shall pass the following examinations:
the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination ("NAPLEX"); and
(2) the North Carolina version of the
Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination ("MPJE").
(b) In order to pass either the NAPLEX or the
MPJE, the applicant shall achieve the passing score set by the National
Association of Boards of Pharmacy (or any organization designated by the
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to administer the NAPLEX or the
(c) An applicant who
achieves a passing score on one examination must achieve a passing score on the
remaining examination within a two calendar year period starting from the date
of the first passing score. Failure to achieve passing scores on both
examinations in this two calendar year period shall result in the applicant's
application for licensure being denied. The applicant may, subject to the
testing attempt limitations of Paragraph (d) of this Rule, reapply for
licensure and restart the examination process.
(d) The applicant shall be afforded a total
of five attempts to achieve a passing score on each examination. Failure to
achieve a passing score on each examination within five attempts shall result
in the applicant being ineligible for licensure.
21 N.C. Admin.
Code 46 .1505
April 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2004; April 1, 2003; July 1,
1996; December 31, 1985.
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