About Applicants of HSK
Updated: 2014-02-26

HSK (Basic) applies to learners with basic Chinese proficiencies, namely, those who have taken 100 to 800 hours of regular modern Chinese learning (including those with equivalent learning experiences). HSK (Elementary-Intermediate) is for those who are at the elementary and intermediate level in Chinese proficiency, those who have taken 400-2,000 regular hours of modern Chinese courses (including those with proficiency in Chinese similar to that standard). The HSK (Advanced) is designed to measure Chinese proficiency of those who are proficient in Chinese, who have taken 3,000 regular hours or more of modern Chinese learning (including those whose proficiency in Chinese is similar to that standard).

 

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