SEBI Grade A 2020

SEBI Grade A Highlights 2020

SEBI Grade ‘A’ is one of the most important examinations, that gives you a chance to serve in the Government sector while broadly being entrusted with the responsibilities of protecting the interests of investors in securities, promoting the development of and regulating the securities market. Once you are completely sure about applying for the job, it is necessary to know the main highlights of the examination.

SEBI Grade A Highlights 2020

Conducting AuthoritySecurities and Exchange Board of India
Website www.sebi.gov.in
Posts General Stream, Legal / Information Technology / Engineering Stream
Mode of application Online
Application form release To be notified soon
Application form last date To be notified soon
Stages of Exam Prelims, Mains, Interview

SEBI Grade A Notification 2020

SEBI (Securities & Exchange Board of India) was first established in 1988 as a non-statutory body with the aim of regulating the securities market. It was given statutory powers by the Government of India with SEBI Act 1992 being passed by the Indian Parliament. Since then, SEBI is referred to, as an autonomous body. Every year SEBI releases its vacancies to recruit eligible candidates for its various posts. SEBI is expected to release recruitment for Grade A 2020 soon in the coming months. Interested candidates may apply online through the official website: www.sebi.gov.in, after the notification is released.

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020

SEBI Grade A Officer Exam can be counted among all the top level examinations, as it allows you to serve through one of the most coveted jobs in India. SEBI also follows the standard pattern of examination. SEBI Grade A Officer 2020 exam consists of three phases - Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3. Phase 1 and Phase 2 are objective type online mode of exam whereas Phase 3 is the interview stage. Each online phase has different sections and different time limit. Phase 1 is of 200 marks and Phase 2 is of 300 marks. Further details in the table

LevelExamination
Phase 1 On-Line screening examination for 200 marks
Phase 2 On-line examination consisting of three papers for total 300 marks
Phase 3 Interview

SEBI Grade A Phase 1 Online Exam 2020

SEBI Grade A 2020 official notification is expected to be released soon in the coming months and therefore it is necessary to stay updated with all the exam details. The most important information that a candidate should have about the SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam is the exam pattern. The SEBI Grade A Exam is conducted for various streams which will have a common online test in Phase 1. There will be objective type questions from 5 subjects: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Test of Reasoning & Awareness about Securities Market. All the tests will have equal marks and the total time duration available will be 2 hours (120 minutes). This implies that the total number of marks will be 200 in SEBI Grade A 2020 Phase 1 Examination.

StreamTestsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General, Legal, Information Technology and Engineering General Awareness 40 40 120 minutes
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Test of Reasoning 40 40
Awareness about  Securities Market 40 40
Total   200 Questions 200 Marks  

SEBI Grade A Phase 2 Online Exam 2020

The candidates who qualify Phase 1 will move ahead to the next step and will have to appear in SEBI Grade A Phase 2 Examination. Phase 2 will have separate exam for General stream and another exam for other remaining streams. There will be three papers in Phase 2 for each stream, all of which will be alloted 100 marks with varied sectional timings.

  • The SEBI Grade A Phase 2 Exam for General Stream will have two objective papers on: Securities Market and Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management and one descriptive paper on English (writing skills). 
  • The Phase 2 Exam for other streams will also have three papers. Paper I will be on 'Financial Sector', Paper 2 will be descriptive English and Paper 3 will be a specialized subject which will be related to the respective stream. 
  • Phase 2 Exam will be of total 300 marks where Paper 1 & Paper 3 will have 50 questions and 100 marks each. Paper 2 (English Descriptive) will have 3 questions with 100 marks.
StreamPaperNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Paper 1: Securities Market 50 100 marks 40 minutes
Paper 2: English (Writing Skills) 3 100 marks 60 minutes
Paper 3: Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management 50 100 marks 40 minutes
Total     300 2 hours 20 minutes
Legal / Information Technology / Engineering Paper 1: Financial Sector 50 100 marks 40 minutes
Paper 2: English (Writing Skills) 3 100 marks 60 minutes
Paper 3: Specialized subject related to stream 50 100 marks 40 minutes
Total     300 2 hours 20 minutes

SEBI Grade A Interview 2020

All those candidates who clear the merit in the above mentioned two phases of SEBI Grade A that is conducted online will face the third and final stage of Interview. The final selection of the candidates will be based on the scores obtained in the Phase 2 and Phase 3 (Interview). Candidates will have to be prepared for any questions related to the subject knowledge, educational background, personal details etc.

SEBI GRADE A EXAM MARKING SCHEME

The marking scheme for SEBI Grade A and penalty for wrong answers (Applicable to Both (Preliminary and Main Examinations) are as follows:

SEBI Grade A Marking Scheme

SEBI Grade A Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers
  • Phase 1 - 1 mark each
  • Phase 2 - 2 Marks each
For wrong answers -1/4 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)
  • For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted.
  • For each question carrying 1 mark, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • For questions carrying 2 marks, 0.50 marks will be deducted.

SEBI Grade A Exam Language

Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam will be conducted online. Kindly note, all questions (in both Preliminary and Main Examination, except the Test of English), are available bilingually in both English and Hindi language.

SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2020

Preparation phase is the one that precedes all the exam phases. Before you actually start your preparation for SEBI Grade A 2020 exam, please make sure that you are well aware of what all do you need to study in each subject. For that, you need to go through the SEBI Grade A syllabus, which is expected to be on the same lines as it has been in these previous years.

