SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 – Exam Pattern For SEBI Officer Grade A

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2020: SEBI Grade-A exam has been postponed due to Covid-19. The exam date for the phase-1 and phase-2 is rescheduled. Phase-1 exam will now be conducted on the revised date 4th July 2020 and Phase-2 exam will now be conducted on the revised date of 23rd August 2020. Also, the last date to apply online is extended til 31 May 2020. So, if you have missed the last date to apply online for this recruitment then this is a great opportunity to apply and start your preparation. This is one of the best opportunities for candidates who want to pursue their careers in this sector. Before starting the preparation of any examination, it is mandatory to have awareness about syllabus & exam pattern. In this post we have provided detailed syllabus & exam pattern of SEBI Grade A Officer exam 2020.

Link to Apply Online for SEBI Grade A 2020 Recruitment

SEBI Grade A Officer Selection Process

The selection process will comprise of three-stages as discussed below.

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

The final selection of the candidates will be made on the marks secured by the candidate in Phase II and the interview.

View here detail SEBI Grade A Syllabus

SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020: Exam Pattern For Phase I & Phase II

As discussed above, the selection process will comprise of three stages. The Marking Scheme for SEBI Grade A Recruitment is discussed in detail below.

a) SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern For Phase I

The on-line examination will consist of two papers of 100 marks each. The SEBI Grade A Online Exam For Phase I will be held on 4th July, 2020. The pattern of Phase-I is given below.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper I 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 minutes 30%
Paper II 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
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:– Multiple choice questions on
subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

Marking Scheme For SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment Phase I

  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 1 and Paper 2
    in Phase I.
  • Marks obtained in Phase I shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for Phase-II examination process and will not be counted for final selection of the candidates

b) SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern For Phase II

SEBI Grade A Phhae II will have two papers of 100 marks each. The on-line exam will have two papers of 100 marks each. The SEBI Grade A Phase II Exam will be held on 23rd August, 2020. The pattern of Phase-II is given below

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: Multiple choice questions on
subjects Commerce, Accountancy,
Management, Finance, Costing, Companies
Act and Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil &
Electrical) and Official Language stream:
Multiple choice questions on Specialized
subject related to stream.
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions
on subjects Economics, Econometrics,
Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

Marking Scheme For SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment Phase II

  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 2 in Phase II
    (except IT stream for which details shall be informed in due course).
  • Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned at (iv) 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 shortlisted for Phase III.

c) Interview

Candidates who clear Phase I and Phase II will be shortlisted for the interview. The candidate may opt for an interview either in Hindi or English. Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, while marks obtained in the interview shall be given a weightage of 15%. Thus, the final selection will be made on the basis of Phase II and the interview.

Important Note:

  • For candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Paper-II will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the Hall Ticket.
  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 2 in Phase II (except IT stream for which details shall be informed in due course).
  • There shall be a cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper 1 and a cut-off of a minimum of 40% for Paper 2 in Phase II.
  • Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned at (iv) above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in the Phase II exam (weightage of 1/3rd for Paper 1 and 2/3rd for Paper 2) to be shortlisted for Phase III.
  • Subject to the criteria mentioned at (v) above, candidates equaling 3 times the number of vacancies shall be shortlisted, in order of merit, for Phase III i.e. the Interview. List of candidates shortlisted for Interview will be made available on the SEBI website.

Salary For SEBI Grade A

The pay scale of SEBI Grade A manager is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-343501750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years).

SEBI Grade A Officer : Job Profile, Salary & Career Growth