Study in Philippines

Since 2012, studying in Philippines has gained popularity. The increasing demand for study abroad is the complicated entrance examinations and high tuition fees involved in it. With limited seats in the medical study sector of Nepal, many dreams of passionate students get shattered.

Hence, The Republic of Philippines is emerging as the fastest growing destination for candidates showing keen desire to study medicine. Besides, opportunity, it provides safe study environment & reasonable fee structure.

The degree awarded in Philippines are equivalent to Commonwealth and European countries. The standard education distributed by the medical colleges are on par, meeting every global standard.

With strong urge, every year more than 10,000+ students land in Philippines to study medical courses.


  • Recognized and approved by Nepal Medical Council.
  • Superior standard of education & listed in WHO, ECFMG, IMED directories.
  • Medical professors in Universities are experienced and qualified doctors from USA, India, China.
  • Eligible to appear in international medical exams USMLE.
  • All medical colleges are regulated by the Philippines Ministry of Education.
  • No donation, no capitation fees to paid.
  • Quick placement in countries like USA, UK, Canada, Australia.



  • MBBS (4 – 5 years)
  • Para-medical courses


  • Reputation and establishment of academic institutions.
  • Teaching methodology & infrastructure of medical college.
  • Recognition by World Health Organization, Medical Council of Nepal.
  • Clinical practicing scenario- total number of affiliated hospitals with the college.
  • Cost of living & tuition fee for the entire course.
  • Availability of scholarship/funds/grants.



  • MBBS: The academic calendar year begins from June & ends in March. Each academic year holds two semesters; June to October and November to March.
  • Para-Medical Programs: Three years program. Admission to para-medical courses is conducted in October/November each year.


  • Language Requirement
  • As English is the secondary language, IELTS score card needs to be submitted to the university.
  • MBBS
  • 12 years of formal education/ 10+2 high school/ equivalent study in Science.
  • Minimum 50 per cent aggregate score in major subjects Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
  • Submission of National Medical Entrance Test (NMAT) score.
  • Academic records including transcripts, character & migration certificates.
  • Evidence of financial stability (paying capacity).
  • IELTS score card (if required).
  • Must be NEET qualified.
  • 18 years of age at the time of admission.


  • Para-medical programs
  • Completion of 10+2 in science or 12 years of formal education/equivalent.
  •  50 per cent aggregate score in high school.
  • Academic records including transcripts, character & migration certificates.
  • Bank balance to prove the paying ability.
  • 18 years of age during the time of admission.
  • IELTS score card, if required by any Universities.


  • Valid Passport to travel Philippines.
  • Application form for student visa.
  • Medical health certificate of applicants.
  • Police Clearance Certificate authenticated by the Embassy of Philippines.
  • Visa fee


Students wanting to study MBBS or Para Medical course should obtain visa from the Embassy of Philippines in Nepal. Getting a direct visa, takes time so student gets Tourist visa, which can later be converted to Student visa, after reaching the island.  Visa are given to those who have completed 18 years of age, beneath the given age slab, Special Study Permit (SSP) needs to be taken, which is valid for six-months.   


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  • Assist you to fill up application forms for the admission.
  • Examine the eligibility for scholarships/grants/funds.
  • Take whole responsibility of sending and receiving offer letter.
  • Guide students to deposit tuition fee to the university account, once the formality is completed.
  • Apply for visa in the Embassy of Philippines.
  • Once issued, notify students about their date of class commencement.

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