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The Academy of Life Underwriting offers a series of examinations to the life insurance professional to develop their skills in life insurance risk assessment. Successful completion of the full exam series, together with a number of courses offered by the Academy's educational partners, leads a student to the Fellow, Academy of Life Underwriting (FALU) designation.

Registration for the October 2022 ALU 101 Exam is now closed. Examinations will be administered on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, local time. All examinations are written in English. Each examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, each with a value of 1 point, in addition to three demographic questions that will not be scored. All questions are based upon material listed in the reading syllabus. Registration for the April 2023 ALU exams will open on Wednesday, October 19th.

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • October 18, 2022 - ALU examinations written 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, local time. All examinations must be written at this time.
  • October 19, 2022 Registration opens for April 2023 ALU Exams
  • December 1, 2022 - Announcement of October 2022 examination results
  • February 1, 2023 - Deadline to register for April 2023 exams without a late fee
  • March 1, 2023 - Deadline to register for April 2023 exams with a late fee
  • April 11, 2023 - ALU examinations written 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, local time. All examinations must be written at this time.

Sample Test Questions