SEBI Grade A

About SEBI Grade A Exam

  • Exam Dates
  • Job Profile
  • Salary Info
  • Exam Pattern
  • Eligibility
  • Vacancies
  • How to apply
  • Application Fee
  • Cutoff marks
  • Career Growth

SEBI Grade A: Important Dates

 

Below are the important dates regarding SEBI Grade A Exam 2020.

Events Dates
SEBI Grade A 2020 Notification 07th March 2020
SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online Start Date 07th March 2020
SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online Last Date 31st May 2020 (extended date)
SEBI Grade A Prelims Exam Date 2020 04th July 2020 (Revised date)
SEBI Grade A Mains Exam Date 2020 23rd August 2020 (Revised date)

SEBI Grade A Job Profile

 

A SEBI Grade A officer work profile consists of the below activities. This list is not exhaustive and the work profile can include many other activities as SEBI decides.

  • Inspection of Stock exchange Accounts and accounts of various traders.
  • Suspension of Security Tradings in a Stock Exchange when needed.
  • Identify and Investigate any malpractices within Securities Markets.
  • Acquisition and mergers –  You may be allotted with multiple responsibilities In the IT department.
  • Looking after the legal issues of the organization, and deal with matters related to market securities, indexes, commodities, etc.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Salary

Presently, for a SEBI Grade A Officer, the gross emolument, including SEBI’s Contribution towards National Pension Scheme (NPS), Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Family Allowance, Local Allowance etc. at Mumbai at the minimum of this scale is approx. Rs. 1,07,000/- p.m. without accommodation and Rs. 73,000/- p.m. with accommodation.

The pay scale of officers in Grade A is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years).

SEBI Grade A Officer Benefits:

Benefits of a SEBI Grade A officer include Leave Fare Concession, Medical Expenses, Eye Refraction, Education Allowance, Financial Dailies, Book Grant, Briefcase, Conveyance Expenses, House Cleaning Allowance, Staff Furnishing Scheme, Scheme for Purchasing Computers, Subsidized Lunch Facility, and all other benefits as admissible to a SEBI Grade A Officer.

Residential accommodation would be provided subject to availability.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern

SEBI Grade A Selection Process

The Selection Process for SEBI Grade A Officers (Assistant Manager) consists of 3 Phases –

  1. Phase I (Online Prelims Screening Examination)
  2. Phase II (Online Main Examination)
  3. Phase III (Interview)

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase 1

Phase I of SEBI Grade A exam has 2 papers. (Paper 1 & Paper 2)

Each paper has 100 questions for 100 marks.

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cutoff
Paper 1 All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects viz. General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning. 100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics. 100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream. 100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
  • This is an online computer-based objective test.
  • There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in both Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • You need to clear the Phase 1 exam with sufficient merit in order to get shortlisted for Phase-II examination.

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase II 

The Phase II of SEBI Grade A exam has 2 papers. (Paper 1 & Paper 2)

Each paper has 100 questions for 100 marks.

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cutoff Weightage
Paper 1 All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics. 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical) and Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream. 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
  • There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in both the papers.
  • There shall be a cut-off of a minimum 30% for Paper 1, and a cut-off of minimum 40% for Paper 2 in SEBI Phase II exam.

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase III Interview

Candidates who clear the Phase II with sufficient merit will be called for an Interview.

Candidates can opt to give interview either in English or Hindi.

SEBI Grade A Final Selection

SEBI Grade A final selection of the candidates will be based on the combined scores obtained by the candidates in Phase II Exam & Interview.

Marks Obtained by candidates in Phase II examination will carry a weightage of 85% while the weightage of the Interview will be 15%.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2020

 

SEBI Grade A Age Limit (as on 29.02.2020)

  • The maximum age limit is of 30 years, i.e. the candidate should not be born on or after 01st March 1990.

SEBI Grade A Upper Age limit relaxation

Category Relaxation
Other backward classes (OBC) Non-Creamy layer 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Service-men/Disabled Ex-Service-men 5 years
PWD (General) 10 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years

 

SEBI Grade A Educational Qualifications

Stream Educational Qualification
General Master’s Degree in any discipline
or Bachelors’ Degree in Law,
or Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering from a recognized university,
or CA / CFA / CS / Cost Accountant.
Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institute.
Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Electronics And Communication / Information Technology / Computer Science)

OR

Masters in Computers Application OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a postgraduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in Computers / Information Technology.

