Brief about the Country

The Philippines also known as the Republic of Philippines is situated in Southeast Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean. Its capital, Manila, is famous for its waterfront and centuries-old Chinatown. MBBS in Philippines is getting popular among Indian students who do not wish to study an additional language such as required in MCI recognized medical colleges or universities in China or European countries like Russia. This is due to the fact that, Philippines is an English speaking country. More than 95% of the people speaks English language.

Education System

MBBS in Philippines means no Donation, Economical Fee, Low Cost of Living, and International Standard of Living of Medical Education. Philippines follows US education system that opens numerous career opportunities in English speaking countries exclusive of UK, USA, Australia, and listed below: universities of Philippines area and Canada. Philippines is a perfect spot to study MBBS. Philippines have a decent interface with the western world, which helps students from all over the world. Philippines has many International Universities.

Major Universities

  • AMA School of Medicine
  • De La Salle Health Sciences Institute
  • Cebu Doctors’ University
  • University of Northern Philippines
  • Manila Central University

The most popular medical fields of MBBS in the medical universities of Philippines are listed below:

  • Our Lady of Fatima University
  • Emilio Aguinaldo College
  • University of Perpetual Help

Eligibility Information

The minimum qualifying marks that makes a candidate eligible is 60% aggregate in the higher secondary stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as major subjects.

Generally the last date for application to MBBS admission in Philippines closes by end of June or mid of July. MBBS in Philippines 2017 admission deadline was mentioned as 15th July. The

Process of admission is very simple. Submit the application before the time limit and wait for approval. The admission is provided on first come first serve basis.

  • Eligibility criteria includes pass in the school education in 10+2 pattern, with minimum score of 50 % in aggregate in the major subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Students should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in each of the main subjects, PCB respectively.
  • Students shall provide all certificates that authenticate their qualification while sending application for admission. It includes mark sheets, school leaving certificate, etc.
  • Proof of paying capacity.
  • Medical examination certificate
  • Must be NEET-UG qualified

Benefits of Studying MBBS in Philippines

  1. The MD in Philippines is recognized and approved as an equivalent course to the MBBS by the MCI (Medical Council of India) who has established and maintain uniform standards of medical education.
  2. Philippines medical universities are widely renowned in many countries for the superior standard of education and also have listed in the WHO, IMED and ECFMG medical education directories.
  3. Professors in the Philippines universities are coming from different countries, including USA and India who are highly qualified and experienced in the allied field.
  4. Philippines medical colleges are regulated by the Philippines ministry of education and that is why Philippines colleges do not have any capitation fees as well as no donations to be paid for enrollment.
  5. Another advantage of an Indian student is the climate of the Philippines. Philippines climate varies from 23 °C to 32 °C throughout the year, which is very alike to the Indian climate helps Indian students in settling with no trouble. The other advantage of the similar climate is, people having the same pattern of disease which aids to the Indian students who want to practice in India.
  6. There is no any donation required to enroll in Philippines medical college, unlikely to Indian medical colleges.
  7. Philippines follows US education system that opens numerous opportunities to make a career in English speaking countries inclusive of UK, USA, Australia, Canada, etc.
  8. The English medium of instruction diminishes the barrier of learning the native language and helps to concentrate only on the study.
  9. All the medical colleges in Philippines emphasis on practice over theory give you greater extent of practical experience that helps you during practice.
  10. The entire faculty of the Philippines medical colleges is co-operative and ready to help you in every query.
  11. As the MBBS degree of Philippines is recognized by MCI, you can practice in India after completing the MCI registration formalities.

Scholarships if available

There is no scholarship available.

Relevant Test to be Passed

No additional test is required to be passed.

Other Test Details

No other tests are required to be passed.

Documents Required

  1. Original copy of the Notice of Acceptance (NOA) from the Office of the Dean containing a clear impression of the school’s official dry seal.
  2. Scholastic records duly authenticated  by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the country where the scholastic records were obtained or in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence;
  3. Proof of adequate support/affidavit of support  to cover expenses for the accommodation and subsistence as well as school dues and other incidental expenses duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence;
  4. Police Clearance Certificate by the National Foreign Authorities in the student applicant’s   country   of   origin   or   legal   residence   duly   authenticated   by   the Philippine Foreign Service Post having consular jurisdiction over the place of origin or legal residence. (note from the Bureau of Immigration: for student applicant who resided in the Philippines for more than 59 days at the time he/she applies for change/conversion of admission status to that of a student, he/she shall also be required to submit the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance)
  5. Certificate of Birth duly authenticated  by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence;
  6. Bank account at Landbank Bajada, Davao City Branch (note: Upon opening an account, inform the bank account officer that you are applying for student visa here in Davao City and you need to open an account as required by the Bureau of Immigration Davao);
  7. Quarantine Medical Clearance Certificate by the National Quarantine Office, Davao;
  8. Six (6) copies  Personal History Statement with 6-pieces 2×2 inches photo recently taken;
  9. Photocopy  of the  photo, data and stamp  of the  latest arrival pages  of the student applicant’s passport.
  10. Original passport for the Office of the Registrar’s verification and presentation to Bureau of Immigration for the student applicant’s visit extension and for the conversion of admission status to th
    at of a student or 9(f).


