Zerodha is among select few brokerages to not levy the additional 5% special margin and hence has the lowest margin(NRML) requirement for trading futures for overnight/positional.

Commodity margin (PDF) Last updated: 23 Jan 2017

# Commodity Lot size Price NRML Margin MIS Margin
1 ALUMINI 1 MT 126 7383 3691 Calculate
2 ALUMINIUM 5 MT 126 38052 19026 Calculate
3 CARDAMOM 100 KGS 1543.7 14680 N/A Calculate
4 CASTORSEED 10 MT 4086 40696 N/A Calculate
5 COPPER 1 MT 394.75 29211 14605 Calculate
6 COPPERM 250 KGS 394.7 7341 3670 Calculate
7 COTTON 25 BALES 20200 25502 N/A Calculate
8 CPO 10 MT 588.5 29425 N/A Calculate
9 CRUDEOIL 100 BBL 3638 34561 17280 Calculate
10 CRUDEOILM 10 BBL 3639 3427 1713 Calculate
11 GOLD 1 KGS 28625 143125 71562 Calculate
12 GOLDGUINEA 8 GRMS 23453 1172 586 Calculate
13 GOLDM 100 GRMS 28685 14342 7171 Calculate
14 GOLDPETAL 1 GRMS 2883 144 72 Calculate
15 GOLDPTLDEL 1 GRMS 2879 143 71 Calculate
16 KAPAS 4 MT 902 9020 N/A Calculate
17 LEAD 5 MT 157.15 89654 44827 Calculate
18 LEADMINI 1 MT 157.2 18125 9062 Calculate
19 MENTHAOIL 360 KGS 1004.2 29029 N/A Calculate
20 NATURALGAS 1250 MMBTU 221.8 47770 23885 Calculate
21 NICKEL 250 KGS 658.7 17883 8941 Calculate
22 NICKELM 100 KGS 658.6 7126 3563 Calculate
23 SILVER 30 KGS 41425 89975 44987 Calculate
24 SILVER1000 1 KGS 41320 3123 1561 Calculate
25 SILVERM 5 KGS 41421 15035 7517 Calculate
26 SILVERMIC 1 KGS 41429 3007 1503 Calculate
27 ZINC 5 MT 187.05 98014 49007 Calculate
28 ZINCMINI 1 MT 187.1 19720 9860 Calculate
Product type Name Used for
NRML Normal Overnight/positional or intraday trade futures using NRML with margins mentioned below. Once a position taken as NRML, it can be held till the expiry provided the requesite NRML margin present in the trading account.
MIS Margin Intraday Square off Intraday trade using MIS for additional leverage(40% of NRML margin) from 10am to until 25 minutes before market closing when all MIS positions get squared off.
CO Cover Order Please use the Bracket Order & Cover Order calculator for CO calculations