What is Nifty 50 index?

Indian Equity Market consists of various indices, Nifty 50 index is also one of the major index in the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

Full form of Nifty is National Index Fifty.

The Nifty 50 Companies index consists of 50 Indian stocks Companies list of 14 (Previously 13) important sectors of the economy.

These 50 Stock Companies have different weightage in Nifty 50 Index.

The basis of Nifty 50 is closing prices on 3rd November 1995 with a base value of 1000 and with a base capital of Rs. 2.06 trillion.

Computation & Trading in Nifty 50 Index

Nifty 50 is computed by free-float capitalization method.

It is traded frequently in both options and future market. For trading purpose, the current lot size of Nifty is 50 units.

For Nifty 50 Future live prices, click Nifty 50 Future Live Chart.

Below is the list of Nifty 50 Stocks Weightage 2021 that are included in Nifty 50 Index along with weightage sorted on the basis of percentages updated on August 3, 2021 for July closing. (Nifty weightage stocks)

  1. Reliance Industries Ltd. – 9.63%
  2. HDFC Bank Ltd. – 9.11%
  3. Infosys Ltd. – 8.74%
  4. ICICI Bank Ltd. – 6.92%
  5. Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. – 6.44%
  6. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. – 4.80%
  7. Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. – 3.55%
  8. Hindustan Unilever Ltd. – 3.05%
  9. Larsen & Toubro Ltd. – 2.83%
  10. AXIS Bank Ltd. – 2.67%
  11. ITC Ltd. – 2.62%
  12. State Bank of India – 2.42%
  13. Bajaj Finance Ltd. – 2.42%
  14. Asian Paints Ltd. – 1.95%
  15. Bharti Airtel Ltd. – 1.94%
  16. Tata Steel Ltd. – 1.64%
  17. HCL Technologies Ltd. – 1.63%
  18. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. – 1.36%
  19. UltraTech Cement Ltd. – 1.29%
  20. Wipro Ltd. – 1.27%
  21. Bajaj Finserv Ltd. – 1.26%
  22. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – 1.22%
  23. Tech Mahindra Ltd. – 1.10%
  24. Titan Company Ltd. – 1.05%
  25. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. – 1.04%
  26. JSW Steel Ltd. – 1.04%
  27. Hindalco Industries Ltd. – 0.95%
  28. Nestle India Ltd. – 0.92%
  29. Divi’s Laboratories Ltd. – 0.91%
  30. IndusInd Bank Ltd. – 0.87%
  31. Grasim Industries Ltd. – 0.87%
  32. Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. – 0.86%
  33. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. – 0.84%
  34. NTPC Ltd. – 0.82%
  35. HDFC Life Insurance Co. Ltd.- 0.81%
  36. Tata Motors Ltd. – 0.77%
  37. Bajaj Auto Ltd. – 0.73%
  38. Adani Port and Special Economic Zone – 0.73%
  39. SBI Life Insurance Co. – 0.71%
  40. Cipla Ltd. – 0.68%
  41. Tata Consumer products Ltd. – 0.66%
  42. UPL Ltd. – 0.65%
  43. Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. – 0.62%
  44. Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. – 0.61%
  45. Britannia Industries Ltd. – 0.59%
  46. Shree Cement Ltd. – 0.55%
  47. Hero MotoCorp Ltd. – 0.53%
  48. Eicher Motors Ltd. – 0.52%
  49. Coal India Ltd. – 0.44%
  50. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. – 0.38%

Reliance Industries Ltd. (Reliance Weight in Nifty 50) has the highest weightage having 9.63% weightage in Nifty 50 Companies list 2021, whereas  HDFC Bank is on second place having 9.11% weightage & Infosys is on third spot having 8.74% in Nifty 50 Companies list 2021 based on closing prices of July 2021. These stocks are called Nifty heavy weights stocks.

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOC) has the least weightage of 0.38% in Nifty 50.

Tata Consumer products Ltd. (TATACONSUM) is the new entrant in the Nifty 50 List; whereas Gail (India) Ltd. exited the index w.e.f. 1st March 2021.

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. & Bharti Infratel Ltd. has been replaced by SBI Life Insurance Co. & Divi’s Laboratories Ltd. with effect from September 25, 2020.

There was exclusion of Vedanta Ltd. in the Nifty 50 Index from July 31, 2020. HDFC Life (HDFCLife) has been included as a replacement of Vedanta in Nifty50 Index.

There was exclusion of Yes Bank in the Nifty 50 Index on March 19, 2020. Shree Cement Ltd has been lately included in Nifty 50 Companies List 2020.

For Daily weightage, you can check Top 10 Nifty Stocks.

