Many Indians migrate to the second largest country, Canada, for their higher studies because of less pricing in education and living, education brand, Work permit after graduation, and a Secure Environment. Many professionals are willing to migrate to Canada for work because of its relatively easy procedures to get permanent residency.

If you are also applying to study abroad, you will have to clear either of these three courses- IELTS/ TOFEL/ PTE. In this article, we are telling you about everything regarding the TOFEL test. To know everything about them, read our article till the end.

Documentation required for study abroad

To study abroad, you might be asked to provide some documents. Once again, requirements may vary depending on the country and the university, but international students are often asked to provide the following:

  • Passport photos for identification
  • A statement of purpose
  • CV/résumé
  • Academic references/ letters of recommendation
  • Certificate of your secondary education
  • Proof of English-language proficiency (e.g. a TOEFL or IELTS certificate, for schools in English-speaking countries), or another language test
  • Admissions test results (e.g. GMAT/GRE results, for graduate programs)

Now we are telling you about TOFEL Test.


This exam is mostly undertaken by students who are planning to pursue higher education abroad. To appear for the TOEFL test would also allow students to be eligible for many scholarships and also help students and candidates looking for employment abroad with their visa application process.

This test of English is a standardized test that is compulsory to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. It is accepted by above 11,000 universities and many other institutions all around the world. TOEFL is one of several major English-language tests in the world, including IELTS, Cambridge Assessment English, and Trinity College London exams.

The TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) measures all 4 academic English skills, and these are – reading, listening, speaking, and writing. The TOEFL iBT test has been introduced in phases, within the United States, Canada, France, Germany, and Italy in 2005 and thin e rest of the world in 2006, with test centers added regularly.


This section consists of questions on 3-4 passages, each approximately 700 words in length and with 10 questions. The passages are usually on academic topics; generally, might be found in an undergraduate university textbook.


This section consists of questions on 2-3 conversations with 5 questions each, and 3-4 lectures with 6 questions each. Every conversation is 2.5–3 minutes and lectures are 4.5-5.5 minutes in length.


This section consists of questions on 2-3 conversations with 5 questions each, and 3-4 lectures with 6 questions each. Every conversation is 2.5–3 minutes and lectures are 4.5-5.5 minutes in length.


This section measures a test taker’s ability to write in an academic setting and consists of two tasks: one integrated and one independent. In this task, test-takers read a passage on an academic topic and then listen to a speaker discuss it.

Reading: 3-4 passages, and each containing 10 questions: 54–72 minutes

Listening: 5-7 passages, and each containing 5–6 questions:41–57 minutes

Speaking:4 tasks: 17 minutes

Writing:2 tasks: in 50 minutes

Mandatory break of 10 minutes in between the test.


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If you are in Canada on a visit visa and want to extend your stay, you will need to apply for visitor status. You can apply for visitor status at a Canadian immigration office from within the country. However, you should apply for a Canada visa before your existing visitor status expires. As a general rule, if you come to Canada as a ‘visitor,’ you will be granted visitor status for a duration of six months

The following factors will determine if you need a visitor visa or ETA:

  • Travel documents you plan to travel with
  • Country which issued your travel document
  • Your nationality
  • How you plan to travel to Canada for this trip

Here are some guidelines that will help Canada Tourist Visa applicants from India:

The application form: You must first download the Canada Visit Visa application form from the website of the Canadian Government. You must download the checklist of documents as well that must be submitted along with the application. The application form must be filled online. You must then click validate and take its print out.

Booking of the accommodation and flight: Sometimes, you will also have to submit copies of your accommodation and flight bookings. This is basically to offer evidence of funds.

Submission of Covering Letter along with the documents for Canada Visa: You will have to submit all the required documents along with the application form. This must include a Covering Letter that states the purpose of your visit. You must also submit evidence of funds to demonstrate that you have adequate money to support yourself during your visit to Canada.

Collecting the Visa and Passport: It usually takes around 10 to 14 working days to obtain the Canada Tourist Visa. You will have to collect your Canada Visa and Passport from the Visa Office.

You must be currently residing in Canada.

You must have a valid passport that will be valid for the duration of your trip

You must have paid the fees associated with Form IMM 5708.

You must make sure that any other permits you have (study or job) remain valid and do not conflict with your visitor permit.


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