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Chinese Tests

 

Chinese Proficiency Test - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK)

In an effort to better serve Chinese language learners, Hanban launched the new HSK test. The test is the result of coordinated efforts by experts from different disciplines including Chinese language teaching, linguistics, psychology, and educational measurement. The new exam combines the advantages of the original HSK with recent trends in Chinese language training by conducting surveys and making use of the latest findings in international language testing.

Annual Test Dates: As of 2014, this is available monthly at the CIM. Learn more about test dates, registration deadlines, and dates when results are expected.

Contact: Rebecca McGinnis or James Cui. Tel: 301-405-0213

Get a general introduction to the Chinese Proficiency Test.

Register for the HSK/Chinese Proficiency Test.

Youth Chinese Test (YCT)

In an effort to encourage foreign young students to learn Chinese and improve their Chinese language proficiency, Hanban launched the new YCT test. As part of this effort, Hanban has organized experts from different disciplines such as Chinese language teaching, linguistics, psychology, and educational measurement to work on the program, conducting surveys in order to understand the latest trends in overseas Chinese language teaching and learning.

Annual Test Dates: Several times annually - Learn more about YCT test dates, registration deadlines, and dates when results are posted.

Contact: Rebecca McGinnis or James Cui. Tel: 301-405-0213.