(See regulation 18)
CONDITIONS TO BE FULFILLED BY THE EXAMINING AUTHORITY
1.The Examining Authority shall be either a statutory Indian University or a body constituted by the Central or State Government. It shall ensure that discipline and decorum of the examinations are strictly observed at the examination centers.
2.It shall permit the Inspector or Inspectors of the Pharmacy Council of India to visit and inspect the examinations.
3.It shall provide:-
(a) adequate rooms with necessary furniture for holding written examinations;
(b) well-equipped laboratories for holding practical examinations;
(c) an adequate number of qualified and responsible examiners and staff to conduct and invigilate the examination; and
(d) such other facilities as may be necessary for efficient and proper conduct of examinations.
4.It shall, if so required by a candidate, furnish the statement of marks secured by a candidate in the examinations after payment of prescribed fee, if any, to the Examining Authority.
5.It shall appoint examiners whose qualifications should be similar to those of the teachers in the respective subjects as shown in Appendix-B.
6.In pursuance of sub-section (3) of section 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948, the Examining Authority shall communicate to the Secretary, Pharmacy Council of India not less than six weeks in advance the dates fixed for examinations, the time-table for such examinations, so as to enable the Council to arrange for inspection of the examinations.
7.1[The Chairman and at least one expert member of Examining Committee of the Examining Authority concerned with appointment of examiners and conduct of pharmacy examinations should be persons possessing Pharmacy qualifications."]