Entrance exam topics


  1. Chemical basis of life: Carbon, Oxygen, Nitrogen
  2. Chemical groups, Water, pH, Lipids
  3. Carbohydrates
  4. Amino acids, Proteins, Biochemical reactions, Enzymes
  5. Nucleosides, nucleotides, nucleic acids
  6. Discovering the genetic material
  7. Flow of genetic information: Genetic code
  8. DNA replication
  9. Structure of cells: Nucleus, nucleolus
  10. Synthesis of RNAs: Transcription
  11. Structure of cells II: Endoplasmic Reticulum
  12. Synthesis of Proteins: Translation
  13. Structure of the cells III: Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, vesicles, cell membrane, cell wall, comparison of eu-, and prokaryotic cells
  14.  Structure of the cells: Mitochondria
  15. Oxidative phosphorylation
  16. Cell division I: Mitosis
  17. Cell division II: Meiosis
  18. Basics of Immunology

Questions related to the structure of the human body, circulation, nervous system and visceral organs etc. may also occur.


  1. Matter, atomic theory of matter
  2. Periodic table
  3. Nomenclature of inorganic compounds
  4. Electronic structure of atoms
  5. Stoichiometry, and chemical equations
  6. Chemical bonds and intermolecular forces
  7. Gaseous state (gas laws)
  8. Solutions, concentrations
  9. Reaction kinetics and chemical equilibria
  10. Electrolytic equilibria, acid-base theories
  11. Redox reactions
  12. Introduction to organic chemistry, alkanes
  13. Cycloalkanes, alkenes, dienes and alkynes
  14. Aromatic hydrocarbons and alkyl halides
  15. Alcohols, phenols and ethers
  16. Aldehydes and ketones
  17. Carboxilic acids
  18. Carboxilic acid derivatives (esters, amides), soaps
  19. Amines, heterocyclic compounds (pyrrol and pyridine)
  20. Carbohydrates