Basic IPO FAQs

In IPO, who can apply for QIBs? What are the rules and regulation for QIB?

  • According to SEBI, the following institutions are eligible to apply for QIB:

    • Mutual Funds
    • Venture Capital Investors
    • SEBI has registered foreign venture capital investors
    • Register Foreign Institutional Investor with SEBI
    • Post dept. Insurance funds are set up
    • Insurers Funds are established by the military forces of India
    • National Investment Fund
    • Pension Fund (with at minimum 25 cr corpus
    • Provident Fund with at least 25 cr corpus
    • Insurance Company
    • State Industrial Development Corporation
    • Scheduled Commercial Bank
    • Bilateral and international development financial institution

    Public Financial Institution, as described in section 4A (Companies Act 1956).

What do you mean by IPO?

By whom the 'Price Band' is decided?

'Date of issue' is decided by whom?

What a registrar of an IPO does?

What is role of Lead managers in IPO?

What does 'follow on Public offering' or FPO means?

What are Primary market & Secondary market?

How can you define the life cycle of an IPO prospectus?

What are the life cycle of an IPO?

what are the basic differences between Book building and fixed price issue

How is Floor price different from Cut-off price for a book - building issue

Differentiate between RII,NII,QIB, & Anchor Investor

Retail investor, I would like to invest more than Rs 1 lakhs in an IPO. What is the best way to invest in the Non-institutional bidders' category? What are the pros and cons of investing in this category?

Is PAN number mandatory for applying in an IPO?

IPO remains open for how many days?

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

For an IPO,what is the 'Market lot size' & 'Minimum Order quantity'?

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?