The GPhC has announced a pass rate of 69.1% for those taking the September 2019 registration assessment.
There were 1057 candidates who sat the registration assessment on 26 September 2019, with 731 candidates who passed the assessment; a pass rate of 69.1%.
There were 346 candidates who sat the assessment for the first time; 627 for the second time and 84 for the third time.
This year’s pass rate of 69.1% compares with the 65.2% pass rate for the September 2018 registration assessment.
GPhC Chief Executive Duncan Rudkin said:
“Congratulations to all trainees who have passed this year’s autumn registration assessment; we look forward to them joining our register.
“Assessments are carefully set so that only the candidates who demonstrate the required knowledge and understanding can pass and be eligible to join the register. By only registering those who pass this challenging assessment, we can provide assurance to patients and the public that the pharmacists on our register can practise safely and effectively.”
|Candidate numbers||Number||% of total|
|Total number of candidates||1057||100%|
|Number of first sitting candidates||346||32.7%|
|Number of second sitting candidates||627||59.3%|
|Number of third sitting candidates||84||7.9%|
|Candidate performance – pass rates||Number||% of total|
|First sitting candidates – pass||211||61.0%|
|Second sitting candidates – pass||477||76.1%|
|Third sitting candidates – pass||43||51.2%|