Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) vide notice no. 20200522-21 dated 22nd May, 2020 relaxed Eligibility Criteria for SMEs in view of Covid-19 Pandemic Situation with effect from June 1, 2020.

It amends BSE circular dated 19th April 2012 related to eligibility criteria for companies seeking listing on BSE SME Platform as well as the guidelines for migration from SME Platform to main platform of BSE Ltd.

Relaxation are given considering the fact that MSMEs are facing challenges due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19.

Relaxed eligibility criteria for listing on BSE SME platform with effect from June 1, 2020

Sr.    Criteria Existing (present Provisions) Revised Norms (upcoming Provisions)
1 Net Tangible Assets Rs. 3 crores Rs. 1.5 crores
 

 

 

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Track Record

The company or the partnership/proprietorship/LLP firm or the firm which have been converted into the company should have a combined track record of at least 3 years.

Or

In case it has not completed its operation for three years then the company/partnership/ proprietorship/LLP should have been funded by Banks or financial institutions or Central or state government or the group company should be listed for at least two years either on the main board or SME board of the Exchange.

The company or the firm or the firm which have been converted into the company should have combined positive cash accruals (earnings before depreciation and tax) from operation and its net worth should be positive

The company or the partnership/proprietorship/LLP firm or the firm which have been converted into the company should have a combined track record of at least 3 years.

Or

In case it has not completed its operation for three years then the company/partnership/ proprietorship/LLP should have been funded by Banks or financial institutions or Central or state government or the group company should be listed for at least two years either on the main board or SME board of the Exchange.

The company or the firm or the firm which have been converted into the company should have combined positive cash accruals (earnings before depreciation and tax) in any of the year out of last three years and its net worth should be positive

Important Notes:

  • there will be no change in the existing guidelines for NBFC and Broking companies.
  • there is no change in the existing guidelines for listing on BSESME platform for NBFC and Broking companies.
  • In case of any further clarification you may contact the following Officers:
 Name of the Officer Contact No. Email Id
 Anand chari  9820978061 Anand.Chari@bseindia.com
 Mukesh Shah  9821627954 mukesh.shah@bseindia.com

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