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SEBI Officers Grade A 2023: Booklist

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022
SEBI Grade A 2023 exam notification is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2023. Today I am going to share the booklist for SEBI Grade A 2023 exam.

Phase I - Exams Pattern

PaperStreams/SubjectsMaximum MarksDurationCut off
Paper 1All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects viz. General Awareness (including some questions related to the Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Test of Reasoning.10060 minutes30%
Paper 2General Stream: Multiple-choice questions on subjects of Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, and Economics.
Legal, Information Technology & Official Language stream: Multiple choice questions on Specialized subjects related to the stream.
Research Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects of Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance, and Commerce.
10040 minutes40%
Aggregate Cut off40%
  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Phase I.
  • There shall be a cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper 1 (no sectional cut-off shall be there) and a cut-off of a minimum of 40% for Paper 2 in Phase I.
  • The candidate would need to secure separate cut-offs in each paper as mentioned in (ii) above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in the Phase I exam to be shortlisted for Phase II. Marks obtained in Phase I shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for the Phase II examination process and will not be counted for the final selection of the candidates.
  • Subject to the criteria mentioned in (iii) above, all the candidates who clear Phase I shall be shortlisted for Phase II. A list of candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be made available on the SEBI website.

Phase II - Exam Pattern

PaperStreams/SubjectsMaximum MarksDurationCut offWeightage
Paper 1All Streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills10060 minutes30%33.33%

General Stream: Multiple-choice questions on subjects of Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, and Economics.10040 minutes40%66.67%
Aggregate Cut off50%
  • There shall be a negative marking (1/4th of the marks assigned to the question) for Paper 2 in Phase II.

Booklist for SEBI Grade A 2023

  • Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning - RS Aggarwal
  • English - Wren, and Martin
  • General awareness - SEBI Grade A GK Digest
  • Companies act - Bare act
  • Economics - Uma Kapila
  • Management - LM Prasad
  • Accounting - NCERT
  • Costing - Khan and Jain
  • Financial Management - Khan and Jain
  • Descriptive paper - Business Standard
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