TOEIC Score, Certificate, Conversion Table and Chart

    Lokesh Gupta Lokesh Gupta
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    TOEIC Score is used to judge English proficiency of candidates. Usually adds up to a scale from 10 to 990 points.  It is accepted by organizations and corporations worldwide.

    • Each candidate is allocated an individual score for listening and reading comprehension on a scale from 5 to 495 points
    • The score certificate along with the result of TOEIC 2020 is sent to the aspirants through post mail.

    • The certificate contains photo and signature of the candidate.

    • It is released within 30 days from the day of test. Check TOEIC 2020 Dates and Deadlines

    Since the proficiency level of a language keeps on changing depending on its usage, the TOEIC score is valid upto 2 years from the day of result declaration.

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    How to Get TOEIC Score Certificate?

    ETS sends the official TOEIC Score Certificate to the test takers through post within 30 days from the test day.

    • Candidates can also select “Score Display Service”.

    • This will allow them to see the result online one week before it is posted.

    • However, this service is available to selected countries.

    • If the test was conducted by any institutional partners then the scores can be accessed through them only.

    Check TOEIC Format and Content

    TOEIC Listening and Reading Test Scores

    The Listening Test and Reading Test is scored on a scale of 5 – 495 each. Total score adds up to a scale range of 10 – 990 points and are linked to CEFR level A1 to C1.

    TOEIC Score Analysis

    The listening and Reading test scores are just numbers and what those numbers represent must be known. How the scores are interpreted in proficiency level of the test taker is mentioned below:

    Score LevelPercentage ScoredProficiency Description
    905 – 99091 – 100International Professional Proficiency
    785 – 90079 – 90Working Proficiency Plus
    605 – 78061 – 78Limited Working Proficiency
    405 – 60041 – 60Elementary Proficiency Plus
    255 – 40026 – 40Elementary Proficiency
    10 – 2500 – 25Basic Proficiency

    TOEIC Score Conversion Table

    Candidates are awarded one mark for each correct answer in listening test and reading test as well. Maximum raw score can be 100 which is converted to a highest scale score of 450 using the below conversion chart of raw score to TOEIC score. Candidates can predict their scale score from their raw score with the help this chart:


    TOEIC Speaking and Writing Test Scores

    The Speaking Test and Writing Test is scored on a scale of 0 – 200 each. The tests can be taken together or separately and the result will be released accordingly. Total test is scored from 0 – 400.

    Speaking Test Score

    • Questions 1 – 9 are scored on a scale of 0 – 3.

    • Questions 10 – 11 are scored on a scale of 0 – 5.

    • Test is scored on a scale of 0 – 200.

    • Scores are associated to 8 proficiency levels.

    • Correlated to CEFRL levels of A1 to C1.

    Writing Test Scores

    • Questions 1 – 5 are scored on a scale of 0 – 3.

    • Questions 6 – 7 are scored on a scale of 0 – 5.

    • Question 8 is scored on a scale of 0 – 5.

    • The test is scored on a scale of 0 – 200.

    • Scores are associated to 9 proficiency levels.

    • Correlated to CEFRL levels of A1 to C1.

    • Multiple ETS certified raters score the responses as Human Rating.

    TOEIC Bridge Test

    The Bridge Test includes Listening Test and Reading Test which are scored on a scale of 10 – 90 respectively. The total score can be derived from adding the two scaled scores.

    • Listening Test: Scaled Score of 10 – 90

    • Reading Test: Scaled Score of 10 – 90

    • Referred to CEFRL level A1 to B1.

    TOEIC Scores to CEFRL levels A1 to C2

    The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) defines skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in any language. Its framework is broken into six levels falling into three main groups:

    A1 – A2Basic User
    B1 – B2Independent User
    C1 – C2Proficient User

    ETS carries out correlation studies between its tests score and CEFR to ensure that reliable and precise correlations are made from time to time.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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