Know details about the expected Exam Syllabus for SEBI Grade A 2020

SEBI Grade A Phase 1 Syllabus

As recruitment to SEBI Grade A Officer will take place in three stages- Phase 1, Phase 2 and Interview so to qualify each stage it is very necessary that a candidate is aware of the syllabus of the SEBI Grade A exam. Phase 1 is the same for all the posts and the detailed syllabus can be get from the table below.

General AwarenessEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoningAwareness of Securities Market: Securities MarketsAwareness of Securities Market: Securities Law
Current Affairs – National & International Error Spotting Data Interpretation Puzzles Indian Financial system – introduction – structure – finance commission – financial administration – receipts of the Government – Expenditures of the Government. Relationship between Company Law and securities law
Budget Sentence Rearrangement Inequalities Seating Arrangements Capital markets – primary market – instruments – legal issues and regulations – secondary market – stock exchanges – brokers – trading in stock exchanges – forward trading – stock index – depositories – regulations Basic concepts related to securities law, like capital, public offer and securities
Awards and Honours Reading Comprehension Number Series Direction Sense Bond Market- Money market, G.sec Market, Corporate bond market, Bond valuation, Duration, sensitivity, risk Historical Background of securities law
Important Days Passages Approximation and Simplification Blood Relations Foreign Exchange market – exchange control – fixation of exchange rate – exchange control in India – FEMA – foreign exchange transactions of commercial banks in India – currency convertibility – currency forwards, futures and options – trading in foreign exchange market – relationship between money market and foreign exchange market. SEBI as a Market regulator, Powers and Functions of SEBI, Quasi legislative powers, executive powers and quasi-judicial powers
International & National Organizations Synonyms Data Sufficiency Syllogisms Commodity market, commodity trading and exchanges Regulating the intermediaries and Stock exchanges, Meaning and Type of securities, Securities Contract, Corporatization, Demutualization and regulation of stock exchange, Listing Agreement, Dematerlisation and Rematerlisation
Sports Idioms & Phrases etc. HCF and LCM Order and Ranking International capital markets – instruments – Guidelines – foreign investment in India and its regulations. Rights and duties of Depository (NSDL AND CSDL), Depository Participant, Issuer and beneficiary Unpublished Price Sensitive Information (UPSI), Insider as connected person, Insider as the person having access to UPSI, Trading on the basis of UPSI
Books and Authors   Profit and Loss Coding-Decoding   Mergers Amalgamation and takeovers, Types and legal processes during takeover, Substantial Acquisitions, Exemptions by law, Exemption BY SEBI
Science – Inventions & Discoveries   Profit and Loss Machine Input-Output   Public offer and disclosure requirements
Countries & Capitals   SI & CI Inequalities   Unfair Trade Practices in the securities market, Securities Market offences, Prohibition of Insider Trading
    Problem on Ages Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series   SEBI ICDR Regulations
    Work and Time Data Sufficiency   Public Offer requirements
    Speed Distance and Time Data Sufficiency   Role of SEBI as a Regulator
    Probability,Permutation and Combination Number System and Conversions   Securities Appellate Tribunal
    Mensuration Number System and Conversions   Role of Courts in enforcing securities regulations
    Average Logical Reasoning    
    Ratio and Proportion      

SEBI Grade A Phase 2 Syllabus 2020

Phase 2 is the second stage of SEBI Grade A Officer. Phase 2 consists of three papers- Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. Paper 1 and Paper 3 is different for different posts while Paper 2 remains same for all the posts. There are two streams for which 3 papers each will be conducted and those are General stream and second is Legal/I.T/ Engineering stream. To help candidates with the syllabus section, we have provided the complete and detailed syllabus of SEBI GRADE A exam for all three papers.

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: (GENERAL)

For General stream there are three papers and those are - Securities Markets which is Paper I, English Writing Skills which is Paper 2 and Economic and Social Issues and Finance and Management which constitutes Paper 3. Complete syllabus of all the three papers is provided below:

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: PAPER 1 (GENERAL)

To be able to crack the exam it is extremely important to be well aware of the complete syllabus. For paper I, questions from Security markers will be asked in which topics like SEBI and its power and functions, regulating the intermediaries and stock exchanges will be included. For complete syllabus of SEBI Grade A exam please refer to the table below:

Securities Markets (General Stream)
SEBI as a Market regulator, Powers and Functions of SEBI, Quasi legislative powers, executive powers and quasi-judicial powers
Regulating the intermediaries and Stock exchanges, Meaning and Type of securities, Securities Contract, Corporatization, Demutualization and regulation of stock exchange, Listing Agreement
SEBI regulated entities: Stock-broking, Depositories, Depository Participants, Registrars and Transfer Agents, Merchant Bankers, Custodians, Debenture Trustees, Stock Exchanges, Clearing Corporations, Credit Rating Agencies, Alternative Investment Funds, Bankers to Issues, Investment Advisors etc.
Stock Broking – equity, derivative, commodity
Merchant banking services - capital issue management - pricing of issue -marketing of issues
Mutual funds: Indian History, Role, legal structure, Types of schemes and main features, Real estate MFs and Reits, InVits, Distribution of financial products and investment advice: issues, concerns and regulatory requirements
Commodity market, commodity trading and commodity exchanges
International capital markets - instruments - Guidelines - foreign investment in India and its regulations.
Historical Background of securities law
Basic concepts related to securities law, like capital, public offer and securities
Relationship between Company Law and securities law
Rights and duties of Depository (NSDL AND CSDL) , Depository Participant, Issuer and beneficiary
Mergers Amalgamation and takeovers, Types and legal processes during takeover, Substantial Acquisitions, Exemptions by law, Exemption BY SEBI
Public offer and disclosure requirements, SEBI ICDR Regulations, LODR Regulations
Unfair Trade Practices in the securities market, Securities Market offences, Prohibition of Insider Trading, Unpublished Price Sensitive Information(UPSI) , Insider as connected person, Insider as the person having access to UPSI, Trading on the basis of UPSI
Public Offer requirements
Foreign Portfolio Investors: Their role, nature of investments in Indian Market, their impact on Indian Markets
Collective Investment Schemes: regulatory framework, main issues/ concerns, role of SEBI and other agencies
Securities Appellate Tribunal: constitution, recent important cases
Role of Courts in enforcing securities regulations

