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Exam LTAM: Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics

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The LTAM exam will consist of four hours of multiple-choice and written answer questions. A 15 minute read-through time will be given prior to the start of the exam. No writing is allowed during the read-through time.

The syllabus for Exam LTAM develops 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) and interest theory (as covered in Exam FM) is assumed.


Recognized by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

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Important Dates and Fees

  • Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics Exam
  • Spring 2020 Date: Friday, July 17, 2020
    Time: 8:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    (Includes 15 minute read-through time)
    Spring 2020 Registration Deadline: Short Registration Window from Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to Tuesday, May 26, 2020 (Registration closes at midnight U.S. Central Time.)
  • Fall 2020 Date: Friday, October 23, 2020  
    Time: 8:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. (Includes 15 minute read-through time)
    Fall 2020 Registration Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020
    (Registration closes at midnight U.S. Central Time.)
  • Fees

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