University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)


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University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH), is a co-education Institution of higher learning located in Las Pinas City; Metro Manila, Philippines founded in 1975 by Dr. (Brigadier) Antonio Tamayo, Dr. Daisy Tamayo, and Ernesto Crisostomo as Perpetual Help College of Rizal (PHCR). It has nine campuses offering over 70 courses in 20 colleges. The University inculcates the Perpetualite values, teachings and principles. Graduate of UoPH call themselves Perpetualites with Alumni Chapters in Philippines and USA. The institute was given University Status in 1997 by CHED.

Chairman of the Board is Dr. Antonio L. Tamayo: Masters Hospital Administration from George Washington University and a Ph. D in Organizational Development. Vice Chairman is Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo: Master’s in Nursing from New York University, USA & Ph. D in Organization Development.

University of Perpetual Help

Dean of The School of Medicine Dr. Aretas P. Singson- Alday is founding Dean of the School of Medicine in University of Perpetual Help Syst; a position she serves with distinction. She participates in medical education as a physician, educator, author, and leader. She is a speaker in numerous seminars, conventions, and TV programs on obstetrics, gynecology, gerontology, medical education and health research in Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, USA, Canada etc. She has published two books and thirteen scientific papers on reproductive health, and is a recipient of the POGS-Abbott Research Awards. She has steered The School of Medicine to a leading Medical College with a 100% USMLE pass rate in the last 5 years.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

The School of Medicine in UoPH began in 1996

Offers the Doctor of Medicine Degree or MD in Philippines. The Degree is recognized by Medical Council of India as equal to the MBBS in India conducted by Medical College in India.

UoPH MD – MBBS Degree entails full time Medical Education in the Philippines which is equal to MD in the USA and MBBS in the UK and MBBS in India.

The Medical Degree and the Medical School is listed and / or recognized by the following institutions in the World.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

CHED Philippines:

UoPH is Registered with CHED Philippines for medical education.

Commission for Higher Education (CHED) is the Government Body regulating Higher Education in the Philippines. It licenses Medical Universities in Philippines.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

World Health Organization (WHO):

UopH is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools now known as the AVICENNA Directory for Medicine.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

Medical Board of California (USA):

UoPH is listed in California Board of Medicine. Graduates of UoPH eligible for licensing in several States in the USA after clearing the USMLE and other steps for working in the

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

Medical Council of India (MCI):

Students enrolled in UoPH MD-MBBS in Philippines will file for & receive a Certificate of Eligibility from Medical Council of India. They can practice in India after complying with MCI Norms. MCI recognizes the UoPH-MD degree as equal to MBBS in India issued by Medical Colleges in India.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)


United States Medical Licensing Examination for working as a medical doctor in the USA. Recent graduates of UoPH have been scoring a 100% success rate in USMLE. Many graduates of UoPH are registered and are practicing in the USA. ECFMG recognizes the Degree for working in the USA.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

FAIMER – IMED Directory:

UoPH is listed in the International Medical Education Directory IMED maintained by FAIMER or Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research – needed for certification for licensing in USA

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

General Medical Council – UK:

Medical Students graduating from UoPH are eligible to register with the General Medical Council of the UK for licensing and practice after following the due process. The Degree is treated as equal to MBBS Degree in UK.

International Recognition of MD / MBBS Degree: The MD / MBBS in Philippines is recognized as equal to MD in USA, MBBS in UK, MD in Canada, MBBS in Australia, MBBS in New Zealand, MBBS in Singapore, MBBS in Gulf countries, MBBS in India, MBBS in Germany, MBBS in China and as primary medical education in 180 countries. UoPH is a Top Medical College with competitive Medical Entrance.

Each country has licensing requirements for Doctors. Medical Graduates need to comply with this, to get a valid license to practice in the country of their choice.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

Excellence in Education: UoPH provides Quality Medical Education. The Medical College has a stellar record in the licensing examination. In last 5 year from January 2008 to December 2012 graduates of UoPH have a 100% pass rate in USMLE – needed for Medical Entrance to US Jobs. Due to this success record – it is a Highly Ranked Medical University Internationally for Medical Entrance and Education.