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: PAPER 3 (GENERAL)

In Paper 3, questions from Economic and social Issues and finance and Management will be asked. Some of the important topics are Monetary and Fiscal policy, industrial and labor policy, economic reforms in India along with other important topics. To ace the exam it is advisable to complete the whole syllabus so that you attain maximum marks in this section. Please refer the table below to know the complete syllabus of SEBI Grade A Paper 3 syllabus. 

Economic and social Issues: Growth and DevelopmentSocial Structure in IndiaFinance and Management: Financial SystemFinance and Management: Financial MarketsFinance and Management: General TopicsManagement
Growth and Development Multiculturalism Money Market, Capital Market Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments. Risk Management in Financial Sector Page 21 of 25 Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organization.
Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income Demographic Trends Reserve Bank of India- functions and conduct of monetary policy, Banking System in India, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc.   Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader.
Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India Urbanization and Migration SEBI – functions and role   Changing Landscape of Financial sector Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counselling – Career Planning – Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
Sustainable Development and Environmental issues. Economic Reforms in India Gender Issues Prevention of Money Laundering   Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology.
Industrial and Labour Policy Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favor of the under privileged Know Your Client Framework   Financial Inclusion- use of technology Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.
Monetary and Fiscal Policy Social Movements     Corporate Governance in Financial Sector, role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector  
Privatization Indian Political System     The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Thirteenth Finance Commission and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM)  
Role of Economic Planning. Globalization Human Development     Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.  
Opening up of the Indian Economy Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.        
Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy          
International Economic Institutions – IMF and World Bank          
WTO          
Regional Economic Co-operation.          

SEBI Grade A Syllabus: (Legal / I.T/ Engineering) Stream

For Legal / Information Technology / Engineering stream three papers will be conducted. Paper 2 of English Writing skills is same for both the streams whereas paper 1 and Paper 3 are different. Paper 1 is Financial sector and Paper 3 is Specialized subject related to the stream. Detailed syllabus of the above paper is provided below:

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: PAPER 1 (LEGAL/I.T/ENGINEERING)

Paper I of (Legal / I.T/ Engineering) stream consists of Financial sector section in which topics related to the finical system will be asked. Financial system consists of topics such as Indian financial system, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, Repo rate etc. For complete syllabus of Paper I please refer below:

Financial Sector (Legal / Information Technology / Engineering Streams)
Indian Financial system - introduction - structure - finance commission - financial administration - receipts of the Government - Expenditures of the Government.
Regulatory framework - RBI.
Non-banking financial companies – functions- RBI regulated: Leasing & Hire Purchase Companies, Gold Loan Companies, Retail Financing Companies, Chit Funds, Nidhis etc., Micro-Finance Institutions, Credit Information Bureaus.
Monetary Policies, REPO, reverse REPO, Fiscal deficit
Lease financing, hire purchase finance, consumer credit
Pension Products, Ponzi Schemes.
Insurance services Life Insurance, General Insurance, Health Insurance. Lines of Business: Pure Term, Endowment, Pension, Bundled products. Reinsurance. Insurance broking, Bancassurance
Bond Market- Money market, G.sec Market, Corporate bond market, Bond valuation, Duration, sensitivity, risk
Foreign Exchange market - exchange control - fixation of exchange rate - exchange control in India - FEMA - foreign exchange transactions of commercial banks in India - currency convertibility - currency forwards, futures and options - trading in foreign exchange market - relationship between money market and foreign exchange market.
Capital markets - primary market - instruments - secondary market - stock exchanges - brokers - trading in stock exchanges - forward trading - stock index - depositories – regulations

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: PAPER 3 (LEGAL/I.T/ENGINEERING)

SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment take place for two categories of posts- General and other streams which include Legal / IT / Engineering Stream. Paper 1 is of Financial Sector, Paper 2 is of English Writing Skills and Paper 3 consist of questions from specialized subject. Detailed syllabus for specialized subject is provided below:

Legal StreamInformation Technology StreamEngineering Stream - Civil EngineeringEngineering Stream - Electrical Engineering
Constitution of India Concepts on databases Building Materials: Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminium, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates: Classification, properties and selection criteria; Cement: Types, Composition, Properties, Uses, Specifications and various Tests; Lime & Cement Mortars and Concrete: Properties and various Tests; Design of Concrete Mixes: Proportioning of aggregates and methods of mix design. Electrical Materials: Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications; ferrities, ferromagnetic materials and components; basics of solid state physics, conductors; Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.
Law of Contracts – Indian Contracts Act, 1872, Specific Relief Act, 1963 Programming in Java/ C++/ VB/ SQL Solid Mechanics: Elastic constants, Stress, plane stress, Strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, Elastic theories of failure, Principal Stresses, Bending, Shear and Torsion. Electric Circuits and Fields: Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal steady state analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port networks, three phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance, dielectrics, capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.
Company Law - Companies Act, 2013 Data Warehousing/ Analytical tool (SAS, R, SAP, Oracle/ Microsoft BI) Structural Analysis: Basics of strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, concept of bending and shear stresses; Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; Trusses, beams, plane frames; Rolling loads, Influence Lines, Unit load method & other methods; Free and Forced vibrations of single degree and multi degree freedom system; Suspended Cables; Concepts and use of Computer Aided Design. Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards; Bridges and potentiometers; moving coil, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multi-meters, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometric recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems.
Criminal Law – Indian Penal Code, 1860 along with the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Networking Concepts (LAN/ WAN etc.) Design of Steel Structures: Principles of Working Stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, Principles of Ultimate load design. Computer Fundamentals: Number systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory Organisation; peripheral devices, data representation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 Information and Cyber Security/ IT Security/ Network Audit/ IT Act Design of Concrete and Masonry structures: Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels, Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases; Principles of pre-stressed concrete design including materials and methods; Earthquake resistant design of structures; Design of Masonry Structure. Basic Electronics Engineering: Basics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field effect transistors (BJT, FET and MOSFETS), different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other circuits, feedback amplifiers.
Jurisprudence Knowledge on Servers/ Storage Construction Practice, Planning and Management: Construction - Planning, Equipment, Site investigation and Management including Estimation with latest project management tools and network analysis for different Types of works; Analysis of Rates of various types of works; Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost; Land acquisition; Labour safety and welfare. Analog and Digital Electronics: Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters; Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications, basics of linear integrated circuits; Analog communication basics, Modulation and de-modulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal to noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling, quantizing, coding, frequency and time domain multiplexing, power line carrier communication systems.
Law of evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Oaths Act, 1969 Core Java 1.7 Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power: (a) Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow: Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modelling; Fluid dynamics including flow kinematics and measurements; Flow net; Viscosity, Boundary layer and control, Drag, Lift, Principles in open channel flow, Flow controls. Hydraulic jump; Surges; Pipe networks. Systems and Signal Processing: Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear, time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, bilinear transformation.
Administrative law Java Spring Framework 3.0 Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power: (b) Hydraulic Machines and Hydro power: Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters; Power house – classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply. Control Systems: Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, steady-state errors, transforms and their applications; Routh-hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, stability analysis, transient and frequency response analysis, state space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability, linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial controllers.
Law of Torts – reference to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 Hibernate Framework 3.0 Hydrology: Hydrological cycle, Ground water hydrology, Well hydrology and related data analysis; Streams and their gauging; River morphology; Flood, drought and their management; Capacity of Reservoirs. Electrical Machines: Single phase transformers, three phase transformers - connections, parallel operation, auto-transformer, energy conversion principles, DC machines - types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Induction motors - principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Synchronous machines - performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and stepper motors.
Property law – Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Indian Easements Act, 1882 SOAP Web Service Development Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water demand assessment; Resources - storages and their yields; Water logging, canal and drainage design, Gravity dams, falls, weirs, Energy dissipaters, barrage Distribution works, Cross drainage works and head-works and their design; Concepts in canal design, construction & maintenance; River training, measurement and analysis of rainfall. Power Systems: Basic power generation concepts, steam, gas and water turbines, transmission line models and performance, cable performance, insulation, corona and radio interference, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis, principles of protection systems, basics of solid state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main distribution systems, Matrix representation of power systems, load flow analysis, voltage control and economic operation, System stability concepts, Swing curves and equal area criterion. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts, Concepts of power system dynamics, distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications, fundamentals of power economics.
Arbitration and Conciliation – The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 Jquery, JSP, HTML Environmental Engineering: (a) Water Supply Engineering: Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment; Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply; Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand; Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, Water distribution networks. Power Electronics and Drives: Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs - static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters - fully controlled and half controlled, principles of choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives, DC-DC switched mode converters, DCAC switched mode converters, resonant converters, high frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies.
Taxation – important features of the Income Tax Act. Mobile Apps Development Environmental Engineering: (b) Waste Water Engineering:Planning & design of domestic waste water, sewage collection and disposal; Plumbing Systems.Components and layout of sewerage system; Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system; Sludge management including treatment, disposal and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management.  
Law of Trusts – Indian Trusts Act, 1882 and the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act BPM Workflow Environmental Engineering: (c) Solid Waste Management:Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system; Disposal system, Beneficial aspects of wastes and Utilization by Civil Engineers.  
Important Latin terms and maxims Dashboards and Business Intelligence Reports Environmental Engineering: (d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology:Concepts & general methodology.  
Interpretation of statues Database Administration Oracle/ DB2 Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering: (a) Geo-technical Engineering: Soil exploration planning & methods, Properties of soil, classification, various tests and inter-relationships; Permeability & Seepage, Compressibility, consolidation and Shearing resistance, Earth pressure theories and stress distribution in soil; Properties and uses of geosynthetics.  
  PL/SQL Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering: (b) Foundation Engineering: Types of foundations & selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement analysis, design and testing of shallow & deep foundations; Slope stability analysis, Earthen embankments, Dams and Earth retaining structures: types, analysis and design, Principles of ground modifications.  
    Surveying and Geology: (a) Surveying: Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment and buildings, Setting out of Curves  
    Surveying and Geology: (b) Geology: Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects.  
    Transportation Engineering: (a) Highways - Planning & construction methodology, Alignment and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls; Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design  
    Transportation Engineering: Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs and maintenance practices; track modernization.  
    Transportation Engineering: (c) Tunneling - Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting and ventilation  
    Transportation Engineering: (d) Harbours – Terminology, layouts and planning. Airports – Layout, planning & design.  

