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Educational Testing Service Invites Applications for TOEFL Scholarships 2015

Applications are invited by  Educational Testing Service (ETS)  for Test of English as a Foreign Language ( TOEFL) Scholarships  for students to start an undergraduate or graduate degree program for the academic session 2015. Scholarship Details: Ten scholarships valued at US$7,000 each are available. Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this award, candidate must: Reside in India. Start an undergraduate or graduate degree program between August 2014 and December 2015 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL destination search . ...

TOEFL scholarships to be awarded to 10 meritorious Indian students

Ten meritorious students from India will be awarded the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scholarships, according to a recent announcement by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The scholarship is granted annually to Indian students with demonstrated academic records, outstanding English communication as well as leadership skills. They must also be adept at all-round extracurricular activities, especially community service. Candidates need to also possess innovative ideas as reflected in their essays. To qualify for the scholarship, candidates need a grade point average...

TOEFL Program celebrates English Language Day

The TOEFL ® program will celebrate English Language Day on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by offering significant savings on the best-selling TOEFL ® Practice Online (TPO). From April 17-May 4, test takers will receive a 33 percent discount on TOEFL Practice Online, an official TOEFL practice test that simulates the TOEFL iBT ® testing experience and offers same-day scores and feedback on all four skills measured on the test-reading, listening, speaking and writing. Test takers are able to purchase the limited discounted test prep only at www.ets.org/toeflpractice by...

Free Propell Workshop for the TOEFL iBT Test in Cochin, India

Cochin (December 02, 2013) Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the  TOEFL ®   test is pleased to announce the upcoming Propell ®  workshop taking place in Cochin, India, on December 5, 2013. The Propell workshop is a one-day professional development program designed to help English-language teachers meet the challenges of teaching English to students as a second language. Using examples from the Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing sections of the TOEFL iBT® test, the workshop provides instructional techniques and strategies for applying...

ETS experts share the latest information on the TOEFL® and GRE® tests at upcoming student fairs in India

India (November 14, 2013) - Experts from Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEFL ® and GRE ® tests , will participate in the upcoming QS World Tour student fairs in India over the next few weeks. The November and December events will take place in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. Test takers will be able to learn about the latest information regarding the TOEFL test, the most widely accepted academic English-language assessment used for undergraduate and graduate admissions worldwide, and the GRE ® revised General Test,...

Qualifying examinations for higher education in United States at a glance

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) : SAT is an undergraduate (UG) examination, required for admissions to a majority of colleges and universities in the United States of America (USA), as well as to certain colleges in Canada and Singapore. It consists of critical reading, writing and mathematics. The maximum score for SAT is 2400. The examination consists of a different writing section on 12. The fees required are US$105. SAT can be taken by a student multiple times and they can send their best scores. SAT subject tests are required by few universities under Ivy League as well as other...

New TOEFL test dates declared

In some Indian cities the new TOEFL iBT test dates have been declared as August 10, 16 and 31 and September 7, 13 and 27. ETS has decided to introduce a fee waiver just for the August 10 test date as it is the closest test date, which will require a late fee. Candidates can register through phone by calling at India call center 91-124-4147700 from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5.30 pm. However, the fee waiver will be available only at the call center and not online.   Students can log into the ETS website i.e. www.ets.org/toefl/register , check availability and...

21 Indian students awarded TOEFL Scholarship

21 Indian students have been awarded “ Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) scholarships by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), at an awards function held in the capital city of New Delhi on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The TOEFL scholarship program grants recognition to Indian students who have a good academic track record and take part in various extracurricular activities like community service. Compared to 2012, there is a 92% escalation in the total number of applications received in 2013 for this program, as per sources from ETS. A scholarship of the...

India witnesses a surge in percentage of TOEFL takers

As per the data released by Educational testing Service (ETS), the percentage of people taking TOEFL exam in India has witnessed a surge of 7% in 2012 in comparison to 2011. In 2012, 67% of male candidates and 33% of female candidates took TOEFL test in India. 22.9 years was the total mean age for TOEFL test takers in India last year.   Other countries are also exhibiting the same trend. As per the ETS officials, the growth in the number of people taking test in the past 7 years consecutively has been impressive. Last year, TOEFL was taken by students from about 180...

Tips for TOEFL writing section

Integrated Writing Tasks Find a textbook that includes questions about the material at the end of chapters and practice writing answers to the questions. Read an article that is about 300-400 words long. Make an outline that includes the major points and important details of the article. Use an outline to write a summary of the information and ideas. Summaries should be brief and clearly communicate only the major points and important details. Be sure to paraphrase using different words and grammatical structures. Find listening and reading materials on a single topic on the...

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