University of the Visayas

UV Gullas College of Medicine is part of the great University of the Visayas. Learn more about how University of the Visayas has played a historical role in education in Philippines!

With a legacy of 100 years, University of the Visayas is at the forefront of educational institutions in South Asia. Since its establishment in the year 1919, University of Visayas has been committed to excellence at a global level.

University of the Visayas has excelled in various fields over the years. University of the Visayas offers more than 78 programs in various fields such as:

  • Medicine,
  • Law,
  • Business Management,
  • Engineering & Architecture,
  • Maritime,
  • Criminol Justice,
  • Politics, 
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacology, etc.

University of the Visayas is famous for providing world-class education at an affordable cost.

That is why students from all over the world flock to University of the Visayas so that they are prepared for the global competition.

Established in 1919 with just 37 students, University of Visayas is now a global institution with towering achievements in academia and with more than 20,000 students throughout its campuses preparing to be tomorrow’s leaders.

University of Visayas is sprawled across 9 campuses spread across Cebu City and Mandaue City in the Philippines. University of Visayas stands tall among the leading educational institutions of South Asia!

UV Gullas College of Medicine, a part of University of Visayas is a globally acclaimed institute for medical education. Located in Cebu City, our campus offers world-class MBBS education with an experienced faculty and with cutting-edge technological support. UV Gullas College of Medicine is a preferred center of excellence for medical studies for students from all over Asia, especially India.

 

UV Gullas College of Medicine is the crown jewel of the University of the Visayas

As a big part of the University of the Visayas, UV Gullas College of Medicine has been providing world-class MBBS education to thousands of students from all over the world, for over 50 years!

In 2021-22, UV Gullas College of Medicine world ranking stays on top among the medical colleges in Philippines which accept international students. According to 2021 statistical reports, UV Gullas College of Medicine ranks 3rd in the top MCI approved medical colleges in Philippines. Indian students who graduate from UV Gullas College of Medicine have shown great performance in MCI screening tests over the years. As a result, thousands of students from India choose to study MBBS in Philippines at UV Gullas College of Medicine campus trusting the legacy of the University of the Visayas.

UV Gullas Medical College has a legacy of 50+ years in excellence in medical education in South Asia, operating under the University of the Visayas.

University of the Visayas has made sure that the UV Gullas College of Medicine was one of the few institutions in South Asia to have state-of-the-art new-age digital infrastructures installed.

UV Gullas College of Medicine provides high-tech modern infrastructure combined with American-based medical syllabus and lots of clinical practice. This has resulted in UV Gullas College of Medicine rising up the ranks as a top-ranking medical college not only in Philippines but also in its world-ranking. 

That is why more than 1400+ students from India alone trust UV Gullas College of Medicine & University of the Visayas, and are currently pursuing their MBBS at the UV Gullas campus. MBBS graduates from UV Gullas College of Medicine have secured the top-ranks in MCI screening test in India which provides the doctor’s practice license. UV Gullas College of Medicine students have shown the highest pass percentage in MCI screening tests. 

Admissions are open for 2021 batch of MBBS students at UV Gullas College of Medicine. Call our College of Medicine Admissions Office at +91 94455 53877 and our counsellors will help you with the rest!

STUDENT-CENTERED APPROACH IS THE REASON FOR UV GULLAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE WORLD RANKING!

Studying MBBS at UV Gullas College of Medicine is more worthy in the world market because of the modern teaching methodologies at UV Gullas College of Medicine. This has not only increased the world ranking of UV Gullas College of Medicine, but has also given our students good careers with higher salary packages in India and abroad.

At UV Gullas College of Medicine, the comfort of our students is of paramount importance. We firmly believe that ensuring a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for our students is the best way to encourage them in their students.

Apart from ensuring a world-class infrastructure, a modern US-based medical curriculum, and the next-gen facilities such as digital classrooms, simulation labs, etc, UV Gullas College of Medicine makes sure we make extra efforts to get our students what they need, in terms of support and guidance. Each individual student has different needs. Our student counselors and coordinators work 24/7 with our students to give them all kinds of support they would need to serve their individual challenges & strengths.

