Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to study MBBS in medical colleges of China?

Any Indian citizen who has attained the age of 17 years and has passed 10+2 Level from any recognized Council/Board of India or abroad. He/She must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology as elective subjects and obtained minimum 50% in aggregate of PCB combined. Also must have studies and passed English as a compulsory subject.

Where can I do my Internship?

It’s optional depending upon your choice whether to do in China as well as in India.

What will be the mode of payment and in what currency?

All payments will be calculated in US Dollars. However you may pay in INR if you pay in India. At China your food and other miscellaneous expenditure have to be paid in RMB, that is the Chinese Yuan.

What shall be the total expenditure including Hostel & Food?

Please refer to the Fee Structure of the particular institution.

What is the procedure for admission?

Firstly you need to obtain eligibility from MCI. Then you may apply for admission. After the Registration & application process is duly completed your visa application will be processed by the college. On receipt of Visa your travel plans will be finalized and a confirmed admission order will be issued to you.

What is the mode of travel & cost?

Mode of travel shall be by air. Many important cities in India like Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, and New Delhi & Mumbai are well connected with major cities of China.

What is the course duration for an MBBS in China?

6 years: 5 years for Academics & 1 Year for compulsory Internship.

What is MCI Screening Test?

The Medical Council of India stipulates that all students studying MBBS programme from Medical Colleges outside India and wanting to practice in India after completion of their programme, need to appear for a “Screening Test”.

What happens if I fail to clear the screening test of MCI?

Normally a student who passes MBBS from a WHO/MCI recognized college is expected to clear the test. After graduation one can attempt any number of chances to pass the MCI screening exams which is held twice a year in March & Sept.

We provide comprehensive coaching for MCI screening through which many students could be benefited.

What about my food? Will I have to eat only Chinese food?

The vegetables available there are very similar to what we get here. All the popular vegetables like Potato, Brinjal, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Beans, Carrots, and Cucumber etc. are available. Similarly Egg, Fish, Chicken, Mutton are also abundant.

Is there any dress code for college students?

There is no such dress code in any universities.

Is the course approved by MCI?

The MCI cannot approve or disapprove any foreign degree. But they conduct a Screening Test and allow successful candidates to register with them to practice in India.

Is MBBS in China expensive?

No. MBBS from China is much cheaper compared to studying MBBS at private universities in India.

How much time is required to reach the college from India?

If properly planned one can reach in one day.

How many times can I come home in a year?

There are two vacations – winter and summer. The winter vacation is from Jan-Feb & the Summer Vacation is from July-August.

The Summer vacation is normally for 5 weeks and around July-August and you can easily visit your home during this period. That is also the end of term.

However the travel by air takes totally about 8-10 hours from anywhere in India with some intermittent time for flight changeover.

How is the weather & climate in China?

The climate is very similar to that of India Tropical with regional variations.

How do I get eligibility from Medical Council of India?

If one satisfies the above requirement then he/she can apply in prescribed format to MCI. MCI on due appraisal at their end shall issue necessary certificate. We shall assist in this.

How do I get a Visa? Will you be arranging it for me?

Yes we will process your visa application.

How are the living expenses in China?

Living cost in China is very less. Food & student pocket money cost no more than 100 USD/Month.

Does studying in China is worthful?

To get admissions in India for a medico aspirant is a tough competition whereas this is easy in China. It is worthful as China’s higher education is taking shape and has become recognized throughout the world for its mass-oriented phase.

Does everybody get MCI eligibility?

Yes, subject to Question 1.

Do I have to learn Mandarin (Chinese)?

Yes. You would have to learn Mandarin. The teaching would be done in English though the students have to pass the Chinese Language Exam (HSK).
This is required in order for you to converse / communicate with patients during your internship program.

Do any Indian professors teach there?

Yes. A number of professors of foreign origin teach there. Many of them are from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Can I practice in India on my return?

Yes. You can practice in India. In order to practice as a medical practioner you have to register yourself with the State or Indian Medical Council. For this you have to appear for a Screening Test. On clearing the screening test you are eligible for registration as a doctor and allowed to practice on par with all other doctors.

Can I get a Loan from Saraswati Online?

No. We can certainly advise, guide, and help you with the documentation but you will have to approach a bank of your choice to avail the loan.

Can I get a bank loan & to what extent?

As per RBI regulation an Indian student pursuing education abroad can obtain Bank Loan up to 15 Lacs INR. Since the cost of the entire program is well within this amount the entire program can be funded from Bank Loan.

Can I get a job in a Government Hospital or allied medical institutions in India?

Yes. After clearing the Screening Test & getting your registration with the State or Central Council you are eligible for any government appointment.

Can I do MD/MS, Post-Graduation in China?

Yes on successful completion of MBBS you may pursue PG courses there. However once you clear MCI screening Exams you are entitled for Permanent Medical registration, after that you can take apply for PG course in India.

Can I work part time at China while pursuing MBBS at any University in China?

NO. The visa offered is student visa and none is allowed to work in a student visa at China. Also medical education at the undergraduate level is voluminous and hence no one can pursue any work simultaneously without seriously impending the study requirement.

Are Chinese Universities Government owned or Private?

All Chinese medical universities are owned by the Chinese Government.

Are there many Indian students studying there?

Yes. There are currently over 2100+ students from India studying in the various colleges we promote. Apart from Indian students there are lots of other students from SAARC countries.