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National Open School is not approved for admission to D.Pharm, B.Pharm, Pharm.D and Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate) for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist

U.P.C.

Ref.No.14-2/2006-PCI-5763-6337                                                                                                                    Dated 13.6.2007.

1.  All Institutions conducting approved Diploma course in Pharmacy.

2.  All Examining Authorities/Universities conducting approved Diploma course in Pharmacy.

3.  All State Govts.

Sub.:    Eligibility for admission to D.Pharm course.

Ref.:    Our letter 14-2/06-PCI-14494-14998 dt.2.2.2007.

Sir/Madam,

 

With reference to the subject cited above, I am directed to inform that Central Council in its meeting held on 7 & 8th April, 2007 has decided –

 
(a)  to approve 12 years Higher Secondary Education Board Exam. (Science Academic stream with Physics, Chemistry, Biology) of Higher Secondary Education Board, Nepal under sub-regulation (5) of Regulation 5 of Education Regulations, 1991 for admission to Diploma course in pharmacy.

 

(b)  to approve only science academic stream (regular course of 10+2) in line with regulation 5(3) of Education Regulations, 1991 for admission to D.Pharm course.

(c)  not to approve Pre-University Examination (New Scheme) of Andhra University with Physics, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, Chemistry, Biology under sub-regulation (5) of Regulation 5 of Education Regulations, 1991 for admission to Diploma course in Pharmacy.

(d)  not to approve open school of any state under sub-regulation (5) of Regulation 5 of Education Regulations, 1991 for admission to D.Pharm course.

In view of (d) above, the following qualification earlier approved by PCI and conveyed vide Council’s Circular under reference stands null & void.

"Senior Secondary School Examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology or Maths conducted by National Open School, New Delhi."

It is further clarified that if candidates having qualifications other than those approved by PCI are admitted to D.Pharm course they shall not be eligible for registration as a pharmacist to practice the profession under the Pharmacy Act even though they might have completed the D.Pharm course. In this event the entire consequences shall rest with the admission making and course conducting authorities and PCI in no way shall be responsible for the same.

This is for necessary action & compliance.

 

 

Yours faithfully

-sd-

(ARCHNA MUDGAL)

Registrar-cum-Secretary

 

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Ref.No.14-2/2009-PCI-10834-12152                                                                                                                       17/7/2009

          1. All Institutions approved u/s 12 for D.Pharm/B.Pharm.

          2. All Institutions approved u/s 12(1) for conduct of D.Pharm/B.Pharm
           /Pharm.D. course.


          3. All State Pharmacy Councils/Registration Tribunals.

          4. All Examining Authorities/Universities.

          5. All State Govts./Union Territories.

Sub: Eligibility of National Open School for admission in Pharmacy course for purpose
        of registration as a Pharmacist.


Sir/Madam, 

This is in continuation to Council’s letter No.14-2/2006-PCI-5763-6337 dt.13.6.2007, a copy of which is enclosed as Appendix-I for ready reference. In this connection, I am directed to inform that the subject cited issue was placed in 83rd Central Council meeting of PCI held on 20th & 21st May, 2009, which decided as under –

    It was decided to reiterate the Council’s earlier decision dt. 13.6.2007.

    The Central Council further decided to clarify that – 
      " The Council has not approved 10+2 from National Open School for admission to Pharmacy course for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the   Pharmacy Act." This is for information & necessary  action.

 

 


Yours faithfully

(ARCHNA MUDGAL)
Registrar-cum-Secretary