11/23/2017

Components and test length of HSK

By Live Dr - Tue Oct 07, 5:18 am

 Components and test length of HSK
1) HSK Basic: (135 minutes)
a. Listening (35 minutes)
b. Grammatical structure (40 minutes)
c. Reading (60 minutes)
2) HSK Elementary-Intermediate (145 minutes)
a. Listing (35 minutes)
b. Grammatical structure (20 minutes)
c. Reading (60 minutes)
d. Sentence completion (30 minutes)
3) HSK Advanced (145 minutes)
a. Listening (25 minutes)
b. Reading (40 minutes)
c. Cloze (40 minutes)
d. Writing (30 minutes)
e. Speaking (10 minutes)
6. Scoring system
HSK Basic:
Certificate Grading Level Score Range
Categories Grade
Certificate/Basic C 1 100-154
B 2 155-209
A 3 210-300
HSK Elementary ¨CIntermediate:
Level Listening Grammatical Structure Reading Total Score
Base Line 29-37 28-36 30-38 28-36
3 38-46 37-45 39-47 37-45
4 47-55 46-54 48-56 46-54
5 56-64 55-63 57-65 55-63
6 65-73 64-72 66-74 64-72
7 74-82 73-81 75-83 73-81
8 83-100 82-100 84-100 82-100

Certificate Grading Level Score Range
Categories Grade
Certificate /Elementary C 3 152-188
B 4 189-225
A 5 226-262
Certificate/Intermediate C 6 263-299
B 7 300-336
A 8 337-400
HSK Advanced:
Certificate Grading Level Grading Score Range
Categories Grade Listening Reading Cloze Writing Speaking Total Score
Base Line* 46-57 42-53 42-53 46-57 44-55 220-279
Certificate /Advanced C 9 58-69 54-65 54-65 58-69 56-67 280-339
B 10 70-81 66-77 66-77 70-81 68-79 340-399
A 11 82-100 78-100 78-100 82-100 80-100 400-500

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