Do's and Dont's While Trading with Karvy Stock Broking Ltd.


Dear Investor,

Before you step into the securities market, you are requested to go through carefully and understand the following:


Do’s While Trading with Karvy Stock Broking Ltd.



1. Read and understand and thereafter execute the Member-Client Agreement with your broker setting out the terms and conditions clearly.

2. Enter accurate and complete details in the form, fill up all fields. Do not leave any spaces blank.

3. All information provided should be factually correct and accurate since this will form the basis of your relationship with Karvy Stock Broking Ltd.

4. Please read and understand every annexure in the Registration kit very carefully before signing.

5. Please provide accurate Email ID, DP ID and Bank account number.

6. The correspondence address should always be updated.

7. Please submit your Permanent Account Number (PAN)

8. Please understand the utility of maintaining a running account before signing the authorization for the same.

9. Ensure that all details are correctly mentioned in the welcome letter sent by karvy after account opening.

10. As per Regulatory guidelines, Exchange shall also send the transaction details for the trades done by you in your Trading Account held with us in the form of SMS / Email alerts to the Investor. In order to enable the option, please respond to the SMS / Email sent by Stock Exchanges on activation of these services with the respective Exchanges.



1. Call on the landline numbers of your local branch and give clear and unambiguous instructions while placing orders over the phone. In case you visit the branch office, kindly give your orders in writing.

2. Be aware of the risk associated with your Cash Market and Futures & Options positions in the market and margin calls on them. In case of inadequate margin or nonpayment of margin in your account, your positions will be squared off by the Risk Management Team.

3. Please bear in mind that while it is our endeavor to inform you in case of a margin call, it is your responsibility to maintain margins. Karvy Stock Broking Ltd will square up outstanding position in case of shortfall in margin and delay in payments.

4. Maintain secrecy of your password in case of Internet trading, since you will be solely responsible for all transactions effected from its usage.

5. Change your password every fortnight.


Post Trading

1. Ensure that you receive digital contract notes through E-mail of trades done by you on the same day. If you are not receiving the same, contact E-Broking team immediately. Please note that the details or every executed trade are posted on our website in the form of digital contract notes on a daily basis. Access the website, wherever possible and satisfy yourself in respect thereof.

2. Verify all details in contract notes, immediately on receipt. If you find any discrepancy bring the same to the notice of E-Broking team

3. Check your email account mentioned in the ‘Know Your Client’ form daily. All your account related information including trade confirmation and margin calls will be emailed to you.

4. Pay the margins within the prescribed time. Collect/pay, your mark to market margins on your positions, on a daily basis, from/to your broker.

5. Ensure receipt of payment/deliveries within one working day of payout.

6. Deliver the shares in case of sale or pay the money in case of purchase before the pay-in day.

7. Make payments; enhance margins through cheques made out in favour of Karvy Stock Broking Ltd only.

8. Issue cheques / drafts in the trade name of broker only i.e. Karvy Stock Broking Ltd’.




 Account opening

 1. Do not sign the Member-Client Agreement without clearing your doubts in respect thereof.

2. Do not fill in wrong or incomplete details. Do not overwrite, cancel, mis-spell the details.

3. Do not provide information which is factually incorrect as the same is illegal.



1. Do not trade in any product without knowing and/or understanding the associated risks and rewards.

2. Do not trade in illiquid shares or penny stocks or options or futures stocks or Z, T2T category stock.

3. Do not match / synchronize trades with any other person for any thinly traded shares.

4. Do not indulge in any trading activity which results in disturbance of market equilibrium in any manner including manipulation of price of any scrips.

5. Do not undertake deals for others or trade on your own name and then issue cheques from family members/ friend accounts

6. Do not pay in cash or do not issue a cheque in the name of any employee of the broker or any other person in respect of the transactions.

7. Do not give instructions which are not clear. They should be given verbally over recorded phone lines or in writing.

8. Do not forget to take note of risks involved in the investment.

9. Do not reveal your password to any other person.


Post Trading:

Do not hesitate to approach Karvy Stock Broking Ltd., helpline. Helpline can be contacted at:

Toll free number: 1800-425-8283

Email id:

1. Do not delay payment/deliveries of securities to broker/sub-broker.

2. Do not accept unsigned contract notes or signed by an unauthorized person

3. Do not pay more than the agreed brokerage to the intermediary.