call RRC at least three days before the registration deadline.

TOEFL Registration via Phone App

  • Visit the official website of TOEFL to find out the contact number of RRC (+91-124-4147700) near the preferred location
  • Candidates can pay the registration fee via credit card or debit card or an e-check
  • Fill up with personal details
  • Candidates can register until 5 p.m.
  • Online registration via phone will end a week before the exam date
  • If the candidate registers lately then a fine of $40 will be charged

TOEFL Exam Pattern 2021

As TOEFL is a language proficiency test, mostly the ETS TOEFL measures the language skills of the candidates through the following sections given below : 

TOEFL Reading

In TOEFL Reading, candidates will have to read 3-4 passages of 700 words and answer 30-40 questions that include 10 types of questions. These reading passages cover a variety of different subjects. Candidates get 54 to 72 minutes to solve the TOEFL reading passages. This section is scored on a range of 0 - 30.

TOEFL Writing

The TOEFL Writing section comprises two tasks – TOEFL integrated and TOEFL independent tasks. The duration of this section is 50 minutes and the candidates need to write 500-600 words compositely in two writing tasks. TOEFL writing is the last section of the TOEFL exam pattern and is the hardest one as well since candidates are simultaneously tested on their listening, speaking, and reading skills. The raw score range of TOEFL writing is 0-5 and is again converted to a scale of 0-30.

TOEFL Listening

In TOEFL Listening candidates will have to attempt  28-39 questions within 41-57 minutes. This section includes 4-6 academic lecture excerpts each 3-5 minutes in length and 2-3 conversations on a variety of general topics relevant to university life.  

TOEFL Speaking

In TOEFL Speaking section, comprises one independent and three integrated speaking tasks. There are one independent task and 3 integrated tasks.TOEFL speaking is measured on a range of 0 - 30.

TOEFL is of two types: TOEFL ibt and TOEFL PBT. Exam Pattern for TOEFL ibt is explained widely below

TOEFL Sections

TOEFL Score 2021

For each section of TOEFL, the range of scores is between 0-30. TOEFL score has been measured through computational methods. India is a land of many cultures where candidates across regions appear for TOEFL either for a job or higher education. ETS surveyed data about the test takers from India and their performance level for the language proficiency exams.

TOEFL Score Breakup

From the above-mentioned graph, one can easily recognize the usage of different languages in India's mainland. The average score of the candidates from India is 90. As compared to other regions, South Indian language-speaking people perform better in TOEFL. The Average TOEFL score secured by the candidates speaking regional languages is 23 in the overall band score.

What is a Good Score on the TOEFL?

The average TOEFL score is around 90, and it may rotate around 85 to 95. Scoring above 100 is generally considered a good score on TOEFL. Universities generally require this TOEFL score range as this states that the candidate has a good hold of English. Whereas, if you achieve in the range of 100 to 110, your chances of getting admitted to the top universities increases. Though it should be noted that there are no good or bad scores in TOEFL. 

TOEFL Result 2021

TOEFL scorecard will be sent over mail within 10 days of taking the exam. To download the scorecard, candidates need to log in with the registered ETS user id. TOEFL ibt score has been evaluated differently as compared to TOEFL PBT score.


TOEFL ibt score is measured in the range of 0-120. The scaled score of each section of the TOEFL is added together to get the total score of the TOEFL scorecard

Reading 0-30 A score of 22 to 30: High level A score of 15 to 21: Intermediate level A score of 0 to 14: Low level
Listening 0-30 A score of 22 to 30: High level A score of 15 to 21: Intermediate level A score of 0 to 14: Low level
Speaking 0-30 A score of 26 to 30: Good level A score of 18 to 25: Fair level A score of 10to 17: Limited level A score of 0 to 9: Weak level
Writing 0-30 A score of 24 to 30: Good level A score of 17 to 23: Fair level A score of 1 to 16: Limited level
Total 0-120 -


TOEFL iBT Score TOEFL PBT Score Level of Expertise
118-120 ≥ 645 Expert User
115-117 626 - 644 Very Good User
110-114 610 - 625
102-109 581 - 609 Good User
94-101 560 - 580
79-93 546 - 559 Competent User
60-78 530 - 545
42-59 516 - 529 Modest User
35-41 490 - 515
32-34 450 - 489 Limited User
0-31 400 - 449 Extremely Limited/Intermittent/Non User

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TOEFL Exam Dates 2021

Test takers must register beforehand as per the availability of TOEFL exam dates. Candidates get around 50 exam dates for TOEFL. Before the pandemic outbreak, test takers could have taken exams at the registered test centers. Now test-takers can appear for online exams at home under surveillance.

