SEBI Grade A Cut Off 2021: Check Good Attempts and Expected Cut Offs For SEBI Grade A Phase 1Exam

The securities and exchange board of India has conducted the first phase of the SEBI Grade A exam on 17 January 2021. According to the candidates who appeared for this examination the overall difficulty level of this exam was easy to moderate.   The result of the phase-1 examination will be declared on February tentatively. The cut-off which will be set up by the recruitment board will rely on the different factors which include the difficulty level of the paper, the total number of appearing candidates, etc.

As the phase-1 exam is completed, candidates are keenly waiting for their result and today we will discuss the expected cut-offs and good attempts which will give an idea to all those candidates who have to appear for the exam so that they can start their preparation for the phase 2 examination.

Here, we have discussed the good attempts, previous year’s cut off and expected cut off for phase -1 examination.

SEBI GRADE A Cut Off (PHASE-1):  Minimum Qualifying Marks For Online Examination:

This table shows the minimum criteria for qualifying the phase-1 examination.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper I All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the
subjects viz. General Awareness (including some
questions related to the Financial Sector of easy to
moderate difficulty level), English Language,
Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning.
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper-II General Stream: Multiple choice questions on
subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management,
Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology, Engineering
Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language
stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized
subject related to stream
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:– Multiple choice questions on
subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

SEBI Grade A Good Attempts 2021:

After taking the analysis of the examination from the students, we are here with the list of the average good attempts which are expected based on the reviews and analysis from the students:

Subject Good Attempts Level
English Language 15-16 easy-moderate
Reasoning Ability 14-16 easy-moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 13-15 easy-moderate
General Awareness 8-10 moderate
Total 50-57

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SEBI GRADE A Exam Analysis 2020-21, Shift 1: Exam Review for SEBI Grade A (Phase 1) 17th January 2021

SEBI GRADE A Exam Analysis (Shift 2) 17 January 2021: Exam Analysis & Review For SEBI Grade A (Phase 1)


SEBI GRADE-1 Previous year’s cut off for phase-1 :

This is the official cut off released by SEBI for the year 2018.

Stream Cut-Off phase 1 (out of 200)
General 119.25
Legal 101.25
Information Technology 95.75
Civil Engineering 105
Electrical Engineering 99.25

Cut off is calculated based on the following factors such as

Number of candidates who appeared for the examination of SEBI GRADE A

The difficulty level of the exam

Average marks which are scored by all the candidates in the examination

Availability of the seats for the SEBI GRADE A posts.

Based on all these factors, the recruitment board releases its official cut off on its website.

SEBI Grada A Expected Cut Off 2020-21:

After, this we are here to discuss the expected cut off which we have estimated after analyzing the previous year cut-offs and the difficulty level, based on the good attempts. The analysis of the good attempts was based on the review of the students who have given the examination. We are providing the expected cut off according to the streams, those candidates who will qualify for the exam will be eligible for appearing for the phase -2 examination. The expected cut off is estimated based on the difficulty level of the examination which was held on 17 January 2020.

Stream Cut-Off phase 1 (out of 200)
General 123-128
Legal 103-112
Information Technology 96-102
Civil Engineering 107-117
Electrical Engineering 105-112

These are the expected cut-off, which we have analyzed based on the student’s review, all the candidates are advised to consider these cut off till the SEBI releases its official cut off list for phase-1 examination.


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