Join Test Takers from Singapore for the Indonesian Language Proficiency Try-out Test (UKBI)

Singapore (28 July 2015) – On 30 July 2015, aspiring Indonesian language learners are encouraged to take the UKBI try-out as they continue their learning journey. This try-out is collaboration among LIA (Learn Indonesian Asia), the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, and the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture. It is the first in Singapore offered to both native speakers and non-native speakers of Indonesian language.

For this try-out, test takers will have to complete three sections (listening, reading comprehension, and reading) out of the five sections tested in the actual test. After which they will receive an estimated score within one week.

As a part of this try-out, the officials from Indonesia will conduct a briefing session on UKBI. These experts will be available to answer questions including preparation tips, how to register for the test and grade benchmarking.

“For non-native speakers, UKBI can be used to measure their proficiency in Indonesian language and for native speakers, UKBI is beneficial to nurture the love of the language”, commented Professor Ismunandar, the Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore.

About the UKBI – UKBI is a test of Indonesian language proficiency equivalent to TOEFL, recognized by the Indonesian government. More information is available on UKBI website at

About LIA – Learn Indonesian Asia has been coaching Indonesian language and cultural training to corporate clients and private individuals since 2004. Our anchor clients include Public Services Department, UOB, MOE, MINDEF, MFA, Singapore Cancer Foundation, and many other local and foreign companies.


Endina Widartama – Phone: (65) 3112 2234