And you get all these modern facilities, individual support and a truly international MBBS degree at an unbelievably low tuition fee at UV Gullas College of Medicine!

University of the Visayas - Digital Infrastructure at UV Gullas College of Medicine

University of the Visayas provides state-of-the-art digital Infrastructure at UV Gullas College of Medicine which makes the college stand out as one of the best medical college in Philippines!

Digital Infrastructure at UV Gullas College of Medicine has made sure that UV Gullas College of Medicine is equipped with some of the most advanced digital learning tools for medical education. These new-age digital teaching tools have become a great asset during these COVID times. Our students continue to get the best learning experience no matter what!

UV Gullas College of Medicine has some of the most advanced lab facilities which are present in very few medical colleges worldwide. This kind of investment in advanced infrastructure is also the reason for the increase in UV Gullas College of Medicine world ranking!

Anatomage Table

Simulation Lab

Digital Classrooms

Anatomage Table

Anatomage Table is the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system on the market. It is a virtual library of human cadavers that enables students to visualize the human body virtually through advanced 3D technology, from dissecting to simulating. This gives a more in-depth knowledge without getting their hands dirty. Of course, this doesn’t give them a break from working with actual cadavers. But anatomage table adds an added possibility for students to master human anatomy at their own pace and comfort.

Simulation Lab

Our cutting-edge simulation labs help our students achieve educational goals through experiential learning. By replicating clinical scenarios in our simulation labs, our students get to prepare for real-life situations by training & honing their skills, refining advanced techniques and learning valuable social interactive tools.

Digital Classrooms

UV Gullas implemented technology-enabled digital classroom years before the COVID-19 struck and made everyone aware of the importance of digital learning tools. By extending our physical classrooms with digital technology and learning tools, we create a more 360-degree learning experience with effective workflows, faster feedback loops, and easy visualizations of complex concepts. 

HOW MUCH IS THE TUITION FEE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VISAYAS?

University of the Visayas offers world-class medical education now made affordable via the excellent UV Gullas College of Medicine!

University of the Visayas with its 100+ years of experience in the field of education and UV Gullas College of Medicine with its 50+ years legacy make it one of the top-ranking medical colleges in South Asia.

MBBS aspirants from all over the world who want to study abroad choose UV Gullas College of Medicine in Cebu City, Philippines for its world-class medical education which is available at the most affordable fees. The affordable fee structure of UV Gullas College of Medicine made the medical college popular all over world – especially in India, UK, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, etc. Consequentially, the world ranking of University of the Visayas and the UV Gullas College of Medicine rose by leaps and bounds over the years!

Today’s students are tomorrow’s doctors who are going to save hundreds of lives!

UV Gullas College of Medicine focuses on giving a wholesome education to our students. We want to ensure our students become tomorrow’s leaders in the medical profession with a perfect balance of great subject knowledge, wide practical experience, and clear ethical wisdom. Healing the world is what we see as the utmost important aspect of our institution’s vision.

In order to ensure that University of the Visayas is always uncompromising in providing our students with world-class facilities. Indian students can study MBBS at UV Gullas College of Medicine at just Rs. 2.7 lakhs per year! 

UV Gullas Recognitions:

GLOBAL MULTICULTURAL EXPOSURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE VISAYAS!

Beyond the curriculum and career opportunities, students also seek added value, meaning, and stimulation when they choose a medical college. After all, student life is all about learning – not just their subjects, but also about life. University of the Visayas provides a rich, diverse, and positive environment that is most conducive for students to learn about themselves and the world around them. 

Mingling with students from diverse backgrounds increases our students’ self-confidence, broad-mindedness and creativity. We have a strong community of international students from all around the world. As a result, world ranking of University of the Visayas has increased manifold!

Last few years, a large number of students from India have chosen UV Gullas College of Medicine to fulfill their dreams of becoming a doctor.

University of the Visayas makes sure our international students feel at home at our UV Gullas campus. A considerable number of Indian students who are currently studying at University of the Visayas and the alumni who have passed out from UV Gullas medical college with flying colors provide support, care and even career guidance to every fresh batch of students from India. UV Gullas College of Medicine also provides food from their home cuisines and organize celebrations of Indian festivals on our campus apart from the socializing ceremonies such as acquaintance parties, students day celebrations, etc. This way Indian students studying at UV Gullas College of Medicine never feel far away from home.

