ORIENTATION
ADMISSIONS in the Bachelor's Degree programme in Architecture
ONLINE ADMISSION TEST ARCHITETTURA/ARCHITECTURE A.Y. 2022/23
The TIL - A  will take place Tuesday 26th July 2022
On 26th  May 2022 the MUR published the following Ministerial Decree no. 473 of the 26th May 2022 on the MUR website.
DM no. 561 of 10-6-2022 "Definizione dei posti disponibili per l’accesso ai corsi di laurea e di laurea magistrale a ciclo unico direttamente finalizzati alla formazione di Architetto a.a. 2022\2023 per i candidati dei Paesi UE e non UE residenti in Italia"
Applicants are required to take an admission test called TIL-A (Test d’Ingresso onLine – Architettura) organized by Politecnico di Torino in accordance with the provisions of Ministerial Decree no. 473 of 26th May 2022 and it annexe. 
Date TIL-A
TEST DATE ON-LINE REGISTRATION TIMEFRAME 
Tuesday 26th July 2022
from Wednesday 01st June 2022 
up to 2 p.m. (Italian time) 
of Thursday 21th July 2022
On-line
Open to everyone
To have access to the TIL test it is REQUIRED to read all the rules for the admission contained in the Call for applications for admissions to the Bachelor’s degree programmes in Architettura-Architecture
A supplementary test will be organized exclusively in the event that some places remain unassigned and available after all students on the ranking lists have been called for an offer of admission.
The supplementary test is scheduled on Tuesday 20th September 2022
Depending on the situation after the ranking list updates on Monday 12th September, Politecnico will announce if the supplementary test will take place. A specific Rector’s decree will be published to confirm the supplementary test date or its possible postponement (this may happen if on 12th September the University has not called all applicants on the ranking lists deriving from the first test).
The above-mentioned Rector’s decree will also provide information on the time frame for registration for the supplementary test as well as the deadlines for enrolment and the dates of the ranking list updates
In any case, the supplementary test (if confirmed) will take place before Friday 23rd September 2022.
Considering that the supplementary test will be organized only in the event that some places remain unassigned and available, applicants are encouraged to register for and take the test scheduled on Tuesday 26th July 2022
How does the test work 
Due to the limitations following the COVID-19 emergency, the TIL-A (Test d’Ingresso onLine – Architettura) will be held online remotely from a location of your choice. 
Please read Annex C of the Call for Admissionto learn more on how to take the remote TIL test.  
Remote TIL instructions
To participate to the exam the student must have the following appropriate means:
  • a desktop or laptop computer (hereinafter referred to as the “device to take the TIL test”)  with Windows 10 or higher, or Mac operating system, plugged to the electrical power supply and connected to the Internet, with a video camera and a microphone. On this device applicants must install Google Chrome and another software called “Lockdown Browser” . The instructions for  the installation of the Lockdown Browser will be provided on the Apply@polito platform (applicant personal page). This PC will be used for:
  • taking the test;
  • proctoring the test;
  • a stable data network to connect to the Internet from the device to take the TIL test
  • a smartphone or tablet (hereinafter referred to as the “proctoring device”), plugged to the electrical power supply and connected to the Internet, with a videocamera. The proctoring device will be used by the Test Supervisors for the identification of applicants and as a further proctoring tool.  
  • a stable data network to connect to the Internet from the proctoring device (possibly different from the data network used for the device to take the TIL test).
In addition, it is mandatory to prepare the ID (identity document) before the beginning of the test (preferably the ID inserted during registration) and some blank pages.
Connection problemIf an applicant cannot access the test due to technical problems verified by the University or due to issues that do not depend on the applicant and on his/her correct use of the compulsory devices, the Central Committee may reschedule the test at the end of the same day during a dedicated time slot. In this case, the applicant will not have to pay the registration fee again. If an applicant needs to retake the test, he/she will be immediately informed.

Who can take the TIL test
Applicants who intend to enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programme in Architettura-Architecture taught in Italian are required to take and pass the admission test in Italian, according to the rules illustrated in the following articles.
