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Shantou University

Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport

Nearest Airport

Rs. 68,000 RMB/Year

Tuition Fees:

Shantou & Guangdong, China

City & Province:

80% in 10+2, NEET- 200

Shantou University was established in the year 1981 with the help of some organizations such as the Chinese Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. It is one of the universities which get all time long term funding by Li Ka Shing Foundation. The motto of the university is to provide student-centred education with an objective to deliver the best quality education to the students. The university has done various international reforms and recruited many overseas talents as a dean and vice presidents to make academic excellence.

Shantou University Facts & Figures

  • Shantou University has total of 11 Colleges and schools, and 6 affiliated hospitals.
  • University covers campus area of ??about 1.26 square kilometres having the total floor area comprises of 455,500 square meters.
  • Currently more than 9167 undergraduate students, 3452 master’s students and 82 overseas students are enrolled in the university.
  • 1,602 professionals and technical faculty have given their service to the university including the university hospitals.


Shantou University is situated in Shantou, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China. The city Shantou is sitting on the eastern part of Guangdong and comes in humid subtropical monsoon climate zone having annual temperature 22 degree centigrade.


Shantou University has almost 29 schools or departments. Some of the different disciplines are listed below:-

  • Basic clinical skills
  • Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Medical Imaging

Benefits of doing MBBS from Shantou University

  • It has many national and municipal key disciplines, laboratories and some post-doctoral research exchange institutes.
  • The university library contains more than million books. The university has its own publishing house, which publishes academic journals.
  • Advanced teaching facilities to deliver quality education.
  • The MBBS tuition fee at Shantou University is low as compared to different institutions.
  • No donation required for admission.
  • Opportunities for internships and scholarships at Shantou University.
  • Shantou University is a well-known university that offers a large number of courses in different disciplines.
  • Very smooth management and admission process.
  • University provides high-quality education for international and local aspirants.
  • Affordable accommodation
  • Various curricular activities to enhance the personality development.
  • A healthy mix of world cultures due to the many overseas students.
  • University organized many extracurricular activities for students.
  • The learning medium is the English of Shantou University.
  • The university have experienced and qualified teaching staff which provide quality education.
  • Shantou University has an affiliated, modern and technologically advanced hospital for research and internships, where students can get practical training.


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Admission Process



Filing the application



The University will roll the Offer letter after scrutinizing the student’s documents and application.



The student needs to transfer complete 1st-year tuition fee to the University A/C with 7 days of receiving the offer letter



On receiving the fee, the University will roll the admission letter & JW202 for the student



The student will now complete the rest of the formalities in India (submission of Original Passport for Visa, Medical Check-up in India, MCI EC Application)



The Authorized Representative will apply for Visa in Home Country



The authorized representative will collect the Visa & intimate the date of flying in Sep/Oct


Shantou University

Fee Structure

  • 5+1 Years of English Medium
   Fees 1st Year 2nd Year to 5th Year
   Tuition Fee

60,000 RMB

6,30,000 INR

60,000 RMB

6,30,000 INR

   Accommodation Fee

8,000 RMB

84,000 INR

8,000 RMB

84,000 INR

   Visa Extension & 


1,600 RMB

16,800 INR

1,600 RMB

16,800 INR

   Misc Charges

1,400 RMB

14,700 INR


   Yearly Total

71,000 RMB

7,45,500 INR

69,600 RMB

7,30,800 INR

   Grand Total

3,49,400 RMB

36,68,700 INR

*NOTE: MISC CHARGES to be paid in the University
in 1st year 2500RMB-3000RMB
** 6th Year fee will be paid if the student opts for internship in China
** Amount is subject to change as per the exchange rates


  • 17 year of age as on 31st December in the year of seeking Admission
  • NEET Eligibility

Scholarship at Shantou University

Chinese Government Scholarship

International students studying in China are eligible for Chinese Government Scholarship that is being awarded by the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC). This is awarded to the students applying or studying in the universities affiliated to CSC. Every year the CSC online application system starts from December to April. Every university under the CSC affiliation has a different application deadline. It is mandatory to fill the online application form for students applying for Chinese Government Scholarship.

At present 289 universities Chinese Universities are designated to offer a wide range of programs in science, engineering, fine arts, philosophy, economics, medicine, legal studies, agriculture, history, literature and management under the CSC Scholarship scheme at all levels.


1.   Bilateral Program

The program offers a full or partial scholarship to the students in accordance with the exchange educational agreements between the Chinese governments and governments of other countries, institutions or international organizations. The program supports undergraduate & graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants must apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas studies in their home country.

2.    Chinese University Program

Scholarship under this program is meant for designated Chinese universities and specific provincial offices in certain provincial regions aiming to recruit international students for graduate studies in China. This the program supports undergraduates, postgraduate students and doctoral students.

Applicants shall apply at the universities under this program to avail scholarship.

3.   Great Wall Program

This scholarship program under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) sponsors students and scholars from developing countries to carry out their studies and research in China. The program supports general and senior scholars. Applicants of this program must apply at the National Commissions for UNESCO in their home country.

4.   EU Program

It is a full scholarship program encouraging international students from EU member countries to study and research in China. The program also focuses on promoting mutual understanding between China and EU member countries. The program supports undergraduate & graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants under this category must apply at the Education and Culture, Mission of the P. R. China to the European Union

5.   AUN Program

The AUN Program (ASEAN University Network) sponsors students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member countries to study and research in China. The program offers a full scholarship to the students thereby improving the academic exchange and mutual understanding between China and ASEAN member countries. It supports only the graduate students and the students can apply at AUN Secretariat.

6.   PIF Program

This is a program under the full scholarship scheme to sponsor students from Pacific Island countries to study in China. The program supports undergraduates, graduates, general scholars and senior scholars and an application for the same can be applied to Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat.

7.    WHO Program

This program in association with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sponsors international students to study and research in meteorology, hydrology and water resources supervision and management in China. The program supports only graduates and undergraduates. Applicants must apply at the WMO.


  1. An applicant must be Non-Chinese national and must possess a valid passport with a valid Chinese visa for study in China
  2. The applicants must present their HSK marks cards depicting their proficiency in Chinese language. However, relaxation can be given to students applying for programs taught in the English Language.
  3. The applicants must abide by the rules & regulations of the University as well as the Chinese government.
  4. Undergraduate program applicants of not more than 28 years and must submit high school mark sheets.
  5. Masters degree applicants of not more than 40 years, a bachelor degree holder and must submit 2 recommendation letters from professors.
  6. A Doctoral program applicant must be a Master degree holder and not above 45 years of age. Submission of 2 recommendation letters from professors is a mandatory requirement.

Expertise and relevant team of professionals verify and selects the students who are granted pre-admission letters by the mid of June. By the end of June, these must apply for University Scholarship online. Once the applications are scrutinized, the students are awarded the scholarship in the month of September each year. The provincial department where the university is located takes the responsibility of all applications.  Each university in the province receives funds and aids from the Provincial Department of Education according to the number of students who have been awarded the scholarship. If the student does not abide by the rules & regulations of the university or the government, the university has the authority to report to the provincial department of education and his/her scholarship is deemed to be terminated with immediate effect. The university or college must submit a comprehensive report of students’ assessment to the provincial department that will help them determine the student’s eligibility for scholarship in the coming year. This report must be submitted in writing by the end of May.  

Documents required for Chinese Government Scholarship

  • A completely filled the application form
  • Notarized copy of highest diploma/degree certificates
  • Passport copy
  • Reference letters from professors where demanded
  • Study Plan
  • Copy of Academic transcripts (clear coloured scanned copies)
  • Foreigners Health Examination Form


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