Exam P: Probability

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Exam P is a three–hour multiple–choice examination and is offered via computer–based testing (CBT).

Computer Based Testing is a Two Step Process:

  • STEP 1: Register with the Society of Actuaries by the deadline date
  • NEXT – Wait 3-5 business days to receive 2nd email – Letter of Confirmation c
  • STEP 2: Schedule a seat at a Prometric Center

The syllabus for Exam P develops the candidate's knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk. The application of these tools to problems encountered in actuarial science is emphasized. A thorough command of the supporting calculus is assumed. Additionally, a very basic knowledge of insurance and risk management is assumed.


Recognized by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

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