TOEFL known as "Test of English as a Foreign Language"is the English language proficiency of non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in U.S. universities. TOEFL has become an admission requirement for non-native An adequate TOEFL score is often a criteria for awarding a scholarship.
Almost all the universities in the United States and Canada require TOEFL scores from each applicant. The test is also used by institutions in other countries where English is the language of Instruction. The TOEFL tests the ability to understand North American English. A TOEFL score is valid for 2 years.
TOEFL test is a prerequisite for admission into colleges and universities where English is a lingua franca i.e., native or official language. Besides admissions, many licensing, government, and certification agencies and exchange and scholarship programs use TOEFL scores to evaluate the English proficiency of people for whom English is not their native language.
The test has four sections-