Zerodha Vs ICICIDirect

Here we present 1 on 1 comparison of Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. share brokers in India. The comparison is based on more than 50 attributes for clear decision making.To be precise, we have compared Zerodha vs ICICIDirect's on brokerage plans,Plan types,customer service, maintenance fees, tools, rating, reviews,trading features and investment options provided to Indian share market investors.This will help you in make up your mind and clear things for you so that you can choose the best broker for youself.

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Broker type and exchange supported
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Zerodha
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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Overall Rating
Brokerage Charges
Trading Platform
Investments Offering
Customer Service
Broker Type What is this parameter? Discount Broker Full Service Broker
Exchanges Supported What is this parameter? NSE, BSE, MCX-SX and MCX BSE, NSE
Broker Overview With high-class technology, unique trading tools and three-way trading platform, Zerodha is giving its clients an edge in trading and decision making. Pioneer in introducing low brokerage scheme, Zerodha manages to satisfy both casual and active inve... Know more about Zerodha ICICI Direct, pioneering online trading platform of ICICI Securities, charges more than its competitors,but delivers with a fantastic platform and innovative offering and strong customer service. With these attributes, the company earns its No. 1 ove...Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
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Account Opening Charges and AMC

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Trading and Demat Account Charges
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Trading Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? Rs 200 for self printed or Rs 300 courier form Free(trading+Demat+Saving)
Trading AMC What is this parameter? NIL NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? Rs 100 NIL
Demat AMC What is this parameter? Rs 300 Rs 600(free for 1st year)
Provide DP Service What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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About Brokerage Plans

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Plan Options
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Monthly Plans What is this parameter? No No
Yearly Plans What is this parameter? No No
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Contact / Request Call Back
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Brokerage Charges

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Brokerage Charges
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Plan Name What is this parameter? 20 Rs per executed order 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan)
Plan Description What is this parameter? 20 Rs flat plan from Zerodha is same for intraday, F&O equity, commodity and currency on NSE,BSE,MCX & MCX-SX. No upfront brokerage or turnover commitments on your trade. 20 Rs is Maximum you need to pay for per executable order, so charges can be less as .01% (intraday equity & futures) whichever is lower.Now Equity Delivery is Free with Zerodha. This is a fixed brokerage plan irrespective of turnover volume best suited for casual traders.
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? Free 0.55%
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? Rs 20 0.05 - .03%
Equity Futures What is this parameter? Rs 20 0.05 - 0.03%
Equity Options What is this parameter? Rs 20 Rs 95 - Rs 35 per lot
Currency Futures What is this parameter? Rs 20 0.05% - 0.03%
Currency Options What is this parameter? Rs 20 Rs 25 - Rs 10 per lot
Commodity Trading What is this parameter? Rs 20 NA
Minimum Brokerage What is this parameter? NIL Rs 35 per trade
Brokerage Calculator Brokerage Calculator for zerodha Brokerage Calculator for icicidirect
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Share Broker's Transaction/Turnover Charges

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Transaction/Turnover Charges
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? Rs 325 Per Cr Rs 325 Per Cr
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? Rs 325 Per Cr Rs 325 Per Cr
Equity Futures What is this parameter? Rs 210 Per Cr Rs 190 Per Cr
Equity Options What is this parameter? Rs 5300 Per Cr Rs 5000 Per Cr
Currency Futures What is this parameter? Rs 135 Per Cr Rs 100 Per Cr
Currency Options What is this parameter? Rs 4400 Per Cr Rs 4000 Per Cr
Commodity What is this parameter? Non-Agri: 0.0031% | Agri: 0.00175% NA
Brokerage Charges Complete Brokerage Plans for zerodha Complete Brokerage Plans for icicidirect
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Trading Features

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Trading Feature and platform
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
3 in 1 Account What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Charting What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Automated Trading What is this parameter? No No
After Trading Hour Orders What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
SMS Alerts What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Demo What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Portfolio What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available What is this parameter? No Yes
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity What is this parameter? Yes No
Intraday Square-off Time What is this parameter? 3:15PM 3:15PM
NRI Trading What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Other Features What is this parameter?
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Trading Platform

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Trading Platform
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Desktop Trading Platform What is this parameter? Zerodha PI Trade Racer
Desktop Platform (Windows) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Mac) What is this parameter? No Yes
Web Trading Platform What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Web Trading Detail What is this parameter? Zerodha Kite ICICIDIRECT.com
Mobile Site What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Mobile Trading What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Mobile Trading App What is this parameter? Zerodha Kite ICICIDirect Lite
Android Mobile App What is this parameter? Yes Yes
iPhone Mobile App (IOS) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Android Tablet App What is this parameter? Yes Yes
iPad App (IOS) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Detail Detail on Trading Platforms for zerodha Detail on Trading Platforms for icicidirect

