The Bengaluru based broking firm had started its journey in the year 2010. Just in a short time span of time, it has reached No.1 rank in India. The company provides services for most of the segments like equity, commodity, derivative market, etc. Previously, we’ve covered all the topics of Zerodha, its terminals, features, brokerage, margin, Apps, etc. Today’s topic is Zerodha console. You may refer it as Zerodha Backoffice too, Console is a modified version of Zerodha Q Backoffice.
Zerodha Console Features
So, the console is the Zerodha back-office for the Zerodha account. If you have an account with Zerodha, you can access Zerodha console with Kite. Simply, it is the central dashboard where:
- You can place withdrawal requests
- Here, you can keep track-record of credits and debits in your trading account via your account statement.
- You may view and track your portfolio of positions, stocks as well as mutual funds.
- Also, you can access multiple reports like your trade book, Tax P&L, etc.
- Download contract notes and margin statements facilities are available.
- You can access a host of analytics tools such as trade book heatmap and Profit-Loss heatmap, etc.
How to Login at Zerodha Console?
To login in Zerodha console, there are two particular ways available by which you can access in the new Backoffice of Zerodha.
- The first way is to directly make an entry to your Backoffice from Zerodha kite. Now, on the up-right corner of your account, you can see your client-id, from there you can go to your back office.
- The second way is to directly log in the Console, Backoffice Zerodha. For that, you have to go to https://console.zerodha.com/. From there, you can directly access your account status by log in Kite.
Zerodha Console Usage Guide
After opening your Backoffice, you will get different tools such as Home, Funds, Portfolio, Profile, etc. Let’s have a quick look at the detailed descriptions of the mentioned tools.
In the home section, you can go through your equity-commodity account value along with details. Besides this, it shows the available balance of the account. You may click directly the add funds option to add fund in your account. For the understanding purpose an image is attached below:
Refer and Earn Rewards
You can refer someone to earn 300 reward points from Zerodha after opening the account. You can also use these reward points to subscribe to Zerodha’s paid products like Streak, Sensibull, Smallcase LearnApp, etc. For detail view, check our previous post on Referral Benefits in Zerodha
From the Rewards and referrals page on Console, You can easily refer. Just enter the Name, Email ID and mobile number of the person you are referring and Zerodha will contact and assist the person with account opening.
Refer and Earn Money
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Portfolio option includes open position, holdings, OFS (Offer for Sale), IPO, etc. From here, you can check out the entire state of your account including current position and holdings.
Here, you can see both your current open positions and historical positions on Once you do, you’ll be able to select the segment in which you want to see your open positions. Here, in the position section, you can see both your current open positions and historical positions from here. The current position shows the present statement of the account while the historical position presents the previous data of your statement.
If you want to see your positions as on a particular date, select the respective segment like Futures & Options, Currency or Commodity. Then you can choose the date and click on ‘View’. You can also download the list of your positions as an Excel file.
You can check all the shares you’ve purchased and are holding on Console by clicking on ‘Portfolio’ and selecting ‘Holdings’ You will be able to see the list of all stocks you hold on this page. If you want to check stocks you held on a specific date, this can be done by selecting a date. You can also search for particular stocks, hold by typing the script name in the search bar.
One can also filter one’s holdings by long term (holding period > 1 year), pledged and discrepant holdings.
You also get updated information from Zerodha console regarding OFS or offer for sale, IPO or Initial public offerings, Buybacks, etc. Zerodha provides investment facilities on these securities.
Report section can lead you to different significant parts of your account. This includes P&L or Profit and Loss Statement, Tradebook, Tax P&L (profit and loss), Contract note, Margin statement or MS, AGS or Annual Global Statement. The report section generally displays the overall profit and loss statement of the account. It provides a clear statement about annual and periodical profit loss statement details. You can download the report from there.
Just click on ‘Reports’ and select ‘Tradebook’. You will be able to see your trades as well as the trade book heat-map. Now, select the specific segment and the date range in which you want to view your trades. As you can see ‘View’ “option is there and you cal also select the dates & segment to see the trades you’ve taken.
After your trade book opens up, click on ‘download’ if you download it as a spreadsheet.
Profit & Loss (P&L)
See the pic below, there you can see P&L heat map. This is a graphical representation of your profit-loss reports. The color-coding method displays your gross daily realized profit or loss.
Here, green color is for the profit and red is for the loss. The lighter the color, the smaller the profit or losses. Darker color implies larger profit or losses.
One more thing is, through this method, you can able to get a comprehensive overview of the selected period as well as throughout the year.
Under the section ‘Reports’ choose the ‘Tax P&L’ option. Here, select the Financial year and the financial Quarter for which you want to see the tax P&L report and then click on ‘View’. You may choose the section for which you need the report, by clicking on the particular tabs.
After scrolling down the page, one can also see the option where he can ‘Download’ his Tax P&L report for all segments as a spreadsheet.
Tax-loss Harvesting Report
On the Console, Zerodha has a tax loss harvesting report. This lets you see if there is a tax loss harvesting opportunity in the account. It also lists out all holdings along with unrealized losses for one to sell and reduce one’s realized capital gains and hence one’s taxes for this financial year. Once sold, by the end of the day the tax-loss harvesting report will get updated.
60 Day Challenge
The 60-Day Challenge is a unique initiative by Zerodha to encourage their traders to be more focused on their trading.
The main purpose of the challenge is to trade profitably over 60 trading days. Once you start, over the next 60 trading days if you are Net profitable then you will be declared as a winner and certified as a profitable trader. By the term “net profitable” we mean profits after paying all brokerage, taxes and other mentioned charges.
From there, you can download your financial statement in the form of PDF, XML, XLSX. Trade type can be Contract note, BuyBack, Takeover, OFS, Delisting, etc. The financial statement can be in the form of Contract Note, Margin statement and Annual Global statement. It covers all the segments here.
This is one of the most vital sections of the console. The Fund segment consists of every detail of your fund transfer. It includes three subsections, overview, statement, and interest statement.
In overview, you will get an entire calculative overview of your account. The amount of balance, withdrawal availability everything will be displayed in the section.
Next, come to the statement division. There, by putting category, date range, you will get the whole credit and debit and net transferred and withdrawal amount of your account.
The last section is the Interest statement section. The only limitation is here, you can able to see max 30 days interest statement.
The interest statement is a detailed summary of the day-wise interest charges for the debit balance on a specific day for a given period of time.
So, here is the entire 2019 Guide to Zerodha Console along with login, features, review, etc.