Engineering (Civil) Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University / Institute.
Engineering (Electrical) Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University / Institute.
Research Master’s Degree in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance) / Econometrics from a recognized University / Institute.
Official Language Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level

OR

Master’s Degree in Sanskrit / English / Economics / Commerce with Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s Degree level from a recognized University / Institute.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Vacancies 2020

 

Below is the detailed vacancy list of different SEBI Grade A posts notified in the SEBI Grade A notification 2020.

Sr. No. Post Vacancy
1. General 80
2. Legal 34
3. IT 22
4. Civil Engg 1
5. Electrical Engg 4
6. Research 5
7. Official language 1
Total 147

 

 

SEBI Grade A Apply Online 2020

 

Step by Step to apply online for SEBI Grade A Assistant Manager 2020 exam

  • Visit the official website of SEBI.
  • Find the “Apply online” link for SEBI Grade A 2020 on the Home page.
  • Click on the link “Apply Online”.
  • An Application form window will open in a new tab
  • Read all the instructions carefully before filling the SEBI Grade A application form
  • Fill up the application form carefully with your official details.
  • Upload a clear, scanned copy of the photograph along with your signature
  • Complete application fee payment through challan/SEBI Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card.
  • Take a print out of the application form and save it for future reference.

 

SEBI Grade A Application Fee

 

Below is the Application fees for SEBI Grade A exam 2020 for different categories:

Sr. No. Category Application Fees
1. SC/ ST/ PWD Rs 100/- (As intimation charges)
2. General/OBC/EWS Rs 1000/- (Application fees cum intimation charges)

SEBI Grade A Cutoff marks

 

SEBI Grade A Prelims Cut off 2020

Papers Cut off
Paper 1 30%
Paper 2 40%

SEBI Grade A Mains Cut off 2020

Papers Cut Off Weightage
Paper 1 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 (Legal, Engineering Stream) 40% 2/3rd
Paper 2 (Research Stream) 40% 2/3rd

 

 

SEBI Grade A Career Growth

 

Below is the Career growth ladder for SEBI Grade A Assistant Manager

  • Grade A Assistant Manager
  • Grade B Manager
  • Grade C Assistant General Manager
  • Grade D Deputy Manager
  • Grade E General Manager
  • Chief General Manager

 

A SEBI Grade A Officer can expect his first promotion to Grade B Manager after 3 years of service.

 

 

 

 

About SEBI Grade A Exam

SEBI Grade A: Important Dates

 

Below are the important dates regarding SEBI Grade A Exam 2020.

Events Dates
SEBI Grade A 2020 Notification 07th March 2020
SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online Start Date 07th March 2020
SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online Last Date 31st May 2020 (extended date)
SEBI Grade A Prelims Exam Date 2020 04th July 2020 (Revised date)
SEBI Grade A Mains Exam Date 2020 23rd August 2020 (Revised date)

SEBI Grade A Job Profile

 

A SEBI Grade A officer work profile consists of the below activities. This list is not exhaustive and the work profile can include many other activities as SEBI decides.

  • Inspection of Stock exchange Accounts and accounts of various traders.
  • Suspension of Security Tradings in a Stock Exchange when needed.
  • Identify and Investigate any malpractices within Securities Markets.
  • Acquisition and mergers –  You may be allotted with multiple responsibilities In the IT department.
  • Looking after the legal issues of the organization, and deal with matters related to market securities, indexes, commodities, etc.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Salary

Presently, for a SEBI Grade A Officer, the gross emolument, including SEBI’s Contribution towards National Pension Scheme (NPS), Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Family Allowance, Local Allowance etc. at Mumbai at the minimum of this scale is approx. Rs. 1,07,000/- p.m. without accommodation and Rs. 73,000/- p.m. with accommodation.

The pay scale of officers in Grade A is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years).

SEBI Grade A Officer Benefits:

Benefits of a SEBI Grade A officer include Leave Fare Concession, Medical Expenses, Eye Refraction, Education Allowance, Financial Dailies, Book Grant, Briefcase, Conveyance Expenses, House Cleaning Allowance, Staff Furnishing Scheme, Scheme for Purchasing Computers, Subsidized Lunch Facility, and all other benefits as admissible to a SEBI Grade A Officer.

Residential accommodation would be provided subject to availability.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern

SEBI Grade A Selection Process

The Selection Process for SEBI Grade A Officers (Assistant Manager) consists of 3 Phases –

  1. Phase I (Online Prelims Screening Examination)
  2. Phase II (Online Main Examination)
  3. Phase III (Interview)

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase 1

Phase I of SEBI Grade A exam has 2 papers. (Paper 1 & Paper 2)

Each paper has 100 questions for 100 marks.

