Lyceum-Northwestern University

About Lyceum-Northwestern University:

Year of establishment: 1969

Located in: Dagupan City, the Philippines

Recognised by: MCI and WHO

FMGE passing percentage (2015-18): 47.83%

Medium of Instruction: English medium. English is the local language in the Philippines.

Duration: 1.5 years BS Biology course followed by 4 year MD course equivalent to MBBS in India

Lyceum-Northwestern University is located in Dagupan City, which is about 230 km away from the International airport in Manila. It is a private medical college for MBBS in the Philippines. The university is listed in the MCI approved medical colleges list which can be found on the official website of the Medical Council of India.

In the FMGE result reseased by the National Board of Examination (NBE) for 2015-18, more than 47% students who appeared after MBBS from Lyceum-Northwestern University passed the examination. This is a great feat considering no other university in the Philippines (with minimum 10 students who sat for FMGE) has this kind of result.

Lyceum-Northwestern University had the highest FMGE passing percentage among all the universities in the Philippines. The student will first get admission in the 1.5 years pre-medical course called BS Biology and this will be followed by 4 year of MBBS course. The student will have to clear NMAT exam in order to get admission in the 4-year MBBS or MD course.

Lyceum-Northwestern University Ranking

Lyceum-Northwestern University is ranked No.1 among all the medical universities in the Philippines when it comes to FMGE passing percentage. In 2015-18, no other university had a better MCI screening test passing percentage, not considering the universities with less than 10 students sitting for FMGE.

FMGE passing % in 2015-18 of Lyceum-Northwestern University = 47.83%

Global Medical Foundation will recommend Lyceum-Northwestern University to prospective students to wish to study MBBS in abroad.

Lyceum Northwestern University Eligibility Criteria

Lyceum-Northwestern University Eligibility Criteria:

Entrance Exam in IndiaThere is no entrance exam in India like IELTS/SAT, etc. NEET qualification is must.
AgeThe student must be at least 17 years old as on 31st December of the year in which the admission is being taken.
BoardThe candidate must have completed class 12th from a regular and recognised board.
Marks for General Category studentsThe student must have an aggregate of at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject.
Marks for Other Category studentsThe candidate must have an aggregate of at least 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject.
NoteSome universities will require a higher percentage in class 12th.
NEETYou need to qualify NEET from 2019 onwards for admission in abroad.

Lyceum-Northwestern University Fees

Lyceum-Northwestern University fees:

ParticularsBS Biology of 1.5 years1st Year of MD2nd Year of MD3rd Year of MD4th Year of MDTotal Fees
Fees in Philippine Pesos4,65,0002,00,0002,00,0002,00,0002,00,00012,65,000
Exchange Rate1.301.301.301.301.301.30
Fees in Rupees6,04,5002,60,0002,60,0002,60,0002,60,00016,44,500


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