Malaysia Primary and Secondary School Holidays - Year 2012


The official school holidays for public and government primary/secondary/pre-university schools/institutes in Malaysia for year 2012 are listed below. The academic year usually starts around early January at the beginning of each calendar year and is divided into 2 terms(semesters). School year 2012 starts on Tuesday, 3 January 2012 for Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states, and one day later on Wednesday, 4 January 2012 for the rest of Malaysia*. Similarly, term vacations start one day earlier in the three aforementioned states than in the others. This information is based on advice published by the Ministry of Education (MOE), or Kementarian Pelajaran, Malaysia.

* These include the states of Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johore, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, and the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya.
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Term 1 Vacations

Mid-term and mid-year breaks


For Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states:
Friday, 9 March - Saturday, 17 March, Year 2012
Friday, 25 May - Saturday, 9 June, Year 2012

For KL, Johore, Melaka, Penang and rest of Malaysia:
Saturday, 10 March - Sunday, 18 March, Year 2012
Saturday, 26 May - Sunday, 10 June, Year 2012


Term 2 Vacations

Mid-term and year-end breaks


For Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states:
Friday, 17 August - Saturday, 25 August, Year 2012
Friday, 9 November - Monday, 31 December, Year 2012

For KL, Johore, Melaka, Penang and rest of Malaysia:
Saturday, 18 August - Sunday, 26 August, Year 2012
Saturday, 10 November 2012 - Tuesday, 1 January, Year 2013


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