Syllabus of Basic Education
The purpose of the syllabus for this examination is to develop knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk. The application of these tools to problems encountered in actuarial science is emphasized. A thorough command of the supporting calculus is assumed. Additionally, a very basic knowledge of insurance and risk management is assumed.
Registration, Dates & Fees
Registration Dates and Fees depend on which exam candidates are taking and with which of the organizations. Please visit the invidual websites of the organizations for details on dates and fees:
- Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (U.K.)
- Actuaries Institute (Australia)
- Institute of Actuaries of India
- Society of Actuaries
- Actuarial Society of South Africa
The CAS recognizes the preliminary examinations sponsored by the China Association of Actuaries (CAA). Credit will be granted for examinations passed or waived as a cohort for CAA exams A1, A2, A3, A4, and A7.
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