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Why MBBS in Philippines is more reputed than other countries?

How valid is Philippines Medical Education?

Philippines Medical degree is recognized by all the global agencies such as WHO, FAIMER, WFME (World Federation for Medical Education) and all othercountries worldwide. For more details check the Website of the Indian Embassy from Philippines.

Are the Medical colleges in Philippines recognized by MCI?

No. Not all the Philippines Medical colleges are recognized by Medical Council of India and if not verified properly there are plenty of unrecognized colleges that are deceiving Indian medical aspirants. Check the link for ...

How do I know about the recognized Medical colleges in Philippines?

Like Medical Council of India the governing body for Indian medical education, Philippines also had the nodal agency that is looking after the higher education named The Commission of Higher Education (CHED). It governs all the ...

What is the Medical degree offered in Philippines?

In India the medical course offered is MBBS-Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and the equivalent degree that Philippines offered is called BS-MD program (BS-Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine)

Is NEET mandatory to admit into Medical course in Philippines?

YES. Qualifying in NEET examination is mandatory as per the rules of MCI of India since 2018. Students once qualified NEET are eligible to enroll for studying medicine abroad for the next three years.

Do I need to qualify any entrance examinations for enrolment in Philippines medical colleges?

No, For enrolment in BS course no entrance examinations are required, only at the time of enrolment into MD NMAT qualification is required for the Philippine medical student with 40 percentile to get admission into MD.

What is N-MAT? Is NMAT necessary to join MBBS in Philippines?

NMAT –National Medical Admission Test is the eligibility test for MD admission that is conducted twice in a year. But the same is different for foreign medical students, and depends completely on the Universities/ Colleges discretion.  ...

What is Pre-Medicine or BS degree?

India follows British Medical system where medicine is of 5 ½ years MBBS course where as in US Medical Curriculum,MBBS course is divided into 5 to 6 years in which first one to two years Pre-Medicine ...

Is the BS program in all the colleges are same?

NO, BS program in Philippines medical colleges varies in the total course duration and also in the subject specializations offered like BS-Biology, BS-Psychology, BS-Sociology, BS-Geology and BS-Criminology etc.

What is the total course duration of BS-MD program in Philippines?

BS-course duration varies from college to college, some offer One year BS-course while some 2 years BS-program.

Which is best for Medical students among BS-Biology or BS-Psychology or others?

Among all the specializations offered by BS-Biology is the most suitable option as it is with same / continuity of syllabus with +2 subjects and important for MD.

What are the eligibility criteria’s for Philippines Medical education or BS-MD program?

Any Bi.P.C student that passed Intermediate / +2 with a minimum of 50% in PCB and above 17 years of age can join BS-MD program.

What are the necessary documents required for MBBS admission in Philippines?

Birth Certificate S.C and +2 Marks Memo’s NEET qualifying rank card Passport with minimum 6 months Validity T.C Study and Conduct certificates up to 12th standard Police Clearance Certificate Medical examination reports NOC from Parents Bank ...

Do all the Indian science students are eligible to join Medicine in Philippines?

No, Students with 50% aggregate percentage in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects from general category and for SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates the same is of 45% and English as a compulsory subject in intermediate can ...

Is the degree provided by Philippines universities recognized by WHO and other global agencies?


Whom should I approach to get an admission?

Any medical aspirant willing to study abroad should consider carefully before approaching any consultant to get medical admission, as there are plenty of fake consultancies might deceive students. Contact any authorized partner / consultancy like Wisdom ...

Why choose Wisdom Overseas?

Wisdom Overseas is the authorized Exclusive partner to South Western University in Philippines and has been dedicated to the overall well-being of the students that chose to study medicine in Philippines. Wisdom Overseas serves as a ...


South Western University PHINMA is a school for game changers and serious driven learners, founded in 1945 and is recognized in the region as a leader in medicine and allied health programs, renowned for providing practice-focused, ...

Why choose South Western University, PHINMA?

The curriculum in SWU based on US based educational system and its degree is known as BS-MD or Doctor of Medicine program. SWU stands for providing high technical educational aids like 3D simulators, fully equipped laboratories ...

What are the courses offered in SWU PHINMA?

SWU offers Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Medical Technology, Radiologic Technology, Nursing, Biology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Accountancy, Management Accounting, Business Administration Hospitality Management, Education, Law, Political Science, Information Technology, Architecture and Communication courses.

What is the total course duration for foreign MBBS students in SWU PHINMA?

The total MBBS course duration in SWU is of 5 years one year BS-Biology course and 4 years of MD including the final year internship program. The same is 6 years in other medical colleges of ...

What is SWU PHINMA offering BS-Biology or BS-Psychology?

SWU PHINMA offers 1 year BS-Biology trimester course, which is a golden opportunity for Indian medical students to save one year of their course duration comparing with all other colleges.

