School Holidays in Malaysia 2020

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The Ministry of Education (MOE) determines the school holidays in Malaysia. It is usually released at the end of the academic year and is followed by all schools in Malaysia.
The school holidays differ depending on the location. The MOE has split it into two sections (Kumpulan A & B).

Kumpulan A
Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu, Johor
Kumpulan A states have Friday and Saturday as their weekend.

Kumpulan B
Perlis, Penang, Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Labuan, Sabah & Sarawak
Kumpulan A states have Saturday and Sunday as their weekend.

Note: When a national holiday is not mentioned, means it’s already included in a school break period of time (ex. Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday, Arafat Day, Christmas Day)

School Holidays in Malaysia 2020

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

New Year’s Day01-01-2020National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
YDPB Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday14-01-2020Negeri Sembilan
Sultan of Kedah’s Birthday25-01-2020Kedah
Chinese New Yearfrom 19-10-2019National
Chinese New Year Holiday26-01-2020National
Chinese New Year Holiday27-01-2020National except Johor & Kedah
Federal Territory Day01-02-2020Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya
Thaipusam08-02-2020Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya & Selangor
Installation of Sultan Terengganu04-03-2020Terengganu
Term 1 School holidaysfrom 13-03-2020
to 21-03-2020
Section Kumpulan A
Term 1 School holidaysfrom 14-03-2020
to 22-03-2020
Section Kumpulan B
Israk and Mikraj22-03-2020Kedah, Negeri Sembilan & Perlis
Sultan of Johor’s Birthday23-03-2020Johor
Israk and Mikraj Holiday23-03-2020Negeri Sembilan & Perlis
Good Friday10-04-2020Sabah & Sarawak
Declaration of Melaka as a Historical City15-04-2020Melaka
Awal Ramadan24-04-2020Johor, Kedah & Melaka
Sultan of Terengganu’s Birthday26-04-2020Terengganu
Awal Ramadan Holiday26-04-2020John & Kedah
Labour Day01-05-2020National
Labour Day Holiday03-05-2020Johor & Kedah
Hari Hol Pahang07-05-2020Pahang
Wesak Day07-05-2020National
Nuzul Al-Quran10-05-2020National except Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri, Sembilan, Sabah & Sarawak
Nuzul Al-Quran Holiday11-05-2020Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Putrajaya & Selangor
Mid-Year School holidaysfrom 22-05-2020
to 06-06-2020
Section Kumpulan A
Mid-Year School holidaysfrom 23-05-2020
to 07-06-2020
Section Kumpulan B
Hari Raya Aidilfitri24-05-2020National
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday25-05-2020National
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday26-05-2020National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan & Terengganu
Harvest Festival Holidayfrom 30-05-2020 to 31-05-2020Labuan & Sabah
Hari Gawai02-06-2020Sarawak
Agong’s Birthday06-06-2020National
Agong’s Birthday Holiday07-06-2020Kelantan & Terengganu
Georgetown World Heritage City Day07-07-2020Penang
Penang Governor’s Birthday11-07-2020Penang
Raja Perlis’ Birthday17-07-2020Perlis
Sarawak Day22-07-2020Sarawak
Term 2 School holidaysfrom 24-07-2020
to 01-08-2020
Section Kumpulan A
Term 2 School holidaysfrom 25-07-2020
to 02-08-2020
Section Kumpulan B
Hari Raya Haji Holiday02-08-2020Kelantan & Terengganu
Awal Muharram20-08-2020National
Merdeka Day31-08-2020National
Malaysia Day16-09-2020National
Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar24-09-2020Johor
Sabah Governor’s Birthday03-10-2020Sabah
Melaka Governor’s Birthday09-10-2020Melaka
Sarawak Governor’s Birthday10-10-2020Sarawak
Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday29-10-2020National
Sultan of Perak’s Birthday06-11-2020Perak
Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday Holidayfrom 11-11-2020
to 12-11-2020
Deepavali14-11-2020National except Sarawak
Deepavali Holiday15-11-2020Kelantan & Terengganu
Year-End School holidaysfrom 20-11-2020
to 31-12-2020
Section Kumpulan A
Year-End School holidaysfrom 21-11-2020
to 31-12-2020
Section Kumpulan B

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