Fill Your Details & Get Your Quote

Get Instant Quotation over whatsapp

SME Listing

Mylegal Route Is The Answer.

Online SME Listing Starts at Rs. 79887.00 / -
Exclusive of all Expenses Order Now

About SME Listing

SME exchange is a stock exchange dedicated for trading the shares of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) who, otherwise, find it difficult to get listed in the main exchanges. To be listed on the SME exchange, the post-issue paid up capital of the company should not exceed Rs. 25 Crores.


Appointment of Merchant Banker

The issuer Company must consult and appoint a Merchant Banker in an advisory capacity for the listing on the BSE SME exchange.

Initial Public Offering (IPO)

The Initial Public Offer (IPO) opens and closes as per schedule. After the closure of IPO, the company submits the documents as per the checklist to the BSE SME Exchange for finalization of the basis of allotment. On completion of the allotment, BSE issues the notice regarding listing and trading.

Due Diligence and Documentation

The Merchant Banker would then conduct a due diligence regarding the Company i.e checking the documentation including all the financial documents, material contracts, Government Approvals, Promoter details etc. and prepare documentation for the IPO. Planning and documentation by the Merchant Banker must include IPO structure, share issuances and financial requirements

Application to BSE SME Exchange

  • Once the due-diligence and documentation is completed by the Merchant Banker, the draft prospectus and DRHP is submitted to the Exchange as per SEBI requirements.
  • After submission of the required application and documents to BSE, BSE verifies the documents and processes the same. A visit to the company’s site is also undertaken by the BSE Exchange Officials. Post site visit, the Promoters are called for an interview with the Listing Advisory Committee.
  • On satisfactory completion of the site visit and interview by BSE officials, BSE issues an in-principle approval on the recommendation of the Committee, provided all the requirements are compiled by the issuer Company. On obtaining in-principle approval, the Merchant Banker would file the Prospectus with the ROC indicating the opening and closing date of the issue. On obtaining approval from ROC, they intimate the Exchange regarding the opening dates of the issue along with the required documents.


  • The SME must be a Limited Company.
  • The issuer or SME must have a post-issue face value capital of Rs.1 crore to Rs.25 crores. Entities having a post-issue face value of over Rs.25 crores has to be necessarily listing on the Main Board of the BSE.
  • Net Tangible Assets of the SME must be atleast Rs.1 crore, as per latest audited financial results.
  • Net Worth (excluding revaluation reserve) must be atleast Rs.1 crore as per the latest audited financial statements.
  • The company must have a track record of distributable profits in terms of Section 205 of the Companies Act, 1956, for atleast two out of the immediately preceding three financial years. Otherwise, networth must be atleast Rs. 3 crores.
  • The company must mandatorily facilitate trading in DEMAT securities and enter into agreement with both Depositories, namely, Central Depository Services Limited and National Securities Depository Limited.
  • The company must have a website.
  • The company should not have any reference before the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR).
  • The company should not have any winding up petition that has been accepted by a Court.
  • The issue must be a 100% underwritten issue. Merchant Banker must underwrite 15% on their own accounts.
  • The Merchant Banker to the issue is responsible for market making for a minimum of three years through a stock broker who is registered as market maker with the SME Exchange.
  • The company must have a minimum of 50 investors while listing through IPO.

Documents Required

  • 10 copies of the draft offer document.
  • Soft copy of the Prospectus for uploading on website
  • Copy of resolution passed by the Board of Directors for issue of securities
  • Copy of the shareholders resolution under 62(1)(c) of Companies Act, 2013
  • Certificate from the Managing Director / Company Secretary or PCS / Statutory or Independent Auditors stating the following:
    • The Company has not been referred to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR).
    • There is no winding up petition against the company, which has been admitted by the court or a liquidator has not been appointed.
    • There has been no change in the promoter/s of the Company in the preceding one year from date of filing application to BSE for listing on SME segment.
  • Copy of all show cause notice(s)/order(s) issued by any regulatory authority (e.g. SEBI, ROC, RBI, CLB, Stock Exchange etc.) & Correspondence there to.
  • PAN & TAN of the Company.
  • DIN & PAN of Promoters and Directors.
  • Printed Balance Sheets, Profit & Loss Accounts and Cash Flow Statements for the preceding 5 years (or for such applicable periods)
  • Copies of major orders/contracts/ received/ executed/ in-hand should be kept ready and be available for inspection. A statement of material contracts duly certified by a practicing Chartered Accountant/ practicing Company Secretary should be submitted. The Company should also state the place, time and date where these documents can be inspected
  • A statement containing particulars of the dates of, and parties to all the material contracts, agreements (including agreement for technical advice and collaboration), concessions and similar other documents (except those entered into in the ordinary course of business carried on or intended to be carried on by the company) together with a brief description of the terms, subject matter and general nature of the documents.
  • Details if the present or any previous application of the Company/Group Company for listing of any securities has been rejected earlier by SEBI or by any stock exchange and reasons thereof.
  • Name of the exchange which is proposed to be designated Exchange for the issue, if decided.
  • Copies of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the Company and its promoters/ directors.
  • Articles & Memorandum of Association of the Company.
  • A certificate from the statutory auditor/practicing chartered accountant certifying compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated in clause 52 of the listing agreement and circular no.SEBI/CFD/DIL/CG/1/2004/12/10 dated October 29, 2004 issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The company should also give the composition of various committees as required under the said clause.
  • Association, if any, of the directors/ promoters of the Company with any public or rights issue made during the preceding 10 years.
  • One Time Listing Fees of Rs. 50,000/- plus applicable Service Tax.(Details of all applicable fees for SME Listing is attached)
  • Date of opening of public issue to be intimated as soon as it is finalized.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes, there are capital tax benefits on SME, but it varies for listed and unlisted securities. For unlisted securities, short term capital gains are upto 30% while long term capital gains are upto 20%. Whereas, for listed securities, short term capital gains are upto 15% and long term capital gains are NA, if the company has paid Securities Transaction Tax.

    Yes there are annual maintenance charges. It is higher of either 25000 or 0.01% of full market capitalization. Market Capitalization is calculated as average of the prices on the last day of the financial year.

    Since, regulation 260 is not applicable to SME IPO , therefore IPO grading is not required for listing on SME exchange.

    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the major contributor to Indian Economy. For SME stocks to get listed and being traded on exchange, company has to come up with an Initial Public Offer (IPO) at exchnage's SME platform.


    One stop for all your legal solutions. Mylegalroute offers the best services on time.Highly recommended.

    One can expect the best legal advice & timely completion of the work.

    Thankful to team Mylegalroute. They are like your true friend, you ask for favour & they are always for you to provide you with the best.

    Commitment, transparency, timely delivery, patience etc , are the words to describe the services of Mylegalroute. They are simply the best.

    When you think for corporate solutions ,you think for Mylegalroute.

    Ease of doing business = Mylegalroute.

    You name it,they provide it. Mylegalroute provide the best services in the market.

    You can trust Mylegalroute for long venture. I have been associated with Mylegalroute for quite sometime & they have never disappointed me .They have always fulfilled their commitment.