01 Oct 2022, 06:00 PM

Revision in lot size of stock F&O contracts from November 2022 expiry

As part of its periodic review, NSE will be revising the lot size of Futures and Options contracts on 37 stocks with effect from October 28, 2022. SEBI mandates that the contract value of all F&O contracts remain between 5 to 10 Lakhs. In the periodic review (every 6 months), if the contract value of scrip is beyond this range, there is an upward or downward revision in lot size.

The lot size for F&O contracts on 10 stocks will be revised downwards for November 2022 and later expires.

Sr No Underlying Symbol Present Market Lot Revised Market Lot
1 ADANI ENTERPRISES LIMITED ADANIENT 500 250
2 ADANI PORTS AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE LIMITED ADANIPORTS 1250 625
3 BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED BEL 11400 5700
4 EICHER MOTORS LIMITED EICHERMOT 350 175
5 ESCORTS KUBOTA LIMITED ESCORTS 550 275
6 THE FEDERAL BANK LIMITED FEDERALBNK 10000 5000
7 INDUSIND BANK LIMITED INDUSINDBK 900 450
8 ITC LIMITED ITC 3200 1600
9 TATA CHEMICALS LIMITED TATACHEM 1000 500
10 TVS MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED TVSMOTOR 1400 700


The lot size for F&O contracts on 22 stocks will be revised upwards for January 2023 and later expires.

Sr No Underlying Symbol Present Market Lot Revised Market Lot
1 BIRLASOFT LIMITED BSOFT 1300 2000
2 DELTA CORP LIMITED DELTACORP 2300 2800
3 GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED GLENMARK 1150 1450
4 GODREJ PROPERTIES LIMITED GODREJPROP 325 425
5 HINDALCO INDUSTRIES LIMITED HINDALCO 1075 1400
6 HINDUSTAN COPPER LIMITED HINDCOPPER 4300 4800
7 INFOSYS LIMITED INFY 300 400
8 INTELLECT DESIGN ARENA LIMITED INTELLECT 750 1000
9 LAURUS LABS LIMITED LAURUSLABS 900 1100
10 METROPOLIS HEALTHCARE LIMITED METROPOLIS 300 400
11 MPHASIS LIMITED MPHASIS 175 275
12 MUTHOOT FINANCE LIMITED MUTHOOTFIN 375 550
13 NATIONAL ALUMINIUM COMPANY LIMITED NATIONALUM 4250 7500
14 NMDC LIMITED NMDC 3350 4500
15 PIRAMAL ENTERPRISES LIMITED PEL 275 550
16 PERSISTENT SYSTEMS LIMITED PERSISTENT 150 175
17 STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LIMITED SAIL 6000 8000
18 TATA STEEL LIMITED TATASTEEL 4250 5500
19 TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED TCS 150 175
20 VEDANTA LIMITED VEDL 1550 2000
21 VOLTAS LIMITED VOLTAS 500 600
22 WIPRO LIMITED WIPRO 1000 1500


The lot size for F&O contracts on 5 stocks has been revised downwards but is not in multiples of the old lot size. This will be applicable for January 2023 and later expires. The lot size for November 2022, and December 2022 expiries will continue to trade with the existing lot size.

Sr No Underlying Symbol Present Market Lot Revised Market Lot
1 HINDUSTAN AERONAUTICS LIMITED HAL 475 300
2 ICICI BANK LIMITED ICICIBANK 1375 700
3 THE INDIAN HOTELS COMPANY LIMITED INDHOTEL 4022 2000
4 NAVIN FLUORINE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED NAVINFLUOR 225 150
5 TRENT LIMITED TRENT 725 400


The lot size for 157 securities will remain unchanged.

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