SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Last Date to Apply Online Extended Till 31 October, Exam Date, vacancy

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has extended the last date to apply online till 31st October 2020. Download the official notification pdf and get the direct link to apply online for SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment in the article.

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been announced that SEBI Grade A apply online last date has been extended to 31st October 2020. The candidates who have missed the notification can now grab the opportunity and fill up the application form immediately. The aspirants who have not yet filled the application form are advised to fill it up early and do not stay it in your pending list again. Read out the complete article for every little information regarding SEBI Grade A Recruiment 2020. For more detailed you can visit their official website

In this article we will be providing you the glimpse of the notification and will provide you the crisp information related to the SEBI Grade A Vacancies, important dates, eligibility, recruitment process, syllabus, and the direct link to apply online. This is one of the golden opportunity which will not come again and again. So if you had earlier missed the chance, do not let it happen again and apply it before the last date. We are giving you the direct link to apply online. 

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Important Dates- SEBI Grade A

Events Previously Rescheduled
Commencement of on-line registration of application 07/03/2020 07/03/2020
Closure of registration of application 31/07/2020 31/10/2020
Closure for editing application details 31/07/2020 31/10/2020
Phase-1 Online Exam 04/07/2020 to be notified
Phase-2 Online Exam 23/07/2020 to be notified

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Key Highlights

Securities and Exchange Board of India Exam Date 2020
Organization Name Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Post Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager)
SEBI Grade A Vacancy 147
Starting date To Apply 7th March 2020
Closing Date To Apply 31st October 2020
Application Link Link to Apply Online
Category Govt. Job
Selection Process Written Test, Interview
Official Site

SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment- Table of Content

  1. SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online
  2. SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020- Application Fee
  3. SEBI Grade A Exam Date 2020
  4. SEBI Grade A Vacancy and Educational Qualification
  5. SEBI Grade A 2020 Changed Exam Pattern
  6. SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2020
  7. SEBI Grade A For Prelims (Phase-I) – Paper 2 Syllabus (Stream-Wise)
  8. SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Mains (Phase – II) – Paper 1 Syllabus (Common For All)
  9. SEBI Grade A Mains (Phase – II) – Paper 2 Syllabus
  10. SEBI Grade A Salary 2020
  11. SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Job Profile
  12. SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Career Prospects
  13. FAQ- SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020

SEBI Grade A 2020 Apply Online

Interested and eligible can still apply for SEBI Officer Grade A 2020 recruitment. The last date to apply online for SEBI Grade A recruitment is 31st October 2020.

Link to Apply Online for SEBI Assistant Manager in Grade A 2020 Recruitment

SEBI Grade A Recruitment Rescheduled- Previous Notices

The following are the old notices that SEBI had released regarding rescheduling its Grade A Officer Recruitment Process:

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020- Application Fee

Category Application Fee
Unreserved//OBC/EWSs Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST/ PwBD Rs. 100/- as intimation Charges

Following are the streams for which the SEBI Grade A recruitment will take place :

  • General Stream
  • Legal Stream
  • Information Technology Stream
  • Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical)
  • Research stream
  • Official Language Stream

Check Official Notification of SEBI Assistant Manager 2020

Direct Link to Apply Online for SEBI Assistant Manager 2020

SEBI Grade A Exam Date 2020

Start of Online Application 7 March, 2020
Last date to apply online 31 October, 2020
Admit Card released date To be notified
Phase-I Online Examination Expected in September
Phase-II Online Examination Expected in October
Interview To be notified

SEBI Grade A Vacancy and Educational Qualification

SEBI Grade A Recruitment has different vacancies and according to the post the educational qualification varies. Refer to the details given below for SEBI Assistant Manager Eligibility Criteria in terms of education qualification required.

