SEBI Grade A Exam

SEBI Grade ‘A’ 2022 – Phase I Result (Awaited), Application Form, Eligibility, Dates

Last Modified on : 10 May 2024

The Security & Exchange Board of India conducts recruitment examinations for Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) posts for various streams such as General, Information Technology, Legal, Engineering, Official Language, and Research. SEBI is a statutory regulatory body established through an Act of Parliament to:

  • Regulate the securities market
  • Promote the development of the securities market
  • Protect the interests of investors in securities

So, if you are interested in working with the reputed SEBI, go through the article to know about eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, and more.

SEBI Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) 2022 Exam Update – 

  • The Securities & Exchange Board of India has released the notification for SEBI Grade A Exam on 5th January 2022.
  • The Phase I examination was conducted on 20th February 2022, results for the same are awaited.
  • the Phase II exam for Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) will be held on 20th March 2022. 
  • Dates for the Phase III exam are yet to be announced.

SEBI Grade ‘A’ Exam 2022 – Quick Overview

Exam Name

SEBI Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) Exam

Exam conducting authority

Securities and Exchange Board of India

Official website

Mode of Exam


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Vacancies

120 (Assistant Manager Grade A)

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SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 Important Dates

Following is the schedule for the SEBI Grade ‘A’ exam 2022:

SEBI Grade A 2022  Exam Events

Important Dates (Announced)

Notification release date

05th January 2022

Online application process begins

05th January 2022

Online application process ends

24th January 2022

Last date to pay SEBI Grade ‘A’ fee

24th January 2022

Availability of admit cards

8th February 2022 to 20th February 2022

Phase I online examination (Prelims Exam)

20th February 2022

Phase I result

To be Announced

Phase-II online exam Mains Exam (except Paper 2 of Information Technology Stream)

20th March 2022

Paper 2 of Phase II of Information Technology Stream

03rd April 2022

Phase-II result 

To be Notified

Phase-III Interview Date

To be Notified

Result announcement

To be Notified

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SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

Selection through the SEBI Grade A exam is done in three phases:

  • Phase-I – Online Prelims exam
  • Phase-II – Online Mains exam consisting of three papers
  • Phase-III - Interview

Phase I – Online Exam Pattern

The online examination is of two hours duration consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The exam pattern is different for different posts. Check out the tables given below:



Maximum Marks


General, Legal, Information Technology and Engineering

English Language


120 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude


Test of Reasoning


General Awareness


Awareness about Securities Market


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Qualifying Marks: Candidates need to secure a minimum of 40% cut-off in each subject separately for qualifying Phase I. Please note that the marks of the Phase I exam will not be considered for the final selection of the candidates.

Phase-II – Online Exam

Phase II exam is also an online exam that consists of three papers with a total of 300 marks. Here is the paper pattern:



Maximum Marks



Paper I: Securities Market (MCQs)


40 minutes

Paper-II: English (Writing Skills) (Descriptive)


60 minutes

Paper III: Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management (MCQs)


40 minutes

Legal/Information Technology/Engineering

Paper I: Financial Sector (MCQs)


40 minutes

Paper-II: English (Writing Skills) (Descriptive)


60 minutes

Paper III: Specialized subject related to stream (MCQs)


40 minutes

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Qualifying Marks: Minimum 40% marks in each paper.

NOTE: All papers in Phase I and Phase II (except English) will be in both English and Hindi languages.

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Interview Process -

Candidates who qualify for Phase II examinations are shortlisted for the Interview phase. The list of shortlisted candidates is released on SEBI’s official website, The final selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ marks in Phase-II online exam and Interview. 85% weightage will be given to marks of Phase II exam while 15% weightage will be given to Interview marks.

SEBI Grade A Exam Syllabus

SEBI Grade A exam syllabus can be downloaded from the official notification. Candidates are accessed on various abilities such as Quantitative Aptitude, reasoning skills, understanding of the English language, general awareness and professional knowledge.

SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 Eligibility

Before applying for the exam, make sure you meet the Grade A exam eligibility criteria.

Age Limit

Candidates must not be more than 30 years of age as on 28th February 2022 (born on or after 1st March 1992). Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will get 5 years of relaxation in the age limit while those belonging to the OBC category will get 3 years of relaxation.

Educational Qualification

Educational qualification differs for different posts. Here are the details:

For General (any one of the following degree)

  • Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Company Secretary
  • Cost & Work Accountant

For Legal

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognised institute.

For Information Technology

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


  • Master’s degree in Computer Application


  • Graduate degree in any discipline with a post-graduate degree (minimum 2 years duration) in information technology/computers.

