MBBS IN PHILIPPINES
Philippines lies in South -East Asia and a hub for Medical education, producing second highest number of medical graduates in the world next to India .
It is a English speaking country (95%).
Students from all over the world get enrolled for medical studies in Philippines .
Quality medical education at a very affordable cost is provided in this country , attracting MBBS students students from all over the world.
Medium of instructions is English.
Dual degree (details mentioned below ) is provided during the course of 5 and half years .
Medical Education in Philippines is based on US and Canadian system of medical education and therefore has its recognition all over the world for placement and Higher education .
Philippines provides dual degree during the course of 5.5 years .
a) Bachelor of Medicine Technology/ Psychology
...................(First 18 months )
b) MD (Medical Doctor)
....................Next 4 years of study .
(equivalent to MBBS in India)
Students having any degree in science or medicines like BSc/ BAMS/BHMS/GAMS/ NURSING can be enrolled directly into 4 years MD program, subject to verification of documents, Equivalence of subjects studied and approval by the University.
The total fees in these colleges varies in the range of
Rs 16 to 28 Lakhs for full course, depending upon the nature of college and
its gradation .
Initial Deposit of Rs 25 Thousands along with documents are required for arranging admission Registration and enrollment in the Univ and obtaining Invitation Letter
1. The admission selection is based on the merit in 12th standard examination and interview in India
2. Course duration 5.5 years
3. Annual fee payment System
4. English medium studies
5. No Donations
National Medical Admission Test (Philippines)
It is sometimes considered as a MCAT equivalent, which is held in the United States. The test consists of
REQUIREMENTS & PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION TO PHILIPPINE MEDICAL SCHOOLS
The requirements and procedures for admission to Philippine medical schools are applicable to both Filipino and foreign nationals aspiring to pursue medical education in any of the schools.
1: Bachelor’s Degree. Students seeking admission to the medical education program must be a holder of any baccalaureate degree. Indian students after +2 are required to carry on 18 months Pre Medical course leading to first Degree
2. An NMAT applicant must be a graduate or a graduating student of any college degree course at the time of testing.
Foreign students and graduates of foreign schools may be required to present on the day of the test, a copy of their Transcript of Records together with their NMAT Identification Form.
The NMAT scores obtained by a medical school applicant at any given examination year are deemed sufficient and valid as basis for evaluating applicants for admission to a college of medicine. The applicant is encouraged to do well in the test and obtain his/her best scores in the NMAT to increase his/her chances of being accepted in the best medical schools in the Philippines.
Besides NMAT, there are also other requirements which are needed to geting admissionthe Medical school. It is better to personally visit each of the Medical School's website to know their requirements and Fees Structure etc.
Study MBBS from Philippines is a Gateway for USA to carry on Higher Education in Medical Stream.
Passing USMLE 1 Examination from Philippines is much easier than doing it from any other Country.
It is Primarily because there is US system of Medicines prevailing in Philippines.
This advantage of Course we do not get while studying Medicines from other countries
The quality of Medical Studies in Philippines is much superior than many other countries and has
Presently there are thousands of Indian students studying MBBS in different parts of Philippines.
It is considered to be better to study in Manila in good University/ Medical Centers operating there
For better facilities are existing for carrying out Post Graduation and Higher Studies in yhese Centers of Excellence
1. Fees is chargeable on annual basis
There are plenty of Private Apartments available for the Students in the vicinity
of their Universities of carrying studies. The cost of Living and food is much less in these apartments which are shared by a group of students
2. Indian food is easily available in Manila. The climatic conditions in Philippines are very moderate
neither so cold nor so hot during the year as it is situated near the Equator.
There are some winter colleges/ Universities where the Session starts sometimes in the
end of January/ beginning of February
3. Hostel and fooding charges are additional. Average cost 1.0 to 1.50 lakhs /yr. INR
a) Tuition fees is payable on annual basis
b) On admission , gross expenses of dues for 18 Months are to be paid including fees for 1st year .
The fees pattern is subject to changes from time to time as per the norms of the concerned govt.