The University of Perpetual Help School of Medicine posted a 100% institutional passing rate from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2012 in the Aggregate Performance of Examinees Taking the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) as announced by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Perpetualite Medicine graduates who took the USMLE passed Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) stage of the test. In order to pass Step 2 CS, the test takers should have passed all three subcomponents which are Integrated Clinical Encounter, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, and Spoken English Proficiency.

The USMLE is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States and is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).

Step 1 of the USMLE assesses whether the examinee understands and can apply important concepts of the sciences basic to the practice of medicine.

Step 2 assesses the ability of examinees to apply medical knowledge, skills, and understanding of clinical science essential for the provision of patient care under supervision, and includes emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

Step 3 is the final examination in the USMLE sequence leading to a license to practice medicine without supervision in the USA.

The USMLE assesses a physician’s ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles, and to demonstrate fundamental patient-centered skills, that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care. Each of the three Steps of the USMLE complements the others; no Step can stand alone in the assessment of readiness for medical licensure.


Its about ESLProgram.

That upon entering the ab psych student must need to take the ESL exam before the enrollment of AB PSYCH.
And by the result of the examination they will base in what stage of the student that need to be enrol in english or ESL program.
This program is not included in their ab psych fees means they need to pay this (7,000.00 pesos) extra.

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Information Notice to Agent

ESL Placement Test Result
ESL Placement Test Result

Students from India after class 12 first have to enrol in a bachelor course for 1 year before they will get admitted to the 4 year medical course. If the student has done B.Sc course they can be admitted directly to MD course.

The four-year medical course progresses from the study of the normal to the abnormal human being. Most subjects are yearly courses taken up for two semesters.

The first year covers the normal Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Preventive Medicine & Community health, Psychiatry and Medical Practice I. Class lectures are delivered mostly through computers using LCD projectors complemented by slide/ film showing, laboratory work and group discussions. Pedagogy and Bioethics are incorporated in Principles of Medical Practice I. An introduction to Medical Informatics is incorporated in Preventive Medicine and Community Health before the biostatistics session. Problem-based learning is gradually introduces in certain topics in Biochemistry and Physiology.

The second year deals with Pathology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Psychiatry II and Medical Economics plus introductory courses in clinical subjects. In small groups, students begin to meet patients in actual hospital setting where they are introduced to history taking and physical examination.

The third year involves didactic lectures on common diseases encountered in clinical practice as well as interesting or rare conditions. Pathophysiology is reviewed while clinical features, diagnostic approaches and principles of management are emphasized.

The fourth year or clinical clerkship is mainly spent in actual patient care with the Hospital in Las Pinas serving as the clinical laboratory. Hospital rounds and group discussions give the student a good perspective on bedside manners, diagnosis and management. The clerks rotate through the different clinical departments for 48 weeks with periodic evaluation. The University has arrangement with Govt. Hospitals and the Philippine General Hospital for clerkship.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

MD Enrolment schedule for session 2016-17

Curriculum leading to the degree of doctor of medicine

(Traditional –Competency-Based)

First Year
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Histology
  • Preventive Medicine & Community Health I
  • Psychiatry I
  • Principle of Medical Practice I
Second Year
  • General Pathology
  • Medicine I
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology I
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Parasitology
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health II
  • Surgery I
  • Principle of Medical Practice II
  • Obstetrics I
  • Pediatrics I
  • Psychiatry II
Third Year
  • Medicine II
  • Surgery II
  • Pediatrics II
  • Obstetrics II
  • Pharmacology II
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health III
  • Clinico-Pathologic Conference/ Special Topics in Pathology
  • Gynecology
  • Radiology
  • Psychiatry III
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Legal Medicine/ Medical Jurisprudence
Fourth Year
  • Medicine 10 weeks
  • Pediatrics 8 weeks
  • Surgery 8 weeks
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 8 weeks
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health IV 4 weeks
  • Psychiatry 2 weeks
  • Ophthalmology 2 weeks
  • Otorhinolaryngology 2 weeks
  • Radiology 2 weeks
  • Anesthesiology 2 weeks
  • Seminar II


 Clerkship Manual

Under the medical curriculum, as provided for by Republic Act 5946, the Clinical Clerkship is the final year of the medical course.

