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SEBI Grade A Phase II and Interview Marks Out. Earlier, the SEBI Grade A Cut Off was released. SEBI had released a notification to recruit the candidates for various posts like General Steam, Legal, IT Engineer, etc. A total number of 147 vacancies were released. The candidates had applied for the recruitment till 31st October 2020.

  • The SEBI Grade A exam was planned for 12th April 2020 but it got postponed due to the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. However, Phase I exam was held on 17th January 2021.
  • The selection process for the SEBI Grade A exam consists of the written test of Phase-1 and Phase-2 followed by Interview.
  • Phase II examination results are released recently by the authorities.
  • Read the article to know the important dates, the selection process for the upcoming SEBI Grade A Exam 2021.

Download the Official Notification of SEBI Grade A Exam.

SEBI Grade A Exam Updates

16th July 2021: SEBI Grade A Phase II and Interview Marks Out!

The SEBI Grade A Phase II and Interview Marks are released. The candidates can check the marks by clicking on the direct link mentioned below.

Direct Link to Check SEBI Grade A Phase II Marks

14th July 2021: SEBI Grade A Cut Off Marks Out

The SEBI Grade A Cut off marks for phase 2 and the number of appeared candidates has been released. The candidates can check the SEBI Grade A Cut Off article for more details.

2nd July 2021: SEBI Grade A Final Result Out

The SEBI Grade A list of selected candidates has been released. The final selection is subject to police verification, caste certificate/ Income and Asset Certificate verification, medical fitness, etc. 

Download SEBI Grade A Final Result

7th April 2021: SEBI Grade A Phase II IT Result Out!

The SEBI Grade A Phase II Result for Information Technology Stream is out. The candidates who are qualified in Phase II are eligible to attend Phase III. The candidates can check the result through the direct link mentioned below.

Direct Link to Check SEBI Grade A Phase II IT Result

Important Details for the SEBI Grade A 2021

Read the detailed information for the SEBI Grade A Exam notification released. The window to apply online was closed on 31st October 2020. Candidates can get all the important information for the upcoming exam like vacancy details, mode of exam, etc. Read the table to know more about the recruitment notification released.

SEBI Grade A Exam Highlight

Organization Name

Security and Exchange Board of India. 

Name of the post

General Steam, Legal, IT Engineer, etc. 

Number of Vacancies

147 (officially) 

Starting date of application form

20th May 2020 

Last date of application form 

Re-extended to 31st October 2020

Apply mode

Online

Examination date for phase-1 

17th January 2021

Examination date for phase-2 

27th February 2021 

Job location

Anywhere in India 

Official website

SEBI Official Website

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SEBI Grade A Vacancies 2021

In 2020, the board has announced the vacancies for different posts under SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020. The candidates can look to the vacancy list. Refer to the table below for the further details to know the SEBI Grade A vacancy of 2020 in detail:

Post

Vacancy 

Grand Total

UR

OBC

EWS

SC

ST

Total

General 

32

22

8

12

6

80




 

147

Legal

12

12

2

6

2

34

IT

8

8

1

3

2

22

Civil Engineer

0

NA

1

1

Electrical Engineer

2

1

NA

1

0

4

Research 

3

1

NA

0

1

5

Official Language

1

0

0

0

1

1

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SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates applying for the SEBI Grade A exams should make sure about the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria before applying for SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2021. We have provided you with the information on the eligibility criteria as per the posts :

SEBI Grade A Educational qualification

Here, we are providing the educational qualifications which are required before appearing in the exam. Refer to the table below for detailed information on the eligibility criteria as per different posts: 

Name of the post 

Educational qualification 

General 

Master’s Degree in any discipline, Bachelors’ Degree in Law, Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering from a recognized university, CA / CFA / CS / Cost Accountant.

Legal 

Bachelor degree of Law from a recognized university.

IT 

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

Civil Engineer 

B.Tech in Civil Engineering 

Electrical Engineer 

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

Research 

Master’s Degree in Economics/Political Science/ Commerce/Statics from a recognized Institute. 

Official Language 

Master’s Degree in Hindi with English writing as one of the subjects at Bachelor Degree Level from a recognized University. 

