Learn from the Leader!

Alfa Beta has been the market leader in TOEFL instruction with several generations of the TOEFL since 1992. We are probably one of the first consultancies in Nepal to teach TOEFL courses. We are the leaders for several reasons:

  1. The Course curriculum and content: Our curriculum is world class and attuned to the typical cognitive patterns of Nepalese students.
  2. The Teachers: They are leaders in obtaining the outcomes their students need. 
  3. The Facilities: Library, Lab, Online Library, Daily assignments, online practice- what else do you need? 
  4. The Results! This is the difference between Alfa Beta and the rest of the pack. Our results are exceptional and we ensure that students get the results they need for entry into institutions worldwide.

Our Teachers

Our teachers are highly experienced. They know Nepalese students and their learning patterns.  Our teaching pedagogy is attuned to the cognitive processes of Nepalese students, yet incorporates cutting edge teaching methodology. The course curriculums and content are excellent and have been compiled by our Academic Manager Mr. Tuk Rumba who is a renowned instructor in South Asia.

TOEFL iBT Test Center: Our test center is one of the first in the nation and has administered  glitch-free tests for more than a decade.

The Facilities

Get the best of value added facilities at Alfa Beta. Spend the day in the library with world class resources and helpful library staff. Practice in the lab with state-of-the-art software to maximize your chances of achieving!

Alfa Beta Online

Alfa Beta Online is a new innovation by Alfa Beta and incorporates the following:

  1. E-Mail assignments sent to students every class day
  2. E-Library with a truly vast collection of e-books and videos
  3. E-Practice Center- part of our website and a great virtual space to practice skills you have learnt in class
  4. Video Lessons- available on this site and our official YouTube channel


The TOEFL has changed since August 2019. At Alfa Beta we closely monitor changes and this means the way we structure our trainings based on content, pacing and timing have changed immediately with the TOEFL.

Comparison Between the old and New TOEFL

TOEFL Reading 3-4 passages (standard length of 3 passages)
12-14 questions per passage
60-80 minutes (standard time of 60 minutes)
Average of 1 min. 40 sec. per question
3-4 passages (standard length of 3 passages)
10 questions per passage
54-72 minutes (standard time of 54 minutes)
Average of 1 min. 48 sec. per question
TOEFL Listening 4-6 lectures, 6 questions each (standard length of 4 lectures)
2-3 conversations, 5 questions each (standard length of 3 conversations)
60-90 minutes (standard time of 60 minutes)
Average of 35 sec per question (excluding time spent listening to audio tracks)
3-4 lectures, 6 questions each (standard length of 3 lectures)
2-3 conversations, 5 questions each (standard length of 2 conversations)
41-57 minutes (standard time of 41 minutes)
Average of 35 sec per question (excluding time spent listening to audio tracks)
TOEFL Speaking 6 tasks
2 TOEFL Independent Speaking tasks
4 TOEFL Integrated Speaking tasks
20 minutes
4 tasks
1 TOEFL Independent Speaking task
3 TOEFL Integrated Speaking tasks
17 minutes
TOEFL Writing 2 tasks
50 minutes of response time
2 tasks
50 minutes of response time
Whole test 3.5 hours 3 hours



The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.

Alfa Beta is the authorized TOEFL iBT test center.


Section Time limit Questions Tasks
Reading 60-80 Minutes 36–56 Questions Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.
Listening 60–90 minutes 34-51 Questions Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions
Break 10 Minutes - -
Speaking 20 Minutes 6 Tasks Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing 50 Minutes 2 Tasks Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.


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