Optional exams are offered at the Confucius Institute in Auckland to motivate students and to assess their progress. Please find the dates and registration information of the examinations in 2018.

The calendar of the examinations in 2018

Exam DatesExamsDeadline for
Registration/Payment
Dates of results
announced online
Online registrationOnline Payment
22 April 2018HSK Levels 1-626 March 201822 May 2018Register NOWPayment link
19 May 2018HSK Speaking22 April 201819 June 2018Register NOWPayment link
5 August 2018BCT Levels A-B9 July 20185 Sept 2018Register NOWPayment link
25 August 2018YCT Level 1-429 July 201825 Sept 2018Register NOWPayment link
14 Oct 2018HSK Level 1-617 Sept 201814 Nov 2018Register NOWPayment link
17 Nov 2018YCT Level 1-421 October 201817 Dec 2018Register NOWPayment link

* Click the links on the right columns above for online registration and payment.

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 twice a year at the Confucius Institute in Auckland and has written and oral components.

  • Exam Registration & Payment (Note these are two separate processes):
Step 1. Registration: Register at the Chinese Test website: www.chinesetest.cn.
Step 2. Payment: Make the online payment. (Click the links below for online payment).

The fees charged for each examination

Exam types and levelsFee (GST included)
HSK, Level 1 & 2NZ $35
HSK, Level 3 & 4NZ $55
HSK, Level 5 & 6NZ $75
HSK Speaking, BeginnerNZ $35
HSK Speaking, IntermediateNZ $55
HSK Speaking, AdvancedNZ $75
YCT, Level 1-3NZ $20
YCT, Level 4NZ $30
BCT (A), Listening,Reading & WritingNZ $70
BCT (B), Listening,Reading& WritingNZ $100

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.

BCT exam results and certificates will be available online at www.chinesetest.cn a month after the exam.

* Any Inquiries please contact CI exam coordinator Ms Meiju Wang
(Email: meiju.wang@auckland.ac.nz; Tel: (09) 923 1916)