HSK and HSKK Tests

HSK examination schedule November 14, 2015!

NOTICE: The HSK, HSKK exam fee please send to the Confucius Institute UP bank account, but NOT UNTIL you have successfully registered for the test on the website chinesetest.cn. You are registered after receiving an automatic e-mail about a successful registration! For HSK and HSKK exam you register separately. There are two conditions to be fulfilled; the first is to successfully register in the system, the second is to pay the exam fee (until the date set by CI UP, not the system)! After completing the two steps you are able to take the test.  Registration takes place exclusively online, at the following website! You can find the information also in the manual, which is available below. Read the manual carefully!

The test of Chinese as a foreign language 汉语水平考试 (HSK and HSKK) is an internationally recognized and certified exam for foreign students of Chinese language and is guaranteed by the Ministry of Education of PRC through the Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language国家汉办 (Hanban). Confucius Institute PU organizes HSK tests several times a year.

The written test HSK is divided into six levels (HSK 1 – 6), the oral one HSKK only into three, namely basic, intermediate, and advanced.  Both tests are sent to Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters for the evaluation from where after two months after the exam they send back certificates to CI where the student took the test. Participants can collect their certificates personally in the CI office.

More information about HSK and HSKK tests can be found on the official HSK and HSKK website.

2016 HSK and HSKK Tests

# DATE TEST LEVELS PAYMENT DUE AND DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION
1. April 16, 2016 HSK HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5, HSK 6 March 14, 2016
2.  October 16, 2016 HSKK HSKK basic, HSKK intermediate, HSKK advanced September 14,  2016
3. November 12, 2016 HSK HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5, HSK 6 October 10, 2016

Registration

Applicants must register online only!

Link for the online registration: http://www.chinesetest.cn/index.do

Further details about the registration for HSK can be found here

The photo in the online form must be of the size of a standard passport photo and must be uploaded within the registration process. Every applicant prints out the admission ticket and brings it to the exam along with ID. It is a pencil test!

A guide to HSK tests is available here (English-Chinese Edition)

Fees

HSK level 1 (CEF A1) 150 words CZK 460,–

HSK level 2 (CEF A2) 300 words CZK 460,–

HSK level 3 (CEF B1) 600 words CZK 920,–

HSK level 4 (CEF B2) 1200 word CZK 920,–

HSK level  5 (CEF C1) 2500 words CZK 1 450,–

HSK  level 6 (CEF C2) 6000 words CZK 1 450,–

HSKK Oral exam basic (levels 1 and 2) CZK 600,–

HSKK Oral exam advanced (levels 3 and 4) CZK 920,–

HSKK Oral exam intermediate (levels 5 and 6) CZK 1 200,–

The exam fee must be credited to the CI bank account not later than the date written in the table above otherwise the application is not valid!

HSK and HSKK fees

We require sending us the bank receipt of your payment!

Pay the fee via bank transfer:

Bank name: Komerční banka, Tř. Svobody 14, 779 11 Olomouc

Accont number: 43-0730720237 / 0100

Variable symbol: 9370

Sender´s message for the recipient: Name and surname, HSK (level 1 – 6) or HSKK (level)

Payment from abroad:

Komercni banka, Tr. Svobody 14, 779 11 Olomouc

Account: 43-730720237/0100

IBAN: CZ9001000000430730720237

SWIFT (BIC): KOMBCZPPXXX

Remittance information: name, HSK, 9370

Currency: CZK

More details about HSKK test can be found here.

Scoring system

HSK level 1 and 2 – these exams consist of two parts of 100 points. Thus, it is possible to obtain 200 points in total. It is required to obtain at least 120 points to pass the exams.

HSK 3 to 6 – these exams consist of three parts of 100 points. Thus, it is possible to obtain 300 points in total. It is required to obtain at least 180 points to pass these exams.

HSKK – It is required to get at least 60 points out of 100 possible.

Sample tests

Sample tests are available to download in the Confucius Institute in Olomouc. We can also send it to you by e-mail upon your request.

HSK level 1 sample test 2012 sample test 2013 listening results
HSK level 2 sample test 2012 sample test 2013 listening results
HSK level 3 sample test 2012 sample test 2013 listening results
HSK level 4 sample test 2012 sample test 2013 listening results
HSK level 5 sample test 2012 sample test 2013 listening results
HSK level 6

sample test 2012 #1

sample test 2012 #2

sample test 2013 listening results
HSKK basic sample listening download here
HSKK intermediate sample listening download here
HSKK advanced sample listening download here
HSKK text 2012 2013

Test preparation materials can be also found at the oficial website: http://exam.chinese.cn/godownload.do

Links to HSK websites:

http://english.hanban.org (English language) – English version of HSK tests oficial website

http://www.xiaoma.info/ (English language) – Chinese characters and vocabulary