What is Sensex and How it is Calculated

What is Sensex ?

This is a frequently asked questions in Bank interviews. Everybody know that these are stock indexes. But interviewers expect you to speak little more about this.

What is Sensex and Nifty ?

Sensex is is an index of top 30 stocks in Bombay stock exchange (BSE) and Nifty is an index of top 50 stocks in National stock exchange (NSE)

How value of Sensex is calculated

Value of Sensex is calculated using "Free Float Market Capitalization" method.

Sensex is calculated on the basis of Free Float Market Capitalization of top 30 companies included the index.

Free float ratio is number of outstanding shares available for general public to trade 


Sensex was started on 1 April 1979. At that time the base value was 100.

For example on 01-04-1979, the free float market capitalization of top 30 shares was 1000 crores. On 2 April 1979, free float market capitalization increased to 1050 crores. So the value increased by 5%. Value of Sensex will also be increased by 5% and value will become 105.

Formula to calculate Sensex

It's nothing but submission of free float market capitalization top 30 stocks.


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30 comments:

  1. Sir please clear my doubt i am from andrapradesh i applied sbi associate clerk in 24 nov in andrapradesh but after clarification note released by sbi I came to know that telangana state is better for me so i apllied in telangana state but i will write telangana state only is there any problem plz reply me

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  2. sir can u provide material for UIIC?

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  3. kongara nagarathnamDecember 12, 2014 at 5:57 PM

    hi Raman sir. good evening. I am a big follower of u. I regularly follows our site. sir, I forgot to take the e-receipt of my ibps rrb-3 print. is there any chance to reprint again. pls reply me sir

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  4. great work sir, respect :)

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  5. sir,
    my branch is ece.i have applied for ibps so.i have
    heard that the
    computer part contains 75marks.being an ece
    student it is difficult
    for me to score good marks.do you know what is cut off marks of this
    section for GEN? and most importantly if i buy
    your book and only read
    your book for computer section will i able to clear
    that section???
    pls reply along with the cut off marks.i am tensed and confused.

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  6. sir,
    my branch is ece.i have applied for ibps so.i have
    heard that the
    computer part contains 75marks.being an ece
    student it is difficult
    for me to score good marks.do you know what is cut off marks of this
    section for GEN? and most importantly if i buy
    your book and only read
    your book for computer section will i able to clear
    that section???
    pls reply along with the cut off marks.i am tensed and confused.

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  7. the serious thinkerDecember 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

    thankz :)

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  8. i have got 169 in office assistant.........plz tell my chances.
    In SHGB cutoff for general is 172.

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  9. sir i got 120 in rrb assistants Gen category up state plz tel may any chance to interview

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  10. dear ramandeep for your kind information 185 is not the highest as your website shows as i have seen a student whose score is 191 in assistant and he has applied for sarva haryana gramin bank so update it in your website and remove this score card as it is not the highest marks....................thanks

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  11. twss is not the addition of marks but it is calculated on the formula which is clerly given below the score card. marks is not wrong but it is calculated ion the basis of formulae even i have scored 124 but according to the formulae it is showing my TWSS as 119 marks..........

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  12. sir i have got 146/200 in rrb iii office assistant exam. haryana sc category. any chance for me............in any rrb bank where local language is hindi.......

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  13. sir plz...............guide me is that any chanc for me to get a oa job in any rrb bank ......in sc category...

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  14. Sir, I got 139 in office assistants in sc category from andhra pradesh is there any chance to get interview call letter

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  15. Highest marks in OA is 191

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  16. I got 162 in ofc assistant is there any chance for interview call. Iam from ap

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  17. I secured 151 Marks in sc category for the post of office assistant rrb 3 2014.l am madhu & i belong to punjab State. Is there any chancesb for intetview call plz reply me.

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  18. sir i secured 119 marks in officer scale 1 belongs to sc is there any scope in andhra pradesh

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  19. Hi,
    how to prepare for written exam part of sbi bank probationary officer exam book , as my written part is very weak?

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  20. sir i am SC candidate from Telangana and i got 156 marks in cwe rrb III in Office assistant . is there any chance to get interview call..!. Please inform

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  21. sir i am having 160(GEN) from UP in RRB Assistant , What are my chance to get an interview call/


    Please advice me as this is the only chance for me?

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  22. hello dev your chances are NIL

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  23. Sir, I got 104 in RRB III. There is any chances to get opportunity for working as clerk.

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  24. Hello Sir,
    I have scored 158 marks (Gen). is there any chance to be called for interview.
    please post your opinion.

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  25. hav u applied 4 chaitnaya godavari bank?

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  26. Got 153 in rrb OA from tamilnadu obc any chances for interview????

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  27. please interview ki prepration kaise karni hai. batao yaar.. mera score hai 120 (OA) in general cetegory..

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  28. Sir, I have got 141 marks in ibps rrb III (OA-Kerala, General Category ). Could you please tell me my chance to get the job?

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