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TOEFL Results

  • The TOEFL scores and results are published online.
  • The candidate is informed about the publication.
  • The result comes out around 13 days after taking the test.
  • The printed score reports are sent to the addresses provided.
  • The score scale lies between 0 and 120.

TOEFL Score Scale

The scale is from 0 to 120 points. The four sections—Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing—contain a scale of 0-30 each. These 4 section points are combined to get the final score. The reading and listening sections are evaluated first. The writing and speaking sections are evaluated after.

The whole process is given 250 minutes. A break is also given in between. Not all the sections are scored out of 30. Speaking questions are scored on 4, and the marks is then converted. Same is the case with the writing section. It is scored out of 5 initially.

TOEFL Results

The results are usually out after 10 days of giving your exam. You shall receive your results in your mail. You can also find it online. Login into the official website. Click on view result to check your result.

How to view TOEFL results?

  1. Your score will be posted online within 10 days of giving your exam
  2. Log in to the official website.
  3. Enter your ETS I number and click on view score.
  4. You can then check your score.
  5. You will also receive an email with your score.

TOEFL Score Cancellation

They give you can opt to cancel your scores. The option of canceling the scores is made available after the completion of the test. The resume of the candidate would not get affected by the cancellation of the scores. A fee is required for the cancellation of the scores. Note that the test fee, paid during registration would not be provided.

The fee for score cancellation is US$60 which must be paid before the next exam registration. There are a few steps that you must follow. Login into their official website and click upcoming tests. You will find it on the home page. Select the test appointment you want to cancel and click update.

TOEFL Score Review

A score review is when the candidate’s reading and writing scores get re-graded by new reviewers. Note that listening and speaking scores cannot be reviewed. There is a fee that is charged for doing so. If ETS does change your mark, you will get a refund. This happens very rarely.

The review is done by new raters. The fee charged for review is around US$160 if you want both the sections reviewed. If only one section requires review, you need to pay US$80. Once the review is done, your new score shall become the official score. Keep in mind that your score can also drop due to some mistakes that took place earlier.

Additional Score report for TOEFL

The candidate can send the TOEFL score to as many institutions as possible. You can ask for additional score reports for TOEFL. The additional score reports can be ordered online. Every extra report costs $19 each. Your scores will be valid for 2 years.

Online mode of reporting

  1. Open the TOEFL official website.
  2. Login with your ETS account
  3. Select “send additional score”
  4. The recipient shall receive it within 3 days
  5. Wait for at least 7-10 after the mailing date in US and 4-6 weeks for places outside the US.

TOEFL score validity

TOEFL scores are valid for 2 years. There is no limitation as to how many times you want to take the test. Keep in mind that there should be a gap of 12 days between two tests. TOEFL has no pass marks. The universities and colleges usually keep their own score requirements.

TOEFL score verification

ETS gives an option for score verification. You need to scan the score report. Send the scanned report to online verification.  Various secure online portals are available for the safe and secure verification of scores. One of them is: [email protected],GRE.

TOEFL percentile

TOEFL Score

Percentile

120

100

116

99

112

97

108

93

104

88

100

81

96

74

92

67

88

59

84

51

80

44

76

37

72

31

68

25

64

20

60

16

56

13

52

10

48

8

44

6

40

4

36

3

32

2

28

1

24

1

20

0

16

0

12

0

8

0

4

0

0

0

 

FAQs

 

1.How are the TOEFL sections marked?

Reading 0–3

Listening 0–30

Speaking 0–30

Writing 0–30

 

2. What does my score report contain?

Your score report includes scores for each test section, a total score and performance feedback about what test takers at your score level can typically do

 

3. How many days does it take to receive the test result?

It takes about 10 days for the result to be out.

 

4. Can I find my results online?

Yes, you can find your results online, on the official website.

 

5. What is the information required to check my results online?

You need to know your ETS score to check your result online.

 

6. Does the test contain MCQs? If yes, what’s their score range?

Yes, most of the reading questions are multiple-choice questions format containing 1 raw point each.

 

7. Can I send my result for verification

Yes, you can send your score for verification.

 

8. Is the amount refunded after verification?

The amount is refunded is there is any change in the score.

 

9. What are the chances of change after score verification?

ETS are very careful with their score valuation, and hence only rarely the score changes.

 

10. For how many years are the TOEFL scores valid?

TOEFL scores are valid for 2 years.

 

11. How many times can I write the TOEFL exam?

You can write the TOEFL exam as many times as you want, but each test should have a gap of 12 days

 

12. Can I choose my own test location?

Yes, you can choose your own test location, as per your convenience.

 

13. Which universities accept TOEFL paper-based in the USA?

Almost all North American universities accept TOEFL. Many universities like Harvard University, Hofstra University, Howard University, Idaho State University, Samford University, Stanford University clearly accept the TOEFL PDF.

 

14. How will I receive my result?

You will receive your result in my email.

 

15. How are my speaking responses scored?

The recorded answers are sent to ETS where some certified human raters score you from 0 to 4. The average score of the 4 tasks is then calculated on a range of 0 to 30. They see the effectiveness of your communication and your ability to perform the given tasks.

 


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