This is where you can study and practice, selected topics, to help you prepare for the actual certification test. You can review the exam objectives; identify the gaps by taking the free diagnostic tests and prepare yourself using the study material, curated to ensure you are fully equipped to qualify the TLP Exam.

You will be required to have sound knowledge of the topics listed below. The preparatory lessons have been designed to refresh your understanding of the topics, the length and depth of discussion around a particular topic reflects the weighted average of each section.

The Life Science Research and Applications section carries 15% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • Properties of life (Organization, Homeostasis, Growth, Reproduction, Evolution
  • Nutrition)
  • Human anatomy (anatomy and physiology, most important organs, bones and skeletal muscles)
  • Neuroscience (Neurons, nervous system)
  • Microbiology (History of microbiology and classification of microorganisms)
  • Molecular biology
  • Scientific processes
  • Biological systems
  • Biotechnology (DNA sequencing, genetic screening, genetic modification, cloning)
  • Zoology (Animal Behavior, animal communication
  • Botany (Plant parts and functions, plant organs: structure and function, plant growth and development, plant nutrition)
  • Bioelectricity

The Molecular and Cellular Life Processes section carries 15% weightage in the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Characteristics of life
  • Cell cycle phases
  • Parts of a cell
  • Cell structure
  • Water
  • Cell membrane
  • Diffusion and osmosis
  • Cellular respiration
  • Life cycle of a cell

The Molecular Reproduction and Heredity section carries 15% weightage in the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Basics
  • Cell cycle and division
  • Mitosis
  • Cellular Reproduction
  • Meiosis (phases, chromosomal crossover, comparing mitosis and meiosis)
  • Heredity (alleles and genes)
  • Genetics
  • What is DNA
  • RNA – Origin of life
  • DNA and RNA
  • Difference between DNA and RNA
  • Chromosomes, DNA, Genes, and Alleles
  • Structure of DNA
    Molecular structure of DNA

The Structural and Functional Relationships section carries 15% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Structure and function of living things
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Structure and function of human body (tissues, organs, neuron structure)
  • Skeletal structure and function

The Biodiversity and evolutionary mechanisms section carries 15% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Biodiversity and natural selection
  • Evolution and biodiversity
  • Mechanisms of evolution
  • Genetic variation, gene flow, and new species
  • Genetic drift (bottleneck and founder effect)
  • Darwin, evolution, & natural selection

The Interdependence and Behavior of Organisms section carries 15% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
  • Interactions within an ecosystem: including biotic and abiotic factors
  • Interactions between organisms
  • Social Interactions and Group Behavior
  • Ecology: Interspecific and Intraspecific Interactions
  • Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
  • Ecological Relationships

The Interactions between science, technology, and society section carries 10% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Science Technology And Society| social life made easy through technology|
  • Relationship Between Science & Technology
  • Relationship between Technology and Society
  • Science Technology and society
  • Influence of Science, Engineering and Technology on Society and the Natural World