The Clinical Clerkship in the University of Perpetual Help, College of Medicine covers a period of twelve (12) months.  Clinical Clerks are trained in the different departments of the Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center of the University of Perpetual Help System as well as in its affiliate hospitals rendering special services.

Medicine IV (Medical Clerks)
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
1 month
National Center for Mental Health
0.5 month
UPH – DJGTMU (Legal Medicine)
0.5 month
UPH – DJGTMU (Dermatology)
0.5 month
San Lazaro Hospital
0.5 month
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
2 months
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
0.5 month
Dr. Jose R. Reyes Memorial Hospital
0.5 month
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
2 months
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
1 month
Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital
1 month
Community Medicine
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
1 month
Family Medicine
UPH – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical Center
1 month

The teaching, supervision and evaluation of the clerks are under the responsibility of the department heads.  He/She may delegate specific responsibilities to the Chief of Section or Executive Training Officers (ETO).  Other faculty members in the department maybe assigned as Clerkship Coordinator or Consultant.  The Resident Physicians in the different departments are part of the team of trainors for these medical clerks.

The Resident Physicians have a recommendatory role in as far as the giving of merits and demerits. The amount of merits and demerits given per offense should be congruent to the one prescribed by the Clerkship Manual.

All demerits recommended by residents should be verified and approved by either of the following individuals prior to their presentation in the Clerkship Promotion’s Board:

  1. Faculty Clerkship Coordinator
  2. Executive Training Officer
  3. Department Chairman

Each clinical service department has specific training programs and a system of evaluation consonant with the competencies that are to be developed.  These are discussed with the students on their first day of rotation.



Location: Las Pinas campus is 13 kilometers from Manila Airport, 16.9 kms from Embassy of India in Manila and 18 kms from Makati – Business District.

Area: The University has 9 campuses. Las Pinas campus is on four hectares with offices, lecture halls, anatomy dissection laboratory, animal research laboratory, library, hostel, canteens, play grounds and hospital located in campus. Lecture halls are equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities and are air-conditioned.

a. Bacoor Health Centers in coordination with the Municipality of Bacoor, Cavite

b. Philippine General Hospital Psychiatry Department

Laboratories: There are modern laboratories with state of the art equipment, which assist students in clinical and practical orientation.

Auditorium: There is a large modern auditorium for professional and entertainment activities for use of students.

Wi-fi and Internet: Available on campus. Students can purchase their own personal internet connection if needed

Library: There is a large well stocked library with medical books and journals.

Canteen: Several Canteens & eateries are on campus and around campus. Indian food is available in some of the canteens.

Hostel: On campus hostels – separate for boys & girls. 2-3 share a room. Air-condition & non-air condition rooms are available. Attached bathroom in each room.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)
University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

Sports and Athletics: The University is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) since 1984. There is an athletics track, an indoor basketball court, lawn tennis, table tennis. Several games are played on campus. The University team participates in inter-University competitions.

Other Courses offered in the University of Perpetual Help:
  • – College of Arts and Sciences
  • – School of Aviation
  • – School of Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • – College of Business Administration and Accountancy
  • – College of Computer Studies
  • – College of Criminology
  • – College of Dentistry
  • – College of Education
  • – College of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering,
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • – Flight Cabin Crew
  • – College of International Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism
  • – Jonelta Foundation School of Medicine
  • – College of Law
  • – College of Maritime
  • BS in Marine Transportation
  • BS in Marine Engineering
  • BS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Bridging Program: BS in Mechanical Engineering / BS in Electrical Engineering to BS
  • Marine Engineering
  • – College of Medical Technology
  • – College of Nursing and Midwifery
  • – College of Pharmacy
  • – College of Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • – College of Radiologic Technology
  • – College of Respiratory Therapy
  • – Robotics
  • – College of Tourism

Fee Structure

Fees for University of Perpetual Help - Manila. 6 years MD-MBBS after class XII

ParticularsBA Psycho
1st Year
BA Psycho
1st Year
MD 1st YearMD 2nd YearMD 3rd YearMD 4th YearTotal
Tuition Fees (in PHP)325,000175,000400,000250,000150,000150,0001,450,000
Exchange Rate1.
Tuition Fee (in INR)4,06,2502,18,7505,00,0003,12,5001,87,5001,87,50018,12,500

