MCI approved Medical Colleges in China

Going to China for MBBS? Know the list of MCI Approved Medical Colleges in China. ....

Standyou Team
Standyou Team

Jan 13, 2020 01:17:05



Each year, the looming scenario as to whether being admitted to a good medical institution haunts thousands of students. If the aspirant is lucky enough, he/she will manage to get through the absolutely meticulous and never-seem-to-end admission procedure of getting admitted to a prestigious government Institution. If not, students have to turn to private colleges with the baggage of paying ludicrous amounts of donation. In such stressful circumstances, foreign medical Universities come to the rescue for Indian medical aspirants.

Numerous countries across the globe offer medical courses that are highly affordable. One such country is China; MBBS programs in China are top-tier followed by a cost-friendly fee structure.

For Indian students to accrue eligibility, the minimum qualifying percentage is quite low, making it a lot easier for the aspirants to get through the admission process. China houses several MCI approved and WHO recognized Universities which is a further addition to the region's eminence and desirability factor. Students are not required to sit for various entrance exams as the admission is based on the marks secured in 12th standard with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as core subjects.  The universities in China feature premium infrastructure and provides superlative accommodation options to students. After the course is completed, students are granted with ample opportunities to work in the field. Also, the degree awarded to students is recognized globally, be it any developed nation.


Medical Studies in China

In the year 1995, the total percentage of International Students was summed up to be less than 37,000 and the country was nowhere to be found in the list of leading study destinations. With time, the country displayed an exponential growth in the education sector. Now China is hailed as the fifth most desirable study destination across the globe followed a by a massive increase in the number of International Students by 1200%, which is around 490,000 + people.

China's ever-growing economy and it's active engagement in multilateral and bilateral trade has certainly become a driving force for attracting international aspirants to study in China.

China is home for numerous medical schools, 45 of which are MCI approved and recognized by WHO. The overall cost of the program is lower than that of the US, Japan, Korea, and other European Countries. Students are provided with ample opportunities to work within or outside the country. There's no requirement of paying hefty donations or capitation fee during the admission process. The overall cost of living is similar to Indian standards, affordable and cheap with no compromise on quality. The prestigious universities provide unparalleled facilities to the students. Several Universities comprise of digital libraries, WIFI, laboratories equipped with the latest tools, etc. The low fee structure is certainly a huge reason why International students choose China as a study destination. Students can apply for various scholarships and other aided support. Once selected, students can easily avail visa.


About China

Housing a population of over 1.428 billion, China is a country situated in East Asia sprawling across 9,600,00 square kilometers. The Communist Party of China governs the country. China was one of the 4 earliest civilizations to come to existence in the world. With the Yangtze River and Yellow River as its base and cradles, China is home for various ethnic groups. The common language spoken in the region is Mandarin. The Great Wall, Dragon Tattoo, Panda are some of the significant symbols in Chinese Culture. Chinese Money is regarded by two names: the people's Renminbi (RMB) and the Yuan (CNY).

While the official currency of China used as an exchange medium is Renminbi, Yuan is the base unit of an account associated with the country's financial and social system.

As per China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, over 444,000 International students chose China as their study destination in the year 2016. Students are driven to come to China, ranking the country third globally alongside US and UK.

The total share of International Students seeking higher education has increased by 13% in the last 10 years.

The government is heavily investing in students by providing tons of scholarships and funding opportunities. Currently, 40,000 scholarships across 277 institutions are being provided. In 2015, 40% of the International Students received scholarships.


Medical Curriculum

During the years of 2016-17, the minimum qualifying percentage was changed from 50% to 60%. From the year 2019, The Medical Council of India made it mandatory to appear for National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test (NEET) for students applying abroad.

Universities in China do not require any of the language tests. Students are not asked to pay heavy donations or capitation fees. International students can apply for various scholarships offered by the Chinese government.

Language is not much of a barrier as the curriculum is majorly taught in English across many universities. The duration of the program is that of 5+1 years, one year solely dedicated to internships.

It follows a standard six years of the professional degree program (5 + 1) for the students. More importantly, it also follows European education standards for Universities, making it a great option for students across the globe. A student will go through a meticulous curriculum for five years and then get an internship for the next year.

Apart from learning the standard medicinal practices and applications, a student also has an opportunity to learn Chinese medicine. As Chinese medicine is globally recognized for great benefits, it includes subjects like pressure points, herbs, and several other practices. Hence, giving a student and overall better competitive edge with a new set of skills in the medical field.

Students also learn about Chinese cultures and practices. Furthermore, they can also opt to learn the Chinese language and increase their proficiency as a global-level medical professional. While the Education of Ministry has listed the Universities allowed to take international students with the English language as the medium, other universities are free to enroll any student who is already proficient in speaking mandarin (Mandarin is the Chinese language).

What is MCI?

The Medical Council Of India (MCI) was established as a statutory body with the motive of assigning premium standards for medical education in India until the National Medical was formed. The Council grants accreditation to Medical institutions, recognized medical qualifications, practitioner's license and supervises medical practice in India.

Medical Institutes in China are recognized by UNESCO, WHO, and MCI (Medical Council of India). The MD degree qualifies the student to give the MCI screening test in order to become a medical professional. As a result, you gain the eligibility to work in any country once the degree is awarded.


