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The Scoring System of HSK

A: 1) The scoring program for HSK Basic is as follows:
A sub score of HSK Basic is a scale score ranging from "0" to "100" with 50 as the mean and 20 as the regular deviation. The complete score, which is the sum of scale scores for sub scores, is actually a scale score ranging from "0" to "300." The scale sub scores show the relative position of an examinee in a standard HSK Basic sample group. The kind and grade of HSK Basic is based mostly to the total score.
2) The scoring system for Elementary-Intermediate and Advanced are as follows:
A sub score of Elementary-Intermediate and Innovative is actually a scale with 50 as the mean and 15 as the regular deviation. The complete score can be a scaled score with 200 as the mean score and 60 since the regular deviation.

Exam subjects Testing Types   Score
HSK Level 3 Writing     Completing sentences    60
  Writing characters   40
HSK Level 4 Writing   Completing sentences   60
  Making sentences according to each picture 40
HSK Level 5 Writing   Completing   sentences   40
  Writing a passage           60
HSK Level 6 Writing        Composition     100
HSK Oral test (Elementary)   Repeating after listening   30
   Answering after listening   30
  Answering questions 40
HSK Oral test(Intermediate)  Repeating after listening 30
   Story Narration 30
  Answering questions  40
 HSK Oral test (Advanced) Repeating after listening 30
  Reading 20
  Answering questions 50