Notice Board – Pharmacy

Updated 04.07.2024

 Application deadlines for academic year 24/25 of the below programmes have been extended to 26th July 2024


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing programme
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) programme
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Hons) programme
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology programme


Updated 24.04.2024

Tentative Time Table- 2023/2024- Semester II

Updated 13.03.2024

The Final Examination Timetable – Semester I 2023/24

Updated 22.12.2023

Changes in the Timetable 2023/2024 Semester I 

Updated 22.12.2023

Getting Good Grades Session : 2023/2024 Academic Year

Zoom link:  
Meeting ID: 951 0738 9354
Passcode: 8r.uNz5z

Updated 10.11.2023

Revised Tentative Time Table- 2023/2024- Semester I- Version II to download

Updated 20.10.2023

Instructions to follow for attempting the Final Examinations from overseas countries  here to read the notice.

Updated 10.10.2023

Courses switched between semesters from Academic year 2023/24

The Department of Pharmacy has decided to change the semesters which offer below mentioned courses and approval was granted by the Faculty Board held on 3rd October 2023.

Accordingly, please note that the assigned Semester for the following courses have been changed with effect from academic year 2023/2024 and will be conducted as follows.

Courses to be conducted in Semester I (earlier conducted under Semester II)

FMU5205 – Pharmaceutical Analysis II
FMU6505 – Medicinal Chemistry
FME4408 – Internship I
FME5410 – Internship II

Courses to be conducted in Semester II (earlier conducted under Semester I) 

FMU3206 – Essential mathematics for Pharmacy
FMU5202 – Laws and ethics for Pharmacy
FMU6301 – Biopharmaceutics
FME6409 – Internship III

Updated 10.10.2023

Re-registration activities for BPharm degree programme

Dear Students,

Kindly note that following dates are allocated for re-registration activities for BPharm degree programme. Registration packages (to re-register with counselling and re-register without counselling) with further details have been uploaded to the department webpage under ‘Programme Information’.

Academic Counselling for re-registrants 18 to 23 October 2023 (CRC only)
Re-Registration  24, 25 October 2023 (All RCs)
Late Registration for re-registrants   – 31 October 2023 (All RCs)
Add/Drop date for re-registrants   – 24 November 2023 (All RCs)
Drop date for re-registrants  20 December 2023 (CRC only)

Updated 20.09.2023

Orientation – New students for Academic Year 2023/24

Dear Students,
Please find the orientation calling letter, registration package for new registrants and Add/Drop form of Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Degree programme for the Academic year 2023/2024 under ‘Programme Information ‘ in the webpage of Department of Pharmacy.

Updated 17.08.2023

Timetable- Final Examination semester II – Academic year 2022 2023 BPharm Hons Degree Programme 

Updated 12.07.2023

The amended timetable from 15th June 2023 for Semester II-Academic year 2022/23 

Updated 09.05.2023

BPharm Hons. Timetable -2022/23 – Semester II -Amended (08/05/2023)

Updated 30.11.2022

Important Notice to Students

The timetable has been revised and uploaded to the Pharmacy web notice board on 22.11.2022.
Please refer to that timetable for your NBTs and other academic activities.”

Updated 22.11.2022

Timetable – Semester I – 2022/2023 – Revised   Click here

Updated 09.11.2022

Rescheduling DS2 of FMU4303 – Pharmacology I 

Please note that the day school 2 of FMU4303 scheduled on 21st November 2022 is rescheduled to 22nd November 2022 1.00 -3.00pm.
The day school schedule before NBT I for FMU 4303 will be as below,
DS1 – 15th November 10.30 – 12.30am
DS2 – 22nd November 1.00- 3.00 pm
DS3 – 25th November  1.00 – 3.00 pm

Updated 09.11.2022

Dear students,

Please use the google drive link mentioned on the first page of the timetable to find the course materials and zoom links for day schools until the online courses are activated.

Updated 18.10.2022

Re-registration 2022/23   

Dear students,
Considering the students’ requests the department decided to make the following changes in the re-registration process.
1. If you do not need academic counseling and are  comfortable selecting courses on your own, you do not need to come to CRC. You can download the  “Re-registration Package – Without Counselling”   uploaded under “Re-registration Process” ( and go to your center for registration after filling it by yourself.
If you have any questions please email
*When you email, mention your name, registration number and the contact number*
2. Those who need support from the academic staff to select courses may come to the CRC and obtain the service as usual. Please bring a hardcopy of the “Re-registration Package” uploaded under “Re-registration Process” ( when you meet the counsellors.

