Firstly, TOEFL is accepted by top countries like United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Ireland. And it is advised to take TOEFL preparation classes which are widely available in many areas of Nepal. In order to take TOEFL Nepal or know about the test centers or dates, you’ve to first go through online registration or also can register through your closest agents (council).
To find your test center locations, after registration. Go to this link: https://www.ets.org/bin/getprogram.cgi?test=toefl and select Nepal. It will then populate the list of TOEFL Test Centers in Kathmandu and Lalitpur with address. Google those locations to find the phone numbers of those test centers.
TOEFL is one of the most widely accepted English-language tests in the world besides IELTS. TOEFL stands for Test of English as a foreign language. It is a standardized test that measures the English ability of non-native speakers who want to get enrolled in English-speaking Universities. It is under the administration of the Educational Testing Service in short ETS. ETS is a non-profit organization that issues official score reports sent independently to the institutions.
How to Book TOEFL Nepal Date?
There are different ways to register:
You can register online which is available for 24 hours and seven days and the deadline is 7 days before the test date. Make sure the name and the information are all return correctly and matches your identification certificate. The payment can be done through debit or credit card: American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or VISA. You can also use a PayPal account, or an electronic check (e-check) if you have a bank account in the United States or its territories.
Link for online registration: https://www.ets.org/toefl/test-takers/ibt/take/register
Register by Phone:
Go to this link https://www.ets.org/toefl/contact. Select your location and get the contact and call them. Remember to spell your name and information correctly that matches your identification certificate. The payment can be done through debit or credit card : American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or VISA. You can also use a PayPal account, or an electronic check (e-check) if you have a bank account in the United States or its territories. And the dead line is before 7days of test date.
Register by Mail:
Go to the link https://www.ets.org/s/toefl/pdf/iBT_reg_form.pdf and download and fill in the form. Make sure to correctly fill in the information that matches your identification certificates and choose any payment that is given in the form. Go to https://www.ets.org/toefl/contact and select your location to get the email to mail your form also dead line is 4 weeks before test dates and if you don’t receive any confirmation mail then call the location where you’ve emailed and before 3days prior to test date.
More Information on TOEFL
The TOEFL test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. The TOEFL test, delivered via the Internet, is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country. In addition to the test, the ETS TOEFL Program provides tools and guides to help you prepare for the test and improve your English-language skills. More than 30 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to demonstrate their English-language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced.
- Students planning to study at a higher education institution
- English-language learning program admissions and exit
- Scholarship and certification candidates
- English-language learners who want to track their progress
- Students and workers applying for visas
More than 10,000 colleges, agencies, and other institutions in over 130 countries accept TOEFL scores.
TOEFL Exam format:
Currently, there is a TOEFL internet-based test while there are still some selected areas where the paper-based test is available. Computer-based TOEFL test is no longer valid now.
Internet-based TOEFL test has the following exam format:
|Reading||3-5 passages with 12-14 questions each||60-80 mins|
|Listening||6-9 passages with 5-6 questions||60-90 mins|
|Speaking||6 tasks||20 mins|
|Writing||2 tasks||50 mins|
There will be 10 mins break.
Paper-based TOEFL test has the following exam format:
|Reading comprehension||50 questions||55 mins|
|Listening||3 parts with 30, 8, and 12 questions||30-40 mins|
|Structure and written expression||50 questions||25 mins|
|Writing||Essay with 250-300 words||30 mins|
Who takes this test?
Generally, this test is taken by students who want to study at a higher education institution, for scholarships and certifications, and workers applying for VISA.
Where and When?
You can take a test on more than 50 dates in the year and at any test center near your location. You can retake your test as many times as you want but only once in a 12-day period. For detail about your upcoming test date and test center, please visit the official site of www.ets.org
TOEFL test fee differs according to the location. In Nepal, it cost $165. *Check official website for latest pricing.
There are many TOEFL preparation centers in Nepal but not all of them are of good quality. So, before getting enroll to the preparation classes, it is better to research that institution. It depends upon institutions to institutions about the charge on preparation fee. Besides, there are many materials regarding TOEFL on the internet. Just download it and practice.
TOEFL has the following scores pattern.
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
Here is the table that compares the scores of IELTS and TOEFL.
|IELTS Score||TOEFL Score||IELTS Description|
|8.5||115-117||Very Good User|
Who accepts TOEFL?
TOEFL score is accepted by more than 9000 institutions in more than 130 countries.
TOEFL results are available after 10 days of the test date. You will receive an email that your result has been published.
TOEFL score report is valid for 2 years to the date of issue.
For more information, please visit the site www.ets.org