SEBI Grade A Legal Officer: Syllabus, Job Profile and SEBI Study Material


The SEBI Grade A 2022 exam notification is has been released on January 5, 2022. Now, it is time for us to go over the SEBI Grade A Legal Officer post and exam details. The SEBI Grade A recruitment 2022 application window will remain open till January 24, 2022.

In this article, we will go over the details of the exam such as SEBI Grade A Legal Officer syllabus, job profile and the SEBI study material available for us.

SEBI Legal Officer

Job Profile for SEBI Grade A Legal Officer 

If you want to take the SEBI Grade A Legal Officer 2022 exam, it will be a good idea, to understand what the job actually entails. 

  • Taking care of SEBI’s legal matters
  • Approving and amending stock exchange by-laws
  • Inspecting accounts of stock exchanges and stockholders
  • Recognizing and correcting any malpractices within the securities market
  • Educating investors about the securities market
  • Suspending security trading of a stock exchange
  • Allowing and withdrawing recognition of a stock exchange (when required)

Moreover, it is a good idea to learn more about the Role and Functions of SEBI as an organization and its objectives if you are looking to work with SEBI in the future. 

Before we move on to review the syllabus, please ensure you are aware of the SEBI Grade A Legal Officer exam pattern. Only then can you understand the syllabus covered under different subjects.

SEBI Grade A Legal Officer Syllabus

With all other subjects remaining common, aspirants appearing for the Legal Officer exam will be required to take 2 papers on Professional Knowledge, one in each phase of the exam. Take a look at the detailed Professional Knowledge syllabus in the table below as directed in the SEBI Grade A 2022 notification

Constitution of IndiaPreamble
Part I
Part III
Part IV
Part IVA
Part V
Part VI
Part IXA
Part IXB
Part XI
Part XII
Part XIV
Part XX.
Law of ContractsIndian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters VIII to X)
Indian Partnership Act, 1932
Specific Relief Act, 1963
Criminal LawIndian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII, XXI, XXII, XXIII)
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Law of EvidenceIndian Evidence Act, 1872
Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
Important Latin terms and maxims
Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996Part I
Part III
Part IV
Transfer of Property Act, 1882Chapter III
Chapter IV
Chapter V
Law of TrustsParties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees
Corporate Law – Companies Act, 2013 (Chapter I to Chapter XXIX)
Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Part I, Part II)
TaxationGeneral principles
Capital Gains Tax
Securities Transaction Tax
Securities LawsSEBI Act, 1992
SC(R) Act, 1956
Depositories Act, 1996

Want to study the Aptitude test subjects and English language syllabi in detail? Then take a look at the complete SEBI Legal Officer syllabus

SEBI Study Material


At ixamBee, we have various resources that you can derive benefit from, as per your need and comfort. These include, mock tests, previous year papers, online courses and BeePedia for General Awareness. 

Mock Tests & PYQPs

Take SEBI Grade A Legal Officer mock tests with ixamBee. These are free and can be retaken as many times as you like. 

Likewise, you must review SEBI Grade A previous years question papers as well so you understand which parts of the exam syllabus need more of your attention.  

SEBI Grade A Legal Officer Study with ixamBee

Take a look at ixamBee’s SEBI Grade A Legal Officer Exclusive Demo Course. Take a look at the features of the course below to understand how it is your one-stop solution for SEBI Grade A exam preparation..

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  • One-on-One Meetings with Faculty
  • Interview Guidance and preparation
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