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Broker Ratings by Users

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Rating
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
  136 Customer Reviews    Rate Zerodha 262 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect
Fees Ratings 4.2 2.4
Trading Brokerage Rating 4.6 1.8
Trading Platform Usability 3.9 3.3
Customer Service Ratings 4.0 2.9
Overall Ratings Rated 4.1 stars Rated 2.5 stars
Broker Rating Zerodha is Rated 4.1 / 5 based on 136 customer reviews ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 262 customer reviews
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Investment Services

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Investment Options
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Equity Cash and F&O What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Currency Deravitives What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Commodity What is this parameter? Yes No
Online IPO Application What is this parameter? No Yes
Mutual Funds What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Bond / NCD What is this parameter? No Yes
Debt What is this parameter? No Yes
ETF What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Banking What is this parameter? No Yes
Insurance What is this parameter? No Yes
Forex What is this parameter? No No
SIP Investment What is this parameter? No Yes
Other Investment Options What is this parameter?
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Customer Service Offered

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Customer Service Offerance
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
24/7 Customer Service What is this parameter? No No
Email Support What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat What is this parameter? No No
Phone Support What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Toll Free Number What is this parameter? No No
Through Branches What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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Tips/Research/Reports Published

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Research, Tips Reports
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Research Mutual Funds What is this parameter? No Yes
Research Equity Reports What is this parameter? No Yes
Research ETF What is this parameter? No Yes
Daily Market Report What is this parameter? No Yes
Free Tips What is this parameter? No Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis What is this parameter? No Yes
News Alerts What is this parameter? No Yes
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Demat Account

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Demat Account
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
DP Source CDSL CDSL
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC) 300 - Individual 1000 - Non Individual Payable yearly in advance ? For Individual account : Rs. 500 p.a. For Corporate a/c : 1500 p.a.
Advance Deposit Nil Rs. 7500/- , If the client is not having ICICI BANK Account
Statutory charges Rs.50/- (POA Charges) Stamp Duty at actuals
Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN) On market: Rs.8+5.5 (CDSL charges) Off market: 0.03% of Rs.25 whichever is higher For Normal Mkt & Off Mkt sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subj to Min Rs.30/-) For Debt instruments Mkt & Off Mkt sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subj to Min Rs.30/- & Max Rs.500/-)
Demat 150 per certificate + Rs.100 courier charges Rs.50 /- Per Demat Request Form and Rs.10/- For Each Certificates
Remat 150 per certificate + Rs.150 courier charges + CDSL charges Rs. 30 + CDSL actuals
Pledge Creation Rs.20 + Rs.12 per request (CDSL charges) 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/-
Pledge Creation Confirmation Nil 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/-
Pledge Closure Rs.20 + Rs.12 per request (CDSL charges) 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/-
Pledge Closure Confirmation Nil 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/-
Pledge Invocation Rs.20 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/-
Failed Instruction Charges Rs.50 per instruction Rejection/Fails Rs.30/-
Other Charges Cheque Bounce- Rs. 350/- Physical Statement - Rs. 50/- (Courier charges) Modification in CML - Rs. 50/- per request a) Mailing charges for non periodic statements and other communication , Rs. 50 for inland and Rs. 500.0 for foreign address . b) Rs. 200/- for restoring services if account is suspended for non payment of charges.

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Special Offers,Advantages,Disadvantages

Compare Zerodha vs ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. - Special Offers and Promotion
  Zerodha ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.
Likes
  • Strong customer support.
  • User-friendly Brokerage and margin calculators.
  • Free,online,open to all education module covering all the topics related to trading called Varsity.
  • Active trading forum called trading q&a.
  • Online account opening linked with your AAdhar card.

More Advantages...

  • 3-in-1 online trading account.
  • Rich research offering.
  • 24/7 customer service.
  • Easy-to-use website.
  • Innovative offerings like - Margin, MarginPlus, BTST, SPOT.
  • Derivatives trading,NRI services, mutual funds, IPOs and on-line life insurance.

More Advantages...

Dislikes
  • Doesn't have monthly plans.
  • Call and trade is not free.
  • Doesn't provide facility to invest in IPO.

More Disadvantages...

  • Minimum brokerage charges.
  • No commodity trading.
  • High brokerage.
  • Not a good fit for small and penny stock traders.
  • Charges for trading terminal usage.

More Disadvantages...

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