UKBI (Uji Kemahiran Berbahasa Indonesia) is a test of Indonesian language proficiency in both oral and written. This is the only official test from Indonesian government.
UKBI tests one’s ability in listening, reading comprehension, writing, speaking. UKBI also tests one’s comprehension on Indonesian grammar usage.
UKBI tests the usage of Indonesian language in different modes of communication and language style. They can range from informal daily conversation to formal written communication used in media, public, textbooks, etc.
All Indonesian language speakers, both native and non-native speakers.
What are the structures of UKBI?
There are five sections in UKBI; multiple choice questions (Sections I, II, and III), writing (Section IV), and listening (Section V). The details are on the following table:
|Section I Listening||40||25 minutes|
|Section II Reading Comprehension||25||20 minutes|
|Section III Reading||40||45 minutes|
|Section IV Writing||1||30 minutes|
|Section V Speaking||1||15 minutes|
Please refer to the below grading system (out of 900 points).