SEBI GRADE A SYLLABUS PHASE 2: PAPER 2 (General and Legal/I.T./Engineering) Stream

In Paper 2, a candidate will be judged on the basis of his/her writing skills. Please note that this exam will be held in the English language only. Please note that this exam is expected to be common for both the streams i.e. General as well as Legal/IT/Engineering stream. Letters like formal and informal letter will be asked, a candidate will also be judged on the basis of Email writing, Notice writing along with other writing skills. To help candidates with this, we have provided the complete syllabus of Paper-2 (General and Legal/IT/Engineering). Please refer to the below table for complete details.

English Writing Skills (General and Legal/I.T./Engineering) stream
Formal letter Informal letter
Report writing Notice writing
Email writing Letter to the editor
Enquiry letter Essay writing

SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2020

To be able to apply for any examination, you should meet the specified eligibility criteria. Therefore, to ensure successful completion of the SEBI Grade A 2020 application process, you should be eligible in all respects (as mentioned in the notification). Except a few of the relaxations, all the applicants need to follow certain criteria which will further be updated once the official notification of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam is released.

SEBI Grade A Educational Criteria

All the candidates need to comply with the educational criteria according to the various categories that is specified in the notification, or your application will be subject to cancellation. Official notification of SEBI Grade A 2020 is soon going to be announced which will clear further confusion about the exam. To avoid any confusion, check the educational details given below:

StreamEducational Qualification
General
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Engineering, Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, Chartered Financial, Analyst, Cost & Work Accountant. OR
  • Master’s Degree in any discipline.
Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Information technology
  • Graduate in engineering (electrical/ electronics/ electronics and communication/ information technology/ computer science)
  • Masters in Computers Application OR Graduate in any discipline with post graduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in computers/ information technology.
Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electric Engineering

SEBI Grade A Age Criteria

A candidate filling the online application form of SEBI Grade A must not be older than 30 years as on the date mentioned in the official notification of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam. This age criteria pertains to general category. A candidate must visit the official notification of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam and confirm all the age related criteria before filling the online application form of SEBI Grade A.

Name of the PostAge
SEBI Grade A A candidate must not have exceeded the age of 30 years.

SEBI Grade A age relaxation

SEBI Grade A also provide age relaxation to candidates belonging to the reserved categories. This age relaxation is different for different categories. A candidate claiming age relaxation has to produce all the certificates in support as and when asked by the SEBI. Failing to produce the same will lead to the cancellation of the SEBI Grade A 2020 application form.

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC(Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
PwBD
  • 10 years (General)
  • 13 years (OBC)
  • 15 years (SC/ST)
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Candidates Domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1981 5 years

SEBI Grade A Salary 2020

SEBI, being one of the most popular and highly-paying organizations offers an attractive salary to its eligible candidates who are selected for the post of Assistant Manager under Officer - Grade ‘A’. To become a SEBI GRADE A Officer is a matter of pride for any aspirant looking for a career in the security market sector. SEBI not only provides a handsome salary but also entitled its employees with various allowances. Allowances such as Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Family Allowance, Local Allowance etc. will be allotted to the SEBI GRADE A Officer. If go by the official notification of SEBI GRADE A exam 2018, a SEBI Grade A officer gets a salary of around rupees 92,000 per month without accommodation and rupees 62,000 with accommodation at a city like Mumbai. The details of the expected salary for SEBI Grade A officer are as follows:

PostSalary
Grade A Officer (Assistant Manager) Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600(17 years)

SEBI Grade A Vacancy 2020

In the year 2017, SEBI had released around 38 vacancies, inclusive of all the various categories in Grade A. Further, in the year 2018, the number of vacancies took a leap and increased to 120. Therefore, we can expect a similar or probably higher number of vacancies A in the upcoming recruitment of SEBI Grade 2020. Looking at the pattern, we can expect the number of vacancies to increase. The changes will be updated as soon as the official announcement of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam is made.

CategoryNumber of posts
UROBCSCSTTotal
General 49 19 11 1 80
Legal 12 4 2 0 18
Technology 4 2 1 1 8
Civil Engineering 3 1 1 0 5
Electrical Engineering 4 0 1 0 5

SEBI Grade A 2020: How to Apply

To apply for the post of SEBI Grade A 2020 Officer (Assistant Manager), a candidate will be required to apply online by visiting the official website of SEBI: www.sebi.gov.in. It is advised to proceed only when you have ensured that you are eligible and fit to apply through. A candidate is advised to fill in the details very carefully because any misinformation about the applicant can lead to the disqualification in the exam. Carefully fill in all your details and then upload your scanned photograph & signature, according to the mentioned specifications.

