PCI Approval Norms

How to start Pharmacy College From AICTE and PCI?

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
  • 2) of “Appendix – B” of Pharm.D. regulation