MBBS Admission in Philippines
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MBBS Admission in Philippines

MBBS in the Philippines has got a lot of attention from international students. Many Indian students prefer to study MBBS in Philippines due to various reasons such as high-standard education, quality and recognized degrees, low tuition fees, expert professors, safety, and many other advantages. 

Students seeking admission to MBBS program in Philippines can check the website of the desired university and apply with all required documents. Candidates must qualify the NEET exam with required cutoff marks to get MBBS admission in the Philippines. Candidates with graduate degrees can take direct admission to MBBS in the Philippines. B.Sc completed aspirants can get direct admission to a 4-year MD course. 

Medical Course Recognition:

  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)
  • Foundation of Advancement of International Medical Education & Research (FAIMER)

MBBS Course in Philippines

  • Duration of the MBBS course in Philippines is 5 and 1/2 Years. 
  • In the first one and a half years, a pre-medical course (called a Bachelor of Science) is taught to the students. In BS courses, students learn Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, and Biochemistry.
  • After the BS Program, M.D (Doctor of Medicine) course will be started. The first three years of M.D course concentrate on Pre-Clinical, General Medicine, Clinical, Para clinical, Surgery, and Specialized subjects such as Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, etc. 
  • The final year of the course is keen for practical training in affiliated hospitals. This is called as clinical rotation.

NMAT Entrance Exam for Philippines

Philippines students seeking to study Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses in the country must qualify for the NMAT (National Medical Admission Test) with the required score. The NMAT in the Philippines is the same as NEET in India. Philippines students must clear the NMAT with a required score to get admission. 

NMAT Entrance Exam

Philippines MBBS Syllabus

  • The Bachelor of Science course duration is 1 and ½ years. The course curriculum contains the Basics of Psychology and Human Physiology.
  • 1st Year covers Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Neuroanatomy, and Histology.
  • 2nd Year medicine covers microbiology, obstetrics, pharmacology, pathology, parasitology, preventive medicine and community health, and clinical pathology.
  • 3rd Year covers radiology, pediatrics, ophthalmology, legal medicine / medical jurisprudence, gynecology, otorhinolaryngology, clinic pathologic conference/special topics in pathology
  • 4th Year is a clinical internship, to practice with affiliated medical centers to the corresponding university.

List of MCI-Approved Medical Colleges in Philippines

University of Perpetual Help System Dalta  National Rank 71
University of Santo Tomas  National Rank 6
Central Philippines University  National Rank 33
De La Salle Health Sciences Institute  National Rank 77
Davao Medical School Foundation  National Rank 134
Emilio Aguinaldo College  National Rank 91
Bicol Christian College of Medicine  National Rank 276
UV Gullas College of Medicine  National Rank 277

MBBS in Philippines Eligibility Criteria

Students must have completed Plus 2/Intermediate with 50% of marks in with physics, chemistry, and biology. 

OBC/SC/ST reservation category candidates have to score at least 40% of marks in Intermediate. 

Indian students must have qualified in the NEET examination with required qualifying marks as per their category. 

Admission Procedure for MBBS in Philippines

  • Initially, fill out the Application form from the respective college via its website. 
  • Upload soft copies of Your HSC Mark Sheet, Passport, to apply for Letter of Permission for Admission from the respective university. 
  • Receive the admission invitation letter from the university
  • After the admission got confirmed by the corresponding university, apply for the Philippines Visa along with all necessary documents.
  • Appear for Personal Visa Interview at Philippines Embassy along with the invitation letter and other required documents for Visa Approval.
  • Travel to Philippines and join the medical college

Contact Wisdom Overseas for MBBS admission processing in Philippines. We process admission in your preferred university, block admission, applying passport and Visa, travel arrangements, and accommodation arrangements. 

Philippines Visa Processing

Students seeking to pursue in Philippines can get student visa when they completed 18 years. 

If a student is 17 years, they will get a Special Study Permit (SSP) with a validity of 6-months. 

Required Documents

  • Students must have a valid passport with six month validity beyond the intended period of stay in the Philippines. 
  • Original and one photocopy of mark statement 
  • Leaving certificate from the previous studying institution
  • Birth certificate 
  • Affidavit of support executed by parents/legal guardian 
  • Two photocopies 
  • Transcript of records 
  • Certificate of good moral character 
  • Medical examination reports including x-ray film, psychological report, 
  • Police clearance certificate, 
  • Authenticated certificate from the Philippines institution
  • Fully filled-in application form  

The documents provided by the applicants must be authorized by the Philippines Government before issuing the Student Visa.

Accommodation and Food in Philippines

Students migrating to Philippines for students can get easy accommodation in the hostels of the respective universities. While, students can stay in the university hostels or they even can opt a private apartments/hostels. 

In Philippines, many of the universities having hostel facilities. Food and accommodation facilities are provided for the international students. The university hostels are safe to stay for students. 24X7 CCTV surveillance will be available in hostels. Girl students moving to Philippines for studies are absolutely in safe hands.  

Indian students can also avail best and authentic Indian food in university hostels. Students will be provided with Vegetarian and non-vegetarian food as per their preference. Special Indian chefs will be associated with university hostels to serve Indian food. 

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