IPO Ratings, IPO Grading and IPO Ranking are among the few popular inputs investor's uses before applying in an initial public offerings IPO.
IPO Ratings are provided by various financial institutions & independent brokers. Few popular IPO Rating providers in India are Capital Market, Money Control, S P Tulsian's IPO recommendations etc.
IPO Grading is provided by SEBI approved rating agencies including CRISIL, CARE and ICRA. IPO Grading is designed to provide investors an independent, reliable and consistent assessment of the fundamentals of IPO Issuer Companies. As IPO Grading is decided much earlier then the issue price or issue dates are finalize (usually on the IPO filing) and they just tell about the fundamentals of the company, investors should not consider them as 'Buy IPO' or 'Skip IPO' recommendations.