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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. Update your Groww app to the latest version (12.34) to be able to access stocks.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 

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?

This account opening charge is a one-time only payment of Rs.200 for opening a trading and demat account. 

What are The Charges for Investing in Stocks via Groww?

Please refer to the table below:

Type of chargesDescriptionCharges applied
Equity deliveryCharged by broker on buy orders when equity is delivered in demat accountFree on Groww
Equity intradayCharged by broker if you buy/sell on the same dayRs.20 per executed order or 0.01% of order value (whichever is lower)
AMC (Account maintenance charges)For managing your trading and demat accountRs.25/month + GST, charged quarterly
DP charges – Buy orderCharged by DP for crediting stocks to demat accountFree on Groww
DP charges – Sell orderCharged by DP for debiting stocks from demat accountRs.8 + Rs.5.50 (CDSL charges) per ISIN (company/ETF) per day on Groww regardless of quantity sold
Transaction ChargesCharged 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 ChargesCharged by clearing member of NSSCL (clearing corporation of NSE) and ICCL (clearing corporation of BSE)Free on Groww
Payment gateway chargesCharges for depositing money in Groww BalanceFree on Groww
Stamp DutyCharged by state government as stamp duty for contract noteMaximum of 0.018% (but different for each state)
SEBI turnover chargesCharged by SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) for regulating the markets0.0001%
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

GSTGoods and services tax18% applied on charges wherever applicable

Is There An Account Maintenance Charge?

Yes, there is an AMC (account maintenance charge) of Rs.25/month + GST, charged quarterly.

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: https://www.bseindia.com/markets/equity/EQReports/tra_trading.aspx?expandable=6 

For more details on NSE series, visit: https://www.nseindia.com/products-services/equity-market-segment

Hope this was helpful!

Happy Investing!

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