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Age limit (as on 29/02/2020)

The candidates should check the eligibility of age limit before applying to any exam that reduces the chances of disqualification by the board. For the same, we are providing you with the minimum and maximum age criteria

Name of the post 

Age Limit 

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

General 

21 Years

30 Years

Legal 

21 Years

30 Years

IT 

21 Years

30 Years

Civil Engineer 

21 Years

30 Years

Electrical Engineer 

21 Years

30 Years

Research 

21 Years

30 Years

Official Language 

21 Years

30 Years

Refer to the table given below for the age relaxation criteria for all the posts under SEBI Grade A Recruitment is given. Refer to the table to know more about the age relaxation:

Category 

Age relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Ex-Service

3 years

1.Nationality

The candidates applying for SEBI Grade A recruitment should be:

  1. Citizens of India. OR,
  2. Citizens of Bhutan/Nepal/Bangladesh with a valid certificate by Indian government

2. Experience

There is no prior experience required for the candidates to have for applying to the SEBI Grade A recruitment. 

3. No. of Attempts

There is no fixed number of attempts that you can take for the SEBI Grade A recruitment. As long as you fall under all the eligibility criteria, you can appear in the SEBI Grade A recruitment. .

SEBI Grade A Apply Online

Direct link to apply for the SEBI Grade A

Note* Application process is closed. 

Step 1: Click the link which is provided above.

Step 2: Select the post for which you want to apply for. 

Step 3: Fill the details asked in the application form by the board.

Step 4: Upload the copy of the photograph. 

Step 5: After submitting the information, submit the application fees asked by the board. 

Step 6: Read the application and submission and click to “I Agree”. 

Step 7: Press the submit button and take out the print out of the application form. 

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SEBI Grade A Application Fees 2021

Candidates applying for the SEBI Grade A Exam should be aware of the application fees which you need to pay during the submission of the online application form. Candidates can pay the application fees by Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card. The application fees for the Exam is as per the category. Refer to the table below to check the details of the application fees:

Category 

Application fees 

general/ others 

Rs.1000 as application fee cum intimation charge. 

SC/ST/PWD/EWS/ Female Candidates

Rs.100 at intimation charge. 

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SEBI Grade A Selection Process 2021

SEBI Grade A Recruitment notification is the most-awaited one. And for the candidates who are appearing in the examination, it is important to know about the selection process to prepare well and rank in the top of the merit list. The selection process involves 3 stages only and it is common for all the posts. The candidates who are appearing for the SEBI Grade A exam must know the Selection process. The process comprises of the following stages:

  1. Phase-1 Online Screening Exam - Online Screening exam is the stage-1 of the selection process and this stage-1 is of 200 marks which is objective-based. The stage-1 exam carries two tests. The candidate who qualifies the written examination is allowed to go for the next round. 
  2. Phase-2 Online Examination - Online exam is the stage-2 of the selection process and mode of exam is online as the name suggests. This stage of the exam consists of two tests for 200 marks. All the tests under the written exam are bilingual in nature except the language. The candidate who qualifies all two stages of exam will qualify for the Interview round which is the last and final stage of the exam.
  3. Phase-3 Interview Round- The last and final stage of the selection process is the Interview round. All the candidates who have cleared the above mentioned two stages will be called for the Interview round. The final selection for the post will be depending on the marks secured and rank in the final merit list. The candidates should prepare well for any question related to their background, subjects and personal details. 

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SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2021 

Here, we are providing you with the SEBI Grade A exam pattern for the Stage-1 Online Screening and Stage-2 written exam details. There will be online tests for all the posts under SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020. Exam pattern is common for all the posts, the selection is based on the marks secured and rank in the final merit list. Refer to the table to know the exam pattern for under SEBI Grade A Recruitment:

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Exam Pattern for Phase-1 Online Screening Exam

Candidates appearing for the online exam that is the stage-1 of the selection process should know the exam pattern to prepare accordingly for the exam. Refer to the exam pattern given below for better preparation in the exam: 

Paper 

Subjects 

Marking

Total marks 

Paper-1 

All stream: MCQ on subjects General Awareness, Reasoning, Aptitude, English Language. 

1 x 100 = 100

100

Paper-2 

General stream: MCQ on subjects Accounts, Finance, Economics, Costing.

Legal, IT, Engineering stream: MCQ related to their specialized subject related scheme.

Research stream: MCQ on subjects Accounts, Finance, Economics, Costing.

