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How SME shares can be sold or purchase?


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SME shares can be traded on the stock exchanges via your stock broker in a similar way as the mainboard shares are traded.

A few of the differences are:

  1. SME shares can be traded only on the exchanges where they are listed i.e. BSE or NSE.
  2. SME shares are traded in lots instead of any numbers. For example:
    • Mainboard share of Reliance Industries can be traded in a minimum quantity of 1 share.
    • SME share of Timescan Logistics is traded in the lot size of 2000 shares. This means you can buy/sell a minimum of 2000 shares in one order.

SME Shares Lot Size Calculation Formula

Share Price

LOT Size (No. of shares)

Upto 14


more than 14 upto 18


more than 18 upto 25


more than 25 upto 35


more than 35 upto 50


more than 50 upto 70


more than 70 upto 90


more than 90 upto 120


more than 120 upto 150


more than 150 upto 180


more than 180 upto 250


more than 250 upto 350


more than 350 upto 500


more than 500 upto 600


more than 600 upto 750


More than 750 upto 1000


above 1000




5. H R Narasimhan   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|November 21, 2023 12:25:21 AMReply
when I went to purchase Sunrest life sciences shares on NSE on 20/11/2023, my broker's screen did not allw. is it something which was barred by my broker or NSE Emerge is a different platform and brokers have to have that account/provision also? shares were however shown and tickers were shown on NSE main screen.
5.1. Nikita umeshchand sahani   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|November 22, 2023 5:40:48 PM
Sir main SME stokes me kyu buy nahi kar pa Rahi hu broker rejected my order many times fund hai demate account me fir bhi order reject ho jata hai sir please help me
4. madhu   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|November 9, 2023 10:40:08 AMReply
What is the lot size for selling Sharp Chucks share
3. Saumyaa   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|June 14, 2023 9:28:13 AMReply
Can SME Shares allotted to retail investor in IPO be sold on the listing day itself?
2. Bj.Rathod   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|December 11, 2022 3:51:28 PMReply
Kya HUM HDFC securities main Normal stock Tarah SME stock Buy and sell Kar sakte Hain Pls my Answer to me
2.1. lokesh   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|March 17, 2023 2:02:28 PM
only purchase exim patron will give 1000%return
1. lokesh   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|March 17, 2023 2:00:42 PMReply
patron exim aur rhetan ke share ne 1000% return kaise dia aisa aur koi stock batao