HSK Test Dates 2022


The HSK ( 汉语水平考试Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì), or the Chinese Proficiency Test is an international standardized exam which tests and rates Chinese language proficiency. More HSK introduction.



There are two different forms of exam, paper-based test (笔试bǐ shì) and internet-based test( 网考wǎng kǎo, or 网络考试 wǎng luò kǎo shì).



Internet-Based HSK Test Dates 2022

Test Dates   Registration  Deadline Score Release
Jan 08 (Sat) Dec-29, 2021 Jan-24
Mar 26 (Sat) Mar-16 Apr-11
Apr 09 (Sat) Mar-30 Apr-25
May 14 (Sat) May-4 May-30
Jun 12 (Sun) Jun-2 Jun-27
Jul 16 (Sat) Jul-6 Aug-1
Aug 21(Sun) Aug-11 Sep-5
Sep 17 (Sat) Sep-7 Oct-10※
Oct 16 (Sun) Oct-6 Oct-31
Nov 19 (Sat) Nov-9 Dec-5
Dec 04(Sun) Nov-24 Dec-19

※ Score announcement delayed for one week due to festival vacation.

Paper-Based HSK Test Dates 2022

Test Dates   Registration Deadline Score Release
Jan 08 (Sat) Dec-12, 2021 Feb-15※
Mar 26 (Sat) Feb-27 Apr-26
Apr 09 (Sat) Mar-13 May-16※
May 14 (Sat) Apr-17 Jun-14
Jun 12 (Sun) May-16 Jul-12
Jul 16 (Sat) Jun-19 Aug-16
Aug 21(Sun) Jul-25 Sep-21
Sep 17 (Sat) Aug-21 Oct-24※
Oct 16 (Sun) Sep-19 Nov-16
Nov 19 (Sat) Oct-23 Dec-19
Dec 04(Sun) Nov-7 Jan-4, 2023

※ Score announcement delayed for one week due to festival vacation.

Internet-based test VS Paper-based  test

The two formats of the HSK are identical in difficulty level, test content, and scoring criteria.

Paper-based Test (笔试bǐ shì)

You will be required to sit at a desk with the question papers and answer sheets in an official HSK test center. You will need to write your answers in either 2B-pencil or pen.

Internet-based Test (网考 wǎng kǎo)

You need to register for a network-based test at an official test center that provides computer network-based test service. The computer network-based test shall be completed under the supervision of invigilators, the same as the paper-based test.

Questions will be presented on a computer screen and you will be required to submit answers through the use of a keyboard and a mouse.

HSK Test Fees

Tests Price in CNY
HSK1 150
HSK2 250
HSK3 350
HSK4 450
HSK5 550
HSK6 650

How to register for the HSK exam?

You can register on chinesetest.cn by clicking ‘New User’ at the top right corner of the page. From there on you can choose a country, region, city, date, and level.

What score do I need to pass?

You need to have at least 60% of the answers right to pass. This means 120 points out of 200 for HSK 1&2, and 180 out of 300 for HSK3 and above.

How long is my HSK certificate and HSK Scores valid?



HSK diploma is a lifetime certification,it is valid permanently.

If you plan to apply to a college or university in China, your HSK scores are valid for two years only from the date you take the test.

It is the end of 2021, what is your study plan and goal for HSK 2022?


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