HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test ) - 汉语水平考试 |

HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test ) - 汉语水平考试

China's Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, known as HSK or the Chinese Proficiency Test is a standardized test designed and developed by the Hanban /Confucius Institute Headquarters to assess the Chinese proficiency of non-native speakers (foreigners, Chinese living out of China and students of Chinese national minorities). HSK consists of six levels, namely the HSK (Level 1), HSK (Level 2), HSK (Level 3), HSK (Level 4), HSK (Level 5), and HSK (Level 6). HSKK consists of three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. For the HSK Internet-based Test, candidates use a mouse and a keyboard to answer the questions. The test time is kept by the Internet-Based Test system automatically. KDU Penang University College is the official HSK Test Centre which offers Internet-based HSK test in the northern region of Malaysia.

Who takes HSK Certificate?
Non-native Chinese speakers (including Chinese Malaysian)
Why take HSK Certificate?
HSK Certificate is:
  1. a reference for educational institution's decision-making concerning student recruitment, the assigning of students to different classes, course exemption and credit transfer.
  2. a reference for employers' decision-making concerning recruitment, training and promotion.
  3. a method for Chinese language learners to assess and improve their proficiency in Chinese.
  4. a kind of teaching qualification for Chinese language training institutions.
The HSK Test Centre:  KDU Penang University College (Internet-Based Exam)

Test Dates:
HSK Test
20 January 2018Registration closing date: 10 January 2018
24 March 2018 Registration closing date: 14 March 2018
19 May 2018Registration closing date: 9 May 2018
23 June 2018Registration closing date: 13 June 2018
18 August 2018Registration closing date: 8 August 2018
27 October 2018 Registration closing date: 17 October 2018
10 November 2018Registration closing date: 31 October 2018
24 March 2018Registration closing date: 14 March 2018
19 May 2018Registration closing date: 9 May 2018

Online Registration
  1. Log on http://www.chinesetest.cn/
  2. Register as a new user.
  3. Go to Home.
  4. Click on HSK Chinese Proficiency Test.
  5. Test Registration: Choose Test Centre – Asia, Malaysia, KDU Penang University College (Internet-based Test)
  6. Fill in your personal information, upload a photo, and submit the application once confirmed. Please follow the steps.
  7. Receive the test registration confirmation from KDU Penang University College.
  8. Pay the test fee.
  9. Receive the final test registration confirmation.
  10. Print the test admission ticket.
HSK Test Structure
HSK LevelDuration (min)Total Score

HSKK Test Structure
HSKK LevelDuration (min)Total Score

HSK Test fees
HSK LevelTest Fee

HSKK Test Fees
HSKK LevelTest Fee

Please visit http://www.chinesetest.cn for easy registration, as well as access to test regulations, test result and downloadable test materials.

For more information on HSK Test please contact Ms. Irene Tan via email: irene@kdupg.edu.my or Ms. Koek Shin Yee via email: shinyee.koek@kdupg.edu.my or telephone 604-238 6368.