Spring & Fall 2018 SOA Exam Dates

The SOA has released their exam dates for 2018.

Please Note: The SOA Preliminary Exams are changing in 2018. Visit the SOA’s Curriculum Changes page to learn about changes to the ASA and CERA requirements that will take effect in 2018, including timing and transition rules.

Source: SOA Computer Based Testing (CBT) Schedule & SOA Fall 2017 Exam Schedule

Exam P, Probability

2018 Jan. March May July Sept. Nov.
Registration Deadline Dec. 5, 2017 Feb. 6 April 3 June 5 Aug. 7 Oct. 2
Paper & Pencil dates* Jan. 5 None May 8 None Sept. 14 None
CBT Dates Jan. 5 – 16 March 16 – 27 May 8 – 19 July 12 – 23 Sept. 14 – 25 Nov. 3 – 14
CBT in Quebec City None March 16 None None None None

 

Exam FM, Financial Mathematics

2018 Feb. April June Aug. Oct. Dec.
Registration Deadline Jan. 9 March 6 May 1 June 26 Sept. 5 Oct. 30
Paper & Pencil dates* Feb. 13 None June 7 None Oct. 11 None
CBT Dates Feb. 13 – 24 April 12 – 23 June 7 – 18 Aug. 2 – 13 Oct. 11 – 22 Dec. 4 – 15
CBT in Quebec City None None None None Oct. 11 None

 

Exam MFE, Models for Financial Economics – July 1, 2018 Exam IFM, Investment and Financial Markets

2018 March MFE July IFM Nov. IFM
Registration Deadline Feb. 6 May 30 Oct. 9
Paper & Pencil dates* March 9 July 5 Nov. 15
CBT Dates March 9 – 15 July 5 – 11 Nov. 15 – 21
CBT in Quebec City March 16 None None

 

Exam C, Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models – July 1, 2018 Exam STAM, Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics

2018 Feb. C June C Oct. STAM
Registration Deadline Jan. 3 May 8 Aug. 21
Paper & Pencil dates* Feb. 6 June 19 Oct. 4
CBT Dates Feb. 6 – 12 June 19 – 25 Oct. 4 – 10
CBT in Quebec City None None Oct. 11

 

Exam SRM, Statistics for Risk Modeling

2018 Sept.
Registration Deadline July 31
Paper & Pencil dates* Sept. 6
CBT Dates Sept. 6 – 12

Exam MLC, Models for Life Contingencies: Friday, April 27, 2018

Exam LTAM: Friday, October 26, 2018

FSA Core Exams: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 & Tuesday October 30, 2018
Including: CFEFD (Foundations of CFE Exam), QFICORE: (QFI Core Exam), ILALP (ILA Life Pricing Exam), RETFRC (Retirement Funding & Regulation Exam – Canada), GHCORU (Group & Health Core Exam – US), GHCORC (Group & Health Core Exam – Canada), (GIIRR: Introduction to Ratemaking & Reserving Exam)

FSA Advanced Exams: Thursday, May 3 2018 & Thursday, November 1, 2018
Including: CFESDM: Strategic Decision Making Exam, QFIADV: QFI Advanced Exam, ILALFVU: Life Finance & Valuation Exam – US, ILALFVC: Life Finance & Valuation Exam – Canada, RETDAU: Retirement Design & Accounting Exam – US, RETDAC: Retirement Design & Accounting Exam – Canada, GHADV: Group & Health Advanced Exam, GIFREU: Financial and Regulatory Environment Exam – US

ERM (Enterprise Risk Management): Tuesday, May 1 & Tuesday, October 30, 2018

FSA Specialty Exams: Tuesday, May 1 & Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Including: RETRPIRM (Retirement Plan Investment and Risk Management Exam), QFIIRM (QFI Investment Risk Management Exam), ILALRM (Life Risk Management Exam), GHSPC (Group & Health Specialty Exam),GIADV (Advanced Topics in General Insurance Exam)

EA-1 Exam: Tuesday, May 8

EA-2, Segment L Exam: Tuesday, May 8

EA-2, Segment F Exam: Tuesday, November 6

Exam GIINT, Introduction to General Insurance

2018 Feb. May Aug. Nov.
Registration Deadline Jan. 9 April 10 July 10 Oct. 9
Paper & Pencil dates* Feb. 6 May 8 Aug. 7 Nov. 6
CBT Dates Feb. 6 – 8 May 8 – 10 Aug. 7 – 9 Nov. 6 – 8