Rules and regulation for the entry test for Bachelor degree

A.Y. 2020/2021

Below are the new regulations you must follow to apply for the 2020/2021 three-year bachelor degree programs of the School of Management and Economics.

 

Several of the three-year degree courses of the Department of Management and the Department of Economic, Social, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences have a capped number of places, so all students interested in enrolling on the following degree courses:

  • Business and Management (English-medium program);
  • Economia Aziendale (i.e. Business Administration, Italian-medium program);
  • Economia (i.e. Economics, Italian-medium program);
  • Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale (i.e. Business Information and Communication Management, Italian-medium program);

must take the CISIA on-line Test (TOLC-E in Italian and/or English TOLC-E in English) and then participate in one of the calls for admission to the individual degree courses (the calls do not involve any further examinations or tests).

 

If you have a qualification issued by a non-Italian High School or University you are required to apply through the Apply@UniTO procedure.

 

NB: the content of this page is a summary of the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses” and the full document should be read. The Calls for applications will be published as soon as they are available and should also be read carefully.

 

We recommend consulting this page frequently to ensure you have all the latest information.

 

 

Last update: April 3rd, 2020

►  Due to the persisting of the epidemiological health emergency linked to COVID-2019, the enrolment for the dates of:

April 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th and May 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th 2020

is suspended and new dates will be rescheduled to offer, to those who have not registered yet, the possibility to book a new exam date.

 

Please note that the registrations for the TOLC-E and English TOLC-E tests already finalized will remain valid.

Those who have already enrolled for the test will be contacted by the students' office, which will provide detailed information about the actions to be taken. We thus suggest to regularly check the email address you have specified during the registration process.

 

The School of Management and Economics is currently discussing with CISIA possible alternative solutions which could allow students to sit the test remotely, complying with the admission requirements of the School of Management and Economics Degree courses while safeguarding the students' safety.

Further updates will be published on this webpage as soon as possible.

 

 

Update: March 24th, 2020

► Due to the persisting of the epidemiological health emergency linked to COVID-2019, the School of Management and Economics has decided to postpone the TOLC-E and English TOLC-E test sessions planned for April 6th, 7th and 8th 2020. Future dates will be communicated as soon as possible.
Students who had enrolled to the tests will also receive the communication via email.
For further clarifications please refer to: requisiti.sme@unito.it

 

Read Cisia's notice on the COVID-19 emergency and next TOLC exam sessions here (March 11th).

 

 

Update: March 6th, 2020

According to the recommendations to prevent the spread of Coronavirus 2019-nCoV (disease COVID19), the expected dates to take the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E during March 2020 have been deleted.

Check the dates on the paragraph "Phase 1: Take the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E".

 

 

Number of places available

Below is the maximum number of students who may enrol in the first year, divided by degree course:

1 – Business & Management (250 students in total)

  • Students with an Italian academic qualification, Students with a foreign academic qualification: 200
  • Students with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad: 40
  • “Marco Polo” Programme for Chinese students: 10

2 – Economia Aziendale (1000 students in total)

  • Students with an Italian academic qualification, Students with a foreign academic qualification: 985
  • Students with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad: 5
  • “Marco Polo” Programme for Chinese students: 10

3 – Economia (395 students in total)

  • Students with an Italian academic qualification, Students with a foreign academic qualification: 340
  • Students with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad: 50
  • “Marco Polo” Programme Chinese students: 5

4 – Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale (250 students in total)

  • Students with an Italian academic qualification, Students with a foreign academic qualification: 237
  • Students with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad: 8
  • “Marco Polo” Programme Chinese students: 5

 

Access to the aforementioned three-year degree courses is therefore conditional upon taking the CISIA On-Line Test in Italian (TOLC-E) or in English (English TOLC-E).

 

Application for international students: Apply@UniTO

If you are a student with a foreign academic qualification, a student with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad, or a Chinese student on the “Marco Polo” Programme, the online application procedure Apply@Unito is mandatory to enrol at University of Turin.

 

Please, check the deadlines on UniTO website.

 

If you wish to take the TOLC-E or English TOLC-E to enrol at a University other than University of Turin, please check the rules and condition of enrolment on the website of that University.

 

What are the TOLC-E and the ENGLISH TOLC-E

They are individual tests, different for each participant and consisting of questions selected automatically and randomly from the CISIA TOLC database through a software created and managed by CISIA - Consorzio Interuniversitario Sistemi Integrati per l'Accesso.

If you wish to enrol on one of the courses indicated above, you must take the test in Italian (TOLC-E) and/or the test in English (English TOLC-E).

 

If you take:

  • the English TOLC-E, you can only participate in the application procedure for the (English-medium) degree course in Business & Management;
  • the TOLC-E, you can only participate in the application procedure for the (Italian-medium) degree courses in Economia Aziendale, Economia and Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale;
  • both the English TOLC-E and the TOLC-E, you can participate in both application procedures.

 

Characteristics of the test in Italian (TOLC-E)

It is an individual test taken on-line, consisting of:

  • 36 closed-ended questions, divided into three sections (Logic, Reading Comprehension and Mathematics).

