Chinese Proficiency Test HSK

Since 2009 when Hanban introduced the New Chinese Proficiency Test(HSK), there has been a rapid increase in the number of HSK candidates as the number of Chinese learners keeps growing. The global number of HSK candidates reached 310,000 in 2012, and the number in the first quarter of 2013 alone was around 70,000. With International Chinese Education gaining more strength as an academic discipline and more Confucius Institutes being established in the world. the number of HSK candidates will be even larger in the future.

HSK Test

They developed HSK Standard Course (hereinafter referred to as Course), a series of new type of course books combining testing and teaching, based on years experience of Chinese teaching and research on HSK.

New HSKVocabularyCLPSCEF
HSK (Level VI)Over 5,000Level VC2
HSK (Level V)2500Level VC1
HSK (Level IV)1200Level IVB2
HSK (Level III)600Level IIIB1
HSK (Level II)300Level IIA2
HSK (Level I)150Level IA1