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CAS Syllabus of Basic Education

Exam 5—Basic Techniques for Ratemaking and Estimating Claim Liabilities

The syllabus for this four-hour exam is defined in the form of learning objectives, knowledge statements, and readings. The exam will be based on these learning objectives and supporting knowledge statements. The exam will test not only the candidate's knowledge of the subject matter, but also the candidate's ability to apply that knowledge.

Registration, Dates & Fees

Exam 5 is scheduled for April 27 and October 26, 2015. The registration deadline for April 2015 is March 5. The registration deadline for October 2015 is September 3.

The fee for Exam 5 is $625 ($500 for full-time students).

For other fees, such as cancellation, changing your exam center, or rescheduling, see the Exam Rules section. An Electronic Signature Authorization Form (ESAF) is required for online exam registration.

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Exam Rules

Exam 5 is subject to the same Exam Rules as other CAS-administered exams (Exams LC, ST and 5-9).

Preparation for Exam 5

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