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Study M.B.B.S in Philippines

Foreign Studies: Author : Saravana
Posted On : 2016-05-20 12:50:52

Hi friends, Unable to secure a spot in Medical Admissions even though you got good marks in Hsc results.It would cost you around 25-50 lakhs for management spot in medical college.But don't worry you have plenty of opportunities to study medicine aboard. You have to take many things into consideration such as safety,affordability,Language barrier,acceptability of degree in India and aboard.After a careful analysis I recommend you to study MBBS in Philippines.

Why you should study in Philippines?

  1. No Donation
  2. Affordable tuition fees
  3. Low Cost of Living
  4. Philippines Medical Degree is internationally recognized.
  5. Recognized by World Health Organization (WHO)
  6. Recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  7. Recognized by Commission of Higher education of Philippines (CHED)
  8. Hands on clinical practice
  9. 95% of Filipinos speak English.
  10. Similar climate and food habits.


Indian students have to pass senior secondary exams with a minimum for 50%

To pursue MBBS/MD in Philippines first you have to get admission for a pre-medical course first. This course mainly covers biology, medicinal technology, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy and psychology. After completion of this course, students can enroll to university in Philippines.The Duration of the course is 14 months.

Generally there is no entrance exams to join medicinal universities in Philippines. But few universities require students to pass National Medical Admission Test (NMAT).

Course Duration:

MD course duration is 5 and half years for +2 candidates with background in science. The first 16 months is dedicated for pre medical course. It focuses on building foundation for a strong education. Subsequent 4 years students study core medicine subjects and perform clinical rotation. During clinical rotations, candidates gain practical experience treating patients in which they will be guided by experienced doctors.

Fees Structure:

Students need to pay their fees annually at the beginning of the academic year. Only in the first year, they have to pay in different installments. Apart from fees they also have to pay for their food and accommodation if they stay in university campus hostel.

Students are advised to directly remit their admission fees, tuition fees, hostel and boarding fees to the university bank account. Total cost to complete MBBS degree in Philippines would be close to 25 lakhs.

Some Good Colleges to Study:

  1. Davao school of medicine
  2. University of perpetual help system
  3. Ama school of medicine
  4. Cebu doctors university
  5. Manila central university
  6. University of cebu
  7. De La Salle University
  8. Our lady of Fatima
  9. Iloilo doctors college
  10. University of visayas Gullas college of medicines
  11. University of northern Philippines
  12. Cagayan state medical university

MCI Screening Test:

Indian Students who study MD degree in abroad countries should pass Foreign Medical Graduate Exam (FMGE) before they start clinical practice or take any exam in India for post graduate courses. Students who pursue MD degree in Philippines universities learn almost same subjects that would help them to clear screening tests conducted by National Board of Examinations in India.

MD candidates study same subjects studied by Indian candidates in MBBS courses.Pass Percentage is high in candidates who study MBBS degree in Asian countries such as Philippines.


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