TOEFL is an English proficiency test designed for non-native English speakers who wish to study overseas in English-speaking countries. The test was first introduced in 1964 and has since undergone many changes to ensure its effectiveness. The following points describe the TOEFL test:
- The TOEFL test is recognized by over 9,000 colleges, universities, and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the UK, the US, and many other English-speaking countries.
- Educational Testing Services (ETS) administers the TOEFL test, which is taken at various locations in India as an internet-based test.
- TOEFL scores are often a benchmark for awarding scholarships and are mandatory for various government agencies, licensing bodies, businesses, and institutions.
- The TOEFL score is valid for 2 years.