This test is for beginners who have around 60h of classes under their belt and mastered 300 words, double the effort of HSK 1 if you want. It is, similar to HSK 1, made up by a listening and a reading part, lasting 55 minutes in total.
Part 1: Listening
Part 2: Reading
Scoring SystemThe maximum score for this test is 200 with 120 required to pass. There are 100 points for listening and 100 points for reading.
More InformationThe sample pictures above as well as the information where taken from chinaeducenter.com. On this website you can find further information, the outline of the 300 vocabularies as well as a mock test with mp3 needed for the listening (as part of the outline vocabulary download package). Have a look at this, it might be very helpful in the course of preparing for the test.
HSK 2 Vocabulary Guide
This vocabulary guide contains all 5000 HSK vocabularies grouped by level starting from HSK 1 and finishing with HSK 6. The vocabularies are based on the changes from 2012 and all come with Pinyin and English translation.