Each question has five possible answers, of which only one is correct, and the score will be determined as follows:
  + 1 point for each correct answer
     0 points for each blank answer
  - 0.25 points for each wrong answer

  • 30 English language assessment questions, with a score determined as follows:

  + 1 point for each correct answer
     0 points for each blank or wrong answer

 

The test lasts for a total of 105 minutes (of which 90 minutes for the first 36 questions and 15 minutes for the English Language Assessment).

 

Characteristics of the test in English (English TOLC-E)

It is an individual test taken online, consisting of:

  • 36 closed-ended questions, divided into three sections (Logic, Reading Comprehension and Mathematics).

Each question has five possible answers, of which only one is correct, and the score will be determined as follows: 
  + 1 point for each correct answer
     0 points for each blank answer
  - 0.25 points for each wrong answer

 

The test lasts for a total of 90 minutes.

 

 

How can I become a UniTO student?

Warning: application for international students

If you are a student with a foreign academic qualification, a student with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad, or a Chinese student on the “Marco Polo” Programme, the online application procedure Apply@Unito is mandatory to enrol at the University of Turin.

 

Please, check the deadlines on UniTO website.

 

If you wish to take TOLC-E or English TOLC-E to enrol at a University other than University of Turin, please check the rules and condition of enrolment on the website of that University.

 

Phase 1: Take the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E

If you want to take the TOLC-E and/or English TOLC-E test you must follow this procedure:

  • Register on the CISIA website;
  • Register for the TOLC-E (and/or the English TOLC-E) and select the date and centre in which to take the test;
  • Pay the test registration fee, using the methods indicated on the CISIA website (in the section on TOLC Regulations), when you book the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E.

 

Remember that if you take:

  • the English TOLC-E, you can only participate in the application procedure for the (English-medium) degree course in Business & Management;
  • the TOLC-E, you can only participate in the application procedure for the (Italian-medium) degree courses in Economia Aziendale, Economia and Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale;
  • both the English TOLC-E and the TOLC-E, you can participate in both application procedures.

NB: you must pay an extra fee for enrolling in the degree courses in Business & Management and in Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale, in addition to the ordinary fees, as specified on the relevant websites.

 
Dates and centres

You can take the test in any of the examination centres offering the TOLC-E: the TOLC-E and the English TOLC-E test calendars are published on the CISIA website. 
If the examination centre indicated when you register for the test is Turin, you may sit the tests at the School of Management and Economics (corso Unione Sovietica 218 bis, Turin), on the following dates:

  • 6, 7, 8 April 2020 (CANCELED);
  • 21, 22, 28, 29 April 2020 (CANCELED);
  • 6, 7, 13, 14 May 2020 (CANCELED);
  • 21 and 22 July 2020;
  • 2 and 3 September 2020.

 

Support

For more information on the TOLC test, see the frequently asked questions published on the CISIA website; if you need help registering on the CISIA website and subsequent registration for the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E, please contact the Help Desk.

 

NB: When selecting the day(s) when you want to take the test make sure you can meet all the deadlines of the Calls for applications which are specified in the next section.

 

Phase 2: Submit your application in response to the UniTO calls

After taking the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E, you can submit your application in response to the Calls which will result in the creation of classification lists.

You can send your application through your personal MyUniTO page. If you do not possess the University of Turin institutional credentials, you can register by following the instructions on the dedicated page of the university website.

Log in to MyUniTO and register for the Calls planned in two different periods and with different rules. For further details, consult the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”.

 

NB for international students:

  • if you are a student with a foreign academic qualification, you can submit your application to participate in the calls in both the first period and in the second period;
  • if you are a student with a non-EU foreign academic qualification and resident abroad, or a Chinese student on the “Marco Polo” Programme, you can only submit your application to participate in the calls for the second period, for the available places indicated in the paragraph “Number of places available”.

 

 

First period: 1st – 15th June 2020 

Two calls are announced during the first period, for the number of places indicated in the paragraph “Number of places available” solely for the category students with an Italian academic qualification and students with a foreign academic qualification.

 

You can participate if:

  • you are a last year high school student or a high-school graduate;
  • you took the TOLC-E or the English TOLC-E between 1st January 2019 and 13th June 2020;
  • you obtained a score of at least 12 points.

 

NB: you must meet all the requirements indicated above to apply and only the score you obtain in the latest TOLC-E and/or English TOLC-E you may take will be considered.

 

 

Choosing your degree course

 

► If you took the TOLC-E in Italian, you can participate in the call to apply for one of the following (Italian-medium) degree courses:
          • Economia;
          • Economia Aziendale;
          • Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale.

 

► If you took the English TOLC-E, you can only participate in the call to apply for the (English-medium) degree course in:
          • Business & Management.

 

► If you took the TOLC-E and the English TOLC-E, you can participate in both calls (you must submit both applications separately).

