As a new doctor starting out in the field of medicine, it is important to know the various medical post graduation in China available after graduation. Here China MBBS degree recognition is an important factor to apply for PG admission. There will be an introduction to the various specializations and super-specializations that can be pursued by a medical graduate. While it is by no means exhaustive, you can see an introduction to the general recommendations & mandates for medical courses.

Every year the admissions for MBBS in China for Indian students have the same eligibility criteria, however, there will be a change in this procedure, from this year. The NEET examination will be considered as the key factor for the admissions for MBBS as well as PG in China. Undergraduates, wanting to pursue a specialization thus have a plethora of options. Numerous postgraduate and super-specialty courses are recognized world-wide.

Post Graduate Degree


Eligibility criteria: Recognized degree of MBBS or its equivalent.

There are a total of 78 options, in which doctors can pursue either an MD or an MS.

MD (Doctor of Medicine)

A representative list of MD specializations are:

  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Anatomy
  3. Geriatric medicine
  4. General medicine
  5. Forensic medicine
  6. Pharmacology
  7. Physiology
  8. Psychiatry
  9. Paediatrics
  10. Radio-therapy

Post Graduate Diploma


Eligibility criteria: Recognized MBBS degree.

There are a total of 61 options of subjects for pursuing a post graduate diploma. A representative list of PGDip specializations are:

  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Child health
  3. Dermatology
  4. Diabetology
  5. Opthalmology
  6. Nutrition
  7. Microbiology

Tenure: As per MOE guidelines, this is a 2 year course.

MS (Master of Surgery)


Eligibility criteria: Recognized MBBS degree.

A representative list of MS specializations are:

  1. Obstetrics and gynaecology
  2. Ophthalmology
  3. Neurosurgery
  4. Orthopaedics
  5. ENT
  6. Traumatology and Surgery
  7. Anaesthesia

Tenure: As per MOE guidelines, PG medical education in broad specialities is a 3-year course.



Eligibility criteria: A recognized medical post-graduate degree.

A representative list of PhD specializations are:

  1. Biology
  2. Pathology
  3. Anaesthesia
  4. Forensic medicine

Tenure: Super-specialization is a 3-year course.


Doctors can thus leverage this knowledge in making a more informed decision about their career. You can mail us your queries before taking any decisions about your post graduation in China, to help you better evaluate the world of medical education and make the most of it.



There are several options for super speciality medical courses, which can be taken up after pursuing a post-graduate degree.


Eligibility criteria: Recognized post-graduate degree.

A representative list of DM super-specializations are:

  1. Clinical Haematology
  2. Pulmonary medicine
  3. Neuro-radiology
  4. Oncology
  5. Nephrology



Eligibility criteria: Recognized MS degree.

A representative list of MCh super-specializations are:

  1. Hand surgery
  2. Oncosurgery
  3. Neurosurgery
  4. Vascular surgery
  5. Plastic surgery

Top Ranked

Shihezi University, School of Medicine ranked top medical university in China for MBBS Degree Course.


Shihezi University is on the list of INDIA’S MOST TRUSTED study abroad universities. Source: MCI.

Top 25 MBBS College

Shihezi University in the list of Top 25 MBBS colleges in China to study medicine for Indian students – MOE.