Information about HSK

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Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is a standardized qualifying examination in the Chinese language for non-native Chinese speakers, the result of which is recognized worldwide.

At the end of 2009, the State Department of China on Chinese Language Abroad (Hanban) developed a new version of the exam. The new model of HSK is the result of joint work of experts in a number of scientific disciplines, including linguistics, psychology, methodology of teaching Chinese and others. Nowadays the modern format of the test is widely used, developed according to the latest trends in the language.

The exam consists of 2 parts: written and oral, that are taken separately.