FAQ

1.When will the exam be held?

 

Please note the deadline for registration is 4 weeks before the exam date. 

 

2.Where will the exam be held?

The exam will be held in University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4. Please choose UCD Confucius Institute as test centre while registering online.

 

3.Where should I go for online registration?

Please go to www.chinesetest.cn for online registration. 

*You will need to register as a user first if this is the first time you take the exam.

 

4.When is the deadline for online registration?

Deadline for online registration is 4 weeks before the exam date.

 

5.Need more guidance for online registration?

Please visit www.cii.ie for guidance on “Registration”.

 

6.Anything I need to pay special attention while registering?

Please provide valid email address/contact number in order to make sure you can always be informed with our latest notice.

Please provide valid postal address. 

If you would like to take HSK Level 4, 5 or 6, you will need to upload a passport photo.

 

7.What should I do after finishing online registration?

Please pay your exam fee online here to complete your registration process. Reference Field should be inserted with Exam Name, Level and Date as shown below. 

 

You should make the payment before the deadline, which is 4 weeks before the test you have applied for, for example, if you apply the test on 17th October, the deadline for the payment is 20th September.Only registration with confirmed payments will be issued exam admission card.

 

8.When is the deadline for payment?

Deadline for payment is 4 weeks prior to the exam date. 

 

9.How much do I need to pay for the exam?

Please click here to check exam fees.

 

10.Something important you REALLY need to know:

Failure of payment before deadline will cause cancellation of your registration. 

Payment without completion of online registration will NOT be accepted.

 

11.What is the last IMPORTANT thing I need to do before taking the exam?

Please log in the test service website, www.chinesetest.cn, by inputting the user name and password, and then print your Test Admission Card on the "Personal Center" page. Printing of the card is available 7-10 days before the test in general. If you fail to print it, please send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for query.

Don’t forget to bring it to the exam!

Please make sure you are familiar enough with the route to the exam venue on UCD Belfield campus.

 

12.Anything I can use to prepare for the exam?

Please visit http://www.chinesetest.cn/godownload.do for free downloading of past paper and syllabus.

 

13.When can I know the result of the exam?

The result of the exam will be accessible ONE month after the exam. Please go to www.chinesetest.cnand check.

 

14.When and how can I get my score report?

Usually, your score report will arrive at UCD Confucius Institute 6-7 weeks after the exam. You can come and collect it in person when noticed.

 

 

 

Exam Timetable

2018 Chinese Test Timetable 

 

 

 

TEST

DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

HSK

24  March

20  Feb.

11  Nov.

15  Oct.

 

 

 

HSKK

19  Mar.

20  Feb.

 

 

 

YCT

13  May

15  April.

17  November

21  October

 

 

 

BCT

8  April

12  March

 Please note the deadline of registration. We are looking forward to seeing you soon at the exam. 

How to register and apply test

How to register and apply test in website of Chinese International Test Service

 

How to register

How to apply for a test

How to pay registration fee

How to print your test admission card

 

How to register

1. Log on the following website using Microsoft Internet Explorer

http://www.chinesetest.cn/

 

 

To change to English version, click the arrow and choose English

2. Click the link “New user”

3. In the pop-up window, fill in all the information required.

After you have filled in all the information and made sure there is no mistake, then click the button “Submit”. You will see the message as follows

This means your registration has been completed.

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How to apply for a test

1. Log in on the test application page

You can just click the link “Register now” when you get to the "Successfully registered as a website user" message just mentioned above.

 

Or, after you login the website

 

http://www.chinesetest.cn/

 

fill in your email address and password used in your registration in "User name" and "Password" boxes respectively, then click the link “log in”.

2. In newly opened page, hit the link “Test Registration” .

3. Find and click the link with the test you want to apply for on the left.

4. Hit the button “ Register Now” on the upper right hand corner in the next window.

5. After filling in the information required, and you have made sure there is no error, hit the button “Submit”.

6. When you submit successfully, a new page will pop up and you are supposed to fill in your personal information required.

 

After filling in this information correctly, click the button “Next Step”.

 

7. On next page you are supposed to upload your photo which will be used in your testing admission card.

After you have found and uploaded your photo successfully, you can see the photo in preview box , then click the button “Next Step”.

 

8. Now you come to the confirmation page. If you are sure that there is no mistake, hit the button “Finish”. Or you can hit “Previous” to make the necessary corrections.

When you see this message, your online application is finished. You will shortly receive an email at the address provided in your application.

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How to pay the registration fee

When you have finished your application, you should pay the registration fee online.

Please pay your exam fee online here to complete your registration process.

For amount, please click

http://www.cii.ie/index.php/2014-03-07-17-53-48/introduction/19-uncategorised/test/42-test-fees

Reference Field should be inserted with Exam Name, Level and Date as shown below. 

 

You should make the payment before the deadline, which is 4 weeks before the test you have applied for, for example, if you apply the test on 17th October, the deadline for the payment is 20th September.Only registration with confirmed payments will be issued exam admission tickets. 

If you have any difficulty to pay your fee online or any questions regarding payment, please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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How to print your test admission card

When you have made your payment of the registration, we will confirm your payment in the Chinese International Test Service website. Once we have confirmed your payment, you can print your test admission card with your photo on line.

Registration

Registration

From October 2010 onward, all registrations for Chinese Proficiency should be made online at the Chinese International Test Service website. To do this you should:

  • Register as a user of the Chinese International Test Service
  • Apply a test from HSK, YCT and BCT and the level of the test
  • Pay registration fee online
  • Print your test admission card

Before you start your application, please have to hand a digital passport photograph.

For the details, see: How to register and apply test 

2. If you want take a test you should complete your registration and application before the deadline which is 27 days before the day on which the test is held. For example, if you want to take the test on 17th April, you should complete your registration before 21st March.

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