HSK Levels

HSK Levels 1-6 Explained

HSK is conducted at six levels running from 1-6. Please see the detailed information sheet outlining the examination standard for each level using the PDF links below.

pdfHSK-level-1 2018
For students who have studied for 40-80 hours, have a vocabulary of approx 150 words and the corresponding grammar points

pdfHSK-level-2 2018
For students who have studied for 80-120 hours, have a vocabulary of around 300 basic Chinese words and related grammar points.

pdf HSK-level-3 2018
For students who have studied between 120-180 hours who have acquired around 600 basic Chinese words and related vocabulary points.

pdfHSK-level-4 2018
For students who have studied Chinese for two academic years, 2-4 classes per week and achieved 1200 words and related grammar points.

pdf HHSK-level-5 2018
For students who have studied Chinese for more than 2 years (2-4 classes per week) who have a vocabulary of 2500 basic Chinese words and related grammar points.

pdf HSK-level-6-2018
For students who have at least 5000 basic Chinese words and related grammar.