Important Announcement Related to MBBS in China by Embassy of India Beijing

  1. Over a period of time, Embassy of India in Beijing has been receiving queries/questions from prospective Indian students as well as their parents concerning studying MBBS in China and MBBS colleges in China, which are authorized to offer MBBS programs to overseas students.
  2. In this respect, the Embassy of India would like to inform you that that Ministry of Education of China had recently issued/published an official notice wherein they had shared the list of 45 Universities in China that are authorized to give admission to overseas students (including Indians) to undertake MBBS courses (in English language) in China for the year 2019.
  3. Therefore, Indian students looking to pursue MBBS in China are advised to note that only these 45 Chinese Universities are authorized to enroll international students for an MBBS degree program in English. They are also required to note the warning that teaching of MBBS course on bilingual (English/Chinese) bases is strictly forbidden.
  4. Complete details of the same can be obtained from the official website of MOE, the People's Republic of China on the following web link:
  5. The translation of the details in the web link is as follows:
    The Announcement of General Office of the Ministry of Education related to the University list and the enrollment plan for overseas MBBS undergraduates (English Teaching) for the academic year 2019-2020

Department of Education, Education Committee of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government and Bureau of Education of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps: In the spirit of Notice No. 39 of the Ministry of Education on the Interim Regulations on Quality Control Standards for International MBBS Students (2007), and to guarantee the quality of training for international MBBS students, our department has decided to manage university number and enrollment plan in the academic year 2019-2020. The relevant requirements are now notified as follows:

  1. In the academic calendar 2018-2019, the department will continue to entrust 45 MBBS universities to enroll MBBS students. Based on the routine work inspection and the results of an independent survey in March 2018, universities and institutions that fail to implement the enrollment plan will have fewer enrollment quotas. The enrollment situation of each institution will be continuously monitored /tracked.
  2. Universities that are not included in the list must not enroll overseas MBBS (Teaching in English) students and can only admit international MBBS students (teaching in Chinese). The training standard cannot be lower than local Chinese students. "Bilingual model" is strictly forbidden to be used for students' recruitment.
  3. In the spirit of the Notice and the requirements of the Standard for the Quality of Higher Education for International Students (Trial Implementation) circulated in October 2018, the concerned educational departments in the localities of universities and colleges, experts will be asked and organized to conduct follow-up research as per the situation and continue to adjust the next year's enrollment plan according to the investigation. For institutions that seriously violate the spirit of the Notice, they will be suspended or restricted as per the relevant provisions of the Regulations on Admission and Training of International Students in Schools (Decree No. 42 of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security).

List of Colleges for Overseas Students with Clinical Medicine Major (in English Language) in the School Year 2019-2020

S.No Name of University Number of international Students
1. Jilin University 62 (school year 2018-2019 was 100, 38 fewer)

Dalian Medical University

3. Chinese Medical University 100
4. Capital Medical University 100
5. Tianjin Medical University 100
6. Shandong University 78 (school year 2018-2019 100, 22 fewer)
7. Xinjiang Medical University 100
8. Fudan University 100
9. Nanjing Medical University 100
10. Jiangsu University 100

Wenzhou Medical University (Overseas Schools)

12. Zhejiang University 100
13. Wuhan University 100
14 Huazhong University of Science and Technology 100
15, Southern Medical University 100
16. Xi'an Jiaotong University 100
17. Jinan University 100
18. Sichuan University 100
19. Guangxi Medical University 100
20. Chongqing Medical University 100
21. Harbin Medical University 60
22. Beihua University 40
23. Jinzhou Medical University 60
24. Qingdao University 60
25. Ningxia Medical University 60
26. Hebei Medical University 60
27. Tongji University 60
28. Shihezi University 60
29. Southeast University 60
30. Yangzhou University 60
31. Nantong University 60
32. Suzhou University 60
33. Fujian University 60
34. Ningbo Medical University 60
35. Anhui Medical University 60
36. Xuzhou Medical College 60
37. Three Gorges University 20
38. Zhengzhou  University 60
39. Guangzhou Medical University 60
40. Sun Yat-sen University 60
41. Shantou University 20 (school year 2018-2019 was 60, 40 fewer)
42. Kunming Medical University 60
43. North Sichuan Medical College 40
44. Southwest Medical University 60
45. Xiamen University 60

In total: 3370 (school year 2018-2019 was 3470, 100 fewer)



April 29, 2019

Original Announcement Link Related to MBBS in China