Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency, assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives.

Test Dates & Location:

Test Dates:

Test DateRegistration DeadlineResult
SeptemberSeptember 22 (Sunday)August 26October 22
OctoberOctober 13 (Sunday)September 16November 13
NovemberNovember 16 (Saturday)October 20December 16
DecemberDecember 1st (Sunday)November 4thJanuary 1, 2020

ICD Centres conducting HSK tests:

Note: Not all exams are conducted at all 3 ICD Centers Karachi,Lahore and Islamabad. Kindly contact us to reconfirm available open date and venue.

Test Registration & Fee:

For registration, fill out this form.
Please note that you are required to upload your ID document (Valid CNIC / Passport ) , a passport size picture and fee receipt.

Test fees:

HSK LevelVocabularyChinese Language Proficiency ScaleCEFRTest duration
*Test Fee in PKR
HSK (Level IV)1200Level IVB2105Rs. 3,500
HSK (Level III)600Level IIIB190Rs. 3,500
HSK (Level II)300Level IIA255Rs. 1,600
HSK (Level I)150Level IA140Rs. 1,600

*Test fee can be revised without prior notice and may differ center to center so contact us for current fee. If payment is being made online by credit / debit card add 2% bank charges when paying. In case of bulk group booking, contact nearest ICD Center for possible discount.

Test Results:

Results are announced online within 4 weeks. Test takers will receive the result certificates for their HSK exam issued by Hanban after 6 weeks from the exam date.

Test Preparation:

Face to FaceSome of ICD Centres offer face to face classes. Kindly contact neatest centre to check what support they offer.
Online preparation· You can purchase HSK Online preparation web portal that can help students to prepare for HSK exams at their own pace and are suitable for those who don’t have time to attend face to face classes.
· Cost= PKR 8000 PKR· To place your order, fill out this
Buy booksHSK Preparatory Books with Audio is available at ICD.
HSK – Level 1 -Rs. 2500HSK – Level 2 – Rs. 2500HSK – Level 3- Rs. 2500
HSK – Level 4 – Rs. 5000Place your

Latest Information:

HSK Testing LevelContents# of
Level 1
Listening Comprehension20401540*
Reading Comprehension2015
Level 2
Listening Comprehension35602555*
Reading Comprehension2520
Level 3
Listening Comprehension40803590*
Reading Comprehension3025
Level 4
Listening Comprehension4510030105*
Reading Comprehension4040

Test Day Information:

Candidates must adhere following before Exam:

  • Candidate must reach test centre 20-30 minutes before the starting time.
  • Candidates are required to bring their CNIC card or Passport, or they won’t be allowed to take test.
  • No edible is allowed within test centre.
  • Candidates aren’t allowed to bring cell phone, any electronic devices and bags in the test centre.
  • Stationary and pages will be provided by the institute to perform the exam.

Support for Teachers:

If you are a Chinese Teacher in a Language Institute, looking to book a group of students can contact ICD center for possible discounts.