There are several reasons to specify why doing medicine in the Philippines is best. Let us see the top reasons why most Indian students are choosing the Philippines for their medical degree.

  • Communication
  • Disease
  • Student strength
  • Accommodation & food
  • Climate


It is the 3rd largest English-speaking country in the world. Thus, the experience of doing medicine in the Philippines will be similar to studying in India. English is one of the official languages in the Philippines. Almost everyone in the Philippines will Know English to an extent. So, the students need not learn a new language to study MBBS in the Philippines. Only thing you may miss your native language but surely you will find your hometown students in your college/hostel. 


The disease pattern in the Philippines is the same as that of India this is because of the climatic condition. This factor will help the students when they return back to India and practice medicine. This is a great advantage for the students who choose to study medicine in the Philippines over other western countries.

Student strength

It is estimated that about 10,000 Indian students are currently studying MBBS in the Philippines. Due to the excellent infrastructure and multicultural ambience the Philippines is considered as one of the best destinations to study MBBS in abroad. Every year more than 1000+ students choose to study MBBS in the Philippines

Accommodation & Food

All the colleges provide excellent accommodation services and colleges with a higher Indian population will have Indian mess. Accommodation and food will not be a great problem when it comes to the Philippines. The only thing a student has to do is to do some research about the college they are willing to study for MBBS in the Philippines. Doing research will help the students 


The climatic conditions in the Philippines are more similar to that of India, this helps the students studying MBBS in the Philippines to study about the disease patterns which are more similar to that of India. Unlike western countries which are mostly cold throughout the year. The Philippines resembles more like the Indian climate.