Study In Philippines



The Philippines known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its capital city is Manila while its most populous city is Quezon City; both are part of Metro Manila.


To the north of the Philippines across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan; Vietnam sits west across the South China Sea; southwest is the island of Borneo across the Sulu Sea, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia; while to the east it is bounded by the Philippine Sea and the island-nation of Palau. At approximately 300,000 square kilometres (115,831 sq miles), the Philippines is the 64th-largest country in the world.


With a population of about 100 million people, the Philippines is the seventh-most populated country in Asia and the 12th most populated country in the world. An additional 12 million Filipinos live overseas, comprising one of the world's largest diasporas.


The Philippines has a tropical maritime climate and is usually hot and humid. There are three seasons: the hot dry season or summer from March to May; the rainy season from June to November; the cool dry season from December to February. The average yearly temperature is around 26.6 °C. Cities: Metro Manila is the most populous of the 12 defined metropolitan areas in the Philippines and the 11th most populous in the world. As of the 2007 census, it had a population of 11,553,427, comprising 13% of the national population.


The most widely spoken languages are English and Tagalog. People in Metro Manila mainly speak the Filipino language which is a standardized version of Tagalog. Other languages spoken are Cebuano, Ilokano, Hiligaynon and Bikol.

Literacy rate:

According to the Philippines National Statistics Office, Philippines has a literacy rate of 97.5%.

Admission Procedure

Intake Details:

A country such as Philippines offers a tremendous amount of potential as almost everyone speaks English here. Students will study in English and hence there is no need for them to take any language classes. Also students will feel at home, due to the hospitality of the Filipinos. The weather conditions are similar to India and hence the students will not have to suffer through severe weather conditions. Finally the single biggest factor in favour of Philippines is the cost of medical education. Philippines offer quality MBBS education with world class facilities at an affordable cost. Philippines follows the US System of Education. It has world class medical universities providing quality education. All the medical universities are recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the Medical Council of India. Philippines offer world class medical education at an affordable cost. The cost of living is extremely affordable for students. The Filipinos are warm, gracious and hospitable people. Its universities offer an open and intellectually stimulating environment for the students. The universities also have a dedicated International students department to answer all the queries of students.

Eligibility for Admission:

Structure of the Course

  • According to MCI guild lines, passing 12th is mandatory with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together
  • Will have to first enrol in the pre-medical course, the duration of which is 12/14 months
  • The Pre-medical course will be either an AB psychology or BS biology
  • After completing the pre-medical course the students will be enrolled for 4 years MD programme
  • NMAT score minimum 40 percentile
  • Students who completed graduation in abroad can go directly to medical school after clearing NMAT
Duration of Course:

Total duration of course is 5.5 years


University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD)

The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA is a, private university, with campuses at Las Piñas, Molino and Calamba City in the Philippines. The university offers programs in preschool, primary, secondary, tertiary levels, as well as short term vocational, technical, and special programs.

The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA subscribes to the institutional philosophy that national development and transformation is predicated upon the quality of education of its people. It is committed to the ideas of teaching, community service and research, with “Character Building is Nation Building” as its guiding principle. It is continuing in its efforts to achieve its objective of maintaining and sustaining excellence in education. It has instituted an extensive network of national and international linkages in Higher Education and Business. It has established its indelible Perpetualite identity as it steadfastly enshrines its Perpetualite values and aspirations.

Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan

Established in 1969, a highly reputed institution offering Medical education in the city of Dagupan. First Medial School of North, over the years LNU has become a centre of academic excellence and research that contributes towards global competitiveness. LNU is located away from the city life of Metro Manila, the Dagupan City is a clean & Green city in Pangasinan province. Listed in MCI (Medical Council of India), WHO, GMC- UK & FAIMER- USA directories

La Consolacion University Philippines

Established in 1937, La Consolacion University Philippines(LCUP) is a private, Catholic school owned and managed by the Augustinian Sisters of Our Lady of Consolation. Accredited by the Philippines,  Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities.

Emilio Aguinaldo College - School of Medicine

University Physicians Services Incorporated (UPSI) after acquiring the Marian College in Manila in 1973, the school eventually became Emilio Aguinaldo College.It has 29 hectare campus hosting many schools, laboratories, library, social hall, an administration building, man made lake. In 1979, General Emilio Aguinaldo Medical School Foundation Inc. was established at Cavite, thus giving birth to the Emilio Aguinaldo College - College of Medicine.

Bicol Christian College of Medicine

Bicol Christian College of Medicine was founded on 1975 by Dr. Damaceno J. Ago. He envisioned in his life that Bicol region of Philippines, can be great if the youth, men and women could be molded so that they will be morally upright, creative and productive of commodities and ideas.

Fees Structure


Philippines University charge low fees from students as the countries government has subsided the fee making it easy for students to reduce their financial burden. For the 1st three years the annual fees is around 3 lacs Peso and for the next two years it is 1.5 lacs Peso.

The Student needs to bare an additional fee of Rs. 12000 for food and accommodation on monthly basis.