Fees for University of Perpetual Help - Manila. 4 year MD-MBBS after Graduation

Particulars1st Year2nd Year3rd Year4th YearTotal
Tuition Fees (in PHP)450,000300,000200,000200,0001,150,000
Exchange Rate1.
Tuition Fees (in INR)5,62,5003,75,0002,50,0002,50,00014,37,500

Exchange rate: 50 Philippine Pesos = 1 US $ = 65 Indian rupees.
Fees are denominated in pesos and may subject to change with change in exchange rate.
Important: Tuition Fees are to be paid directly to the University and not collected by any agent.

Other expenses are:

  1. Admission & Visa processing in India –  Rs 1,25,000  Rs. 75,000 + 13,500 (18% GST extra) = Rs. 88,500
    Admission & Visa processing includes: MEA Attestation, Red Ribbon and Visa Fees. No Hidden charges.
  2. Visa Extension, Visa Conversion, ACR Registration, Medical Test, NBI Registration and Examination Fees = $700 (first year only).
  3. Visa Renewal from 2nd year onwards is $300.
  4. Medical Books: PHP 25,000 (MD Course 1st Year only).
  5. Air travel on actual basis.
  6. If the student is below 18 years, then SSP is required for which students need to pay PHP 8,000 for every three months to the immigration department until the student is of 18 years.

Living Expenses:

  1. Approximate cost of accommodation is USD 1200-1500/year (Payable yearly in advance) Water & Electricity on Actual basis.
  2. Cost of Indian food is Rs 7000 – 8000/month.
  3. Indian Food is available.

Other Information:

  1. There will be NO increase is Fees during the duration of the course.
  2. No Hidden cost, NO Donation.
  3. WHO, IMED Listed & MCI approved.
  4. Indian Mess.
  5. Indian co-ordinator & office in Manila for Indian Students.
  6. MCI study material is provided.
  7. Uniform cost: 5000 Pesos (To be paid in University)
  8. Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS): PHP 3500.
  9. Medical Insurance: 7000 Pesos.
  10. Drug Test: 350 Pesos.
  11. List of services by N V Foundation.


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  2. Fill Application form in all respects and mail it with a Demand draft / Cheque of Rs 10,000 (ten thousand) in favour of “National Vidya Foundation”, payable at Kolkata, and mail it to National Vidya Foundation, 51 Dr. Abani Dutta Road Howrah, West Bengal – 711101
  3. After submission of Application form, an “ADMISSION LETTER” will be issued. This can take 5 to 15 working days.

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Admission Process

Step 1: Download & complete your Offline Application form and Courier it to: Authorized Representative with a copy of class 12 mark sheet and demand draft of fees or Apply Online Now.

Step 2: University will issue you Admission Letter, once we receive your application.

Step 3: Scan and send copy of your Passport along with other mentioned document if you have it. Or APPLY for your passport if you do not have a passport – click here to apply for passport in India:

Step 4: We will file for your visa and get it issued once we receive all your required documents.

Authorized Representative For Admission from India:

National Vidya Foundation
51 Dr. Abani Dutta Road
Howrah 711101 (W.B.)

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01. How is medical education in Philippines?

Ans: Medical Education / MBBS in the Philippines is one of the BEST in the World. The High Quality of Education is attested to by the fact that Philippines is the highest exporter of Nurses and Doctors to the USA. This is because the Philippines was a colony of USA for 50 years and many students join top Medical College in the Philippines with the view that their Medical Entrance is going to get them certification and jobs in the USA. Consequently the Philippines has one of the best education systems in Asia.

MBBS in Philippines is called the MD Program (Doctor of medicine). This is equal to the MD in USA, MBBS in UK, India, MBBS in Australia, MBBS in Germany, MD in Canada etc. The Degree is recognized as equal to MBBS in India by the Medical Council of India.

