PEI College of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam

The PEI College of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination is an entry-to-practice requirement for registration as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician and is designed to assess an applicant’s knowledge and understanding of the rules that impact pharmacy practice in the province. The exam is a 2-hour closed book written exam. The pass mark is 70%.

Scheduled dates and times for the exam are posted below. Applicants may arrange a special sitting with the PEI College of Pharmacy at a date and time that is suitable to the applicant and the College. The fee for a regular sitting of the exam is $105.00 and $210.00 for a special sitting. The application for the jurisprudence exam can be found in the member area of the website.

The exam is based on provincial and federal legislation and regulations, as posted on the PEICP website.


The format of the exam is as follows:

Part A- 20 True or False questions
Part B- 45 Multiple Choice Questions
Part C- 10 Matching Questions
Part D- 5 Identifying missing items in a prescription


Individuals will be notified of their exam results by email. Applicants should allow up to one week for processing of the exam results by the PEICP.

Jurisprudence exam results are valid for 2 years from the date of the exam.

Exam Dates

The PEI college of Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam is held at the College office: Unit 1, 45 Paramount Drive. Applicants should be bring photo ID with them to the exam.

Date Time
February 21, 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am
June 22, 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am
October 26, 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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