University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of
Media, Languages and Cultures
     
  

Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) 2020

HSK 2020-1

About HSK

HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is an international standardised exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency.

It assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives.

HSK consists of six levels, namely the:

  • HSK (level 1) 
  • HSK (level 2) 
  • HSK (level 3) 
  • HSK (level 4) 
  • HSK (level 5) 
  • HSK (level 6)

HSK (level 6) is the highest level-test takers who are able to pass this level can easily comprehend written and spoken information in Chinese and can effectively express themselves in Chinese, both orally and in written form.


Who can take the test?  
Non-native Chinese speakers (include Chinese Malaysians) 

The importance of HSK

HSK certificate is important as: 

  1. A reference for an educational institution’s decision-making concerning recruiting students, assigning students to different classes, allowing students to skip certain courses and granting students academic credits
  2. A reference for employers' decision-making concerning recruitment, training and promotion of employees
  3. A method for Chinese language learners to assess and improve their proficiency in Chinese
  4. A method for Chinese language training institutions to evaluate training results 

Test structures (Number of items):  

 HSK Levels Test Time Duration
(minutes)
Test Structure
(Listening: L; Reading: R; Writing: W) 
Passing line/ Total Score Vocabulary
 1 13:30-14:10  40  L20 R20  120/200  150
 2 09:00-09:55  55  L35 R25  120/200 300 
 3 13:30-15:00  90  L40 R30 W10  180/300  600
 4 09:00-10:45  105  L45 R40 W15  180/300  1200
 5 13:30-15:35  125  L45 R45 W10  180/300  2500
 6 09:00-11:20  140  L50 R50 W1  180/300  5000  

Test fees*  

  • HSK (level 1) - RM100.00 
  • HSK (level 2) - RM130.00
  • HSK (level 3) - RM160.00
  • HSK (level 4) - RM190.00
  • HSK (level 5) - RM220.00
  • HSK (level 6) - RM250.00 

Test date

14 June 2020, Sunday
6 December 2020, Sunday 


Registration deadline

15 May 2020, Friday
6 November 2020, Friday  


Test centre

University of Nottingham Malaysia
(
Directions)

Registration/Inquiry

Email: hanyutest@nottingham.edu.my

Tel: + 6 03 8924 8253 
          

For more information

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Correspondence Details

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
SMLC Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga
43500 Semenyih
Selangor
MALAYSIA

Fax: +6(03) 8924 8012

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School of Media, Languages and Cultures

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
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