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Thinking about taking the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam? We’ve got you covered.

Passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) is necessary for becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). The exam consists of 90 questions, 80 of which are scored and 10 are not (the unscored questions are not identified). A total of two hours are allotted for the exam – 1 hour and 50 minutes are allowed for the 90 questions, while the remaining 10 minutes are utilized for a beginning tutorial and final survey. To pass the exam, you must earn a score of 1400 (within a range of possible scores of 1000-1600).

Download our infographic to learn about the structure of the test, details on the content, and the changes effective January 1, 2020.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Infographic


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