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Why Study MBBS in Philippines?

 

The Philippines is a Southeast Asian Country in the Western Pacific, comprised of more than 7,000 Islands. The capital city - Manila is famous for its waterfront promenade and centuries-old Chinatown, Binondo. It is home to the baroque 17th-century San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago, a storied citadel and military prison.

Taking medical education into consideration, Philippines stands out as one of the finest options among various countries. The cost of pursuing Medical education in Philippines is much lower than other countries like USA, Australia, China, etc. It provides the perfect amalgamation of theoretical & practical education, which enables the students to become successful medical practitioners across the globe. Universities like AMA School of Medicine, Our Lady of Fatima University, University of Perpetual Help, Davao Medical School of Foundation are few of the Premier Medical Universities for Indian students.

Highlights of Philippines

Capital

Manila

Currency

Philippines Peso

Official Language

Filipino & English

Literacy rate

98.1%

Population

10.49 crores

Time Difference from India

2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of India

Delhi to Manila Travel Time

8-9 hours direct flight

Average MBBS Tuition Fees in Philippines

USD $23000 - $32000

Type of colleges in Philippines

Private & Government

Course of Duration MBBS in Philippines

6 Years

Medium of Study

English


Advantages of Philippines

  • Top Medical Universities are recognized by the MCI - Medical Council of India and enlisted with the World Directory of Medical Schools.
  • English is used as a medium of instruction in all the Medical Universities of Philippines.
  • Affordable education, accommodation & budget-friendly living cost.
  • Philippines follow the American Style PBL Curriculum. All eligible students should clear all three steps of USMLE to practice in the USA.
  • Philippines is the fourth largest English speaking country in the world.
  • Philippines also attract students from more than 65 countries. Students from the United States and Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Hong Kong and especially India, are safely studying in a conducive environment.

Disadvantages of Philippines

  • New Environment- As the student moves into an international location, the environment, languages and culture all around might cause one to feel homesick. Unfamiliarity with the surroundings and a new culture makes the students feel uneasy and might turn them into an introvert.
  • Overcrowded universities- Due to all the advantages that International students can get in Philippines, they get attracted to the Top Medical Universities in phillipines which may lead to overstuffing of students in the Private Universities.
  • Cheating Agents- The selection of a reputed consultancy is a vital step. Many students and parents get trapped with fake agents where they ask for additional money at the time of departure and troubling the students.

Colleges in Philippines

Name

Location

Fees

AMA School of Medicine

Makati Metro Manila

INR. 1565500

Davao Medical School Foundation

Poblacion District, Davao City

INR. 2206750

Lyceum- Northwestern University

Dagupan

INR. 1644500

Our Lady of Fatima University

Manila

INR. 2541500

University of Perpetual Help

Las Pinas, Manila

INR. 1812500

University of Northern Philippines

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur

INR. 1505000

UV Gullas College of Medicine

Cebu

INR. 1800000

Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine

Paco, Manila, Metro Manila

INR. 2090000

 


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