Chinese Proficiency Tests HSK/HSKK

The Confucius Institute at the University of Cyprus (CI at UCY), as from September 2019 has become an official Test Centre in Cyprus for the Chinese Proficiency Tests. The HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), is an international standardized Chinese language test, organised by Hanban, to measure the ability of non-native Chinese speakers to communicate in Chinese in their daily lives, as well as in academic and working settings. The HSK Test is divided into two independent parts: the written tests and the oral tests can be taken separately. The written tests include HSK Level 1, HSK Level 2, HSK Level 3, HSK Level 4, HSK Level 5 and HSK Level 6. The oral tests include HSKK (basic), HSKK (intermediate) and HSKK (advanced). All oral tests are recorded.


How to register for the HSK/ HSKK Tests 

*For the Registration Manual for HSK Exams click here

Step 1: Create an Account
Log into the website www.chinesetest.cn and create an account. The website is available in 7 languages, including English.
 
Step 2: Sign Up
Provide necessary personal information including e-mail address, nationality, mother tongue, and date of birth.
 
Step 3: Test Registration
After creating your account, you can login and choose “register now” on the welcoming page. This will lead you to the six levels of HSK tests, the three levels of HSKK oral tests. Selecting test level, continent, country/region, test format (only the paper-based format is available at CI at UCY for the time being), test centre and date, completing your personal information, uploading a photo and confirming registration information.
This photo is going to appear on your HSK certificate once you upload it, so choose a nice one!
 
Step 4: Pay the Test Fees
You must pay the test fees before the test date in one of the following ways:
Transfer the test fees to the CI at UCY account (IBAN: CY80002001280000000502603900) before the registration deadline.
In the transaction purpose please state the NAME of the EXAMINEE and the HSK LEVEL.
Send by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the receipt of the payment or transfer of the amount of the examination.
If there is no evidence of a money transfer before the registration deadline, then your registration is unfortunately invalid, and you cannot take part in the examination.
 
The bank account deposit amount of the examination is as follows:
Bank of Cyprus
ΙΒΑΝ: CY80002001280000000502603900
Account number: 012805026039
Account holder: THE CYPRUS UNIVERSITY (CONFUCIUS)
 
After having paid the examination fees to the bank account above, please e-mail documentation from your bank, giving details of the transfer together with your full name and test level, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This will help us to identify your payment when it arrives at our bank account. Bank transfers should be made in full by the registration deadline.
 
 
Test fees for HSK (Written Test):
HSK 1 - € 50
HSK 2 - € 50
HSK 3 - € 60
HSK 4 - € 60
HSK 5 - € 80
HSΚ 6 - € 90
HSKK Primary Level - € 50
HSKK Intermidiate Level - € 60
HSKK Advanced Level - € 85
 
Step 5: Test Registration Confirmation
After completing registration and paying test fees, test takers who have provided valid e-mail address, can check their inbox for the confirmation message 10 days before the test date. If test taker has not received a confirmation message, he/she should consult the Test Centre CI Secretariat at Tel.: 22894461, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Step 6: Print Test Admission Ticket
Log in www.chinesetest.cn by using your username and password to print the Admission Ticket. Test takers will take the test on the test date with their Test Admission Ticket and ID Certificate.
If you are unsure which HSK test level is suitable for you, the Chinese language teachers at the Confucius Institute will be happy to provide assistance.
For test registrations or questions concerning the HSK/HSKK tests, please send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at +357 22894461.
 
Step 7: Test Results
You can check your test result online at www.chinesetest.cn five weeks after the test date, using your name and the number on your Admission Ticket.
Your official result sheet will be mailed to the CI Test Centre within 60 days after your test date.
Note: You should pick up your result sheet after contacting the Test Centre.
Good luck HSK test takers!
 
Examination for HSK and HSKK 2020/2021
 

Examination Date

Registration Deadline

Rooms

Date of Publication of Test Scores

December-5th (Sunday)

November-8th (Monday)
 
*The Start of the registration
will be on 14th September

ΧΩΔ01 - 001

ΧΩΔ01 - 002

ΧΩΔ01 - 003

January-9th (2021)

 
LEVEL TIME DURATION (min)
HSK1 13:30
40
 
HSK2 9:00
55
 
HSK3 13:00
90
 
HSK4 9:00
105
 
HSK5 13:30
125
 
HSK6 9:00
140
 
HSKK Primary level 16:30
27
(including 7 minutes for preparation)
HSKK Intermediate Level 16:30
21
(including 10 minutes for preparation)
HSKK Advanced Level 16:30
24
(including 10 minutes for preparation)
 
More information: www.chinesetest.cn
 
 
 
 
*For the Registration Manual for HSK Exams click here

Contact Details:
Tel.: 22894461
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 YCT

 

The Confucius Institute at the University of Cyprus announces the launch of YCT (Youth Chinese Test) on Saturday, 21st of March 2020. YCT is an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency. It assesses young foreign students with primary or secondary education to use Chinese in their daily and academic lives.

Registration deadline: 23rd of February 2020.

How to register for the examination:

  • Login to the website chinesetest.cn with your credentials or create a new account if you don’t have one.
  • Chose the exam you wish to take (HSK, HSKK, YCT), the level (e.g. Level III) and fill in the form accordingly.
  • The total amount of the examination should be paid by deposit at the CI at UCY bank account by the 23rd of February 2020. Please consider the working days required for the handling of the bank transactions (money transfers etc.). For your registration to be valid you need to send us the receipt of the bank transfer to our office or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In case you send us the receipt by email please make sure that you receive a confirmation email that we received your receipt.
  • In case we do not receive your receipt until the 23rd of February, your registration will be considered invalid, thus you will not be able to take the examination. In the transaction purpose please state the NAME OF THE EXAMINEE and the YCT LEVEL.
The CI at UCY bank information are:
The bank account deposit amount of the examination is as follows:
Bank of Cyprus
ΙΒΑΝ: CY80002001280000000502603900
Account number: 012805026039
Account holder: THE CYPRUS UNIVERSITY (CONFUCIUS)
The test fees are as follows:
-Level 1 €50
-Level 2 €50
-Level 3 €60
-Level 4 €60
-YCT Speaking (Beginner Level) €40
-YCT Speaking (Intermediate Level) €50
 
Test Registration Confirmation
After completing registration and paying test fees, examinees who have provided valid e-mail address, can check their inbox for the confirmation message 10 days before the test date. If the examinee did not receive a confirmation message, he/she should consult the Test Centre CI Secretariat at Tel.: 22894461, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Print Test Admission Ticket
Log in www.chinesetest.cn by using your username and password to print the Admission Ticket. Examinees will have to have with them the Test Admission Ticket and ID Certificate during the test.
 
Test Results
You can check your test result online at www.chinesetest.cn five weeks after the test date, using your name and the number on your Admission Ticket.
Your official result sheet will be mailed to the CI Test Centre within 60 days after your test date.
Note: You should pick up your result sheet after contacting the Test Centre.
Good luck!