SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2022: Exam Date, Eligibility & Notification


Good News for SEBI Grade A 2022 aspirants!! Apply Online for 120 Vacancies

The SEBI Grade A notification 2022 is out now! If you have been waiting to apply for the SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment cycle, now is your chance. The application window will remain open between January 5, 2022 and January 24, 2022. The SEBI Grade A Phase 1 exam will be held on February 20, 2022.

SEBI Grade A 2022

In this article, we will cover all the important information like SEBI Grade A exam pattern, syllabus and other details. We will also study the SEBI Grade A eligibility details. In fact, given that the notification is quite exhaustive, we encourage you to read all the details twice if necessary.

SEBI Grade A Exam Schedule 2022

Study all the important SEBI Grade A 2022 exam dates for this application cycle in the table below. Please ensure you do not miss any important deadlines.

Application WindowJanuary 05, 2022 to January 24, 2022
Availability of Call LettersWill be intimated via SMS/email
Phase 1 Exam DateFebruary 20, 2022
Phase II On-Line Examination (except Paper 2 of IT Stream)March 20, 2022
Paper 2 of Phase II of Information Technology StreamApril 03, 2022
Interview To be announced

SEBI Grade A Vacancy

A total of 120 SEBI Grade A 2022 vacancies have been announced. Please take a look at the vacancies against each post. 

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Also take a look at the category-wise SEBI Grade A vacancy for each post.

Previous Years’ Vacancy: Comparison

By looking at the SEBI Grade A previous years’ vacancies, we can draw a fair understanding of how many vacancies we may expect in the future, particularly, against each post. For example, around 80 vacancies have been released for the General stream in the last 3 recruitment cycles.

SEBI Grade A previous years vacancy
SEBI Grade A previous years vacancy

SEBI Grade A 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

Let us now study the eligibility details as outlined in the SEBI Grade A official notification


  • The SEBI Grade A eligibility criteria requirements demand that candidate must not be older than 30 years of age as on December 31, 2021. 
  • To be eligible, a candidate must have been born on or after January 01, 1992


Post Requirements
GeneralMaster’s Degree in any discipline, Bachelors’ Degree in Law, Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering, CA / CFA / CS / CWA.
LegalBachelor’s Degree in Law 
Information technologyBachelor’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.
ResearchMaster’s Degree in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance) / Econometrics
Official LanguageMaster’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

Please note: Candidates may apply to a maximum of 2 streams if they satisfy the eligibility requirements.

Also read: SEBI Grade A 2020: Analysis of Final Result

SEBI Grade A 2022 Exam Pattern

Lets us now discuss the selection process for this exam. The SEBI Officer Grade A Exam Pattern 2022 comprises 3 phases. These are:

  1. Phase 1
  2. Phase 2
  3. Interview
SEBI Grade A 2022 exam pattern

Online Exam Phase 1

The Phase 1 online examination will comprise 2 papers, Paper 1 & Paper 2. Study the details of this exam phase in the table below.

PaperStream/SubjectsTime AllottedTotal MarksMinimum Cut off
Paper 1Common for 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.60 minutes10030%
Paper 2General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics.40 minutes10040%
Paper 2Research Stream: Multiple choice questions on Statistics, Economics, Econometrics, Commerce and Finance40 minutes10040%
Paper 2Legal, Information Technology & Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream.40 minutes10040%
Minimum Aggregate Cut Off 40%

Please note: There will be a negative marking of 1/4th marks in both Paper 1 & Paper 2. 

Take a SEBI Grade A free quiz daily at ixamBee to check your General Awareness preparation!

Online Exam Phase 2 

Like Phase 1, the Phase 2 online exam will also comprise 2 papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Take a look at all the details in the table below.

PaperName of Stream/SubjectsTime LimitTotal MarksMinimum Cut offWeightage of marks to be selected for Phase 3
Paper 1Common for all streams: Descriptive English Test60 minutes10030%1/3rd
Paper 2General Stream: Multiple choice questions on Finance, Economics Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Costing and Companies Act40 minutes10040%2/3rd
Paper 2Research Stream: Multiple choice questions on Finance, Commerce Economics, Econometrics and Statistics40 minutes10040%
Paper 2Legal, and Official Language: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subjects related to stream.40 minutes10040%2/3rd
Paper 2Information Technology: Coding Test (Languages: C++/JAVA/Python)180 minutes10040%2/3rd
Minimum Aggregate Cut off  50% 

Please note

  • For candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Paper 2 will be conducted in various shifts.
  • There will be negative marking (1/4th marks) for Paper 2 in Phase II, except for the IT stream.
  • Please note that the IT stream exam details differ from the other streams. So, if you are applying for the IT post, please read all the details carefully in the table above.


  • Successful candidates will be invited for an Interview in Phase 3.
  • Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, whereas weightage of the marks obtained in interview will be 15%.
  • Further, candidates can choose to take the Interview in Hindi or English.

Take a look at the complete SEBI Grade A syllabus. 

Also read SEBI Grade A Exam Analysis 2020: Cut-off and More

Salary of a SEBI Grade A Officer

Read in detail about the Salary and Job Profile of a SEBI Grade A Officer. Please note, the salary and other emoluments have been revised this year.

SEBI Grade A 2022 Apply Online 

Let us understand the process to begin and complete the SEBI Grade A online application successfully.

  • Follow this SEBI Grade A Online Application Link to begin your application.
  • Select another tab: “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register yourself.
  • Next, once you have registered yourself, you will be directed to the next page to upload your scanned photograph, signature, and left thumb impression and handwritten declaration.
  • After uploading the aforementioned documents, fill in the other details like educational qualifications, work experience and other details
  • Click on “Save and Next”
  • Verify your details and then finally submit 
  • Be sure to ‘Preview‘ your application form before you click on ‘Final Submit‘.
  • Please note that you will not be able to make any changes once you click on ‘Final Submit’
  • Make the payment to successfully complete your application.

If you want to learn more about how to apply online for SEBI Grade A 2022, kindly follow this link to learn all details. 

SEBI Grade A 2022 Application Fee

Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee 
Unreserved & /OBC/EWS₹ 1000 as application fee cum intimation charges
SC/ST/PwBD₹100 as intimation charge

SEBI Grade A 2022 Exam Preparation

Online Course 

ixamBee’s SEBI Grade A Exclusive Course is an extensive and exhaustive resource that offers a complete learning experience. If you are applying for any of the Specialist Officer posts, such as IT or Legal, we have separate online courses for the same as well. 

SEBI Grade A Online Course

Read: SEBI Grade A 2022: Start Your Preparation Today!

Free Mock Tests for SEBI Grade A

It is imperative that you take SEBI Grade A mock tests from time to time and review your overall performance. Furthermore, we encourage you to take a mock test today!

SEBI Grade A 2022 Phase 1 Mock Test

SEBI Grade A 2022 Phase 2 Mock Test

We hope you have read all the information carefully. If you would like any other clarification about the SEBI Grade A 2022 exam, please take a look at this detailed notification analysis attached for you below as well. 

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