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SEBI Grade A 2020- Eligibility, Age Limit, Qualification

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Oct 21, 2020

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SEBI Grade A 2020 is the examination for the post of Assistant Manager, conducted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on behalf of the central government. The dates of Application has been extended from 31st May to 31st July. Check SEBI Application Process

It is a golden opportunity for every candidate who has not applied yet. If you wish to apply for SEBI Grade A 2020, you must satisfy the eligibility criteria which has been declared by the organizing authorities. It has multilevel eligibility criteria for the candidates to fulfil. This article provides you with a detailed description of eligibility conditions announced on the official website http://www.sebi.gov.in/.

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Latest Updates:

  1. The last date of filing the application form has been extended to July 31, 2020. Visit the official Website to apply. Check the Application Process of SEBI Grade A 2020.
  2. The date of SEBI Grade A Prelims Exam Date 2020 which was July 4, 2020, has been postponed with no further notice. Check SEBI Grade A 2020: Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

SEBI Grade A 2020: Eligibility criteria

SEBI Assistant Manager Grade A Eligibility criteria 2020 covers age limit, educational qualification, and reservation criteria. Candidates who wish to apply for SEBI Assistant Manager Grade A 2020 exam must meet the SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria shared below:

Nationality for SEBI Grade A 2020

To apply for SEBI Grade A 2020, candidates must have the following citizenship qualifications:

  • Citizens of India. OR,
  • Citizen of Bhutan/Nepal/Bangladesh with a valid certificate by Indian govt.

Age Limit for SEBI Grade A 2020

  • The maximum age limit is 30 years, i.e. the candidate should not be born on or before March 01, 1990.
  • However, there is age relaxation for the reserved categories as per the government norms which is provided in the table below:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
Other backward classes (OBC) Non-Creamy layer(OBC-NCL) 3 years
The person with disabilities (General) 10 years
The person with disabilities (SC /ST) 15 years
The person with disabilities (OBC) 13 years
Ex-Service-men/Disabled Ex-Service-men 5 years

Educational Qualification for SEBI Grade A 2020

If you are applying for SEBI Grade A exam 2020, you need to satisfy the certain educational qualification. You need to hold an educational degree according to the choice of the stream you are applying for. The complete details of SEBI Grade A Eligibility Criteria 2020 are given below:

Stream  Educational Criteria
General General stream candidates should hold a Master’s degree in any discipline, OR Bachelor’s degree in Law / Engineering OR Chartered Accountant / Company Secretary / Chartered Financial Analyst / Cost & Work Accountant
Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institute.
Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Electronics And Communication / Information Technology / Computer Science) OR Masters in Computers Application OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a postgraduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in Computers / Information Technology.
Engineering (Civil) Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University / Institute
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University / Institute
Research Master’s Degree in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance) / Econometrics from a recognized University / Institute
Official Language Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level or Master’s Degree in Sanskrit / English / Economics / Commerce with Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s Degree level from a recognized University / Institute

Important Note:

  1. A Post Graduate Diploma in any discipline will be accepted as the educational requirement for General stream and a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance) / Econometrics will be accepted as an educational requirement for Research Stream, provided the same is recognized as equivalent to a Master’ Degree in that discipline by Indian Government.
  2. Candidates are permitted to apply for a maximum of 2 streams only for which he/she is eligible to apply, as per their educational qualifications.
  3. Separate on-line application for each stream will have to be submitted and requisite fees are to be paid for each application.
  4. In case a candidate applies more than once in a Single Stream and/ or applies for more than 2 Streams, only the latest applications shall be considered valid and the other applications will be rejected.
  5. The officers recruited in any stream may be posted to any department of SEBI, irrespective of their streams.
  6. Candidates who have appeared for the final examinations and waiting for the results are eligible to appear for the Phase I, Phase II and Phase III of the selection process.
  7. The offer to join SEBI to the selected candidates shall be subject to production of necessary documents evidencing successfully obtaining the requisite qualification.

SEBI Grade a 2020 Eligibility criteria for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

The specified disabilities are:

  1. Blindness and Low Vision,
  2. Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
  3. Locomotors Disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy,
  4. .Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness,
  5. Multiple disabilities
  6. Other disabilities (as per the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016)
  7. The PwBD candidates may belong to any category (i.e.GEN/SC/ ST/ OBC/EWSs) and they will be eligible for age relaxations. Reservation for PwBD is horizontal and within the overall vacancies for the posts.
  8. PwBD means aperson with not less than 40% of aspecified benchmark disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and are eligible to apply in the GEN/ SC/ ST/ OBC/EWSs category. They will be eligible for concession in application fee.

Note for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities

Reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as per Section 34 of “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”. The disabilities specified in the Schedule of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 are as below:

Physical Disability:

  • Locomotors disability (a person's inability to execute distinctive activities associated with the movement of self and objects resulting from affliction of the musculoskeletal or nervous system or both), including:
    • "Leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from:
      • Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as the loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity;
      • Manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands and feet to enable them to engage in normal economic activity;
      • Extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him/her from undertaking any gainful occupation, and the expression "leprosy cured" shall be construed accordingly.
    • "Cerebral palsy" means a Group of the non-progressive neurological condition affecting body movements and muscle coordination,causedby damagetoone or morespecificareasofthe brain,usually occurring before, during or shortly after birth.
    • "Dwarfism" means a medical or genetic condition resulting in an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimetres) or less;
    • "Muscular dystrophy" is a group of hereditary genetic muscle disease that weakens the muscles that help in movement and persons with multiple dystrophy have incorrect and missing information in their genes,which prevents them from making the proteins they need for healthy muscles. It is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue;
    • "Acid attack victims" means a person disfigured due to violent assaults by throwing of acid or similar corrosive substance.
  • Visual impairment:
    • "Blindness" means a condition where a person has any of the following conditions, after best correction:
      • The total absence of sight; or
      • Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction; or
      • Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of fewer than 10 degrees.
    • "Low-vision" means a condition where a person has any of the following conditions, namely:
      • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 up to 3/60 or up to 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; or
      • Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of fewer than 40 degrees up to 10 degrees.
  • Hearing impairment:
    • "deaf" means persons having 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears;
    • "hard of hearing" means a person having 60 DB to 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears
    • "Speech and language disability" means a permanent disability arising out of conditions such as laryngectomy or aphasia affecting one or more components of speech and language due to organic or neurological causes.
  • Intellectual disability, a condition characterized by significant limitation both in intellectual functioning (reasoning, learning, problem-solving) and in adaptive behaviour which covers a range of every day, social and practical skills, including:
    • "Specific learning disabilities" means a heterogeneous group of conditions wherein there is a deficit in processing language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself as a difficulty to comprehend, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations and includes such conditions as perceptual disabilities, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and developmental aphasia;
    • "Autism spectrum disorder" means a neuro-developmental condition typically appearing in the first three years of life that significantly affects a person's ability to communicate, understand relationships and relate to others, and is frequently associated with unusual or stereotypical rituals or behaviours.
  • Mental behaviour:
    • "Mental illness" means a substantial disorder of thinking, mood, perception, orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behaviour, capacity to recognize reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life, but does not include retardation which is a condition of arrested or incomplete development of mind of a person, especially characterized by subnormality of intelligence.
  • Disability caused due to:
    • Chronic neurological conditions:
      • "Multiple sclerosis" means an inflammatory, nervous system disease in which the myelin sheaths around the axons of nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, leading to demyelination and affecting the ability of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to communicate with each other;
      • "Parkinson’s disease" means a progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremor, muscular rigidity,and slow, imprecise movement, chiefly affecting middle-aged and elderly people associated with degeneration of the basal ganglia of the brain and a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
    • Blood disorder:
      • "Hemophilia" means an inheritable disease, usually affecting the only male but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor would result in fatal bleeding;
      • "Thalassemia" means agroup of inherited disorders characterized by reduced or absent amounts of hemoglobin.
      • "Sickle cell disease" means a hemolytic disorder characterized by chronic anaemia, painful events, and various complications due to associated tissue and organ damage; "hemolytic" refers to the destruction of the cell membrane of red blood cells resulting in the release of hemoglobin.
  • MultipleDisabilities: (more than one of the above-specified disabilities)including deaf-blindness which means a condition in which a person may have a combination of hearing and visual impairments causing severe communication, developmental, and educational problems.

Check How to Apply for SEBI Grade A 2020?

In the cases where there is no vacancy reserved for OBC/other categories candidates,such candidates can still apply. However, they will not be eligible for any relaxation. OBC/ PwBD candidates should possess latest certificate to this effect issued by theCompetentAuthority in the prescribed format(formats are available on the SEBI website).

FAQs

Ques. What is the last date to apply for SEBI Grade a Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The last date to apply for SEBI Grade a 2020 exam, is July 31, 2020. Earlier, the last date was May 31, 2020. The application dates have been extended considering the condition of the nation due to COVID-19 situation.

Ques. What is the application fee for SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The Application Fees of SEBI Grade A Recruitment 2020 for Unreserved candidates is INR 1000/-. However, there is relaxation in application fees for reserved candidates. To know more details, check How to Apply for SEBI Grade Assistant Manager 2020.

Ques. Is SEBI Grade A a govt job?

Ans. Yes. SEBI Grade A Officer is a Government Job. SEBI is a Statutory Body which draws its powers from the SEBI Act of 1992, passed by the Indian Parliament.

Ques. Can final year students apply for SEBI Grade A?

Ans. Yes, if you are in the final year of the eligible degree course you are eligible to appear in the exam. However, the offer to join SEBI to the selected candidates shall be subject to production of necessary documents evidencing successfully obtaining the requisite qualification.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

Comments


6 Comments
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koyena biswas
I have 52% marks in M.Com. Can I apply for SEBI Grade A (General Stream)?
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kavita rani

Hi Koyena. Yes, you can apply for SEBI Grade A (General Stream). For the post of SEBI Grade A, the basic eligibility criteria are conditions of educational qualification and age limit are mentioned here.
 

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utkarsha khatri
What is the eligibility for posts in the Legal stream?
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kavita rani

Hi Utkarsha. Candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institute to give this exam in the legal stream. For more details, refer here.
 

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sheetal chib
I have passed the second year of MCA with lateral entry. Am I qualified to apply for this exam?
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kavita rani

Hi Sheetal. While applying for SEBI Grade A exam, you must meet the minimum educational qualification. You must have an educational degree according to the choice of the stream you are applying for. For more details, refer here.
 

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sadim ansari
How many times can I apply for SEBI Grade A exam? Is there any restriction in the number of attempts?
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kavita rani

Hi Sadim. There isn't any restriction on total number of attempts one can make for this exam.

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riyaz
I'm appearing in the final year of my graduation (law). Can I apply for SEBI Grade A 2020 exam (General/ Legal Stream)?
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kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. Candidates having a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institute can apply for this exam.

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riyaz
I am in the final year of graduation. Am I eligible for this exam?
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kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. Yes, you can apply. One must have an educational degree according to the choice of the stream you are applying for. For more details, refer here.