|1||Purpose/Intent||The TOEFL IBT measures skills in reading, listening, speaking and writing, and requires you to combine 2 or more of these skills to respond to a question.||The TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT) measures how well you read, listen and write in English. Writing skills are measured with the TWE.|
Structure and Written Expression
|2.1(A)||Reading||Range of vocabulary is tested and new task has also been included in TOEFL IBT that is to categorize information and fill in chart/complete summary.||It measures the ability to understand non-technical reading material.|
|(B)||Time||60-100 minutes||30 minutes|
|(D)||Score||0-30||31 to 68|
Passages are more cumbersome or difficult in IBT.
2 tasks to express an opinion on a familiar topic; 4 tasks to speak based on what is read and listened to.
|There is no speaking test.|
|(D)||Score Scale||0-4 points converted to 0-30 score scale||-|
|2.3(A)||Writing||This section has two sections
Task 1 independent Task-Support/Give an opinion.
Example: Govt should try and improve roads and national highways rather than improving on public transportation
Integrated-In this task you have to listen and based on that some questions are given that you have to write.
|There is only one independent task.|
|(B)||Time||50 minutes||30 minutes|
|(C)||Scores||0-5 points converted to 0-30 score scale||31 to 68|
|2.4(A)||Listening||4-6 lectures, some with classroom discussion; each 3-5 minutes long; 6 questions each. 2-3 conversations; each 3 minutes long; 5 questions each. It also contains integrated speaking section||It does not contain integrated listening section.|
|(B)||Time||60-90 minutes||30-40 min|
|3||Structure Section||There is no Grammar Section||Grammar section is there in PBT|
|4||Total Time||4 hours||3 hours|
|5||Performance Feedback||It is provided in TOEFL IBT on test taker report||Not provided.|
|6||Fees||It varies from country to country. For more details please click to*||The fees is around $150|
|Strenuous Test||TOEFL IBT is difficult task as compared to TOEFL PBT||It is bit easy|
Listening 0 to 30
Reading 0 to 30
Speaking 0 to 30
Writing 0 to 30
Listening Comprehension: 31 to 68
Structure/Written Expression: 31 to 68
|Total Score 120||
Reading Comprehension: 31 to 68
Total: 310 to 677