Kotak Securities Review 2021, Brokerage Charges, Trading Platform and More

Kotak Securities Ltd., a 100 % subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank is one of the oldest & largest stock brokers in the Industry. It has a large network that spans over 386 cities with 1,255 outlets.

Kotak Securities Limited, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the stock broking & distribution arm of the Kotak Mahindra Group. One of the oldest broking houses in India, its operations include stock broking & distribution of various financial products.

It is a corporate member of both the Bombay Stock Exchange & the National Stock Exchange of India. Kotak Securities was founded in 1994 & is headquartered in Mumbai, India.


  • The Best Broker – By finance asia 2014.
  • Best Equity Broking House – Cash Segments.
  • By BSE – D&B Equity Broking Awards 2014.
  • Broker of the Year – india By the Asian Broker -2014.
Demat Account.CDSL/NSDL.
Trading Exchanges.NSE,BSE.
Broker Type.Full Service Broker.

Kotak Securities Demat Account Benefits.

  • Smooth Trading Experience Link your Demat & Online Trading Account with your Saving Account for smooth trading.
  • KEAT Pro X – Smart Online Trading Platform Tracks market in real time, places orders, & study chart with KEAT Pro X FREE.
  • Multiple Trading Access Place order through website, over the phone call & Trade Desk, Keat Pro X an online trading platform & over the mobile through Kotak Stock Trader.
  • Go Mobile with your Portfolio with KST View live stock prices, track your portfolio & place trades even on the move.
  • After Market Order Service With online trading you can place buy or sell even after market hours with the AMO Service
  • Expert Research Recommendations Get fundamental & technical research calls via SMS, Research Reports & much more!

Kotak Securities Account opening Charges.

Trading Account.Rs 750.
Demat account.Rs.0.
Commodity Account.NA.
Trading Annual maintenance charges (AMC).Rs 600 per annul.

Kotak Securities Trading Brokerages.

Kotak Gateway (Fixed Brokerage) (* All charges are on both sides).
Delivery Based Trades: 0.49%.
Intra-day Trades: 0.049%.
Futures Trades: 0.049%.
Options Trades: Rs. 100/- per lot or 1% on premium which ever is higher.

Kotak Securities Trading Margins or Leverage.

Equity (Intraday).Upto 15 Times for Intraday.
Equity (Delivery).For Delivery upto 3 times.
Equity Futures.Upto 5 times Intraday.
Equity Options.Buying No Margin,
Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday.
Currency Futures.Upto 2 times Intraday.
Currency Options.Buying No Margin,
Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday.
Commodity.Upto 2 times Intraday.

Kotak Securities Stock Trading Platforms.

Trading Platform or Software.KEAT Pro X.
Easy to use desktop application to trade in Stocks, Derivatives & Currency Derivatives
1.Free for customers
Features:1 Powerful & real-time charting facility – Intraday & EOD, Features, Real time streaming data.
2. Charting Tools, Live Account Information, Customizable, Speed, Stock Recommendations.
3 .Watch-lists, Highly Integrated.
4. Benefits.
5. It comes free of charge with you online trading account.
6. Set multiple watch-lists.
7. Create tab-wise access to watch-list.
8. View placed order & trade confirmation.
9. Select indices/sectors or business groups.
10. Trade long contracts.
11. Facility to sell from existing stocks.
12. Limits, Positions tabs available in the Risk Report.
13. View changing profit & loss.
14. Fast & convenient User Interface.
15. Customizable User Interface.
16. View live Market Depth.
17. Predefined watchlist to create personalized watchlist.
Web based.Kotak Xtralite Website based.
Mobile Application.1. A smart mobile application that allows you to trade when you’re on the move.
2. View live markets, streaming quotes, intraday charts.
3. Create customized watchlists.
4. Available for both customers & guests.
5. Download for Free now: SMS ST to 5676788 or http://m.kotaksecurities.com from your mobile.
  • Xtralite Extra light, superfast website, specially designed for those who have dial up or limited connectivity.
  • Fastlane A java based application with Live streamer, watch-lists & more. Works in an environment where Firewalls hinder the trading experience.
  • Call & Trade Just call 30305757 prefixed with your city’s STD code to trade. We work 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM to serve you.
  • Research: Take complete control of your investments with a host of research facilities from one of the best research houses in India.