Post No of Vacancy Educational Qualification
General 80 Master’s Degree in any
discipline, Bachelors’ Degree
in Law, Bachelors’ Degree in
Engineering from a
recognized university, CA /
CFA / CS / Cost Accountant
Legal 34 Bachelor’s Degree in Law
from a recognized University
/ Institute.
IT 22 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 post
graduate qualification
(minimum 2 years duration)
in Computers / Information
Civil Engg 1 Bachelor’s Degree in Civil
Engineering from a
recognized University /
Electrical Engg 4 Bachelor’s Degree in
Electrical Engineering from a
recognized University /
Research 5 Master’s Degree in Statistics
/ Economics / Commerce /
Business Administration
(Finance) / Econometrics
from a recognized University
/ Institute.
Official language 1 Master’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 from
a recognized University /

Direct Link to Apply Online for SEBI Assistant Manager 2020

SEBI Grade A 2020 Changed Exam Pattern

SEBI Grade-A exam pattern for various posts is a three phase process. Phase-I Phase I (on-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each) and Phase-II (on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each). Phase-III is Interview.

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Exam Pattern Of Phase-I

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum
Duration Cut off
Paper-1 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.
100 60 min. 30%
Paper-2 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.
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on
subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
Finance and Commerce.
100 40 40%

Points to be Noticed:

  • There is a provision of negative marking of 1/4th of marks assigned to the question for both the Papers of Phase-I.
  • Candidates will need to secure separate cut-off in Paper-1 as well as in Paper-2 as stated above.
  • Phase -I is a qualifying exam and its Mark  shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for Phase II examination.

Phase II On-Line Examination:
The on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each. Pattern of Phase-II is given below

Paper Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off Weightage
Paper- I All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to
test the drafting skills
100 60 30% 1/3rd
Paper-II General Stream: Multiple choice questions on
subjects Commerce, Accountancy,
Management, Finance, Costing, Companies
Act and Economics Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil &
Electrical) and Official Language stream:
Multiple choice questions on Specialized
subject related to stream.

Research Stream:– Multiple choice questions
on subjects Economics, Econometrics,
Statistics, Finance and Commerce

100 40 40% 2/3rd
  • Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued a  new Hall Tickets.
  • The candidates applying in multiple streams will be required to give Paper II  in various shifts  ,the timings of which will be intimated in the Hall Ticket.
  • There is provision of negative marking as in Phase-1
  • Candidates who will qualify the Phase II will only be called for the final stage of Interview. And the list of those selected candidates for Interview will be made available on SEBI website.


It is the final Phase for the recruitment of SEBI Grade-A Officers or SEBI Assistant Managers. Those candidates who will qualify the Phase -II will be called for interview. The language of the interview will entirely depend on the candidate. English and Hindi are the two language which can be opted by the candidate for the Interview. Ratio of Phase-II and interview to be considered to prepare the final merit list is 85:15.

Practice With:

SEBI Grade A Paper-1 Quantitative Aptitude Practice PDF

SEBI Grade A Paper-1 English Language Practice PDF

SEBI Grade A Paper-1 Reasoning Ability Practice PDF

SEBI Grade A Paper-1 General Awareness Practice PDF

SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2020

The Paper 1 of Phase I will consists of the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness (including Financial Awareness)

Here is the detailed syllabus of Reasoning Ability, English Language & Quantitative Aptitude sections of Phase I (Paper I)

Complete SEBI Officer Grade A Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Ability Quantitative Ability English Language
Puzzle Simplification & Approximation Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric Series Number Series Cloze Test
 Direction sense Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based) Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Vocabulary Based
Inequalities Percentage Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Mixtures & Alligations Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-Output Average & ages Paragraph Completion
Syllogism Profit & Loss Spelling Errors
Blood Relation Time and work & Pipe and cistern Word Replacement
Order and Ranking Simple Interest & Compound Interest Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decoding Time & Distance, Boat & stream Word Usage
Permutation, Combination & Probability Idioms and Phrases
Mensuration (2D & 3D) Sentence Completion
Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet)
Data sufficiency

General Awareness:

The GA section will consist of contemporary events of national & international importance. The general awareness section of SEBI Grade A will revolve around the following aspects.

