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Sharekhan not just allows you to trade in all the market segments but also offers finest services like investment options, share market news, research reports, stock quotes, fundamental and statistical info across equity, mutual funds, IPOs and much more. With these attributes, the company earns a powerful position in Indian Stock broker Industry .

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Why Sharekhan?

  1. All investment options - Equities, IPO, Mutual Funds,ETFs,Commodities,F&O
  2. No charges for fund transfer from and to bank account.
  3. No charges for DP transaction.
  4. FREE Call & Trade service
  5. Classroom training, seminars and workshop for investors.
  6. For F & O, Sharekhan allows fixed deposit as collateral.
  7. Sharekhan ,the retail brokerage firm from the Mumbai based SSKI Group, has been acquired by BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank on July 30, 2015. With Sharekhan acquisition, BNP Paribas is become the 2nd largest stock broker in India.
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  • Free call and trade facility.
  • Most powerful and robust trading terminal-'Trade Tiger'.
  • Share transfer from and to the DP account is free.
  • Huge network.
  • Supports commodity trading.


  • Doesn't offer 3-in-1 account.
  • Minimum brokerage charges which makes it difficult to trade in penny stocks.
  • High brokerage so not well fit for day traders.
  • Classic account doesn't facilitate to trade in commodities.
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Sharekhan Review - 2017

The iconic brand of ShareKhan, launched by SSKI group in year 2000, is one with which nearly every investor is familiar. As of now, the full service broker is India's leading online retail brokerage house with more than 13 lakh customers and 1800 offices and franchisees across India. Sharekhan offers equity related services including trade execution in equity cash and F&O on BSE and NSE, depository services (DP), online trading, investment advice, commodity trading on MCX and NCDEX and option to invest in mutual funds and IPOs.
Sharekhan has its clients covered through email, SMS,live chat and via phone for any type of customer support.
Their online and classroom training programmes,seminars and workshops may also interest you as a beginner in the market.
To start E-Trading with Sharekhan, you need to open a trading Account and a Depository (or Demat shares) Account with Sharekhan Ltd. Sharekhan is Depository participant with NSDL and CDSL.

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Sharekhan with closest competitors
Broker Sharekhan Zerodha ICICIDirect SAS Online ProStocks
Service Type Full Service Broker Discount Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker Discount Broker
Brokerage 0.1 to 0.5% Rs 20 0.05 to .55% Rs 9 or 999 PM Rs 15
Account Type 2 in 1 2 in 1 3 in 1 2 in 1 2 in 1
Monthly Plans No No No Yes Yes
Please refer unique and accurate Sharekhan Brokerage Calculator

Sharekhan Brokerage Charges - 2017

Intra-day Trades : 0.1% on the buy side and 0.1% on the sell side. This is subject to a minimum brokerage of 5 paise per share. This means that if the share price you trade in is Rs 50/- or less, a minimum brokerage of 5 paise per share will be charged.

For Delivery Based Trades: 0.5% on the buy side and 0.5% on the sell side. This is subject to a minimum brokerage of 10 Paisa per share. Minimum brokerage of 10 Paisa per share will be applicable when the share price is Rs 20/- or less.
Brokerage of Rs 16/- per scrip will be applicable when the total traded value is Rs 3200/- or less in case of sell transaction. It will only be applicable on SELL Delievery Transactions.

Equity Future: 0.10% on the first leg, 0.02% on the second leg if squared off on the same day and 0.10% if squared off on any other day.

Option: ShareKhan Charge Rs. 100/- per lot or 2.5% on the premium (whichever is higher)

ShareKhan Transaction Charges:

  • Equity Delivery: 0.125% (Both sides)
  • Equity Intraday: 0.025% (sell side)
  • Derivatives (Futures): 0.017% (sell side)
  • Derivatives (Options): 0.017% only on sell side if squared off. (On premium)

ShareKhan Stamp Duty

  • Equity Delievery: 0.010%
  • Intra-day trades: 0.002%
  • Derivatives Future: 0.002% on actual price
  • Option: 0.002% on premium.

ShareKhan Other charges
Service Tax 10.30% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges ( 10% Service Tax + Education Cess 2% of Service Tax + Higher Education Cess 1% of Service Tax).
Turnover Tax 0.00335% for Cash Segment (0.00325% + 0.0001% Sebi Turnover Fees) and 0.002% for Futures on actual rate (0.0019% + 0.0001% Sebi Turnover Fees) and 0.0501 on premium ( 0.05% + 0.0001% Sebi Turnover Fees).

Trading and Demat Account

  • Trading and Demat Account Opening Charges: Free
  • Trading Annual maintenance charges (AMC): charges are fully adjustable against brokerage.
  • Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC): Rs 400 (Free for 1st year with trading account.)

