First of all, anyone ( including students) can open Demat and Trading account with Zerodha.
There is a Vast difference,
Online Zerodha Application:
Your Demat and trading account will be ready within 1 Hour – 1 Day. Which means you will be able to buy stocks / commodities or anything that zerodha offers.
But , for selling you them, you will be required to send POA ( power of Attorney ) to Zerodha office, which usually takes 1–3 Days, to reach their Office via Speed Post.
2) Less paper work, so Zerodha account will be operated within 15 minutes of time, if you are used to the process, but since it will be your first time so, it will take around 30 minutes – 1 Hour, if you simultaneously follow the given instructions.
3) Less paper work means less signature and confusion, which also mean less papers to be send to Zerodha Office. ( It is just POA which is around 2 pages ) ,whereas in offline it is 15–20 Pages.
So, Prefer Online method, It is Secure.
- PAN card
- Aadhaar Card
- minimum 300 ₹ for opening account
If you use this link Official Zerodha , with new email Id and Mobile number that have not been registered on zerodha, then you can also save 100 ₹ charges, ( otherwise it would have been 300 ₹ + 100 ₹ )
Here are Useful links: