NOTICE OF EXAMINATIONS
Casualty Actuarial Society
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Purpose of Notice
- Indicate changes to the Syllabus of Basic Education.
- Remind candidates of examination policies.
- Provide information on study manuals and examination review courses.
March 15, 2007—Exams 3, 5, 7, and 8
The registration deadline for applications for CAS Exams 3, 5, 7, and 8 to reach the CAS Office is March 15, 2007.
March 22, 2007—Exam 1
The registration deadline for applications for Exam 1/P to reach Preliminary Actuarial Examinations is March 22, 2007.
April 2, 2007—Exams 2 and 4
The registration deadline for applications for preliminary Exams 2/FM and 4/C to reach Preliminary Actuarial Examinations is April 2, 2007.
Late registrations will NOT be accepted. No exceptions will be made. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. If candidates rely solely on their accounting departments to ensure timely registration, there may be problems. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that the application is received by the stated deadline.
If you do not receive an acknowledgment of your examination registration by March 5, 2007, please contact the CAS Office or your accounting department to ensure that the application reached the CAS Office.
New Refund Deadlines
A new policy for refunds has been implemented.
Update to the CAS 2007 Syllabus
The most recent updates to the 2007 Syllabus of Basic Education are available online.
|Exam 5 Insert||
Exam 5 will contain a copy of the ISO Personal Automobile Manual and the ISO Personal Automobile Policy.
The Examinations Committee has posted an article discussing changes in the CAS Examinations on the CAS Web Site.
|Arrival & Departure||
Candidates should arrive at the examination center at least 45 minutes before the examination is scheduled to begin. Candidates may not leave the examination room until two hours after the start of the examination. Candidates may not leave during the last 15 minutes of the examination.
|New Reading Time||
For Exams 3, 5, 7, and 8, a 15-minute reading period will be given immediately prior to the start of the exam. The reading period will begin at the published start time of the exam. After candidates have read the instructions, the proctor will give candidates 15 minutes to silently read the questions. Candidates may wish to use this time to ensure that they do not have a defective exam and to develop a strategy for which questions they will attempt first. Writing will NOT be permitted during this time and candidates will not be permitted to hold pens or pencils or use calculators. At the end of 15 minutes, the proctor will give the instruction for candidates to begin the exam. This will mark the beginning of the timed section of the exam.
|Things to Bring||
Rules regarding examination discipline are printed in the
Simple foam earplugs are allowed and must be checked in with the Supervisor upon entrance to the exam. The ability to hear all verbal instructions, including exam start and stop times is the responsibility of the candidates, regardless of the use of earplugs.
|Check your Status||
Candidates may view their education and examination status under "Verify Candidate Exam Status" in the "Admissions" section of the CAS Web Site. The data displayed will be updated after all grades for a sitting have been released and the list of passing candidate names has been posted. Subsequently, the data on the CAS Web Site will be updated periodically (approximately once a month). Please verify that credit is properly reflected for joint CAS/SOA Exams 1, 2, and 4 as well as VEE topics. Candidates may directly contact the CAS Office from the Web screen displaying their examination status. Please include your full name, date of birth, and address with any inquiry as well as the exam session you passed an exam.
|E-mail Study Groups||
E-mail study groups are available for candidates preparing for CAS examinations.
|Study Aids and Seminars||
Information on study aids and seminars is provided as part of this Notice in the "Admissions" section of the CAS Web Site. This information is provided as a convenience to CAS candidates. The CAS takes no responsibility for the accuracy or quality of the study aids and seminar announcements attached to this notice. (Click on the links below for more information.)