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Malaysia Primary and Secondary School Holidays - Year 2016

The official school holidays for public and government primary/secondary/pre-university schools/institutes in Malaysia for year 2016 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 2016 starts on Sunday, 3 January 2016 for Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states, and one day later on Monday, 4 January 2016 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, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, and the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya.

Term 1 Vacations

Mid-term and mid-year breaks


For Johore, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states:
Friday, 11 March - Saturday, 19 March, Year 2016
Friday, 27 May - Saturday, 11 June, Year 2016

For KL, Melaka, Penang and rest of Malaysia:
Saturday, 12 March - Sunday, 20 March, Year 2016
Saturday, 28 May - Sunday, 12 June, Year 2016


Term 2 Vacations

Mid-term and year-end breaks


For Johore, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu states:
Friday, 9 September - Saturday, 17 September, Year 2016
Friday, 25 November - Saturday, 31 December, Year 2016

For KL, Melaka, Penang and rest of Malaysia:
Saturday, 10 September - Sunday, 18 September, Year 2016
Saturday, 26 November 2016 - Sunday, 1 January, Year 2017


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