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SEBI Grade A Officers Recruitment 2018: Frequently Asked Questions

We are going to share Some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Notification of SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment 2018. SEBI has released the direct recruitment of total 120 vacancies of Grade A officers that it is going to fill this year. It is indeed a great opportunity to secure a career in SEBI. In this post, you can clear all your doubts about the SEBI Grade A Exam like SEBI Grade A Past Year Papers, SEBI Grade A Books required to study, etc.

1. What is the start date for online registrations of SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018?

The start date of online registrations for SEBI Grade A was 15th September 2018.

2. When will the online registrations of SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018 close?

07th October 2018 is the closing date for the online registrations as well as fee payment for all the posts under SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018.

3. When will the online exam for SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018 is going to be conducted?

Phase 1 online exam for SEBI Grade A will be conducted on 17th November 2018 and phase 2 of online exam will be conducted on 16th December 2018.

4. For how many vacancies SEBI has released the notification this year?

SEBI has released this notification for total 120 vacancies. Post-wise distribution of vacancies in SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018 is as follows:

Stream

Number of postsOut of which PwBD**
UROBCSCST

Total

 

 

General

 

 

 

49

4*

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

1

 

4*

 

1 (Autism/ intellectual disability/ specific learning disability/mental illness)

 

19

 

 

80

 

Legal12420181 (B & LV)
Information Technology42118

1 (D & HH)*

1 (LV)

Engineering (Civil)311051 (D & HH)
Engineering (Electrical)401051 (D & HH)

5.  What is the age eligibility criteria for posts under SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018?

  • To apply for the posts under this recruitment, the candidate must not have exceeded the age of 30 years as on August 31, 2018 i.e., the candidate must have been born on or after September 01, 1988.
  • There are a few relaxations provided by SEBI for the upper age limit which you can go through by clicking on the link below:

Relaxations Provided in the Upper Age Limit By SEBI for Grade A Posts.

6. What is the educational eligibility criteria for posts of  Officers in Grade A under SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018?

Educational Qualififcation for SEBI Grade A Officer 2018 exam

StreamNumber of postsOut of which PwBD**Educational Qualification
UROBCSCSTTotal
General49

4*

 

 

11

 

 

1

 

4*

 

1 (Autism/ intellectual disability/ specific learning disability/mental illness)

1.      Master’s Degree in any discipline OR

2.      Bachelor’s Degree in Law OR

3.      Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering OR

4.      Chartered Accountant OR

5.      Company Secretary OR

6.      Chartered Financial Analyst OR

7.      Cost & Work Accountant

19

 

 

80

 

Legal12420181 (B & LV)Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Information Technology42118

1 (D & HH)*

1 (LV)

Graduate in engineering (electrical/ electronics/ electronics and communication/ information technology/ computer science) OR

Masters in Computers Application OR

Graduate in any discipline with post graduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in computers/ information technology.

 

Engineering (Civil)311051 (D & HH)Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Engineering (Electrical)401051 (D & HH)Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

 

10. I am in final year of my graduation, am I eligible to apply for this recruitment?

No, you are not eligible. To apply for Officer Grade A, a candidate must have completed his/her graduation and the result must have been declared by the University or Institute on or before 31st August 2018.

11. What is the Application fee for SEBI Grade A Officer recruitment 2018?

Application Fee for SEBI Grade A (Non-Refundable)

Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee (Non-refundable)

Unreserved & OBC (NCL)

 

Unreserved & OBC (NCL) Rs. 850/- as application fee cum intimation charges
SC/ST/PwBDRs. 100/- as intimation charges

12. How many times can I appear for this SEBI Grade A Officer Exam?

 There is no such limit on the number of attempts for this exam. Candidates can appear for this exam till the time they are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by SEBI in the notification.

13. What is the salary structure of the posts under this recruitment?

SEBI Grade A Officer is a standout amongst the most well-known job in India. Consistently in excess of 1 lakh, people vie for Grade A posts in a three-organize process. SEBI is exceptionally liberal in paying perks and Emoluments for even smallest of expenses. Total cost to company (CTC) pays package accounts to be around 11.4 lacs in metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi etc. Now, let us know the basic salary, perks, and Allowances understand how much salary you can draw as a SEBI Grade A officer. 

The incumbent will be on a scale of pay of Officer Grade A in the scale of Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350- 1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600 (17years).

Presently, the gross emolument including Board Contribution towards National Pension Scheme (NPS), Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Family Allowance, Local Allowance etc. at Mumbai at the minimum of this scale is approx. Rs. 92,000/- p.m. without accommodation and Rs. 62,000/- p.m. with accommodation.

14. How many total phases are there in this exam and what is the selection procedure?

SEBI Grade A Selection procedure is based on 3 major stages:

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Interview

SEBI Grade A – Phase 1

Phase I Online Examination

An online examination of two hours duration consisting of Multiple Choice questions for 200 marks will be held on November 17, 2018.

StreamTestsMax.
Marks
Duration
General, Legal, Information
Technology and
Engineering
English Language40120
mins
Quantitative
Aptitude
40
Reasoning Ability40
General
Awareness
40
Awareness about Securities Market40

Candidates would have to secure minimum marks separately for each section, based on Group Performance, as decided by SEBI.

SEBI Grade A – Phase 2

Phase II On-Line Examination

An online examination consisting of three papers of total 300 marks will be held on December 16, 2018.

StreamPaperMaximum
Marks
Duration
GeneralPaper I: Securities Market100 marks40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing Skills)100 marks60 minutes
Paper III: Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management100 marks40 minutes
Legal / Information
Technology / Engineering
Paper I: Financial Sector100 marks40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing
Skills)
100 marks60 minutes
Paper III: Specialized subject
related to stream
100 marks40 minutes

SEBI Grade A – Interview

Phase III Interview

Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. The application fee shall not be refunded to the candidates not shortlisted for the interview. The candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, while marks obtained in interview shall be given a weight of 15%.On fulfilling the criteria of the minimum cut off marks in each subject, candidates will be shortlisted based on Group Performance as decided by SEBI.

List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be made available on SEBI website. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. The application fee shall not be refunded to the candidates not shortlisted for the interview.

SEBI reserves the right to modify the selection procedure if deemed fit.

 

15. What is the structure of Phase 1 online Examination for posts of  Officers in Grade ‘A’?

SEBI Grade A – Phase 1

Phase I Online Examination

An online examination of two hours duration consisting of Multiple Choice questions for 200 marks will be held on November 17, 2018.

StreamTestsMax.
Marks
Duration
General, Legal, Information
Technology and
Engineering
English Language40120
mins
Quantitative
Aptitude
40
Reasoning Ability40
General
Awareness
40
Awareness about Securities Market40

Candidates would have to secure minimum marks separately for each section, based on Group Performance, as decided by SEBI.

 

16. What is the structure of Phase 2 online Examination for posts of  Officers in Grade ‘A’? 

SEBI Grade A – Phase 2

Phase II On-Line Examination

An online examination consisting of three papers of total 300 marks will be held on December 16, 2018.

StreamPaperMaximum
Marks
Duration
GeneralPaper I: Securities Market100 marks40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing Skills)100 marks60 minutes
Paper III: Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management100 marks40 minutes
Legal / Information
Technology / Engineering
Paper I: Financial Sector100 marks40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing
Skills)
100 marks60 minutes
Paper III: Specialized subject
related to stream
100 marks40 minutes

You can go through the syllabus of RBI Grade B officers Exams from the link below :

SEBI Grade A Officer 2018 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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