Admission Test

To participate in the admission test, candidates need to fulfill the requirements set out in points a) and b) below: a) Have taken the English TOLC-F ( CISIA online test) with a score of at least 18,0 points out of 50 in the total of the  Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Logic sections, according to the modalities, calendar and places made known by CISIA (Consorzio Interuniversitario Sistemi Integrati per l’Accesso) through the website:

The test consists of 50 questions divided into five sections according to the table below.

Each question is multiple choice and has five possible answers, of which only one is correct.

The test score is determined as follows:

  • Correct answer 1 point
  • Wrong answer minus 0.25 points
  • Answer not given 0 points

The sections cover the subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Logic  divided  according to the following scheme:

The sections cover the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Logic, divided according to the following chart:

BIOLOGY15 20 min.
CHEMISTRY1520 min.
PHYSICS712 min.
LOGIC68 min.
TOTAL5072 min.

The test is in English.

It is possible to take the test in any of the locations participating in the ENGLISH TOLC-F (CISIA) delivered in format TOLC@HOME in compliance with the deadlines indicated in this call.

The complete calendar with the dates scheduled in all locations can be consulted on the CISIA website.

PLEASE NOTE: there is a maximum number of students admitted to taking the test based on the capacity of the virtual classroom where the test takes place. For this reason candidates are invited to register in time for the test via the CISIA website.  Once the available places are completed, registrations will be closed.

ORAL TEST IN ENGLISH: The oral test in English is aimed at ascertaining the candidate’s ability to understand and express himself in English in relation to the subjects of the written text as well as the ability to argue clearly and comprehensively.

For the oral exam, a maximum score of 20 points,  and is passed with a minimum score of 10/20.

The oral exam will be held on 15th  July  (FIRST ROUND) and 30th  September  (SECOND ROUND if ANY) starting at 10:00.

The methods relating to the conduct of the interview will be published together with the ranking of those admitted to the oral test with the indication of the link to the meeting through  Zoom or  Teams platform at the Commission’s unquestionable choice. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure the availability and operation of the required hardware (PC, webcam, audio), the required software and a reliable Internet connection.

The candidate who does not guarantee a stable video connection for the complete completion of the oral interview or who does not arrive within the deadline set by the exam calendar will be excluded from the final ranking.

During the test, candidates are not allowed to communicate with each other, nor to get in touch with others, except with the supervisors or with the members of the examining commission. It is forbidden for candidates to keep books or notes, paper, mobile phones or other similar equipment with them during the test, under penalty of cancellation of the test.

*NOTE:  For admission test of the last years: