Chinese Test Services

Bryant University is the test center authorized by China’s Ministry of Education to administer the computer-based Chinese proficiency tests, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK), and Youth Chinese Test (YCT).

Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK): HSK is designed to take non-native speakers as its object with the goal of examining students’ capability in applying Chinese language in their studies, personal life and work. HSK test is consisted of two independent parts; a Written Test and an Oral Test. The written test is comprised of six levels, from HSK-Level 1 through HSK Level 6, while the oral test is comprised of HSK-Elementary), HSK-Intermediate and HSK-Advanced. 

Youth Chinese Test (YCT): YCT is an internationally standardized test of Chinese language proficiency. It assesses young foreign students' abilities to use Chinese in their daily and academic lives. The YCT consists of a Writing Test and a Speaking Test, which are independent of each other. The Written Test is divided into four levels, from YCT-Level I through YCT Level IV. The Speaking Test is divided into the YCT-Beginner and YCT-Intermediate.

Annual test dates and fee for HSK and YCT are posted on the Institute homepage in December. Students can register the test at http://www.chinesetest.cn with “Bryant University” as the test center.