The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines is an archipelagic nation located in Southeast Asia, with Manila as its capital city. Philippines cover a total land area of approximately 300,000 sq. km. and a population of around 98 million. The two official languages of the Philippines are English and Filipino.
Education in the Philippines
Universities in the Philippines offer the most “value for money“. The Philippines has 92% literacy rate proving education as the primary concern in the country. The Philippines is the 1st Asian country (3rd largest) English-speaking country in the world.
Foreign students do not only get the chance of earning excellent education, but they also find their stay in the Philippines very comfortable and enjoyable. Here, the fee structure is 50% more affordable than in Nepal.
Medicine (MBBS) Program in the Philippines
Medicine in the Philippines is a 5.5 year (1.5 year pre-medicine; 4 years proper-medicine) course. First, the student will earn the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree after which he/she will pursue the remaining 4 years for proper medicine, Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, which is equivalent to MBBS in Nepal.
Why Medicine in the Philippines?
- Candidate must have passed Common Entrance Exam (CEE) conducted by Medical Education Commission (MEC). Entrance Exam Result is valid till next year’s Common Entrance Exam.
- Candidate must have a valid Passport.
- +2 or equivalent examination passed with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology each.
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