TOEFL and IELTS comparison

(Last Updated On: October 12, 2017)

TOEFL and IELTS comparison

TOEFL and IELTS comparison

TOEFL and IELTS comparison

There are many students who are confused between TOEFL and IELTS, Which exam should i take ?

In this Post i will give you an Idea as which will be more suitable for you and basic knowledge about both.

First let us talk about TOEFL



Full form of TOEFL-Test of English as a Foreign Language is standard test which is required by majority of educational institutions in America.
More than 10,000 institutions and agencies around the world accept TOEFL Test Scores.
The TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the internet, is offered more than 50 times a year at ETS-authorized test centers throughout the world.
This comes in two variants
  • IBT -Internet Based Test
  • Paper Based Test

As name suggest IBT is computer based and other is written format on paper.

Which TOEFL you should take ?

I prefer suggesting IBT-Internet Base Test because major universities prefer IBT .

What is the Cost of TOEFL BOOKING ?

If you are booking TOEFL than it will cost you around US$ 180 to $ 220




Full form of IELTS -International English Language Testing System is standard test which is required by majority of educational institutions in European Countries.
Major Student Interest is United Kingdom accepts IELTS.

An IELTS certificate is recognised as evidence of proficiency in English by more than 10,000 education and training providers worldwide. Some universities in non-English speaking countries require an IELTS score, where courses are taught in English.

Canadian Government also ask for IELTS result for Express Entry.
There are two modules of the IELTS:
  • Academic Module and
  • General Training Module
In IELTS you will be seated infront of Real Person and he will evaluate your skills.

What is the cost of IELTS Booking ?

If you are booking IELTS than it will cost you around US$ 215 or ₹ Rs.11800/- approx.

– $215 approx



Which One you should take ?


  • If you are planning for America then go for TOEFL .
  • If you are Planning for any European Countries go for IELTS.
  • If you are confused where to go?
Than take IELTS because it is accepted in American Universities also accepts it.

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Thank for reading.- TOEFL and IELTS comparison
Do tell us in comments which exam you are taking.
Best of luck


TOEFL and IELTS comparison