The Philippines a country in Southeast Asia of multiple small islands clustered together, hence have beautiful tropical weather between 21 °- 32 °C throughout the year to which Indian students can get easily acclimatized. The country is not just good for holidays but one of the best places to Study MBBS abroad for Indian students and students from everywhere from the globe. It is a rapidly growing hub for medical students to get a quality education and exposure to a new culture at the same time. So if you want your MBBS degree from the best place then studying MBBS in Philippines can be a good option for you.

The Philippines is the only country producing the majority of doctors and nurses every year. The literacy rate in the Philippines is 91.6% that shows that Education is the highest priority of this country and has the best education system. And have the best MBBS colleges and Universities both private and govt. and the Philippines is English spoken language. The Philippines is a women-dominated country and you can see, their women equally and more active in a society that makes the Philippines a safe country for both boys and girls, and commuting is easy for students there. Especially for girls, they can get a chance to see and know the female dominating part of this country.

With so much being said about the Philippines, the University we will be discussing in this blog is mentioned below:

University of Perpetual Help

The University of Perpetual Help is a private medical academy established in 1975, the founder of the university are Antonio Laperal Tamayo and his wife Daisy Moran Tamayo; the primary objective of the academy was to provide Medical Professionals to provide with the best and strong medical knowledge so they can provide people with the best service in order to have happy healthy lives, but the academy was recognized as a University in 1997 by Commission of Higher Education (CHED). All the medical universities and medical colleges are recognized by CHED Philippines, Medical Board of California, WHO, MCI, FAIMER, level III accredited program, and also by Philippines Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation(PACUCOA).

In India even after cracking NEET but not being able to have higher marks; having admission to your desired college is not possible. And the high donation of private colleges in India is so disheartening and a big obstacle to pursuing MBBS for Indian students in their own country.

That is why…

For Indian students, it is the best choice to go to Study MBBS Abroad and the University of Perpetual Help can be the best decision students make for their MBBS. Medical Universities and Colleges in the Philippines have got all that students will need to achieve their goal of becoming successful Doctors. Infrastructure, environment, English-speaking professors cost, and global career opportunities; Philippines has it all to offer and all are top-notch; and at a very low cost. And it`s a country with the number of Indian MBBS students increasing every year. Initially, the university had 700 students enrolled but now the number crosses even 4000

Accreditation and Recognition

The university is accredited by many international medical boards and councils:

World Health Organization (WHO)

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Commission of Higher Education (CHED)

Foundation of Advancement of International Medical Education and research (FAIMER)

Medical Board of California (USA)

Advantages of studying MBBS in the Philippines for Indian Students.

There are many advantages of studying MBBS in the Philippines for Indian Students. The Philippines have 8000 seats reserved for foreign students of which 50% of seats are opted by Indian students.


The total MBBS course duration is 6 years, which is divided into two parts:

  1. The 2first year students learn pr-medicine which is called the Bachelors of Science program in which students learn the basics of Physiology, Anatomy, and Biochemistry, etc. under best-experienced professors.
  2. For the next four years, they study MD (Doctor of Medicine) in which they study all about pre-medical, clinical and surgery, etc., and after that, for the last one year, they go for their one year of Internship to have a good clinical exposure.


The infrastructure of the Philippines is the best, providing students with all the necessary equipment that helps them to learn in the best manner. Lecture rooms and labs are laced with the best and advanced technology to provide the best education to the students. Students are taught by diagnosing patients under their professor’s supervision that gives them good exposure and confidence with these practical methods of learning.


Indian students don`t have to learn any new language as English is spoken there so there is no problem of language barrier. Professors present the lectures in English. Even to communicate with locals English is your language as English is spoken there by Philippines natives.

 University of Perpetual Help Syllabus

The Philippines was ruled by Spain and America; thus has a big influence on the USA in their culture and also in their education system. Hence US syllabus pattern is followed in the Philippines which is a great opportunity for students to get a quality education. Which opens the doors of getting employed in many other countries after doing their MBBS from the Philippines?  Hence the university has divided its course into two parts:

  1. AB Psychology Course

It is a pre-medical course that is for 2 years in which a student can take admission after their 12thafter clearing pre-medical students can enter into MD that is for 4 years.

Career Opportunities

Spoken about USA education pattern, but also Medical Colleges and Universities are recognized by WHO and MCI which gives students an opportunity to practice anywhere in the world after their degree. 


