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Unlisted shares can be in either Physical for or Demat form. Demat shares are easier and safer.

Only a Demat account (NSDL or CDSL) is required.

Yes,Short Term Capital Gains are taxed at the respective income slab of the assesse.

No, unless the company floats an IPO.
If the company goes for an IPO, their entire Pre-IPO capital is locked in for a period of 1 year in accordance with SEBI’s Investor Protection guidelines.

SEBI (Disclosure and Investor Protection) {DIP} Guidelines, 2000 and its amendments from time to time require that the entire Pre-IPO Capital* will be locked-in for a period of 1 year from the IPO.

*Except shares held by SEBI registered VC Funds and FVCI held for more than 1 year.

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