Updated 31.08.2022

The Final Examination Timetable – BPharm Hons. Programme Academic year 2020/21 – Semster II  

Updated 31.08.2022

Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Degree Programme – Academic Year 2019/2020
Course Prize Winners List 

Updated 25.07.2022

Health Science programmes 2022/23 – Re-scheduled Selection Test Date 
With reference to the above programmes, the selection tests have been rescheduled for 07th Aug 2022
Selection Test (Paper-based, Onsite) Test Times (remain unchanged):
B.Pharmacy-1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Centres to conduct the test– All 9 Regional Centres
Test venues will remain unchanged as confirmed by ROs/ADs

Updated 12.07.2022


The department is collecting information regarding student preferences to sit the NBT II in Regional/Study Centres.
Please note that we have NOT DECIDED yet to conduct exams in Study Centres. A decision will be taken based on your responses to this Google form. Thus, it is essential you fill out the form before 10 pm tomorrow (13th July). Email requests or messages will not be considered

Updated 05.07.2022

BPharm Hons. programme – rescheduled activities semester II – Academic year 2020/21

Updated 30.06.2022

Online applications for final examination: 

Students of BSc (Hons) Nursing, B.Pharm (Hons), B.MLS (Hons) and BSc (Hons) Psychology will be able to access MyOUSL for completing online application for final examinations for the academic year 2020/21 only on 2nd and 3rd July 2022. Please note that there will be no further extensions provided following this period.

Updated 29.06.2022

Special Notice:

Please note that the selection tests of BSc (Hons) Nursing, B.Pharm (Hons), B.MLS (Hons) and BSc (Hons) Psychology 2022/23 programmes of OUSL which were scheduled to be held on 2nd July 2022 have been postponed. The new date will be notified to you in due course

Updated 11.06.2022

Revised Timetable for BPharm Hons. Programme: Academic Year 2020/21- Semester II

Updated 08.04.2022

Rescheduling of  FMU6505 Medicinal Chemistry Practical Day 1  on the 18th April 2022

Dear Students,

Please note that FMU6505 Medicinal Chemistry Practical Day 1 which was scheduled on the 18th April 2022 is postponed and rescheduled to 22nd April 2022 (Friday) from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.
(Practical Day 2 will be held as scheduled on the 19th April)

Updated 05.04.2022

Notice to students who are completing the BPharm Hons. Degree programme after 2018/19 academic year
Dear Students,
Those who are completing the BPharm Hons. Degree programme after 2018/19 academic year please check whether all your courses are marked correctly in the MyOUSL/OMIS specially the exemptions that you have been granted. if there is any issue please email to

Updated 02.04.2022

Time Table – Semester II – Academic year 2020/21

Updated 17.02.2022

Final Examination Time Table 2020/21 – Semester I

Updated 10.01.2022

Dear Students,

Please note the following rescheduled dates for FMU3302/FMU4357 Physical Pharmacy practical.

19th January 2022- Practical Day School 02 (9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)

24th January 2022-  Practical Day School 03 (9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)

27th January 2022- Practical Assessment (10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.)

Head/ Department of Pharmacy

Updated 03.12.2021

Add/Drop and Drop dates and forms with instructions

Dear Student,
On-site Add/ Drop dates and Drop date are scheduled as follows.
06/12/2021 and 07/12/2021 CRC
07/12/2021 Other RCs
On-site Drop date is 10/12/2021 at all RCs
Please download the Add/Drop and Drop form herewith and follow the given guidelines.
If it is difficult to visit the main campus, you can contact your academic counselor through email on or before the given dates for necessary course adjustments.
Thank you

Updated 27.11.2021


Dear Students,
Please find the updated timetable with the new practical groups. Refer to this new timetable for all the activities.

Updated 26.11.2021

LSU WhatsApp Groups

Learner Support Unit (LSU) is maintaining two WhatsApp groups for new registrants and re-registrants. It was observed that some students are not engaged in it.
If your phone number has been changed from what you have submitted at registration or you are using a different number for WhatsApp please use the google form in the below link to submit your details and allow us to include you in the LSU groups.

Updated 12.11.2021

Extra Day School for FMU5403-Pharmaceutical Technology I

Dear Students,
Please note that an extra Day School has been scheduled for FMU5403 Pharmaceutical technology I on 13.11.2021 from 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Please find the link for the Day School shared in the Google document.

Updated 12.11.2021

Dear Students,

“Getting Good Grades”; a session to prepare you for exams will be held as given in the timetable on the 15th November from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon via zoom. All students are welcome to join. The meeting link is given below.

Updated 12.11.2021

Dear Students,

Please note that the Add/ Drop date has been postponed due to an  IT-related issue and the new Add/ Drop date will be announced in due course. Please keep in touch with the web-notice board of the Department and Learner Support Whatsapp group for updates.
Please fill the google form in the below link on or before 15th November 2021, if you are planning to add or drop any courses. The counselors will confirm your decision before the NBT I.

