Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) was founded in 1951 and was established on year 2001 it has two campuses, one in Manila city and the other one in Greater Manila.
The Vision of EAC
EAC endeavors to produce responsible practitioners through quality education of global standards. Its academic offerings have state of art facilities to acquire proper and complete knowledge .EAC’s is an institution for outstanding medical education and health research. It provides an educational and scientific environment that prepares students to be professionally competent and compassionate physicians.
EAC is committed to introducing latest techniques in medical education; it focuses social accountability of medical schools, and develops in the physicians a strong desire to continue the pursuit of knowledge and a deep sense of service to the local society and the community of nations.
EAC is located in Manila, the capital of the Philippine where the population is of about 20 million. Manila is the heart of the administrative and commercial center of the Philippines where the best medical hospitals are located. It is situated 500 meters from the Indian Temple in UN Avenue, 9 kilometers from The Indian Embassy and 13 kilometers from the International Airport. advantage of its location is great for international students who get exposed to the best education, culture and hospitals in the Philippines.
Affiliations / Listings / Recognition
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine is listed in the World Health Directory (WHO) of Medical Universities and
The EAC is also listed in
California Board of Medicine
The Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine is listed in The California Board of Medicine. Students of EAC are eligible for licensing in California – USA after completing the relevant process.
Commission For Higher Education – Philippines (CHED): EAC is recognized by CHED
CHED is the Body which authorizes and regulates all Universities and Colleges of higher education in Philippines.
All Universities need to be recognized by CHED, under the Govt. of The Philippines.
Medical Council of India (MCI) Recognition
All Philippine Medical Colleges are recognized by the MCI. Under Section 4 of MCI Screening Test Regulations 2002, dated 13 February 2002; applicants are eligible to give the Screening Test and practice in India after being educated in WHO Listed Medical Colleges. i.e. The MCI recognizes all medical colleges listed in the WHO Directory.
Effectively: The MCI directory of Medical Colleges is the WHO Directory. There is no separate MCI list after 2002.
The MCI registration process for students going overseas for Medical education is:
a. File for Certificate of Eligibility in India. This can be filed anytime before graduation.
b. On return clear a competency examination named FMGE or Foreign Medical Graduate Examination conducted by the National Board of Examination – New Delhi (known as the MCI screening test) – conducted twice a year.
c. There is NO Limit on number test attempts.
d. If a student is well prepared they pass the FMGE in the 1 attempt. All students who go overseas for MBBS or equivalent degree are to clear this test – no exceptions.
Competency Test for MBBS India Proposed:
The MCI has recommended to the Govt. of India to hold a Competency Test for all students who do MBBS in India as well. If approved then ALL students will have to give a licensing / registration Exam – irrespective of whether they were educated in India or overseas. This is expected to be implemented between 2013 to 2017.