SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2024

In this article, we are sharing SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2024.

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2024 Overview

Organization NameSecurity and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Post NameAssistant Manager
QualificationB-Tech/ LLB Degree/ PG Degree
SalaryRs. 44500 – 89150 PM
Age Limit18 – 30 Years
Application FeeGeneral/ OBC/ EWS: Rs. 1000
SC/ ST/ PH: Rs. 100
Apply Date11 – 30 June 2024
SEBI Grade A Notification 2024Click Here
Apply LinkClick Here

SEBI Grade A 2024 Selection Process

The selection process comprises three phases:

  1. Phase I: Online Screening Examination
  2. Phase II: Online Examination
  3. Phase III: Interview

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2024


PHASE I: ONLINE SCREENING EXAMINATION

Date: July 27, 2024

Structure: Two papers, each with multiple-choice questions (MCQs) worth 100 marks.

PaperStreams/SubjectsMaximum MarksDurationCut off
Paper 1All Streams: Multiple choice questions on General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Test of Reasoning.10060 minutes30%
Paper 2General Stream: Multiple choice questions on Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, and Economics.10040 minutes40%
Paper 2Legal Stream, Research Stream, Engineering (Electrical) Stream, Official Language Stream, and Information Technology Stream: Multiple choice questions on specialized subject related to the stream.10040 minutesAggregate Cut off 40%

Aggregate Cut-off: 40%

Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question for both papers.

Shortlisting Criteria:

  • Minimum cut-offs: 30% for Paper 1, 40% for Paper 2.
  • Aggregate cut-off: 40% in Phase I.
  • Marks in Phase I are used only for shortlisting for Phase II, not for final selection.

PHASE II: ONLINE EXAMINATION

Date: August 31, 2024 (except Paper 2 for IT Stream on September 14, 2024)

Structure: Two papers, each with different formats and weightage.

Paper Streams/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off Weightage
Paper 1 All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2* General Stream: Multiple choice questions on Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, and Economics. 100 90 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Legal Stream: 70 Multiple choice questions of one mark each on Specialized subject related to stream 100 60 minutes 40% 2/3rd
3 Descriptive Questions of 10 marks each on Specialized subject related to stream   60 minutes    
Information Technology Stream: Coding Test (Languages: C++/JAVA/Python) 100 210 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Research Stream: Descriptive exam to test practical in-depth knowledge and drafting skills in economics, financial markets, and statistics 100 120 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Official Language Stream: 100 90 minutes 40% 2/3rd
1. एक साधारण पैरा (150 शब्दों का) – अंग्रेजी से हिन्दी अनुवाद (20 marks)
2. एक साधारण पैरा (150 शब्दों का) – हिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद (20 marks)
3. एक तकनीकी या ववधधक (legal or technical) पैरा – अंग्रेजी से हिन्दी अनुवाद (20 marks)
4. एक तकनीकी या ववधधक (legal or technical) पैरा – हिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद (20 marks)
5. कायाालय में प्रयोग िोने वाली हिप्पणणयााँ (notings) – (5 हिप्पणणयााँ) – अंग्रेजी से हिन्दी अनुवाद (5 marks)
6. कायाालय में प्रयोग िोने वाली हिप्पणणयााँ (notings) – (5 हिप्पणणयााँ) हिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद (5 marks)
7. छोिे-छोिे वाक्य (sentences) – अंग्रेजी से हिन्दी अनुवाद (5 marks)
8. छोिे-छोिे वाक्य (sentences) – हिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद (5 marks)
Engineering (Electrical) Stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd

Aggregate Cut-off: 50%

Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks assigned to MCQs.

Shortlisting Criteria:

  • Minimum cut-offs: 30% for Paper 1, 40% for Paper 2.
  • Aggregate cut-off: 50% in Phase II.
  • Candidates are shortlisted in a ratio of 3 times the number of vacancies based on merit.

PHASE III: INTERVIEW

  • Candidates shortlisted from Phase II will proceed to the interview stage.
  • The list of candidates shortlisted for the interview will be available on the SEBI website.
S. NoParticularsWeightage of MarksMax Marks
1Interview75%11.25
2Relevant Post Qualification Experience*25%3.75

SEBI Grade A Notification 2024 ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • All question papers (except the English test) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.
  • Separate call letters will be issued for different streams and phases as necessary.

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