Chinese HSK Test Preparations

In order to help people to prepare for their HSK tests, we will continue to design some useful materials based solely on the official guides. Our materials will cover a wide range of topics, including Pinyin, Chinese characters, grammar, sentence making, writing and reading.

HSK tests and related questions

Where to register for an HSK test?

No matter where you are in the world, you will have to register on the official website for HSK tests:

How can I find a test centre near or in my town?

You can find all the information on the website:

Should I take a paper-based or internet-based test?

Depending on what the specific test centre offers, the test itself can be either paper-based or internet-based. A main difference exists for the writing part with Chinese characters (from HSK 3 on). That being said, taking an internet-based test is usually a little easier since one only needs to type the Pinyin and then pick the right character or phrase, in contrast to the paper-based that one has to remember all strokes and write them down.