Basic IPO FAQs

What are the advantages and disadvantages of applying in NII?Is there any chance of more allotment?

What are the advantages and disadvantages to applying for NII quota?



NIIs may apply for more than Rs 2. lakhs in an IPO.

Retail investors are not eligible to receive the price discount for NIIs.

NIIs do not need to register with SEBI.

When compared to RII (35%), the reserved allocation (15%) is lower. This reduces the chance of allocation in cases of oversubscription.

NIIs may withdraw from an IPO prior to the date of allotment.

15% is the reserved allocation for NIIs, which is the lowest of the three investor categories in an IPO. QIB holds 50%, while RIIs hold 35%. In an oversubscribed IPO, there are lower chances of allocation. Trusts, corporate bodies, and many other institutions also fall under the NII category. It is a highly competitive pool for allotment.

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?

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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?