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All about the New HSK 7-9 Test

Finally, the New HSK 7-9 test is coming! As the advanced Chinese levels, the new HSK 7-9 bands get a lot of attention since its standards were released. Now, the first global formal HSK 7-9 test was held on November 26, 2022. Note that there is one HSK exam for Bands 7-9 of the advanced level. The testee’s level will be determined by their score.

More about the NEW HSK 3.0’s details and changes.

Where to register for and take the HSK 7-9 test?

There are two main forms of the exam: a paper-based test, an internet-based test at the test center. You can choose the one provided in your country or area.

Where to register:

Registration deadline for the global exam is listed below.

Test fee payment: Pay online if you will take the test in the Chinese mainland; Contact your test site and pay there if you are in other areas of the world.

Registration Process:

  1. Choose Test Center
  2. Fill out personal information
  3. Upload your information
  4. Confirm Registration
  5. Registration confirmed by officials 

Who can participate in the HSK 7-9 test?

The advanced level of the new HSK, from Band 7 to Band 9, is designed for advanced Chinese learners, including those who major in Chinese language and literature, those who study in China for their master’s and doctoral degrees, sinologists, as well as those who need to use Chinese in their work and research. 


  • Registering across countries is NOT allowed.

The New HSK 7-9 test structure and content

Test Section

Test Content

Test Type



(30 mins)

Part 1

Including news reports, business negotiations, debates, interviews, speeches, lectures, documentaries, conference talks, etc.

Right or Wrong


(10 objective)

40 items

Part 2

Choose or fill in the correct answer


(9 objective + 3 subjective)

Part 3

Choose or fill in the correct answer


(15 objective + 3 subjective)


(60 mins)

Part 1

Including news reports, popular science articles, investigation reports, academic literature, Chinese culture, general situations, etc.

Choose the correct answers


(28 objective)

47 items

Part 2

Put the content in order

(5 objective)

Part 3

Answer brief questions


(14 subjective)


(55 mins)

Part 1

Describe and analyze charts. Express and demonstrate your own perspective and opinions based on the given topics. 


(200 words)


(1 subjective)

2 items

Part 2


(600 words)

(1 subjective)


(41 mins)

Part 1

Translate or interpret different genres of materials in foreign languages into Chinese, such as expository essays, narrative essays, arguments, etc.


(2 subjective)

2 items

Part 2


(2 subjective)

2 items

Oral Test

(24 mins)

Part 1

Retell or express your own perspectives or opinions based on the given essays, including practical essays, narrative essays, and argumentative essays.

Read and speak

(1 subjective)

5 items

Part 2

Answer questions based on the given materials

(3 subjective)

Part 3

Express perspectives and opinions

(1 subjective)

In Total




67 objectives + 31 subjective


Download New HSK 7-9 Vocabulary

When to take the HSK 7-9 test? The test schedules (2024)

Chinese Proficiency Test HSK (Level 7-9) Test DateTest FormDeadline of Test RegistrationScore announcement
May-18 (Saturday)Internet-based Test at-centerApr-28Jun-20 ※
Nov.–9 (Saturday)Internet-based Test at-centerOct-25Dec-9
※ Score announcement delayed for one week due to festival vacation.

What should I know about the HSK 7-9 test?

Computer requirements:

  1. Please install Windows (7/10) operating system and Google Chrome. DO NOT use Mac (Apple)
  2. Suggested screen resolution ≥ 1440 * 900 (Less than 1366 * 768 is NOT allowed) Windows 10 displays 100%
  3. Must have a camera (≥ 300,000 Pixels)
  4. Mobile devices are NOT allowed (including cellphones, tablets, etc.)

Required headset

  1. Plug-in headset is necessary (Bluetooth headsets are NOT allowed)
  2. Make sure your headset is clear and of good quality. Make sure your microphone has good acoustics
  3. When taking the Listening and Oral test sections, please wear your headset

Internet requirements

The upload and download symmetrical bandwidth should be ≥20M, and the connection speed for the test taker must reach 150KB/s or above. Proxy mode or VPNs cannot be used. Please test the network speed yourself in advance, and if it meets the standard when tested more than three times, it qualifies.

For more details about the HSK 7-9 test requirements, you can download here.

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