TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)
What is the TOEFL Test?
The TOEFL test measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand English as it’s read, written, heard and spoken in the university classroom.
If you want to study at an English-speaking university or program, TOEFL test is important for you so you can be confident that when you study abroad, you’ll have the English skills you need to succeed in an academic setting. Plus, universities and organizations have been relying on the TOEFL test for more than 50 years
Prepare your exam at ICD
Classes Timings / Schedule
TOEFL preparatory classes are conducted every week
- 1 hour class in the duration of 10 A.M to 6 P.M
- Monday – Friday
- Diagnostic exam before placement into a class
- Duration depends on current language proficiency
- Saturday classes on demand
- To register for preparation classes, click here
Preparation classes cost 15000 PKR/month (including preparation material)
Online preparation portal cost 10,000 PKR (including one TOEFL Practice Test)
Books available with ICD and Pakistan’s leading bookstores to prepare for TOEFL iBT® exams. We also offer preparation classes at our Centers in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.
To order TOEFL official guide, click here
To order online preparation portal, click here.
TPO (TOEFL Practice Online)
Official practice test for the TOEFL iBT®
Complete Practice Tests
|$46||Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing||
*Result within 24 hours
*Simulates real TOEFL® iBT testing experience
*Test questions from the makers of TOEFL® iBT
*Speaking Responses scored by SpeechRater™ program(used in actual exam)
*Must have Flash v11 or higher installed on your machine to run the test
Speaking and Writing Practice Tests
Reading and Listening Practice Tests
The official practice test for the TOEFL iBT® test, using authentic past test questions, from ETS, makers of the TOEFL® test.
TOEFL® Practice Online gives you the experience of taking the real test. You can take the practice test at home, on your computer.
You get scores and performance feedback within 24 hours, for all four test sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.
Please note: Once a practice test has been completed, it cannot be retaken. For additional practice, a new practice test must be purchased.
*Institutions may request a special discount for bulk order.
Combining All 4 Skills: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing
During the test, you are asked to perform tasks that combine your English communication skills, such as:
- Read, listen and then speak in response to a question
- Listen and then speak in response to a question
- Read, listen and then write in response to a question
TOEFL iBT Test Sections
|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.|
|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.|
The test you take may include extra questions in the Reading or Listening section that do not count toward your score. These are either questions that enable ETS to make test scores comparable across administrations or new questions that help ETS determine how such questions function under actual testing conditions.
A standard English language (QWERTY) computer keyboard is used for the test. We recommend that you practice typing on a QWERTY keyboard before taking the test.
TOEFL Scores Criterion
|TOEFL iBT total score||0 – 120|
|Each section score||0 – 30|
|Each speaking question score||0 – 4 (converted to scaled score of 0 – 30)|
|Each writing question score||0 – 5 (converted to scaled score of 0 – 30)|
TOEFL® & IELTS Comparability
Based on the research reports that link TOEFL iBT® scores to IELTS scores, ETS™ developed these comparison tables to help you make informed admissions decisions.
|TOEFL® Score||IELTS Band|
|Step 1||Go to ETS link & create your online account. Then Log In using your account.|
|Step 2||· Log Into your ETS account and select Register for a Test in the left menu
· Click on TOEFL test. Click on I Agree on terms and conditions and click to continue.
· Select Pakistan and then your preferred venue Select date range – must not be more than 2 months during which you want to attempt the exam.
· Follow the instructions
· Click to “Confirm” your order and go to the payment stage.
|Step 3||· Payment of Test fee can be made either by valid Credit / Debit Card. For payment by card, please call your Bank first if your card can be used for online transactions.
· If you have problems paying a fee, please contact ICD @BUITMS helpline and we can assist in that process.
|Step 4||·Payment receipt will be generated and an Admission Ticket will be sent to you by email for an exam. Take a print and come to test center 1 hour before exam start time.
· Also bring your original valid passport or Smart ID Card issued by NADRA with a chip.
Acceptable Primary ID Documents for exams in Pakistan
Testing Within Your Country of Citizenship
The following ID documents are acceptable for admission to a test center within your country of citizenship:
- Passport with name, photograph, and signature
- SMART National Identity Card (SNIC) with name, photograph, and signature
- Note that simple Computerized CNIC is NOT acceptable.
Test taker MUST have Smart ID Card (with chip ) or a valid original passport. We do not accept copies, expired docs and any other type of Photo ID
Unable to Meet ID Requirements
If you have been granted political asylum, have refugee status or are otherwise unable to meet the ID requirements, you must contact the ETS Office of Testing Integrity (OTI) at least 7 days before you register. You must receive approval from OTI before you register. Be prepared to submit any requested documents to OTI for review. If you do not contact OTI and as a result, you are not permitted to test or your scores are held or cancelled, your test fee will not be refunded.
ETS Office of Testing Integrity (OTI)
(Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern time, except U.S. holidays)
You can reschedule or cancel your test by logging in to your TOEFL iBT® account, then click on View order” on your home page and then click on Modify or Cancel on the order summary page.
You can reschedule your test 3 days before your test day on the date which you are rescheduling will not be considered in it. There is a rescheduling fee, which should be paid in advance to reschedule it.
Role of ICD in TOEFL
Institute of Career Development is ETS™ authorized TOEFL iBT Test Center and preferred partner of ETS to conduct TOEFL exams in Pakistan.
ICD conducts exams at its centers in Karachi Lahore, Islamabad & Quetta. Below are our Test Center numbers and locations.
STN15149A – Lahore –Main Wahdat Road, Opposite Karim Block Market, Allama Iqbal Town
STN15122A – Karachi – Main Tariq Road, P.E.C.H.S Block 2, Karachi.
STN15383A– Islamabad – Victoria Heights Islamabad Express Way Near Faizabad
STN 20087A – Quetta – TOEFL Centre Quetta at BUITMS
Duration 3 hours 10 mins – 4.hours 20 mins
Type Internet Based Exam
Validity 2 Years
Score You’ll receive a score from 0 to 30 for each section and a total score of 0 to 120 for the entire test.
Acceptable For Student visa/ Immigration*
TOEFL Website www.ets.org/toefl
Test Dates 2018-19
If you want The official practice test for the TOEFL iBT® test, using authentic past test questions, from ETS™, makers of the TOEFL® test you can place your order at this link
For practice test for the TOEFL iBT® test details
- Applicants from EU member countries may continue using TOEFL iBT® test scores, as a Tier 4 visa is not required.
Non-EU applicants — degree level and higher
- Non-EU applicants for university study at degree level or above may use TOEFL iBT® test scores under the Home Office vouching provision.
Non-EU applicants — below degree level
- Applicants wishing to study below degree level, including pre-sessional and foundation courses, may only use a SELT test. The TOEFL® test cannot be used for this purpose
Acceptable for immigration processes
- TOEFL is also acceptable for immigration processes
Additional Score Reports:
You can send your score free of cost, up to 4 institutes or agencies after that it will start charging some cost on every score report. Contact ICD if you want to order additional score report or want to have replaced score report for a lost one.
Applying online for additional Score Report:
Log in to your TOEFL iBT® account and click “Order Score Reports” on your home page. Then click “TOEFL® Services” option. Pay by credit/debit card or e-check.
Online Result will be available after 15 days from your test date and it takes 4 to 6 weeks to deliver an official score report by post.