Pharmacy Council of India Announces Mobile Inspections for 2024-2025 Session

The Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has announced the commencement of inspection processes for pharmacy institutions for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic session. This circular was issued on May 8, 2024.

The circular states that all inspections will be conducted using a dedicated mobile application available on the Google Play Store.

Guidelines for Institutions:


  • Mandatory attendance for all enrolled students.
  • Registration on the PCI Portal is mandatory.
  • Students must have their Smart Cards available during the inspection.


  • Mandatory attendance for all faculty members.
  • All faculty must be present during the inspection.
  • Leave letters with justifications must be submitted for absent faculty through the app.
  • Faculty registration on the PCI Portal is mandatory.
  • Smart Cards and relevant documents must be presented by faculty during the inspection.


  • All infrastructure elements (classrooms, labs, facilities, etc.) must display active QR codes.
  • Active QR codes are mandatory for all equipment within the institution.
  • Missing or non-functional QR codes will result in deficiencies.


  • Faculty must possess relevant documents for verification.
  • Institutions must have all documents matching information submitted in the Self-Improvement Framework (SIF) during the inspection.

These revised guidelines and the mobile app aim to streamline the inspection process for the upcoming academic session.