  • Current Affairs of past 6-7 months.
  • Financial Awareness (Easy – Moderate level)

SEBI Grade A Syllabus: Stream Wise

Since Paper 2 of both the Phases will consist of MCQs on specialized subject related to stream. So candidates can download professional knowledge syllabus PDFs from the links mentioned below.

SEBI Grade A For Prelims (Phase-I) – Paper 2 Syllabus (Stream-Wise)

Syllabus For General Stream

Commerce & Accountancy:

  • Accounting as a financial information system;
  • Accounting Standards with specific reference to Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments.
  • Cash Flow Statement, Fund flow statement, Financial statement analysis; Ratio analysis;
  • Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, Right Shares.
  •  Employees Stock Option and Buy-Back of Securities.
  • Preparation and Presentation of Company Final Accounts.


  • Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organization.
  • Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.

Finance and Management

(a) Financial System:

  • Money Market, Capital Market
  • Reserve Bank of India- functions and conduct of monetary policy, Banking System in India, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc.
  • SEBI – functions and role
  • Prevention of Money Laundering
  • Know Your Client Framework

b) Financial Markets:

  • Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.

(c) General Topics:

  • Risk Management in Financial Sector Page 21 of 25
  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap
  • Changing Landscape of Financial sector
  • Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestment
  • Financial Inclusion- use of technology
  • Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
  • Corporate Governance in the Financial Sector, the role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector
  • 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)
  • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.


  • Overview of Cost and Management Accounting – Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting, Objectives and Scope of Cost and Management Accounting.
  • Methods of Costing – Single Output/ Unit Costing, Job Costing, Batch Costing, Contract Costing, Process/ Operation Costing, Costing of Service Sectors.
  • Basics of Cost Control and Analysis – (i) Standard Costing, (ii) Marginal Costing, (iii) Budget and Budgetary Control.
  • Lean System and Innovation:-
    a) Introduction to Lean System
    b) Just-in-Time (JIT)
    c) Kaizen Costing
    d) 5 Ss
    e) Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    f) Cellular Manufacturing/ One-Piece Flow Production Systems
    g) Six Sigma (SS)
    h) Introduction to Process Innovation and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR).

Companies Act

The Companies Act, 2013 – Specific reference to Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter VIII, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII and Chapter XXVII.


  • Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income: Concepts and Measurement, Classical & Keynesian Approach Determination of output and employment, Consumption Function, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS-LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles
  • Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Non-banking Financial Institutions.
  • Constitution of India – Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI.
  • Law of Contracts – Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters I to VI), Specific Relief Act, 1963.
  • Criminal Law – Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII); Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
  • Law of Evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Part I, Part II.
  • Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice.
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  • Important Latin terms and maxims
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 – Part I
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 – Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V.
  • Companies Act, 2013 – Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII, Chapter IX, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, Chapter XIII, Chapter XV, Chapter XVI.
  • Securities Laws – SEBI Act, 1992, SC(R) Act, 1956, Depositories Act, 1996.

Syllabus For Information Technology

Database Concepts

ER‐model. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organization, indexing (e.g., B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control.

SQL Queries

Select, view, truncate, delete, update, alter, Inner join, different types of outer joins,, use of aggregate functions, Union, intersection, except, in and exist clauses, nested queries.

Programming Concepts (Java /C C++ )

Program control (iteration, recursion, Functions), Scope of variables, Binding of variables & functions, Parameter passing, Functional and Logic Programming, OOPS Concepts, Inheritance, Class and object, Constructors, Functions, Exception Handling.

Data Analytics Languages (Python / R)

Regex, Slicing, Data reshaping, Data frames, Dictionaries and Sets, File Management, Classes and Functions, Data Mining, Lists, Importing and exporting data, charts, and graphs.

Algorithms for problem-solving

Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; Hashing, Sorting, Searching; Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divide-and-conquer).

Networking Concepts

ISO/OSI stack, LAN Technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), TCP/UDP, IP, Basic concepts of switches, gateways, and routers, Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP), Firewalls.

