Over 85% pass registration exam — but success rate down

By News team

Just over 85 per cent of candidates passed the General Pharmaceutical Council’s summer registration examination, it emerged today (22 July 2011).

The pass rate of 85.4 per cent is down from last year’s figure of 86.9 per cent and the 2009 figure of 89.9 per cent. The examination was the first to be held by the GPhC, which took over as pharmacy’s regulator in September 2010.

Candidates who did not pass are able to resit the examination or appeal against the result. about the next steps for those who have failed is available from the GPhC.

Earlier this month (5 July 2011) it emerged that a number of candidates who sat the examination encountered problems including delays, last-minute venue changes and invigilators talking during the test.

See also: TP ONtrack — designed to help prereg trainees pass their exam

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