SEBI Grade A Syllabus ~ Check Assistant Manager Exam Pattern

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SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2023 PDF: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is to hold the Recruitment Test for the Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) – General Stream, Legal Stream, Information Technology Stream, Research Stream, and Official Language Stream 2022. The Exam Overview is Given here. The Candidates can Check & Download the Assistant Manager Exam Pattern & Topics PDF Link below.

SEBI Grade A 2023 Syllabus

Board NameSecurities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Post NameOfficer Grade A (Assistant Manager) – General Stream, Legal Stream, Information Technology Stream, Research Stream, and Official Language Stream 2022
Exam DateWill be Updated
Selection ProcessPhases 1, 2 & 3

SEBI Grade A Officer Syllabus 2023:

Annexure Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase I & Phase II in General Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  1. 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.
  2. Management 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.
  3. Finance 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 developments. 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.
  4. Costing 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).
  5. Companies Act The Companies Act, 2013 – Specific reference to Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter VIII, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII and Chapter XXVII.
  6. Economics 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.

Specialized Subject (Legal / Information Technology / Engineering/ Research Streams/Official Language Stream):

Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase I & Phase II in Legal Stream

  • Constitution of India – Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI
  • Law of Contracts – Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters I to VI), Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • Criminal Law – Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII); Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
  • Law of Evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Part I, Part I
  • Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  • Important Latin terms and maxims
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 – Part I
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 – Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V.
  • Companies Act, 2013 – Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII, Chapter IX, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, Chapter XIII, Chapter XV, Chapter XVI.
  • Securities Laws – SEBI Act, 1992, SC(R) Act, 1956, Depositories Act, 1996

Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase I in Information Technology Stream:

  • Database Concepts
  • SQL Queries
  • Programming Concepts (Java /C C++ )
  • Data Analytics Languages (Python / R)
  • Algorithms for problem solving
  • Networking Concepts
  • Information & Cyber Security Concepts
  • Data warehousing
  • Shell Programming
  • Algorithms
  • Data Structure
  • String Manipulation

Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase I & Phase II in Research Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  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 Institutions.
  2. Public Economics: Public Goods, Tax & Non-Tax Revenue, Direct & Indirect Taxes, Progressive and Non-Progressive 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, and Corporate Debt Market. Forwards, Futures, Options, Hedging, Speculation and Arbitrage

Paper 1 of Phase- II (For All Streams):-

English Writing Skills The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic including precis writing/ essay writing/ comprehension.

SEBI Assistant Manager Exam Pattern:

Phase I On-Line Examination: An online screening examination consisting of two papers (Multiple Choice questions of 100 marks each)

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 100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology & Official

Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream

100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on 100 40 minutes 40% subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

Phase II On-Line Examination:

Paper Streams/ Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off Weigh tage
Paper 1 All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics 100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Legal, Information Technology & Official

Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject related to stream

100 40 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Research Stream:- Multiple choice questions on 100 40 minutes 40% subjects Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance and Commerce. 100 40 minutes 40%
Information Technology Stream: Coding Test (Languages: C++/JAVA/Python) 100 180 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Aggregate Cut off 50%

SEBI Grade A Selection Process:

The Candidates will be Hired after the three stage process i.e. Phase I (online screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each), Phase II (online examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each) and Phase III (Interview).

SEBI Grade A Syllabus PDF 2022-23

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