ielts and toefl

TOEFL and IELTS both are English proficiency tests are accepted by most universities across the world. The scores achieved from these tests are considered evidence of the English language skills of a student. IELTS test is the most accepted one, but certain universities have a preference so better check some key factors before you choose one.

There is always a situation of dilemma among the students when they go for an English proficiency test. This problem can be much easier to solve if you keep certain points in your mind while choosing one for yourself.

IELTS offers you both paper-based and computer-based tests. Whereas TOEFL provides only a computer-based test. Easiness depends upon the mode you are more comfortable with. If you are more comfortable with Computer Based Test then TOEFL is for you and if you prefer a pen-paper test then you can go for IELTS.

The validity of both IELTS and TOEFL is 2 years from the date of the exam, but when we talk about the acceptance of the test across the world there is a significant difference between these two tests. IELTS is more popular and accepted than the TOEFL test. The major countries accepting IELTS are Germany, Canada, USA, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, and Australia whereas the major countries accepting TOEFL are USA, New Zealand, Canada, and France.

IELTS is divided into two modules: Academic and General and the mode of the exam can be paper-based or computer-based. The test price is around 15000 INR. At the same time, the test price for TOEFL is 13000 INR which is subject to change anytime and varies from place to place.

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