Que. Why Choose Philippines for medical education ?

Ans. Philippines is an former American colony where American education system is followed. Students from more than 55 countries come here for higher education. English is an official language so students need not learn a foreign language. Philippines has some top medical colleges of Asia.

Que. What is the duration of the course ?

Ans. Medical course in Philippines is called MD or Doctor of Medicine. This degree is equivalent to MBBS degree being given to students at the undergraduate level in UK and India. The duration of this course is 4 years for graduate students while those having passed their 10+2 have to study for 5 years.

Que. What are the eligibility criteria ?

Ans. For students having passed their 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, minimum 50% marks in aggregate are required.
For undergraduates in science subjects, minimum 50% marks are required to be eligible to apply for a medical course in a medical college in Philippines.

Que. How do I get detailed information about medical colleges ?

Ans. You can send your query to us through an email. Later, our local representative will contact you to give all the required information.

Que. What is the cost of the course ?

Ans. There are many medical colleges in Philippines and course fees vary from one college to another. We can provide information about curse fees in different colleges when a query comes to us.

Que. Can the cost of course be financed ?

Ans. Yes, loan facility is available from many banks to deserving candidates. The information about how to approach banks for an education loan is provided when a query comes to us.

Que.Are medical degrees from Philippines recognized around the world ?

Ans. The degree of MD provided by medical colleges in Philippines are recognized in most countries of the world and also recognized by WHO. Here the Universities listed are recognized by WHO, MCI, NMC, CHED.

Que. What is the weather like in Philippines ?

Ans. Philippines has tropical climate all round the year. There is a winter season followed by summer season. Rainy season takes place between June and September. But temperatures rarely fall below 25 degrees Centigrade even during winter season. Weather conditions are mostly sunny and warm. Light clothing will easily do in Philippines. Generally temperature remain between 28 to 32 Deg C. through out the year.

Que. When does the session start for BS-MD/MD ?

Ans. In most medical colleges, session begins in the month of end of June/October.

Que. What about accommodation and food facilities ?

Ans. All medical colleges provide accommodation near to the College. Markets are nearby but students are not allowed to cook food in hostel rooms. There are canteens that serve many international cuisines.

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