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Australia Allows TOEFL Scores for All Visas

Published on : May 10, 2024

Educational Testing Services (ETS) announced a big decision on Australia visa approval. In a press conference held on May 6, 2024, ETS said that TOEFL will now be accepted for visa applications. With the ETS announcement, TOEFL scores for tests taken on or after May 5, 2024, will be considered as valid for all Australian visas.

The TOEFL score was suspended from July 2023. The Australian Department of Home Affairs was reviewing the matter.

The acceptance of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for Australian visas will have a strong impact on Indians. Especially those looking to study in Australia or work in Australia. TOEFL is a standard benchmark for Indians who are aiming to live in Australia. The TOEFL iBT is the accepted and respected test for language skill skills.

The TOEFL test has faced several challenges and various changes have been made. The test duration has been down to 2 hours. The aspirants can see their official scores release date after finishing the test.

The TOEFL iBT is an assessment test to check English language skill. TOEFL is recognised by more than 160 countries. The visa applicants are judged on the basis of their English proficiency. They are assessed in the 4 modules of - listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Widely accepted by English-speaking countries, TOEFL is recognized by the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. TOEFL is an important tool for students and professionals globally.

The TOEFL is a standardized test to measure students’ aptitude in English language. More than 1.2 lakh Indian students studied in Australia last year. All the students whose native language is not English can appear for the TOEFL iBT as proof of their ability in English.

The students have got relief after the TOEFL iBT score acceptance announcement. Students and professionals’ profiles will get a boost with good TOEFL iBT scores. TOEFL is a critical examination for Indian students and work professionals. However, proper preparation and practice is the key to crack the examination. People achieving 100-110 on TOEFL are considered good scorers.

Australia offers quality education and diverse job opportunities to people. Indians are increasingly choosing Australian Universities to study abroad. Many Australian universities find their place among the Top 100 Global Universities in the world. Along with offering high class education, Australia offers post work opportunities for students that are very lucrative. The option to stay back as a skilled worker attracts more students to choose Australia.

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Topics: Australia




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