CT3 EXAM TIPS

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– Don’t Omit any part but give more stress on those chapter which constitute major part of 100 marks exam. At least one medium or big question is expected from chapter 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Chapter 6-7 and 11-12 may have a combined question. Question from chapter 13 and 14 are generally scoring.

– Small question (2-5 marks) may add up to at least 30-35 marks.

– Most of the formulas are available in tables, you just need to know where and how to apply those.

– Thoroughly Solve Question Bank and X series along with past exam papers (minimum past 5 years paper). Don’t just go through, sit and solve them even if you feel it is easy, or else you may go blank during exam due to lack of practice.
– Revision notes will be helpful too.
– Question will always not be straight forward, so if you encounter any tricky question in past papers kindly try to understand the methodology used to solve such questions. At least 20 marks will be tricky.
– As soon as you receive the question paper, go through it and try to attempt those questions first which you are good at. Paper is generally lengthy making it difficult to complete in 3 hours time. Preferably attempt small question later.
– Get used to Actuarial Tables. Many formulas are in available in actuarial table.
– If you attempt more than 80 marks of paper confidently then you have a good chances of passing. Don’t get demotivated if you can’t complete full paper. Manage time effectively. Remember 1 mark = 1.8 Minute of exam time!
Type of question generally vary a lot in Indian CT3 Exam. Kindly solve more and more past papers to increase your chances of passing.
You may ask any specific question in comments section.
These are personal observation, there is no golden rule in Actuarial Exams. if you find it helpful, kindly share. Good luck!