GATE CS Applied Course

SEBI Recruitment Exercise for Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) - Information Technology

  1. Important Dates to Remember
    Activity Important Dates
    On-Line Application and Payment of fee On-Line January 05, 2022 to January 24, 2022
    Availability of Call Letters on SEBI website (for On-Line Examinations) Will be intimated by email/SMS
    Phase I On-Line Examination February 20, 2022
    Paper 1 of Phase II of Information Technology Stream March 20, 2022
    Paper 2 of Phase II of Information Technology Stream April 03, 2022
    Phase III Interview Dates will be Intimated
  2. SEBI invites applications from Indian citizens for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) for Information Technology Stream. SEBI reserves the right to fill up the posts or not to fill up the posts at all.
    Stream Number of Posts Out of which PwBD** Educational Qualification
    UR OBC@ SC ST EWS$ Total
    Information Technology 5 2 3 2* 1 2* 1(D&HH)*
    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Electronics and Communication / Information Technology / Computer Science) OR Masters in Computers Application OR Bachelor's Degree in any descipline with post graduate qualification(minimum 2 years duration) in Computers / Information Technology
    1 12
  3. Mode of Selection

    Mode of selection shall be a three stage process i.e. Phase I (on-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each), Phase II (on-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each) and Phase III (Interview).

    1. Phase I On-Line Examination:

      An online screening examination consisting of two papers (Multiple Choice questions of 100 marks each) will be held on February 20, 2022. The exam will consist of:

      Paper Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off
      Paper 1 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 mins 30%
      Paper 2 Multiple choice questions on Specialized subject. 100 40 mins 40%
      Aggregate Cut Off 40%

      Note: There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Phase I.

      Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase I

      Phase I
      Sr. No. Topic Details Weightage*
      1. Database Concepts ER-model. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organization, indexing(e.g. B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control 10
      2. SQL Queries Select, view, truncate, delete, update, alter, Inner jion, different types of Outer joins, use of aggregate functions, Union, intersection, except, in and exist clauses, nested queries 10
      3. Programming Concepts(Java / C C++) Program control (iteration, recursion, functions), Scope of variables, Binding of variables & functions, Parameter passing, Functional and Logic Programming, OOPS Concepts, Inheritance, Class and object, Constructions, Functions, Exception Handling 30
      4. Data Analytics Languages(Python / R) Regex, Slicing, Data reshaping, Dataframes, Dictionaries and Sets, File Management, Classes and Functions, Data Mining, Lists, Importing and Exporting data, charts and graphs 10
      5. Algorithms for problem solving Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; hashing, Sorting, Searching; Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divide-and-conquer) 10
      6. Networking Concepts ISO/OSI stack, LAN Technologies (Ethernet, Token ring),TCP/UDP, IP, Basic concepts of switches, gateways, and routers, Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP), Firewalls 10
      7. Information & Cyber Security Concepts Cyber Attachs, Software Development Security, Network security, Authentication, CIA-Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, Network Audit, Systems Audit 10
      8. Data warehousing Data Extraction, Data Cleaning, Data Transformation, Data Loading, Metadata, Data Cube, Data Mart, Data Models 5
      9. Shell Programming Shell Scripting Basics, Shell Variables, Shell Script Arguments, If Statement, Loop, Return, Basic UNIX commands 5
      Total 100

      *Weightages are indicative only

    2. Phase II On-Line Examination:
      Paper Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut off Weightage
      Paper 1 English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 60 mins 30% ⅓ rd
      Paper 2 Coding Test (Languages: C++/JAVA/Python) 100 180 mins 40% ⅔ rd
      Aggregate Cut Off 50%

      Note: No negative marking

      Syllabus for Paper 1 of phase II - 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 precise writing/ essay writing/ comprehension.

      Syllabus for Paper 2 of Phase II

      SN Topic Concept Language used to test the concepts Weightage*
      1 Algorithms Sorting, Searching, Greedy Algorithms, Dynamic Programming, Backtracking, Divide and Conquer, Pattern Searching C++/JAVA/Python 40
      2 Data Structure Array, Linked List, Stack, Queue, Binary Tree, Binary Search Tree, Heap, Hashing, Matrix C++/JAVA/Python 40
      3 String Manipulation Length, Substring, Regex, Search C++/JAVA/Python 20
      Total 100

      *Weightages are indicative only

    3. Interview

      Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Application fee shall not be refunded to the candidates not shortlisted for Phase II and Interview. Candidates may opt for an interview either in Hindi or English. Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, while marks obtained in interview shall be given a weightage of 15%.

