How to apply for IPO through Zerodha [2022 Edition]

[Step-by-step Guide]: How to apply for IPO online through Zerodha

Introduction

So, you must have arrived at this article wanting to know the complete process to apply for your desired Initial Public Offering (IPO) through Zerodha. Hopefully, this article will guide you through the process, and ensure that you apply for the IPO correctly, and ensure that your application is not rejected, owing to points that can be avoided.

Can you apply for IPO online through Zerodha?

YES. You can apply for IPO online through Zerodha. You will find the detailed step-by-step guide below. The application process will take about 15 minutes of your time, followed by the time-delay to receive the UPI mandate, which needs to be accepted within the time frame.

However, please note, and check the pre-requisites before starting the IPO application process.

Checks before you apply

Check the below, before starting with the IPO application process:

  • You have a demat account with Zerodha, along with the login credentials ready at-hand.
  • You have a UPI 2.0 enabled app setup. The list of UPI 2.0 enabled apps can be found at this link.

Step-by-step Guide: How to apply for IPO through Zerodha

Time needed: 15 minutes.

  1. Visit the IPO module in Zerodha console, and login.

    Visit the IPO section, Portfolio module of your Zerodha Console. [link], and login with your Zerodha credentials, if not already logged in.

  2. Select your desired IPO Issue you wish to apply for.

    Under the list of “Ongoing IPOs”, click “Apply” on the IPO you wish to bid for.

  3. Enter the requested details, and click “Submit”

    In the pop-up that opens up, enter all the requested details, viz.
    – Your UPI ID
    – Investor Type i.e. choose from Individual Investor, Employee quota, OR Policy Holder quota
    – Quantity
    – Price
    Next click the check box to accept the terms and conditions, and click “Submit”.
    You will receive a confirmation on screen of the order successfully placed.

  4. Accept the UPI Mandate Request on your UPI 2.0 enabled app

    Finally you will receive UPI Mandate Request on your UPI app of choice (BHIM, Google Pay etc.). Once the mandate is accepted, the application process is now complete.

  5. Done!

    With the acceptance of the UPI mandate, the application process is complete. Meanwhile, you would also receive an email from the exchange with the details of the IPO application order number details.

Conclusion

The online IPO application process for Zerodha is now complete. All you have to do now is wait for the allotment date.

On the date of the allotment, there are two possibilities:

  1. You receive the IPO allotment: In this scenario, the mandate would be executed i.e. the blocked amount would be deducted, and the appropriate number of shares would be credited to your demat account. These shares can be traded/sold with effect from the date of the listing.
  2. You do not receive the IPO allotment: In this scenario, the mandate would be cancelled i.e. the blocked amount would be released, and no other action would be undertaken. Of course, in this scenario, you would also NOT receive the shares.

So, that is it. You have now successfully completed the online IPO application process for Zerodha. All the best in your investing journey!

LIC IPO FAQs Answered

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) IPO FAQs answered

Introduction

So, the big day arrives. The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is arriving at the bourses, and the LIC IPO opens today.

So here’s everything you need to know about the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC).

FAQs of LIC IPO answered

When can you apply for the LIC IPO?

You can apply for the IPO of Life Insurance Corporation from Wednesday, 05th May 2022, until Monday, 09th May 2022 (both dates inclusive). However, we suggest that in case you wish to apply for the IPO, you apply before noon on 09th May 2022, even though the cut-off timings on the last day is around 3:30pm. However, we do note that the brokers do face glitches, issues after 2pm. So, place in your IPO applications in time before the cut-off timings on the last day.

When is the allotment of LIC finalised, and when can I check my allotment status?

The finalisation will be done by Thursday, 12th May 2022, and the allotment status can be checked on kfintech’s portal starting 12th May 2022

What is the price band for the IPO?

The price band for Qualified Institutional Buyers (QIB), and Non-Institutional Investors(NII) is ₹ 902/- to ₹ 949/- per share.

What is the price band for retail investors when applying for LIC IPO?

The retail investors get a discount of ₹ 45/- per share. So, the effective price band for Retail Individual Investors(RII) is ₹ 857/- to ₹ 904/- per share.

What is the price band for employees of Life Insurance Corporation?

Like the retail investors, the employees of Life Insurance Corporation also get a discount of ₹ 45/- per share. So, the effective price band in the Employee quota is ₹ 857/- to ₹ 904/- per share

What is the price band for policy holders of Life Insurance Corporation?

The discount for the policy holder quota, while applying for the LIC IPO is ₹ 60/- per share. So the effective price band for the Policy Holder quota is ₹ 842/- to ₹ 889/- per share.
Please note that ONLY the existing policy holders of Life Insurance Corporation, who have linked their LIC policy to their PAN card on or before February 28, 2022 are eligible to apply for the IPO through the policy holder’s quota.

