Basic IPO FAQs

Can a person apply for NII as well as retail category for an IPO at the same time?

A person cannot apply for both the NII and retail categories as an IPO. He must apply in one of the categories.

Individuals who apply less than Rs 2 Lakhs are considered retail. Retail investors have a 35% reserve allocation. Retail investors may also receive a price discount from some companies. If there is oversubscription, each investor will receive 1 lot.

Residents Indians, HUFs, NRIs, Corporate entities who apply more that Rs 2 lakhs must apply to the NII category. The 15% reserved allocation for NII investors is 15% In the event of oversubscription, NIIs will be allocated on a proportionate basis.

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'Date of issue' is decided by whom?

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IPO remains open for how many days?

After submitting the application in IPO,what details I should keep?

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Will I get guaranteed amount of shares if applying for an IPO?

Is investing in IPOs less riskier than in direct stock market?

Can someone apply through more than one application in IPO with the same name?