STUDY IN PHILIPPINES
Philippines is one of the best place for students who want to study abroad at affordable prices and high quality. Before it's independence, the country's education system was based on Spain and the United States. The formal education system in Philippines is a sequential progression of academic schooling at three levels: elementary (grade school), secondary (high school) and tertiary (college and graduate levels). Basic education is being handled by the DepEd while college is under the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and vocational/technical and non-degree training under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Philippines offers very good overseas education options for students interested in English courses, Pilot training and MBBS / MD / Medical related courses.
Cost of living is very cheap for students who study in philippines compared to students in western and other asian countries. Although it is hard to be exact in making the estimate of the student’s cost of living in the Philippines, based on our alumni students experience, rough estimation is given as guidance.
Cost of living in Philippines is much less compared to Indian Cities. Monthly Expense of close to Rs 12,500 would be incurred to study mbbs in philippines.
More than 8000 foreign students enroll in Philippines universities every year and out of which 7% are Indian students. Philippines universities and colleges has sent thousands of doctors and engineers to work in USA, UK and other developed western countries. It is home to a number of ISO-certified universities and 2299 higher educational institutions identified as Centers of Excellence.
Philippines was colony of Spain followed by USA during the Industrial revolution. Due to this, English language is dominant in business, government, legal system, medicine, sciences and it is also the medium of instruction in all colleges. Filipinos speak English generally and native languages are spoken mostly with family and friends.
- Capital : City of Manila
- Land Area : 300,780 square kilometers
- Population : 96 Million
- Average temperature : 25 degrees C
- Currency :Philippines Peso (~1.37 Rupees)
- Government: Democratic Republic
- Religion :Predominantly Catholic. Muslim and Buddhist