How to use Zerodha’s kite

Zerodha, the main rebate stock merchant, offers to exchange administrations value, money and item choices. Zerodha clients can purchase stocks, common assets, IPO and exchange subsidiaries at BSE, NSE and MCX.


Zerodha Options Trading Platform

It offers 2 exchanging stages to trade choices:

  • Zerodha Kite
  • Sensibull

Kite is a leading web-based exchanging stage by Zerodha. It is accessible on the site and portable exchanging application design.

Sensibull is a choice exchanging stage intended to make choices exchanging more straightforward and quicker for little brokers. It is stacked with devices like Options Strategies Builder, Open Interest, FII DII Data, Options Trading Tips, for Nifty, Bank Nifty and NSE Options.


How to Trade Options in Zerodha Kite?

On the fruitful opening of a record with Zerodha, you will be sent a welcome email with login ID subtleties for Zerodha Kite and a connection to reset your secret word.

Steps to purchase/sell Equity or Nifty Options in Zerodha
  1. Log in to Zerodha Kite site or versatile application
  2. Add assets to your Zerodha record
  3. Add wanted Options to your market observe
  4. Place a Buy request for the Option
  5. Understanding the Options contract
  6. Check for the execution of the request

Presently how about we examine every one of these means of purchasing a Call/Put choice exhaustively:

How to Buy Call/Put Options in Zerodha?

  1. Sign in to Zerodha Kite site or versatile application

Open an internet browser on your PC or Kite versatile application on your telephone and log in.

  1. Add Funds to your Zerodha record

The subsequent stage is to add assets to your record. On the sign in, you will be taken to the main dashboard. This page provides you with an outline of your exchanging with information on Funds accessible, your current property and positions and so on

To add assets to your record, click on ‘Assets’ from the top menu. You will be taken to the ‘Assets Page’. Presently click on the green-hued ‘ADD FUNDS’ button. This will open a web-based instalment door. You want to choose your bank and complete the cycle as you do while moving cash on the web.


  1. Add wanted Options to your market observe

To purchase a Call/Put Options contract on Zerodha, you want to initially add the scrip to your MarketWatch. You can make up to 5 Marketwatch’s, with the most extreme 40 scrips for each MarketWatch. To add scrip to advertise watch, you want to utilize the ‘All inclusive Search’.

To your left side of the page, you will observe the pursuit box (set apart in red). Zerodha calls it ‘Widespread Search’. The pursuit box gives you admittance to all Option contracts across every one of the trades.

Enter a couple of characters of the name of the Option contract you need to add and tap on ‘+’. For instance, to add the Nifty 50 list, enter Nifty 50 in the pursuit bar, select and tap on +. Additionally, you can look and add choice agreements of organizations and bank clever.

Understanding the Options contract

Drift your mouse over any of the Option contracts on your market watch and a purchase (B) and sell (S) button will be enacted. At the point when you float your mouse, what’s more, to purchase (B) and sell (S) buttons, you will gain admittance to 4 different buttons that get initiated. Two of the exceptionally valuable buttons in choices exchanging are:

Market Depth:

It gives you the best 5 offers and offers/requests a specific Option contract.

Qty shows the amount accessible for purchasing/selling at a specific cost

Orders show the number of orders forthcoming at that specific cost on the trade.

  • O: Open cost for the afternoon
  • H: Highest cost for the afternoon
  • L: Lowest cost for the afternoon
  • C: Closing cost of the earlier day
  • LTT: Last Traded time
  • Expiry: The day when the Option agreement will lapse
  • Open Interest: OI
  • Day High OI
  • OI Day Low


The graphs are utilized by experienced brokers to do a specialized examination of the stocks.

  1. Submitting an Option Buy request

Whenever you have added wanted choice agreements in your market watch, you are prepared to get it.

There are two methods for submitting a BUY request:

  1. Hover your mouse over any of the Option contracts on your market watch and a purchase (B) and sell (S) button will be actuated. Click on ‘B’ to actuate the request structure.
  2. Alternatively look up or down available watch and hit ‘B’ in your console to open the request structure.

There are key 4 components (confined red) of the request structure:

  • MIS and NRML

MIS represent Margin Intraday Square Off and is helpful for dealers who are doing intraday exchanging Options. Intraday exchanging means the trade of the request around the same time. The exchange is finished on that day. Nothing is taken away to the following day. Zerodha offers edge influence for intraday merchants. There is no edge accommodated merchants purchasing choices as there is no edge necessity for such an exchange. Notwithstanding, the vendor of choices is needed to keep an edge. At the point when you utilize an MIS code, you just need to keep up with half of the edge. Along these lines, entering this code gives half-edge influence to Option dealers and permits them to accomplish more exchange with a similar measure of cash.

NRML represents ordinary orders.

  • Request Types

You have 4 choices in orders to browse:

Limit (LMT) request: It is utilized to put orders at a foreordained cost

Market (MKT) request: It is utilized to put orders at the best accessible cost.

Stoploss (SL): SL for orders with a foreordained cost to be executed when the trigger is hit.

Stoploss Market (SL-M): For orders when a market request is to be executed when a trigger is hit.

  • Qty

Every choice agreement has a ton size. Each part size comprises a decent number of offers as chosen by the trade. Clever agreements have a part size of 75 offers. Enter the qty according to the part size.

  • Cost

You want to enter the exceptional cost for each offer.

  1. Check for the execution of the request

Most amateurs to Options exchanging submit an error that fruitful submitting of a request implies the request is executed. Be that as it may, it doesn’t generally occur. Ordinarily, there are no merchants accessible at the cost you cited and consequently the request stays open. You can check on the off chance that your request is executed or not by tapping the ‘Orders’ button in the top menu:


The orders page will advise you regarding Open and Executed requests. You can either trust that the Open requests will be executed when the value descends and dealers are accessible or can drop or adjust the request.


How to drop or adjust an open Options contract request?


Float your mouse on the particular agreement you need to drop or change. Click on the blue-shaded button showing up close to the agreement. A drop-down menu will show up. Click on the drop or drop the requestor on ‘adjust’ to change the request. This will open the request structure where you can change the cost of the request. Kindly remember to check out the market profundity to know the best 5 offers and offers/asks accessible for your Option contract and enter the cost likewise.

How to sell an Options contract request?

You can sell a current Call/Put choice agreement in Zerodha in two ways:

  1. Go to Market Watch and float your mouse on the particular agreement you wish to sell. This will actuate the purchase (B) and the sell (S) button. Click on ‘S’ to actuate the request structure. Enter cost and Qty and snap-on Sell button. Click on ‘orders’ on the top menu to check to assume that your request is executed. Adjust or drop the request assuming required after the means clarified previously.
  2. Alternatively you can likewise tap on the ‘Positions’ tab on the top menu. The page resembles this:


Here, mark the container of the particular agreement, you need to sell and a blue-hued ‘Leave Button will get enacted. Click the ‘Leave’ button to open the request structure. Pick the request type and enter the cost and quantity subtleties.