What is the fee structure of SWUPHINMA for BS-MD course?

Total BS-MD course fee is of INR 21,00,000/- for the total of 5 years duration.

Whom to contact to get MBBS admission in SWUPHINMA?

Wisdom Overseas is the authorized Exclusive partner to South Western University in Philippines and to get admission in SWU. Visit to get more details and all the contact information.

Can I get MCI, USMLE coaching in SWU PHINMA?

YES. SWU& Wisdom Overseas together established a training program for all the medical students of SWU to have online and offline coaching facility in Campus from first year of MD itself.

What is the cost of living in Philippines?

Cost of living in Philippines is comparatively low with other countries and one can live comfortable to luxurious from Rs. 8000 to 15,000 and also depends on their spending habits.

Do the colleges in Philippines provide hostel facility for Indian students?

Yes. SWU and Wisdom are providing well Furnished AC and Non AC dorms with tasty south and north Indian hygiene food separately for both Boys and Girls.

Do Philippines colleges have Indian food canteens/mess in / near the campus?


Is Philippines safe for foreign students to study?

YES. Philippines is the safest country to all the foreign students especially for girls, as the country provides utmost care to their female population including foreign students.

Can I practice medicine in India after completing BS-MD program in Philippines?

YES. After qualifying in FMGE/MCI/NEXT screening test you are eligible to practice medicine in India similar to medical students of Indian medical colleges.

Can I do my internship in India?

YES. Student need to get prior permission from the University and the MCI of India for the same.

Can I appear for any PG medical entrances organized globally?

YES. You can appear for all PG medical entrances like NEET-PG,USMLE, PLAB, AMC, MCCEE (Canada), NZREX (New Zealand) and all other countries of your choice.

Is there any Scholarship facility available? Who are eligible to get Scholarship?

YES. Central and State Governments of India are providing various scholarships for abroad medical education. SWU and Wisdom Overseas also provide Merit scholarships for its students. For eligibility and application procedures contact Wisdom overseas personnel.

Do the Indian banks provide Educational loans for Philippines medical education?

YES. All the nationalized banks provide educational loans to the eligible students on their own terms and conditions. Contact your bank for more information.

How is the climate in Philippines?

Philippines is a tropical climatic country very similar to India, with temperature ranging from 28 to 34 degrees all over the year, very easy to adapt for Indian medical students.

When the admissions start in Philippines medical colleges?

Philippines BS- admissions are in two terms first in the month of August and later in January.

What is the medium of teaching in Philippines?

All the colleges in Philippines use English as the teaching medium of instruction.

Are there Uniforms to MBBS students in Philippines?

Yes. All the Medical colleges in Philippines have their own style of Uniforms and mostly White uniforms are used representing Peace and dignity of Medical Profession.

Would I have a problem in communicating with locals? What are the languages used in Philippines?

NO 95% of Philippines locals can communicate in English along with their local Tagalog, Ilocano and other languages.

How the locals treat foreign students in Philippines?

Philippines are very friendly people and known for their best hospitality. The locals treat all the foreign students in a very friendly manner and help them in all the possible ways required when one is in ...

Can I join any part time job during the medicine course?

No. undergraduate student are allowed to join any part time job all over the world, as they are still minors and this facility is available only for Post graduate students.

What are the vacation schedules for students to travel their home country?

Two months summer vacation during June and July and one month Christmas vacation during December month. Students can travel to India without any trouble only needs to be careful about their Visa expiration.

What is the currency of Philippines?

Philippines Official currency is named as Philippines Peso or Pisowhich is higher in value than Indian Rupee. One Peso might equal to 1.38INR changes with the dollar rate of market.

How can I pay the college and hostel fees?

You can get any International Travel Card / Bank Visa Card / Master Card that could be used in Philippines directly to withdraw/swipe. College and Hostel fees can also pay by depositing directly to the respective ...

What are the procedures required for Student Visa for Philippines?

After submission of all the relevant documents Philippines Embassy in India, appoints a date for Visa interview and after the successful completion of visa interview you can get the Visa for Philippines within 14 working days.

What are the books that are needed to purchase for the BS-MD course?

All the subject books required by specifying the authors will be provided to you after the admission, the same can be purchased either in India or in Philippine subject to the travel arrangements of weightage.

Can I get a placement in Indian Hospitals after my degree?

YES. Absolutely after passing the screening test of MCI one can get placements in Indian hospitals.

What are the modes of travel available to Philippines?

Air travel is very easy and available to all major airports in Philippines,the travel time only takes 8 hours. You can also travel through Sea facility but No road/train travel facility is available.

What are the local transport facilities available in Philippines?

Local Philippines travel usually in Zipney’s (similar to Indian Jeeps), Metros and Tri Cycles mostly, with very low and reasonable prices.


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