MUET – Guide 2022/2023

Published by Afterschool.my on Jan 05, 2022, 10:08 am

Have you ever heard of the term – MUET especially if you’re stepping into your pre-university days, but not sure yet what is MUET?

The Malaysian University English Test is a test of English language proficiency, largely used for university admissions in Malaysia. The test is set and run by the Malaysian Examinations Council. MUET is largely recognized in Malaysia and Singapore, with limited recognition in other countries worldwide.


Is MUET compulsory for all?


Malaysian University English Test (MUET) is a language competence test that assesses students' English language skills while they are still in pre-university in Malaysia. It is crucial in ensuring that you get accepted to the universities to which you applied.


How to register for MUET?

You can do your MUET registration in one of two ways:

1. Create an account with your chosen university.

You must register at your respective institution if you are a pre-university student. Once registration is open, you will receive an email notification.

2. For private candidates, register online.

The official website of the MPM allows private candidates to register. The complete step-by-step guide may be found here.

Keep an eye out for MUET registration deadlines.

Below is the MUET registration calendar by MPM for MUET 2022/2023

Important dates for MUET 2022/2023

How much is the MUET exam fee?

The total MUET exam fee will be approximately RM101. Here’s the price breakdown:

The MUET structure and MUET band score 

There are four components in MUET:

        Listening (800/1)

  • -Length: 30 mins
  • -45 marks
  • -15% weighting
  • -Number of questions: 20
  • Speaking (800/2)
  • -Length: 30 mins
  • -45 marks
  • -15% weighting
  • Reading (800/3)
  • -Length: 90 mins
  • -120 marks
  • -40% weighting
  • -Number of questions: 50
  • Writing (800/4)
  • -90 minutes of writing
  • -90 marks
  • -30% weighting

Below is attached how MUET is scored based on the MUET band score:

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