MBBS in China
MBBS China, one of the most popular medical destinations in the world, offers two medical programs for aspiring doctors. The first program, known as the doctoral program, lasts three years, and the second – the bachelor’s program – consists of five years of theoretical and practical training and one year of internship. There are 45 MBBS in China Medical University accredited by leading medical institutions such as PMC, WHO, and IMED.
The cost of the 5+1-year MBBS program is very affordable for Pakistani students – under Rs 30,000 and the medical facilities are world-class. After completion of the MBBS program, medical students who wish to work as doctors in Pakistan must pass the National Examination (NEXT). This is a compulsory exam that must be passed to obtain a medical license in Pakistan. MBBS in China also gives medical students permission to work in this country, which has higher salaries, up to 65% higher than Pakistan and a well-developed healthcare system.
Below are the brief facts about MBBS in China for Pakistani students:
- Reasonable salary structure
- First-class infrastructure
- Mandatory MDCAT qualification
- The minimum deposit is 20,000,000
- Minimum qualification requirements
- Scholarships up to 40,000 USD per year
- Accredited by PMC, FAIMER and WHO.
- Most medical schools in China are state-funded.
- Pakistan Medical Council has accredited 45 medical schools in China.
- MBBS course duration, eligibility requirements and admission procedure.
The MBBS program in China lasts 5+1 years, including one year of clinical practice. According to the license for foreign doctors 2021, after passing the NEXT1 exam, a one-year internship in Pakistan required.
Each university in China accepts applications according to different criteria. The School of Medicine recruits Pakistani students for the MBBS program in China under three streams.
Applications considered on the basis of a 12th-grade high school diploma.
Applications accepted on the basis of 12th-grade marks and MDCAT scores.
MDCAT scores weighted.
In order to maintain the quality of education in China, most universities give preference to students who have received 65-70% or more marks for 12 classes. Few universities will consider students with scores below this mark.
Students who wish to pursue an MBBS degree in China must have reached the age of 17 by December 31 of the year in which they wish to apply.
They must have passed the Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English examinations in class 12 or have an equivalent level of education.
Pakistani medical students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Medicine degree in China must take the mandatory MDCAT exam.
MBBS Cost in China 2022
The tuition fee of the MBBS program in China is very affordable as compared to countries like UK and USA. The cost of an MBBS program in China is approximately 50% of the tuition fee of the cheapest private medical school in Pakistan. The average cost of an MBBS program in China for the 2021-2022 academic year is 30000 yuan (1 yuan = 33 rupees).
Name of medical school Tuition fee per year (Pak rupees)
1 Jilin University 33,000 yuan/year 3,46,000 Iranian reals/year
2 Capital Medical University 50,000 RMB/year 5,25,000 INR/year
3 Yangzhou University 30,000 RMB/year 3,15,000 INR/year
4 Fudan University 75,000 yuan/year 7,87,500 Iranian reals/year
5 Guangzhou Medical University 30,000 yuan/year INR 3,15,000/year
6 Harbin Medical University 30,000 yuan/year INR 3,15,000/year
7 Nantong Medical University 26,000 yuan/year INR 2,73,000/year
8 China Medical University 40,000 RMB/year 4,47,920 INR/year
9 Qingdao University 30,000 yuan/year INR 3,15,000/year
10 Nanjing Medical University 34,000 RMB/year 3,57,000 INR/year
An MBBS Tuition Fees In China For Pakistani Students
Here MBBS in China is a great deal for Pakistani students. MBBS tuition fees in China are very affordable compared to countries like the UK and the US. In addition, the fees offered by universities for MBBS programs are about 50% of the lowest private medical school fees in Pakistan. The average tuition fee for an MBBS program in China, starting in the academic year 2021-2022, will be 30 000 RMB (were 1 RMB = 33 rupees).
Annual living costs will be between RMB 4500-5000. This affordable accommodation is available on campus. Therefore, for parents who send their children to study abroad, student safety is not a concern. On average, a student spends 800-900 RMB on food each month, which seems very reasonable.
The two countries connected by low-cost flights, making it easier for students to travel. It is advisable to book flights in advance for relatively low fares.
Why study MBBS in China?
Over the years, Chinese medical education has attracted students. Every year, many Pakistani students travel to China to study medicine.
The country is technologically and medically advanced to teach new techniques.
PMC has approved 45 national universities
These universities rank high in the world rankings.
Easy admission process without entrance exam
MBBS in China is affordable
Universities offer scholarships for deserving students
Fair cost of living
English is the language of instruction
MBBS duration in China – 5+1 years (including 1-year clinical placement).
An internship in China is valid in Pakistan
Excellent international visibility
China is a developed country and universities have a world-class infrastructure to offer their students.
Many Pakistani students are already studying MBBS in China, which creates a sense of community for newly arrived students.
MBBS degrees awarded in China recognized worldwide.
China’s diverse culture offers students learning opportunities
Transport links between the two countries are developing very well as we are neighbors.
China is a safe country to live in.