Syllabus and exam topics

The Register kept by the Italian Order of Chemists provides for enrolment in one of two sections:

  • Section A - professional qualification Chemist
  • Section B - professional qualification Junior Chemist
Registering for the exam


Due to the ongoing health emergency, the first session of State exams was deferred from 16 June to 16 July 2020. For sections B of the Registers, it was deferred from 22 June to 24 July 2020. The application deadline was deferred from 22 May to 22 June 2020.

The procedures and deadlines for registering to the State exam are set out in the Bando di ammissione.

Candidates shall apply online through the service Domanda di ammissione Esame di Stato.

Fees and payments

State exam fees must be paid through PagoPA, the Public Administration payment service, by accessing the Servizio Gestione Pagamenti > Contributi per prestazioni d'Ufficio:

  • € 49.58 – Agenzia delle Entrate (Inland Revenue) - STATE EXAM FEE - 
  • € 400.00 - University of Milan - STATE EXAM REGISTRATION FEE

Documents to be submitted

To complete the online application for the State exam, upload a copy of:

  • receipt of the PagoPA payment of € 49.58 - STATE EXAM FEE;
  • receipt of the PagoPA payment of € 400.00 - STATE EXAM REGISTRATION FEE;
  • for graduates from campuses other than the University of Milan: self-certification of graduation;
  • for candidates who will obtain their degree after the application deadline (however, within the exam date): statement of graduation application.
Absent candidates

Candidates who have enrolled for the first exam session but are absent on exam day may submit a new application for the second session by the stated deadline. Any documentation previously submitted and any payments already made will be valid for the new application (with the exception of any balances still owing).

Examining Committee, calendars and results
Examining Committee

Chairman: Prof. Domenico ALBANESE

Alternate chairwoman: Prof.ssa Paola FERMO 

Prof.ssa Francesca TESSORE

Dott. Salvatore BALSAMA’

Dott. Claudio COMI

Dott.ssa Francesca ARCIPRETE

Alternate members: Prof. Carlo PIROLA, Dott.ssa Pierluisa DELLAVEDOVA