Without any room for debate, it can be said that the Philippines compromises of one the best education systems in all of Asia. It is an optimal destination for an Indian student who wishes to study MBBS courses abroad. Furthermore, due to the Philippines being an official English-speaking country, students won't feel any linguistically barriers. According to a recent survey, the Philippines has a 90% off literacy rate. The data itself speaks for the educational standards of the country.

Furthermore, the Philippines is considered to be the largest English-speaking country in the Southeast Asian region. Due to the heavy use of English as a medium of instruction for higher education, students from India have an easier time learning. Although Filipinos are known for being competent English speakers they are more known for their high standard of education in the world. The education can only be imparted by Philippine's very own high–caliber education institutions. The country is the major exporter of medical workers like nurses, doctors and skilled pharmacists.

The most popular medical fields of MBBS in the medical universities of PHILIPPINES are listed below:
  • General medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery

MBBS In Philippines Eligibility For Indian Students

  • The aspirant must be of 17 years of age or above on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • A minimum mark of 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology as a mainstream subject must be secured by the applicants.
  • The above data is applicable for 10+2 levels and it only concerns the general category.

Advantages Of Studying Mbbs In the Philippines

  • The means of teaching in all the top Philippines Medical Colleges is English. Unlike in China or Russia, there is no appealing reason to get familiar with the different languages to finish the medical course.
  • Fortunately, TOEFL or IELTS test is not required to take admission in MBBS In the Philippines For Indian Students.

Disadvantages Of Studying Mbbs In the Philippines

  • It might take some time to adapt to the Philippines' climate because it is an island surrounded by water on all sides. You can expect frequent rainfalls from June till November.
  • Candidates must pass the screening test piloted by the MCI (Medical Council of India). Only those who pass this test can be allowed to practice medicine in India.


Getting admission in a medical university in PHILIPPINES is very easy. The applicants are not required to take any exam like TOEFL or IELTS.

For admission in MBBS in PHILIPPINES, the student must fulfil the following criteria:
  • The student shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • The candidate must secure 50% marks in their 12th standard from Science stream (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in CBSE / ISC or any other Equivalent Board of Examination.
  • As per the latest notification issued by MCI in accordance with the decision taken by Delhi High Court, students aspiring to enroll in Foreign Medical Universities in 2020, and did not qualify / register / appear in NEET - 2020; should produce an Eligibility Certificate issued by Medical Council of India at the time of admission to Foreign Medical Universities.