Institute of Actuarial Science and Quantitative Studies (IAQS) conducts Quantitative Aptitude Test (QAT) Exam for admission in bachelor courses in actuarial science and Quantitative Finance. The exam will be held every Saturday from May 25, 2020. It is held in online mode from the centers allocated by the institute. Students need to apply online by registering with the necessary details and filling up the application form. The exam fee is Rs 1000. Students need a minimum of 50% marks to pass the exam. 

The main objective of QAT is to ensure that students from all disciplines, boards, and backgrounds get an equal chance and there is no bias in the institute’s admission process. 

QAT 2020 Highlights

Exam For Institute of Actuarial Science and Quantitative Studies (IAQS)
Entrance Test mode Online (held every Saturday)
Start Date April 4, 2020
End Date June 6, 2020
Course Level Bachelors

QAT 2020 Exam Eligibility

Students appearing for the Institute of Actuarial Science and Quantitative Studies QAT exam should have completed a 10+2 level of study from any recognized board with Mathematics and English as a subject in the course.

QAT 2020 Exam Application Process

The student needs to register for the QAT - Quantitative Aptitude Test and only then the student can appear for the same.

The link to the registration is:

Steps to Register

In order to sit for the QAT Exam, students need to register online and fill up the application form along with the application fees. Here are the steps you can follow to successfully register for the QAT exam:

  1. Go to the official website of Institute of Actuarial and Quantitative Studies (
  2. Go to the QAT tab
  3. A page with the details of the QAT Entrance exam along with the link to register will appear.
  4. Open the link and fill up the necessary details. 
  5. Click on Proceed and your account will be created.
  6. Then click on the application process and fill-up the form according to the details asked.

Details Required for registration

  • Name
  • Email ID
  • Password
  • Phone number
  • Source from where you have come to know about the institute

QAT 2020 Exam Duration

QAT Exam is held online from various centers marked by the university. The total duration of the exam is 2 Hrs or 120 mins. The number of questions you will have to attend is 70. So, the average time allotted per question is approximately 1min 70 secs. 

QAT 2020 Exam Pattern Details

  • QAT Exam tests you on your Mathematics and Statistics and English skills. 
  • The test is divided into two sections, Mathematics and Statistics (70%) and English (30%). 
  • The Full mark is 100marks.
  • There are 30 questions of 2 marks each and 40 questions of 1 marks each.
  • There is a negative marking of 25% for every wrong answer.
  • The minimum passing score is 50%.

QAT 2020 Exam Syllabus

QAT Exam tests you on your Statistics, Mathematics and English knowledge. The syllabus is mainly based on 11-12 standard. The subject wise topics that you need to cover are given below

Subject Topics in the syllabus
Mathematics Set Relations and Functions
Sequence and Series
Derivatives and Integration
Limit and Continuity
Statistics Permutation and Combination
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Random Variable
Discrete Probability Distribution
English Tenses and Types of Sentences
Clauses, Voice and Reported Speech
Uses of ‘to’ and ‘enough’
Modal Auxiliaries, Articles and prepositions
Linking words
Word formation
Synonyms and antonyms
Sentence Correction

QAT 2020 Exam Fees

To apply for the QAT Exam, students need to register and submit the application form along with the exam fees. The exam fees are Rs 1000. The exam fees is non refundable. Students unable to pass the test or get admission in the institute will not be refunded the exam fees.

QAT 2020 Result and Selection Process

The score will be available in the student login immediately after appearing for QAT. After appearing for QAT (irrespective of the result), the student is eligible for the personal interview. The minimum passing score is 50%. 


Ques. Is there any flexible payment option for the fees?

Ans. The fees can be paid online through debit cards or net banking.

Ques. What is the weightage criteria of QAT?

Ans. QAT tests your skills in statistics, mathematics and english. The weightage criteria is

Statistics and Mathematics: 70%
English: 30%

Ques. What is the mark required to pass QAT exam?

Ans. To pass QAT exam, you need a minimum of 50%.