List of MCI approved Universities in China (English Medium)

  1. Guangzhou Medical University
  2. Chinese Medical University
  3. Shantou University
  4. Kunming Medical University
  5. North Sichuan Medical University
  6. Southwest Medical University
  7. Xiamen University
  8. China Three Gorges University
  9. Zhengzhou University
  10. Nantong University
  11. Suzhou University
  12. Ningbo University
  13. Fujian Medical University
  14. Anhui Medical University
  15. Xuzhou Medical University
  16. Hebei Medical University
  17. Ningxia Medical University
  18. Tongji University
  19. Shihezi University
  20. Southeast University
  21. Yangzhou University
  22. Guangxi Medical University
  23. Sichuan University
  24. Chongqing Medical University
  25. Harbin Medical Science University
  26. Beihua University
  27. Jinzhou Medical University
  28. Qingdao University
  29. Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  30. Xi’an Jiaotong University
  31. Southern Medical University
  32. Jinan University
  33. Wenzhou Medical University
  34. Zhongnan University
  35. Liaoning Medical University
  36. Nanjing Medical University
  37. Jiangsu University
  38. Wenzhou Medical University
  39. Fudan University
  40. Xinjiang Medical University
  41. Shandong University
  42. Dalian Medical University
  43. Capital Medical University
  44. Tianjin Medical University
  45. Jilin University

Fee Structure of Top Universities

Medical Universities

Tuition Fee Per Year

Hostel Fee Per Year

Jillin University

29000 RMB


7200 RMB


China Medical University

40000 RMB

7000 RMB

Dalian Medical University

45000 RMB

8000 RMB

Capital University, China

45000 RMB

7500 RMB

Shangdong University

45000 RMB

7000 RMB

Eudan University

75000 RMB

10000 RMB

Nanjang Medical University

36000 RMB

6000 RMB

Xi'an Jiaotong University

40000 RMB

8000 RMB

Zhejiang University

40000 RMB

7000 RMB

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

40000 RMB

7500 RMB


Eligibility Criteria

- The applicant must be a minimum of 17 years old.

- Students belonging to the General category must complete a high school degree with a minimum of 60% marks.

- Students of SC/ST/OBC Category must have cleared high school degree with minimum 55% marks.

- The applicants must possess basic English language writing, speaking understanding ability.

- If they do not have English proficiency, then they should have mandarin (Chinese language) proficiency.

Requisite Documents

- Scanned 12th class Mark sheet

- Scanned 10th Class Mark sheet

- Scanned NEET Scorecard

- One Passport Size Photo

- Birth Certificate

- Transfer Certificate

- Migration Certificate

- Health Insurance And Travel Certificate

- Scanned Copy Of Passport

- Guardian's bank state confirming you are in the condition to afford the fee and living costs

- Visa


Admission Process

Step 1. – Go to the portal and fill up the online form with the correct details. Applicants are also required to pay a certain amount for the filling of the form.

Step 2. – Once filled, the applicant will receive an acceptance/invitation letter from the Medical university he/she applied to.

Step 3. – After a period of 25- 30 days, the applicant receives the offer letter. Once received, he/she has to pay the requisite course fee.

Step 4. – After paying the fee, applicants can initiate the visa process. For the student visa, the candidate must possess a passport, recent passport-sized photograph, visa form, JW202 form, offer letter, health check-up form. The Embassy will issue the visa after the requirements are met.

Step 5. – As soon as the process is complete, avail the visa card.

Step 6. – Well, it’s time to catch a flight to China!

Cost Of Living

China is one of the most affordable study destinations in the entire world. The universities provide on-campus accommodation choices which students can easily avail. Even with cheap and affordable expenses, the quality of living is not compromised at all. The hostels/dormitory provided by universities will not cost you much as well. Students can also choose to rent an apartment together, which will cost somewhere around INR 45,000 with bills included. For students looking for a quick lunch on their way to class, the food will cost you somewhere around 15 RMB. Extra-care products and other necessities will fall around 150 to 200 RMB.

The average living cost for students residing in China, including accommodation, sums up to be 2,00,000 INR per anum. For students who opt to stay at the hostels provided by the university, the accommodation fee is included in the yearly fee. For transportation, students can expect the total expenditure to be somewhere around INR 15,000 every year. Study material and medical insurance will cost you around 600 RMB per year. Food expenses will lie somewhere between INR 10,000 - INR 15,000. Overall, to lead a comfortable lifestyle, a student will need around 20,000 to 30,000 INR per month.


China is very vast, geographically. Whether you want to scale the mountains or hit the beach, China will not disappoint you with the long-range of pursuits offered by the country. Be it Beijing's Forbidden city, rice terrains of the Guangxi province or the Great Wall; Students will find themselves on their toes while exploring the country. Home to distinct ethnic groups, there's no shortage of cultures and diversity. The Chinese culture has left a major impact on Japanese and Korean traditions. Mandarin is the largest spoken language in the entire world which certainly puts the country on the map for recognition!

Over the years, China has become a dream destination among Indian students who wish to pursue higher studies abroad.

The ever-growing economy of China has managed to gain a lot of attention overseas which is one of the many reasons why students from different countries want to be a part of China's remarkable development. The crime rates are very low, therefore proving to be a safe and secure place for International Students. The government of the country is dedicated to providing scholarships and other funding aids to International Students. The affordable lodgings and high-quality lifestyle, followed by premium education, make China the most desirable study center in the world!

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