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Incorporated in 1987, Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. (MOSL) is a Mumbai, India based diversified financial services firm offering a range of products and services such as Private Wealth Management, Retail Broking and Distribution, Institutional Broking, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Commodity Broking, Currency Broking and Home Finance.

Motilal Oswal has diversified client base that includes retail customers (including High Net worth Individuals), mutual funds, foreign institutional investors, financial institutions and corporate clients.

As of March 2015, Motilal Oswal had a network spread over 520 cities and towns comprising 1,743 Business Locations operated by the company and its Business Partners. Company had 740,000 registered customers and team of 2100 employees.

Solid research is considered as the foundation of Motilal Oswal Securities. Almost 10% of revenue is invested on equity research. As of March 2015, company had 30 research analysts researching over 250 companies across 20 sectors. From a fundamental, technical and derivatives research perspective, Motilal Oswal's research reports have received wide coverage in the media.

6 Reasons to Open Account with Motilal Oswal

  1. Leading Broker in India

    • 4-time winner of Best Performing Equity Broker (National) by CNBC TV18 Financial Advisor Awards
    • 29 years of wealth creation
    • Driven by the philosophy of Solid Research, Solid Advice
    • 8.5 lakh+ customers, 1,900+ locations, 500+ cities
  2. Research Servies

    • India's Best Market Analyst Award for IT & FMCG sector by Zee Business
    • 30,000+ research reports across 225+ companies and 25+ sectors
    • Dedicated large cap, mid cap & technical research teams
    • Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly reports across asset class
  3. Advisory Services

    • Available across asset classes
    • Available across devices - Mobile, Tablet, Desktop, & Web
    • Customized actionable plan across investment styles & risk profiles
    • Advanced tools & strategies for various time
  4. Technology

    • Powerful, fast & secure technology across all platforms - Desktop, Web, mobile or Tablet
    • Trade, Invest, Track, Review through a single login
    • Award winning Research & Solid Advice across all asset classes
    • LIVE streaming quotes and technical charts to help you make the right decision
  5. Product & Services

    • All trading & investment solutions ranging from Equities to Insurance under one roof
    • Trade across exchanges - BSE, NSE, NCDEX, MSEI
    • All products backed by the customized solid research & advice
    • Robust trading platforms, highly skilled dedicated advisors and Call & Trade desk
    • Services available through branches or business partners and online
  6. Operational Efficiency

    • Apply for an account in just 10 minutes & 6 simple steps
    • 1-day account activation
    • Dedicated customer service team with a 4-hour query resolution TAT
    • Customer centric Risk Management System
    • Real-time payouts to customers
    • Standard plus value added customer reports
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Motilal Oswal Rating (by the customers)

75 Votes

Overall Rating Rated 2.7 stars 2.7/5
Fees Rated 3.0 stars 3.0/5
Brokerage Rated 2.5 stars 2.5/5
Usability Rated 3.1 stars 3.1/5
Customer Service Rated 2.8 stars 2.8/5

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Motilal Oswal's Trading Platforms

1. Web Platform

Web Platform is suited for first time investors who want a clean and simple interface. Investor can trade from any internet connected PC and place the order with instant confirmation.

2. Desktop Platform

Desktop Platform is suitable for those investors and traders who want live market watch and faster execution.

3. Mobile Platform

Mobile platform works on most GPRS enabled mobile phones. Investor can directly buy/sell from market watch. It also provides the facility to modify or cancel the pending orders.

4. Call N Trade

Call N Trade Platform is suitable when investor don't have online access to their trading site. All Motilal Oswal customers enjoy Call N Trade services at no additional cost.

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Account Types

1. Value Pac:

Value Pac is the upfront subscription scheme, which gives significant discounts in brokerage rates with defined time period to use it. With the wide range of Value Pacs, based on the Volume of Trade and the Validity period one can enjoy the benefits of placing trades at reduced charges.

2. Margin account:

Margin account is suitable for those who don't want to commit to a Value Pac (upfront subscription). In Margin Account investor have to give defined upfront margin amount at the time of opening the account.

Motilal Oswal Special Offers

Free (Trading & Demat Account) + Free Brokerage for 1st Month

Motilal Oswal offers FREE Trading + Demat Account (₹500 waived). You can also avail free brokerage for first month, free access to research & advice and free use of trading platform.

