2023 Exam Dates


Register an Exam

International recognized Chinese language exams are offered at the Confucius Institute in Auckland to motivate students and to assess their progress. Please find the dates of the examinations during the year. The links to registration and payment will be open accordingly.
Exams Exam Dates Deadline for
Dates of results
announced online
Online registration Online Payment
HSK Level 1-9 9 Apr 2023 13 Mar 16 May Beg February Beg February
HSK Speaking 14 May 2023 17 Apr 14 June Beg March Beg March
YCT Level 1-4 20 Aug 2023 24 July 20 Sept Beg June Beg June
HSK Level 1-9 15 Oct 2023 18 Sept 15 Nov Beg August Beg August
YCT Level 1-4 11 Nov 2023 15 Oct 12 Dec Beg September Beg September
HSK Level 1-9 3 Dec 2023 6 Nov 3 Jan 2024 Mid September Mid September

* Click the links above, in the Online registration and Online payment columns, when they are open, to complete your registration. TWO steps must be completed. 

Exams Exam Dates in 2023 Deadline for Registration/Payment
CTCSOL (written) 22 Apr 2023  From 14 Mar
CTCSOL (interview) 1-2 July; 8-9 July 2023 From 24 May
CTCSOL (written) 23 Sept 2023  From 15 Aug
CTCSOL (interview) 9-10 Dec; 16-17 Dec 2023  From 31 Oct

* For CTCSOL exam registration and payment, please visit the CTCSOL page for details.

The Confucius Institute has organised exams for Chinese language learners in New Zealand for over ten years.

The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), Young Learners’ Chinese Test (YCT) and Business Chinese Test (BCT) are internationally recognised, standardised Chinese exams.

The HSK is an international exam for non-native speakers which assesses proficiency in Chinese Language and Culture. It is offered several times a year at the Confucius Institute in Auckland and has written and oral components.


Exam Registration & Payment in TWO steps:

Step 2. Payment: Make the online payment. (Click the links above for online payment).

The fees charged for each examination

Exam types
and levels
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 1-3
Level 4
Fees NZ $35 NZ $55 NZ $75 NZ $95 NZ $115 NZ $135 NZ $45 NZ $65 NZ $85 NZ $30 NZ $50 NZ $70 NZ $100
  • New fee levels are to be applied to all exams from January 2022.
  • An extra Processing Fee and GST would be charged accordingly.

Exam results and certificates

HSK/YCT/HSKK exam results will be available online at www.chinesetest.cn a month after the exam and the certificates will be posted out 2 months after the exam.


For any Inquiries please contact CI‘s’ exam coordinator by email exam@ci.ac.nz.




Physical Address:
The University of Auckland
Pembridge House
31 Princes Street
Auckland Central 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 9955
Email: info@ci.ac.nz

Postal Address:
Confucius Institute in Auckland
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142, New Zealand

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