About ACET 2019

Actuarial Common Entrance Test (ACET) is conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India thrice in a year to screen students for admissions to the courses offered by the Institute. ACET was conducted on September 14, 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm across 24 exam cities in the country. The result for the September 14 edition of ACET 2019 has been announced on September 21, 2019. ACET result is valid for a period of three years from the date of declaration of the result. Candidates who cleared ACET 2019 are eligible to apply for the IAI membership to apply and pursue the actuarial courses. It may be noted that the application process for the September 14, 2019 edition of ACET 2019 began on July 16, 2019 and the last date of registration was extended from August 16 to August 30, 2019. The admit card for the exam was available from September 4 for online download using the ACET login ID provided to the candidates. 

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: 3 times a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Institute of Actuaries of India
Duration 3 Hours

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ACET Sep 2019 Important Dates

ACET (Session Sep 2019)

Past Dates and Events

21 Sep, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

14 Sep, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

04 Sep, 2019 - 14 Sep, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

16 Jul, 2019 - 30 Aug, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

ACET (Session Jun 2019)

Past Dates and Events

04 Jul, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

15 Jun, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

01 Jun, 2019 - 15 Jun, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

20 Feb, 2019 - 30 Apr, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

ACET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

ACET Eligibility Criteria is the minimum qualifications required from a student to be able to appear for the entrance test and avail admissions. ACET is the entrance exam for the programmes conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India. The eligibility criteria to appear for ACET 2019 is 

  • Candidates must have appeared in 10+2 examination or an equivalent examination.
  • They must have studied English as one of the subjects at 10 + 2 level. 
  • Candidates who are pursuing their graduation or education at higher levels like engineering students or professionals, chartered and cost accountants, company secretaries, management graduates, degree holders in mathematical and statistical sciences etc are also eligible to appear for the exam
  • Candidates who are working are also eligible.
  • Candidates with qualifications in Mathematical subjects are also eligible

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

ACET Application form is made available in online mode at the official website of IAI. Candidates have to register and pay the requisite fee for appearing in the ACET examination. The steps to fill the ACET application form 2019 is as follows:

Step 1: Registration - Candidates must register on the official website. The registration window will be open within the specified dates only. Click here to register. Candidates will receive a validation mail from the institute which has to be used to go further in the application process.

Step 2: Upload photograph and enter personal details - Candidates must upload their recent passport size colour photograph (4.5 cm length x 3.5 cm width). The photo resolution should be 150px *150px with the size not more than 1MB to be saved only in (.png, .jpg, .bmp, .jpeg, .gif, .raw) format. A confirmation mail will be sent in case there are discrepancies in the photograph uploaded. 

Candidates will also be required to enter their personal and academic details.

Step 3: Selection of Exam City - Candidates must select their preferred exam city from the given drop-down list of 24 cities. The exact address of the exam centre for ACET will be available in the admit card only. Candidates are advised to choose wisely as change of exam centre at a later stage is not permitted. 

Step 4: Payment of application fees - Candidates must place Rs 3000 online as fees to write ACET 2019. Payment can be made by Debit or Credit Card or Internet Banking.

Step 5: Submission and Confirmation - After submission of the application form of ACET 2019, candidates can download the Welcome Kit of one Sample Question Paper, Indicative Solution from their login.

In case candidates don't receive the confirmation mail, they should get in touch at [email protected] or call at 022-62433333

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, SC, OBC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 3000
General, ST, SC, OBC PWD Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 3000

Student Appearing Vs Seat Available

Year Student Appeared Seats Available
Sep 2019 1083 None
Notation and standard functions
Numerical methods
Permutations and combinations
Types of data
Measures of location
Measures of spread
Advanced probabilities
Discrete random variables
Continuous random variables
Discrete distributions
Continuous distributions
Verbal reasoning
Data interpretation
Column graphs
Bar graphs
Line charts
Pie chart
Venn diagrams
Logical reasoning
Number and letter series
Venn diagrams
Binary logic
Seating arrangement
Logical sequence
Logical matching
Logical connectives
Blood relations

ACET 2019 Exam Pattern

ACET exam pattern has been announced by IAI. Candidates can use the exam pattern to know details about the entrance exam like duration, number of questions, type of questions etc that may aid them to prepare well for the exam.

The ACET exam pattern is as follows

3 hours
Total marks
Total number of questions
45 questions – 1 mark each
 20 questions – 2 marks each
 05 questions – 3 marks each
Section-I Mathematics, Statistics and Data Interpretation having 55% of weightage
Section-II English and Logical Reasoning having 45% of weightage.

ACET Admit Card 2019 is available online for download for prospective ACET 2019 candidates. Candidates are required to download the admit card using their login credentials - email Id and password. The admit card must be carried to the exam along with a valid photo ID. Students in class 12 must carry their college ID or class 12 hall ticket duly attested to the exam hall. 

Candidates are also allowed to carry a scientific calculator of the following models only

  • Casio FX82 (ES/MS) (with or without any suffix) 
  • Casio FX83 (ES/MS) (with or without any suffix) 
  • Casio FX85 (ES/MS) (with or without any suffix) 
  • Sharp EL531 (with or without any prefix or suffix) 
  • Texas Instruments BA II Plus (with or without any suffix) 
  • Texas Instruments TI-30 (with or without any suffix) 
  • Hewlett Packard HP12c (with or without any suffix)  

Candidates are advised to check the details on the admit card of ACET after downloading to correct any discrepancies.

ACET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Maharashtra Mumbai
Delhi Delhi
West Bengal Kolkata
Karnataka Bengaluru
Haryana Gurgaon
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Rajasthan Jaipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Jharkhand Ranchi
Kerala Kochi
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Bihar Patna
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam(Vizag)
Assam Guwahati
Chhattisgarh Raipur

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Valid photo id
  • Class 12 hall ticket or college id duly attested (only for class 12 students)

IAI announces the ACET result in online mode with individual result to be accessed through login. IAI announces the result of ACET in the form of a pdf as well where the details of the candidates who have passed the exam are given. The result has been declared as pass or fail for each candidate who appeared for the exam. 

Candidates who have qualified in ACET 2019 must thereafter apply for admission for the programmes in the order suggested or as per their preference.

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