Tabular Chart of Nifty 50 Stock Companies 2021 Sector Wise (July)

CompanySymbolIndustryWeightage
AXIS Bank Ltd.AXISBANKFINANCIAL SERVICES2.67%
Bajaj Finance Ltd.BAJFINANCEFINANCIAL SERVICES2.42%
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.BAJAJFINSVFINANCIAL SERVICES1.26%
HDFC Bank Ltd.HDFCBANKFINANCIAL SERVICES9.11%
HDFC Life Insurance Co.HDFCLIFEFINANCIAL SERVICES0.81%
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.HDFCFINANCIAL SERVICES6.44%
ICICI Bank Ltd.ICICIBANKFINANCIAL SERVICES6.92%
IndusInd Bank Ltd.INDUSINDBKFINANCIAL SERVICES0.87%
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.KOTAKBANKFINANCIAL SERVICES3.55%
SBI Life Insurance Co.SBILIFEFINANCIAL SERVICES0.71%
State Bank Of IndiaSBINFINANCIAL SERVICES2.42%
Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.BPCLOIL & GAS0.61%
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.IOCOIL & GAS0.38%
Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.ONGCOIL & GAS0.62%
Reliance Industries Ltd.RELIANCEOIL & GAS9.63%
NTPC Ltd.NTPCPOWER0.82%
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.POWERGRIDPOWER0.86%
HCL Technologies Ltd.HCLTECHIT1.63%
Infosys Ltd.INFYIT8.74%
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.TCSIT4.80%
Tech Mahindra Ltd.TECHMIT1.10%
Wipro Ltd.WIPROIT1.27%
Asian Paints Ltd.ASIANPAINTCONSUMER GOODS1.95%
Britannia Industries Ltd.BRITANNIACONSUMER GOODS0.59%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.HINDUNILVRCONSUMER GOODS3.05%
ITC Ltd.ITCCONSUMER GOODS2.62%
Nestle India Ltd.NESTLEINDCONSUMER GOODS0.92%
Tata Consumer Products Ltd.TATACONSUMCONSUMER GOODS0.66%
Titan Company Ltd.TITANCONSUMER GOODS1.05%
Bajaj Auto Ltd.BAJAJ-AUTOAUTOMOBILE0.73%
Eicher Motors Ltd.EICHERMOTAUTOMOBILE0.52%
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.HEROMOTOCOAUTOMOBILE0.53%
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.M&MAUTOMOBILE1.04%
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.MARUTIAUTOMOBILE1.36%
Tata Motors Ltd.TATAMOTORSAUTOMOBILE0.77%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.LTCONSTRUCTION2.83%
Coal India Ltd.COALINDIAMETALS0.44%
Hindalco Industries Ltd.HINDALCOMETALS0.95%
JSW Steel Ltd.JSWSTEELMETALS1.04%
Tata Steel Ltd.TATASTEELMETALS1.64%
Cipla Ltd.CIPLAPHARMA0.68%
Divi’s Laboratories Ltd.DIVISLABPHARMA0.91%
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.DRREDDYPHARMA0.84%
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.SUNPHARMAPHARMA1.22%
Bharti Airtel Ltd.BHARTIARTLTELECOM1.94%
Grasim Industries Ltd.GRASIMCEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS0.87%
Shree Cement Ltd.SHREECEMCEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS0.55%
UltraTech Cement Ltd.ULTRACEMCOCEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS1.29%
UPL Ltd.UPLFERTILISERS & PESTICIDES0.65%
Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd.ADANIPORTSSERVICES0.73%

Nifty 50 Index Sector wise weightage 2021

As on July 31, 2021 Nifty 50 weightage index consists of 13 different sectors . Their sector/ industry wise weightage is as below.

  1. Financial Services – 37.18%
  2. IT – 17.54%
  3. Oil & Gas – 11.24%
  4. Consumer Goods – 10.84%
  5. Automobile – 4.95%
  6. Metals – 4.07%
  7. Pharma – 3.65%
  8. Construction – 2.83%
  9. Cement & Cement Products – 2.71%
  10. Telecom – 1.94%
  11. Power – 1.68%
  12. Services – 0.73%
  13. Fertilizers & Pesticides – 0.65%

Financial Services Sector has the highest weightage percentage of 37.18% and Fertilizers & Pesticides Sector has the least percentage of 0.65% in Nifty 50 Sectoral Weightage on the basis of Nifty 50 July 2021 Closing prices.

Till August 2020, it had 14 sectors, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd was removed from Nifty 50 which was of Media & Entertainment sector.

Prior to April 1,2020, this index consists of 13 different sectors.

The Energy sector has been divided into 2 sectors namely Oil & Gas and Power.


Nifty 50 Index Future and Options Lot Size

As per the Circular Ref. 28/2021 dated 31 March 2021 issued by National Stock Exchange India Ltd, Nifty 50 Lot Size for futures & Options Contract has been revised to 50 units.

Nifty Index Current Price

NameNIFTY 50

Last Price₹ 17,014.55

Change₹ 83.50

Change %0.49%

Nifty 50 Live Chart

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