1 x 100 = 100

100

Total 

 -

-

200

  • The exam will be based on the objective type question.
  • The total duration is 60 minutes each for paper-1 and 40 minutes for paper-2 of phase-1 Online screening.
  • The paper-1 of phase-1 is common for all. 
  • The paper-2 of phase-1 will be as per the post.
  • The question paper will be available in the bilingual except English language only.
  • For each correct question, the candidate will be awarded for 1 mark. 
  • The wrong question carries a deduction of 0.25 marks, for each question.

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Exam Pattern for Phase-2 Written Exam

Candidates appearing for the Main written exam that is the stage-2 of the selection process, should know the exam pattern to prepare accordingly for the exam and rank top in the merit list. Refer to the exam pattern given below for better preparation in the exam:

Paper 

Subjects 

Marking

Total marks 

Paper-1 

English (Descriptive Test)

100

100

Paper-2 

All stream: MCQ on subjects General Awareness, Reasoning, Aptitude, English Language.

1 x 100 = 100

100

  • General stream: MCQ on subjects Accounts, Finance, Economics, Costing. 
  • Legal, IT, Engineering stream: MCQ related to their specialized subject related scheme.
  • Research stream: MCQ on subjects Accounts, Finance, Economics, Costing.

1 x 100 = 100

100

Total 

 -

-

300

  • The total duration is 60 minutes for paper-1 which is descriptive in nature. 
  • The total duration is 40 minutes for paper-2 of phase-2 which is objective in nature. 
  • Paper 2 has two sections each of 100 marks.
  • The question paper will be bilingual except for the English language.
  • For each correct question, the candidate will be awarded 2 marks. 
  • The negative marking scheme is ¼ mark deduction for each question. 

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SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2021 

Candidates must know the SEBI Grade A Syllabus and exam pattern to strengthen the subject-wise preparation and to focus on the weaker section. Here, we are providing details of each subject that is under the exam pattern of Phase-1 & Phase-2 for all posts as the subject and exam pattern is common for all. Refer to the points below

Topics in Different Sections

General Awareness

English

Reasoning Ability

Aptitude

  • General Science I
  • Indian history 
  • famous places in India
  • Invention and discoveries
  • Literature 
  • Countries and capital
  • Geography 
  • Civics 
  • Indian economy 
  • Biology
  • Indian parliament 
  • Sports
  • Famous days and dates
  • Heritage tourism.
  • Substitution
  • Spotting error
  • Fill in the blank
  • Passage completion
  • Error correction
  • Para correction 
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Prepositions
  •  Idioms and phrases.
  • Non-verbal series 
  • coding-decoding
  •  Number ranking
  •  Decision making
  •  Data interruption
  •  Clock and calendars
  •  Cubes and dice
  •  Analogue alphabet
  •  Series 
  • Directions 
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Banker's discount
  •  Volume and surface area
  •  Computer interest
  •  Chain rule
  •  Stock and Share
  •  Problem on ages
  •  Ratio and proportion
  •  Number average
  •  Height and distance
  •  Permutation and combination
  •  Boats and streams
  • Simple interest 
  • Probability
  • Area

 

SEBI Grade A Admit Card 2021

Step 1: Click on the direct link given above or visit the official website as mentioned above. (link expired)

Step 2: Open the homepage & look for the admit card link. 

Step 3: Type your registration number & password on the login page. 

Step 4: The admit card will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Save, download & print a hard copy for future use. 

SEBI Grade A Result 2021

The authorities have released the SEBI Grade A Phase II Results. Below are the steps to check the result.

Direct Link to Check SEBI Grade A Result

Direct Link to Check SEBI Grade A Phase II IT Result

Or

Step 1: Go to the Official website. 

Step 2: Then, click on the recruitment section under the homepage

Step 3: Immediately, candidates will be redirected to the result page.

Step 4: You need to enter your valid roll number and password in the text box provided on the page.

Step 5: Now, search for the final merit list of the post you’ve applied for and then click on it.

Step 6: Final list of PDF will appear on the screen.

Step 7: Do CTRL+F and paste your name or roll number by doing so your name will appear in the final list.

Step 9: Download the merit list and preserve it.

Step 10: If necessary take a print out of the list.

