B.S. Abdur Rahman University,
Seethakathi Estate,
Chennai -600048.
Phone :+91-44-22751347,48,50,75

Programmes Approved

Programmes Offered


Downloads (curriculum & syllabi) 
1 M.Sc. Actuarial Science(Updated till June 2016) Click Here
Ph.D Mathematics


Duration of the Programme

The duration of the M.Sc (Actuarial Science) programme shall be period of two years over four semesters. The programme comes to an end as and when the candidate earns a minimum prescribed credit range of 74 to 80. The maximum time limit within which the student has to complete the course is four years from the date of registration for the programme.



Any Degree with Mathematics / Statistics as one of the subject of study.

Programme Contents

Core Courses

Financial Mathematics / Probability and Mathematical Statistics / Micro Economics / Regression and Time series Analysis/ Principles of Insurance / SPSS Lab / Risk Neutral Valuation: Pricing and Hedging derivatives / Life Contingencies / Financial reporting and Accounting / Stochastic Models / Macro Economics / MINITAB Lab/ Joint Life and Pension Techniques / Financial Investment / Statistical Methods in Actuarial Science / Survival Models

Elective Courses

Financial Management of Life Office / Islamic Investments / Corporate Finance / Financial Markets / Islamic asset and Fund Management / Portfolio and Credit Risk Management


Scope for Employment


  • There is enormous job opportunity for Acturaies in Insurance and Financial sectors. There are more than 100 Insurance companies and so many Financial Companies which provides job opportunities to qualified actuaries in India.
  • At present, an actuary’s skills are used in fields such as pension, investment, project management, banking, health care, financial management and corporate planning.
  • A recent study by US job portal carrercast.com (released by www.reuters.com on Jan 5, 2010) rates actuary as the top spot among the best jobs in USA for 2010.