Sharekhan Minimum Brokerage :5 paisa/share for intraday trasactions and 10 paisa/day for delievery trasactions.

Sharekhan's Pre Paid Scheme:
ShareKhan Offers various Pre Paid Brokerage Plan where investors need to pay th brokerage money upfront to avail the lowest brokerage rates for a year. Some plans are - AMC 6000, AMC 10000, AMC-18000,AMC-30000,AMC-60000 and AMC-100000.Please refer below table for Detail plan.

Sharekhan's Post Paid Plan:
Sharekhan offered this unique post paid plan based on keeping margin money in your account. The higher the margin money ,the lower the brokerage will be. You can keep the margin money starting from 25k to 20 lakhs to avail this plan's offerings.

ShareKhan Reward program like 'refer a friend' and 'Get an Affiliate link' gives you an opportunity to earn 10% of brokerage or Rs 2 on every trade executed by your referral.
For complete brokerage charges and trading plans detail please visit Sharekhan Brokerage Charges.

Sharekhan Brokerage Charges - Classic Account
Brokerage Plan Classic Account
Flat Fee NA
Equity Delivery 0.5%(buy and sell side)
Equity Intraday 0.1%(buy and sell side)
Equity Futures 0.1% on 1st leg and square off any other day
Equity Options Rs 100/- per lot or 2.5% on premium (whichever is higher)
Currency Futures 0.1%
Currency Options Rs.30/- per lot or 2.5% on premium (whichever is h
Commodity 0.1%

Account Opening with Sharekhan

For online trading with Sharekhan, investor has to open an account. Following are the ways to open an account with Sharekhan:

  • Drop your phone number and Sharekhan Customer Service Executive will call you back for trading & demat account.

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Sharekhan Web, Mobile app and Desktop base trading platform - 2017

Sharekhan offers terminal based, web based and mobile app based trading to its customers.
Sharekhan Classic Account: This account offers net based online trading and also call and dial facility at free of cost. Some of its features are:

  • Free and Secure Trading over phone using two of your numbers.
  • Integration of Online trading + Bank + Demat account
  • Instant cash transfer facility against purchase & sale of shares
  • IPO investments
  • Instant order and trade confirmations by e-mail
  • Single screen interface for cash and derivatives

Sharekhan TradeTiger: Trade Tiger is the downlodable terminal based online trading platform of Sharekhan. It is a very robust platform that requires a slight learning curve, as all active trader platforms do, to become acquainted with it. Some of its features are:

  • single platform for multiple exchange BSE & NSE (Cash & F&O), MCX, NCDEX, Currency, Mutual Funds, IPOs
  • Multiple Market Watch available on a Single Screen
  • Multiple Charts with Tick by Tick Intraday and End of Day Charting powered with various Studies
  • Graph Studies include Average, Band-Bollinger, Know SureThing, MACD etc
  • Apply studies such as Vertical, Horizontal, Trend, Retracement & Free lines
  • User can save his own defined screen as well as graph template, that is, saving the layout for future use.
  • User-defined alert settings on an input Stock Price trigger
  • Tools available to guage market such as Tick Query, Ticker, Market Summary, Action Watch, Option
  • Premium Calculator, Span Calculator
  • Shortcut key for FAST access to order placements & reports
  • Online fund transfer activated with 14 Banks

Trade Tiger Access Charges (Applicable for online trading only) :-Additional Fee of Rs. 3000 + statutory charges

ShareMobile: Sharemobile is the app for ios and android phones.Earlier version used was Sharekhan MINI. Some of the features of ShareMobile are:

  • Multi-Exchange streaming watch list.
  • Fund transfer
  • Trading on NSE,BSE,MCX,MCDEX
  • Live Reports,Market Indices and News
  • Intraday Charts
For detail review of mobile app and download please visit Sharekhan Mobile App.

Sharekhan Membership Information

  1. Sharekhan NSE Membership:
    • Capital Market (CM) - INB231073330
    • Future & Options (F&O) - INF231073330
    • Currency Derivatives (CDS) - INE231073330
  2. Sharekhan BSE Membership:
    • Capital Market (CM) - INB011073351
    • Future & Options (F&O) - INF010752039
  3. Sharekhan MCX Membership:
    • MCX-SX CDS : INE261073330
    • MCX : MCX/TCM/CORP/0425
  4. Sharekhan Depository:
    • Depository Participant : NSDL-IN-DP-NSDL-233-2003; CDSL-IN-DP-CDSL-271-2004;

Product and Services

3 in 1 Accounthelp
Multiple Plans help
Monthly Plan help
Yearly Plan help
Portfolio help
Charting help
Automated Trading help
AMO Order help
Allow GTC Order help
SMS Alerts help
Margin Trade Funding help
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodityhelp
NRI Trading help