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SEBI Grade A Salary 2021

SEBI Grade A is one of the reputed organizations that offer high growth opportunities and career aspects to its employees. It also offers special pay scales to its employees. Applicants selected after the exam will be paid a salary based level 7th of pay-matrix under the 7th pay commission. Refer to the table for more details:

Posts 

Salary

Grade A officer ( Assistant Manager) 

Rs. 28150-1550-34350-1750-46600-EB-175-0-53600-2000-55600

SEBI Grade A Cut Off 

The cut off for the SEBI Grade A Exam 2021 will be released soon. The candidates will have to score at above the cut off marks to be able to qualify in the next phase. One can estimate the cut off based on the SEBI Grade A 2018 cut off. The category wise cut off is given below:

Stream

SC 

ST 

OBC(NCL)

UR/EWS

General

90

103.5

110

119.25

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 Answer Key

The SEBI Grade A Answer key will be released after the first phase of examination to be held on 17th January 2021. The answer key proves to be a great help for candidates in analyzing their mistakes, raising objections, and estimating their scores. The direct link to access the answer key for SEBI 2021 will be updated here as soon as it is released.

How to Prepare for SEBI Grade A Exam 2021?

After getting to know about the SEBI 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern, candidates can follow these tips to prepare better for the examination:

  • Analyse the syllabus and judge where your weaknesses and strengths lie.
  • Divide equal time for each subject and depending upon the difficulty, give more time to a few topics you feel less confident in.
  • Make it a habit of going through monthly magazines, GK & Current Affairs and daily newspapers.
  • Practice as many Test Series, practice papers and previous year’s question papers as you can.
  • Do not lose your calm throughout.

SEBI Grade A Exam 2021 Books For Preparation

Getting hands on to the right books can be a tedious task and time consuming. To save you some time, we have come up with a list of SEBI Grade A Exam 2021 books for preparation. You can go through the list below and get some of these books for easy preparation. 

Book 

Author/Publisher

How will the Books Help?

Banking Awareness Handbook of Banking Information

Publisher: N.S. Toor

This book will help in gaining knowledge about Banking. 

Lucent General Knowledge

Dr. Binay Karna & R. P. Suman

A complete book for general knowledge

Objective General English 

R. S. Aggarwal and Vikas Aggarwal

This book will help in practicing Objective Type English

English for Bank Exams 

S Chand 

This book has questions exclusive asked for Banking Exams

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

S Chand 

This book will help with questions from Quantitative Aptitude. 

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Disha Publication; Third edition

This book will provide you with questions from aptitude and Data Interpretation

A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning

R. S. Aggarwal 

This book will help in the reasoning type questions.

A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal

B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

This is a book which has reasoning type question and contains various question on verbal and non verbal reasoning

We hope you like the article on SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2021 and find it informative and helpful. Candidates who are appearing for the exam must know all the mentioned-above details to perform as per the rules and instructions by the board. Aspirants can also download our Testbook App to start the preparation of the Government exam.

 

SEBI Grade A Exam 2021 FAQs 

Is On-Line Screening Exam qualifying in nature?
Yes the screening exam is qualifying in nature.
What is the minimum and maximum age required for the exam?
The minimum age required for the exam is 21 years. And the maximum age is 50 years.
What is the eligibility to appear for this examination?
The candidate appearing for the exam must be graduate and must have attained the age of 21 years
What are the subjects required for the preparation of stage-1 of the written exam?
The candidate must prepare well in subjects like- general knowledge, reasoning, general awareness, aptitude and computer knowledge.
What is the total vacancy in the year 2020 for each post under SEBI Grade A Recruitment?
Vacancies that are released by the board till now are 147 including all the posts.
Is there any sessional cut off in SEBI Grade A exam?
Yes, SEBI Grade A will have a sessional cut off along with the overall cut off.
Can a candidate choose Hindi as a language in SEBI Grade A Exam?
The exam pattern is available in both the languages- English and Hindi, except the Language test.
Is the SEBI Grade A Exam Online or Offline?
It will be in Online mode for phase-1 and written for phase-2 of the exam.
Is there any number of attempts for the SEBI Grade A Exam?
No, there is no such limit.
Can a candidate who is appearing in the final year of graduation apply for any post under SEBI Grade A Exam?
Yes, you can apply for the same even in your final year of graduation.