DHAKA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Dhaka University Confucius Institute in Bangladesh capital has conducted this year's first HSK, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi or the Chinese Proficiency Test.
Scores of students attended in different levels of HSK examinations held at the institute on Saturday.
Zhou Mingdong, director at Dhaka University Confucius Institute, told Xinhua that they conducted Saturday HSK level 2, 3, 4 and 5 examinations, first Chinese language proficiency test of this year.
She said more than 100 students from the Dhaka University Confucius Institute and other Bangladesh educational institutes including NorthSouth University, Bangladesh Open University and Bangladesh University of Professionals attended the examinations Saturday.
Apart from different examination for different HSK levels, Zhou said they also conducted examination for Speaking Test - HSKK, which is aimed at measuring Chinese learners' speaking skills.
She said the Dhaka University Confucius Institute conducted two more examinations last year when hundreds of students attended in different levels of HSK and HSKK to test their Chinese ability to face practical and real-life situations.
The Dhaka University Confucius Institute has become a prime destination for Chinese language learners in Bangladesh.
Another HSK examination will be held next month.
The HSK, designed and developed by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University, is one of the most important academic testing systems in relation to Chinese language study around the world.