When will the shares of LIC be credited to my demat account?

The shares of LIC (if you receive the IPO allotment) will be credited to your linked demat account around Monday, 16th May 2022. However, there are instances where the allotment is delayed, and the shares are credited only in the morning the next day. So, be guided accordingly.

When is the LIC listing date?

The shares of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) will start trading on Tuesday, 17th May 2022. You can start buying and selling LIC shares starting this date.

Can an eligible LIC policy holder apply through the policy holder quota, as well as the retail quota?

YES. Eligible LIC policy holders can apply for the IPO, through both the quotas, viz. the policy holder quota, as well as the retail quota, as per the respective limits.

Can an eligible LIC policy holder apply through the policy holder quota, as well as the NII quota?

YES. Eligible LIC policy holders can apply for the IPO, through both the quotas, viz. the policy holder quota, as well as the NII quota.

Can an eligible LIC policy holder-cum-employees apply through the employee quota, policy holder quota, as well as the retail quota?

YES. LIC employees, who are also eligible LIC policy holders can apply for the IPO, through all three quotas, viz. the employee quota, policy holder quota, as well as the NII/Retail quota, as per the respective quota limits.

Conclusion

Hopefully, this article has answered the majority of the questions you may have had about the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Life Insurance Corporation IPO. We will continue to update the article, as and when new updates come through. All the best in your investing journey.

[Step-by-step Guide]: How to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking

Step-by-Step Guide on how to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking

Introduction

Welcome to this webnotes.in post on how to apply for the latest IPO (Initial Public Offering) through HDFC Bank Netbanking. You might be wanting to apply for the latest red-hot 🔥 IPO that has astronomical GMP (Grey Market Premiums), and your broker/friend/relatives have guaranteed you that you will surely get a listing gain, if you get allotment. However, please note that the applications to IPOs have their risks, which you should research before applying.

Can you apply for IPO through HDFC Netbanking?

The answer is YES. You can apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking through their Netbanking portal. This process should broadly have six (6) steps, and should take a maximum of 30 minutes ⏳. This process employs the ASBA (Application Supported by Blocked Amounts) method. This ensures that the retails investor’s funds leave his bank account only upon allocation of shares in public issues. The ASBA process also ensures that only the requisite amount of funds is debited to the investor’s bank account on allotment of shares. In this mechanism, the need for refunds is completely eliminated. The entire process is listed below. However, please, please go through the below steps to avoid getting errors, especially a notorious xxxxxx error, which stops the application process in its tracks, and does not allow you to complete the application.

Pre-requisites before you start

Before we start with the application process, please ensure that the following steps/checks:

  • ⚠️ This is important! 🚨 You have allowed the pop-ups for HDFC Bank and HDFC Securities. You can find the processes online for your respective browser, but here we will list process steps to allow pop-ups for HDFC Bank and HDFC Securities in Google Chrome.
    1. Click the More More at the top right of the Chrome browser.
    2. Click Settings.
    3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
    4. Under “Privacy and security,” click Content settings.
    5. Click Popups.
    6. Under “Allowed“, click “Add“. Turn Allowed on or off.  Type https://[*.]hdfcsec.com and https://[*.]hdfcbank.com. This is will ensure that the pop-ups are allowed for HDFC Bank.
  • 📝 The applicant has a bank account with HDFC Bank
  • 📝 The applicant has a demat account (not necessarily with HDFC Securities. You may apply through this method, even if you have a demat account with any of the discount brokers like Zerodha, Upstox, Groww etc.)

Step-by-Step Guide on applying for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking

Time needed: 30 minutes.

  1. Login to your HDFC Netbanking Account

    • Go to the HDFC Bank Netbanking URL https://netbanking.hdfcbank.com/netbanking/, and login with your Customer ID, and Password

  2. Under Request, go to the IPO Application section

    • Next, under the Request section on the left hand bar, click to expand
    • Here, click on the IPO Application option.
    • You will get a warning message that you are being redirected to an external site (hdfcsec.com). Here, click Continue.
    • The next screen will be an overview of all the IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) presently in the application window, and these issues can be applied for.

  3. Scroll, and select the IPO which you wish to apply for

    •Here, scroll to the IPO you wish to apply for. Also, please note the correct type of application. Sometimes, the same IPO will have multiple quotas viz. HNI quota, Retail quota, Shareholders quota, or policyholders quota. So, ensure that you apply in the correct quota, under the desired public issue.

