Engineering, Design, Planning TIL tests

👉All students will take the admission test (TIL test) for academic year 2024/25 in person in the laboratories of the main campus of Politecnico di Torino. 

Any additional venues and dates in Italy or abroad will be published on this page.

In this section you can find the main differences in the Calls for applications for admissions for academic year 2024/25 compared to last year.

ALL APPLICANTS:

  • 👉we inform you that there will be two additional sessions in April, held in person in Martina Franca (TA) and Trapani (TP). Further details will be published on our website as soon as available.
  • there is not a specific Call for applications for non-EU applicants living abroad and requiring a visa
  • online TIL test are not available
  • the minimum threshold for admission to Bachelor programs in Engineering, Design and Communication and Territorial, urban, environmental and landscape planning has been raised to 30/100
  • the list of accepted AP courses and Scottish Highers has been updated
EU AND EQUIVALENT APPLICANTS

For admissions to Bachelor's degree programmes:

  • the TIL-LP has been merged into the TIL-I: applicants who want to apply for the Professional Bachelor's degree programme in "Industrial Manufacturing Technologies" must register for the TIL-I;
  • in order to be inlcuded in the ranking list of the Professional Bachelor's degree programme in "Industrial Manufacturing Technologies" applicants must score more than zero (0) in the TIL-I.
NON-EU APPLICANTS WHO RESIDE ABROAD AND REQUIRE A VISA

For admissions to Bachelor's degree programmes:

    • the guaranteed thresholds have been reintroduced;
    • The SAT, ACT, GRE and GMAT international certificates are now accepted.

    For admissions to a.y. 2024/2025 you can take the TIL test in person in other venues that are not the main campus and the Mondovì campus of Politecnico di Torino.

    The TIL sessions organized in Trapani and Martina Franca are reserved to EU and equivalent students, in accordance with D.R. 158/2024 of 21/02/2024.

    Scuola HUB Trapani - Liceo Scientifico V. Fardella Ximenes - via Garibaldi 83, Trapani
    TIL DATE REGISTRATION TIME FRAME
    3 April 2024 From Thursday 7 March 2024 until Thursday 28 March 2024 at 2.00 p.m.
    4 April 2024

    5 April 2024

    back up date

     

    Scuola HUB Martina Franca -  Liceo statale Tito Livio - Piazza Vittorio Veneto 7, Martina Franca
     TIL DATE REGISTRATION TIME FRAME
    22 April 2024

     

    From Thursday 14 March 2024 until Thursday 16 April 2024 at 2.00 p.m

    23 April 2024

    24 April 2024

    back up date

     

    Further updates will be available soon.

     

     

    Ulteriori aggiornamenti saranno disponibili nei prossimi giorni.

    All applicants will take the admission test (TIL) in person in the computer laboratories of the main campus at Politecnico di Torino.

    Any additional venues and dates in Italy or abroad will be published in this page.

     

    TIL TEST CALENDAR A.Y. 2024/25

    TEST SESSION TIL TEST DATE

    TEST REGISTRATION TIMEFRAME

    1st Session

    21 March 2024

    From Tuesday 23 January until Friday 15 March 2024 at 2.00 p.m.

    2nd Session

    11 April 2024

    From Tuesday 23 January until Friday 5 April 2024  at 2.oo p.m.
    17 April 2024

    From Tuesday 23 January until Wednesday 10 April 2024 at 2.00 p.m.

    3rd Session

    9 and 10 May 2024

    From Tuesday 23 January until Friday 3 May 2024 at 2.00 p.m.
    4th Session

    16 and 19 July 2024

    From Tuesday 14 May until Thursday 11 July 2024 at 2.00 p.m.

     

    5th Session

    29 and 30 August 2024

    From Tuesday 14 May until Friday 23 August 2024 at 2.00 p.m.

     

    You can take the TIL test for a maximum of three times and only once per session. If you retake the TIL test, the highest score will be considered valid.

    More information about the online registration timeframe is available in the Call for Applications for Admissions.

    The score obtained by applicants in the TIL test is only valid for enrolment in academic year 2024/2025.

    For this reason, when you register for the TIL-I test, you must be attending your last year of high school (i.e. you should be getting your high school diploma in the summer of 2024 according to the Italian school calendar), or you must have already earned your high school diploma.

    In order to register for the TIL test, you must register on the Apply@PoliTO platform, approximately from the end of January 2024.

    After registering for the admission test, you need to pay the specific registration fee (payment details are published in the Call​​), respecting the terms and deadlines indicated in the Call for Applications for Admissions for a.y. 2024/25.

    We remind you that under the Apply@poliTO section called “Select your programme” you must necessarily select the programme/s that you are interested in.

    To learn about the prior knowledge requirements for the admission test, check the section "Knowledge required for the admission test" on the following page Bachelor’s degree programmes.

    In order to get ready for the admission test, on your personal page you will find specific multimedia materials that can help you prepare for the admission test. A test simulator is also available. 

     

    Online Accompanying Interactive Course (OAIC!)

