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SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) is one of the prestigious organizations in the government jobs space. According to the recently released 2020 recruitment notification for SEBI Officer Grade A officer (Assistant Manager) there are 147 vacancies. This year there is a major change in the exam pattern. Aspirants may have some doubts related to the changes done this year and for that we have listed SEBI Grade A FAQs to answer any such queries in your mind. According to the SEBI update on the revised exam schedule, aspirants can check the SEBI Grade A 2020 revised the exam schedule here.


Online Application and Payment of FeeMarch 7, 2020 to March 23, 2020March 7 to April 30,2020
Phase I – Online ExaminationApril 12, 2020July 4, 2020
Phase II – Online Examination*May 3, 2020August 23, 2020

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Mentioned below is the Topic Wise Schedule of SEBI Grade A Paper 2.

SEBI Grade A Paper 2 – Topic Wise Publishing Schedule

Commerce & Accountancy

As far as Commerce & Accountancy is concerned, let’s look at the topics and sub-topics below:

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S Nos. TopicPublishing Schedule
1Accounting as a financial information systemMarch 27, 2020
2Accounting Standards with specific reference to Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments.March 31, 2020
3Cash Flow Statement, Fund flow statement, Financial statement analysis; Ratio analysis;April 13, 2020
4Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, Right Shares.April 20, 2020
5Employees Stock Option and Buy-Back of Securities.May 1, 2020
6Preparation and Presentation of Company Final AccountsMay 4, 2020

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Take a closer look at the topics and the sub-topics related to Costing:

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S Nos.TopicPublishing Schedule
1Overview of Cost and Management Accounting – Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting, Objectives and Scope of Cost and Management AccountingApril 6, 2020
2Methods of Costing – Single Output/ Unit Costing, Job Costing, Batch Costing, Contract Costing, Process/Operation Costing, Costing of Service Sectors.April 15, 2020
3Basics of Cost Control and Analysis – (i) Standard Costing, (ii) Marginal Costing, (iii) Budget and Budgetary ControlApril 22, 2020
4Lean System and Innovation:-April 27, 2020
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

As far as Companies Act topic is concerned mentioned below are its topics and sub-topics.

  • The Companies Act, 2013: Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. Key Definitions and Concepts
    3. Companies
    4. Roles and responsibilities
    5. Investments
    6. Financial statements
    7. Audit and auditors
    8. Regulators
    9. Mergers and acquisitions
    10. Corporate social responsibility
    11. Class action suits
    12. Prohibition of association or partnership of persons exceeding certain number
    13. Power to remove difficulties
    14. Insider trading and prohibition on forward dealings
  • Chapter III
    1. PART 1: Public Offer (Section 23-41)
    2. Section 23: Public offer and private placement
    3. Section 25: Document containing offer of securities for sale to be deemed prospectus
    4. Section 26: Matters to be stated in prospectus
    5. Section 27: Variation in terms of contract or objects in prospectus
    6. Section 28: Offer of sale of shares by certain members of company
    7. Section 29: Public offer of securities to be in dematerialised form
    8. Section 30: Advertisement of prospectus
    9. Section 31: Shelf prospectus
    10. Section 32: Red herring prospectus
    11. Section 33: Issue of application forms for securities
    12. Section 34: Criminal liability for misstatements in prospectus
    13. Section 35: Civil liability for misstatements in prospectus
    14. Section 36: Punishment for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money
    15. Section 37: Action by affected persons
    16. Section 38: Punishment for personation for acquisition of securities
    17. Section 39: Allotment of securities by company
    18. Section 40: Securities to be dealt with in stock exchanges
    19. Section 41: Global depository receipt
    20. PART 2: Private Placement (Section 42)
    21. Section 42: Offer or invitation for subscription of securities on private placement

(SHARE CAPITAL AND DEBENTURES, PART 1: SHARE CAPITAL (Section 43-70), Section 43: Kinds of share capital, Section 44: Nature of shares or debentures, Section 45: Numbering of shares, Sector 46: Certificate of shares, Section 47: Voting rights, Section 48: Variations of shareholdersβ€˜ rights, Section 49: Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis, Section 50: Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up, Section 51: Payment of dividend in proportion to amount paid-up, Section 52: Application of premiums received on issue of shares, Section 53: Prohibition on issue of shares at discount, Section 54: Issue of sweat equity shares, 55. Issue and redemption of preference shares, Section 56: Transfer and transmission of securities, Section 57: Punishment for personation of shareholder, Section 58: Refusal of registration and appeal against refusal, Section 59: Rectification of register of members, Section 60: Publication of authorised, subscribed and paid-up capital, Section 61: Power of limited company to alter its share capital, Section 62: Further issue of share capital, Section 63: Issue of bonus shares, Section 64: Notice to be given to Registrar for alteration of share capital, Section 65: Unlimited company to provide for reserve share capital on conversion into limited company, Section 66. Reduction of share capital, Section 67: Restriction on purchase by company or giving of loans by it for purchase of its shares, Section 68: Power of company to purchase its own securities., Section 69: Transfer of certain sums to capital redemption reserve account, Section 70: Prohibition for buy-back in certain circumstances, PART 2: Private Placement (Section 71-72), Section 71: Debentures, Section 72: Power to nominate)

(Section 123: Declaration of Dividend, Section 124: Unpaid Dividend Account, Section 125: Investor Education and Protection Fund, Section 126: Right to dividend, rights shares and bonus shares to be held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares, Section 127: Punishment for failure to distribute dividends)

