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The pharmacy profession comprising the industrial and practice sectors is undergoing a rapid change. Indian Pharma industry which has registered a spectacular progress today ranks 4th in volume and 13th in value in the global pharmaceutical market with exports worth US Dollars 2.6 billion besides domestic sales amounting to over US Dollars 4 million.
The ever expanding Pharma's industrial and practice sectors need clinically and technologically trained pharmacy professionals who can face global challenges and compete with the multinationals. The pharmacist is no longer a mere dispenser of drugs but has assumed a more crucial role in medicine management and as overall health care programmer.

PCI as a pharmacy educationist regulatory body has realized the need to strengthen and upgrade the pharmacy curriculum to produce competent pharmacist workforce which is able to meet the growing demands of the industry and community. As a step towards this direction PCI has proposed some amendments to the Pharmacy Act which have been submitted to the Health Ministry for approval.
The last date of submission of Affilation fee is 15th June, 2015
ANTI- RAGGING HELPLINE TOLLFREE NUMBER 1800-180-5522. Email Id:- helpline@antiragging.net || All Institutes are requested to send their E-mail id to PCI.
2. For Immediate Attention of Pharmacy Institutions - PCI Time schedule for strict compliance as per Hon'ble Supreme Court judgement.



1 Format for approval of professional bodies under Regulation 4.2(iv) of the Pharmacy Practice Regulations, 2015.

2 Clarification on Pharmacy Practice Regulations, 2015 notified by Pharmacy Council of India in Gazette of India No.17 dt.16.1.2015.

3 Status of new application/proposals submitted by Pharmacy Institutions

4 Eligibility of Open School education system of the Central Govt. / State Govts. institutions for admission in Pharmacy courses for the purpose of registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948.

5 Pharmacy course by distance education of Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Uttar Pradesh

6 Another Opportunity to new D.Pharm or B.Pharm or D.Pharm & B.Pharm both Institutions."

7 Gazette notification on "Pharmacy Practice Regulations,2015."

8 Gazette notification on "Bachelor of Pharmacy (Practice) Regulations,2014."

9 Gazette notification on "The Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) Course Regulations,2014" and "The Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) Course Regulations,2014."

10 PCI delegation met the Hon'ble Health Minister.

11 Gazette notification on "Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Pharmacy Institutions Regulations,2014."

12 "Data on All India Survey of Higher Education."

13 National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Order dtd. 6.7.2010 in Revision Petition No. 3926 of 2009 -Andhra University & Ors v/s Janjanam Jagedeesh regarding refund of fees in the event of withdrawl of a student from his college.

14 "Writing material for 'Swasthaya Sandesh' booklet of Health Ministry".


16"Student & Faculty Data on PCI website".

17. "Campaign on Responsible Use of Medicines-Joint initiatives by IPA CPD - PCI".


19 IACP Preceptor Development Program at Mysore.

20. Since PCI office is closed on 30.8.2014 and 31.8.2014 due to Saturday and Sunday. SIFs can be submitted till 2.9.2014 (Tuesday) by 6:00 PM.

21 Post of Scientific Assistant and Senior Scientific Officer in IPC

22 PCI Gazette Notification on Animal Experimentation.


24 Specification of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree under section 22(3) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956

25 MS by NIPER for teaching under PA 1948.

26 Notification of decision of 95th CC meeting held on 12th & 13th May, 2014.

27 Pharmacy through distance education program Is not approved u/s 12 of the pharmacy Act for the purpose of registration as Pharmacist (Reference - advertisement of Mr. Dharmesh Shah - 90990 56222 or 98253 83037, Helpline- 9825383037).

28 Online affidavit on Anti-Ragging- MHRD

This is in reference to letter No.16-8/2013-U.5 dt.18.11.2013 received from Deputy Secretary (HE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi, stating that most of the institutions are not aware that the undertaking can be filed on-line. .
Important ForInstitutions
29. This is for the pharmacy institutions which have applied to the Pharmacy Council of India for consideration of approval of D.Pharm, B.Pharm and Pharm.D courses from 2014-2015 academic session and have submitted the application within the stipulated time period i.e. on or before 31.8.2013.
Please note that the last date of submission of compliance of deficiencies was extended upto 31.1.2014 which has been further extended up to 30.4.2014. Hence such institutions are advised to forward the full compliance of deficiencies sought by the PCI so asto reach the Council on or before 30.4.2014.
Please note that this extension of time limit is not for the institutions which have not applied within the stipulated time period i.e. upto 31.8.2013 and their applications stand rejected by the Council being time barred. Please also note that this is the last and final opportunity for submission of compliance failing which no action shall be initiated by PCI on compliance received after 30.4.2014. .

30. Pharmacist’s Day Celebration.



33. Student data Entry Open till 10th February 2014.

34.. PCI Time schedule for strict compliance as per Hon'ble Supreme Court judgement.

35. All Institutions are Requested to upload the data for the year 2011-12 on All India Survey of Higher Education (AISE) portal within the stiupulated period i.e. by 30.9.2013 under intimation to HRD Ministry

36. Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme Training Module for Community Pharmacists 2013

37. New - Submission of Student details online by Pharmacy Institutions to PCI - Updated

38. Following colleges which have not uploaded Staff Faculty data on Council's Website.

39. Following colleges with invalid email id to intimate correct email id to PCI on top priority

40. Clarification on Pharm.D qualification.

41. Teaching Staff who have not registered with State Pharmacy Councils to do so within One Month.

42. List of teaching staff who have not registered with State Pharmacy Councils

43. Weekend M.Pharm programme announced by Annamalai University is not approved by PCI.

44. Deliberations on Quality Assuarance in Pharmacy Education.

45. Submission of Student details online by Pharmacy Institutions to PCI - Updated

46. B.Pharm Course conducted by Lucknow Institute of Pharmacy Chand Sarai, Near Gosaiganj -Lucknow (U.P.) is not approved by Pharmacy Council of India u/s 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist.

47. 2 years D.Pharm course on experience basis conducted by Board of Technical Education, Delhi, 77, Vipin Garden, New Delhi 110059, is not approved by Pharmacy Council of India u/s 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist.

48. Public-notice - Regarding 5 ½ year, Integrated Course in Pharmacy.

49. Public-notice - AICTE Approval Process Handbook-2012-13. Clarification Regarding.

50. All Institutions are Requested to update the Faculty Staff on Council's Website.

51. Booklet on - "A CAREER IN PHARMACY"

52. D.Pharmacy(2 years)Non-attending Programme as advertised by Noble Group of Institutes,DSS No.89,Sec:13 Shopping Complex, Hissar(Haryana),is not approved by Pharmacy Council of India u/s 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist.

53. Institutions are required to forward the data for Anti-Ragging web portal to EdCIL (India) Limited directly URGENT !

54. Pharm.D is an approved qualification for teaching in Pharmacy Institutions.