  4. Fill in all the desired/required details for the IPO

    • In the “Place Order” screen, choose the correct option from the dropdown under “Select Investor Status”.
    • Under “Bid Details”, enter the desired number of shares under “Shares Bid for”. Do ensure that number of shares are in multiples of the declared lot size. Next to it, under “Price per share Rs. “,enter the desired unit share price you wish to apply for. A good tip is to check the “Cut-off Price” checkbox. This is eliminate any issues with the incorrect share price being entered.
    • Next enter your PAN (Permanent Account Number) details, along with the date of birth details.
    • Under “Depository Details”, choose from NSDL, or CDSL, as the case may be with your demat account details.
    • Under “DP Name”, enter your broker name viz. Zerodha, Upstox, Groww etc.
    • If your demat account is with NSDL, i.e. if your demat account number starts with “IN”, then split your 16 character demat account number into two blocks of 8 characters. Enter the first block of 8 characters starting with “IN” under DP ID, and the rest of the 8 characters (all digits) under “Beneficiary A/C no”.
    • If your demat account is with CDSL i.e. your demat account number is a 16 digit number. If you select the Depository Details as CDSL, then the DP ID would be greyed out. You would need to update the entire 16 digit account number in Beneficiary Account Number field itself.
    • Click “Proceed”.

  5. Confirm on the request for the Online Fund Hold

    • The next popup will be the confirmation screen. Click “Confirm” to proceed.
    • 🚨 In case the pop-ups are not activated, you will NOT get this screen. So, please go back, activate the pop-ups and perform the entire process once again.
    • Next, click “I agree” on the disclaimer.
    • Click “Submit” on the “Online Fund Hold” option to block the amount.

  6. Done!

    • The final screen indicates that your IPO bid has been successfully.

Conclusion

That is it. The entire process to apply for the IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking has been completed. All you need to do now is to wait until the allotment process has been completed, and you receive the update on whether or not you have received the allotment.

All the best in your investment journey! Best wishes to you!

Here’s how to check the IPO allotment status for 2021 IPOs!

Introduction: How to check for the IPO allotment:

After applying for IPOs, the next step in every applicant’s mind is to check the allotment (whether he/she has received allotment). This post aims to list all the methods to check IPO allotment of 2021 IPOs.

Method 1: Check IPO allotment of 2021 IPOs through the RTAs

The IPO allotment status can be gotten by checking on the IPO registrar’s official website link for the allotment. Feedback indicates that this is the best method, but yes, on the date of allotment, there will be issues with websites (viz. some users not getting data, page not opening etc etc.).

You can search for your choice of IPO in the “Search” option to arrive quickly at the link. The last column will list the direct hyperlink to the IPO registrar’s website to directly check the IPO allotment status.

Check IPO allotment 2021 IPOs

IPO NameIPO Allotment Status
Zomato IPOCheck Zomato IPO Allotment
Suryoday Small Finance Bank IPOCheck Suryoday Small Finance Bank IPO allotment
Nazara Technologies IPOCheck Nazara Technologies IPO Allotment
Kalyan Jewellers IPOCheck Kalyan Jewellers IPO Allotment
Laxmi Organic IPOCheck Laxmi Organic IPO Allotment
Craftsman Automation IPOCheck Craftsman Automation IPO Allotment
Anupam Rasayan IPOCheck Anupam Rasayan IPO allotment
Easy Trip Planners IPO (EaseMyTrip IPO)Check EaseMyTrip IPO allotment
MTAR Technologies IPOCheck MTAR Technologies IPO allotment
Heranba Industries IPOHeranba Industries IPO allotment
RailTel Corporation of India Limited IPO (RailTel IPO)Check RailTel IPO allotment
Nureca Limited IPOCheck Nureca Limited IPO Allotment
Brookfield India Real Estate Trust REIT IPO (Brookfield India REIT IPO)Check Brookfield India REIT IPO Allotment
Stove Kraft IPOCheck Stove Kraft IPO allotment
Home First Finance IPOCheck Home First Finance IPO allotment
Indigo Paints IPOCheck Indigo Paints IPO Allotment
Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited IPO (IRFC IPO)Check IRFC IPO allotment

Method 2: [Check IPO allotment of 2021 IPOs through NSE or BSE]

The first method to check the allotment status is through the stock exchanges.

Most of the IPOs are listed on either or both of the below exchanges:

  • Only on BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), OR
  • Both NSE (National Stock Exchange) and BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange).

Feedback from users indicate that the getting information from the exchanges is not conducive due to a host of reasons (either needing to create an account with NSE to check the status, OR the allotment status being uploaded with a significant delay).

Nevertheless, here are the links to check the IPO allotment status on BSE [link], and NSE [link] (you need to have a login account with NSE to proceed with the NSE option).

Method 3: Postal Mail and/or Email Intimation of the IPO allotment

In case you are patient, you will get an email from the IPO registrar with the details of allotment. Most registrars also dispatch a physical letter as well by snail mail.

Check out other how-to guides, and info-wiki articles on webnotes.in.

