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ACET Exam Pattern 2021

Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 14 Oct, 2021 19:15

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ACET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates eligible for the test must check the exam pattern of ACET 2021 so that they can plan their preparation strategy, accordingly. Candidates who are aspiring for a bright career as an Actuary will have to pay utmost attention to the ACET, as it is a gateway for the admission in Actuary course offered by IAI. In order to help the aspirants appearing for the ACET 2021, we have explained the exam pattern of the same in a simple manner. Check the exam pattern of ACTET 2021 here. 

Highlights of ACET 2021 Exam Pattern

The major highlights of ACET exam pattern 2021 can be checked below -

Duration of ACET Exam

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Mode of Exam

Computer-Based Test (Online Test)

FrequencyThrice a Year

Total Marks


Total No. Of Questions


Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple-Choice Questions)

Distribution of Weightage Amongst Questions

45 Questions - 1 Mark Each

20 Questions - 2 Marks Each

05 Questions - 3 Marks Each

ACET 2021 Subject Wise Exam Pattern

The subject wise exam pattern of ACET 2021 is as follows -

Name of the Subject






Data Interpretation




Logical Reasoning



100 Marks

Negative Marks

No Negative Marking

ACET 2021 Passing Mark

Candidates will have to score a minimum pass mark of 50% of marks in ACET 2021 to be eligible for the admission in Actuary course of IAI.

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Related Questions

What should I use for preparation of ACET exam

-bhargav mircheyUpdated on September 28, 2020 02:38 PM
  • 1 Answer
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

If you would like to know how to prepare for the ACET Exam, visit our ACET Exam page on our official website. For preparation click on the link mentioned below:-

How to Prepare for ACET Exam

Best Books for ACET

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You are advised to pick a book that covers all the topics mentioned for the ACET Syllabus so that no Syllabus is skipped.

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FAQs about IAI ACET Exam Pattern

Is there any negative marking in ACET 2020?

No. There is no negative marking in ACET.

Is the ACET exam conducted in offline mode?

No. ACET exam is only conducted in online mode.

What is the mode of ACET exam?

The mode of ACET exam is Computer-Based Test (CBT).

What is the pass mark of ACET?

The pass mark of ACET exam is 50%.

How many subjects are there in ACET exam?

ACET exam is conducted in five subjects viz., Mathematics, Statistics, Data Interpretation, English and Logical Reasoning.

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