About Philippines

The Philippines, also known as the Republic of Philippines is situated in Southeast Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean. Its capital, Manila, is famous for its waterfront and centuries-old Chinatown. Philippines was a colony of USA for around 50 years and thus the country follows the American system of education.

Philippines is a founding member of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, and the East Asia Summit. The country also hosts the headquarters of the Asian Development Bank. The Philippines has shown a great transition in economy from agriculture to the one with services and manufacturing. In addition to membership in the United Nations, the Philippines is also a founding and active member of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

As a founding member of the United Nations, the Philippines has been elected many times into the Security Council. The country is also an active participant in the Human Rights Council and in peacekeeping missions.

Why MBBS In Philippines?

Philippines offers high quality education with a safe environment to the international students. The fees is very low as compared to many countries. The degree in medical obtained from Philippines is accepted globally. This helps the students to get a job in any part of the world.

The academic calendar starts in June and ends in March. There are two semesters in each academic year, one from June to October and the other from November to March. The language of instruction is English which makes it a favorable place for many international students. The infrastructure of the medical colleges is much superior in terms of staff, equipment and technology.

The students are given hands on training and practical clinical rounds which helps in their overall growth as a doctor. The students from India are eligible to take MCI screening exam after they complete their medical degree from a medical college in Philippines. The MBBS or MD degree from a college in Philippines is recognized by WHO and MCI.


Top Universities for MBBS Study in Philippines

  • AMA School of Medicine
  • University of Perpetual Help
  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Our Lady of Fatima University
  • Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine
  • Bicol Christian College of Medicine
  • Medical School Foundation


Ama School Of Medicine (MAKATI CAMPUS) Metro Manila

BS-MD Program 6 Years 

Particulars Fees In Peso Peso Rate Fees in INR
BA 1st Year 3,00,000 1.25 3,75,000
BA 2nd Year 1,00,000 1.25 1,25,000
MD 1st Year 2,50,000 1.25 3,12,500
MD 2nd Year 2,50,000 1.25 3,12,500
MD 3rd Year 1,50,000 1.25 1,87,500
MD 4th Year 1,50,000 1.25 1,87,500
Total 12,00,000 1.25 15,00,000

University of Perpetual Help – Las Pinas Manila

BS-MD Program 6 Years

Particulars Fees In Peso Peso Rate Fees in INR
BA 1st Year 3,25,000 1.25 4,06,250
BA 2nd Year 1,75,000 1.25 2,18,750
MD 1st Year 4,00,000 1.25 5,00,000
MD 2nd Year 2,50,000 1.25 3,12,000
MD 3rd Year 1,50,000 1.25 1,87,500
MD 4th Year 1,50,000 1.25 1,87,500
Total 14,50,000 1.25 18,12,500

BS-MD Program 6 Years

Our Lady of Fatima University

Particulars Fees Peso Rate Fees In INR
BS-1st Year $ 10000 65 6,50,000
BS-2nd Year $ 3400 65 2,21,000
MD-1st Year $ 6400 65 4,16,000
MD-2nd Year $ 6400 65 4,16,000
MD-3rd Year $ 6400 65 4,16,000
MD-4th Year $ 6400 65 4,16,000
Total Fees $ 39000 65 25,35,000

4 Years Advance Doctor of Medicine  Program

Cebu Doctors University Fees Structures

Sem. PLN INR Service Charge
1st year(with admission fee) ₱ 160913 ₹2,02,001.46 $1000
2nd year ₱ 152274 ₹1,91,156.5
3rd year ₱ 150638 ₹1,89,102.7
4th year ₱ 284896 ₹3,57,643.0
Total  Fees ₱ 748721 ₹9,39,903.76
Living, Eating & Dormitory. INR ₹2 to ₹3 Per Year.

Other Expenses:

  1. Visa conversion in Philippines= $700 one time
  2. If student is below 18 years,then SSP fee @ $300
  3. Visa renewal from 2nd year onward is $300



Living Expenses:

  1. Accommodation: $1200-1500 per person/year on sharing basis(1 year advance is payable)
  2. Food:5500 pesos (approx Rs 800/month)


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