These past exam papers have been provided to show the broad scope of the CA2 online exam

The solutions demonstrate the standard that is required for a good pass, though they are not perfect and other approaches are acceptable

You can find the Syllabus for Subject CA2 at the end of this page.

We have also provided a list of books and suggested reading that may be helpful in your preparation for Subject CA2.

CA2 exam papers and examiners' reports

September 2017
Paper 1: Build a model and provide a clear audit trail
Exam paper Data for candidates: no separate data file was required for this exam paper
Paper 2: Analyse, interpret and summarise a given model
Exam paper Model for candidates [excel]
April 2017
Examiners' report. Papers 1 and 2
Paper 1: Build a model and provide a clear audit trail
Exam paper Data for candidates: no separate data file was required for this exam paper
Sample solution: model [excel] Sample solution: audit trail
Paper 2: Analyse, interpret and summarise a given model
Exam paper Model for candidates [excel]
Sample solution: model [excel] Sample solution: summary

Older exams

September 2016 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
May 2016 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
February 2016 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
November 2015 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
September 2015 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
May 2015 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
March 2015 Exam papers, examiners' report and sample solutions (zip file)
Specimen papers for the 2015 new format exams Exam papers, and sample solutions (zip file)

Old format CA2 exams, sat until February 2015

An additional worked example of a past exam paper, S01: Cohortico, can be found in the Guide to CA2. This was previously used during the CA2 preparation work, to illustrate key aspects of the exam.

Auctioneers Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
Rabbit populations Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
Banana distribution Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
A cat's lives Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
Mobile phone contracts Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
Greyhound racing Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)
Assurance premiums Instructions for candidates, and sample solutions (zip file)

Syllabus for CA2

Syllabus for CA2 (2017) Subject CA2. Syllabus for the 2017 exams
Changes to the syllabus and core reading for the 2017 exams
Syllabus for CA2 (2018) Subject CA2. Syllabus for the 2018 exams
Changes to the syllabus and core reading for the 2018 exams

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