Study MBBS in Philippines
  • Proven high quality of education and excellent academic standards
  • Simple admission procedure, Easy student visa application process
  • Philippines is the fourth Largest English speaking country in the world.
  • Tropical weather like India, whole year Temperature between 20 & 37 degrees
  • Graduates can apply for license with Medical Councils of more than 180 countries.
  • Philippines is considered one’s entry path to Canada, U.S.A. and the U.K.
  • MBBS in Philippines in Low tuition fees for Indian Students.
  • Get Admission in Top Medical Universities of Philippines at affordable tuition fees Now!!!
  • A former colony of USA follows US pattern of Education
  • English is Official Language like India.
  • Philippines is the highest provider of nurses & Doctors to the USA
  • Limited Seats
  • Indian food & mess.
  • 94% of the population speaks English.
  • 100% visa for deserving students
  • Entire education in English Medium
  • Best results in MCI Screening Test.
  • BEST Success rate in USMLE for the last 5 years
  • Great Clinical Experience for students.
  • No need to learn any Foreign Language.
  • Degree Offered: MD (Equivalent to MBBS in India)
  • Affordable education, accommodation & living cost.
  • Duration of course after B. Sc is 4 years
  • Duration of course after 10+2 is 5 years
  • Philippines attract students from more than 65 countries
  • No Snowfall. No Common diseases like Malaria, Typhoid etc.
  • Best opportunities for clinical exposure at university run hospitals
Education & Health

The National Statistics Office reports a simple literacy rate of 93.4% and a functional literacy rate of 84.1% for 2003.

Why Philippines is better for Medical Education?

So long people were only aware of Soviet Russia and China for provision of affordable and good system of medical education. However, Philippines is also rising as one of the top places for providing high quality medical education, at par with the degrees awarded by the universities of the U.S.A and the U.K. Students get the degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) which is equivalent to M.B.B.S in India.

The Philippines attracts students from more than 65 countries including United States, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Degree is recognized by MCI (IMC Act 1956), WHO, GMC, ECFMG, California Board of Medicine, CFGNS, USMLE (USA) & CHED – Govt. of Philippines, UK, Singapore, Canada, Australia, Gulf Countries, whole Europe etc. Graduates can apply for license with Medical Councils of more than 180 countries.

After Graduating & passing the screening test in India conducted by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi students can apply for Government jobs & join Post Graduation in India.

Affordability – Philippines is much more affordable when it comes to yearly fees of the universities, cost of living as well as other miscellaneous expenses.

English Speaking Country – By virtue of remaining a U.S. colony for nearly 50 years, Philippines has adapted well both to the American culture and the language. As a result of this, the medium of teaching is English thus enabling students from abroad to easily follow the lessons.

Placement Options – Philippines is the largest provider of medical trained nurses and doctors to the U.S.A, Canada and many other countries thus giving an assurance of jobs and the level of trust other countries have on students who have passed out of Philippine universities. The system and pattern of education followed in these universities is based on the U.S. model of teaching thus ensuring an advanced and scientific way too.

Friendly Weather Conditions – Philippines has a tropical climate which allows everyone to roam around freely and not feel harrowed down. The months of maximum heat, that is between March and May remain holidays. Since this is a Catholic country, Christmas and other major Catholic celebration days are all holidays across the country. The Philippines has a tropical maritime climate and is usually hot and humid.

Transport & Communication

Buses, taxis, and motorized tricycles are commonly available in major cities and towns. There are 85 public airports in the country and around 111 more than are private. The Philippines has a sophisticated cellular phone industry and a high concentration of users.

Steps for Admission

  • Invitation /admission letter from the university.
  • Confirmation of admission in the university.
  • Translation of all certificates and documents (whenever applicable)
  • Attestation of documents and certificates from H.R.D ministry, Govt. of India.
  • Attestation of documents & certificates from ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.
  • Medical certificate confirming absence of HIV after the proper test.
  • Apply in M.C.I to seek the eligibility certificate (for medical students).
  • General medical health certificate after proper test.
  • Arranging foreign exchange at lowest possible rates.
  • Arranging air ticket at lowest rates.
  • Visa formalities.
  • Arrange for your arrival & all processing in the destination country and the institute.
  • Arrange for your admission in the hostel as well as the institution
  • Try to keep a watch and ward of your child in the destination country
  • Application form of the institution duly filled.
  • 15 passport photographs (4.5 X4cms- white back ground 75% face with out cap or specs)
  • Valid passport.
  • Board certificate of 10th class. (D.O.B certificate).
  • Marks certificate of 10th class
  • Marks certificate 11th class
  • Marks certificate 12th class.
  • PCC incase of admission to Philippines.
  • Date of Birth certificate issued by the government authorities.
  • Bank statement for last 6 months showing a balance of Rs 250000/= or above

Frequently Asked Questions( FAQ'S )

Are these universities ABROAD recognized by India?

Yes, however the best method is to get things verified before you proceed. Verify things like status of the recognition of degree & institution awarding the degree for safety of your future from concerned Govt. Offices, Embassy of the concerned Country / the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India & other Govt. sources (like for medical related courses from Medical Council of India (MCI) & for non medical courses status of the recognition of degree & institution from AICET, DGCA etc.)

Will it be necessary to learn local language, even if the student has joined the English medium course?

For the medical studies, the first three years consist of pre-clinical training and is more lectures oriented. The preclinical subjects are taught completely in the English language. However, there are language classes as a part of the curriculum from the first year itself. This is necessary since from the fourth year, the student would start his / her clinical subjects, which would require him / her to attend the clinics and hospital as part of training and would have to interact with the local patients and hence would require knowing the local language. Also the knowledge of the local language in an added asset for the student to interact with local population.

What is the title of the degree?

M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) Different countries have different names for the same degree. Like Russia & all CIS countries call it M.D (Doctor of Medicine), China calls it MB (Bachelor of Medicine). But all these degrees are equivalent to MBBS in India.

What is screening test?

National Board of Examinations conducts "Screening test" that MCI has introduced has three papers 1. Non-clinical 2. Clinical 3. Para-clinical and is Multiple-Choice type questions. You will have to obtain 50% to pass. Once you pass this examination, you will be awarded a registration with the MCI. With this registration you will undergo one year Internship / practice at a Hospital in India. After this internship is completed, you will be get permanent registration by MCI or the State Medical Boards. Screening test is being conducted by National Board of Examination, Govt. of India twice every year.

What time will it take for admission?


What are the chances of securing scholarship?

In the case of scholarship, the chances depend on merit as well as timing of the application. Certain countries/universities do NOT award scholarship in advance but may consider awarding scholarship, depending on the performance of the student.