Pharmacy Council Withholds Recognition of Salim Habib University & Dewan University PharmD Degree, Students Confront Obstacles in Obtaining Category A Accreditation
Despite graduating from Salim Habib University and Dewan University with PharmD degrees, students have been grappling with persistent challenges in obtaining the much-needed Category A accreditation from the Pharmacy Council. It has been nearly 7 months since their batch passed out, both the Universities and the Pharmacy Council are working diligently to expedite the process and achieve full recognition as soon as possible but the delay in receiving Category A status is causing significant distress for these graduates & wastage of students’ time
Category A accreditation is crucial for these students as it is a prerequisite for practicing as licensed pharmacists, pursuing higher education in the field, and applying for opportunities abroad. However, the delay in recognition is impeding their professional growth and casting uncertainty on their future prospects.
The consequences of this delay are far-reaching, as it could potentially lead to a whole year’s worth of wasted opportunities for those who had planned to apply for higher studies in foreign countries or wished to establish their own pharmacies. The lack of Category A status not only affects individual career plans but also puts considerable strain on the education system and hinders the country’s overall healthcare services.
Amid the ongoing struggle, students and their families are voicing their concerns and urging the relevant authorities to expedite the accreditation process. They highlight the urgency of the matter, emphasizing that quick resolution is vital for their academic and professional pursuits.
According to Pharmacy Council, the registration process for these universities is currently in progress Still not Recognized, but unfortunately, it may take more than 5 to 6 months to complete. students have been grappling with persistent challenges in obtaining the much-needed Category A accreditation from the Pharmacy Council.