HSK Level 5 - HKU SPACE: Chinese courses
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HSK Level 5

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
06 Dec 2020 (Sun)
2.5 hours
Chinese (Exam instruction complemented with English)
Course Fee
HK$760 (includes postage)
How to Apply
Deadline on 16 Oct 2020 (Fri)
3762 0805
2548 7027
*HSK & HSKK Tests Application (DEC 2020) - Now Opens*

Application for HSK & HSKK Tests on 6 Dec 2020 (Sun) now opens for application. Please refer to "Programme Details" & “Apply” for procedures.

As the pandemic situation is still fluid, the exam could be subjected to changes accordingly if necessary. Notifications will be sent to all candidates via email, SMS messages, and webpage updates.

For queries, please contact hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk with your application details.

HSK Level 5 corresponds to the Level Five of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages and the C1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It consists of 100 listening, reading and writing questions. It is for candidates who possess knowledge of 2500 commonly used Chinese characters and understand the corresponding grammatical structure. 

For more information on HSK and Chinese Testing International, please visit:

For application, please apply directly in person/by post with HKU SPACE.


New applications for dec 2020
  • Exam date: 6 Dec 2020, Sunday 
  • Application deadline: 16 Oct 2020 (Fri)
  • Vacancies are limited on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Venue: HKU SPACE Learning Centre, Hong Kong Island (To be confirmed)
  • The HSK Test is a paper-and-pen-based exam and offered in Simplified Chinese version only.
  • Please apply in person or by post (see "Apply" for details).

Test Dates

Enrolment Start Date

Enrolment Deadline

Available Test Types

9 May 2020 (Ended)

March 2020

20 Mar 2020

Written (Levels 1-6)+ Speaking (Subject to availability)

6 Dec 2020 (Sunday)

Sep 2020

16 Oct 2020 (Fri)

Written (Levels 1-6)+ Speaking (Subject to availability)

**The test schedule could be subjected to changes if necessary. Applicants will be notified by SMS/email and website updates. Please apply with your regular email address and contact number. **
The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), operated by the Chinese Testing International (wholly-owned by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, a non-governmental public institution affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China), is a national standardized test to assess the Chinese language proficiency of non-native speakers.

The HSK Level 5 would be most suitable for students who in the past two years have attended Chinese classes not less than 2-4 hours per week, having a basic vocabulary of 2500 Chinese characters and understand the corresponding grammatical structure.

Test Contents

Item Numbers

Test Duration



About 30 minutes



45 minutes



40 minutes

Filling in answer sheet


5 minutes



About 125 minutes

Note: Only paper-based test is offered. The test is conducted in Simplified Chinese.

For more details, please visit:


Coming HSK Level 5

Date: 6 Dec 2020 (Sunday)
Start Time: 1:30 pm (Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time)
Venue: HKU SPACE Learning Centre, Hong Kong Island (to be confirmed)
**Application deadline: 16 Oct 2020 (Fri)

HSK Admission Ticket

Admission ticket and relevant documents will be sent to candidates by surface mail about two weeks before HSK test date.

Please contact our office at hkpeac@hkuspace.hku.hk with your full name and HKID/passport number if you do not receive your admission ticket by the above date.  

Collection of HSK Score Report

The HSK Score Report will be available for collection/by request using registered mail service (about three months after the test date, subjected to delivery from host organiser).

Please ensure your mailing address has a proxy who can sign for the collection of the registered mail during day-time


1.    We reserve the right to reject any incomplete applications.
2.    Late application is strictly not accepted.
3.    Unless if the test is cancelled, fees paid are not refundable.
4.    Places are limited, on a first-come, first-served basis.

For HSK 2020 Schedule, please visit:

HSK Level 5 -
Application Code 1860-1055NW
Start Date 06 Dec 2020 (Sun)

Days / Time
  • Sunday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

- Pen-and-paper based exam only. Candidates must possess knowledge of written Chinese.

Course Fee
  • HK$760 (includes postage)

Application FormDownload Application Form
Parent Consent Form (for applicants under 18 years of age)

Enrolment Method
Documents Required for Enrolment
  1. A completed Enrolment Form SF26 [Enrolment Form SF26 can be obtained from HKU SPACE website or  HKU SPACE enrolment centres.];
  2. A white background passport-sized photo (appr. 45mm x 55mm) for the use of admission ticket and score report
  3. HKID/Passport copy
  4. Consent form signed by parents (for under-aged applicants, please download the form from this webpage)
  5. Payment for exam fee by any of the following methods:

In person: Cash / EPS / VISA or Master Card / Crossed cheque / Banker’s draft
By post: Crossed cheque / Banker’s draft (Payable to “HKU SPACE”)

By Post / In Person

Applicants are required to complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26.  Either take or post the completed form, along with the appropriate exam fee, one passport-sized photo, HKID/passport copy and parent consent form (for under-aged applicants), to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

postal application

Please send all application documents to:

"Attn: Miss Yick, Oriental Studies (Putonghua - HSK exam), HKU SPACE, 11/F Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, Fortress Hill, NORTH POINT, HK".


Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Exam fees can be paid by cash or EPS at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Exam fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the test title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate exam fees in the form of a cheque, one passport-sized photo, HKID/passport copy and parent consent form (for under-aged applicants) to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any HKU SPACE enrolment centres, specifying “HSK Test Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the exam fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres

  1. Applicants may be required to pay the exam fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the test is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. test cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  5. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued after the test.
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