The University of Sheffield
Sheffield Confucius Institute

Chinese Proficiency Test, HSK/HSKK

汉语水平考试 / 汉语水平口语考试

The HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), which is organised by OCLCI (Hanban), is an international standardised Chinese language test to measure the ability of non-native Chinese speakers to communicate in Chinese in daily lives, academic and working settings.  

HSK (汉语水平考试)test date:  6 December 2014.

HSKK (汉语水平口语考试)test date: 6 December 2014.

Registration deadline: One month before the test date. 

Register online via 汉语考试服务网 once the tests are open:

HSK汉语水平考试 (HSK)

The New HSK comprises six levels from HSK-Level 1 to HSK-Level 6: 

The list below shows the level of vocabulary expected for the different levels.

Click for Introduction of New HSK (in English)


HSKK 汉语水平口语考试 (HSKK)

HSKK can be devided into three levels of HSKK (Basic), HSKK (Intermediate and HSKK (Advanced). Test takers on-site performance will be recorded.

HSKK 包括 HSKK (初级), HSKK (中级) and HSKK (高级) ,考试采用录音形式。

General correlations between HSK and HSKK:

Click for Introduction of New HSKK (in Chinese)

Syllabus, Sample Papers and Online Practice 网上资源

Click to download test Syllabus and Sample test papers (考试大纲及真题) at

Click to download test Syllabus and Sample test papers (考试大纲及真题) at

Click here for online Practice 网上模拟考试 or here for online Practice 网上模拟考试

新汉语水平考试真题集 HSK一级到六级 (每级各五套题 + 相应的听力音频文件mp3)
Details and Downloads, HSK Level 1 to Level 6 (Five sets of papers + Audio files)

More sample papers, transcripts, audio recordings and additional material are available at the Institute Resource Centre.

HSK test at Sheffield

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