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China Three Gorges University | MBBS in China | MBBS from Abroad

The China Three Gorges University came into existence on June 29, 2000 with an approval of the Ministry of Education. It was formed when the former Wuhan University of Hydraulic & Electric Engineering and Hubei Sanxia College were merged. Bachelor education in the University was started in 1978 and the Postgraduate & international students’ education began from 1996. University offers courses in various technical & non-technical streams, but it is considered to be an ideal option for pursuing MBBS in China. 

CTGU has received many awards for its quality education and services provided to students such as “Advanced unit of opening up” by Hubei Provincial government in 2010 and awarded with “Demonstration base of international student education” in 2014. Today, the University has become a comprehensive University with characteristic features of prominent disciplines advantage and great social reputation.

CTGU is comprised of 30 colleges, 72 undergraduate programs including nine fields- science, engineering, medicine, arts, economics, management, law, education and fine arts. Ten disciplines in the University are taught in full-English medium. CTGU has a large number of enrolled students, comprising more than 22,730 full-time undergraduate students, 4,131 postgraduate students and 1288 international students.  

The University has 8 teaching experiment (training) centers, including 169 functional laboratories, 8 provincial-level teaching experiment demonstration centers, and over 160 practical training centers and cooperative bases between education and production. The University has an affiliated Hospital- RENHE Hospital. Research institutions for medicine are State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine Pharmacology (Tumor) Research Laboratory Level3.

CTGU became one of the 52 authorized Universities in 2011 for the recruitment of MBBS (English-teaching) students. Furthermore, CTGU allows extensive exchanges and communications with other countries & regions. University has established cordial & beneficial relations with the diplomatic envoys of USA, India, Nepal, France, Maldives, ROK and Pakistan, etc. 


Following are the bachelor’s programs offered in English medium to international students in the field of medicine- 

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Key courses are:
  1. Human Anatomy
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Immunology
  4. Physiology
  5. Pathology
  6. Pharmacology
  7. Community Medicine
  8. Diagnostics
  9. Internal Medicine
  10. Surgery
  11. Gynecology and Obstetrics
  12. Pediatrics    


The new students, for the safety & security reasons are compulsively required to stay in the On-campus Overseas Student Apartments. These apartments have dormitory rooms that can accommodate 6-8 persons and Double rooms with a bathroom. Students’ apartments are quite comfortable equipped with all the necessary facilities like air conditioner in each room, internet access, furniture, common kitchen, one meeting room, laundry and much more including full-time surveillance for safety of the students. Girls and Boys students have separate buildings to stay. The accommodation fee is 4800 RMB/year/person. 

Indian food is also available on the campus. 

Student Life 

Students at China Three Gorges University experience a colourful and lively environment. The university offers a student centre where students from different countries contribute to a healthy environment and get to know about each other’s traditions, customs, etc.

The university also offers various sporting facilities such as swimming, gymnasium, basketball court, football court, etc.

Interesting facts about the city- Yichang

  • Yichang is a prefecture-level city located in Western Hubei province, China. It is considered to be the second largest city of the province after the capital, Wuhan. 
  • The Three Gorges Dam is located in the administrative
  • It was formerly known as Yiling, which is famous as the site of Battle of Yiling fought during the Three Kingdoms Period. 
  • Yichang has four seasons, monsoon-influenced, humid subtropical climate with cool, damp and overcast winters and hot humid summers. 
  • The primary economic sectors of the city are shipping and ship building. Transport & distribution of goods & services is what the city serves. 
  • Main attractions of the city are Moji Hill, Yiling Square, Riverside Park, Wenfo Mountain, Qing River, Three Gorges Waterfall, Statue of Quyuan, etc. 
  • City is equipped with various transportation facilities for local, national & international travelling such as Plane (Yichang Sanxia Airport), Highways, Waterways (river port on the Yangtze River, Railway station, and other local transport. 
  • Because Yichang is located on the banks of the Yangtze River, fish dishes are abundant here. The representative dishes of Yichang are the Old Nine Bowls, Three Gorges Pearl Soup, Sanyou Chicken, Basha Fat Fish. One of the famous 
  • Some of the famous restaurants in the city are Weng, Jade place, Japanese Restaurant,  Peter’s Bistro, ShaLong Yan, He Lv Sushi, etc. 

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