The Philippines has turned to a much suitable destination for the students seeking MBBS education. the number of students going to the Philippines for medical education from India continues to go up. The Philippines educational consultants say 7,000 to 9,000 Indian students join medical colleges in the Philippines every year.
- Quality Education on a Low Budget
The medical colleges in the Philippines have low fees structure and offer students the option to pay fees in yearly instalments, which makes education here practical. If your overall budget for MBBS education fees is between Rs. 12-20 lakh and you wish toto travel and study out of India, you can choose a medical university in the Philippines.
The other benefits of studying MD (MBBS) in Philippines are that there are many renowned MBBS colleges with good academic facilities which have globally accepted education courses. The colleges also offer subsidized fee structure for students who have already finished graduation with degrees like B.Sc., BAMS and B.Pharma in India.
- Faculty Hold Higher Degrees
In many Philippines universities and colleges, the percentage of instructors with master’s and doctoral degrees has grown. The number of faculties with certified education programs, which is not obligatory in the Philippines, increased by more than 42 percent between 2010 and 2018. Wat the same time, the qualification rates of candidates sitting for proficient licensing exams, an assessment of academic efficacy, has also increased drastically.
- Transnational Education
Like most other countries, the Philippines seeks to globalize its education system and promote transnational education (TNE) tie-ups with International Institutes. But you should still ensure that the Institution is formally acknowledged and have taken required authorization from the Philippines medical educations bodies.
- Location of the Campus
Universities offer good hostel facilities to students in Philippines. They often have 24 hours guards along with CCTV cameras for the student’s security. Some of the hostels are located exterior to the university campus; however even these are supervised by the universities. Hostels are completely furnished with all necessary facilities. If you still want to stay at a private accommodation of your preference, it is allowed only after the first semester.
- Available Support Services
Most of the universities and colleges in Philippines have libraries, health centers, set-ups for food, nearby retails stores and computer centers readily accessible to the students.
The Philippines medical universities and colleges are renowned globally for their better standard of education. They are also listed in the medical education directories like IMED, WHO, and ECFMG.
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