Path way to Medical Education In Philippines

Star Edulink Services Pvt. Ltd is an Indian associate of Transworld Educare, which is the Principle associate of Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF), a leading Medical Educational Institute of Philippines. Star Edulink aims at providing quality healthcare education for all aspirants and to construct a socially ethical graduate.


Most of the Indian students seek admission in countries like Russia, China & other European countries to pursue the medical education.

Unlike China and Russia, Philippines does not have any language barriers in their learning process as the medium of instruction in the Philippines is English.


What is Davao Medical School Foundation?

Davao Medical School Foundation is one of the medical colleges in the Philippines and the only medical college in the city of Mindanao. They are providing quality medical education for students since 1976. More than 500 Indian students every year are applying for DMSF to study MBBS.

Why MBBS in Philippines?

· No Donation

·  Low Cost

·   Quality Education

·   Availability of seats in medical colleges

·   No entrance exams

What is the cost of medical education in Philippines?

The total cost spent for medical education in the Philippines would be within 20-35 lakhs Indian rupees. This is same as the amount spent in government medical colleges in India.

Can I join MBBS in Philippines if I have low cut off marks?

Yes, for students with low cut off marks can apply for direct admission into Davao Medical School Foundation.

What is the age limit to join the MBBS course in Philippines?

The student applying for the visa to the Philippines should have completed 17 years of age on December 31st of the year. Students below 17 years will be given with special permission visa for 6 months. Later students must renew their visa for every 6 months until they are 18.

What is the total course duration in Philippines?

Students who had their direct admissions should take B.s course (1 year) and then they are allowed to take MD (4.5 years) course. For students through Star Edulink, they will get admissions directly into the MD course (4.5 years).

What is the eligibility criterion to join MBBS in Philippines?

To apply for MBBS in Philippines student should

·   Be a citizen of India

·   Complete 12th standard with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

·   Be 18 years of age.

Do I have to clear any entrance exams in Philippines to join medical colleges?

No. there is no special entrance exams for students to get admissions in medical colleges or universities in the Philippines.

How to apply for MBBS in Philippines?

For students who wish to study MBBS in Philippines at low costs can approach Star Edulink in Bengaluru. They are the leading educational consultant in India for studying in the Philippines. For admissions, mail us about your inquiry at info@staredulink.in

Why Davao Medical School Foundation?

·   Davao Medical School is one of the leading medical colleges in the Philippines.

·   It ranks 5th among the medical colleges of the Philippines.

·   Approved by MCI.

·   Listed as the best college by WHO.

·   Top quality education with world class equipment.

What is the degree offered in DMSF Philippines?

The Davao Medical School Foundation offers MD degree to its students. The education pattern is based on American system thus offering degree different from other countries.

How much will be donation fee for Davao Medical School Foundation?

All the medical colleges and universities in the Philippines do not charge any donation fee for their students. The students are advised to pay only their tuition fee for 4 years.

Is there any Indian food available for students in DMSF?

For Indian students, they have arranged both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food as per Indian styles. Also, many Indian restaurants are available nearby the college campus.

How will be the hostel facility in DMSF?

There are separate hostels for boys and girls available in DMSF. Students can choose a single room or shared rooms as per their requirements. Also, rooms are fitted with air-conditioner and are with attached bathroom facilities.

Can a student apply for work with his student visa?

No, it is strictly prohibited to apply for the job with the student visa in the Philippines. The visa will be mentioned with these notes once you have received them from the Indian embassy.

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