Updated 12.11.2021

Dear Students,

Please note that students who are absent/ resit/ repeat in the final examinations of the academic year 2019/2020 semester II will be allowed to sit for the final examination in the academic year 2020/21 semester II without registering for the course again, considering the pandemic situation during the 2019/20 semester II final examination.

Updated 12.11.2021

Re-Scheduling the commencing time of NBT I of three courses – BPharm Hons Degree Programme 1st Semester 2020/2021

This is to inform you that the following NBTs of BPharm Hons Degree Programme for the academic year 2020/2021 Semester I, are re-scheduled as follows due to unavoidable circumstances.

Please kindly note that only the times of the NBTs have been changed.

Course Code and Course Title Re-Scheduled Date & Time
Pharmacology I
19.11.2021 1.00 p.m. – 2.30 p.m.
Laws and Ethics for Pharmacy
19.11.2021 3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Pharmaceutical Marketing, Management and Pharmacoeconomics
25.11.2021 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Updated 12.11.2021

Dear Students,

You can add or drop courses on the Add/ Drop date (12.11.2021) if it is required. Read the document in the given link for general instructions on Add/ Drop Procedure.
The students who completed the registration via the online OMIS platform should carry out their add/ drop through the online platform. Use the below link to the User Manual.
The below link is to a Youtube video that was produced by the Department of Engineering.
The students who completed the registration coming to the centre in person, should come to the centre to add/ drop the courses. Use the link below to download the Add/ Drop form.

Updated 10.11.2021

Dear Students,

Please note that an extra Day School has been scheduled for FMU3203 Pharmaceutics I on 13.11.2021 from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. Please find the link for the Day School shared in the LearnOUSL course

Updated 09.11.2021

Dear Students,

Please mark your preferred Regional/ Study Centre from below mentioned link to sit Continuous Assessments (CAs) – Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Degree Programme, OUSL- Semester I- 2020/2021. Please mark your preference before 10.11.2021

Head/ Pharmacy

Updated 29.10.2021

Dear Students,

Those who are coming for on-site reregistration on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of November 2021 are required to bring a hard copy of the attached document.
Please ignore this notice if you have already successfully completed your counseling online.

Updated 27.10.2021

Changing the time of the Day schools of FMU4303 and FMU5403 – 28.10.2021

Dear Students,

Please kindly note that the day school 1 of FMU4303 Pharmacology I scheduled to be held on 28.10.2021 at  8.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. is rescheduled to the same date at 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
The day school 1 of FMU5403 – Pharmaceutical Technology I scheduled to be held on 28.10.2021 at 1.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. is advanced to the same date at 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.

Updated 27.10.2021

Dear Students,

If you have not completed your  re-registration for the academic year 2020/2021 for the BPharm Hons Degree Programme please attend the onsite re-registration which will be held on 5th, 6th, and 7th November 2021 at Colombo Regional Center (CRC).
Those who have not completed the academic counseling should come with the certificates of pharmacy qualification and the student record book to CRC on the above dates for on-site reregistration.
Please kindly ignore this message those students who have completed the academic counseling, the registration and payments online
Thank you.


Updated 26.10.2021

Dear Students,

Please be informed that the zoom links and the learning materials for BSU courses are given under the google drive link of the Basic Sciences Department. Visit the Notice Board of the Basic Sciences Department on the OUSL website and find the link in the timetable given there.


Updated 18.10.2021

Timetable – Semester I –  2020/2021 

Updated 15.10.2021

Notice for New- Registrants 2020/ 2021

Dear Students,

Please be informed that you can collect the student guidebook (hard copy) from your registered Regional Centre from 19.10.2021.

Head/ Pharmacy

Updated 04.10.2021

Tentative Academic Activity Schedule – -2020/21 

Updated 22.09.2021

Dear Students,

Academic counselling for the re-registration for the BPharm Hons Degree Programme, OUSL for academic year 2020/ 2021 will be conducted online. Please book the counselling slots for academic counselling before 23.09.2021 by 3.00 p.m.

Further information can be found under,

  1. Programme information -> Reregistration (
  2. Link shared for google documents (

The university has already sent you an sms/email regarding re-registration. If you have not received email/sms, please email your name, NIC, working mobile and email to copying to

Also, it is requested to use the email account provided by the OUSL (information on this can be obtained from

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Rescheduled Timetable for Final Examination- Semester II 2019/2020 – BPharm Hons Degree Programme

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BPharm Hons Programme – Semester – I – (Academic Year 2019/2020)
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