    On your personal page of the Apply@polito platfom you can find the C.I.A.O. online interactive support course which seeks to help you fill in the gaps in your Math knowledge through specific online tutoring sessions. 

    Academic year 2024/25

    All Engineering Bachelor’s degree programmes are capped to a predefined number of student places. Offers of admission will be made to the applicants who get the highest scores in the TIL test until all places are full.

    The TIL test is compulsory for all Engineering Bachelor’s degree programmes. It is an individual test which is different for each applicant. It is made up of automatically and randomly selected computer interface questions. All tests have an equivalent level of difficulty.


    TIL-I test format and scoring 

    Applicants have 1 hour and a half to answer 42 questions. Questions are divided in 4 sections covering 4 different disciplines. The number of questions and the time limits are organized as follows:  

    • 16 Mathematics questions - 36 minutes 
    • 10 Reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions - 20 minutes 
    • 10 Physics questions - 22 minutes
    • 6 Basic technical knowledge questions – 12 minutes

    Each question has 5 possible answers (marked with letters A,B,C,D,E), only one of which is correct.   

    The score is based on the following criteria: 

    • 1 point for each correct answer 
    • A penalty of 0,25 points (-0,25) for each incorrect answer 
    • 0 points for each unanswered question 

    At the end of the test, applicants will be able to see their score on the screen. Moreover, the test result will be available in the applicant personal page of the Apply@polito platform.

    Admission threshold

    The minimum threshold for being included in the ranking list is:

    • for admission to the Bachelor's degree programmes of the Engineering area: 30/100
    • for admission to the Professional Bachelor's degree programme in Industrial Manufacturing Technologies: the minimum threshold must be higher than zero (0)

    The guaranteed admission threshold is 60/100. This score enables applicants to enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programme they have chosen as their first preference.

    Academic year 2024/25

    The Bachelor's Degree programme in Design and communication is capped to a predefined number of student places. Offers of admission will be made to the applicants who get the best scores in the TIL test until all places are full. 

    The TIL test is compulsory for the Bachelor’s degree programme in Design and communication. It is an individual test which is different for each applicant. It is made up of automatically and randomly selected computer interface questions. All tests have an equivalent level of difficulty


    Test format and scoring of the TIL-D 

    Applicants have 1 hour and a half to answer 42 questions. Questions are divided in 4 sections covering 4 different disciplines. The number of questions and the time limits are organized as follows:   

    • 12 Logic and mathematics questions - 30 minutes
    • 6 Reading comprehension questions - 12 minutes
    • 12 General knowledge questions - 24 minutes
    • 12 Design knowledge questions - 24 minutes

    Each question has 5 possible answers (marked with letters A,B,C,D,E), only one of which is correct.   

    The score is based on the following criteria: 

    •  1  point for each correct answer 
    •  A penalty of 0,25 points (-0,25) for each incorrect answer 
    •  0 points for each unanswered question 

    At the end of the test, applicants will be able to see their score on the screen. Moreover, the test result will be available in the applicant personal page of the Apply@polito platform.

    Admission threshold

    The minimum threshold for being included in the ranking list is 30/100.

    The guaranteed admission threshold is 70/100. This score enables applicants to enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programme they have chosen as their first preference.

    Academic year 2024/25

    The Bachelor's Degree programme in Territorial, urban, environmental and landscape planning is capped to a predefined number of student places. Offers of admission will be made to the applicants who get the best scores in the TIL test until all places are full. 

    The TIL test is compulsory for the Bachelor’s degree programme in Territorial, urban, environmental and landscape planning. It is an individual test which is different for each applicant. It is made up of automatically and randomly selected computer interface questions. All tests have an equivalent level of difficulty.


    Test format and scoring of the TIL-P 

    Applicants have 1 hour and a half to answer 42 questions. Questions are divided in 4 sections covering 4 different disciplines. The number of questions and the time limits are organized as follows:   

    • 12 Logic and mathematics questions - 30 minutes
    • 6 Reading comprehension questions - 12 minutes
    • 12 General knowledge questions - 24 minutes
    • 12 Territory and society questions - 24 minutes

    Each question has 5 possible answers (marked with letters A,B,C,D,E), only one of which is correct.   

    The score is based on the following criteria: 

    •  1  point for each correct answer 
    •  A penalty of 0,25 points (-0,25) for each incorrect answer 
    •  0 points for each unanswered question 

    At the end of the test, applicants will be able to see their score on the screen. Moreover, the test result will be available in the applicant personal page of the Apply@polito platform.

    Admission threshold

    The minimum threshold for being included in the ranking list is 30/100.

    The guaranteed admission threshold is 60/100. This score enables applicants to enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programme they have chosen as their first preference.

    Apply@poliTO

    After registering to the Apply@polito platform, you will be able to:

    • register for the admission test
    • get information on general issues and on the programmes you are interested in
    • use teaching materials and take simulation tests: in this section you will find study materials to perpare for the admission test, simulation tests and preparatory study materials, including the video lessons of the bridging course in mathematics (useful if you need to fill in any gaps in your math knowledge)