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Equity Segment Transaction Fees


Transaction Charges Structure for Equity Segment –

Transaction Charges for the scrips traded in all the groups except 'M','MT', 'IF','IT''XC', 'XT','XD','Z','ZP','P' and 'R' – (with effect from April 01,2017).

Transaction charges on per trade basis on all scrips in Group A, B and other non-exclusive scrips as follows –

Slab-wise Rates
Monthly Trades Count Rate (in Rs.) per Trade
0 – 5,00,000 1
5,00,000 – 10,00,000 0.7
10,00,000 -20,00,000 0.6
20,00,000 – 30,00,000 0.5
30,00,000 -40,00,000 0.4
> 40,00,000 0.3

* After 0-5,00,000 slab next slab 5,00,000-10,00,000 will begin from 500001 similarly other slabs for e.g. 10,00,000-20,00,000 will begin from 10,00,001.

* The transaction charges will be applicable on flat rate basis and not on incremental basis. For e.g. if member X has 25,00,000 total number of trades at the end of the month then the transaction charges will be calculated as 25,00,000 * 0.5

* BSE Exclusive/Non – Exclusive Scrip Flag can be identified (BSE exclusive = Y ;non-exclusive = N) from Scrip Master File of Equity Segment (Column Number 12) provided on daily basis at Member Extranet and BseIndia webpage Member Help Section.

* Refer Exchange Circular Number 20170331-39 for Daily Trade Count file for securities traded in Equity Segment

Detailed group wise bifurcation of transaction charges for A, B and other non-exclusive scrips is as follows-


Group Name Transaction charges
A As per new Slab mentioned above -
B As per new Slab mentioned above -
E New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
F New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
FC New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
G New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
GC New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
I New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
W New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive
T New slab , If the scrip is non-exclusive Existing 275 per /crs ,If the scrip is exclusive

Reference Notices no: 20170316-42

Transaction Charges the for the scrips traded in groups 'M' and 'MT' -

Order Type Transaction Charges
For Passive Orders, defined as the orders already existing in the order book at the time of matching (trade taking place), Rs.275 per Crore of Gross Turnover.
Active Order (Incoming orders that are matched against the passive orders at the time of matching) Rs.275 per Crore of Gross Turnover.

Transaction Charges the for the scrips traded in groups 'IF' and 'IT' -

Order Type Transaction Charges
For Passive Orders, defined as the orders already existing in the order book at the time of matching (trade taking place), Rs.275 per Crore of Gross Turnover.
Active Order (Incoming orders that are matched against the passive orders at the time of matching) Rs.275 per Crore of Gross Turnover.

Reference Notices no: 20170516-26

Transaction Charges the for the scrips traded in groups 'SS' ‘and 'ST' -

Order Type Transaction Charges
For Passive Orders, defined as the orders already existing in the order book at the time of matching (trade taking place), Rs.100000 per Crore of Gross Turnover
Active Order (Incoming orders that are matched against the passive orders at the time of matching) Rs.100000 per Crore of Gross Turnover

Reference Notices no: 20170607-24

Transaction Charges the for the scrips traded in groups 'P'and 'R' -

Order Type Transaction Charges
For Passive Orders, defined as the orders already existing in the order book at the time of matching (trade taking place), Rs.100000 per Crore of Gross Turnover.
Active Order (Incoming orders that are matched against the passive orders at the time of matching) Rs.100000 per Crore of Gross Turnover.


As mentioned above, the transaction charges on securities traded in 'R' and 'P' group will be levied at the rate of Rs.1,00,000 per crore of Gross Turnover. This levy is applicable on T day and the same reflects in the transaction charges report made available to members at end-of-day.

However the cases wherein the settlement pay-in has been made in demat mode on T+2 day in such securities, the Exchange will provide transaction charge offset at the time of processing of monthly transaction charge debits. The details of this offset procedure are as below -
  • The Exchange will identify the extent of demat delivery made by the seller in each settlement pay-in during the calendar month period.
  • The Exchange will calculate value of such demat delivery. This shall be done using the average rate of trades done by that member in that scrip on T day.
  • An appropriate adjustment in transaction charges corresponding to above demat delivery value shall be carried out in Exchange systems so that the effective debit for such cases shall be in line with the regular rate transaction charges i.e. Rs. 275 per crore of Gross Turnover.
  • The settlement wise details of aforesaid adjustments shall be shown in the monthly 'General Charges Bill' in annexure along with other details as provided currently.
  • All such adjustments shall be merged with the total transaction charges due for the calendar month and the net amount of transaction charges shall be charged to member.
In case the net amount results into a credit the same shall be credited along with Service Tax as applicable.