TOEFL Exam Centers 2021

Around 4500 TOEFL exam centers are located across 165 countries. In 59 cities of India, test takers can register for available exam centers as per convenience. Available exam centers for TOEFL in India are provided on the map

TOEFL Practice Papers 

TOEFL score is an important admission requirement for any top university in the world. For securing a good score in the exam, it is necessary to practice a wide range of TOEFL sample papers. Without knowing the types and format of questions, it will be difficult. To understand the mechanism of the exam, candidates can appear for mock papers available online.

TOEFL Writing Practice Test

TOEFL Writing Samples

TOEFL Reading Practice Test

TOEFL Listening Practice Test

TOEFL Speaking Practice Test

TOEFL Preparation Tips 2021

Candidates must spend ample time to find out the weakness and strengths of TOEFL. ETS uploads sample papers online for easy access. TOEFL preparation tips must comprise of particular target score to secure with proper guidance to reach the goal. Few tips for the exam are as following

  • Use flashcards to learn vocabulary
  • Do the practice tests as many as you can
  • Try to work in groups for better performance
  • Make your own customized TOEFL study plan
  • Learn vocabulary from different academic topics
  • Always go through the questions before attempting
  • Practice skimming and scanning for passages
  • Watch English news and movies to understand the native accent
  • Also, read journals, novels, and more to enhance vocabulary
  • Engage in daily practice from different TOEFL practice tests to ace your score
  • Get yourself a mentor who is experienced and provides problem-solving techniques 
  • Practice taking down notes of the main ideas. It will help you answer correctly in the exam
  • Try not to leave any questions unanswered
  • Candidates need to dress comfortably. The test room can be warm or cold. 
  • Candidates need to refer to the official TOEFL site for information. There are many test center closures taking place due to COVID-19, candidates can stay updated from the official site. 
  • Test-takers need to gift themselves after taking the exam. This will keep them motivated. 

TOEFL Preparation Books

Along with tips, you can include a few books in your TOEFL preparation. Here are some TOEFL books suggestions along with PDFs to help you further:

  • ETS’s Official Guide to TOEFL-5th Edition - Check PDF
  • Barron’s How to Prepare for TOEFL - Check PDF
  • Cracking the TOEFL iBT-Princeton Review - Check PDF
  • Cambridge Preparation for the TOEFL test – Check PDF
  • Kaplan TOEFL iBT-4th Edition – Check PDF


Question. What is the TOEFL test?

Answer. The TOEFL test measures non-native English speakers' capacity to utilize and comprehend the English language as it is heard, verbally expressed, read, and written in the college study rooms. It has a few points of advantages over other English language tests that measure your aptitude for English and encourage you to stand apart among different candidates. TOEFL scores are acknowledged by over 11,000 colleges and different institutions worldwide, including colleges of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K., the United States, and across Europe and Asia. The TOEFL iBT test is given on fixed dates, more than 50 times a year.

Question. How would I discover testing centers/areas and dates?

Answer. Pick an accessible test date from among testing areas around the globe. Register through your ETS account (either on the web or using the TOEFL official application), via mail, or by mobile phone to find the test center and date suitable for you.

Question. Would I be able to retake the test?

Answer. Yes, you can. There is no restriction to the number of times you can take the examination, however, you can't take it more than once in 3 days. If you have a test arrangement, you can't enroll for another test date that is within 3 days of your current arrangement. The enrollment charge is expected each time you register for a test date.

This strategy will be authorized regardless of whether a violation is not immediately identified (for instance, because of conflicting enlistment data like an error in name, address, etc).On the off chance that the violation is recognized after enrollment, yet before the test date, your test arrangement will be dropped and your test expense won't be refunded. On the off chance that the violation isn't recognized until after your scores have been accounted for, your scores will be dropped. You and any score beneficiaries will be told through an official letter. Your test fee won't be refunded.

Question. When would I be able to register for the test?

Answer. Seats can get filled rapidly, so register early. We prescribe that you register 3 to 4 months before your ideal test date to save your seat. Your test date ought to be 2 to 3 months before your admissions application or other deadlines if any.

