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.

Chemistry learning module

The Chemical Foundation section carries 5% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • The Scientific Method
  • Units of Measurements
  • Uncertainty in Measurements
  • Significant figures
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Temperature
  • Density
  • Classification of Matter

Inorganic Chemistry section carries 35% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Structure of the atom
  • The Periodic Table (introduction, table groups, transition metals)
  • Chemical Bonding (ionic, covalent, metallic)
  • Stoichiometry
  • Gases (Thermodynamics, real vs ideal, kinetic molecular theory)
  • Liquids and Solids (States, density)
  • Solutions (mixture, solution, suspension, solubility)
  • Acids and Bases (organic structures, acid base pairs)

The Physical Chemistry section carries 25% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Thermochemistry (equations, formula, enthalpy)
  • Chemical Equilibrium (reactions, le-chatelier’s principle, factors, oxidation reduction)
  • Chemical Kinetics (rate of reaction, mechanisms, rate constant)
  • Electrochemistry (free energy, cell potential, spontaneity, redox reactions)
  • Thermodynamics (1st and 2nd law, entropy)

The Organic Chemistry section carries 20% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Saturated Hydrocarbons: Alkanes (alkyl groups, ethyl groups, isopropyl groups)
  • Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes and Alkynes (naming, examples, stability)
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Alcohols (nomenclature, properties)
  • Alkyl Halides
  • Ethers
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Esters
  • Amines
  • Organic Reactions (substitution, elimination)
  • Polymers (polymerization)

The Analytical Chemistry section carries 10% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Experimental Measurements
  • Determination of physical properties
  • Separation Techniques
  • Instrumental Techniques: pH determination, Spectroscopy
  • Qualitative Analysis of Inorganic ions
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Safety Principles

The Nuclear Chemistry section carries 5% weightage of the overall exam and this section covers the following:

  • Radio Active Decay (quantum physics, types of decay)
  • Half-Life
  • Nuclear Transformation
  • Nuclear Fission
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Uses of Radio-activity