Reference Notices no: 20150105-34 , 20140827-29 and 20140818-12


Transaction Charges for the scrips traded in the groups 'XC', 'XT','XD','Z', and 'ZP' –

Transaction charges for the 'XC', 'XD', 'XT' and 'Z' groups is as follows –


Order Type Order Type
For Passive Orders, defined as the orders already existing in the order book at the time of matching (trade taking place), Rs.10000 per Crore of Gross Turnover.
Active Order (Incoming orders that are matched against the passive orders at the time of matching) Rs.10000 per Crore of Gross Turnover.


Transaction charges in 'ZP' group –

The transaction charges on securities traded in 'ZP' group will be levied at the rate of Rs.1,00,000 per crore of Gross Turnover. This levy is applicable on T day and the same reflects in the transaction charges report made available to members at end-of-day.

However the cases wherein the settlement pay-in has been made in demat mode on T+2 day in such securities, the Exchange will provide transaction charge offset at the time of processing of monthly transaction charge debits. The details of this offset procedure are as below -

  • The Exchange will identify the extent of demat delivery made by the seller in each settlement pay-in during the calendar month period.
  • The Exchange will calculate value of such demat delivery. This shall be done using the average rate of trades done by that member in that scrip on T day.
  • An appropriate adjustment in transaction charges corresponding to above demat delivery value shall be carried out in Exchange systems so that the effective debit for such cases shall be in line with the regular rate transaction charges i.e. Rs. 10000 per crore of Gross Turnover.
  • The settlement wise details of aforesaid adjustments shall be shown in the monthly 'General Charges Bill' in annexure along with other details as provided currently.
  • All such adjustments shall be merged with the total transaction charges due for the calendar month and the net amount of transaction charges shall be charged to member.

In case the net amount results into a credit the same shall be credited along with Service Tax as applicable.

Reference Notices no: 20150105-34


All Demat scrips which are traded through the 'Odd lot mechanism' excluding scrips belonging to 'M', 'MT', 'IF' and 'IT' groups.

The transaction charges on all Demat scrips which are traded through the 'Odd lot mechanism' excluding scrips belonging to 'M' and 'MT' groups will be levied at the rate of Rs.1,00,000 per crore of Gross Turnover. This levy is applicable on T day and the same reflects in the transaction charges report made available to members at end-of-day.
However the cases wherein the settlement pay-in has been made in demat mode on T+2 day in such securities, the Exchange will provide transaction charge offset at the time of processing of monthly transaction charge debits. The details of this offset procedure are as below -
  • The Exchange will identify the extent of demat delivery made by the seller in each settlement pay-in during the calendar month period.
  • The Exchange will calculate value of such demat delivery. This shall be done using the average rate of trades done by that member in that scrip on T day.
  • An appropriate adjustment in transaction charges corresponding to above demat delivery value shall be carried out in Exchange systems so that the effective debit for such cases shall be in line with the regular rate transaction charges pertaining to that group. For A,B group and non-exclusive stocks where transaction charges are on per trade basis, as per slab mentioned above, it will be Rs.275/crs
  • The settlement wise details of aforesaid adjustments shall be shown in the monthly 'General Charges Bill' in annexure along with other details as provided currently.
  • All such adjustments shall be merged with the total transaction charges due for the calendar month and the net amount of transaction charges shall be charged to member.

In case the net amount results into a credit the same shall be credited along with Service Tax as applicable.

All the aforementioned transaction charges will include current contributions of Rs. 1 each on Rs. 1Cr of gross turnover to the Trade Guarantee Fund and Investor Protection Fund.

For transaction charges file structure refer to notice no: 20151221-17


Transaction Charges for Offer to Buy Segment (Acquisition Window) & Offer to Sale Segment (OFS) –

Type of Segment Transaction Charges
Offer to Buy Segment (Acquisition Window) Rs.300/- per crore of Gross Turnover
Offer to Sale Segment (OFS) Rs.300/- per crore of Gross Turnover


Transaction charges for SME ITP is Rs.323 per crore of gross turnover.