The Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is a standardized test of Chinese proficiency that is recognized by the People’s Republic of China and numerous countries worldwide. Created by Hanban, the HSK measures the proficiency level of non-native speakers of standard Chinese. It is used as a guideline for admission to colleges and universities in China and Southeast Asia, as well as a reference standard in job recruiting, both within China and in countries around the world where Chinese language skills are necessary. An HSK score is also required for many long-term (more than 4 months) study abroad opportunities offered by Hanban and the Chinese Government Scholarship program.
Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK)