Syllabus of Basic Education
Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models Exam
The syllabus provides an introduction to modeling and covers important actuarial methods that are useful in modeling. A thorough knowledge of calculus and probability is assumed.
The candidate will be introduced to useful frequency and severity models beyond those covered in the Financial Economics and Life Contingencies Exams. The candidate will be required to understand the steps involved in the modeling process and how to carry out these steps in solving business problems.
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 also recognizes the exam waivers granted by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries University Accreditation Program for Exams 2, 3F, and 4.
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.
Exam Rules and Regulation for 2018 exams.
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