UV Gullas – Frequently asked Question
There are no age requirements set by the medical university for admission. Philippines Embassy gives Student Visa only for students who are 18 years of age. If you are 17 years old, you can get Special Study Permit(SSP) which is valid for one semester (UV Gullas College of Medicine, Cebu City, deems the semester as per the course followed by the student which may vary from 4 months to 6 months). After one semester, if you have not crossed 18 years, you have option to renew SSP till you become eligible and this process goes on till the student acquires the Student Visa. Click to find more details on Philippines student visa.
Class 10th and Class 12th mark sheet photocopies, NEET Mark sheet copy and the Aadhar card copy are required to start the admission processing. During the admission process, proof of income of parents or guardian, passport, and other documents will be needed.
Yes. Students who study medicine abroad should pass screening test conducted by Medical Council of India to join higher studies in Indian medical colleges.
Students should have more than 50% marks in physics, chemistry, biology or botany and zoology and should have passed NEET if they are to come back and practice in India. For those who fail NEET, we offer training in NEET and to save the year when they are effectively repeating, we also start with their medical education too. This helps our students to pass out from our college without wasting a year on NEET Repeat, since they get to continue their education the next year onwards in Philippines after passing NEET. For more details contact our representative at +91 9445553877
NO. There is no donation or capitation fee of any kind in UV Gullas College of Medicine. Students need to pay only the nominal tuition fee.
On-campus hostel accommodation with 24 hour security and CCTV cameras for international students, is available at UV Gullas College of Medicine. Excellent hostel facilities with rooms that have attached bathrooms, with single, double or triple beds are available at UV Gullas. Both Air-conditioned and non-air conditioned rooms are available as per the choice of the students.
Separate accommodation for Indian students available with Indian counselors, caretakers, and Indian food is made available at UV Gullas as more Indian students have opted for our institution lately because of the various advantages as cited here by Indian student community themselves. Click here to download fees structure of UV Gullas College of Medicine.
The total duration of this Doctor of Medicine (MD) course is 5.5 years. The first 18 months focuses on building foundation for a strong medical education and is called the Bachelor of Science program. Subsequent, 4 years contains the medical theory and the practical side of it covered through skills labs, clinical rotation, cadaver training etc. Click here to know UV Gullas College of Medicine Fees Structure
UV gullas college of medicine is fully recognized by MCI, WHO, FAIMER, IMED, ECFMG, US education department, General Council of Medicine of great Britain, Medical Council of California, Medical Council of Thailand and the Medical Council of Canada.
Yes! As a general practice, students who study medicine abroad should pass a screening test which before was called FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduate Exam) and now it has been replaced by the NEXT(NEXT – National Exit Test). The NEXT is conducted by the Medical Council of India (Now known as the National Medical Commission) where students who have learned medicine from within India or abroad have to attempt it, and pass in order to be eligible to practice. This has never been a worry for alumni of UV Gullas College of Medicine, because they have one of the highest success rates in passing MCI’s screening test with flying colors.
The total duration of this Doctor of Medicine (MD) course is 5.5 years. The first 18 months focuses on building a foundation for a strong medical education and is called the Bachelor of Science program. Subsequent, 4 years contain the theoretical side of medicine and the practical implementation through processes called Skills Labs, Clinical Rotation, Cadaver Training etc. Though the program is richer, intense, deeper and contains PG level of Medical knowledge, it is considered as an equivalent to the MBBS programs offered in India.
Yes! There is a separate hostel facility for girl students. Safety and comforts of our girl students are ensured by our management. This has led to the trust of a number of Indian female students on UV Gullas over the years. With round the clock Security and also powered by CCTVs, UV Gullas Medical College is a very secure location for our girls. Watch them share their experience at UV Gullas here..
UV Gullas College of Medicine is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). MCI validates the quality of a University and the colleges affiliated to it, before approving them to provide education to Indian students. As a mark of quality and trust, UV Gullas is approved by global organizations such as WHO, CHED, FAIMER, ECFMG, etc.
Students should have more than 50% marks in physics, chemistry, biology or botany and zoology for the 12th grade and should have passed NEET so that they are eligible to come back and practice in India. to pursue MBBS in Philippines. For those who haven’t passed the NEET entrance, there is still hope as they can start off with the medical education without wasting a year in NEET REPEAT or the Repeaters batch again. For more details contact our representative at +91 9445553877.
Class 10th and Class 12th mark sheet photocopies and a copy of a photo ID proof are required to start the admission processing for UV Gullas College of Medicine. During the admission process, passport, and a set of 19 original documents will be needed. For more details contact our representative at +91 9445553877.
Yes! There is no difference between M.D Degree and MBBS degree. However, from this year onwards, the MCI(Medical Council of India – also now known as the National Medical Commission), has decided to conduct a comprehensive test called NEXT – National Exit Test for students who have done MBBS from India or Abroad. As per the new regulation, passing the test makes one eligible to practice within the country. This has being implemented to prevent Quackery which has been on a on a rise for the past decade.
You should also know that Indian students from UV Gullas College of Medicine have showed extremely high success rate in the MCI screening test over the years!
Philippines is famous for its cuisine and an entire range of delicacies.
At UV Gullas College of Medicine, Indian food is available for Indian students. The menu is customized and made specially for Indian students so that they feel at home and are able to focus more on their studies without missing their motherland. Watch our students share their experiences on food & hostel life at UV Gullas!
- English is the medium of education:
Philippines is the 3rd largest English speaking country in the world. So English is spoken widely across the country. It’ll be a smooth transition for students from Asian countries especially India, in both classrooms and for living in the city. That is why past Indian students of UV Gullas College of medicine feel home at Philippines. Hear it from them directly here. Whereas to study MBBS in other countries like Russia, Germany and China, you need to learn their native languages.
- Cost of living:
Philippines is one of the 5 cheapest countries to live in the world, the cost of living, combined with fees structure is more affordable for Indian students than any other countries compared to the quality of education provided at UV Gullas.
- Same weather conditions:
Philippines is a subtropical country with weather conditions almost similar to India. So, it helps the students to adapt easily for a living and also to get used to practicing medicine in a country similar to India, with similar weather and geographical patterns, unlike the other cold European countries where everything is completely different.
- American education system:
As the MD Syllabus in Philippines follows the American education system, students can crack the USMLE examinations easily. Students from UV Gullas is recognized all over the world as quality healthcare practitioners.
- Same disease pattern:
As the Philippines has similar weather conditions like in India, the disease patterns are almost the same. It helps Indian students to have a smooth transition when they come back to practice medicine in India. Watch proud Indian Students at UV Gullas College of Medicine explain the benefits of studying in a globally recognized university.