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cutoff
Paper 1 All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects viz. General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning. 100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics. 100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream. 100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
  • This is an online computer-based objective test.
  • There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in both Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • You need to clear the Phase 1 exam with sufficient merit in order to get shortlisted for Phase-II examination.

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase II 

The Phase II of SEBI Grade A exam has 2 papers. (Paper 1 & Paper 2)

Each paper has 100 questions for 100 marks.

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cutoff Weightage
Paper 1 All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics. 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical) and Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream. 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
  • There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in both the papers.
  • There shall be a cut-off of a minimum 30% for Paper 1, and a cut-off of minimum 40% for Paper 2 in SEBI Phase II exam.

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Phase III Interview

Candidates who clear the Phase II with sufficient merit will be called for an Interview.

Candidates can opt to give interview either in English or Hindi.

SEBI Grade A Final Selection

SEBI Grade A final selection of the candidates will be based on the combined scores obtained by the candidates in Phase II Exam & Interview.

Marks Obtained by candidates in Phase II examination will carry a weightage of 85% while the weightage of the Interview will be 15%.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2020

 

SEBI Grade A Age Limit (as on 29.02.2020)

  • The maximum age limit is of 30 years, i.e. the candidate should not be born on or after 01st March 1990.

SEBI Grade A Upper Age limit relaxation

Category Relaxation
Other backward classes (OBC) Non-Creamy layer 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-Service-men/Disabled Ex-Service-men 5 years
PWD (General) 10 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years

 

SEBI Grade A Educational Qualifications

Stream Educational Qualification
General Master’s Degree in any discipline
or Bachelors’ Degree in Law,
or Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering from a recognized university,
or CA / CFA / CS / Cost Accountant.
Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institute.
Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Electronics And Communication / Information Technology / Computer Science)

OR

Masters in Computers Application OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a postgraduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in Computers / Information Technology.

Engineering (Civil) Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University / Institute.
Engineering (Electrical) Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University / Institute.
Research Master’s Degree in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance) / Econometrics from a recognized University / Institute.
Official Language Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level

OR

Master’s Degree in Sanskrit / English / Economics / Commerce with Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s Degree level from a recognized University / Institute.

 

 

SEBI Grade A Vacancies 2020

 

Below is the detailed vacancy list of different SEBI Grade A posts notified in the SEBI Grade A notification 2020.

Sr. No. Post Vacancy
1. General 80
2. Legal 34
3. IT 22
4. Civil Engg 1
5. Electrical Engg 4
6. Research 5
7. Official language 1
Total 147

 

 

SEBI Grade A Apply Online 2020

 

Step by Step to apply online for SEBI Grade A Assistant Manager 2020 exam

  • Visit the official website of SEBI.
  • Find the “Apply online” link for SEBI Grade A 2020 on the Home page.
  • Click on the link “Apply Online”.
  • An Application form window will open in a new tab
  • Read all the instructions carefully before filling the SEBI Grade A application form
  • Fill up the application form carefully with your official details.
  • Upload a clear, scanned copy of the photograph along with your signature
  • Complete application fee payment through challan/SEBI Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card.
  • Take a print out of the application form and save it for future reference.

 

SEBI Grade A Application Fee

 

Below is the Application fees for SEBI Grade A exam 2020 for different categories:

Sr. No. Category Application Fees
1. SC/ ST/ PWD Rs 100/- (As intimation charges)
2. General/OBC/EWS Rs 1000/- (Application fees cum intimation charges)

SEBI Grade A Cutoff marks

 

SEBI Grade A Prelims Cut off 2020

Papers Cut off
Paper 1 30%
Paper 2 40%

SEBI Grade A Mains Cut off 2020

Papers Cut Off Weightage
Paper 1 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 (Legal, Engineering Stream) 40% 2/3rd
Paper 2 (Research Stream) 40% 2/3rd

 

 

SEBI Grade A Career Growth

 

Below is the Career growth ladder for SEBI Grade A Assistant Manager

  • Grade A Assistant Manager
  • Grade B Manager
  • Grade C Assistant General Manager
  • Grade D Deputy Manager
  • Grade E General Manager
  • Chief General Manager

 

A SEBI Grade A Officer can expect his first promotion to Grade B Manager after 3 years of service.

 

 

 

 

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