02. What are the admission requirements and my eligibility criteria for MBBS?

Ans: Citizen of any country is eligible to study in Philippines as a fee paying student for undergraduate and post graduate programs.

For undergraduate Medical program (MBBS), class 12 or HSSC with min. 50% Marks in with Subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

For graduate (MS, MD) undergraduate in medicine with min. 50%

18 to 60 years old (Depending on subjects- For medicine age limit is 30 years) In good health

For exceptions, please contact the Admissions Section. For more specific information please click on the university you are interested to join and refer to the eligibility section therein or contact us.

03. What is the total duration of this course?

Ans: The total duration of this MBBS course is 5 years to 5 ½ year for students who have been educated till class 12 with Science.

The first 12 to 16 months [1 year and 4 months] is called the Bachelor of Science program and focuses on building foundation for a strong medical education.

The next 4 years is the core medicine and clinical rotation.

Post Graduation is for 3 years and is called residency training [Similar to that of USA].

04. Is there any local bodies who can help me in providing the overall info?

Ans: We have representatives in various cities.

Please send your query to us and we shall send it to our local representative office and they would be getting in touch with you.

05. What is the total fee of this course?

Ans: The fee varies for each university, please let us know which university are you interested to join and we shall send you the details accordingly.

06. Can a student avail loan facility, what are the procedures?

Ans: Yes, Students can avail education loan from Banks. Contact the Bank for the procedure.

07. What are the documents required for the admissions?

Ans: Photocopies or scanned copy of your class 10 and 12 mark sheet is needed initially. Income proof, passport and other documents will be needed later. You will get the list of documents at the time of enquiry.

08. What are the benefits given to students joining through our company?

1. We are authorized by the University

2. We have over a decade of experience in dealing with students.

3. We have plenty of information and tips of value to students and parents for the course.

4. We provide networking with doctors in USA & UK for those wanting to go overseas for jobs.

09. Since when are the Universities established?

Ans: All these universities are established for decades before gradually diversifying in many advanced courses. For more details on each university please refer to the relevant page of each university.

10. Where are these Universities located?

Ans: The University is located in MANILA. Capital of Philippines.

11. Are the degrees offered recognized by the World Health Organization and the MCI?

Ans: All the medical colleges and university present in the list of WHO are recognized by WHO and are recognized by CHED (Commission for Higher education and development).

The Degree is recognized by Medical Council of India or MCI as equal to MBBS in India.

The MD degree is valid in the USA by the IMED Directory, the California Board of Medicine and FAIMER.

The Degree is Philippines is recognized as equal to MBBS in UK and MBBS in Europe by the GMC of UK.

12. What is the medium of teaching in Philippines?

Ans: Being an American colony for 50 years English is the official language for Government, Communication in day to day living and all other affairs.
All the universities have English as the medium education.
94% of the Population Speaks English.
Hence education is in English Medium.
You can also communicate with locals in English easily.

13. How is the Weather?

Ans: Philippines has tropical weather.
There are 3 main seasons.
Rains: From June to September. Showers can be frequent and heavy.
Cool: October to February it is cool but temperature rarely drops below 25 degree Celsius
Summer: From March to May when temperatures can soar.
Overall the climate is perfect for a holiday in paradise and long hours of sun make this a dream destination. In terms of what to pack it is advised that lighter clothing is taken, shorts and beachwear are of course essential although in the rainy season be prepared for rains.

14. When is Admission usually?

Ans: There are two intakes (depending on the university and program) June and November depends on the University and the program for Medical, Premedical. MD or MBBS in Philippines – Medical Admission to the Top Medical College (s) begins in June. Admission to Pre-medical can happen in June or in November each year.

15. Hostel facility?

Ans: On campus accommodation for international students is available on campus
Hostel rooms have attached bathrooms, with single, double or triple beds.
Both Air-conditioned and non-air conditioned rooms are available as per the choice of accommodations.
Students can also choose to stay outside on their own accommodations.

16. Whether markets are nearby or not?

Ans: Market for daily needs is nearby to the campus.

17. Facilities like: Laundry, Canteen, Internet, Mobile etc?

Ans: All such facilities are available at extra cost.

