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Southern Medical University, the former First Military Medical University, was founded in October 1951 and notarized as one of the premier medical universities in 1978. The university was handed over to the local government of Guangdong Province and meanwhile renamed as Southern Medial University

Located in the Guangdong .

Lowest temperature in January approx.-3°C

Highest temperature in July approx. 30°C

British council china scholarship

Chinese government scholarship

Nutritious and hygienically prepared food available in the college.  All vegetables available in India are also available in China.

Students can cook the food themselves; some of college/university have Indian vegetarian mess for details please contact PIEC office.

Medium of InstructionEligibilityDegreeDormitory
English.Study of Chinese language compulsory in the 1st year which can be extended or as applicable as per the university norms. This is for facilitating effective interaction during clinical period and comfortable stay. Passing of the HSK (Chinese) is mandatory. HSK level as per the University requirement.
  1. Eligibility
    1. 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    2. Must qualify the NEET exam if you are process from India.
    3. Admission will be based on high school credentials, NEET score and Interview (If applicable) ; for percentage and NEET score criteria and further details you may contact at PIEC office
Degree Conferred as: MBBS

Duration: 5 years Studies and 1 year Internship. Internship may be done either in the university or in the home country as per the home country government rules and regulations.

Spacious and comfortable dormitories provided on a Twin/Three/Four Sharing or single dorm room, A/C, Internet & Attached Bath etc. Separate rooms/dormitory for boys and girls. Shops are located inside and outside the campus making it very convenient for students.

Southern Medical University, the former First Military Medical University, was founded in October 1951 and notarized as one of the premier medical universities in 1978. The university was handed over to the local government of Guangdong Province and meanwhile renamed as Southern Medial University, in line with the command by the State Department and the Central Military Committee of PLA in August 2004. At present, the university has been authorized by the Department of Education as a key medical university.


  • History

Southern Medical University is located at the foot of picturesque Baiyun Mountain in Guangzhou. The main campus, together with its south campus in the southern suburb of Guangzhou, covers an area of nearly one million square meters. The university has been awarded the first-class garden-like university, for rows of green trees nourish and bouquets of flowers blossom on the campuses all the year round.

  • Disciplines and program

SMU owns 5 state-level key academic disciplines and another 6 ones approved by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; its clinical medicine as an academic discipline has been ranked as the top 1% of the worldwide universities by ESI.

SMU now has 99 master¡ˉs programs, 10 primary disciplines with 75 doctoral programs authorized to confer doctor¡ˉs degree, and 7 post-doctoral mobile research centers. SMU is ranked at the first place in Guangdong Province and the second among the mainland medical universities in terms of the number of academic disciplines authorized for conferring the doctoral degree.

To date, SMU has built its complete multidisciplinary system with medicine as the hub and science, engineering, law, management, literature and linguistics and pedagogy, the supports.

  • Academic facilities and scientific research

SMU has a devoted faculty of 4,325 members, 1,701 of them specializing in teaching and research. Among the teachers and researchers, 445 are professors and 595 associate professors, 487 mentors of M. D. programs and 821 mentors of M. M. programs

SMU has close links with 38 educational and medical research institutions from 19 countries (regions), including the U.S., Europe and Japan. Annually, the international academic exchanges by the staff members register more than 400 person-times and overseas experts and scholars are invited to host more than 70 lectures and forums in SMU. Over the past 5 years, 400-odd students went abroad for further academic studies.

The university has undertaken 68 short-term training courses for over 1,600 medical experts and health officials from 198 countries. The joint doctoral program for science on health management between ISCTE-IUL Business School in Portugal and SMU has been approved and included by the Ministry of Education. Totally, the university has co-established 3 laboratories and institutes with foreign prestigious universities or scientific institutes and consequently gained 40 internationally cooperative programs, making a breakthrough from zero both in the international cooperation in key state-funded projects and in Guangdong Province introduction of scientific innovation team.

  • Achievement

SMU is the one of the 13 medical university authorized by the Ministry of Education to run the pilot 8-year medical education program. It became one of the first universities authorized to run “Excellent Clinical Doctors Education” by the ministry in 2013. Currently, the university has 17 affiliated schools, offering 29 undergraduate specialties, with a teacher-to-student ratio of 15:23. The university has been undertaking 57 national high quality projects for talent cultivation. To date, SMU has 19,540 active full-time students, including 14,375 undergraduates, 1,263 doctoral degree candidates, 2,992 master’s degree candidates and 910 international students and a total number of 26,621 students for continuing education programs.

or the recent consecutive two years, the university has been ranked the top in terms of the number of National Teaching Achievement Award. Right now, SMU is the National Continuing Education Base for Medical Professionals and one of the four National Entry Examination Bases for Cardiologic Specialty, the first Guangdong provincial Examination and Examiner’s Training Base for Clinical Skills. In recent years, SMU is ranked the first in terms of the number of the National and Provincial Excellent Doctoral Dissertations. Her undergraduates have won the first-class prize for their scientific works in the “Challenge Cup” National College Student Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition and the gold prize for “Challenge Cup” National College Students Entrepreneurship Competition for the recent 7 years consecutively.

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1. fill your information In PIEC Admission form .

2. Please ready a soft copy of Candidate Latest passport size photo and signature in jpeg format.

3. Please ready a Soft Copy of Passport  (First & Last Page)

4. Please ready a soft copy of 10th,11th,12th and Under graduate (if have) certificates.

5. Please ready a soft copy of Leaving Certificate.

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