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Actuarial Societies including IfoA, IAI, SOA and CAS

SOA declares Actuarial exams to be computer based testing (CBT)

SOA declares Actuarial exams to be computer-based testing (CBT)

June 5, 2020

Big News! Same like IFOA, SOA would be also be moving to computer-based testing (CBT) approach for all examinations beginning from the autumn 2020 written-answer exam administration. Candidates will need to take their exams at a Prometric testing facility. NOTE: This change only impacts students …

IFoA September 2020 Examinations Update

May 27, 2020

The IFoA recently moved from centre-based examinations to online delivery in April during unprecedented global circumstances.As per the IFoA, this move to online examinations was successful, with over 10,000 exams sat and candidates reporting high levels of satisfaction via their April 2020 Post-Examinations survey.  IFoA …


All about Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) by SOA

May 5, 2020

Introduction to Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) VEE is a process by which candidates can earn credits based upon the validation of education background in particular areas such as Economics, Corporate Finance or Accounting & Finance and Applied Statistics or Mathematical Statistic. In order to …

actuarial failure

FAIL. How to overcome failure in actuarial!

July 3, 2019

Actuarial Failure. Can you tell me one successful person, who got successful without facing failure in life? If everyone fails, will that be considered as failure or step in learning. If everyone goes through failure before becoming successful then a failure should be embraced, isn’t …

Personal and Professional Development (PPD) IfoA Requirements

PPD Personal and Professional Development: Road ahead for actuarial development

January 26, 2019

Personal and Professional Development (PPD) is a key component of the IFoA actuarial qualifications. To become an Associate or Fellow Actuary you need to successfully complete PPD as well as the IFoA examinations and professionalism components. PPD allows you to demonstrate how you have applied …

CM1 Core Mathematics 1: First Milestone of New Curriculum

November 27, 2018

Actuarial Core Mathematics 1 (CM1) forms the core for classical actuarial expertise. It is one of the most interesting subjects and practical subjects with wide applicability. It provides students with essential knowledge by teaching the pricing of different financial products and life insurance contract. Actuarial …

Sunil Sharma, IAI president from Kotak Life

The Institute of Actuaries of India elects Sunil Sharma as its President

October 4, 2018

The Council of The Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) in its council meeting held on 22nd September, 2018 elected Sunil Sharma as its new President. He will serve a two year term as the President of IAI. Sunil Sharma is currently the Chief Actuary and the Chief Risk Officer for Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company India Ltd (Kotak Life).