The university provided students with a low MBBS fee and an exciting easy installment option.

Medium of Education

The professors conduct their lectures in English so you don`t need to learn any new language.

Globally Recognized

The MBBS degree earned from the university is recognized, WHO, MCI, FAIMER and many other boards and the degree is accepted worldwide

Highly qualified Teachers

The university takes the education seriously and provides students with the best of professors to prepare the future Medical Professionals

Job Opportunity in UK USA

Students who have earned their degree from this university have a window to practice internationally and can get job easily in UK and USA after clearing USMLE for the USA and for UK one have to clear PLAB.


The safety of students is an utmost priority; the university is under CCTV surveillance 24×7 ensuring 100% security for students. So parents no need to worry about their student’s security.

University of Perpetual Help Campus

Las Pinas

Las Pina’s campus is the first and biggest campus of the University of Rizal spread in 6 hectares and it was inaugurated in 1995. The campus offers 70 undergraduate academic programs and around 10 post-graduate courses. This campus has a staff of 1,500 of both teaching and nonteaching.


Molino is the 2nd campus of the University of Perpetual Help Campus situated in the city of Bacoor the place may not be famous in tourists but the one seeking the best MBBS place to study Molino is the place for them.


Calamba is the 3rd campus of the university inaugurated in 1996 with 360 students now exceeding even 25,000 every year.

Eligibility Criteria to get admission in MBBS in the Philippines

  • Student must be of age 18
  • Student must have 10th and 12th with 50%
  • The reserved category students it s 40%
  • Student must have cleared NEET with qualifying marks.

University of Perpetual Help admission

The University is so easy, the aspirants have to go online for the process. The University offers multiple courses and you can apply for one of your choices. The application form can be filled and submitted online and after submission, if you are selected you will receive an admission letter. Then you can apply for a visa as soon as possible.

Required documents

  • 10th and 12th marks sheet
  • NEET score card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Passport size photographs (10)
  • Invitation letter
  • Submission letter from the university
  • Medical insurance/ certificate

Visa process

  • Student must be of age 18 at the time of applying for visa
  • For visa student have to apply to is/her desired college
  • Once the college accepts your application and you are selected; you can go to the Philippines embassy in Delhi with the required documents.


Check with your advisor when you are preparing.

Once you have all the required documents and done with submission; show them for the interview in the embassy, don`t be late! Now that you have your visa! Pack and pick your bags and fly to the Philippines!

Don`t forget the tickets!

The University of Perpetual Help hostel

Hostels are available for both girls and boys separately laced with all the necessities for smooth and easy and safe living environment. That helps students to stay focused on their studies perfectly and not to have any inconvenience. Facilities provided at hostels are:

  • Clean rooms
  • Air conditioner
  • Table and cupboards
  • Laundry
  • Full time security
  • Internet access

Indian Mess

  • Canteen provides Indian food both Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian for Indian Students
  • Both North and South Indian food is provided
  • There are many restaurants serving Indian food
  • If someone prefers to cook their own meal then they have that freedom as well
  • And most of all if you are someone who is not afraid to explore cuisine then the country itself provides amazing food.

University of Perpetual Help world ranking

With an excellent education system and 20,000 students and staff of 1000 teaching and nonteaching; the University of Perpetual Help world holds 60 ranks in-country and in the world, it is 9189.

University of Perpetual Help fee structure

The university does not charge you any donation; and offers an exciting fee structure in which students can pay in easy installments:

Fee structure

Particulars1st Year (BS-2 years)MD-1st YearMD-2nd YearMD-3rd YearMD-4th YearTotal Fees
Tuition Fees (in PHP)4,50,0004,50,0003,00,0002,00,0001,50,00015,50,000
Exchange Rate1.
Tuition Fees (in INR)6,75,0006,75,0004,50,0003,00,0002,25,00023,25,000

1 Peso = Rs 1.50 INR Approx Calculation. The actual rate at the time of fee payment will be calculated. The amount may vary as per the current exchange rate.

University of Perpetual Help extracurricular


This university has umbrella activities in music. Dance, theatre for students artists coming from different colleges of UOPH, and perform under The Performing Arts Group.


The University of Perpetual Help is also a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) hence have sports activities for students like – Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Pep Band, and Beach Volleyball.

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