Question. How can I discover a test center?

Answer. At the point when you select an area and date range in the online enlistment application form, you'll see a rundown of test destinations around there. You can look by site or date to discover a match to your requirements.

Question. What should I do if I commit an error while entering my name or date of birth?

Answer. When you enter your name and date of birth, you can't change those fields. On the off chance that you have to roll out an improvement in your name or date of birth, contact TOEFL Services:

Phone:1-877-863-3546 (Toll-free for test-takers in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada)
+1-609-771-7100 (all other locations)
September–May: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–7:45 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, except for U.S. holidays
June–August: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5:45 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, except for U.S. holidays
Note- Phones are busiest on Mondays.

Question. For what reason wouldn't I be able to get the test date I need?

Answer. You have to enlist before 4 days of the original test date. For instance, if the test is on a Saturday, the cutoff time to enlist is Tuesday. If that test date you need doesn't record on the off-chanced, the cutoff time for enlistment may have passed, or all seats may have been filled.

Question. I missed the deadline for scheduling a test. What should I do?

Answer. Unfortunately, you will need to select another test date.

Question. What should I do if I have to drop or reschedule?

Answer. You can reschedule or drop your registration as long as 4 days before your test date. That implies if your test is on a Saturday, you should reschedule or drop by Tuesday. The charge to reschedule is US$60 and it must be paid before you can enroll for another date. You can reschedule through your ETS account either online or via the TOEFL official app, or contact us by phone:

United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada: +1-443-751-4862 or 1-800-GO-TOEFL (1-800-468-6335)

All other locations: contact your Regional Registration Center

Note: You cannot reschedule or cancel your registration via mail or email.

When you reschedule, you need to provide your appointment number and the full name you used when you registered.

Question. What is the ideal time to register in advance?

Answer. Register 3 to 4 months before to reserve your preferred location and test date easily.

Question. Where are TOEFL test scores accepted?

Answer. More than 11,000 colleges, universities, and agencies in 150 countries accept TOEFL test scores. You can even use your TOEFL scores to satisfy visa requirements in Australia and the U.K.

Question. What is the most ideal practicing approach to get ready for the TOEFL test?

Answer. Rehearsing your English reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills as much as you practice will help you feel confident and prepared on test day.

You need to go through the paper's exam pattern to have a clear understanding of the paper.

Sections Questions & Duration Tasks
Reading Questions: 30–40 questions
Duration: 54–72 minutes
Reading 3 or 4 passages from the academic texts and answering questions based on them
Listening Questions: 28-38
Duration: 41-57 minutes
Listening to lectures, conversations, classroom discussions, and, then answer questions based on them.
Break 10 minutes
Speaking Questions: 4 tasks
Duration: 17 minutes
Candidates need to express their opinion on a topic familiar to them and speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing Questions: 2 Tasks
Duration: 50 minutes
Task 1: Integrated Task
Task 2: Independent Task
Candidates need to write an opinionated essay to express logic

Question. How can TOEFL Practice Online be helpful to prepare for the test?

Answer. With TOEFL Practice Online you can solve real test questions and get scores and results in input 24 hours. Complete practice tests are accessible on the TOEFL Practice Online site and can be taken in coordinated mode to recreate the genuine TOEFL iBT testing condition.

Question. How long is the test session?

Answer. The entire TOEFL iBT test session (including check-in) is approximately 3½ hours. The test itself is 3 hours. Check-in time is 30 minutes.

Question. What can I take to the test center?

Answer. Identification documents are the only personal items allowed in the testing room. You cannot bring phones, watches, or any other electronic devices.

Question. What are TOEFL test scores like?

Answer. The TOEFL test provides scores in 4 skill areas — Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing — and a total score:

  • Reading–30
  • Listening–30
  • Speaking–30
  • Writing–30
  • Total Score–120
  • The total score is the sum of the 4 skill scores.

Question. How long are scores valid?

Answer. ETS reports scores for 2 years after the test date.

Question. Would I be able to demand a test score audit of my Speaking and Writing answers?

Answer. Indeed, you can demand a test score audit for as long as 30 days after your test date.

Question. Is the TOEFL exam difficult?

Answer. As compared to other exams such as SAT, GRE, and ACT, the TOEFL is considered easier as it focuses more on your English skills, not on your knowledge of mathematical equations.

Question. Who do I contact if I have questions about my score report?