Our student counselors/coordinators provide 24/7 support to the Indian students studying at UV Gullas College of Medicine & University of the VisayaS Campus.

UV Gullas College of Medcine Syllabus is student centered
English Speaking Friendly Faculties

Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. All UV Gullas College of Medicine faculty are trained to be student-friendly and provide constant guidance and support.

High Pass rate in MCI Screening Test

Indian students from University of the Visayas & UV Gullas College of Medicine have shown great performance in Medical Council of India’s screening test every year with high pass rates and also securing top-ranks.

Uv Gullas College of Medicine Tuition fee is the lowest
Clinical rotation in Philippines, USA, UK.

UV Gullas College of Medicine students get to do their clinical rotations in the Philippines, USA and UK, which helps them not just in getting practical exposure but also to secure high-paying jobs in US/UK/European countries later.

Why Choose UV Gullas College of Medicine?

Dr. Nino Ismael Pastor – Dean

Dear tomorrow’s doctors,

At UV Gullas College of Medicine, it has always been our vision to provide to every talented student with accessibility to functional, world-class medical education at an affordable tuition fee. UV Gullas Medical College is proud of the quality healthcare professionals and doctors we have produced over the last 50+ years as a top-ranking medical college in Philippines. The final goal is to serve the world and serve humanity. Our path is innovation, advanced technology, commitment, care to even the smallest details, and the wholesome development of every student. 

I look forward to your presence in our campus. Come join the UV Gullas College of Medicine campus!

Walk into any of UV Gullas medical college admissions offices and our well-trained staff will help and support you through the entire process. Be a part of our proud UV Gullas College of Medicine alumni. Let us share the joy of learning and let us heal the world together.

UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions Open 2021-22!

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Frequently asked questions about University of the Visayas & UV Gullas College of Medicine

Here are answers to some of the frequently asked questions by Indian students about University of the Visayas, UV Gullas College of Medicine and about studying MBBS in Philippines:

1. What are the Documents Required during Counseling and Admission Process for UV Gullas College of Medicine?

The list of documents required for admission at UV Gullas College of Medicine are :

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. 10th marksheet (SSLC) or Equivalent
  3. 12th marksheet (SSLC) or Equivalent
  4. Passport with a minimum validity of one year
  5. Notarized NOC from Parents
  6. Clear Financial Support Documents
  7. 6 months bank statement with sufficient funds
  8. PPC (Police Clearance Certificate)
  9. Medical Clearance and Lab Reports(the list to be taken will be provided from the office), X-rays – all from a NABH accredited Hospital
  10. Documents Apositled by the government.

The above list is required for BS. 

For MD, the NMAT (National Medical Admission Test) which is conducted by the Center for Educational Measurement and is conducted twice a year – during the period of November – December and the period of April – May in all leading cities in Philippines. The score required is not going to affect the admission.

2. What are the documents required for Bank Loan Assistance?

The list of Documents required to process a student loan are as follows :

  1. Admission letter of the Educational Institute giving details of year wise fee, boarding and lodging expenses. 
  2. Letter confirming scholarship, if any.
  3. Attested copies of documents for proof of age/date of birth and proof of residential address.
  4. Passport size photo of the applicant, co-obligants and guarantors.
  5. Copy of marksheets/degree certificates of previous academic qualifications.
  6. Income proof/latest income tax return of parents/co-obligants, guarantors. (if any)
  7. Details of collateral security along with valuation certificate of Government approved valuer (if any).
  8. Details/statements of Bank accounts held by the student applicant/co-obligant(s)/guarantors (if any) for the last six months.
  9. Copy of Passport/Visa, cost of air fare (documentary detail).

3. Where is Philippines Located??

Philippines is a south east Asian country. Countries that are near the Philippines are, primarily Taiwan and China to the north, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south. Since Philippines is located as an island group, it has no countries that directly borders it. The Philippines is composed of 7,641 islands, only 2,000 of which are inhabited. Most Filipinos live on only 11 of these islands, with the center of population matrix concentrated on the island Luzon, where the capital city Manila is located.