  • A candidate needs to visit the official website of SEBI www.sebi.gov.in.
  • Go to “Click on New Registration” button where a candidate needs to enter all the basic details like Name, phone number and Email address along with other important details. Please make sure that the phone number and email address entered are correct because these will be used for further communication with the candidate by the company.
  • A Password and Registration Number will be generated by the system for each registered candidate.
  • A candidate needs to use this system generated registration number and password to login again.
  • Candidate needs to fill all the required details in the application form.
  • Second step would be uploading the picture and the photograph specifications of which is mentioned below:
    • Photograph must be the recent coloured photograph. The size of the scanned photograph must be in between 20kb to 50 kb.
    • For the Signature, the size must be in between 10kb to 50kb.
    • Left thumb impression is also needed to fill the application form.Size of Scanned Left thumb impression must be in between 10kb to 20kb.
    • Size of hand written declaration must be in between 20kb to 50kb.
  • After filling the complete online application form of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam, a candidate need to click on the submit button and after that he/she will be directed to the payment gateway for further process.
  • A candidate can pay the application fee through online mode only as no other mode is accepted.
  • A candidate should take out the print of the SEBI Grade A online application form and fee receipt for future use.

SEBI Grade A Application Fee

Once you have entered all your details in the online application form for SEBI Grade A Officer, and completed the uploading part too, you will be asked to submit the application fee and if you fail to do that, your application will not be considered complete and the submission of the form will not be possible.

The expected ‘Application Fees/Intimation Charges’ for SEBI Grade ‘A’ shall be as follows:

Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee (Non-refundable)
Unreserved & OBC (NCL) Rs. 850/- as application fee cum intimation charges
SC/ST/PwBD Rs.100/- as intimation charge

SEBI Grade A Exam Centres

Since the SEBI Grade A examination is also held in the online mode, various examination centres are allocated where this online facility is provided. The exam centres for SEBI Grade ‘A’ will be confirmed once the official notification of the same gets released and they will be updated here immediately. Once you are allocated a particular centre, no request to get it changed will be entertained. Though you are given a choice to select your exam centre, SEBI reserves the right to change, cancel or add more centres in the list of exam centres at its discretion

SEBI GRADE A PHASE 1 EXAM CENTRES

The exam centre for SEBI GRADE A 2020 exam Phase 1 exam will be asked by the candidate at the time of filling up the application form. Up to three choices will be asked and any one of them will be allotted to the candidate for the Phase 1 examination. Please fill the choice of the examination very carefully because any changes in the examination centre will not be entertained by SEBI after the application form is submitted. Following are the examination centre for SEBI Phase 1 exam:

S. No.State/ UTCentre
1. Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
2. Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chirala, Kurnool, Nellore, Vijaywada, Rajahmundry, Vizianagaram, Vishakhapatnam
3. Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun City
4. Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
5. Bihar Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna
6. Chandigarh Chandigarh – Mohali
7. Chhattisgarh Raipur, Bhilai, Bilaspur (CG)
8. Dadra & Diu Rajkot
9. Goa Panaji
10. Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Mehsana, Gandhi Nagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
11. Haryana Ambala, Hissar, Kurukshetra, Karnal
12. Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur, Solan, Shimla
13. Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
14. Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
15. Karnataka Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
16. Kerala Kannur, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kollam, Kottayam, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
17. Lakshadweep Kavarrati
18. Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ujjain
19. Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai,Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune
20. Manipur Imphal
21. Meghalaya Shillong
22. Mizoram Aizawl
23. Nagaland Kohima
24. New Delhi Delhi-NCR, Ghaziabad, Noida & Greater Noida, Faridabad, Meerut, Gurugram
25. Orissa Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
26. Puducherry Puducherry
27. Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Patiala
28. Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
29. Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang City
30. Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchiapalli, Tiruneiveli
31. Telangana Hyderabad- Rangareddy, Ranchi Karimnagar, Warangal
32. Tripura Agartala
33. Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzzafarnagar, Varanasi
34. Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
35. West Bengal Asansol, Berhampore (WB), Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siligur

SEBI GRADE A PHASE 2 EXAM CENTRES

After the Phase 1 is over candidates who will qualify the phase 1 exam will be called for the second phase i.e. Phase 2 exam. For Phase 2 as well the choice will be asked at the time of filling the application form but only one choice will be asked. Centres for phase 2 will be comparatively less than phase 2. Mostly the major cities will be included for the phase 2 exam. If a candidate did not find his/her preferred exam centre on the list He/She can opt for the nearest city/centre for the exam. Please note that the company holds a right to change the examination centre due to non-availability of the seats in the candidate’s preferred examination centre.

Exam CentreExam Centre
Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar New Delhi-NCR
Guwahati Chennai
Kolkata/ Greater Kolkata Kochi/ Ernakulam
Bengaluru Patna
Hyderabad/ Rangareddy Ranchi
Lucknow Raipur
Bhubaneswar Vijayawada
Indore Panaji
Mumbai/Greater Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane Dehradun
Chandigarh/ Mohali Agartala
Jaipur  

SEBI Grade A Admit Card 2020

After the application process of SEBI Grade A exam is completed, SEBI will release the admit cards for the same including the details of the ‘date, time and venue’ of the examination. The SEBI Grade A exam admit cards will probably be released a few weeks before the examination. The admit cards for different phase will be released separately. A candidate need to visit the official website of the SEBI in order to download the admit card. A candidate must note that the admit card will be available through online mode only. The candidates will be required to bring the copy of the admit card along with a copy of their valid identity proof. For the details of the same, you will have to refer to the instructions given in the admit card.

SEBI Grade A Exam Dates 2020

The SEBI Grade ‘A’ exam calendar is expected to be released soon in the coming months. Once the official notification of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam is out, you will get all the required details that would help you in your further planning and preparation. Till then, you may refer to the tentatively expected exam dates to get a fair idea, so that you can draw a preparation plan for yourself and avoid the last moment rush.

SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam Dates

ActivityTentative Exam Dates
On line Application and Payment of fee On-Line To be notified soon
Availability of Call Letters on SEBI website (for On-Line Examinations) To be notified soon
Phase 1 On-Line Examination To be notified soon
Phase 2 On-Line Examination To be notified soon
Phase 3 Interview To be notified soon

SEBI Grade A Previous Year Cut-off

SEBI Grade A is one of the most important examinations which is most awaited and most sought-after post. Thus, all the candidates preparing for SEBI Grade A 2020 exam should be completely aware of all the important information related to the examination. Tracking the previous year cut-offs of the SEBI Grade A Exam is also an important and necessary information which may help a lot in the exam preparation of SEBI Grade A 2020 exam.

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2018: Phase 1 (Category-wise)

Previous year cut off for Phase 1 exam for both General and Legal/I.T/ Engineering stream is provided in the table below:

StreamSCSTOBC (NCL)URPwBD (HH)PwBD (LD/AU/MD/OD)PwBD(VH)
General 90 103.5 110 119.25 102.25
Legal 102.25 107.5 101.25
Information Technology 97.5 123.25 96 95.75
Civil Engineering 102.5 105.75 105
Electrical Engineering 96.5 99.25

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2018: Sectional Cut-off

SEBI Grade A exam also has sectional cutoff besides having overall cut off. Cut off for each section is given for the candidate. A candidate can have a look into the table given below to get a rough idea.

All Streams and across all CategoriesGeneral AwarenessEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeTest of ReasoningAwareness about Securities Market
. 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2018: Phase 2 (Assistant Manager)

SEBI Recruitment of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Phase 2 exam was last held on December 16, 2018 cut off of which is provided below:

Stream   SCSTOBC (NCL)URPwBD

(HH)

PwBD

(LD/AU/MD/OD)

PwBD

(VH)

General Number of Vacancies 11 1 23 49 - 1 -
Candidates required for Phase 3 (Three times the vacancies) 33 3 69 147 - 3 -
Number of candidates shortlisted for Phase 3 33 3 74 152 - # -
Minimum aggregate  marks obtained by shortlisted candidates 173.00 163.50 181.50 192 - # -
Legal Number of Vacancies 2 - 4 12 - - 1
Candidates required for Phase 3 (Three times the vacancies) 6 - 12 36 - - 3
Number of candidates shortlisted for Phase 3 # - # 2 (All shortlisted) - - #
Minimum aggregate marks obtained by shortlisted candidates # - # 166.50 - - #
  Number of Vacancies 1 1 2 4 1 - 1
Information Technology Candidates required for Phase 3 (Three times the vacancies) 3 3 6 12 3 - 3
Number of candidates shortlisted for Phase 3 # # # 6 (All shortlisted) # - #
Minimum aggregate marks obtained by shortlisted candidates # # # 155.50 # - #
Civil Engineering Number of Vacancies 1 - 1 3 1 - -
Candidates required for Phase 3 (Three times the vacancies) 3 - 3 9 3 - -
Number of candidates shortlisted for Phase 3 # - 1 (All shortlisted) 3 (All shortlisted) # - -
Minimum aggregate marks obtained by shortlisted candidates # - 161.00 176.00 # - -
Electrical Engineering Number of Vacancies 1 - - 4 1 - -
Candidates required for Phase 3 (Three times the vacancies) 3 - - 12 3 - -
Number of candidates shortlisted for Phase 3 # - - 1 (All shortlisted) # - -
Minimum aggregate marks obtained by shortlisted candidates # - - 167.00 # - -

# - No candidate qualify for that post.

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2018: Applied on Papers

Each Paper in SEBI Grade A Phase 2 exam has a different cutoff which is mentioned in the table given below:

All Streams and across all CategoriesPaper IPaper 2Paper 3
  40.00 40.00 40.00

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (Category-wise)

Before you commence your preparation, it is extremely important to make yourself fully aware of the level of the previous year examination, which you can get by going through the previous year cut-offs that give you a direct idea of the level. If the cut-off is high, the level can be understood as easier as compared to the case when the cut-off is low, which indicates that the level was tough. Check out the previous year’s cut-off below:

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (General Stream)

Following is the cut off of SEBI Grade A exam under General Stream for different categories candidates:

StreamCategoryEnglish LanguageReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeTotal Cut -Off
General Unreserved 15 11 10.25 10.75 112.75
OBC 10 6.5 7 6.5 106.5
PWD HH 10 6.5 7 6.5 66.25

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (Research Stream)

Cut off for SEBI Grade A exam under research stream is provided in the table below:

StreamCategoryEnglish LanguageReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeTotal Cut-Off
Research Unreserved 15 11 10.25 10.75 83.75
ST 10 6.5 7 6.5 83.75

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (Legal Stream)

Previous year cut off for SEBI Grade A under the legal stream is given in the table below:

StreamCategoryEnglish LanguageReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessProfessional KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeTotal Cut-Off
Legal Unreserved 14.25 8.25 8 10 7.5 97.75
SC 10 4.75 5.25 7 3.5 91
PWD VH 10 4.75 5.25 7 3.5 60.25

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (Information technology)

Information technology cut off for the last year is given in the table below:

StreamCategoryEnglish LanguageReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessProfessional KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeTotal Cut-Off
Information Technology Unreserved 14.25 8.25 8 7.25 7.5 116.75
OBC 10 4.75 5.25 4.75 3.5 107
SC 10 4.75 5.25 4.75 3.5 92
PWD HH 10 4.75 5.25 4.75 3.5 56.5

