YCT Test Information

YCT Test

YCT is the official test administered by the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters to encourage non-native Chinese-speaking primary and middle school students to learn Chinese. The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for YCT and holds the test twice every year. Any student in primary and middle school is welcome to register and participate in the test.

The next YCT test will be held on March 22, 2014.

Applicants may choose any level you prefer to attend. And the test fee of each level is listed as following:

Levels of Test

Test Fee ($)

YCT(Level1 )


YCT(Level 2)


YCT(Level 3)


YCT(Level 4)


YCT Speaking Test (Beginner Level)


YCT Speaking Test (Intermediate Level)



To register:

  1. Log on at http://www.chinesetest.cn/index.do;
  2. Choose the test center—Confucius Institute, UNL and the test date, March 22;
  3. Fill in your personal information for registration, and submit when it is confirmed completely and correctly;
  4. Complete your registration.
  5. The deadline is February 22, 2014.


To pay the Test Fee:

Once online registration is complete, please pay the test fee either by check or cash to Eve Huang or Angela in the Confucius Institute University of Nebraska - Lincoln. The check must be made payable to UNL-CI.



Angela Rystrom

Email: arystrom2@unl.edu

Tel: (402) 472 5370 (office)


Address: W205 Nebraska Hall, P.O. Box 880542, Lincoln, NE 68588-0542