All items with MUST BE completed by the student prior to
coming to the Philippines.

How and When to Apply Information

Call on +91- 9662233661

Admission Procedure

  • You need to appear a test of eligibility with minimum 50% in PCB.
  • Submit Application form.
  • University issues Admission letter.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Philippines will issue you a DFA letter.
  • Fly to Philippines.

Climate of Philippines

The Philippines have five types of climates: tropical rainforest, tropical savanna, tropical monsoon, humid subtropical, and oceanic (both are in higher-altitude areas) characterized by relatively high temperature, oppressive humidity and plenty of rainfall.

People of Philippines

Filipinos (Filipino: Mga Filipino) are the people who are native to or identified with the country of the Philippines. Filipinos come from various ethno linguistic that are native to the islands or migrants from various Asia Pacific regions. Currently, there are more than 175 ethno linguistic groups, each with its own language, identity, culture and history. The modern Filipino identity, with its Austronesian roots, was influenced by Spain, China, and the United States.

Geography of Philippines

The Philippines is an archipelago that comprises over 7,000 islands[7] with a total land area of 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi).[1][2] The 11 largest islands contain 95% of the total land area. The largest of these islands is Luzon at about 105,000 square kilometers (40,541 sq mi). The next largest island is Mindanao at about 95,000 square kilometers (36,680 sq mi). The archipelago is around 800 kilometers (500 mi) from the Asian mainland and is located between Taiwan and Borneo.


  1. Are books available there or we need to carry along with us?

Some universities provide the list of recommended books to carry and some books are given there during the session. We suggest that the students carry the books, or can purchase books in Philippines too.

  1. Are students allowed to cook their food by themselves?

Students can cook food themselves.

  1. Are the Degrees, offered by Universities, Recognized by WHO?

All the medical colleges and universities are recognized by World Health Organization (WHO), Medical Counsel of India (MCI), Commission for Higher Education and Development (CHED), Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and International Medical Education Directory (IMED).

  1. How is the Medical Education in Philippines?

Philippines follows the American system of education, since it was a colony of the USA for a period of about 50 years. The medical course in Philippines is called the MD Program (Doctor of Medicine Program), which is equivalent to that of the USA, Russia, Ukraine and rest of Europe. This MD Program is equivalent to MBBS in the UK, India, Pakistan and other Commonwealth countries as well.

  1. How is the Weather there?

The Climate of the Philippines is tropical. There are 3 main seasons. Firstly from June to September is considered to be the areas rainy season when showers can be frequent and heavy although they do tend to pass relatively quickly. From October to February the climate is cool and dry according to the locals however the temperature only very rarely drops below 25 degree Celsius. Finally the hot and dry season which runs from March to may when temperatures can sore. Overall the climate is perfect for a holiday in paradise and long hours of sun make this a dream destination. In terms of what to pack it is advised that lighter clothing is taken, shorts and beachwear are of course essential although in the rainy season be prepared for a sharp shower.

  1. Since when are the Universities Established?

All these universities in Philippines were established decades before gradually diversifying in many advanced courses. For more details on each university, please refer to the relevant page of each university.

  1. What are the availability of other Facilities like Laundry, Library, Internet, etc. there?

All such facilities are available near by at minimal extra cost.

  1. What is the medium of Teaching in Philippines?

Being an American colony for about 50 years, English has become the official language for government, day by day living and in all other affairs in Philippines. All the universities we represent for the medical stream are having English medium education.

  1. When do the coarse begin?

The classes for Medicine Program begin usually by the first week of November, while for other program, there are two intakes (depends on the University and Program), mostly in June and November.

  1. Whether the market is nearby or not?

It depends on the colleges that you are eligible to get admission in. Almost all the market for daily needs are nearby to the campus.


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