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SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Officer Grade A: Notification released | 120 Vacancies

SEBI Recruitment 2018

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has released the SEBI Recruitment 2018 Notification for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager). There are a total of 120 vacancies in streams like General, Legal, IT and Engineering ( Civil and Electrical). You can find all the details of the SEBI Recruitment 2018 in this blog.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Important Dates

Activity Important Dates
Online Application and Payment of fee On-Line September 15, 2018, to October 07, 2018
Availability of Call Letters on SEBI website (for On-Line Examinations) Will be intimated by email/SMS
Phase I On-Line Examination November 17, 2018
Phase II On-Line Examination December 16, 2018
Phase III Interview Dates will be intimated

(Note: SEBI reserves the right to make any change in these dates)

You can Download the Official Notification PDF here

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Vacancies and Educational Qualification (Stream-wise)

SEBI Recruitment 2018

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Age Limit

A)  A candidate must not have exceeded the age of 30 years as on August 31, 2018, i.e., a candidate must have been born on or after September 01, 1988.

B) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:

  1. up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them;
  2. up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Selection Process

The selection process for the SEBI 2018 Recruitment would be having three stages process i.e. Phase I (online screening examination for 200 marks), Phase II (online examination consisting of three papers for total 300 marks) and Phase III (Interview).

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Exam Pattern

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Phase 1 Exam pattern

The SEBI Recruitment 2018 Phase 1 exam will have 5 sections. the details of the sections and the number of questions are in the below table –



Maximum Marks


General, Legal, Information Technology and Engineering General Awareness 40 120 minutes
English Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40
Test of Reasoning 40
Awareness about Securities Market 40

Note –

i. Phase I Online examination will be conducted in a single shift.
ii. Candidates would have to secure minimum 40% cut-off marks separately for each test in order to qualify for Phase II. 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.
iii. Subject to the criteria mentioned at (ii) above, candidates equaling 10 times the number of vacancies shall be shortlisted for Phase II, in order of merit. List of candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be made available on SEBI website.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Phase 2 Exam pattern

The SEBI recruitment 2018 Phase 2 Exam would on-line examination consisting of three papers of total 300 marks will be held on December 16, 2018. The papers shall be as follows:



Maximum Marks


General Paper I: Securities Market 100 marks 40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing Skills) 100 marks 60 minutes
Paper III: Economic & Social Issues and Finance & Management 100 marks 40 minutes
Legal / Information Technology / Engineering Paper I: Financial Sector 100 marks 40 minutes
Paper II: English (Writing Skills) 100 marks 60 minutes
Paper III: Specialized subject related to stream 100 marks 40 minutes


i. Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued new Hall Tickets.
ii. For candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Papers I and III will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the Hall Ticket.
iii. Candidates, who secure minimum 40% marks separately in each Paper, will be shortlisted for Phase III of the recruitment process.
iv. Subject to the criteria mentioned at (iii) 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 SEBI website.

All question papers (in both the Phases, except the test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Phase 3 Interview

A 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 weightage of 15%.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Pay Scale

Pay: The pay scale of officers in Grade A is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600 (17 years).

Presently, the gross emolument including SEBI’s 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.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Application Fees

Category of Applicant Amount of Fee (Non-refundable)
Unreserved & OBC (NCL) Rs. 850/- as application fee cum intimation charges
SC/ ST/ PwBD Rs. 100/- as intimation charges

Separate on-line application for each stream will have to be made with requisite fee for each application to be paid as well.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Call Letter

Candidates will have to visit the website www.sebi.gov.in for downloading call letters for SEBI Recruitment 2018 online examination. Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter download.

The candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of Birth for downloading the call letter.

Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph on the call letter which should be the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination centre with

  • Call Letter
  • Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in this advertisement and also specified in the call letter and
  • Photocopy of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought in original.

SEBI Recruitment 2018 – Exam Preparation

As the SEBI Recruitment 2018 Exam would be in Online mode, so you should also do your SEBI 2018 Exam preparation in Online Mode. Oliveboard would be providing with the best online mock tests to help you with your preparation. You can kick-start your SEBI exam preparation right away by taking a free Mock test from Oliveboard.

That is all from us in this blog on SEBI Recruitment 2018 Exam. We hope the blog has answered all your questions about the SEBI recruitment for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager). Do not let this Golden opportunity go, so hurry up and register for the SEBI Grade A 2018 Exam. All the best.

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