(Section 139: Appointment of auditors, Section 140: Removal, resignation of auditor and giving of special notice, Section 141: Eligibility, qualifications and disqualifications of auditors, Section 142: Remuneration of auditors, Section 143: Powers and duties of auditors and auditing standards, Section 144: Auditor not to render certain services, Section 145: Auditor to sign audit reports, etc, Section 146. Auditors to attend general meeting, Section 147: Punishment for contravention, Section 148: Central Government to specify audit of items of cost in respect of certain companies)

(Section 149: Company to have Board of Directors, Section 150: Manner of selection of independent directors and maintenance of databank of independent directors, Section 151: Appointment of director elected by small shareholders, Section 152: Appointment of directors, Section 153: Application for allotment of Director Identification Number, Section 154: Allotment of Director Identification Number, Section 155: Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number, Section 156: Director to intimate Director Identification Number, Section 157: Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar, Section 158: Obligation to indicate Director Identification Number, Section 159: Punishment for contravention, Section 160: Right of persons other than retiring directors to stand for directorship, Section 161: Appointment of additional director, alternate director and nominee director, Section 162: Appointment of directors to be voted individually, Section 163: Option to adopt principle of proportional representation for appointment of directors, Section 164: Disqualifications for appointment of director, Section 165: Number of directorships, Section 166: Duties of directors, Section 167: Vacation of office of director, Section 168: Resignation of director, Section 169: Removal of directors, Section 170: Register of directors and key managerial personnel and their shareholding, Section 171: Membersβ€˜ right to inspect, Section 172: Punishment)

(Meeting of Boards and its Powers, Section 173: Meetings of Board, Section 174: Quorum for meetings of Board, Section 175: Passing of resolution by circulation, Section 176: Defects in appointment of directors not to invalidate actions taken, Section 177: Audit Committee, Section 178: Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Section 179: Powers of Board, Section 180: Restriction on powers of Board, Section 181: Company to contribute to bona fide and charitable funds, etc., Section 182: Prohibitions and restrictions regarding political contributions, Section 183: Power of Board and other persons to make contributions to national defence fund, etc., Section 184: Disclosure of interest by director, Section 185: Loan to directors, etc., Section 186: Loan and investment by company, Section 187: Investments of company to be held in its own name, Section 188: Related party transactions, Section 189: Register of contracts or arrangements in which directors are interested, Section 190: Contract of employment with managing or whole-time directions, Section 191: Payment to director for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of undertaking, property or shares, Section 192: Restriction on non-cash transactions involving directors, Section 193: Contract by One Person Company, Section 194: Prohibition on forward dealings in securities of company by director or key managerial personnel, Section 195: Prohibition on insider trading of securities)

(CHAPTER XXVII: NATIONAL COMPANY LAW TRIBUNAL AND APPELLATE TRIBUNAL, Section 407: Definitions, Section 408: Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal, Section 409: Qualification of President and Members of Tribunal, Section 410: Constitution of Appellate Tribunal, Section 411: Qualifications of chairperson and Members of Appellate Tribunal, Section 412: Selection of Members of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal, Section 413: Term of office of President, chairperson and other Members, Section 414: Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Members, Section 415: Acting President and Chairperson of Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal, Section 416 Resignation of Members, Section 417: Removal of Members, Section 418: Staff of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal, Section 419: Benches of Tribunal, Section 420: Orders of Tribunal, Section 421: Appeal from orders of Tribunal, Section 422: Expeditious disposal by Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal, Section 423: Appeal to Supreme Court, Section 424: Procedure before Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal, Section 425: Power to punish for contempt, Section 426: Delegation of powers, Section 427: President, Members, officers, etc., to be public servants, Section 428: Protection of action taken in good faith, Section 429: Power to seek assistance of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, etc,Section 430: Civil court not to have jurisdiction, Section 431: Vacancy in Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal not to invalidate acts or proceedings, Section 432: Right to legal representation, Section 433: Limitation, Section 434: Transfer of certain pending proceedings)

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The Companies Act, 2013 – Specific reference to:

S Nos.TopicPublishing Schedule
1The Companies Act- Introduction & DefinitionMarch 19, 2020
2Chapter IIIMarch 25, 2020
3Chapter IVApril 8, 2020
4Chapter VIIIApril 17, 2020
5Chapter XMay 6, 2020
6Chapter XIMay 12, 2020
7Chapter XIIMay 21, 2020
8Chapter XXVIIMay 25, 2020

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Check the detailed SEBI Grade A Paper 2 Free Study Material of Economics here.

Part A

S Nos.TopicPublishing Schedule
1Demand and SupplyMarch 18, 2020
2Market StructuresMarch 24, 2020
3National Income: Concepts & MeasurementApril 3, 2020
4Classical & Keynesian ApproachApril 10, 2020
5Determination of Output and EmploymentApril 24, 2020
6Consumption & Investment FunctionApril 29, 2020
7Multiplier and AcceleratorMay 14, 2020
8Demand and Supply for MoneyMay 19, 2020
9IS-LMMay 26, 2020
10Inflation and Phillips CurveJune 1, 2020
11Business CyclesJune 2, 2020


S Nos.TopicPublishing Schedule
1Balance of PaymentsJune 3, 2020
2Foreign Exchange MarketsJune 5, 2020
3InflationJune 8, 2020
4Monetary and Fiscal PolicyJune 10, 2020
5Non-banking Financial InstitutionsJune 12, 2020

This is the complete topic-wise publishing schedule for SEBI Grade A paper 2 free study material. We sincerely hope that this SEBI Grade A Paper 2 Free Study Material schedule will keep you updated about the SEBI notes that we will be posting as per the schedule. It will further help the aspirants to stay prepared in a timely manner.

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