Kotak Securities Some Useful Services.

Online Trade Reports.YES.
Online PNL Reports.YES.
Intraday Chart Facility.5 Days.
End of Day Chart Facility.5 Years.
3 in 1 Account.NO.
Instant Fund withdrawal.NO.
Relationship Managers.YES.

Kotak Securities Useful Details.

Price (Broker Type).Percentage Based.
Headquarters City (Head Office).Mumbai(Maharashtra).
Total Branches (Presence).1000+Branches
Research & Tips.Yes Research Provided.
Total Experience in Broking.21Years of experience.
Year of Incorporation.1994.

Client Info & NRI Account opining Regulations.

Current Active Client Base?More Than 10,00,000.
NRI Account Opining Allowed Or Not.YES, It is Allowed.

Fund Transfers Service.

Number of bank linked to account.10.
Mode of payment (Withdraw &Deposit).Payment gateway, NEFT/RTGS.
Fund Payin processing time.Instant by payment Gateway.
Fund Payout processed (Working Days).1 Day.

Turnover & Other Charges.

Equity (Cash & Delivery) Turnover charges.0.00325%.
Equity Futures Turnover charges.0.00436%.
Equity Options Turnover charges.0.0594% on premium.
Currency Futures Turnover charges.0.00436%.
Currency Options Turnover charges.0.0594% on premium.
Commodities Turnover charges.0.00436%.
Dial & Trade charges.Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month.
DP Transaction charge.Rs 25/per debit transaction.

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  • lowest Brokerage
  • Highest Margin Across All Segments
  • Great Customer Care Support
  • Fast Trading Platform

Support & Tools Available.

Brokerage calculator.Not Available.
Margin Calculator.Not Available.
Bracket orders & Trailing stoploss.Not Available.
Cover order.YES.
User guide & remote end support.YES.

Reports & Confirmation.

Contract notes on Email.Yes (Register Email ID).
Contract notes online.Yes (Register Email ID).
Periodical statement on Email.Yes (Register Email ID).
Trade confirmation on Email.Yes (Register Email ID).
Trade confirmation on SMS.Yes (Register Email ID).

Additional Features.

Charting (Intraday & EOD).YES.
Coding or Backtesting (Algo Trading).Not Available.
Referral program (Affiliate).YES.
Training & Education.Not Available.
Online trading community.Not Available.

Customer Care.

Contact Details.Registered Office.
27 Bkc,C 27,
G Block, B&ra Court,
B&ra Kurla Complex-B&ra East,
Mumbai – 400051.
Call.Customer Care.
18002099191, 1800222299.
3030 5757.
(Prefix your city STD code From mobile phone.)
SMS KSQ to 5676788.
Chat:- Chat facility available.
Available Languages English, Hindi, Marathi,Gujarati, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu,Punjabi & Bengali
Email.For Trading A/c related queries & feedback service.securities@kotak.com
For Demat A/c related queries & feedback ks.demat@kotak.com
Complaints Or Grievances.ks.escalation@kotak.com

Kotak Securities Review & Ratings

On the scale of 5 (0 is worst & 5 is best). Below are the review & rating for Kotak Securities.

Customer Experience4.5 / 5
Trading Platform / Mobile APP4.9 / 5
Services4.5 / 5
Brokerage Charges4 / 5
Fund Add / Withdrawal5 / 5 
Overall Rating4.5 / 5
Star Rating★★★★★
Review Counts750

Sebi Registration.

CIN: U99999MH1994PLC134051.
SEBI Registration No: NSE INB/INF/INE 230808130.
BSE INB 010808153/INF 011133230.
MSEI INE 260808130/INB 260808135/INF 260808135.
AMFI ARN 0164.
PMS INP000000258 & Research Analyst INH000000586.

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