Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TRKI)
What is the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL, TRKI)?
The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL, TRKI – Тест по русскому языку как иностранному) is a state multilevel system of testing the Russian proficiency of non-native speakers.
What are the TORFL levels?
TORFL has 6 Russian Proficiency Levels:
|Test of Russian as a Foreign Language||Common European Framework of Reference for Languages||Russian Academic Programs|
|Fourth Certificate||C 2*||Master’s, Ph.D. (linguistics)|
|Third Certificate||C 1*||Bachelor’s (linguistics)|
|Second Certificate||B 2*||Bachelor’s (non linguistic)|
|First Certificate||B 1||University Applicants|
*Level normally achieved by the end of the program.
Preliminary level is required to obtain the Russian citizenship.
TORFL is a two-day test.
|Day||Test Modules||Timing (min)|
|1||Grammar and Vocabulary||60-90|
|2||Listening and Speaking||240|
TORFL has a set fee for each level:
|First Certificate (TRKI-1)||6,000 rubles|
|Second Certificate (TRKI -2)||6,300 rubles|
|Third Certificate (TRKI -3)||6,500 rubles|
|A comprehensive examination in the Russian language, Russian history, and the basics of Russian legislation (obtain the temporary residence permit and residence permit in the Russian Federation) ||5,300 rubles|
|Preliminary (A2) (for obtaining the Russian citizenship)||6,000 rubles|
How to take TORFL at NSTU?
NSTU offers the tests monthly.
- Contact the NSTU TOEFL (TRKI) Test Center to register for your test. Registration deadline is two days before the test date.
- Pay the test fee.
- Complete the application form. You must provide a passport or a national identity card.
Detailed description of TORFL levels for download (Rus) nstu_trki_rus.rtf (71,7 kb)
Department of the Russian Language, TORFL Center
T +7 (383) 315 39 57
W http://ciu.nstu.ru/chair_sites/ryaz (Rus)