18. Are students allowed to prepare their own food?

Ans: No, Most of Universities do not allow students to cook their food in room. Some may have facilities for cooking. Students who hire apartments outside can cook at home. All Universities have canteens for students.

19. Is vegetarian Foods available?

Ans: No. Vegetarian food is available. If needed: Pure vegetarians can cook their own food so that they are happy about what they eat.

20. Is there any dress code for college students?

Ans: Yes. There are uniforms for students and dress codes.

21. Are books available there or we need to carry along with us?

Ans: Some universities provides list of recommended books to carry and some books are given there during session. We suggest students carry books, or purchase it in Philippines.

22. Does stipend is provided there during internship period?

Ans: No, it is not provided.

23. Can I do my internship from My country?

Ans: Yes, but it also depends on the university applied for and also the medical board of the country where the students wants to do the internships.

24. For how many days is the vacation period there? Can a student come to Home during holidays?

Ans: The vacation period is of 6- 8 weeks in Summer – students can go home.

25. What are the services offered by National Vidya Foundation?

Ans: Free counselling to select right course, University and Country
> Arrange guaranteed admission in your desired University/ Course.
> Assistance for passport & visa
> Assistance for foreign exchange through bank
> Accompany student to university and help in settling down
> Regular feedback to parents on student’s development.

26. How a student is going to pay tuition fees and other fees?

Ans: The fee can be paid directly to the university by bank transfer for the first year and after that they can carry in form of US$ or Travelers Cheque or Euros and pay it to the university.

27. Whether the University will refund the fees in case the admission is cancelled?

Ans: Once the students reports to the university and joins the same, the University regrets its inability to refund any part of the educational fees and other expenses paid by the student. The decision is all upon the university.

28. Is there any special provision for International students to solve their any personal problems or queries?

Ans: Every university has an International Students Department where a student could address their problems directly.

29. Can a student earn while learning?

Ans: No, a student cannot do job while studying since he/she is having a student visa.

30. Can I practice in my country after I study medicine from Philippines.?

Ans: Yes, you can practice in your country, provided you comply with the rules and laws of the medical council or Medical board of your country.
The University is recognized by the World Health organization, CHED and other bodies.

31. Can I arrive prior to the orientation day?

Ans: Yes. Let the admission office know your planned arrival date and accommodation reservations beginning on the day you designate. Note that you will be responsible for payment of accommodation fees for any additional days outside of your course program.

32. What is the cost of living in Philippines?

Ans: Between US $ 100 to 150 per month depending on your spending habits.

33. What other types of expenses should I plan for while in Philippines?

Ans: Entertainment in philippines is generally inexpensive. Transportation options include the public bus (which costs less than 20 pesos per ride).

34. How can I get or exchange money while I am in Philippines?

Ans: You may bring money with you, either in the form of cash or traveler’s checks. ATM machines are available in banks, or cash advances can be drawn over the counter at most large banks for a transaction charge. Major hotels and most fine restaurants and stores now accept credit cards. Students enrolling for longer courses can open a bank account through the local bank on campus or down town and transfer funds from accounts in their home country.

35. What do I need to bring with me from home?

Ans: You can buy almost any product and brand that you would find at home. Soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc. are all readily available. We recommend that you bring any prescription medication in sufficient quantities to last for the duration of your visit and any preferred brands of over-the-counter medications (cold & flu tablets, etc.) Clothing is also plentiful and very inexpensive. Shoes are available, but larger sizes are hard to find.

36. What vaccinations do I need for Philippines?

Ans: The following vaccinations and applicable frequencies are recommended for students coming to Philippines: Hepatitis A (within previous 10 years); Hepatitis B (within previous 5 to 10 years), Japanese B Encephalitis (within previous 3 years); Tetanus (within previous 10 years); Polio (within previous 10 years); and Typhoid (once in lifetime). Students 55 and older should also have a Pneumococcal Vaccine.

37. What is the voltage used in Philippines?

Ans: The voltage here is 220. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally. ?We have tried to answer to all the possible questions, If we have left out any thing please write to us.

38. How the students have to pay Charges to National Vidya Foundation & total course fees?

Ans: Student has to pay the processing fees by bank transaction or write transfer.

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