SEBI Grade A Exam Syllabus

Syllabus 2021

Before you actually start your preparation for SEBI Grade A exam, make sure that you are well aware of what you need to study in each subject. For that, you need to go through the expected SEBI Grade A 2021 syllabus that has been provided in detail here. Once you are well-versed with the complete syllabus, it is necessary to also find the relevant study material. You should keep a list of SEBI Grade A books with you before you start your preparation for the exam.

Phase 1: Paper 1 Syllabus

To qualify for each stage it is necessary that you are aware of the syllabus for the SEBI Grade A exam. As there were some sudden changes in the SEBI Grade A exam pattern 2020, you need to know the changed syllabus thoroughly. The syllabus for Phase 1-Paper 2 and Phase 2-Paper 2 is the same and is detailed in the sections below.

For details of the syllabus for SEBI Grade A Phase 1, Paper 1 please refer to the table given below.

Quantitative Aptitude Simplification and approximation, Number Series, Quadratic Equation, Number System / HCF & LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Partnership, Ages, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boat and Stream, Time & Work / Pipes and Cisterns, Simple and Compound Interest, Mixture & Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation (DI), Caselet DI and Data Sufficiency
English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
General Awareness Monetary Policies, Banking and Financial Awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Static GK, Financial and Economic News, Government Schemes. Agreement & Deals, Banking Terms- rates & processes, National Institutions
Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangement- Circular, Square & Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine input and output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking

Books 2021

SEBI Grade A Syllabus


Books are man’s best friend. While preparing for any examination, please make sure that you are referring to useful books/study material. Before starting your preparation, give a subsequent amount of time in researching and finalizing the books.  This may be looking like a time taking process but trust me it will save a lot of your precious time which you are going to waste in reading wrong or irrelevant books. To help you with the preparation, we are providing some books which can be useful for the SEBI Grade A 2021 exam.

Securities Markets Capital Markets & Securities Laws N.S.Zad
Economic and Social Issues Indian Economy Uma Kapila or Mishra Puri
Indian Economy Ramesh Singh
Sociology CN Shankar Rao
Finance & Management Financial Management Prasanna Chandra or IM Pandey
Indian Financial System Bharti Pathak
Principles & Practise of Management LM Prasad / Sultan Chand & Sons
Organisational Behaviour SP Robins
Principles of Management Harold Kootz & Cyril J.O’Donnell / McGraw Hills
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
Reasoning Ability A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
English Language English Grammar Wren & Martin
Word power made easy Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication
BeePedia ixamBee
English Descriptive Descriptive English S.P. BAKSHI
151 Essays S.C Gupta
Letter writing S.C Gupta
Indian Economic Since Independence Uma Kapila Academic Foundation
Business Law Including Company Law SS Gulshan New Age International Publishers

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Online Course 2021

SEBI Grade A is one of the best career opportunities that exist for those who aspire to work in government organizations. SEBI being one of the esteemed organizations offers lucrative alternatives and many chances to grow in one's career. SEBI Grade A notification 2021 is expected to come out soon and therefore you should start your preparation in advance. You should leave no stone unturned if you wish to grab this upcoming golden opportunity. ixamBee is here to also assist you with that and offers a wide range of online courses for respective streams that are covered under the SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment. Check out all the courses below:

SEBI Grade A Online Course

SEBI Grade A Research Online Course

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SEBI Grade A IT Online Course

Frequently Asked Questions


How many papers are there in the SEBI Grade A exam?


There are two papers for all streams in SEBI Grade A Phase 1 & Phase 2 exam.


Does SEBI provide the detailed syllabus for all the subjects/sections appearing in the SEBI Grade A exam?


Yes. SEBI provides the complete syllabus for all the subjects in Phase 1 & Phase 2 in its official notification.


Are there any good books available for SEBI Grade A exam preparation?


Yes, you can find the complete list of books for SEBI Grade A exam preparation here at ixamBee.


How can I get proper guidance with respect to the SEBI Grade A exam preparation?


To assist you with the exam preparation, ixamBee is offering SEBI Grade A Online Course which has been prepared carefully keeping in mind all your needs. You can interact with our experienced teachers and clear your doubts along with receiving valuable guidance and feedback.


Are there any mock tests available for SEBI Grade A exam preparation?


Yes. You can practice SEBI Grade A free mock tests at ixamBee and improve your performance in the exam.