CAS SYLLABUS OF BASIC EDUCATION
Exam 8—Advanced Ratemaking
The syllabus for this four-hour exam is defined in the form of learning objectives, knowledge statements, and readings. The CAS will test the candidate's knowledge of topics that are presented in the learning objectives.
Registration, Dates & Fees
Exam 8 is scheduled for October 28, 2015. The registration deadline is September 3, 2015.
The fee for Exam 8 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 8 is subject to the same exam rules as other CAS-administered exams (Exams LC, ST, S and 5-9).
Preparation for Exam 8
- October 2015 Syllabus**
- Complete Text References
- Download a Complete PDF of all Online Text References [PDF] - This file is 27 MB. It may take time to download.
** Starting with the 2014 Syllabus, all text references marked as Online Publications will be available on a web page instead of imbedded in the PDF.
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