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Motilal Oswal Brokerage Charges 2018

Account Opening Fees & Annual maintenance charges (AMC)

  • Trading Account Opening Charges (One Time): Rs 0
  • Trading Annual maintenance charges (AMC): NA
  • Demat Account Opening Charges (One Time): NA
  • Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC): Rs 441

Trading Brokerages:

Value Pac Schemes

  • Delivery Based Trades: 0.25% to 0.18%
  • Intra-day Trades: 0.03% to 0.015%
  • Futures Trades: 0.03% to 0.025%
  • Options Trades: Rs 60 to Rs 50 per contract

Margin Schemes

  • Delivery Based Trades: 0.30% to 0.25%
  • Intra-day Trades: 0.03% to 0.025%
  • Futures Trades: 0.03% to 0.025%
  • Options Trades: Rs 100 to Rs 50 per contract

Motilal Oswal - Value Pac Schemes Segment Wise Detail

Monthly VP Quarterly VP Half Yearly VP Yearly VP
Scheme name VP2.5K VP2.5K VP5K VP25K VP50K
Upfront Fees (INR) 2,500 2,500 5,000 25,000 50,000
Validity (days) 30 90 90 180 365
Account Opening Fee (INR) 0 0 0 0 0
DP - AMC 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free
Delivery Brokerage
Max 0.25% 0.30% 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
Min (paise) 3 3 2 2 2
Intraday Cash
1st leg Max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.02% 0.015%
Cash Min 1st leg (paise) 3 3 2 2 2
2nd leg Max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.02% 0.015%
Cash Min 2nd leg (paise) 3 3 2 2 2
Futures (Intraday Trading)
1st leg & 2nd leg each if carry forward 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.03% 0.025%
FUT MIN 1st leg (paise) 3 3 2 3 2
2nd Leg if same day square off 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.01% 0.01%
FUT MIN 2nd leg (paise) 3 3 2 1 1
Options Trading
1st Leg and 2nd Leg (INR) 60 70 60 40 50
Currency Trading
Futures 1st Leg and 2nd Leg (INR) 20 20 20 20 20
Options 20 20 20 20 20

Motilal Oswal - Margin Schemes Segment Wise Detail

Margin 1,000 Margin 10,000 Margin 25,000 Margin 50,000
Scheme name M1k M10k M25k M50k
Upfront Margin (Rs) 1,000 10,000 25,000 50,000
Account Opening Fee (Rs) Free Free Free Free
DP - AMC 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free
Delivery Brokerage
Max 0.30% 0.30% 0.25% 0.25%
Min (paise) 3 3 2 2
Min (per day in case a transaction is done) (Rs) 20 20 20 20
Intraday Cash Segment
1st leg Max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.025%
Cash Min 1st leg (paise) 3 3 2 2
2nd leg Max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.025%
Cash Min 2nd leg (paise) 3 3 2 2
Min (per day in case a transaction is done) (Rs) 20 20 20 20
Futures (Intraday Trading)
1st leg max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.025%
2nd leg max 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.025%
If carry forward 0.03% 0.03% 0.025% 0.025%
Minimum Brokerage (paise) 3 3 2 2
Options Trading
1st Leg and 2nd Leg (Rs) 100 75 75 50
Add-on Services Offered
Trading Platform Exe Exe Exe Exe
Delivery Plus Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Access Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free SMS Alerts (buy & sell) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free SMS Alerts (advice) No No No Yes
Call & Trade Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advisory services No No No Yes
Research Reports Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: GST is levied on Brokerage + Turnover Tax, Stamp Duty on Turnover, Turnover Tax on Turnover, STT on Turnover and any other statutory charges as applicable are charged extra in addition to the brokerage rates.

Demat Account Charges

Online clients Scheme D (POA Compulsory)
Scheme name Ebroking
Account maintenance (AMC) Rs 400
Account Administration (AA) NIL
Advance Rs 400
Trx Charges Within MODES (Sell) (Charges which ever is higher will be charged) Rs 20 or 0.020% of transactio
Outside MODES (Sell) Rs 30 or 0.03% of transaction value
Dematerialisation (In all schemes) Rs 25 per request + Rs 5 per certificate
Rematerialisation Rs 35 per certificate
Pledge Creation/ Closure/Invocation Rs 35 per request each

Note: Few other demat account scheme's are available.