Offering of Investments

Equity Cash and F&O help
Currency F&O help
Commodity Trading help
Mutual Funds help
ETF help
IPO Investment help
Bonds Investment help
Debt Investment help
Banking Service help
Insurance Service help
SIP Investment help

Trading Platforms & Tools

Desktop Platform (Windows) help
Desktop Platform (Mac) help
Web Platform help
Stock Alerts Delivery - Email help
Stock Alerts Delivery - Text SMS help
Virtual Trading help
Watch-lists, streaming real-time quotes help
Mobile Trading help
Android Tablet App help
Android App help
iPhone App help
iPad App help
Mobile Trading Site help

Customer Service

Phone Support help
Toll Free Number help
Email Support help
Branch Offices help
Live Chat (Current Clients) help
24/7 Support help

Research and Market Reports

Daily Market Report help
Free Tips help
Quarterly Results help
New Alerts help
Mutual Funds Research help
Research Equity Reports help
ETF Research help

Final thought about Sharekhan

Sharekhan is a big name in share brokerage Industry with over 13 lakh customer base, powerful online trading tools, Research based investment advice, dedicated customer service. ShareKhan is best suited for newbies in the market who can get help from its branches in your neighborhood but only at the cost of paying high brokerage. The challenge Sharekhan and all other full service brokers are facing with emerge of new discount brokers in market is inevitable and has to compete hard to stay in business.

If you like what you have read and want to choose Sharekhan or any other broker, leave your contact information with us and we will guide you.

Sharekhan User Reviews

12. avinash  Jul 12, 2017 9:20:18 AM IST Reply
I still waiting to call from executives of sharekhan for 10 days who can guide me about how open the account .
12.1. Mithilesh Kumar  Sep 20, 2017 10:43:53 PM IST
Sir gi sheir market me pahli bar aa raha hu.mughe kuch idea nahi hai ap bataye thank.
12.2. Mithilesh Kumar  Sep 20, 2017 10:48:05 PM IST
Sir gi sheir market me pahli bar aa raha hu.mughe kuch idea nahi hai ap bataye thanks.
Aurangabad Bihar
11. Sankar  Sep 2, 2017 10:29:57 PM IST Reply


Brokerage - Excellent
Account Maintenance Fees - Excellent
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Excellent
Overall Experience - Excellent
10. Neelam Kumar  Jun 8, 2017 1:38:37 PM IST Reply
I mainly their Desktop trading platform "TradeTiger".. It is easy to and with extensive charting


Brokerage - Above Average
Account Maintenance Fees - Excellent
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Above Average
Overall Experience - Excellent
9. Mehta  May 13, 2017 6:22:58 PM IST Reply
How is trade tiger tool?
8. Sachin Kar  May 2, 2017 10:25:03 AM IST Reply


Brokerage - Excellent
Account Maintenance Fees - Excellent
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Excellent
Overall Experience - Excellent
7. rajesh  Apr 11, 2017 2:57:43 PM IST Reply
best in this broking business


Brokerage - Excellent
Account Maintenance Fees - Excellent
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Excellent
Overall Experience - Excellent
6. SK  Aug 2, 2016 1:51:04 AM IST Reply
I am on sharekhan and am getting Rs.25 per lot. for options.
I trade around 7-8 lots of nifty on almost daily and I feel its a little higher.

I am not taking into consideration all super low cost brokerage houses/Discount brokers at all. I just want to know how much more are they charging compared to top big brokers.
6.1. admin  Aug 2, 2016 2:02:12 AM IST
Yes, Full service brokers charges per lot, please refer our broker compare page, you will get clear picture.
6.2. maneek  Apr 8, 2017 10:24:01 AM IST
Please do not give wrong and biased said " I am on sharekhan and am getting Rs.25 per lot. for options." NO I repeat NO> they are charging Rs150 per lot or 2.5 to 3.5 %. whichever is higher.. so please do not post wrong/biased information
5. mohit  Jan 1, 2017 1:02:32 PM IST Reply
worst broker..they earn but you cant earn by them..go with sasonline or zerodha or any discount broker but leave this immitiately becathey charge on % basis and nothing special provide...i first open in sharkhan after 2 month i open in zerodha and i saved lots of money and start earning....and rest is your desition....wisdom capital and rksv is also good..i am using zerodha....
4. rajesh  Dec 23, 2016 3:43:12 PM IST Reply
good company


Brokerage - Excellent
Account Maintenance Fees - Excellent
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Excellent
Overall Experience - Excellent
3. RAHUL  Nov 18, 2016 9:04:24 PM IST Reply


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Below Average
Website Usability - Above Average
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Very Poor

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