Proficiency Tests

The WMCI serves as a location for various Chinese language exams. These exams are administered by Hanban and include:

  • Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
  • HSK Speaking Test (HSKK)
  • Youth Chinese Test (YCT)
  • Business Chinese Test (BCT)

These official standardized tests of Chinese proficiency in Mainland China are widely recognized by Chinese universities and employers as a way to evaluate applicants for admission, scholarships, or employment. HSK & HSKK scores can qualify a test taker for Confucius Institute Scholarships to study at top Chinese universities.

The 2018 test dates that WMCI will be offering can be found here.

Please contact WMCI Chinese Director [[dwang05, Deliang Wang]] or call 757-221-1358 (his office number) to register for the HSK test before the deadline and pay the registration fee. You can also go to to register before the deadline, and choose William and Mary Confucius Institute as your testing center. Please check test dates and registration deadlines for the HSK at WMCI.