SEBI Grade A CUT-OFF 2017: Phase 1 (Official Language)

Previous year cut off for the SEBI Grade A official language is provided in the table below:

StreamCategoryEnglish LanguageReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessProfessional KnowledgeQuantitative Aptitude
Official Language Unreserved 14.25 8.25 8 7.25 7.5
PWD HH 10 4.75 5.25 4.75 3.5

SEBI GRADE A EXAM JOB PROFILE

If you are able to qualify through all the three phases and are selected for the job, you will be designated as - Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’. If you are recruited to the post of Officer Grade ‘A’, you shall undergo probation for two years. Once you enter the organisation, your work profile will depend on the stream that you must have chosen while filling the application. Each stream has different sets of functions which are within the bounds of the overall responsibilities and functions of SEBI. Within these streams as well, the selected candidates would be assigned to different departments of SEBI. Some basic functions that a SEBI Grade A officer duty entails are :

  • Approval and amendment of stock exchanges by-laws.
  • Inspection of accounts of stock exchanges and various players.
  • Identify and investigate any malpractices within securities market.
  • Taking steps for increasing Investors knowledge on securities market.
  • Suspension of security tradings of a stock exchange.
  • Granting and withdrawing recognition of a stock exchange.

SEBI Grade A Preparation Strategy 2020

SEBI Grade A exam being one of the most awaited and significant examinations should be prepared for, well in advance in a proper & planned manner. Being a higher-level job, the examiner will try to test you on various parameters. While you prepare, it is also necessary to keep your strengths & weaknesses in mind, so that you can make one stronger and work on the other. There is no fixed strategy for preparation that fits all. Each individual should make a strategy accordingly. Your preparation will vary according to the various phases. Here is some preparation strategy for the SEBI Grade A 2020 exam.

SEBI GRADE A Phase 1 Preparation Strategy

Phase 1 consists of five sections that test the candidates' knowledge in various subjects. You will have to secure minimum marks in each of the sections to qualify in Phase 1. To learn more about how to prepare yourself for the various subjects, watch the video given below:

SEBI GRADE A Phase 2 Preparation Strategy

Phase 2 online examination consists of three papers in two different streams, i.e. General & Legal / Information Technology / Engineering. As Phase 2 is one level higher,  naturally it requires a much more focused and planned strategy with much more hard work. To get more guidance related to SEBI Grade A Phase 2 preparation, refer to the video provided below:

SEBI Grade A Exam Blogs

There is no end to learning and collecting more and more knowledge. Thus, you should be open to all sources of knowledge and information which may add up to your preparation. You can refer to the below-mentioned blogs that have some useful information relevant to SEBI Grade ‘A’ 2020 Exam.

SEBI GRADE A Descriptive - English Writing Skills 

SEBI Grade A Phase 2: Last Minute Tips to Give Your Best in SEBI Grade A Exam 

FULL FORM OF SEBI with all details

SEBI Functions With All Details 2020

SEBI GRADE ‘A’ PHASE 2 ENGLISH DESCRIPTIVE PAPER

SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam Notification Video

SEBI Grade A Books 2020

SEBI Grade A exam is an important examination that requires a lot of hard work along with smart work. Any preparation is incomplete without good and trustworthy study material. You should know which books to go for, so that you do not waste your precious time in reading and rejecting certain books. To help candidates with the preparation we are providing some books which can be proven useful for the SEBI Grade A 2020 exam

PaperBooksAuthor/Publisher
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 of Management LN Prasad
Organisational Behaviour SP Robins
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
English Descriptive Descriptive English S.P. BAKSHI
151 Essays S.C Gupta
Letter writing S.C Gupta

SEBI Grade A ONLINE COACHING 2020

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  • 500 + video Lessons covering the entire Syllabus of SEBI Grade A 2020 Phase 1 and SEBI Grade A Phase 2.
  • 250+ study notes designed by expert faculty covering SEBI Grade A Phase 1 and SEBI Grade A Phase 2.
  • 15 full length Mock Tests for SEBI Grade A 2020 Phase 1 and 8 Full Length Mock Tests for SEBI Grade A 2020 Phase 2.
  • 5 Descriptive English Mock Tests.
  • 11,000+ Practice questions apart from mock tests.
  • Weekly Live Online Classes for doubt clarification with the subject experts.

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SEBI Grade A Free Mock Tests 2020

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SEBI Grade A Exam Analysis

SEBI has been one of the most important and awaited exams of all times, and therefore it should be ensured that you are well aware of all information related to the examination along with knowing the level of the examination. To get a fair idea about the SEBI Grade A Exam level, you should go through the previous exam analysis that will help you in sketching an effective preparation plan. Refer to the video below for the analysis of previous year’s exam:

SEBI Grade A Exam Useful Videos

To excel in any of your examination, it is extremely necessary that you grab every opportunity that comes your way which may give an edge to you over other candidates. The opportunity may also be in the form of additional information regarding the examination / study material in the form of notes, online PDFs or videos. ixamBee provides some useful information through the various helpful videos which will the help the candidates in preparing for SEBI Grade A 2020 exam with given below:

SEBI Grade A 2018 Exam Questions - Securities Market

50 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS FOR SEBI GRADE A

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 6 

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 5 

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 4

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 3 

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 2 

SEBI Grade A Exam - Securities market and other questions - Video 1 

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