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Study MBBS in Philippines

More than 10000 foreign students come to the Philippines to study MBBS in the Philippines. In the recent past, the percentage of Indian students has highly increased in Philippines Medical Universities because of the high pass percentage in MCI Screening Test/FMGE. Nearly all the medical colleges in the Philippines follow the American Standard Medical Education, making it easy for the students to prepare for the USMLE and Foreign Medical Graduates Exam (FMGE).

The Philippines is an archipelago country of Southern Eastern Asia in the western pacific. The country covers around 7463 islands categorized under three geographical divisions from south and north, which are Visayas, Luzon and Mindanao. English and Filipino are the official languages. The total area of the country is around 3 lacs square kilometers. Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It comes on the 12th place in the world's population, making it one of the most preferred destinations to study

Quick Information

Recognition NMC and WHO approved Universities
Eligibility 50% in Physics Chemistry and Biology Aggregate
Course Duration 5 Years + 1 Year Internship
Total Fees 16 Lakhs to 30 Lakhs
Food & Hostel 15,000 per Month
NEET Qualify Yes, Compulsory
IELTS/TOFEL Not Required
Medium of Teaching English

Top Medical Colleges in Philippines

Slno: University Name Address University Image
1 University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Alabang–Zapote Rd, Las Piñas, 1740 Metro Manila, Philippines University of Perpetual Help System Dalta
2 Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine HXMP+4R3, Paco, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine

Why To Choose Philippines For Medical Study?

  • The Philippines is the best destination for Indian students who want to study medical courses for several reasons. Some of the essential ones are highlighted below:
  • IELTS or TOEFL exam is not required to take admission.
  • English is the official language of the Philippines. It makes it easy and simple for the students who study MBBS in the Philippines to interact with the patients during the internship. Clinical rotation experience is the number one factor that decides the success in the Medical License Exam because most of the MCQs in the National Exit Test is based on the clinical diagnosis.
  • Globally recognized medical degree: Medical universities or colleges in the Philippines are recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization) and the Medical Council of India.
  • The Philippines is known for the quality of education in several streams. It has 2200 higher education institutions, consisting of 1573 private and 607 public institutions.
  • No donation or capitation fees to study MBBS in the Philippines. You can save around 70% of the tuition fees paid in the private medical colleges in India by studying medicine in Philippines Medical Colleges.
  • Around 10000 students come from other countries to study MBBS in the Philippines. Out of this, nearly 20% of the students were Indians. Several colleges have very high south Indian students, and few have a mix of the south as well north Indian students.
  • The medical education of the Philippines is based on the US education system that gives various opportunities to work in developed countries like Australia, the UK, Canada and US etc.
  • Philippines Climatic seasons are the same as the Indian tropical climate, so the disease spectrum is very much similar to India. When diagnosing patients, we must get patients during clinical clerkship with diseases common to the Indian climate.
  • The medium of teaching or instruction in all Philippines Medical College is English. There is no need to learn an additional language to complete a medical course like in Russia or China.