SEBI Recruitment 2020 – Apply Online for 147 Officer Grade A (Asst Manager) Posts

SEBI Recruitment 2020 – Apply Online for 147 Officer Grade A (Asst Manager) Posts

Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Recruitment 2020: SEBI recruitment has invited the notification for 147 posts of Assistant Manager. The procedure for SEBI Assistant Manager online application has started from 7th March and will be available up to 23rd March 2020, so those candidates who are interested in the vacancy and fulfill the eligibility criteria may apply for the post by applying online

SEBI Assitant Manager Recruitment 2020

Name of the Post SEBI Officer Grade A (Asst Manager) Online Form 2020
Post Date 7th march 2020
Total Vacancy 147

Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Vacancies 2020

Important Dates

  • Starting Date to Apply Online & Fee Payment: 07-03-2020
  • Last Date to Apply for Online & Fee Payment: 23-03-2020
  • Last Date for Printing of Application: 07-04-2020
  • Date of Phase I On-Line Exam: 12-04-2020
  • Date of Phase II On-Line Exam: 03-05-2020


Application Fee

  • or UR/ OBC/ EWSs: Rs. 1000/- + Intimation charges
  • For SC/ ST/ PwBD: Rs. 100/- + Intimation charges


Vacancy Details Number of posts Stream Qualification
1 80 General Master’s Degree in any
discipline, Bachelors’ Degree
in Law, Bachelors’ Degree in
Engineering from a
recognized university, CA /
CFA / CS / Cost Accountant.
2 34 Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law
from a recognized University
/ Institute.
3 22 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 post
graduate qualification
(minimum 2 years duration)
in Computers / Information
4 01 Engineering (Civil) Bachelor’s Degree in Civil
Engineering from a
recognized University /
5 04 Engineering (Electrical) Bachelor’s Degree in
Electrical Engineering from a
recognized University /
6 05 Research Master’s Degree in Statistics
/ Economics / Commerce /
Business Administration
(Finance) / Econometrics
from a recognized University
/ Institute.
7 01 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 /


Total Posts Category Wise

Stream UR OBC SC ST EWS Total
General 32 22 12 6 8 80
Legal 12 12 6 2 2 34
8 8 3 2 1 22
0 0 1 0 0 1
2 1 1 0 0 4
Research 3 1 0 1 0 5
1 0 0 0 0 1

Age Limit as on 29/02/2020

Those candidates who are eyeing to apply for the SEBI Assistant manager post must know whether they are eligible in terms of age or not.

For Assistant manager post candidates

  • Maximum Age: 30 years

But if you belong to the reservation community then you might have some relaxation in the upper age limit. To know about your category do check the list which we have given below:

Category Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 Years
OBC 3 years
PwBD 10 Years
PwBD + OBC 13 Years
PwBD + SC/ST 15 Years
Ex-servicemen 5 Years


Now its time to know how will you get a job at SEBI as an assistant manager.

Mode of selection shall be a three-stage process i.e. Phase I (on-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each), Phase II (on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each) and Phase III (Interview).

Phase I On-Line Examination:

An online screening examination consisting of two papers (Multiple Choice questions of 100 marks each) will be held on April 12, 2020. The exam will consist of:

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off
Paper 1 All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects viz. General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning.  100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 

General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics.

Legal, Information Technology, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to the stream. 

Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance, and Commerce.

100 40 minutes 40%

Phase II On-Line Examination

For SEBI assistant manager phase II will be an on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each will be held on May 03, 2020. The papers shall be as follows:

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off
Paper 1 All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 2/3rd
Paper 2

General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics.

Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical) and Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subjects related to the stream. 

Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance, and Commerce.

100 40 minutes 2/3rd


Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. The application fee shall not be refunded to the candidates not shortlisted for Phase II and Interview. The candidate may opt for an interview either in Hindi or English. Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, while marks obtained in the interview shall be given a weightage of 15%.


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. 1,07,000/- p.m. without accommodation and Rs. 73,000/- p.m. with accommodation.


Candidates are required to apply On-Line through the website from March 07, 2020, to March 23, 2020, and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates need not submit the system generated print out of the ON-LINE application to SEBI's office.


  1. Applicants are required to go to SEBI’s website ‘’ and open the link “Careers”. Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification entitled “SEBI RECRUITMENT EXERCISE - RECRUITMENT OF OFFICER GRADE A (ASSISTANT MANAGER) - 2020” and click on the option "APPLY ONLINE" which will open a new screen. 
  2. To register application, choose the tab "CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION" and enter Name, Contact details, and Email-ID. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. The candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. 
  3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered by choosing the "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application, candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. 
  4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the “FINAL SUBMIT” BUTTON. 
  5. The Name of the candidate and his/her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelled correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. 
  6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the "VALIDATE YOUR DETAILS" and "SAVE & NEXT" button. 
  7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo, Signature, Left Thumb impression and handwriting declaration as per the specifications given in the Guidelines detailed under point "C" given below. 
  8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before “FINAL SUBMIT”. 
  10. Modify details, if required, and click on "FINAL SUBMIT" only after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct. 
  11. Click on the "PAYMENT" Tab and proceed for payment. 
  12. Click on the "SUBMIT" button.


