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Results of Appeals for Fall 2011 Exams

07/06/2012 —

The CAS Examination Committee has completed its review of appeals submitted for Fall 2011 Exam 6-Canada, Exam 6-U.S., and Exam 8.

The Examination Committee reviewed appeal letters from 112 candidates and mailed individual responses to those who took the time to appeal. Candidates whose grades were changed from "Fail" to "Pass" by the review have also been contacted by phone.

Exam 6-Canada

Sixteen candidates submitted appeals for solutions to specific test questions or their subparts. Acceptable alternative solutions affected nine questions or their subparts. Responses to the nine test items were re-graded to include the new alternative answers. As a result of the re-grading, additional points were awarded. Of those with changed raw scores, two candidates had sufficient points to change their final grade from "Fail" to "Pass."

Exam 6-U.S.

Fifty-nine candidates submitted appeals for solutions to specific test questions or their subparts. Acceptable alternative solutions affected one question. Responses to the question were re-graded to include the new alternative answer. As a result of the re-grading, additional points were awarded. Of those with changed raw scores, six candidates had sufficient points to change their final grade from "Fail" to "Pass."

Exam 8

Thirty-seven candidates submitted appeals for solutions to specific test questions or their subparts. Acceptable alternative solutions affected three questions or their subparts. Responses to the three test items were re-graded to include the new alternative answers. As a result of the re-grading, additional points were awarded. Of those with changed raw scores, two candidates had sufficient points to change their final grade from "Fail" to "Pass."

New Fellows and Associates

As a result of the re-grading done in conjunction with the appeals process, three candidates are eligible to become Associate members of the CAS and one Associate has become a Fellow.

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