PCI Approval Process for setting up New Pharmacy College
All applications under this scheme be submitted to the Secretary, Pharmacy Council of
India, before the prescribed date mentioned in the schedule
1. Eligibility Criteria:
The following organizations shall be eligible to apply in the SIF for permission to start the
Pharm.D., programme/s namely:
a. A State Government / Union Territory
b. A University
c. A Registered Society under the Societies Registration Acts.
2. Qualifying Criteria:
Conditions to be fullfilled by person, institution, society or University to qualify to apply
to PCI for permission to start Pharm.D. programme/s:
a. The consent of Affiliation for the proposed Pharm.D. programme/s by the applicant
from a University.
b. No admission shall be made by the applicant to the proposed Pharm.D.
programme/s without prior permission of the PCI.
c. The applicant shall provide necessary additional infrastructural facilities as
prescribed by the PCI under “Appendix – B” of Pharm.D. regulations for the starting of Pharm.D. programme/s. Opening of the Pharm.D. programme/s in a hired or
rented building shall not be permitted.
d. The applicant should have been approved under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act
1948 for the conduct of B.Pharm course.
e. The applicant shall provide 300 bed hospital facility as prescribed under regulation