Answer. Here are the contact details:

Phone: 1-877-863-3546 (Toll-free for test-takers in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada)
+1-609-771-7100 (all other locations)
September–May: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–7:45 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, except for U.S. holidays
June–August: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5:45 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, except for U.S. holidays

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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What must be the word count of integrated and independent writing task?
sinbad chongtham

There are two different tasks in the TOEFL Writing section, viz Integrated writing and Independent writing. The pattern is totally different for the two sections. There is a word count that must be followed by the test takers. The word count for the TOEFL Integrated writing is 150-225 words that must be written in 20 minutes while the word count for the TOEFL Independent writing is300-350  words that must be written in 30 minutes.

Are there any recent updates made in the Reading section?
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Yes, there have been a few changes in the Reading section of the TOEFL test paper. The changes made are mentioned below.

Three or four reading passages 
Each reading passage now will come with 9 or 10 questions 
For 3 passages, you will get 54 minutes and for 4 passages, you will get 74 minutes to answer the questions
The test-takers will get 18 minutes to complete each passage. 
To answer each question, the candidates will get 105 seconds or 1.8 minutes per question; previously it was 1.4 minutes per question.

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What are the different kinds of audio used in the Listening test of TOEFL?
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In the TOEFL Listening section, candidates will be given 4-6 academic lecture excerpts each 3-5 minutes in length and 2-3 conversations on a variety of general topics relevant to university life via audio recording, and pictures on the computer screen. The general areas of this section are Social science, Physical Science, Life Science and Arts. Candidates have to listen to recordings of lectures and conversations, remember the details and answer related questions. 

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Can I obtain any writing samples for TOEFL through this site?
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The Writing section is one of the four sections of the TOEFL test paper. Solving sample papers is a very effective way of preparation for this section. The more you practice, the more efficient you will become. You can download the sample papers of this section from the Collegedunia website from TOEFL Writing Section Papers.

What is considered as a good score in iBT and PBT modes of TOEFL?
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The score range for the TOEFL test is 0-120. If you have scored 90 or above on this test, it will be considered a good score. However, candidates who have scored 100 and above are more likely to get admitted to the top universities of the world. To get high marks, you will require a preparation plan and you can check the preparation tips of this examination given by experts from TOEFL Preparation Tips.

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Can candidates apply for the examination through their mobile phones?
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Yes, TOEFL has launched a mobile application where candidates can download it and get their registrations done. To get registered via mobile phone you need to download the application first. Once you have downloaded the app, follow these steps to complete your registration.

Open the app and sign up
If already registered, then the candidate has to enter user id and password
Like Online registration, here also candidate has to provide all necessary personal details and contact details
Rest the steps are similar just like online registration.

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How many test centres are allotted for the examination?
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There are various TOEFL test centers across many nations of the world. In India, the TOEFL test centers are located in most of the major cities of the country. The cities with TOEFL test centers are New Delhi, Gurgaon, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bhopal, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Patna, Indore, Thrissur, Amritsar, Visakhapatnam, Nizamabad, Pondicherry, Dehradun,  Jaipur, Tirupati, Warangal and Gwalior.

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What are the major requirements for TOEFL iBT Home edition?
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The TOEFL iBT Home Edition allows test takers to take their TOEFL tests from home. This feature has been introduced considering the safety of the test takers during the pandemic. However, there are a few things that are mandatory to apply for the iBT Home edition and they are mentioned below.

Desktop or laptop
Check if the browser can be downloaded and installed
Run the ProctorU equipment check
Use only internal or external speakers.

Can I receive a hard copy of TOEFL score card?
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You can request a hard copy of the TOEFL scorecard before taking the examination but you cannot request one after taking the examination. The only thing you can do is to download the scorecard online and print it out. 

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What is the overall and sectional score range of TOEFL?
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The overall TOEFL score range is 0-120 while the sectional score range is 0-30. There are four sections and the proficiency for each section will be checked. For each section, the score range will be divided into four levels of proficiency and the score range differs for each section. You can check the score ranges for the respective sections from TOEFL Score Range.

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Are there any important policies applied by TOEFL regarding registration fee?
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Yes, there are a few TOEFL registration fee policies that must be followed by candidates appearing for the examination. The Registration fee payment policies are mentioned below.

Candidates while making the payments, make sure all payments for tests and services are paid in full. Candidates must have the accurate numeric amount in check or money order along with their valid signature.