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Motilal Oswal Advantages

  1. Wide Range of Investment Choices- Equity, Derivatives, IPOs Or Mutual Funds.
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Motilal Oswal Complaints received at BSE / NSE:

Number of customer complained against Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd share broker. The Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd consumer complaints provide the summary of grievance which went to exchange for resolution.

Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd consumer complaints
Exchange Financial Year Number of Clients * Total Complaints **
NSE 2018-19 311,592 17
BSE 2017-18 137,652 50
NSE 2017-18 307,647 160
BSE 2016-17 83,617 23
NSE 2016-17 207,194 119
BSE 2015-16 79,547 29
NSE 2015-16 165,844 116
BSE 2014-15 62,867 46
NSE 2014-15 152,608 127
BSE 2013-14 663,408 42
NSE 2013-14 123,022 120
BSE 2012-13 642,403 50
NSE 2012-13 621,966 119
BSE 2011-12 595,786 80
NSE 2011-12 592,459 134

* Number of active clients the broker or trading member has. As per SEBI guidelines each broker reports the newly added clients to the exchange though unique client code (ucc) process. The informaiton on this page is provided by the exchange.

** The total number of complaint received against the broker at the given exchange.

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Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Reviews

321. KETAN DAFDA  Nov 16, 2018 14:01 Reply
320. Mayank Goyal  Apr 18, 2018 23:16 Reply
When ever i email on query only reply i get is to go and talk to the franchise. If the query was resolvable by franchise why would i email in the first place. Unnecessary charges on the account all the time no proper reply

320.1. KETAN DAFDA  Nov 16, 2018 14:00
319. Jayshree  May 6, 2018 21:23 Reply
Immediately on account opening Motilal oswal debited my account with more than 210 rupees
Still no explaination for the same
Very high maintainence charges
first they said its free for 1 yr but they are charging me heavily
319.1. KETAN DAFDA  Nov 16, 2018 13:53
318. KRISHNA CHAITANYA  May 18, 2018 16:14 Reply
Before opening and after a DEMAT ACCOUNT , the brokerage rates and AMC rate is changed. Before they told that AMC charges will be Rs 400 + tax, but now they are charging Rs 598 + Rs107 . Like this many changes before and after opening an account. Fed up with this motilal oswal..My id is MM6680174
318.1. KETAN DAFDA  Nov 16, 2018 13:52
please give me call i ll solve your problem sir
317. DHAWALE NARAYAN  Jul 31, 2018 06:54 Reply
i was using motilal oswal account before 1 year but in motilal brokerage rate is too much high i was request many times to franchiese to update brokerage but he have done only for 4 days so i am going to change my broker so call me if possible to update my brokerage


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Very Poor
Website Usability - Excellent
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Very Poor
317.1. KETAN DAFDA  Nov 16, 2018 13:37
316. D Thanks  Jul 27, 2018 18:33 Reply
Very high brokerage charges and AMC charges and account opening charges too.


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Very Poor
Website Usability - Below Average
Customer Service - Below Average
Overall Experience - Very Poor
315. R Thamizhselvan  Jul 16, 2018 08:57 Reply
I also have a history of bad experience with their mode of establishing 'Customers' Relation'. First they will call you and will disappear thereafter. The staffs work for their own record and not for clients' good. Moreover the staffs also talk with the highest degree of arrogance as if they are the only broker operating in whole nation. The say one thing and will do one thing. If they debit your account with any untold charges or hidden items and no way it would be reversed or considered for any reconciliation. They need huge change in their attitude and approach. The should speak out the truth only, always.
314. Karan  Jul 10, 2018 23:22 Reply
Dear sir our company no deposit sechmne for demat account but swastika investmart ltd provide demat deposit sechme account so plz provide this sechmne
313. VIKRAM BHANDARI  Jul 4, 2018 16:41 Reply
Customer Satisfaction is lacking. Research team of Motilal Oswal is not up to the mark.. Have faced n number of losses through Mosl calls. Advisors are seemed to call the clients forcefully.


Brokerage - Average
Account Maintenance Fees - Average
Website Usability - Average
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Below Average
312. shishpal yadav  Jun 28, 2018 18:58 Reply
There are Many issues with motilal securities customer Service, never got my issue resolved, one of the Worst service - motilal will not be successful in long run - New Customers AVOID ! AVOID! motilal Securities.

