Philippines

The Philippines is a string of over 7,100 islands in Southeast Asia. Philippines is famous for two things, its long stretch of beaches and excellent medical education facility. Philippines is a great place to succeed academically as the quality of medical education provided by the country unparalleled. MBBS course in the Philippines offers a wide curriculum which is enough to generate theoretical as well as practical knowledge to become a successful doctor. Currently, more than 2000 students are studying MD/MBBS in the Philippines. 

Duration of Medical Course in Philippines General Medicine 6 years Program divided into three parts-

  • BS - It is a foundation course consisting of four semesters and students can complete the course in 1.5 to 2 years. Students having a Bachelor of Science degree can get direct admission to the MD course. 
  • MD - After completion of BS, students must appear in the National Medical Admission Test. This test is compulsory for students to pass to get entrance in 4 years MD Course. The exam should be cleared in three attempts. This MD course is equivalent to the Bachelor level and So, Students can directly join the MD course, if they have a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Internship - After completion of these courses, students get appointed for an internship in the local hospitals, clinics and healthcare centres. 

Students enjoy following benefits of studying MBBS in Philippines -

  • Medical universities listed in Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates and International Medical Education Directory 
  • Universities authorized by WHO and recognized by Medical Council of India
  • No capitation fees & no donation for admission
  • Extremely low Course fee 
  • Education system similar to US 
  • Medium of instruction is English so no language barrier for Indian Students 
  • Accommodation facility with complete services as per need of students
  • Quick Facts about the Philippines -  Continent Asia, Capital Manila, Currency Peso, Languages Filipino, English Time gap Indian standard time +2hr30m, Calling Code +63