Are you applying for SEBI Grade A 2020, yet not sure about the selection process of SEBI Grade A 2020? Here we will discuss the stages of the SEBI Grade A Exam and the marks weightage of each test. The application process of SEBI Phase-I is going on until July 31, 2020. You can apply on their official website http://www.sebi.gov.in/.
To know about the application process, check How to Apply for SEBI Grade A 2020?
Phase-I and Phase-II are online written exams to test the candidates’ knowledge, whereas Phase-III or the final stage is Interview i.e. a face-to-face personality test to judge the candidates’ personality and psyche.
SEBI Grade A Selection procedure is based on 3 major stages:
|Phase -I||Entry-Level Exam|
|Phase-II||85% of the Final Result|
|Interview||15% of the Final Result|
SEBI Phase-I is the entry-level exam. An online exam consisting of Multiple Choice questions for 200 marks will be conducted to test the candidates’ knowledge and skills. The application procedures are open to apply for SEBI Grade A 2020 Phase-I till July 31, 2020. There are 2 papers consisting of 100 marks each. The Paper-I is for all candidates despite their variations in streams and subjects.
|Paper-I||All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects viz.
|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 the specialized subject related to the stream.||100||40 minutes||40%|
|Research Stream:-Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce|
|Aggregate Cut off||-||-||40%|
Only the candidates who qualify the Phase-I of SEBI Grade A 2020, will have the chance to attempt the Phase-II. After the declaration of the results of Phase-I, a list of candidates’ names will be released who are eligible for Phase-II.
The Eligible candidates will be able to download a Call Letter on SEBI Official Website. Without the Admit Card/ Call Letter, the candidate will not be allowed to enter. The Exam Centre will also be mentioned in the Call Letter. Know-How to download the Admit Card of SEBI Grade A 2020
Same as the Phase-I, the Paper-I is common for all candidates appearing for Phase-II. The Syllabus of this phase will be the same as the Phase-I. However, the level of the questions will be more difficult. Know SEBI Grade A: Detailed Exam Pattern and Syllabus
|Paper-I||All streams: English(Descriptive Test)to test the drafting skills||100||60 minutes||30%||1/3rd|
|Paper-II||General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics||100||40 minutes||40%||2/3rd|
|Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical)and Official Language Stream: Multiple choice questions on the specialized subject related to stream||100||40 minutes||40%||2/3rd|
|Research Stream:-Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance And Commerce|
|Aggregate Cut off||-||-||40%||-|
Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the third state of the selection process - SEBI Grade A 2020 interview. Here are some invariable facts about the stage of Interview that will provide the applicants with information of the final state:
Do not have conceptions such as Interview is about testing your knowledge and fluency. You can give the Interview in Hindi or English. The conducting board has already tested your depth of knowledge and merits through written tests. The interview is the final stage. Therefore, Of course, it will seem very hard and do not wait for your results of Phase-II. Start Preparation as soon as possible. Check Preparation tips of SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam.
Ques. Will the SEBI exam be postponed?
Ans. The SEBI exam was postponed due to the coronavirus. While the Phase 1 exam is rescheduled to July 4th, the Phase 2 exam is slated for August 23. However, these dates are postponed until July 31, 2020. The last date of application is July 31, 2020.
Ques. Is there any change in the Exam Pattern for SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam?
Ans. Yes, the exam pattern has been changed from the exam pattern of SEBI 2018. The applicants should stay updated with the latest exam pattern of SEBI 2020. Check SEBI Exam Pattern and syllabus.
Ques. Where is the head office of SEBI?
Ans. The Head office of SEBI is located in Mumbai.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.