 

 

Second period

Two calls are announced in the second period:

  • for the category of students with an Italian academic qualification and students with a foreign academic qualification, the remaining places in each category after the procedures for enrolment and repechage relative to the first period;
  • for the categories of students with a non-EU academic qualification resident abroad and Chinese students on the «Marco Polo» Programme, all the places indicated in the paragraph “Number of places available”.

 

17th August – 7th September 2020 (for Italian-medium degree courses)

You can participate in the call to apply for:

  • Economia;
  • Economia Aziendale;
  • Management dell’Informazione e della Comunicazione Aziendale.

You can participate if:

  1. you are a high-school graduate;
  2. you did not take part in any of the Calls in the first period, or you were not in a suitable position in the classification lists of the Calls in the first period, you did not enrol after the calls of the first period;
  3. you took the TOLC-E between 1st January 2019 and 4th September 2020.

NB: you must meet all the requirements indicated above, but it is not necessary to have obtained a minimum score in the test to participate in the calls of the second period. Below certain thresholds, you must take the mandatory resits (OFA) during the first semester.

 

17th August – 15th September 2020 (for the English-medium Bachelor Program in Business & Management)

You can participate in the call to apply for:

  • Business & Management.

You can participate if:

  1. you are a high-school graduate;
  2. you did not take part in any of the Calls in the first period, or you were not in a suitable position in the classification lists of the Calls in the first period, you did not enrol after the calls of the first period;
  3. you took the English TOLC-E between 1st January 2019 and 14th September 2020.

NB: you must meet all the requirements indicated above, but it is not necessary to have obtained a minimum score in the test to participate in the calls of the second period. Below certain thresholds, you must take the mandatory resits (OFA) during the first semester.

 

 

Classification lists

The "Announcement" and the classification lists will be published on the Official University Notice Board.

The classification lists of the calls of the first period will be published by 15th July 2020.

The publication date of the classification lists for the calls of the second period will be established by the University and in the “Announcement”.

 

You can check your status («Admitted», «Not admitted», «Annulled») through MyUniTO.

For further details of how classification lists are created, consult “SECTION IV - Classification lists” of the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”.

 

Phase 3: Enrol in UniTO

If your status in the classification list of a Degree Course is «Admitted» you can proceed with enrolment in the relevant Degree Course in the following periods:

  • classification lists from the Calls of the first period: from 20th July 2020 to 22nd July 2020 at 15.00h;
  • classification lists from the Calls of the second period: within the terms that will be established by the University and in the "Announcement".

After 15.00h on the day of expiry, it will no longer be possible to access the on-line enrolment procedure.

For the details consult the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”.

 

Students with disabilities and Specific learning difficulties (SLD)

The procedure for students with disabilities or with specific learning difficulties (SLD) is indicated in the TOLC Regulations of the CISIA.

The students must upload the disability or SLD certification when they register in the TOLC area of the CISIA portal and specify the support they need to take the test.

Students with disabilities or specific learning difficulties resident in foreign countries must submit their certification of the status of disability or learning difficulty (such status must be recognised by Italy’s regulations) issued in their country of residence, accompanied by a sworn translation in Italian or English.

All the specific information on the procedures for candidates with disabilities or specific learning difficulties (SLD) is contained in the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”, in Art. 11 - Students with disabilities or with learning difficulties.

For students with disabilities or with specific learning difficulties who wish to sit the TOLC-E and/or the English TOLC-E in Turin, the following certificates are valid for university entrance:

  • Students with disabilities

As indicated in the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”, the following is valid:
“for students with disabilities: the disability certificate pursuant to law no. 104, of 5th February 1992, or the certificate of disability with percentage disability of 50% or above”.

  • Students with specific learning difficulties

As indicated in the “Regulations for admission to the 2020/2021 three-year degree courses”, the following is valid:

“the certification of specific learning difficulties pursuant to law no. 170 of 8th October 2010, (reference ICD-10 code F81 and/or name of the disorder), as indicated by the MIUR [Ministry of Education, University and Research] in the Guidelines attached to the Ministerial Decree 5669/2011, which must be issued by the National Health Service or by specialists or accredited facilities, if required by the Regional Authorities; it will be the responsibility of the Student to submit appropriate written documentation proving accreditation of the above-mentioned specialists or accredited facilities with the National Health Service, if not explicitly indicated in the certification.

The diagnoses carried out by private (non-accredited) specialists must be validated by the National Health Service in order to be accepted. The date of issue must not exceed 3 years, at the time of the pre-registration.

The University considers diagnoses issued as from 1st January 2016 valid. Certifications issued after the age of 18 are valid regardless of the date.

Holders of EES (Special Educational Needs) or BES (Special Learning Needs) certificates that do not indicate the presence of specific learning difficulties are not entitled to request extra support, as these certificates are not recognised by current university entrance regulations. The following tools are not permitted in any case: dictionaries, books of formulas, periodic table of elements, conceptual maps, PDAs, smartphones and other similar tools”.

 

The competent office at the University of Turin is:

Ufficio Studenti con Disabilità e DSA 

Via Po, 31 - (Via Po, 29 student entrance) - Turin

Email: ufficio.disabili@unito.it