Commerce & Accountancy
a) Accounting as a financial information system;
b) Accounting Standards with specific reference to Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Revenue
Recognition, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments.
c) Cash Flow Statement, Fund flow statement, Financial statement analysis; Ratio analysis;
d) Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, Right Shares.
e) Employees Stock Option and Buy-Back of Securities.
f) Preparation and Presentation of Company Final Accounts.

a) Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing,
Directing and Controlling;
b) The Role of a Manager in an Organization. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader;
c) Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader.
d) Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD;
e) Motivation, Morale, and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale;
Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
f) Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. 

1) Financial System
a) Role and Functions of Regulatory bodies in the Financial Sector.
2) Financial Markets
a) Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent
3) General Topics
a) Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap
b) Recent Developments in the Financial Sector
c) Financial Inclusion- use of technology
d) Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
e) Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM),
f) Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends.

1. Overview of Cost and Management Accounting - Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting, Objectives and Scope of Cost and Management Accounting.
2. Methods of Costing - Single Output/ Unit Costing, Job Costing, Batch Costing, Contract Costing, Process/ Operation Costing, Costing of Service Sectors.
3. Basics of Cost Control and Analysis - (i) Standard Costing, (ii) Marginal Costing, (iii) Budget and Budgetary Control.
4. Lean System and Innovation:-
a) Introduction to Lean System
b) Just-in-Time (JIT) 

c) Kaizen Costing
d) 5 Ss
e) Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
f) Cellular Manufacturing/ One-Piece Flow Production Systems
g) Six Sigma (SS)
h) Introduction to Process Innovation and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR).

Companies Act

The Companies Act, 2013 – Specific reference to Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter VIII, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, and Chapter XXVII.


a) Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income: Concepts and Measurement, Classical & Keynesian Approach Determination of output and employment, Consumption Function, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS-LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles
b) Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Non-banking Financial Institutions.

Syllabus for SEBI Assistant manager( Engineering Stream - Civil)

1. Building Materials: Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminium, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks, and Aggregates: Classification, properties, and selection criteria; Cement: Types, Composition, Properties, Uses, Specifications, and various Tests; Lime & Cement Mortars and Concrete: Properties and various Tests; Design of Concrete Mixes: Proportioning of aggregates and methods of mix design.
2. Solid Mechanics: Elastic constants, Stress, plane stress, Strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, Elastic theories of failure, Principal Stresses, Bending, Shear and Torsion.

3. Structural Analysis: Basics of the strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, the concept of bending and shear stresses; Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; Trusses, beams, plane frames; Rolling loads, Influence Lines, Unit load method & other methods; Free and
Forced vibrations of single degree and multi-degree freedom system; Suspended Cables; Concepts and use of Computer-Aided Design.
4. Design of Steel Structures: Principles of Working Stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam-column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, Principles of Ultimate load design.
5. Design of Concrete and Masonry structures: Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression, and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels, Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases; Principles of pre-stressed concrete design including materials and methods; Earthquake resistant design of structures; Design of Masonry Structure.
6. Construction Practice, Planning, and Management: Construction - Planning, Equipment, Site investigation and Management including Estimation with latest project management tools and network analysis for different Types of works; Analysis of Rates of various types of works; Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost; Land acquisition; Labour safety and welfare.
7. The flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power:
(a) Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow: Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modelling; Fluid dynamics including flow kinematics and measurements; Flow net; Viscosity, Boundary layer, and control, Drag, Lift, Principles in open channel flow, Flow controls. Hydraulic jump; Surges; Pipe networks.
(b) Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower: Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters; Powerhouse – classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
8. Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering: Hydrological cycle, Ground water hydrology, Well hydrology and related data analysis; Streams and their gauging; River morphology; Flood, drought and their management; Capacity of Reservoirs. Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water demand assessment; Resources - storages and their yields; Waterlogging, canal and drainage design, Gravity dams, falls, weirs, Energy dissipaters, barrage Distribution works, Cross drainage works and headworks and their design; Concepts in canal design, construction & maintenance; River training, measurement, and analysis of rainfall.

