There are many benefits of trading in stock futures and options. However, these derivatives are not available for all securities. You can get them only on those securities that are on the F&O stock list.

There are 175 securities on the F&O stock list stipulated by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The eligibility criteria for being on this list have been specified by the regulatory body.

Eligibility for selection of securities & indices for F&O trading

Here are some of the requirements to be on the F&O stock list.

  1. The stock shall be chosen from amongst the top 500 stocks in terms of average daily market capitalisation and average daily traded value in the previous six months on a rolling basis.
  2. The stock’s median quarter-sigma order size over the last six months shall be not less than Rs 25 lakh.
  3. The market wide position limit in the stock should not be less than Rs 500 crore.
  4. The average daily delivery value in cash market shall not be less than Rs 10 crore in the previous six months on a rolling basis.

Latest F&O stock list with lot size

https://www.nseindia.com/content/fo/fo_underlyinglist.htm

https://www.nseindia.com/content/fo/fo_mktlots.csv

Now that you have the latest F&O stock list with lot size, you can go ahead and trade in futures and options on the stock exchange.