Engineering, Design and Planning TIL tests

All EU nationals and/or Equivalent applicants will take the admission TIL test in person in the computer laboratories of the main campus at Politecnico di Torino.

 

TIL TEST CALENDAR 

 
TEST SESSION TIL TEST DATE
1st Session

23rd March 2023

2nd Session

6th and 14th April 2023

3rd Session

9th and 10th May 2023

4th Session

20th and 21st July 2023

5th Session

31st August and 1st September 2023

 

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

All the information about the online registration timeframe are available in the Calls for Applications for Admissions.

The score obtained by applicants in the TIL test (Test in Laib) is only valid for enrolment in academic year 2023/2024.

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 2023 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 2023.

After registering for the admission test, you need to pay the specific registration fee (payment details are published in the Calls​​), respecting the terms and deadlines that are indicated in the Calls for Applications for Admissions for a.y. 2023/24.

We remind you that under the Apply@polito section called “Select your programme” you must necessarily select the programmes that you are interested in (for the Engineering area you can choose up to a maximum of 5 Bachelor’s degree programmes and rank them in order of preference).

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

 

In order to get ready for the admission test, we suggest you the following: 

  • after registering on the Apply@polito platform, 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. 

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 best 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 20/100.

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.

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 20/100.

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.

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 20/100.

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.