Securities and Exchange Board of India ( SEBI ) has released the notification for Grade A Officer 2022. Those candidates who are interested in being a part of this prestigious institute are advised to kick start their preparation as soon as possible. Team Entri provides you with a complete preparation package for the preparation of this premier examination. In this article, we are discussing the detailed SEBI Grade A eligibility criteria 2022 including age limit and educational qualification.
SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2022
A candidate must not have exceeded the age of 30 years as on December 31, 2021 (Candidates must have been born on or after January 01, 1992).
- Maximum Age – 30 years
Relaxation in the upper age limit is available as per Government norms
|Relaxation in Age
SEBI Grade A Eligibility 2022: Educational Qualification
|A Master’s Degree in any field, Bachelors’ in Law, Bachelors’ in Engineering from a recognized university, CA / CFA / CS / Cost Accountant.
|Masters in Computers Application OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a postgraduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in Computers / Information Technology OR Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical / EC / E&C / IT / CSc)
|Bachelor’s in Law from any recognized university.
|Commerce with Hindi as a subject at
Bachelor’s Degree level from a recognized University / Institute or Master’s Degree in Sanskrit / English /Economics
Master’s in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor Degree Level from a recognized University.
|Master’s in Economics/Political Science/ Commerce/Statics from a recognized Institute.
Important points to be noted about the educational qualification:
- A PG Diploma in any field will be accepted as an educational requirement for General stream and a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics / Economics/ Business Administration (Finance)/ Commerce / Econometrics will be acceptable as educational requirement for Research Stream, provided the same is acknowledged as equivalent to a Master’ Degree in that discipline by Govt. of India. The duty to provide the necessary document in this regard shall be on the candidates.
- Applicants are allowed to apply for a maximum of two disciplines only for which he/she is eligible to apply, as per their educational qualifications. Independent online application for each stream will have to be submitted and requisite fees is to be paid for all In case an applicant applies more than once in a Single
Stream and/ or applies for more than 2 Streams, only the newest applications shall be considered valid and the other applications will be rejected. The officers enlisted in any discipline may be posted to any department of SEBI, irrespective of their fields.
- Applicants who have appeared for the final examinations and are holding on for the results are eligible to appear for the selection process. However, the proposal to join SEBI to the selected competitors shall be subject to the production of necessary documents confirming successfully obtaining the required
- The passing date of the eligibility examination will be the same as the date of appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. If the result of a particular exam is posted on the official website of the University/ Institute, a document issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was displayed on the website will be taken as the date of passing.
SEBI Grade A Eligibility 2022: Nationality
- The applicant must be an Indian.
SEBI Grade A Eligibility 2022: Exam Pattern
Exams for the selection of SEBI Grade A consists of 3 phases:
- Phase 1 (Preliminary Examination)
- Phase 2 -(Main Examination)
- Phase 3 ( Interview)
Phase 1 Online Examination
|All Streams: MCQ on English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning and the various topics in General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), .
|General discipline: MCQ on subjects Finance, Costing, Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Companies Act and Economics
|Legal, Information Technology, Official Language: MCQ on Specialized subject related to stream
|Research:- MCQ on subjects like Finance and Commerce, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics.
|Aggregate Cut off
i.There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Phase 1.
ii. There shall be a cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper 1 (no sectional cut-off shall be there) and a cut-off of a minimum 40% for Paper 2 in Phase 1.
iii. Candidates would need to secure independent cut-off in all the papers as mentioned in the second point above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase I exam to be shortlisted for Phase II. Marks obtained in Phase I shall be used only for filtering the candidates for the Phase II examination process and will not be counted for the final selection of the candidates.
iv. Subject to the criteria mentioned as the third point above, all the candidates who clear Phase I will be shortlisted for Phase II. Shortlisted candidates for Phase II will be displayed on the SEBI website.
SEBI Grade A Phase 2 Examination
|All Streams:: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills
|General: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics
|Official Language Information Technology, Legal: MCQ on Specialized subject related to stream
|Research:- MCQ on subjects Finance and Commerce, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
|Aggregate Cut off
i. Candidates selected for Phase II will be issued new admit cards.
ii. For pupils who have applied in more than one stream, Second Phase will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the admit card.
iii. There shall be negative marking assigned to the question for Paper 2 in Phase II (except IT stream for which details shall be informed in due course).
iv. A cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper-1 in Phase I and a cut-off of a minimum 40% for Paper-2 in Phase II will be applied.
v Candidates would need to secure independent cut-off in both the papers as mentioned at (iv) above as well as total cut-off marks of 40% in Phase II exam (weightage of 1/3rd for Paper 1 and 2/3rd for Paper 2) to be short-listed for Phase III.
vi. Dependent to the criteria mentioned at (v) above, candidates adding up to 3 times the number of vacancies shall be shortlisted, in order of merit, for Phase III or the Interview. A list of candidates shortlisted for the Interview will be made announced on the SEBI website.
Only the shortlisted candidates will get the interview call. The application fee shall not be refunded to the aspirants who did not pass the Phase II exam. Candidate may choose to give interviews either in Hindi or English. The second Phase’s weightage will be 85%, while the third Phase shall be given a weightage of 15%.
SEBI Grade A How to Apply Online
SEBI or The Securities and Exchange Board of India is going to recruit the eligible candidates for various posts of Officer Grade A. Candidates can apply for AM posts through the official website. Aspirants should fill up education and personal details in the application form. They are required to make the payment and submit the application form online. Check the Eligibility criteria & important dates from this page before applying. Grade A Online Application Form at www.sebi.gov.in.
SEBI Grade A Application Fee
|Thousand Rupees as application fee cum intimation charges
|SC/ ST/ PwBD
|Hundred Rupees as intimation charges
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