The provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government, education department (Commission), the Education Bureau of Xinjiang production and Construction Corps:
In order to meet the demands of Chinese Language Teaching in the world, the Hanban headquarter initiated the new version of Chinese proficiency test papers, namely HSK, including the exams that are still in parallel use today. According to the statistical analysis of the new HSK test and the results of the first new HSK test, the pass mark of the four, five or six level of new HSK test is set at 180 points, corresponding to the elementary level certificate C level, middle level and high level certificate C level respectively.
Given the fact that new HSK and HSK will be used in parallel for a period of time in the future, in order to maintain the effect of Regulations of the International Students Register with Chinese Proficiency Certificate (to teach foreigners 668) continually, the relevant matters are being notified as follow:
First, with Chinese Proficiency Certificate or the new Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Score Report, the international students can register into the professional undergraduate learning.
Second, the pass mark of the four level new HSK is 180 points, which can be regarded as the elementary level certificate C temporarily. It is the level that the premed students must reach when they complete one year preparatory education of the Chinese government scholarship in science, engineering, agriculture, medicine (except for traditional Chinese medicine specialty), economics, law, management and education. Universities and colleges can refer to the Chinese language requirements of the Chinese government scholarship students into undergraduate matriculation to decide the Chinese language level of its self-financed international students.
Third, it is the universities and colleges that decide whether its international students take new HSK or HSK.
Fourth, please notify the relevant schools with each territorial immediately.