  4. Service Conditions/ Pay & Allowances
    1. Probation: The successful candidates recruited for the post of Officer Grade ‘A’ shall undergo probation of two years. The candidates shall be confirmed in the services of SEBI subject to their satisfactory performance during the probation period.
    2. Pay: The pre-revised pay scale of officers in Grade A is ₹ 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600 (17 years). Presently, the gross emolument including SEBI’s Contribution towards National Pension Scheme (NPS), Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Family Allowance, Local Allowance etc. at Mumbai at the minimum of this scale is approx. ₹1,15,000/- p.m. without accommodation and ₹80,500/- p.m. with accommodation.
    3. Benefits: Other benefits viz., Leave Fare Concession, Medical Expenses, Eye Refraction, Education Allowance, Financial Dailies, Book Grant, Briefcase, Conveyance Expenses, House Cleaning Allowance, Staff Furnishing Scheme, Scheme for Purchasing Computers, Subsidized Lunch Facility and all other benefits as admissible to an Officer in Grade A in SEBI.
    4. Accommodation: Residential accommodation would be provided subject to availability
    5. Posting: The incumbent may be posted and transferred to any location in India where SEBI has its Offices. The recruited officers may be posted to any department of SEBI, irrespective of stream.
  5. Application Fee (Non Refundable)
    Category of Applicant Amount of Fee
    Unreserved/OBC/EBSs ₹1000/- as application fee and intimation charges
    SC/ST/PwBD ₹100/- as intimation charges
  6. General Instructions
    1. Candidates who are eligible and desires to apply for the above post should submit an ON-LINE application with requisite fee/ intimation charges (wherever applicable). No other means/mode of application will be accepted.
    2. Fees sent in any other manner not prescribed in this advertisement and / or the application submitted without depositing the fee/ intimation charges would be rejected and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
    3. Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for. Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/Ex-servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/ relaxation as per eligibility prescribed. At the time of the interview, they should also be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated for such benefits. Candidates not in possession of requisite certificate at the time of interview will not be allowed to appear in interview.
    4. If the candidates are not eligible or have knowingly or willfully furnished incorrect or false particulars or suppressed material information, their candidature will be liable to be cancelled at any stage of the selection. If the candidate qualified in the selection process and subsequently it is found that he/she does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, his/her candidature will be cancelled and if appointed, the appointment would be terminated without any notice or compensation.
    5. Candidates who are already in service of Govt./ Quasi-Govt. Organizations and Public Sector Banks/ Undertakings will have to produce a "No Objection Certificate' from their employer, at the time of Interview.
    6. In case of selection, candidates will be required to produce proper discharge certificate from the employer at the time of joining
    7. Outstation candidates called for Interview will be reimbursed single AC Three Tier return railway fare for journey by the shortest route, subject to submission of necessary documentary evidence.
    8. At the time of interview, the candidate will be required to provide details regarding criminal cases(s) pending against him/ her, if any. SEBI may also conduct independent verification, inter alia, including verification of police records etc. SEBI reserves right to deny the appointment depending upon such disclosures and/ or independent verification.
    9. SEBI does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date. In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of examinations, interviews, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards in both the Examination and Interview, in relation to number of vacancies and communication of result, SEBI's decision shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. Further, SEBI reserves the right to relax any of the requirements for the candidates in deserving cases. SEBI also reserves the right to cancel the advertisement, fully or partly on any grounds.
    10. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
    11. Please note that Corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on SEBI’s website
    12. Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai only.
  7. How to Apply:

    Candidates are required to apply On-Line through the website from January 05, 2022 to January 24, 2022 and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates need not submit the system generated print out of the ON-LINE application to SEBI's office.

    Detailed Guidelines/Procedures for:

    1. Application Registration
    2. Payment of Fees
    3. Uploading of Photograph
    4. Uploading of Signature, Left Thumb impression and Handwriting declaration

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