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Japanese Language Proficiency Test

What is the JLPT?


Over time, test applicants have become more diverse, and use of JLPT results has expanded from skill measurement to include employment screening and evaluation for promotions and pay raises as well as use as a form of qualification. Many outstanding suggestions for improvement were also submitted by a wide variety of individuals around the world.

Advantage of JLPT


JLPT certificates offer various advantages, ranging from recognition as academic credit and graduation certification at schools to preferential treatment at companies and acknowledgement of qualification in society.



The JLPT will be held worldwide to evaluate and certify proficiency in Japanese of non-native speakers.


JLPT in Malaysia

Please refer to: 

Test Center

Test Centre Host Institution
Kuala Lumpur The Japanese Language Society of Malaysia
jlsm.enquiries@gmail.com / (03) 6259 7180/ 8180
Penang Penang Japanese Language Society
casee343ster@gmail.com  / (04) 226 5908 or 010-399 1903
Ipoh Perak Malaysian-Japanese Friendship Society
pkmjfs@yahoo.ca  / (05) 253 7530
Kota Kinabalu Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
oike_ums@yahoo.co.jp / (088) 320 000 ext 5078
Johor Bahru Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
jlpt@utm.my / (07) 553 3139