SEBI Grade A Legal Officer: Syllabus and Study Material

Published on Thursday, October 22, 2020
SEBI Grade A Legal Officer Course 2020
Dear Readers,
SEBI has recently released the 2020 recruitment notification for SEBI Grade A Legal Officer (Assistant Manager).

Important Dates

Activity Important Dates (SEBI reserves the right to make any change in these dates)
Last Date of Application 31st October 2020
Availability of Call Letters on SEBI website (for On-Line Examinations) Will be intimated by email/SMS
Phase I On-Line Examination January 17, 2021
Phase II On-Line Examination February 27, 2021
Phase III Interview To be notified soon

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Selection Process

  • Phase I: on-line examination comprising of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase II: on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each)
  • Phase III: Interview
Note- Phase I is of qualifying nature while the final selection will be made on the marks secured by the candidate in Phase II and the interview.

Exam Pattern

Phase I On-Line Examination

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 Legal (detailed syllabus discussed below) 100 40 minutes 40%
Aggregate Cut off 40%
  • Note: No sectional-wise cut-off
  • 1/4TH Negative marking
You need a minimum of 30% in the paper I and 40% in paper II along and 40 % in aggregate to qualify for the next phase.

Phase II On-Line Examination

Paper Streams/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off Weightage
Paper 1 All Streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 minutes 30% 33.33%
Paper 2 LEGAL (detailed syllabus discussed below) 100 40 minutes 40% 66.67%
Aggregate Cut off 40%
  • 1/4TH Negative marking
FINAL stage: INTERVIEW
  • Those candidates who would successfully qualify would be a call for Interviews. Candidates also have an option to choose their choice of language (Hindi or English) for the interview.
Final selection :
  • The final selection will be made on the basis of marks obtained in both Phase II and the interview.
  • (Weightage)
    1. Phase II - 85%,
    2. Interview – 15%

Syllabus for Phase I Paper-1

General Awareness Reasoning English Quantitative Aptitude
Banking Reforms
Coding & Decoding
Reading Comprehensions
Data Interpretation
Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI etc. Syllogism Para Jumbles Data Sufficiency
International Banking Machine Input Output Para Completion Number Series
Important RBI Circulars Puzzles Vocabulary Time and Work
Financial Terms Seating Arrangements Error Spotting Time and Distance
Banking Terms Direction Sense Test Sentence Improvement Simple and Compound Interest
Latest Acts related to Banking Blood Relations Cloze test Ratio and Proportion
Priority Sector Lending Problems based on Ages Averages
NPA - latest news Rankings Mixture and Allegation
SARFAESI Act Data Sufficiency Pipes and Cisterns
RBI Monetary Policy Statement and Conclusions Problems based on trains
Capital & Money Market Instrument Statement and Assumptions Percentages
Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news Statement and Arguments Partnership
Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies Clocks
Credit Rating and Agencies Permutation and Combinations
Payment Options- NEFT, RTGS, Bharat Bill payment etc. Probability
RBI’s circulars Profit, Loss and Discount
Elements of Algebra
Quadratic Equations

Syllabus For Legal Stream Phase I Paper-2

  • 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 – IPC, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII);
  • CrPC, 1973.
  • Law of Evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • CPC, 1908 – Part I, Part II.
  • 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 Phase II Paper-1

English (Descriptive Test) 
  • Precise Writing
  • Essay Writing
  • Letter Writing

Syllabus For Legal Stream  PAPER II Phase-2

  • Constitution of India – Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XIVA, Part XX.
  • Law of Contracts – Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters VIII to X), Indian Partnership Act, 1932, Specific Relief Act, 1963.
  • Criminal Law – IPC, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII, XXI, XXII, XXIII); CrPC, 1973.
  • Law of Evidence – Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • CPC, 1908 – Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VII, Schedule 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, Part III, Part IV.
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 – Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V.
  • Law of Trusts – Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees.
  • Corporate Law – Companies Act, 2013 (Chapter I, II, III, IV, V, VII, Chapter VIII, IX, Chapter X, XI, XII, XIII, XV, XVI, XXVII, XXVIII, r XXIX); Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; IBC, 2016 (Part I, Part II)
  • Taxation law
  • Securities Laws – SEBI Act, 1992, SC(R) Act, 1956, Depositories Act, 1996.

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