Philippines has become one of the Top destinations for medical students from India. The number of Indian students has almost touched 4000 this year which includes both private and government universities.
The Philippines continues to be an attractive destination for Indian students who wish to study MBBS abroad. The major reasons behind the Indian students choosing to study MBBS in Philippines are the limited number of MBBS seats in medical colleges in India and huge course fees. The Philippines is known for offering high-quality medical education and affordable living.
The country provides numerous advantages in contrast to other countries. Before delving further into the advantages, let us know the MBBS course duration (MD in Philippines) and its eligibility requirements.
Reasons for the Migration Process
Philippines is 3rd largest English speaking country in world. Philippines has a large English speaking population which makes it easy for the students and they can focus on their studies rather than trying to learn a new language. English is used everywhere in the country. All road signs and advertising is done in English.
It has an environment where you are forced to speak in English and you get to learn English language very fast at an extremely low price.
While it is a nightmare for a average student to get admission to any medical course in India, Here in Philippines, one needs only 50% in English and Science subjects.
Low cost of living:
The cost of 5 and half year course in Philippines ranges from 1.2 million to 3 million depending on the university which includes student accomodation. The same course can cost upwards of 10 millions in India.50%-60% less compared to Australia or any country of that standard.
Amercian Education System.
Philippine as a culture is hugely influenced by USA and its education system is designed on similar pattern as well.
Climate of the Philippines:
Another advantage of an Indian student is the climate of the Philippines. Philippines climate varies from 23 °C to 32 °C throughout the year, which is very alike to the Indian climate help to Indian students in settling with no trouble.
Ease of entry:
Quick student visa process. Low IELTS and easy admission requirement.