Exam ALTAM–Advanced Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics

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The ALTAM Exam is a three-hour exam consisting of 60 points of written-answer questions. The exam will be taken at Prometric testing centers. The questions will be displayed on the computer and answered in a paper answer booklet to be provided and collected by Prometric. Candidates will be provided with a scratchpad. Paper versions of the exam and tables will not be provided.

The syllabus for Exam ALTAM continues to develop the candidate's knowledge of the theoretical basis of contingent payment models and the application of those models to insurance and other financial risks. A thorough knowledge of calculus, probability (as covered in Exam P), mathematical statistics (as covered in VEE Mathematical Statistics) interest theory (as covered in Exam FM), and the fundamentals of long-term actuarial mathematics (as covered in FAM) is assumed.

Enhanced Computer Based Scheduling:

  • STEP 1: Register with the Society of Actuaries by the exam deadline date
  • STEP 2: Receive emailed Acknowledgement/Receipt, wait 1 hour, schedule a seat at a Prometric Center

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