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Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ)

location_onMantin, Negeri Sembilan


School Type

Pre School, International School, Boarding School


Cambridge, Edexcel

Levels Offered

Primary, Secondary, Early Years, A-levels

Student/Teacher Ratio



Primary - Day, Secondary - Day and Boarding, A-Level - Boarding

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About Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ)

Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ) is one of the region's top international schools specifically for students aged 3 to 19 years, located in Mantin, Negeri Sembilan. Founded in 1991, KTJ aims to establish a British-style boarding school with a strong focus on holistic education, global citizenship, sustainability, and the promotion of diversity and inclusion. KTJ also would like to be as a strong focus on holistic education, global citizenship, sustainability, and the promotion of diversity and inclusion.

Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ) provides provides a high-quality education for children in Early Years and Primary Years 1 to 6. Nursery and Reception are part of KTJ’s Early Years Program, which follows the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC). Meanwhile, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 syllabus combines the English National Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar Secondary involves Forms 1 to Form 5 and Sixth Form. The syllabus is based on the English National Curriculum and it is designed to prepare students for IGCSE courses, which begin in Form 4.  

Despite the ongoing disruption to the education system caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, KTJ Form 5 students achieved outstanding IGCSE results. In 2019 to 2020, 35% of entries received an A*, an increase of 8% from the previous year. Furthermore, 36% of KTJ students received at least 7 A* or A marks, compared to 30% in the UK. In 2021, 61% of A Level entries were graded A* and 90% graded A*-B. 

KTJ combines traditional Malaysian architecture with state-of-the-art facilities while stressing sustainability on an 80-acre site. The school's facilities assist the students' intellectual, emotional, social, physical, artistic, creative, and spiritual development while highlighting its holistic approach to academic learning. 

The school is equipped with facilities as below: 

  • Subject-specific classrooms

  • Design and technology workshops and Art Studio

  • Music studios

  • The Arc Library

  • Six Form Centre

  • Purpose-built primary campus

  • Medical Centre 

  • Quarantine Centre 


The sports facilities that are provided: 

  • Athletics field

  • Badminton courts 

  • Basketball courts 

  • Climbing wall

  • Cricket field 

  • Gym 

  • Netball courts

  • Outdoor football pitch

  • Field hockey pitch 

  • Play areas

  • Swimming pools 

  • Tennis courts

  • Squash Courts 


KTJ also provides communal areas for students which are: 

  • Café 

  • Dining Hall 

  • Junior Day House 

  • Auditorium


Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ) is also known for its boarding school. The boarders will be assisted by KTJ’s experienced Houseparents and House Staff. Boarders will enjoy an extensive range of activities after school each day and during weekends. 

The facility in boarding includes:

  • Modern boarding houses

  • Modern shared bedrooms and private bedrooms for upper sixth students

  • Communal spaces (Cinema room, communal kitchen, gym equipment and private rooms for study and academic discussions). 

KTJ prepares over 60 various and exciting extra-curricular activities (ECAs). These ECAs assist students to establish a feeling of belonging, foster personal development, build resilience, and develop team spirit by supplementing classroom learning. Students can also use ECAs to develop and pursue their interests and passions, as well as to be inspired to participate in new and exciting activities.

KTJ Primary: 

  • Languages (French, Bahasa Melayu, Mandarin)
  • Arts (Arts & crafts and dance & drama)
  • Music (Recorder, music ensemble, choir, one-to-one piano and guitar tuition)
  • Science and Technology
  • Sports (Badminton, squash, table tennis, swimming, rugby, football, athletics, karate, fencing, inline skating, hockey)
  • Board games 


KTJ Secondary: 

  • Korean Drama Club
  • Film Studies
  • Debate Reunion
  • Art club
  • Islamic Society
  • Culinary club
  • Rock Band
  • Chess
  • Peer to Peer Support Group
  • Track and Field
  • Badminton (Sixth form only)
  • Preparation for medics (Sixth form only)
  • PTPI student chapters (Sixth form only)
  • Economic and Finances Club (Sixth form only)
  • Law Applications (Sixth form only)
  • Forensics (Sixth form only)
  • Online Yoga
  • Sports (Table Tennis, rugby, swimming, cross country, golf, netball, girls’ basketball, volleyball, hockey)  
  • Board games
  • Environmental suitability club
  • School Musical
  • Math Magic
  • LEO Club
  • Christian Fellowship
  • Interact
  • The Yearbook
  • Tech-Club
  • Spanish
  • International and Intercultural Club
  • STEM Club
  • Science Experiment and Investigations
  • KTJ Radio Live
  • Biology Discovery and Bioethics Club

KTJ provides a private fleet of buses and coaches which cover a wide network of routes throughout Negeri Sembilan and Kuala Lumpur and is ideal for KTJ primary and secondary students. The bus cost varies depending on the type of service. The bus routes cover: 

  • Shell Station opposite Risda

  • Billion, Kajang

  • Semenyih

  • SG. Long, Bukit SG Long

  • Twin Palms, Guardhouse (Kajang)

  • Country Heights

  • Leisure Mall

  • Nilai Spring

  • Desa Kolej

  • Mesa Mall

  • Pelangi Heights

  • Petronas Seremban

  • Jusco Seremban

  • IOI, Clio Residence  

  • IOI Mall, Conezion

  • IOI Mall, Puteri Palma Condo

KTJ builds strong ties with the parent community. Therefore, parents can communicate clearly and effectively by involving the Parent Teacher Committee (PTC) at KTJ. Throughout the year, PTC supports the entire KTJ community with a variety of innovative projects, initiatives, and celebrations. Parents can participate in the PTC in a variety of ways, from simple volunteer tasks to holding a formal position on the organizing committee. The PTC meets with members of the Primary Leadership Team on a regular basis and communicates with parents via year group WhatsApp groups, newsletters, and the PTC noticeboard by the school foyer. Parents can connect with the Primary PTC via email or through the KTJ PTC Parent Facebook Group

Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ) Fees

Registration Fee


Admittance Fee

Primary: RM3,000

Secondary: RM5,000

Tuition Fees (per term)

Early Years: RM5,200

Year 1 and 2: RM10,120

Year 3 and 4: RM11,440

Year 5 and 6: RM13,230

Form 1 - 5 (Day student): RM 19,900

Form 1 - 5 (Boarding student): RM 29,000

Sixth Form: RM 29,800


Primary: The same as the term fees per year group

Secondary: RM25,000

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Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar (KTJ) | Contact Details


Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar
71700 Mantin,
Negeri Sembilan


+606 758 2561





Frequently Asked Questions

Kolej Tuanku Ja'far opens from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Monday to Friday, and from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturday. 

Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar offers the British curriculum for students in Early Years to Secondary level, leading to IGCSE in Form 5. The school also offers A-Level programmes for Sixth Form students. 

The annual tuition fees for Kolej Tuanku Ja'far range from RM 15,600 to RM 89,400. The school has 3 terms per academic year. 

Yes, boarding is available at Kolej Tuanku Ja'far for secondary students.