How to apply for IPO through HDFC Netbanking (ASBA method)

How to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking
How to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking

Introduction

  • This post is for you, if you wish to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking, while having a demat account, that is NOT with HDFC Securities.
  • This application is via the ASBA mode (ASBA: Application Supported by Blocked Amounts). In this system, the amount needed to apply for an IPO is blocked in the selected savings account, without being debited.
  • The IPO allotment is deducted from your bank account ONLY if you get the IPO allotment of shares.

Points to note: before you start:

  • You have a bank account with HDFC Bank.
  • You have a demat account (not necessarily with HDFC Securities), and you know the 16 digit demat account details (viz. Demat account number, name of the DP, and know whether the Demat account is with NSDL or CDSL).
  • This next step is important! You have allowed the pop-ups for HDFC Bank and HDFC Securities.  Following is the process to allow pop-ups for HDFC
    • For Google Chrome:
      • Click the More More at the top right of the Chrome browser
      • Click Settings.
      • At the bottom, click Advanced.
      • Under “Privacy and security,” click Content settings.
      • Click Popups.
      • Under “Allowed“, click “Add“. Turn Allowed on or off.  Type https://[*.]hdfcsec.com and https://[*.]hdfcbank.com. This will allow pop-ups, which are needed only for the IPO application.
    • You may search online for the steps to allow pop-ups for other browsers, and implement them.

Steps to apply for IPO through HDFC Bank Netbanking

Time needed: 30 minutes.

  1. Login to HDFC Netbanking Portal

    Go to the URL for HDFC Netbanking https://netbanking.hdfcbank.com/.
    Log in with your credentials.

  2. Navigate to the IPO Application Module in HDFC Bank Netbanking

    Under Accounts, expand the Request option.
    Click the IPO Application option.
    Click on Continue when you see the message “You will be redirected to the IPO system. In case you want to proceed, please click on continue“.

  3. The IPO Module in HDFC Securities

    The IPO Application module in HDFC Securities will next open.
    This is the general overview window, which also lists the IPOs in the subscription window, and can be applied for.
    Choose the Issue IPO that you wish to apply for, and click “Apply” under “Action“.

  4. Overview/Update of Initial IPO/Issue Details

    Choose the appropriate option under “Select Investor Status“.
    You will next note the message: “ASBA (Application Supported by Blocked Amounts): This ensures that the retails investor’s funds leave his bank account only upon allocation of shares in public issues. The ASBA process also ensures that only the requisite amount of funds is debited to the investor’s bank account on allotment of shares. In this mechanism, the need for refunds is completely eliminated.“. Click OK..
    Next you can see the details of the IPO/Issue, if you click “More Info” at the bottom of the page. You will find details viz. Issue Name, Type, Price Band, Minimum Investment Value, Maximum Investment Value, Lot Size, Tick Size, Issue Date (Application Window), CutOff Time, and Cutoff-shares

  5. Enter the IPO bid details

    Under Bid Details:
    Enter the number of shares you wish to apply for under “Shares bid for“, and the price under the “Price per share” field. A good time saver would be tick the checkbox the “Cut Off Price“.

  6. Update the IPO applicant details

    The Applicant Name, and PAN (Permanent Account Number) details would have been pre-filled. Please note the FAQs to see the exception for applicants from the state of Sikkim
    Enter the Date of Birth, and Father’s/Husband’s Name.

  7. Enter the Demat Account Details

    Next enter demat account details.
    Choose the Depository from the drop down, viz. NSDL, or CDSL.
    Enter the DP Name (Depository Participant Name) in the next field.
    This next field will have two variations, viz. whether your depository is NSDL, or CDSL.
    If your depository is NSDL, enter the 8 alphanumeric characters of your demat account in the DP ID part, and the last 8 characters of your demat account number in the Beneficiary A/C no part.
    If your depository is CDSL, then the DP ID field is greyed our, and you can enter the entire 18 digit number in the Beneficiary A/C no field.

  8. Confirm the bank account details

    Confirm the HDFC Bank account details. (that is pre-filled).
    Next, click “Proceed“.

  9. Disclaimer Screen Read Receipt

    In the next screen, click “I agree” after the detailed disclaimer, if acceptable.

  10. Confirm the “Online Fund Hold”

    Next screen indicates that there is a cash shortfall, and asks for the account to arrange the money collect. Choose the account number, click “Submit

  11. Confirmation of the IPO application bid

    The final screen in the process is the confirmation of the IPO application bid. And the application number, and transaction number is shared, along with the final message “Your bid has been successfully placed”..

    Congratulations! This is the end of the IPO application process.

FAQs

Test question.

Note(*)- 1.Enter SIKKIMCATG in PAN field, if you are a customer from the state of Sikkim
               2.Ensure that the name on the PAN card matches with the Demat Holder’s name

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