Southwest Medical University, China

Southwest Medical University was established in the year 1951 and is indeed a landmark in the city of Luzhou, Sichuan, China. The city is located in the south-east of Sichuan Province. A city that spells out and has a rich historical and cultural significance.

Southwest Medical University Facts & Figures

  • Southwest Medical University is known and famous for its MBBS programmes and studies, in China.
  • It is a full-time Institute of Higher Learning.
  • It boasts of more than 300 International Students studying Clinical Medicine.
  • The university has two campuses: Zhongshan and Chengbei, covering an enormous area of 1,004,700 sq metres.
  • Zhongshan Campus is surrounded by a green area and Chengbei Campus is equipped with all modern equipment’s and facilities.
  • The studies are conducted by teaching staff, numbering 2,560, teaching Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine and a healthy combination of both.
  • In terms of facility, the College has 5 non-subordinating Hospitals and 39 teaching hospitals, with a total of 5,500 beds, under its wing.
  • The university has a total of 16,454 Undergraduate Students, 1,500 Postgraduate Students and 600 Postgraduate Supervisors.
  • Out of the total Teaching Staff, there are 241 Doctorates, 495 Professors and 221 Associate Professors.

Some of the various Schools and Departments of Southwest Medical University

  • School of Basic Medical Sciences
  • School of Clinical Medical Sciences
  • School of Western-Chinese Medicine Integration
  • School of Stomatology
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Humanities and Management Science
  • School of Continuing Education
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Department of Medical laboratory
  • Department of Medical Imaging
  • Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Some of the courses conducted at the University

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Laboratory Test and Analysis
  • Nursing
  • Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Below are mentioned some major benefits of studying at Southwest Medical University

  • The theoretical and practical exposure to all elements of Medical Studies is enormous.
  • The university’s popularity globally is phenomenal.
  • Any student passing out of the university will always have an edge over others.
  • Considering the high numbers of foreign students can be gauged the level of global teaching exposure.
  • Accommodation for all students has been carefully planned and executed.
  • The University Library accommodates endless volumes, helping in in-depth research and reference activities.
  • Considering the exposure and knowledge, the student gains from this university, the fees are definitely very competitive.


Admission Process

Procedure for MBBS admission in China

The decision to apply for MBBS abroad is a difficult one as there are so many options to apply for. The process is simple and involves many steps thereby involving many persons. Hence you need to be very careful while applying for any university abroad. It is suggested to choose the university wisely and apply for the same through a verified university representative.

Applying for MBBS in China requires filling an online inquiry form available on the website. This inquiry is directed to the regional office and the applicant will receive a call or mail within 7 working days from our experienced counsellor for guidance. Our counsellors are well versed with the overseas admission process. With extensive experience in this field over the years, they handle the student queries very patiently to clear all the doubts. Tell us your preferences and we will get the admission done in your preferred university.

The documents required for MBBS admission in China are:

  • 10th Marksheet
  • 12th Marksheet
  • NEET Scorecard
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport size photograph
  • Statement of Purpose (min 500 words for the undergraduate program)
  • Physical Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Gap Certificate (in case there is any Gap in academic years)
  • 6 months bank statement (min balance equivalent to 1st-year fee)
  • Police Character Certificate

We at Jagvimal Consultants, try our best to assist you at every step of admission starting from filling the university application form to submitting the documents, from remitting the university fee to visa stamping, from forex assistance, pre-departure briefing to flying to the university, from assisting you from the local airport to registering as a confirmed MBBS student at the university premises. Our team members make all the efforts and take all the pain to make your dream come true. Our success lies in the satisfaction of our students. We are proud enough to have enrolled more than 1000 students in the past decade in their preferred universities.


Southwest Medical University Programs & Fees

  • 5+1 Years of English Medium
   Fees 1st Year 2nd Year to 6th Year
   Tuition Fee

33,000 RMB

3,96,000 INR

33,000 RMB

3,96,000 INR

   Hostel Fee

6,000 RMB

72,000 INR

6,000 RMB

72,000 INR

   Visa Extension

400 RMB

4,800 INR

400 RMB

4,800 INR


600 RMB

7,200 INR

600 RMB

7,200 INR

   Yearly Total

40,000 RMB

4,80,000 INR

40,000 RMB

4,80,000 INR

   Grand Total

2,40,000 RMB

28,80,000 INR

*NOTE: MISC CHARGES to be paid in the University in 1st year 2500RMB-3000RMB

** 1 RMB- INR 12/- (as on 14th July 2022)

** Amount is subject to change as per the exchange rates


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 of 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 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 the 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

Campus Location

Southwest Medical University is situated in the historical and culturally rich city of Luzhou, in Sichuan Province, China. It is a city containing various Ports and Industries. Luzhou is characterised by the river valleys, hills, and level lands in the north and highland, mountains, sheer valleys and rushing rivers in the south, making it a high seeking Tourist Destination.

Address: China, Sichuan, Luzhou, Jiangyang District,646099
City & Province: Luzhou & Sichuan, China
Nearest Airport: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Southwest Medical University Entry Criteria

  • 70% in 10+2
  • NEET- 200
  • 17 year of age as on 31st December in the year of seeking Admission

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Our FAQ's

Do you need TOEFL or IELTS scores to take admission in Southwest Medical University?

Southwest Medical University require the TOEFL examination or the IELTS for all international applicants whose primary native language is not English and who attend a non-English speaking secondary school. Minimum scores recommended for TOEFL and IELTS are 80 and 6.0. Students also can take the Placement Test at Southwest Medical University with the passing score.

There are various scholarships which Southwest Medical University offers for international students such as Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS), Confucius Institute Scholarship (CIS), and Southwest Medical University Scholarships etc.

Physical Examination Record with blood test results (Hepatitis B surface antigen, HIV, syphilis, and TB) within six month. Anyone with chronic disease or genetic disease is needed to notify International School. No criminal offense Certificate provided by local Police Department within six months.

Southwest Medical University offers MBBS program is in English.

Generally you can find hostel fee for the international students in the university having charges of 63000 INR per year.

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