The Philippines or the Republic of Philippines is one of the prominent south-east Asian nations with the world’s greatest biodiversity. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, the country is an amalgamation of more than 7,000 islands. The Philippines attracts people due to its beautiful beaches, heritage towns, monuments, rainforests and more. This enriched Asian nation has witnessed rapid development in the field of tourism, infrastructure and medicine. Apart from being a tourist destination, the Philippines has also become a major attraction for students looking forward to pursuing medicine as their career.

MBBS in Philippines is a good option for the Indian Student. There are several reasons to study MBBS from Philippines medical colleges. The first reason is that most of the Philippines colleges or Universities are recognised by MCI and WHO.The second reason is the curriculum is same as Indian MBBS curriculum.Studying MBBS from Philippines is also good because they strictly follow the USA medical education System.

The universities or colleges of Philippines have world class Medical Professors.Some of the colleges or universities like as AMA school of medicine, University of Perpetual Help system Dalta, Davao Medical Colleges etc, have the highest percentage of Indian Students.
Best part of doing mbbs through Philippines medical colleges is that there medical degree is globally recognize.


Population  Approx. 11 crores
Capital  Manila
Language   Filipino, English
Religion  Christianity & Islam
Currency  Peso
Key Cities   Manila, Davao, Quezon
GDP per capita   9538.82 USD (2019)
Climate   Tropical, Hot, Humid
Exchange Rate   1 Philippino Peso = 1.45 INR
Advantage of MBBS in Philippines
  • English Medium colleges, also locals speak English language
  • Highest FMGE passing ratio
  • Medical education in Philippines is based on US study based pattern
  • Universities are recognized by WHO and NMC(MCI)
  • Global accreditations given to universities in Philippines
  • Philippines climate similar to India’s climate
  • Disease spectrum similar to that in India
  • 4 year & 6 month medical study
  • 1 year Internship valid in India

Eligibility Criteria for Medical Students

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2(science)
  • Minimum of 50% (45% for reserved category) marks with PCB from any recognized board
  • Candidate must qualify NEET

Documents required for Indian Students

  • 10th Original Marksheet
  • 12th Original Marksheet
  • Passport Original
  • Police Clearance Certificate From Passport Office
  • Affidavit Of Financial Support & No Objection Clearance
  • Bank Statement For 6 Months With Minimum Closing Balance Of 5 Lakhs
  • NEET Admit Card & NEET Marksheet
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