About Nanjing in China

Located in southwestern Jiangsu, Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu province of People’s Republic of China and a megacity with a population of 93 Lakh (2020 data). Nanjing has been major city of research, education, culture, economy and tourism. The city is home for numerous high-quality research universities and institutes.
Being one of the ancient cities of china, Nanjing has numerous attractions such as Porcelain tower, Stone City, City Wall, Purple Mountain, Nanjing Library, Jiangsu Art Museum and so on.

Availability of all sorts of transport facilities including air services, shipping ports, rail services and road transportation is obvious. Featuring hot humid summers and damp cold winters, Nanjing has humid subtropical type of climatic conditions.

Southeast University


Founded in 1902, Southeast University is remarkable in being the oldest public research university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. Currently, Southeast University consists of three campuses – Sipailou, Jiulonghu and Dingjiaqiao. The University covers an area of 393 hectares, including administrative area, research centre, experimental area, teaching area, faculty accommodation, gymnasium and dormitories for undergraduates, residence graduates with a huge library rich in extraordinary reading material.

The Southeast University campus is abundant with nature’s grace. With its peaceful surroundings, the university makes a splendid place for educational learning. In accordance to the facilities provided at the university there is attached laboratory and hospitals to let students have medical exposure and applying inscription in practical way. 226 associate professors and 87 part-time faculties are engaged in providing education.

Southeast University claims to provide learning opportunities, unique curricula, with a dedicated educational pattern. The school of medicine has medical degree of bachelors, masters, doctors, MD/ PhD degrees, post doctoral training programs and also, bunch of majors including medical imaging, lab science, biology, nursing care, biology engineering and so on. SEU provides 206 master programs, 109 doctoral programs, and 64 undergraduate programs.

Southeast University medical programs include biomedical courses, public health courses and clinical medicine programs such as surgery, pharmacology, stomatology, pediatrics, biology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, obstetrics, and gynecology.

Southeast University Country Ranking is 15th among all Universities in China while, the Southeast University World Ranking is 840th among medical universities of world.

Quick Facts

Established Year 1902 
College Type Public
Degree Awarded MBBS
Duration 5 Yrs + 1 Yr of Internship
Eligibility for Application NEET Qualified, Different PCB Score for Diff Univ
Interview for Admission Yes ( Few Univ )
Indian Students around 200
MBBS Fees Per Year CNY 45000
Licensing Exam for Indian Students Permitted
Meeting NMC Ctrieria Yes
Medical college Recognition NMC/ECFMG/WHO/ GMC UK
Study Pattern 1st Year -Pre Clinical
2 Year -Para Clinical
3-5 Year -Clinical
Session Starts August

Challenges of studying at Southeast University:

  1. The culture of China might make you feel unwelcomed and also you will find yourself lost due to the unfamiliar language.
  2. The winter in Nanjing can get really severe, the temperature occasionally dropping to 140C below zero which can be very detrimental for one who is used to the tropical climate of India.
  3. The Southeast University has comparatively lesser Indian students than Universities like HUST and Nanjing Medical University. And this could mean that you might face problems in finding Indian food on campus.

Cost of studying MBBS at Southeast University

As mentioned above, Southeast University Fees of MBBS falls in the medium range but is way less than the Indian Private Medical Colleges. The details are as follows:

Year Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5
Course Fee(CNY) 32800 32800 32800 32800 32800

Admission Deadline for Southeast University

Normally, the Chinese universities have two admission intakes every year.

March Intake–For this intake, the University starts accepting applications in the month of October. It continues up to January.

September Intake– The application process for this intake starts from the month of February. It continues up to August.

The Southeast University intake is no different. However, there could be some variation due to COVID 19 but we Moksh will take care of all the confusion for you.

We say that the timing of application is crucial because the issuance of the Invitation Letter by the Ministry of Education, China takes around 4-8 weeks on the basis of which the Chinese Consulate in India issues the visa to you. If you are late in applying, you may miss going there with your batch mates.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in Southeast University

Southeast University admission requirements are slightly high-end as compared to other Universities. For the Southeast University admission, you must have a score of 70% marks in PCB in Class XII. Also, a minimum score of 70% is needed in English as a subject.

Also, you must have secured at least 200+ in NEET in the year of application or the previous year.

Indians at Southeast University

The Southeast University has been a less popular destination for Indian students. At present, the number of Indian students studying there is less than 150, which is not a very encouraging number. Still, the standard of academics and moderate tuition fees in the Southeast University should be kept in mind while opting for Southeast University MBBS.