Any outstanding balance from the previous ETS tests or services needs to be paid in full before doing TOEFL registration. Services or test scores can stand withheld in case of non-payment.

In case candidates have not paid the accurate fee, the registration form or request for service will be returned. Also, the payment methods are subject to change without notice.

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Is there any refund applicable in TOEFL registration fee?
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Yes, candidates who have registered for the TOEFL examination can cancel their registration to avail a partial refund of the registration fee. The registration dee refund policies are given below.

A refund of 50% is applicable for canceling registration 4 days before the exam date.
In case ETS has canceled the test administration, and you don’t want to reschedule the test, you can get a full refund.
If ETS cancels a test administration or cancels TOEFL scores post taking the test, and you have paid travel expenses to reach the test center, you are allowed to claim a refund of reasonable and documented travel expenses for yourself within one month of the original test date.
All refunds are made in US dollars and it includes taxes as applicable.
Candidates are not entitled to get cash refunds. Candidates will not get a refund if registration procedures weren't followed or if they didn't present the required ID at the test center.
In case you have paid using a credit/debit card or e-check, the refund will be credited back to that particular source.
In case payments are made with a personal check, please allow 8 weeks for processing.
In case payments are made using a voucher but haven't registered yet, then you are advised to get in touch with the organization from where you have purchased the voucher. If you have a test appointment already, the regular refund policies will be applied.

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Can candidates apply for cancellation of their TOEFL registration? What is the procedure?
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Candidates appearing in the TOEFL examination can cancel or reschedule their TOEFL examinations. TOEFL cancellation can be done online or via phone. To cancel their registration online, candidates need to visit the official website of TOEFL and sign in to their profiles. You will find the cancellation option under the Orders section. To cancel over the phone, candidates have to visit the official website of TOEFL and select the Contact us option by choosing the appropriate location and cancel the registration. 

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Which currencies are accepted by TOEFL authorities?
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The TOEFL registration fee is given in USD and can be paid online using credit/debit cards or PayPal. Candidates can also deposit the registration fee via cheques. The following currencies are accepted in paper cheques for the TOEFL registration.

US Dollar
Japanese Yen
Hong Kong Dollar
Australian Dollar
Denmark Krone
New Zealand Dollar
Singapore Dollar
Norway Krone
Sweden Krona.

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What are the major documents required for TOEFL registration?
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The document that is required at the time of TOEFL registration is a valid ID card that contains a clear photograph, full name and signature of the candidate. The same id card that has been used in the registration must be brought to the test center as well. Read more on TOEFL Registration.

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What documents must be submitted during TOEFL registration?
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Candidates applying for the TOEFL examination must submit a valid ID card that is issued by a national authority. The ID card submitted at the time of registration must be brought to the examination center and candidates who fail to bring the ID cards will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. The preferred primary ID is a valid passport with your name, photograph and signature. However, Adhaar cards are temporarily valid in India. Candidates must bring the original ID card as photocopies or soft copies are not accepted.

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What is the criterion to apply for TOEFL?
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There are no specific eligibility criteria to appear in the TOEFL examination. ETS has allowed all candidates who have passed 12th examination from a recognized board to apply for the said examination. There are no age criteria to apply for this examination however candidates below the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parents during the time of registration. It is mandatory for Indian candidates to have a valid Passport or Adhaar card to appear in the TOEFL examination. Read more on TOEFL Registration. 

How much should a person score in each segment of TOEFL paper?
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There are four sections in the TOEFL paper, they are Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Each section carries 30 marks and the total mark is 120. There score ranges for each section of the paper are given in four levels. viz below basic, low-intermediate, high-intermediate, and advanced.  The score ranges are different for each section of the TOEFL paper and you can check the score ranges for the respective sections from TOEFL Score Range.

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How can we apply for the respective examination of TOEFL? What are the different ways?
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There are three modes of application for the TOEFL examination. The various modes of application are mentioned below.

Online Application: One of the easiest modes of application is to submit your application form by visiting the official website of TOEFL, create a profile, fill up the application form, upload the necessary documents and make the required payment.

Offline Application: In this mode, candidates have to download their application forms, fill them up and submit their application forms via email to the Regional Registered Centers.

Phone Application: In this process, candidates have to visit the official website of TOEFL to locate the nearest RRC and contact the RRC.

Read more on TOEFL Registration Procedure.