Qualifying Examination to Practice Pharmacy

The Qualifying Examination to Practice Pharmacy is pre requisite for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia (PBM).

CATEGORY OF APPLICANTS

The following groups of applicants are eligible to sit for the examination:

  1. Provisionally Registered Pharmacists (PRP) who are undergoing provisional training in Malaysia or
  2. Malaysian applicants with a qualification recognized by the PBM and have been registered in a foreign country and intend to get registered in Malaysia.
  3. Foreign registered pharmacists with a qualification recognized by the PBM and intend to apply for Temporary Registration in Malaysia.
  4. Third year pharmacy students, fourth year pharmacy students and graduated pharmacy students (who are awaiting for PRP posting) from a recognized pharmacy program.

EXAMINATION FORMAT

  1. 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) in open book format.
  2. All questions shall be answered within 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  3. Each question has four (4) options with a single correct response only.
  4. The passing mark is 50%.
  5. This exam contains negative marking. Right answer carries one mark and 0.25 negative mark for each wrong answer will be deducted. No marks will be deducted for questions not attempted.
  6. Candidates are allowed to refer to the relevant acts/regulations, Code of Conduct for Pharmacista and Bodies Corporate, references regarding Malaysian National Medicines Policy and Good Governance for Medicine.

REFERENCES

  1. Malaysian Laws on Poisons &Sale of Drugs
  2. Dangerous Drugs Act 1952
  3. Code of Conduct for Pharmacists and Bodies Corporate
  4. Malaysian Nasional Medicines Policy (DUNas)
  5. Good Governance for Medicine (GGM)

 

EXAMINATION DATE FOR 2020

 

Examination Date

Application Deadline

Examination Result

 11th March 2020 (Wednesday)

17th January 2020 (Friday)

10th April 2020 (Friday)

 10th June 2020 (Wednesday)

 24th April 2020 (Friday)

10th July 2020 (Friday)

4th November 2020 (Wednesday)

25th September 2020 (Friday)

4th December 2020 (Friday)

 

INQUIRIES

 

For any inquiries on the examination, please contact:

  1. Puan Nur Husni binti Hamid

            03-78413317

           husni.hamid@moh.gov.my

 

  1. Puan Hanisah binti Shafie

            03-78413383

            hanisah.shafie@moh.gov.my