For Engineering (Civil)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

For Engineering (Electrical)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Note: Candidates who have given the final year exam and are waiting for their result are also eligible for the exam. However, they will be eligible for a job at SEBI only on the production of documents supporting their qualification.

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SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 Application Process

Candidates were advised to apply online only through the official website within the given application time period. Applications were not accepted through any other mode. The online application link was active from 05th to 24th January 2022.

Documents Requirements and Complete Details - Know More 

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Steps to Apply for SEBI Grade A Exam

  • Go to SEBI’s website;
  • Click on ‘SEBI Recruitment of Officers in Grade A – Online Registration’ link on the home-page.
  • Click on the ‘Online Registration Link’
  • Click on the link for new registration – ‘Click here for New Registration’.
  • Read the important instructions and continue.
  • Enter your name, contact details, and email id to register. A registration number and password will be displayed on the screen. These details will also be shared through SMS and email provided by the candidate.
  • Log-in using the registration number and password to complete the application form. If you cannot fill the form in one go, use “SAVE AND NEXT” button to save the data already entered and log out. You can log in again to complete the form.
  • Fill in all the details carefully and check them before hitting the “FINAL SUBMIT” button.
  • Upload the scanned images of the Photograph and Signature as per the specification mentioned in the official notification.
  • Proceed to “Payment” option. The application fee can be paid by internet banking, debit cards, credit cards, and mobile wallets. E-receipt will be generated upon successful completion of the transaction. Candidates are advised to take the print out of the e-receipt.
  • Once the application process is complete, take a printout of the confirmation page/completed application form.

Important Note: Do not send system generated print out of filled-in application form to SEBI’s office.

Application Fee

Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.




₹ 1000/-+ intimation charges


₹ 100/-+ intimation charges

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SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 Other Details

SEBI Officer Grade A Vacancies -

This year, SEBI has come up with 120 vacancies under Grade A Office Assistant post. Check out the complete SEBI vacancies posted on the official website.


Available Vacancies





Information Technology




Official Language




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SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2022: Selection Process

  • There will be three stages of selection under the SEBI Recruitment process for Grade A Officer i.e. Prelims, Mains & Personal Interview.
  • Candidates were required to appear in the Preliminary Exam held on 20th February 2022.
  • Those who will qualify for it will appear in the Mains exam on 20th March 2022.
  • Afterwards, the department will conduct the Interviews as the last stage for the finally selected applicants.
  • The dates for phase III (interview) will be announced in due course.

SEBI Grade A Officer Exam Admit Card

  • Admit card for SEBI Officer Grade A exam 2022 were intimated through SMS/Email message.
  • Applicants should download the admit card only from the official website using their registered id and password.
  • Check all the details carefully; if you notice any discrepancy, inform the exam conducting authority.
  • Do carry the admit card to the examination venue, it is mandatory for making entry to the examination hall.

SEBI Officer Grade A Exam Result 2022

  • The result for the SEBI Grade A 2022 Phase-I exam will be released on the official website.
  • The final result will be uploaded only after the Interview round (Phase-III).
  • The result will be uploaded to the “Career” section on the official website.
  • Candidates can log in with their registration ID and password to check the result.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: When will be the SEBI Grade A Exam 2022 application form available?

Candidates were able to fill in the SEBI Grade A exam 2022 application form online from 5th to 24th January 2022.

Q: What is the date of the online examination for the SEBI Grade A exam?

The Phase I examination was conducted on 20th February 2022 while the Phase II exam for the Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) will be held on 20th March 2022. Dates for the Phase III exam are yet to be announced.

Q: What is the eligibility for posts in the Legal stream?

Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognised institute is the educational qualification required for the SEBI Grade A exam. Candidates whose final year result is yet to be released are also eligible for the exam.

Q: What is the specification for the scanned image of the photograph?

Recent passport size coloured photograph in 200 x 230 pixels. The file size (scanned image) should be between 20 – 50 KB.

Q: What is the specification for the signature image?

Sign on plain white paper with a black ink pen. The size of the scanned image should be between 10 – 20 KB with dimensions 140 x 160.

Q: How can I get the registration number and password if forgotten?

You can find these details on your registered email id or mobile number. Registration number and password will be sent through email and SMS at the time of registration.


Parul ali, January 21, 2021

I am a student of class 12 with commerce stream giving this year final exam. Is there any job available for me ?

Abhishek, January 11, 2021

Do you have vacancies for diploma in mechanical engineering ?

Ravi, December 24, 2020

I have lost my mobile and i also did not find my registration number in my email, please help how can i get it

Exams Planner, March 3, 2021

You must contact the helpline number.