SEBI Officers Grade A 2020: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SEBI Officers Grade A 2020: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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The Securities & Exchange Board Of India (SEBI)  is the regulator of the securities and commodity market in India owned by the Government of India. It was established in 1992 and given Statutory Powers on 12 april 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992. The Securities & Exchange Board Of India (SEBI) gives numerous opportunities for young graduates as well as experienced professionals for an accelerated career in SEBI as an Officers Grade A 2020.Every year, The Securities & Exchange Board Of India (SEBI) releases the notifications for the recruitment of Officer Grade.

♦SEBI Officers Grade A Exam Pattern

SEBI Officers Grade A Exam will be conducted in 3 phases. The written exam is –

  • Phase I: On-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase II: On-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase III: Interview

Stage-1: SEBI Officers Grade A Phase I Examination:

SEBI Grade A Phase I Exam will have two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Both the papers will have Multiple Choice Questions . Paper 1 will be common for all the streams whereas the Paper 2 will vary according to various disciplines.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper 1 All Streams: General Awareness, English Language,
Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning.
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 General Stream: Commerce, Accountancy, Management,
Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology, Engineering
Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language
stream
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream: Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%
  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of marks for every incorrect answer.
  • There shall be a cut-off of minimum 30% for Paper 1 (no sectional cut-off )
  • Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned above as well as an aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase I exam to be selected for Phase II

Stage-2:SEBI Officers Grade A Phase II Exam

Candidates Should secure the cut off will be eligible to appear for the SEBI Grade A Phase II Exam. SEBI Grade A Phase 2 will have two Papers: Paper I and Paper II of 100 marks each.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper I All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to
test the drafting skills
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper II General Stream: MCQ’s on
Commerce, Accountancy,
Management, Finance, Costing, Companies
Act & Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil &
Electrical) and Official Language stream:
MCQ’s on Specialized
subject related to stream.
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream: MCQ’s on Economics, Econometrics,
Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%
  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of marks for Paper 2 in Phase II
    (except IT stream).
  • There shall be a cut-off of minimum 30% for Paper 1 and a cut-off of minimum 40% for Paper 2 in Phase II.
  • Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase II exam (weightage of 1/3rd for Paper 1 and 2/3rd for Paper 2) to be Selected for Phase III.

Stage-3 :Interview

After the clears of SEBI Grade A 2020 Mains Paper, Candidates is finally called for the Interview Process. Final selection is made on how well a candidate do in the Mains Examination as well as the Interview.

♦SEBI Officers Grade A Exam Syllabus

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I: Paper I

Sr. no. subject topic
01 English Language
  • ·         Error Spotting
  • ·         Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
  • ·         Paragraph Completion
  • ·         Sentence Rearrangement
  • ·         Comprehension
  • ·         Fill in the Blanks
  • ·         Passages
  • ·         Synonyms and Antonyms
  • ·         Active and Passive Voice
  • ·         Direct and Indirect Speech
  • ·         Idioms & Phrases etc.
02 Reasoning Ability
  • ·         Puzzles
  • ·         Seating Arrangements
  • ·         Direction Sense
  • ·         Blood Relations
  • ·         Syllogisms
  • ·         Inequalities
  • ·         Order and Ranking
  • ·         Coding-Decoding
  • ·         Machine Input-Output
  • ·         Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • ·         Data Sufficiency
  • ·         Number System and Conversions
  • ·         Logical Reasoning etc.
03 Quantitative Aptitude
  • ·         Data Interpretation
  • ·         Inequalities
  • ·         Number Series
  • ·         Approximation and Simplification
  • ·         Data Sufficiency
  • ·         HCF and LCM
  • ·         Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)
  • ·         Profit and Loss
  • ·         Time and work & Pipe and cistern
  • ·         Permutation, Combination & Probability
  • ·         Problem on Ages
  • ·         Work and Time
  • ·         Speed Distance and Time
  • ·         Mensuration
  • ·         Average, Ratio and Proportion etc.
04 General Awareness:
  • ·         Current Affairs
  • ·         Financial Awareness
  • ·         Current Affairs – National & International
  • ·         Budget
  • ·         Awards and Honours
  • ·         Important Financial & Economic News
  • ·         Important Days
  • ·         International & National Organizations
  • ·         Sports
  • ·         Books and Authors
  • ·         Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • ·         Countries & Capitals etc

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I & II: General Stream

  1. Commerce & Accountancy
  2. Management
  3. Finance: Financial System, Financial Markets, General Topics
  4. Costing
  5. Companies Act
  6. Economic

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I & II: Stream Wise

Legal Stream

Phase I Phase II
  1. Constitution of India
  2. Law of Contracts
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Law of Evidence
  5. Code of Civil Procedure
  6. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  7. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  8. Important Latin terms and maxims
  9. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act
  10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act
  11. Transfer of Property Act
  12.  Companies Act, 2013
  13. Securities Laws – SEBI Act

 

  1. Constitution of India
  2. Law of Contracts
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Law of Evidence
  5. Code of Civil Procedure
  6. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  7. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  8. Important Latin terms and maxims
  9. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act
  10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act
  11. Transfer of Property Act
  12.  Companies Act, 2013
  13. Securities Laws – SEBI Act
  14. Taxation

 

Information Technology: Phase I

1.    Database Concepts

2.    SQL Queries

3.    Programming Concepts (Java/C C++ )

4.    Data Analytics Languages (Python / R)

5.    Algorithms for problem-solving

6.    Networking Concepts

7.    Information & Cyber Security Concepts

8.    Data warehousing

9.    Shell Programming

Civil Engineering

1.    Building Materials

2.    Solid Mechanics

3.    Structural Analysis

4.    Design of Steel Structures

5.    Design of Concrete and Masonry structures

6.    Construction Practice, Planning and Management

7.    Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power: Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro power

8.    Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering:

9.    Environmental Engineering: Water Supply, Waste Water, ) Solid Waste Management, Air, Noise pollution and Ecology

10. Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering: Geo-technical Engineering, Foundation Engineering

11. Surveying and Geology: Surveying, Geology

12. Transportation Engineering: Highway, Tunneling, Railways Systems, Harbours

Electrical Engineering

  1. Electrical Materials
  2.  Electric Circuits and Fields
  3. Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  4.  Computer Fundamentals
  5.  Basic Electronics Engineering
  6. Analog and Digital Electronics
  7. Systems and Signal Processing
  8. Control Systems
  9. Electrical Machines
  10.  Power Systems
  11. Power Electronics and Drives

Research Stream

1.    Economics

2.    Public Economics

3.     Statistics and Econometrics

4.     International Economics

5.    Financial Markets

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 Phase II: Paper I

This is common for all the candidates appearing for SEBI Grade A Phase II Exam. This is the English Descriptive Test to test the drafting skills of the candidates. This test will be of 100 marks of 60 minutes.

English Writing Skill Syllabus

The paper on English shall be Checked there writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic including precis writing/ essay writing/ comprehension.

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  1. Hi can you help me with the below queries regarding SEBI Grade A 2020:
    (1) what are the chances of being posted to Delhi office and can we decide our posting location?
    (2) is there a sectional cut off for english, maths, GK etc separately within Paper 1 of Phase 1?
    (3) what is the price, scope and medium of your study material?
    Thanks in advance.

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