The Pharmacy Council of India is a statutory body constituted under the Pharmacy Act 1948, a Central Act passed by the Parliament to govern the profession and practice of pharmacy in India. All students eager to make career in Pharmacy for the intention of registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948 should first assure that the Pharmacy colleges in Delhi NCR, which they want to get admission has been approved by the Pharmacy Council of India New Delhi for running of the Pharma courses and approved u/s 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948. The list of PCI Approved pharma colleges is available on the official website of the Pharmacy Council of India www.pci.nic.in.
A number of Pharmacy Institutions are active in India without having / obtaining approval from the Pharmacy Council India New Delhi. The Degrees, Diplomas acquired by pharma students from Non recognized pharmacy institutions and are not approved by the Pharmacy Council New Delhi, will not allow such pharma students to register themselves as Pharmacists under Pharmacy Act 1948 with the PCI New Delhi. The recognized pharmacy qualifications for registration as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act 1948 are;
It is the responsibility of the Best pharmacy colleges in Delhi to get the year wise approval from the Pharmacy Council of India, u/s 12 of the Pharmacy Act, before the first batch of pharma students passes out from the Best pharmacy colleges in Delhi NCR.
The Pharmacy education and profession in India upto graduate level is regulated by the PCI New Delhi, a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by the Parliament.