TOEIC® Listening and Reading

TOEIC® Listening and Reading certification offers an international standard for measuring and determining the English-language skills of non-native speakers in daily life and the global workplace. The tests use common everyday vocabulary, phrases and key expressions that reflect and describe everyday tasks.

Why choose TOEIC® Listening and Reading?

  • Listening skills are important for face-to-face communication, meetings, videoconferencing, podcasts and telephone conversations between colleagues and with customers.
  • Reading skills are necessary for dealing with email, reports, newsletters and other forms of everyday correspondence in the workplace.
  • TOEIC® helps businesses train, develop and promote the best qualified employees, who can interact effectively with colleagues and clients around the world.
  • In the recruitment process, TOEIC® saves time and resources by showing immediately who has the skills to communicate effectively in the international workplace.
  • TOEIC® gives added value to the training and development programmes of language schools.
  • It gives job seekers and employees a competitive advantage.
  • It enables universities to better prepare students for today’s international workplace.
  • It helps individuals enhance their value and succeed in the global job market.
  • Governments use the TOEIC® Listening and Reading test and the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests as a valid accreditation when making decisions for immigration and naturalisation purposes.
  • Visa applicants can use TOEIC® to support their case in immigration decisions.

TOEIC® Listening and Reading test format

The TOEIC® test is a paper-and-pencil, multiple-choice assessment. There are two separately timed sections of 100 questions each.

Section I: Listening
Test takers listen to a variety of questions and short conversations recorded in English, then answer questions based on what they have heard.
Section II: Reading
Test takers read a variety of materials and respond at their own pace to questions based on the content.


Name of each part

Number of questions

Listening section (45 minutes)








Short conversations



Short talks


Reading section (75 minutes)


Incomplete sentences



Text completion



Reading comprehension
Single passage
Double passage


Total time: 2 hours
Registration process

Register online at:
Alternatively, download the application, print and complete the form, and send it to us with your payment and the following documents:

  • Payment slip
  • Two passport-size colour photographs
  • A photocopy of your passport.

Send your application to:
Knowledge Merchandising,
66- 1/1, Galle Road,
Dehiwela North,
Sri Lanka.

You cannot choose your test centre as this will be automatically allocated based on the address given in the application form. We will email an admission card to you.

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