Information & Cyber Security Concepts

Cyber Attacks, Software Development Security, Network Security, Authentication, CIA – Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, Network Audit, Systems Audit.

Data warehousing

Data Extraction, Data Cleaning, Data Transformation, Data Loading, Metadata, Data Cube, Data Mart, Data Models.

Shell Programming

Shell Scripting Basics, Shell Variables, Shell Script Arguments, If Statement, Loop, Return, Basic UNIX commands

Syllabus For Civil Engineering Stream

Building Materials:

Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminum, 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.

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.

Structural Analysis:

Basics of the strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, the 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.

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.

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.

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; Labor safety and welfare.

Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power:

(a) Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow: Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modeling; 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.

(b) Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower: Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters; Powerhouse – classification and layout, storage, poundage, control of supply.

Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering:

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.

Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water demand assessment; Resources – storage 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.

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.

(b) Waste Water Engineering: Planning & design of domestic wastewater, 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.

(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.

(d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology: Concepts & general methodology.

Geotechnical 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 geo-synthetics.

(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.

(b) Geology: Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects.

Transportation Engineering:

Highways – Planning & construction methodology, Alignment, and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls; Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design.

Tunneling – Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting, and ventilation.

Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs and maintenance practices; track modernization.

Harbors – Terminology, layouts, and planning. Airports – Layout, planning & design.

Syllabus For Electrical Engineering Stream

Electrical Materials:

Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures, and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications; ferrites, ferromagnetic materials, and components; basics of solid-state physics, conductors; Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.

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.

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 multimeter, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometer recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems.

Computer Fundamentals:

Number systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory Organization; peripheral devices, data representation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.

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.

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 demodulation, 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.

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 transform, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier, transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.

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.

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.

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.

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, basic concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives, DC-DC switched-mode converters, DC-AC switched-mode converters, resonant converters, high-frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies.

Syllabus For Research Stream 


Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income, Determination of output and employment, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS-LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Non-banking Financial Institutions.

Public Economics:

Public Goods, Tax & Non-Tax Revenue, Direct & Indirect Taxes, Progressive and non-Progressive Taxation, Incidence and Effects of Taxation, Public expenditure, Public Debt, Public Budget, and Budget Multiplier.

Statistics and Econometrics:

Measures of Central tendency & dispersions, Correlation, Sampling methods, Sampling Distribution, Statistical Inferences, Hypothesis testing, Regression Analysis.

International Economics:

Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Role of International Financial Institutions: BIS, IOSCO, IMF & World Bank.

Financial Markets:

Asymmetric Information, Market Model, Market Efficiency, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Commodity Markets, Mutual Funds, Stock Exchanges, Depositories, Clearing Corporations, Credit Rating Agencies, Corporate Debt Market. Forwards, Futures, Options, Hedging, Speculation, and Arbitrage.

Syllabus For Official Language

1. भारत सरकार की राजभाषा नीतत (Official Language Policy of the Govt. of India) से संबंतित प्रश्न

2. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद [शब्द / वाक्ांश / वाक् / Terms / Phrases / Sentences]

3. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी अनुवाद [शब्द / वाक्ांश / वाक् / Terms / Phrases / Sentences]

4. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी – तवतिक शब्दावली (Legal Terminology)

5. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी – तवतिक शब्दावली (Legal Terminology) 6. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी – प्रशासतनक / बैंतकंग / प ंजी बाजार संबंिी शब्दावली (Administrative / Banking / Capital Market Terminology) 7. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी – प्रशासतनक / बैंतकंग / प ंजी बाजार संबंिी शब्दावली (Administrative / Banking / Capital Market Terminology)

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Mains (Phase – II) – Paper 1 Syllabus (Common For All)

English Writing Skills Syllabus

The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic including precis writing/ essay writing/ comprehension

SEBI Grade A Mains (Phase – II) – Paper 2 Syllabus

Phase-II Syllabus For General Stream

The syllabus for general stream is common for both phase and phase under paper 2. You can check the complete topic-wise list above for the idea.

