Chinese proficiency certificates issued by the State Committee for the Chinese Proficiency Test of China are:
1. Certificates certifying the possession of Chinese language skills when applying for a job on the international human resources market for which these skills are necessary;
2. Certificates fulfilling admission requirements when applying to different types of schools at various levels in China;
3. Certificates allowing their holders to be exempt from Chinese courses at the corresponding level at educational institutions.
(China.org.cn August 30, 2004)