PHILIPPINES IS AN ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRY
• The medium of instruction is English
There is no need for indian students to learn a new language on arrival to Philippines. Unlike other Overseas Medical Destinations like China, Russia and Ukraine there is no need for students to waste time learning a new language before they can start to learn the subjects.
• Affordable cost of education
Philippines is a developing economy similar to India. It produces one of the highest number of Medical practitioners around the world who are renowned for their hospitality and care. They offer one of the highest standards of Medical Education in the world at a very affordable cost.
• Excellent hands on practice
Philippines Medical Education offers an excellent hand on training for the students. From the Second year of learning the students are required to assist the Doctors at the hospitals in various department. This rigorous training and mandatory clinical rotations give the students immense experience to excel in their studies.
• Ideal student to patient ratio
Most top Medical Universities in the Philippines are associated with multiple hospitals with over 2000 active patient beds in the region so that the students can gain adequate practical knowledge as they pursue their course. Many overseas Medical Universities that enroll students into their programs are not associated with active hospitals and have empty patient beds hence the students do not gain any practical experience as they study.
• Tropical climate with a disease pattern similar to that of India
The students will find a warm and home like atmosphere in the Philippines as the island nation lies in the same tropical zone as India. Since the climatic conditions are similar the disease pattern is also similar to the Indian Subcontinent. Hence the students who study in Philippines are well equipped to practice in India through their experience of treating patients with similar disease pattern in the Philippines.
• Follows the American system of education
Philippines follows the American system of education which is among the best in the world. The students are rewarded with grades based on their depth of subject knowledge. The students must complete a 3 year Pre Med Bachelor of Science (BS) preparatory course before joining the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course after their 10th grade. However for Indian students there is a provision to complete the BS degree in 1 years and 4 months.
• Easy accessibility to several daily flights
Philippines is well connected with a high volume of National and International Aircraft Carriers.
• ASEAN Friendly Country
India is more culturally attached to Philippines as it belongs to the continent of Asia and the people are very friendly and helpful in nature.