9. Environmental Engineering:
(a) Water Supply Engineering: Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment; Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply; Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand; Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, Water distribution networks.
(b) Waste Water Engineering: Planning & design of domestic wastewater, sewage collection, and disposal; Plumbing Systems. Components and layout of sewerage system; Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system; Sludge management including treatment, disposal, and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management.
(c) Solid Waste Management: Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system; Disposal system, Beneficial aspects of wastes and Utilization by Civil Engineers.
(d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology: Concepts & general methodology.

10. Geotechnical Engineering and Foundation Engineering:
(a) Geo-technical Engineering: Soil exploration - planning & methods, Properties of soil, classification, various tests, and inter-relationships; Permeability & Seepage, Compressibility, consolidation and Shearing resistance, Earth pressure theories and stress distribution in soil; Properties and uses of geo-synthetics.
(b) Foundation Engineering: Types of foundations & selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement analysis, design and testing of shallow & deep foundations; Slope stability analysis, Earthen embankments, Dams, and Earth retaining structures: types, analysis, and design, Principles of ground modifications.
11. Surveying and Geology:
(a) Surveying: Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation, and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment, and buildings, Setting out of Curves.
(b) Geology: Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects.
12. Transportation Engineering: Highways - Planning & construction methodology, Alignment, and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls; Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design Tunneling - Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting, and ventilation. Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs and maintenance practices; track modernization... Harbors – Terminology, layouts, and planning. Airports – Layout, planning & design.

Syllabus for SEBI Assitant manager( Engineering Stream - Electrical)

1. Electrical Materials: Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures, and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications; ferrites, ferromagnetic materials, and components; basics of solid-state physics, conductors; Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and
2. Electric Circuits and Fields: Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node, and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal steady-state analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port
networks, three-phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, line, plane, and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance, dielectrics, capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.
3. Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision, and standards; Bridges and potentiometers; moving coil, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multimeters, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometric recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems.
4. Computer Fundamentals: Number systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory Organisation; peripheral devices, data representation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.
5. Basic Electronics Engineering: Basics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field-effect transistors (BJT, FET, and MOSFETS), different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other circuits, feedback amplifiers.
6. Analog and Digital Electronics: Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters; Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications, basics of linear integrated circuits; Analog communication basics, Modulation, and demodulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal to noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling, quantizing, coding, frequency and time domain multiplexing, power line carrier communication systems.
7. Systems and Signal Processing: Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, Shifting and scaling operations, linear, time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier, transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.
8. Control Systems: Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams, and signal flow graphs, steady-state errors, transforms and their applications; Routh Hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, stability analysis, transient, and frequency response analysis, state-space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability, linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial
9. Electrical Machines: Single phase transformers, three-phase transformers - connections, parallel operation, auto-transformer, energy conversion principles, DC machines - types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction, and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Induction motors - principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Synchronous machines - performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and stepper motors.
10. Power Systems: Basic power generation concepts, steam, gas and water turbines, transmission line models and performance, cable performance, insulation, corona, and radio interference, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis, principles of protection systems, basics of solid-state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main distribution systems, Matrix representation of power systems, load flow analysis, voltage control, and economic operation, System stability concepts, Swing curves, and equal area criterion. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts, Concepts of power system dynamics, distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications, fundamentals of power
11. Power Electronics and Drives: Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs - static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters - fully controlled and half controlled, principles of choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives, DC-DC switched-mode converters, DC-AC switched-mode converters, resonant converters, high-frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies. 

Syllabus for SEBI Assitant manager(Research Stream)

1. Economics: Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income, Determination of output and employment, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS-LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Non-banking Financial
2. Public Economics: Public Goods, Tax & Non-Tax Revenue, Direct & Indirect Taxes, Progressive and nonProgressive Taxation, Incidence and Effects of Taxation, Public expenditure, Public Debt, Public Budget, and Budget Multiplier.
3. Statistics and Econometrics: Measures of Central tendency & dispersions, Correlation, Sampling methods, Sampling Distribution, Statistical Inferences, Hypothesis testing, Regression Analysis.
4. International Economics: Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Role of International Financial Institutions: BIS, IOSCO, IMF & World Bank.
5. Financial Markets: Asymmetric Information, Market Model, Market Efficiency, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Commodity Markets, Mutual Funds, Stock Exchanges, Depositories, Clearing Corporations, Credit Rating Agencies, Corporate Debt Market. Forwards, Futures, Options, Hedging, Speculation, and Arbitrage.

About the Company:

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is the regulator for the securities market in India owned by the Government of India.
It was established in 1988 and given Statutory Powers on 30 January 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992.

The Preamble of the Securities and Exchange Board of India describes the basic functions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India as " protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto".

SEBI has to be responsive to the needs of three groups, which constitute the market:

  • issuers of securities
  • investors
  • market intermediaries
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