Actuarial Common Entrance Test (ACET) 2017

Information about ACET

National Level Exam
  • ACET 2017
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Pattern
  • Actuarial Science
  • Syllabus
    Apr 1 2017 12:00AM - Apr 1 2017 12:00AM
    Jan 4 2017 12:00AM - Feb 28 2017 12:00AM
    Apr 22 2017 12:00AM

ACET - Syllabus


 1) Mathematics:
a) Notation and standard functions
b) Numerical Methods
c) Algebra
d) Differentiation
e) Integration
f) Vectors
g) Matrices


2) Statistics:
a) Permutations and combinations
b) Types of data - Statistical diagrams, bar chart, histogram, dot plot, stem-and-leaf, boxplot
c) Measures of location - mean, median, mode
d) Measures of spread - range, interquartile range, standard deviation, variance, Skewness
e) Probabilities - basic rules of probabilities
f) Advanced probabilities - tree diagrams, conditional probabilities
g) Discrete random variables - definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
h) Continuous random variables - definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
i) Discrete distributions - discrete uniform, Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson
j) Continuous distributions - continuous uniform, exponential, the normal distribution
k) Correlation - scatter plots, covariance, correlation coefficient
l) Regression
3) English:
a) Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
b) English Usage or Grammar
c) Sentence Correction
d) Fill in the blanks
e) Cloze Passage
f) Analogies or Reverse Analogies
g) Jumbled Paragraph
h) Meaning-Usage Match
i) Summary Questions
j) Verbal Reasoning
k) Facts / Inferences / Judgements
l) Reading Comprehension
Vocabulary: Vocabulary questions test the candidate’s knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words, etc.
Grammar: Grammar-based questions test the candidate’s ability to spot and correct grammatical errors. It should generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers, parellel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles, prepositions, etc.


Verbal Reasoning: Verbal reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate’s ability to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words or sentences.


4) Data Interpretation:
Data is given in form of tables, charts and graphs. In this section it is tested that how can you interpret the given data and answers the questions based on it.
a) Tables
b) Column Graphs
c) Bar Graphs
d) Line Charts
e) Pie Chart
f) Venn Diagrams
g) Caselets
5) Logical Reasoning
a) Number and Letter Series
b) Calendars
c) Clocks
d) Cubes
e) Venn Diagrams
f) Binary Logic
g) Seating Arrangement
h) Logical Sequence
i) Logical Matching
j) Logical Connectives
k) Syllogism
l) Blood Relations