This study aimed to determine the attitude and level of perceived readiness of pre-service teachers in teaching Hiligaynon as a subject. This study analyze data using the descriptive method. The participants were the 246 third year students of the West Visayas State University enrolled in the following programs: Bachelor of Elementary Education major in General Education (BEED-GenEd), Bachelor in Elementary Education major in Early CHIldhood Education (BEED-ECE) and Bachelor of Special Education (BSPED). To gather the data, their attitude and level of perceived readiness towards teaching Hiligaynon as a subject, the researcher-made questionnaire checklist was given to the participants based on their attitude and level of perceived readiness towards teaching HIligaynon as a subject. The results showed that as a whole, the pre-service teachers had a neutral attitude towards teaching Hiligaynon as a subject and when classified according to program enrolled, BEED-ECE and BEED-GenEd, have positive attitude while the BSPED had a neutral attitude. The result of this study further showed that there was a significant difference in the perceived level of readiness of pre-service teachers when they are classified according to the program enrolled. When they are taken as a whole, they have high level of readiness. When the students were classified according to program enrolled, both BEED-Gen. Ed and BEED-ECE have high level of readiness while BSPED only has moderate level of readiness. The pre-service teachers were not fully ready and do not have enough knowledge and skills in teaching Hiligaynon as a subject.