Applicants who intend to enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programme in Architettura-Architecture taught in English are required to take and pass the admission test in English according to the rules illustrated in the following articles
The score obtained by applicants in the TIL-A test (online admission test – Architecture) is only valid for enrolment in academic year 2022/2023. For this reason, when applicants register for the TIL-A test, they must be attending their last year of high school (i.e. they should be getting their high school diploma in the summer of 2022 according to the Italian school calendar) or they must have already earned their high school diploma.
How to register for the admission test
In order to register for the test, you must register on the Apply platform and fill out all the required data. After the registration to the admission test, the specific registration fee should be paid, respecting the terms and deadlines indicated in the Call for applications for admissions to the Bachelor’s degree programme in Architettura-Architecture 2022/23.
Participate in the TIL testIf you want to participate in the TIL-A test, we remind you that under the Apply section named “Select your course” you must necessarily select the degree in Architettura-Architecture.
Payments methodsThe TIL registration fee is: € 50,00 .The amount paid cannot be reimbursed under any circumstances, nor it can be considered valid for TIL sessions other than the one for which the candidate had registered.When you complete the TIL registration procedure, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration.The registration fee can be paid with various payment methods, including: 
  1. Credit cards (or other payment methods available on the PagoPA platform) generating an immediate payment;
  2. Pre-printed notice of payment (MAV on the PagoPA platform), generating a deferred payment.
 Applicants who pay using the method illustrated under number 2) must go back to the Apply@polito platform and specify the payment date (self-declaration). Failure to do so entails that their payment is not valid. Both the payment and the self-declaration must take place before the deadlines illustrated in art. 3 of the Call for applications for admissions. Should the self-declaration be found to be false or incorrect, the registration for the test, or the test itself, will be cancelled. 
PLEASE NOTE: before payment is made, check which turns are still available. If you don’t see the turn of your preference it means that the seats are sold out, therefore you can register for the next turn in on the same day. The choice of the turn in which to take the TIL test can be done in the section called “TIL-Architettura”, that will appear after you enter into the procedure Apply@polito all the required information and after you have done the “Save and Submit". 
How to prepare to the admission testTo learn about the prior knowledge requirements for the admission test, check the following webpage: http://orienta.polito.it/en/entry_requirements
In order to get ready for the admission test, we suggest you the following:
  • You can consult the contents of the previous years’ admission tests by clicking on the pages of each Bachelor’s degree programme, under the section named "Iscrizione al primo anno"/ “First-year enrolment”
  • After the registration on the Apply@polito platform, on your personal page you will have at your disposal specific multimedia materials that can help you prepare for the admission test. A test simulator is also available.
 Test format and scoring of the TIL-AFor the admission test applicants have 100 minutes to answer 50 questions.
Questions are divided in 5 sections covering 5 different disciplines.
The number of questions and the time limits are organized as follows:   
  • 10 Reading comprehension questions
  • 10 Prior school knowledge, History and General Knowledge questions
  • 10 Logic reasoning questions
  • 10 Drawing and Representation questions
  • 10 Mathematics and Physics questions
Each question has 5 possible answers (identified with 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 TIL-A test candidates will immediately see the score obtained; the same score will also be available on their personal page of the Apply@Polito platform. 
TIL-A resultsThe TIL-A results will be published on Friday 29th July 2022 with: 
  1. a ranking list of all EU applicants and non-EU applicants residing in Italy
  2. a ranking list of all non-EU applicants residing abroad
Politecnico di Torino will make an offer of admission to the Bachelor’s degree programme in Architettura/Architecture to the applicants included in the ranking list up to the maximum number of available student places.
Applicants who have not answered any question will not be included on the ranking list.
The ranking lists are made with the following criteria:
  1. applicants are ranked in descending order based on their TIL-A score;
  2. in case of equal ranking, the score obtained in the individual sections that make up the TIL-A test shall prevail, considered in the following order: general knowledge and abstract reasoning, history, design and representation, physics and mathematics. In case of a further equal ranking, the younger applicant will be chosen.

Admission requirements
All the enrolment requirements are listed  in Annex A attached to the Call for applications for admissions to the Bachelor’s degree programmes of the Architettura-Architecture, of which they are integral part.