MY dp id : EAOPE13831
Brokerage - Below Average
Account Maintenance Fees - Below Average
Website Usability - Below Average
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Below Average
311. shishpal yadav  Jun 28, 2018 19:03 Reply

My experience very bad. The brokerage charges are very high. Service is very poor .I request to new traders never go for this brokerage. Save time and money.

Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Very Poor
Website Usability - Very Poor
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Very Poor
310. Prem Prakash  Jun 26, 2018 18:26 Reply
After seeing advertisement of Motilal Oswal Securitis on TV claiming 30 years of experience in stock Marketing, I got interested to invest my hard earned money in MOS to get better return. I called MOS representative and explained him that I am Sr. Citizen and do not know ABC of investing in shares/stock. Representative, assured me that, I do not have to worry, as fund adviser shall take care of selecting of shares/ trading and shall inform me of particular scrips he has invested and sold. This way I can get return from 25% to 50% in a year. Now, I am a shattered man. In six month my capital has been eroded 25% in one portfolio and about 65% in 2nd portfolio. I want Mr. Ramdev Aggarwal Ji, co-founder of MOS ,to look into it personally.
309. ib prasad  May 24, 2018 05:28 Reply


Brokerage - Below Average
Account Maintenance Fees - Below Average
Website Usability - Below Average
Customer Service - Below Average
Overall Experience - Very Poor
308. Vikas  May 15, 2018 11:05 Reply
If you want to destroy your time and money then only go for motilal oswal


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Very Poor
Website Usability - Average
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Very Poor
307. kiran  May 3, 2018 18:14 Reply
Sir very high brokerage for delivery option other take zero and also for selling time short selling arrives not able to sell
306. sunil  Apr 23, 2018 16:39 Reply
I have lost Rs.82000 due to the mistake of RMS in Motilal Oswal. I had taken a futures of Sun Tv and there was a shortage of margin which I got an sms on friday to pay or else they would square of the position on monday. I transferred the money on saturday, but still they have squared off the position. When I called them they said that I have to transfer to F&O section, but I had transferred to cash section. Also while opening account , they said that the AMC for first year will be free, but they have debited my account. I had called the executive many times, but he hasnt reversed the same.
306.1. SRIKANT PATRO  Apr 24, 2018 11:56
Dear sunil,
Company is providing limit for buying or selling any contract(equity &FNO) but you need to hold such amount of margin for further carry.If RMS coming on Friday that means you got mail and massage on Friday for the same.
On Friday before 3.30 u need to square off the position else need to transfer the same.After 5pm they will block your account for RMS selling,hence if you transfer after 5pm they will not consider your amount and RMS will take action.

Hope its clear for you
305. Mimoh Bardhan  Apr 12, 2018 20:18 Reply
Too much Brokrage..Too much..

They showing something and actual is difference


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Average
Website Usability - Average
Customer Service - Average
Overall Experience - Below Average
304. Mimoh Bardhan  Apr 5, 2018 20:18 Reply
Dear Sir,

I want to know pofit/loss statement everyday. But there is no option for this. no have account summary. how to know what is my balance. But Executive and other service is very good and very useful for me.

my code is EAOPE6539
304.1. Mimoh Bardhan  Apr 12, 2018 19:55
Dear Motilal Oswal,

I am suprised about your Tax deduction and charges. When i profit 300-400 that time actual i get -22 Rs. Really great. And your service provider all time call to me to sell this stock and purchase new one.

How manytime i book my loss? please explain me with details.

303. Ketan  Apr 9, 2018 18:04 Reply
Rates are not as per commitment at time of account opening; the employee offered me 1 paisa 10 paisa charge and 5 year free on Approx.490 charge but after opening this up to 1 year the charge was as per their default and 490 was annual charge they just make u turn.; not hearing complains done.


Brokerage - Very Poor
Account Maintenance Fees - Very Poor
Website Usability - Very Poor
Customer Service - Very Poor
Overall Experience - Very Poor
302. T Shiva Kumar  Mar 4, 2018 12:21 Reply
Hi,I am having trading account with you my client is EAOPE5516,very recently started intra day trading,but you people charged delivery brokerage rates,I have sent e mails for rectification do as early as possible why such blunder mistake made I thought it is very good brokerage company

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