Russian Language Certified Exam

Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University (ÚJOP UK) facilitates the internationally recognized Russian language examination TORFL-ТРКИ (The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language - Тестирование по русскому языку как иностранному) at each of the six levels of the scales of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) in cooperation with Saint Petersburg State University.

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The examination is recognized worldwide; it tests the level of all four parts of language competence (listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension, and writing) and assesses candidates' ability to use Russian language in various social situations. The TORFL-ТРКИ examination is recognized by most universities and employers around the world.

This examination is designed for candidates aged over 16, who wish to obtain credible proof of their language skills in Russian.

The TORFL-ТРКИ exam at B1 level may also be used as a substitute for one mandatory and one non-mandatory foreign language exam as part of the Czech secondary school leaving exam ('maturitní zkouška'), pursuant to Section 6 (81) of Act No. 561/2004 Coll., on pre-school, basic, secondary, tertiary professional and other education (the Education Act), as amended.
Candidates must apply to sit the examination not later that 2 weeks before the examination date.

At least 10 days before the examination date, candidates will receive a notification from the study department officer whether they have been admitted to sit the examination or not, and when the examination takes place.

As soon as candidates have been informed that they are eligible for sitting the examination, they must pay the examination fee within 5 days after receiving the confirmation of admittance.

Candidates must provide a confirmation of payment on the day of the examination.

Information about the course of the exam

The exam consists of five subtests that are carried out in a period of two days in a row:

Day 1
• grammatical and lexical test, range 50 to 90 minutes (depending on levels A1-C2)
• reading comprehension, range 45 to 90 minutes (depending on the level of A1-C2)
• writing, range 50 - 80 minutes (depending on the level A1-C2)

Day 2
• listening comprehension, range 25 to 45 minutes (depending on the level of A1-C2)
• speaking, range 45-60 minutes (depending on the level A1-C2)

Those interested in the exam, please indicate on the application form the level of the exam one wishes to take.

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Certified Exam

Sample of the certificate: Front page, back page


The exam will take place only if there are at least 4 applicants.

Examination date Monday 19.10.2020 + Tuesday 20.10.2020
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The online application is opened until 05.10.2020

Monday 30.11.2020 + Tuesday 01.12.2020
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The online application is opened until 16.11.2020
Examination date

Monday 21. 10. 2019 + Tuesday 22. 10. 2019
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The online application is opened until 6.10. 2019

Monday 2. 12. 2019 + Tuesday 3. 12. 2019
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
The online application is opened until 17.11. 2019



Level A1 – 2 700 Kč
Level A2 – 2 950 Kč
Level B1 – 3 400 Kč
Level B2 – 3 900 Kč
Level C1 – 4 400 Kč
Level C2 – 4 600 Kč

Variable number for payment: 15210

Account number and other information about payment can be found here


Prague-Krystal Study Centre, José Martího 2, 160 00 Praha 6

Underground A: Nádraží Veleslavín


(+420) 267 215 242



Take a practice test! - Mock Exam

The practice test is used to determine the level of knowledge of the language.

Examination date
  • 24.2.2020
  • 24.4.2020

or by agreement


CZK 800


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José Martího 2, 160 00 Praha 6, metro A, Nádraží Veleslavín


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