PG Option after MBBS in Southeast University China

Medical PG in India or NExT

During MBBS study, a student realizes the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness to secure MD/MS Seat in Govt College. If we look at the success ratio to get PG in Govt Medical College which is 11% Broadly we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get PG Seat whereas the chances of getting Clinical specialty is 1 out of 20 applicants. It is obvious that the PG journey is going to be very difficult or else students should have enough money to get the paid seat in Pvt Medical College which may be in Crores!

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Total Applicants NEET PG 2021 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
1.75 Lacs
MD (Non Clinical) 15K 8.6% 10K
MS ( Clinical) 8K 4.6% 5K
Total 23K 11.4% 15K

Do you feel early preparation and the right mentorship will pave your dream of becoming a specialist? NMC already notified the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India from 2023. This exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The exam will be conducted in two parts NEXT-1 and NEXT-2.

The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student’s Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only post-qualifying of NEXT-1 any Medical student will be eligible for an Internship. Post completion of internship Students needs to go thru NEXT-2 which will assess their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping of Medical history. Those who will Clear NEXT-2 awarded a license to practice and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the NExT Exam

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Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

We are well aware of the difficulty of getting PG in India. With the introduction of NEXT, maximum students in India are getting attracted to USMLE prep from 1st year of MBBS since it simulates the new NMC Competency-based curriculum much easily. US Healthcare system is considered as one of the best health care systems because of numerous reasons like High rewards, excellent infrastructure, Merit-based assessment, Open opportunities for Super specialties. Most of the countries trying to replicate the US health care assessment system for their Medical Graduates USMLE exam are divided into 3 Parts. One can appear in USMLE Step 1 after 2nd Year, USMLE Step 2 CK during internship and Step-3 during your residency (Medical PG). The USMLE is an online exam and can be taken at the PROMETRIC centers present across India.


MOKSH Coaching focuses on a patient-centered learning approach which helps students score high on both USMLE & NEXT. MOKSH is the leading name in USMLE Coaching. Currently, 1000+ Students from Indian and Abroad medical colleges are preparing for USMLE steps via the MOKSH Platform.

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Medical PG IN UK (PLAB)

Due to the close proximity of Moldova to UK, many of the students plan to do their Medical PG from UK. Till 2024, the Professional & Linguistic Assessments Board Test (PLAB test) is the instrument to assess the skills and knowledge of an International Medical Graduate. It also judges whether they are fit to be trained to practice medicine in the UK.

In short, an IMG's performance in PLAB determines her eligibility to practice in the UK. The PLAB test has two stages. PLAB 1 is an exam that has 180 MCQs that tests your recall. On the other hand, PLAB 2 is a practical OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) that tests your clinical skills.

The GMC ascertains your linguistic skills by assessing your score in specific tests. It may be the IELTS (Band Score 7.0 or higher) or OET (Grade B in reading, writing, listening & speaking).

After you pass PLAB 1 & 2, you apply for the GP registration. There is one constraint. You have a window of 2 years after clearing PLAB 2 during which you may apply no later.

By 2024, the UK Medical Licensing Assessment will replace the PLAB. Consequently, the GMC UK is going to change certain things in PLAB and create the UKMLA exam.

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Medical PG in Germany


PG in Germany after MBBS in India is another great option, though it requires you to learn the German language. Of the 6 levels starting from A1 to C2, you need to clear A1 and A2 that would qualify you to apply for the visa.

Once the Language formalities are done, you get into the phase where you do Observer-ship from a German hospital approved by the German Medical Council. This is followed by Residency.
This may sound simple here but the process is quite complicated. To know more about PG in Germany after your MBBS in India,

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Your Chance to get an MBBS Seat in India

The most difficult time for any of the students is to wait after NEET till the counseling process to know whether he/she is getting a college of his/her choice or not? Sometimes this dilemma continues for a couple of months due to multiple rounds of counseling. It has become more difficult due to parallel counseling of All India Quota and various States due to COVID-19. The counseling process is very complex where 550+ Govt. and Private colleges offer 83000+ Seats and fee variation is also huge that ranges from less than 1 Lac to 2.5 Cr for the course.

Dreams shatter when any silly mistake in choice filling or wrong selection of college leads to getting a poorly ranked college. Imagine getting paid seats or no seats at all due to a lack of genuine guidance!

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