4.Where is Cebu City, Located in Philippines?

Cebu City, officially the City of Cebu, also known as the Queen City of the South, is a 1st class and highly urbanized city of the island of Cebu in the Central Visayas Region, Philippines

According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 922,611 people, making it the fifth-most populated city in the nation and the most populous in the Visayas.

It is the regional center of Central Visayas and is the seat of government for the province of Cebu, but is governed separately from it. The city is a significant center of commerce, trade and education in the Visayas. It is the Philippines’ main domestic shipping port, and is home to about 80% of the country’s domestic shipping companies.

5. When did the University of Visayas Start?

University of Visayas is a Prestigious 100 Year old University started in 1919.

6. What is the difference between MBBS and MD?

The difference is that MBBS follows the British system of education whereas MD follows the American system of Education. The degrees are considered equal in stature. For more information, please refer the ECFMG list of degrees, recognized from different countries.

7. How can I get the eligibility certificate from MCI?

Our Indian Office will assist you in acquiring the eligibility certificate from MCI.

8. How can I get the eligibility certificate from MCI?

Our Indian Office will assist you in acquiring the eligibility certificate from MCI.

9. What if I fail in NEXT?

You can apply and attempt the NEXT any number of times. However, the on campus training that is offered in Philippines is for USMLE and the MCI. USMLE is the toughest screening medical exam in the world and our students have a 82% pass record. Hence, passing MCI shouldn’t be a problem.

10. Can I get a job in Government Hospitals or allied Medical Institutions in India?

Yes, upon registration with MCI and the State Medical Councils, you are eligible for any government job.

11. Can I apply for USMLE?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for USMLE. UV Gullas College of Medicine also provides additional coaching for USMLE exams and MCI screening test!

12. How long is the travel time to Cebu City?

The travel time is on an average of around 8 hours from India. Guidance counselors from UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions office will arrange all the transport facilities from the airport to the UV Gullas College of Medicine campus.

13. Do you have hostel facility at UV Gullas College of Medicine?

Yes, we do have the UV Gullas College of Medicine hostel which is separate for Girls and Boys, within the campus with 24 hours security, CCTV cameras and with South Indian Food..

14. How is the security on campus at UV Gullas College of Medicine?

At UV Gullas College of Medicine, we have CCTV cameras installed all over the campus, and we have tight security to ensure that our International Students are safe and secure.

15. What kind of food is provided?

We provide Indian food on UV Gullas medical college campus. We have separate counters for Veg and Non Veg. We even have provisions to provide Jain food for our students.

16. What is the cost of living in Philippines?

Cost of Living is the lowest when compared to the various other European and Russian countries.

17. How safe is Philippines?

It is one of the safest countries in the world,  due to its excellent bilateral relationships they maintain with all the countries around them and by nature, the people of Philippines are very gentle and peace loving.

18. What is NMAT and FSAT?

NMAT is National Medical Admission Test that the students need to appear for after completing BS and graduating into MD. For UV Gullas college of Medicine, the Indian students need to only appear for the exam.

FSAT is Foreign Student’s Aptitude Test that tests the general aptitude of a student when they join the college.

19. How is the Quality of education in Philippines when compared to India?

Philippines Medical Education is Comparatively better than India because of the higher exposure to practical knowledge since clinical starts from the second year itself.

20. What are the different kinds of courses available for higher studies?

We have a wide range of courses like Undergraduate courses and Post graduate courses. But, the main course we offer is MBBS in Philippines. The lists of other courses are available on our University website.

21. Is getting a part-time job difficult?

No. Getting a part time job is not so difficult. Working in a part time job lets you interact with many people, builds up confidence, gives monetary security to a certain extent and gives you exposure.

22. How does UV Gullas College of medicine ensure safety for students during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At UV Gullas College of Medicine, we have switched all our operations – from lectures, enquiries and even fee payments – to online platforms. Apart from that, our entire campus is sanitized regularly. Sanitizers and safety equipment are made available at every corner of our campus. No outsiders are allowed inside the campus.