SEBI Officer Syllabus 2018 Assitant Manager Exam Pattern PDF

SEBI Officer Syllabus 2018 Assistant Manager Exam Pattern Syllabus PDF can be checked on this page. Securities and Exchange Board of India is conducting the recruitment for Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) posts in General, Legal, Information Technology, Engineering Stream. The selection of eligible candidates is to be done through On-Line Examination and Interview. If you apply for this bharti, then here you can check SEBI Officer Grade A Syllabus and exam pattern...



SEBI Officer Syllabus 2018 & Exam Pattern with PDF

Selection process:

  • Phase 1 exam
  • Phase 2 Exam
  • interview

SEBI Officer / Assistant Manager Exam Pattern:

Phase 1 Examination:
An online examination having Objective type (Multiple Choice) questions is held. It will be of 200 marks / 200 questions.
Exam Tests Max. Marks Time
Phase 1: General, Legal, Information Technology and Engineering English language 40 120 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40
Reasoning Ability 40
Awareness about Securities market 40
General Awareness 40

Phase 2 Exam:
Stream Paper Maximum marks Duration (minutes)
General Paper 1: Securities Market 100 40
Paper 2: English Writing Skills 100 60
Paper 3: Economic and Social Issues and Finance and Management 100 40
Legal / Information Technology / Engineering Paper 1: Financial Sector 100 40
Paper 2: English Writing Skills 100 60
Paper 3: Specialized subject related to stream 100 40


Minimum qualifying marks: 40% in each paper / test.

b. Interview: Candidates will be shortlisted based on Group Performance as decided by SEBI. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be made available on SEBI website.

SEBI Officer Syllabus 2018 Assistant Manager Phase 1


1. English Language:- Spot Errors, Passages, Fill in the blanks, Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, Reconstruction of sentence & passage, One word substitution, Phrase substitution, Jumbled up sentences, Double blanks in a sentence, Commonly misspelled words.

2. Quantitative Aptitude:- Profit and loss, Approximation Wrong Number, Finding next number in series, Decimal fractions, Average problems, Simplifications, Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Square root and cube root, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Case study, Mensuration, Permutations and combinations, Data tables, Probability. Simple and compound interest problems, Time and work problems, Time and distance problems, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion, Pie charts, Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series. Data Interpretation.

3. Reasoning: Questions in this section will be asked from Analogy, Puzzle, Odd Man out, Syllogism, word formation, Statement and conclusions, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Passage and conclusions, Coding decoding, Blood relations, Alphabet test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence , Direction sense test, Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input output, Assertion and reasoning etc.

4. General awareness: full forms, Important days / dates, Currency and capital, Heads of Important Organizations, important persons, Indian Economy, World Economy, Union Budget, Census, Ministers and their ministry, bank tag lines, Banking Terms, RBI, Fiscal Monetary Policies etc., Function of Banks, Important days / dates, ministers and their departments, world countries and their capital and currencies, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors, Sports, Finance, Agriculture etc. current affairs of last 6 months, Books & Their Authors.

5. Syllabus for test on ‘Awareness about Securities Market’ of Phase I
Securities markets
1. Indian Financial system - introduction - structure - finance commission - financial administration - receipts of the Government - Expenditures of the Government.
2. Capital markets - primary market - instruments - legal issues and regulations - secondary market - stock exchanges - brokers - trading in stock exchanges - forward trading - stock index - depositories – regulations
3. Bond Market- Money market, G.sec Market, Corporate bond market, Bond valuation, Duration, sensitivity, risk
4. Foreign Exchange market - exchange control - fixation of exchange rate - exchange control in India - FEMA - foreign exchange transactions of commercial banks in India - currency convertibility - currency forwards, futures and options - trading in foreign exchange market - relationship between money market and foreign exchange market..
5. Commodity market, commodity trading and exchanges
6. International capital markets - instruments - Guidelines - foreign investment in India and its regulations.

Securities Law:
1. Relationship between Company Law and securities law
2. Basic concepts related to securities law, like capital, public offer and securities
3. Historical Background of securities law
4. SEBI as a Market regulator, Powers and Functions of SEBI, Quasi legislative powers, executive powers and quasi-judicial powers
5. Regulating the intermediaries and Stock exchanges, Meaning and Type of securities, Securities Contract, Corporatization, Demutualization and regulation of stock exchange, Listing Agreement, Dematerlisation and Rematerlisation
6. Rights and duties of Depository (NSDL AND CSDL) , Depository Participant, Issuer and beneficiary
7. Unpublished Price Sensitive Information(UPSI) , Insider as connected person, Insider as the person having access to UPSI, Trading on the basis of UPSI
8. Mergers Amalgamation and takeovers, Types and legal processes during takeover, Substantial Acquisitions, Exemptions by law, Exemption BY SEBI
9. Public offer and disclosure requirements
10. Unfair Trade Practices in the securities market, Securities Market offences, Prohibition of Insider Trading
11. SEBI ICDR Regulations
12. Public Offer requirements
13. Role of SEBI as a Regulator
14. Securities Appellate Tribunal
15. Role of Courts in enforcing securities regulations

To check Syllabus of Phase 2 i.e. Full Syllabus, download the pdf from direct link below.
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