Announcement on the Vietnamese Language Proficiency Test for Foreigners (Doing Test on Computer)

Friday - 30/06/2023 23:58
University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University announce the schedule for Vietnamese language proficiency test for foreigners in 2023 as the following:

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1. Date of examination and Date of registration


Date of examination

Deadline for registration


29/07 and 30/07/2023

26/06/2023 – 10/07/2023


30/09 and 01/10/2023

28/08/2023 – 11/09/2023


02/12 and 03/12/2023

30/10/2023 – 13/11/2023

* USSH will not organize the Vietnamese language proficiency test if the number of candidates is below 30.
2. Times and Location:
- Morning: The test of Listening, Reading, and Writing will take part from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, candidates must present before 7:15 am.
- Afternoon: The test of Speaking will take part from 1:30 pm.
- Location: Block BC, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, 336 Nguyen Trai str, Thanh Xuan Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam.

3. Participants:

Students need to be examined for Vietnamese language proficiency and awarded a Vietnamese language certificate;
a) Having valid registration documents; paying the exam fee and certificate providing fee following the regulation;

b) Not being banned to take part in any examinations following the regulation at point g, clause 2, article 29 in Circular no 27/2021/TT-BGDĐT promulgated on 07/10/2021

4. Exam fee:

4.1. Students who do not study at USSH: 3.800.000 VND
4.2. Students who study at USSH above 60 hour-class within 6 months before the date of examination: 2.500.000 VND

5. Application for registration

- 02 photos size 4x6 (cm) within 6 months before the registration date, having name and date of birth at the back of photo.
- Copy of valid passport.
- Application form.
- 01 copy of certificate as proof for study time at USSH above 60 hour-class within 6 months (if available).
* Noted: Candidates must bring the original personal documents when applying.

6. Places receiving documents:

- Center for Vietnamese Language and Culture, Room 114, Block A , 336 Nguyen Trai str, Thanh Xuan Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
- Faculty of Vietnamese Studies and Language, B7 Bis, Tran Dai Nghia Str, Back Khoa ward, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
* Receiving documents from Monday to Friday; Morning: from 8:30 am to 11:30 am; Afternoon: from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

7. Information

Candidates check the location, list of exam rooms, registration number, and schedule at Website: or
* Note: Candidates must bring the original valid documents. Items are not allowed to bring in the exam rooms including: mobile phone, transceivers, smart watches,… Candidates present late after the starting time will not be allowed to do the test.

8. Exam format

• Listening:
- Part 1: Candidates will listen to a question or a situation then choose the correct answers.
- Part 2, 3, 4: Candidates will listen to a conversation or paragraph then choose the correct answers
*Noted: You will only hear once.
• Reading: Including 40 questions, candidates will read excerpts and choose the correct answers;
• Writing: Including 3 parts:
- Part 1: Fill in the blanks
- Part 2: Write a letter
- Part 3: Write an essay
• Speaking: Including 3 parts:
- Part 1: Answer the questions
- Part 2: Discuss and choose one of the given answers
- Part 3: Candidates choose a general topic or academic topic and allow to use the available suggestions or individually brainstorm their own ideas (part 3 ends with discussing questions on those above topics)
Noted: Reading, Listening, and Writing will be done on the computer.

9. Results announcement

- Results will be shown at Website: or maximum after 5 working-day from the date of examination.
- Grades of Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking, and the average grade are calculated on a scale of 10, rounding the number up to  0,5.
- The final grade is equal to the Vietnamese Language Proficiency for the foreigners’ system as the following:




1.0 – 1.5


2.0 – 3.5


4.0 – 5.5


6.0 – 7.0


7.5 – 8.5


9.0 – 10.0

- Grades are not considered converting if the candidate has 1 out of 4 skills having the result below 1.
- Candidates can only have the results converted upto level 2 if 1 out of 4 skills have a result below 3.5

10. Check examination papers

- After the results are announced on the website, if the candidates need to do the checking examination papers results, they will have to submit an application within 7 days with the fee of 100.000 VND/skill at room 609 – Office for Academic Affairs, USSH.
- The results of checking examination papers will be announced no more than 15 days after the first day of receiving the application.

11. Certificate

- The Vietnamese Language Certificate is designed and provided following the regulations of the Ministry of Education. Candidates must bring their passport when going to take the certificate.
- Candidates receive the Vietnamese Language Certificate at the places where they apply the registration.


Author: USSH Media

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