Written by Administrator on 16 June 2010.

What is TOEFL ITP?

The TOEFL Institutional Testing Program (ITP) tests English proficiency at the intermediate to advanced levels. It is composed of previously administered TOEFL paper-based tests.

The exam uses an academic context to evaluate nonnative speakers ' skills in

  • Listening Comprehension
  • Structure and Written Expression
  • Reading

Who Should Use TOEFL ITP?


TOEFL ITP provides a convenient and affordable assessment of English language proficiency for:

  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • English-language programs
  • Governments
  • Agencies

TOEFL ITP is ideal for your program because it is:

  • Reliable, based on the TOEFL test, the most trusted English-language assessment in the world.
  • Available on demand. YOU choose your test date.
  • Convenient. You use YOUR OWN facilities and staff to administer the test and return the materials to ETS for accurate scoring.
  • Flexible, containing multiple test forms, allowing you to test throughout the year.
  • Quick to deliver scores, doing so approximately three to seven days after score sheets are received.
  • An accurate predictor of performance on the secure TOEFL test.
  • Helpful in determining academic readiness and development needs.
  • Motivational for students wishing to improve their English proficiency.
  • TOEFL® ITP consists of previously administered TOEFL paper-based tests.

It evaluates nonnative English speakers ' skills in three areas, for academic purposes

  • Listening Comprehension — measures the ability to understand English, including short and long conversations and short talks or lectures
  • Structure and Written Expression — measures the ability to recognize standard written English
  • Reading — measures the ability to read and understand short passages at the university level



Number of Questions

Admin. Time

Score Scale

Listening Comprehension


35 minutes

31 — 68

Structure and Written Expression


25 minutes

31 — 68



55 minutes

31 — 67



115 minutes

93 — 203