ACET Syllabus
Common Entrance Test Entrance Exam

ACET Syllabus 2017 | Syllabus for ACET | ACET Exam Syllabus

ACET 2017 Syllabus | ACET Syllabus | ACET Exam 2017 Syllabus

Institute of Actuaries of India has conducted ACET 2017 (Actuarial Common Entrance Test). The details of the ACET exam for 2017-18 have been decided by the Institute and announced publicly ACET December 2017 online registrations will start from July 20th 2017 at 03.00 pm and close on November 09th 2017 at 03.00 pm.

ACET Syllabus 2017

The syllabus will include the questions for:


Mathematics, Statistics and Data Interpretation having 55% of weightage and


English and Logical Reasoning having 45% of weightage

Please note:

  • ACET will now be conducted in 27 exam centres in India
  • ACET will be conducted in a single day with one slot
  • There would be negative marking for incorrect answers. The incorrect answer will deduct half of the weightage of marks

Syllabus for ACET 2017 Examination will include the following Topics

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • English
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logic

1) Mathematics

  1. Notation and standard functions, b) Numerical Methods, c) Algebra, d) Differentiation, e) Integration, f) Vectors, g) Matrices.

2) Statistics

  1. Permutations and combinations
  2. Types of data: Statistical diagrams, bar chart, histogram, dot plot, stem-and-leaf, boxplot
  3. Measures of location: mean, median, mode
  4. Measures of spread: range, interquartile range, standard deviation, variance, Skewness
  5. Probabilities: basic rules of probabilities
  6. Advanced probabilities: tree diagrams, conditional probabilities
  7. Discrete random variables: definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
  8. Continuous random variables: definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
  9. Discrete distributions: discrete uniform, Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson
  10. Continuous distributions: continuous uniform, exponential, the normal distribution
  11. Correlation: scatter plots, covariance, correlation coefficient
  12. Regression

3) English

  1. Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
  2. English Usage or Grammar
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Cloze Passage
  6. Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  7. Jumbled Paragraph
  8. Meaning-Usage Match
  9. Summary Questions
  10. Verbal Reasoning
  11. Facts / Inferences / Judgements
  12. 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 test 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.

  1. Tables
  2. Column Graphs
  3. Bar Graphs
  4. Line Charts
  5. Pie Chart
  6. Venn Diagrams
  7. Caselets

Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

5) Logical Reasoning

  1. Number and Letter Series
  2. Calendars
  3. Clocks
  4. Cubes
  5. Venn Diagrams
  6. Binary Logic
  7. Seating Arrangement
  8. Logical Sequence
  9. Logical Matching
  10. Logical Connectives
  11. Syllogism
  12. Blood Relations

Also See: 

Get Latest Updates via SMS & Email by entering..