UV Gullas College of Medicine

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UV Gullas College of Medicine is an MCI and WHO recognised private university. It was founded as the Visayan Institute in 1919 which was later given the status of the University of the Visayas in 1948, making it the first university in Cebu. The College of Medicine of UV Gullas was established in 1977 with the approval of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. A good number of Indian students are currently studying at in this college. Majority of the students are from South India. When were unable to find the FMGE result 2012-18 of UV Gullas College of Medicine which tells us that Indian students did not pass out from here between 2012-18. The university has 9 campuses in Cebu.

The course duration is 5.5 years which includes the pre-medical program. The MBBS program in the Philippines is called MD whereas the pre-medical program is called BS. For MBBS in Philippines, you cannot get direct admission in the MD program after class 12th. First, you need to complete the BS program which is of 1.5 years in UV Gullas College of Medicine. After this, you need to clear NMAT and then you will get admission in the 4 year MD program which is equivalent to MBBS in India. The entire course is in English language. Since the local language in the Philippines is also English, you will not have to learn any other language.

UV Gullas College of Medicine Campuses

  • Main Campus along Colon Street, Cebu City
  • Banilad Campus
  • Minglanilla Campus
  • Toledo Campus
  • Pardo Campus
  • Mandaue Campus
  • Danao Campus
  • Dalaguete Campus
  • Compostela Campus

The University of the Visayas College of Medicine is located at downtown Cambaro, Mandaue City.

Hospitals

When you are studying MBBS in Philippines, you will get ample practical exposure of the best medical practices. The final year of the MD course is your internship or clerkship. Indian students who study at the College of Medicine will get to practice at the various hospitals in Cebu. These are –

  • Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center – 800-bed facility
  • Chong Hua Medical Center – 660-bed facility
  • Perpetual Succour Hospital
  • CDU Hospital

Accreditation

Gullas College of Medicine is recognised by:

  • Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • WHO
  • FAIMER

Hostel Facility

UV Gullas College of Medicine hostel

UV Gullas College of Medicine offers hostel facility to all its international students. Hostel premises is safe and secured with 24×7 CCTV coverage.  There is in-campus and seperate hostel for boys and girls. Both north and south Indian food is served three times a day. Strict disipline is followed for International students. The hostel has all the facilities that Indian students require for a comfortable stay. There are separate study areas for boys and girls. This helps the students to prepare for their exams and assignments. The in-campus hostel offers airconditioned rooms as per the requirement of the students.

Indian Mess

Indian mess

There is Indian mess facility at UV Gullas College of Medicine. The mess offeres varity of Indian dishes with both North Indian and South Indian food available. UV Gullas College of Medicine mess has Indian chef who prepare Indian food for the students. Non-veg food is strictly prepared by Halal method.

Syllabus

Check the year-wise syllabus of UV Gullas College of Medicine:

UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions

Eligibility Criteria

For UV Gullas College of Medicine admission, the following is the eligibility criteria for an Indian student:

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.
NEETYou need to qualify NEET from 2018 onwards for admission in abroad. NEET result is valid for 3 years from 2018 onwards for MBBS abroad admission.

Admission Process

This is the admission process for the students who apply after completion of class 12th and have qualified NEET:

  • Send scanned copy of 10th mark sheet, 12th mark sheet, NEET result, passport to Global Medical Foundation.
  • We will get your admission letter from the university and send it to you.
  • Transfer fees to the university’s bank account.
  • Submit original documents to Global Medical Foundation for visa process. We will provide you the list of documents.
  • You will have to give personal interview at the Embassy of the Philippines in India. Getting the visa is subject to clearing the interview.
  • On successful clearance of the interview, the Embassy will issue your visa and you will go to the Philippines for your MBBS studies.

UV Gullas College of Medicine Ranking

UV Gullas College of Medicine Ranking –

  • As per the website ‘https://www.4icu.org/’,  University of the Visayas College of Medicine world ranking is 11,176 and the country rank is 137.
  • FMGE result is not available as Indian students haven’t passed out from University of the Visayas yet.

Global Medical Foundation will suggest that the students must take admission in the universities with a proven track record. We will suggest that the students should choose universities like:

UV Gullas College of Medicine Ranking Fees Structure

Following is UV Gullas College of Medicine fee structure for Indian students after completion of class 12th:

Pre-Medicine Program (BS Biology)

Academic YearFeesApprox.INR value
For 3 Semester and 1 SummerINR 5,95,000

Doctor of Medicine (M.D)

MD – 1st YearUSD 4,000INR 2,50,000
MD – 2nd YearUSD 4,000INR 2,50,000
MD – 3rd YearUSD 4,000INR 2,50,000
MD – 4th YearUSD 4,000INR 2,50,000
GRAND TOTAL (Approx.)INR 15,95,000

Other Fees and Expenses:

Visa and Flight charges (Including Insurance) – INR 1,25,000

Food and Accommodation (per month) – PHP 11,000