Phase-II Syllabus For Legal Stream – Paper 2

  • Constitution of India – Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XIVA, Part XX.
  • Law of Contracts – Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters VIII to X), Indian Partnership Act, 1932, Specific Relief Act, 1963.
  • Criminal Law – Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII, XXI, XXII, XXIII); Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
  • Law of Evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VII, Schedule I.
  • Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes.
  • Important Latin terms and maxims
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 – Part I, Part III, Part IV.
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 – Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V.
  • Law of Trusts – Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees.
  • Corporate Law – Companies Act, 2013 (Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII, Chapter IX, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, Chapter XIII, Chapter XV, Chapter XVI, Chapter XXVII, Chapter XXVIII, Chapter XXIX); Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Part I, Part II)
  • Taxation – General principles, Capital Gains Tax, Securities Transaction Tax.
  • Securities Laws – SEBI Act, 1992, SC(R) Act, 1956, Depositories Act, 1996.

Phase-II Syllabus For Information Technology Stream 

The syllabus for information technology for paper 2 of mains (phase-II) will be notified by the SEBI authorities in the due course.

Phase-II Syllabus for Engineering Stream, Research & Official Language

The syllabus for all these streams are common for both phase 1 & 2. You can refer to the above syllabus mentioned for the complete list of topics.

Stream Paper 2 (Phase I) Paper 2 (Phase II)
General Download PDF Same as Phase I
Legal Download PDF Download PDF
Information Technology Download PDF Will Be Available on the official website in due course
Engineering  – Civil Download PDF Same as Phase I
Engineering  – Electrical Download PDF Same as Phase I
Research Download PDF Same as Phase I
Official Language Download PDF Same as Phase I

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SEBI Grade A Salary 2020

The pay scale of Grade A manager is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-343501750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years). Taking into account allowances, the gross emolument scale is approx. Rs. 1,07,000/- per month without accommodation and Rs. 73,000/- per month with accommodation.

Other Allowances


Other benefits viz., Leave Fare Concession, Medical Expenses, Eye Refraction, Education Allowance, Financial Dailies, Book Grant, Briefcase, Conveyance Expenses, House Cleaning Allowance, Staff Furnishing Scheme, Scheme for Purchasing Computers, Subsidized Lunch Facility and all other benefits as admissible to an Officer in Grade A in

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Job Profile

The job profile of SEBI Grade A officer may vary with respect to discipline i.e. IT, legal, Engineering (civil) etc. Moreover, there are many departments in SEBI like Corporate Finance Department, General Service Department etc. which work in synergy with each other.  The job profile of SEBI Grade A Officer is as follows:

  • Conducting investigations related to all segments of securities market including commodity derivative markets as well as all type of violation related to securities market.
  • Registering and regulating mutual funds, venture capital funds, foreign venture capital investors, collective investment schemes, including plantation schemes, Foreign Institutional Investors, Portfolio Managers and Custodians.
  • Issuance and listing of securities, including initial and continuous listing requirements
  • Enforcement of SEBI legal framework and norms.
  • Granting and withdrawing rights of a stock exchange.

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Career Prospects

The selected candidates has to undergo the probation period for two years and given below is the heirarchy table of rank of SEBI Grade-A officer

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FAQ- SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020

Q. What is the last date to apply for SEBI Grade-A?

Ans. The last date to apply for SEBI Grade-A officer is 31 October,2020.

Q. What is the total no Vacancies?

Ans. The total no of vacancies are 147.

Q. Can final year students apply for this recruitment?

Ans. Yes! final year students can apply for this recruitment.

Q. Is there provision for negative marking?

Ans. Yes there is a provision for negative marking of one-fourth.

Q. Will the marks for the phase-1 will be counted for the final merit list?

Ans. No, Phase-1 is just qualifying in nature.