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Kuching
259 km

British Council - The Meeting Place

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - The Meeting Place Kuching

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - The Meeting Place Kuching (UKVI test location)

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British Council - The Meeting Place (UKVI test location)

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - The Meeting Place Kuching

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Sibu
288 km

British Council - RH Hotel

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - Methodist Pilley Institute

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Miri
481 km

British Council Kuala Lumpur - Riam Technology Institute Miri

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British Council - Imperial Hotel

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - Riam Technology Institute Miri

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British Council - Curtin University Miri

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Johor Bahru
709 km

British Council Kuala Lumpur - Sunway College, Johor Bahru

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - PEOPLElogy Johor

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - Sunway College, Johor Bahru

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - Sunway College, Johor Bahru (UKVI test location)

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British Council - Sunway College Johor Bahru

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British Council Kuala Lumpur - PEOPLElogy Johor

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Other test centres in or nearby Malaysia

  • IDP Education - Kuching (UKVI test location)
  • IDP Education - Methodist Pillay Institute Kuching
  • IDP Education - Sunway College Kuching
  • IDP Education - RIAM Kuching
  • IDP Education - Sigma Education - Pontianak
  • There is one British Council test centre in Malaysias capital Kuala Lumpur. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Malaysia was 6.89. According to our database, there are 29 universities in Malaysia that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Malaysia is 5.8.

    What can you imagine when the modern world mixes with the developing world? Probably something has beautiful as Malaysia. Malaysia has a cultural and historical blend that has made it something of a treasure in Southeast Asia. And, when someone says, “historical blend”, in Southeast Asia, that has got make you hungry. After all, such a combination can only mean one thing: delicious food to make you go wild. Lately, too, universities in Malaysia have started introducing English-taught Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes. Students come from everywhere to join in their classes, living long-term in a place that most people only dream of. Imagine you’re on a dating site, and the first question is: are you a fan of the beach and lovely weather? You answered, yes, but then, instead of sending you out on an awkward date, you’ve been sent to Malaysia. Not bad! Recently, the Malaysian government has instituted the main body that oversees higher education there. Now, almost all of the universities in Malaysia have been accredited and certified to offer high-quality Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. So, you can be sure that, once you’re there, your degree will compel you to success, and still offer you the unique education that you’d hope for in such a magical place. In Malaysia, their long history of art, literature, and music has made it an interesting place to pursue topics related to their local culture. At the same time, however, Malaysia has also become a strong, vibrant place for technology and business innovation, allowing young Bachelor’s and Master’s students to find their calling in a place that suits their career goals.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Malaysia, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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    Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Malaysia

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Malaysia?

    The IELTS test in Malaysia costs MYR 795. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Malaysia?

    First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Malaysia can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Malaysia?

    If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Malaysia. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

    Which test center in Malaysia is the best to take the IELTS exam?

    There is no "best test center" in Malaysia , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Malaysia to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Malaysia?

    IELTS exams in Malaysia are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Malaysia on the official IELTS registration website .

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