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About Philippines

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.


Study in 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 a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree after which he/she will pursue the remaining 4 years for proper medicine, a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, which is equivalent to an MBBS in Nepal.

Universities in the Philippines offer the most “value for money“. The Philippines has a 92% literacy rate proving education is the primary concern in the country. The Philippines is the 1st Asian country (3rd largest) English-speaking country in the world. Foreign students 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

Why Medicine in the Philippines?

  • Most affordable tuition fee – Can be paid in 5 installments.
  • Disease spectrum similar to Nepal- Great for clinical training.
  • One of Asia’s largest English-speaking countries.
  • 1000s of foreign students are pursuing MBBS in the Philippines.
  • The Philippines has educated and sent the second-largest number of foreign doctors to the USA.
  • Hostel facility is available with Nepali food.

Admission Requirements

  1. Candidate must have passed the Common Entrance Exam (CEE) conducted by the Medical Education Commission (MEC). Entrance Exam Result is valid till next year’s Common Entrance Exam.
  2. Candidate must have a valid Passport.
  3. +2 or equivalent examination passed with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology each.

Required Documents

  • Valid Passport
  • SEE Grade sheet and Character Certificate
  • +2 Transcript and Character Certificate
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • PP Size Photographs (10 copies)
  • Application Letter to the Registrar of the University


  • Obtain Passport
  • Get a Provisional Admission Letter from the college
  • Obtain an Entrance Exam Pass Certificate (Score Card) from the Medical Education Commission (MEC)
  • Apply and get an Eligibility Certificate from MEC
  • Get an NOC letter from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Nepal
  • Authenticate your documents from the Philippine Consulate
  • Send tuition fees through TT/ Swift in the name of the college
  • Apply for Visa

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