Philippines is considered as one of the education hubs for abroad studies. Its education system is designed by USA educational methodologies. Medical course in Philippines is called the MD (Doctor of Medicine) which is equivalent to MBBS degree in India. The universities are MCI and NMC approved.  Of all the international students studying in Philippines, 50% are Indians because of the favorable climatic conditions and affordable living expense in a foreign country. With its affordable tuition prices, American-style medical education, and population proficiency in English, an MBBS degree in the Philippines is a popular alternative for overseas students.

List of MBBS University in Philippines

  • University of Perpetual Help System Delta
  • UV Gullas College of Medicine
  • Davao Medical School Foundation
  • Lyceum Northwestern University
  • Liceo College of Medicine
  • Our Lady of Fatima University
  • University of Santo Tomas

Medium of instruction

English and Pilipino are the most spoken language in Philippines. The curriculum, syllabus, and medium of instruction is English. Also, the localities communicate in English

Cost of living in Philippines

The cost of living in Philippines is similar to India. It is estimated to be 10,000 to 12,000 INR to fulfill all the basic needs.

Fee of MBBS College in Philippines

Fee for MCI approved University in Philippines round about 3-6 lk per year

Currency of Philippines

Philippines Peso is the currency of Philippines

Eligibility criteria for MBBS in Philippines

  • Must have completed 12th with minimum 50% marks in physics chemistry and biology.
  • NEET should be qualified.
  • NMAT exam is required to pursue MD after BS degree in Philippines.

Duration of course in Philippines

It is ≈ 5 to 6 years including BS + MD + Internship

All this together is equivalent to MBBS degree in India.

Advantages of studying in Philippines

  • ECONOMIC: Cost of living and tuition fee is affordable and pocket friendly.
  • RECOGNISED UNIVERSITIES: MCI and WHO recognized universities with an excellent reputation.
  • LANGUAGE: English as the medium of instruction makes it easy for Indian students to understand lectures and communicate with localities.
  • CLIMATE: Tropical climatic conditions of Philippines is similar to India which doesn’t make it difficult for one to tolerate harsh climatic conditions.
  • DISEASES PATTERN: Due to similar climate as that of India, Philippines follows same disease pattern as well.
  • QUALITY EDUCATION: Having USA pattern in their curriculum Philippines promises to provide quality education.