IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. IELTS is a very popular test in Malaysia. Many Malaysians take the IELTS exam every year. People in Malaysia take the IELTS exam for 2 purposes. The first purpose is to study in a country where english is spoken as a first language and the second purpose is to immigrate to a country where IELTS is spoken as a first language. There are many good IELTS acadmies in Malaysia.