SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India) is inviting applications for the job role of Young Professional (YP) Law.

About the Young Professional Program (YPP)

SEBI Young Professional Program (YPP) is intended to provide an exceptional opportunity to qualified and motivated young professionals to learn the nuances of Indian capital markets and functioning of a regulatory organization by working on different projects in the Board.

The program offers opportunities to candidates of various educational backgrounds to assist the Board in different domains – Securities Market Operations (SMO), Law, Information Technology (IT) and Research.

Job Description

  • Complete review of regulations/securities laws.
  • Research of securities laws developments in International jurisdiction such as Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, Cryptocurrencies, etc.
  • Developments of legal jurisprudence pertaining to administrative laws/securities laws and other incidental laws.
  • Compilation of a securities manual which would contain all quasi-judicial orders passed by SEBI, Securities Appellate Tribunal and High Courts/Supreme Court.
  • Setting up framework for a black box policy to address the need for confidentiality agreements between SEBI and advocates empaneled to argue its cases before various judicial forum.

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Duration of Engagement

  • The duration of engagement of YPs shall be 1 (one) year, which may be further extended by the Competent Authority by 2 stretches of 1 (one) year each, depending on the performance of YPs and organizational requirements.
  • The total duration of engagement of a YP shall not exceed 3 (three) years.


  • Head Office of the Board in Mumbai.


  • Age Limit: The candidate must be an Indian citizen of age not more than 30 years as on the date of publication of advertisement.
  • Educational Qualification: Bachelors’ Degree in Law from a recognized and reputed university/institution, with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • Experience: At least 1 (one) year of work experience in corporate/securities laws after completion of the Bachelors’Degree in Law/ LLM.
  • Preference shall be given to candidates with work experience in a financial or investment environment requiring knowledge of market practices and rules, regulations and guidelines governing the securities industry.

General Criteria: All the candidates are expected to have reasonable:

  • understanding of financial markets,
  • analytical ability,
  • knowledge of Informational Technology tools,
  • aptitude for research,
  • oral and written communication skills, and
  • judgment and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply?

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