valid as on 22/05/2024

Regulation 49 - Minimum application value
Effective from 26-08-2009

(1) The issuer shall stipulate in the offer document, the minimum application size in terms of number of specified securities which shall fall within the range of minimum application value of  five thousand rupees to seven thousand rupees.

(2) The issuer shall invite applications in multiples of the minimum application value, an illustration whereof is given in .

(3) The minimum sum payable on application shall not be less than twenty five per cent. of the issue price:
Provided that in case of an offer for sale, the issue price payable for each specified security shall be brought in at the time of application.

Explanation: For the purpose of this regulation, “minimum application value” shall be with reference to the issue price of the specified securities and not with reference to the amount payable on application.

Substituted vide SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2012, w.e.f. 12.10.2012. To view the notification,Click Here
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SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2012, w.e.f. 12.10.2012


[See regulation 49 (2)]

For inviting applications in multiples of the minimum value as referred to in sub-regulation (2) of regulation 49, the procedure is clarified by following example:

Assuming an issue is being made at a price of Rs. 900 per equity share. In this case, the issuer in consultation with the lead merchant banker can determine the minimum application lot within the range of 12 – 16 equity shares (in value terms between Rs.10,000- Rs.15,000), as explained hereunder:

Lot Size @ Rs.900/- per share12 shares13 shares14 shares15 shares16 shares
Application / Bid amount for 1 lots1080011700126001350014400
Application / Bid amount for 2 lots2160023400252002700028800
Application / Bid amount for 4 lots4320046800504005400057600
Application / Bid amount for 8 lots8640093600100800108000115200
Application / Bid amount for 16 lots172800187200------
Application / Bid amount for 18 lots194400--------

The options given above are only illustrative and not exhaustive.


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