Greetings investors! We have compiled a list of exhaustive FAQs, to help you invest in stocks on Groww easily. Check them out!

How Do I Unlock Stocks on Groww?

Stocks is now live on Groww. You will be able to see the stocks tab next to mutual fund tab on the app and web now. 

Read More : How To Open Demat Account on Groww 

Investing in stocks is now super simple

  • Free Demat account
  • Zero maintenance charges

What are the Documents Required to Unlock Stocks on Groww?

With our smooth online process, opening a trading and demat account on Groww is easy and quick. All you have to do is e-sign with your Aadhaar number. On unlocking stocks, you will be required to enter your Aadhaar number and input the OTP received on the mobile number linked to your Aadhaar. It’s as simple as that!

What if My Mobile Number is Not Linked to my Aadhaar Number?

In this case, you may choose an Aadhaar number that is linked to any accessible mobile number, where you can receive the OTP to e-sign. Otherwise, you will have to send us a duly-signed physical form for trading and demat account opening.

Read More : How to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number Online

How Much Do I Have to Pay for Account Opening?

There is no charge on opening a trading and demat account on Groww. 

What are The Charges for Investing in Stocks via Groww?

Please refer to the table below:

P.S : Please refer to our pricing page for updated charges :

Type of charges Description Charges applied
Equity delivery Charged by broker on buy orders when equity is delivered in demat account Rs.20 per executed order or 0.05% of order value (whichever is lower)
Equity intraday Charged by broker per executed order  Rs.20 per executed order or 0.05% of order value (whichever is lower)
AMC (Account maintenance charges) For managing your trading and demat account Free on Groww
DP charges – Buy order Charged by DP for crediting stocks to demat account Free on Groww
DP charges – Sell order Charged by DP for debiting stocks from demat account Rs.8 + Rs.5.50 (CDSL charges) per ISIN (company/ETF) per day on Groww regardless of quantity sold
Transaction Charges Charged by exchange for trading – 0.00325% of order amount on NSE

– 0.003% of order amount on BSE

(applicable on both buy and sell)

Clearing Charges Charged by clearing member of NSSCL (clearing corporation of NSE) and ICCL (clearing corporation of BSE) Free on Groww
Payment gateway charges Charges for depositing money in Groww Balance Free on Groww
Stamp Duty Charged by state government as stamp duty for contract note Maximum of 0.018% (but different for each state)
SEBI turnover charges Charged by SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) for regulating the markets 0.0001%
Securities Transaction Tax (STT) Charged by the government when you transact on exchanges – 0.1% of order amount in case of equity delivery

– 0.025% of order amount in case of equity intraday

GST Goods and services tax 18% applied on charges wherever applicable

Is There An Account Maintenance Charge?

There are no account maintenance charges on Groww. Investors will be charged Rs. 20 or 0.05% of the order amount, whichever is lower, for every order.

Read more on Groww: Now Pay Zero Account Maintenance Charge on Groww

How Long Does it Take to Activate Stocks Account on Groww?

Post completion of the onboarding process, please allow a maximum of 24 hours to verify and activate your account for stocks on Groww.

Do You provide Any Stock Investing Tips/Advice on Groww?

Groww will never advise/recommend any stocks. However, you can browse through our smart filters (such as top gainers) and simplified analysis of each stock on our platform to make an informed decision before investing in a stock.

What Are the Types of Orders Available on Groww?

We support the following types of orders:

Market order : An order to buy/sell a stock immediately, but the execution price will be at or near the ask price (for buy orders) and current bid (for sell orders).

Limit order : An order to buy/sell a stock at a specific price or lower (for buy orders) and higher (for sell orders).

What are The Market Timings/Trading Hours?

Pre-market session: 9 AM – 9:15 AM

Normal trading hours: 9:15 AM – 3:30 PM

Post-market session: 3:40 PM – 4:00 PM

Read more about pre-market and post-market sessions and orders here: Stock Market Timings

Why Are There Different Groups/Series on BSE and NSE?

BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE (National Stock Exchange of India) categorizes stocks into groups and series respectively based on what they represent (for example: actively traded stocks, small & medium enterprise stocks, government securities, etc.).

For more details on BSE groups, visit: 

For more details on NSE series, visit:

Hope this was helpful!

Happy Investing!


Investment in securities market are subject to market risks, read all the related documents carefully before investing. Please read the Risk Disclosure documents carefully before investing in Equity Shares, Derivatives, Mutual fund, and/or other instruments traded on the Stock Exchanges. As investments are subject to market risks and price fluctuation risk, there is no assurance or guarantee that the investment objectives shall be achieved. NBT do not guarantee any assured returns on any investments. Past performance of securities/instruments is not indicative of their future performance.