SBI Apprentice Notification

SBI invites applications for the post of Apprentice for different states of India annually. SBI Apprentice is not a permanent employee of the Bank. The Apprentice will be trained about the work and the services that a bank provides to its customers. The candidate will be working under a senior bank officer who guides them in the work assigned to them. The candidates will be selected for a 1-year Apprenticeship training program with the SBI. The apprentices are eligible for a stipend of Rs.15000/- per month for the engagement period of one year.

The candidates who are interested to get into SBI as apprentices must be aware of its eligibility, exam pattern, exam dates, vacancies, exam centres, application procedure and fee. The SBI apprentice notification and all the important aspects of notification are discussed in the article.

 To know more about bank exams, candidates can go through the linked article.

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SBI Apprentice Notification 2023

State Bank of India has not yet released the notification for the recruitment of apprentice posts. The details regarding eligibility, exam pattern, exam dates, vacancies, exam centres, application procedure and the fee are discussed here. Candidates can download the SBI Apprentice 2023 notification below

SBI Apprentice Notification 2023: Download PDF (will be updated)

SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2023

SBI Apprentice Vacancies(total, category wise and state wise) will be updated once the notification is released by the State Bank of India.

Category Vacancies
General Category To be announced
Other Backward Classes  To be announced
Scheduled Castes To be announced
Scheduled Tribes To be announced
Economically Weaker Sections To be announced
Total To be announced

SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2021

SBI had released 6100 vacancies for SBI Apprentice on its official website on 05th July 2021. The online registration process was active from 06th July to 26th July 2021. The category wise and State wise vacancies are given below

Category Vacancies
General Category 2577
Other Backward Classes 1375
Scheduled Castes 977
Scheduled Tribes 567
Economically Weaker Sections 604
Total 6100

State-wise Vacancies for the year 2021 are given below

State/UT Vacancy State/UT Vacancy
Gujarat 800 Uttarakhand 125
Andhra Pradesh 100 Telangana 125
Karnataka 200 Rajasthan 650
Madhya Pradesh 75 Kerala 75
Chhattisgarh 75 Uttar Pradesh 875
West Bengal 715 Maharashtra 375
Sikkim 25 Goa 50
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 10 Arunachal Pradesh 20
Odisha 400 Assam 250
Himachal Pradesh 200 Manipur 20
UT Chandigarh 25 Meghalaya 50
J & K 100 Mizoram 20
Ladakh 10 Nagaland 20
Haryana 150 Tripura 20
Punjab 365 Bihar 50
Tamil Nadu 90 Jharkhand 25
Pondicherry 10

For more information on SBI Apprentice Vacancy, go through the linked article

SBI Apprentice Eligibility

The eligibility criteria of SBI Apprentice is based on Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Experience, Local Language etc. Details of all these factors are given below

Educational Qualification: The candidate must possess Graduation from a recognised University/ Institute.

Age Limit: The candidate’s minimum age must be 20 years and the maximum age must be 28 years

Age Relaxation: The age relaxations for different categories are given in the below table.

Category Age Relaxation
Unreserved No age relaxation
Economically weaker section No age relaxation
Other Backward Castes(OBCs) 3 years
Scheduled Castes(SCs) 5 years
Scheduled Tribes(STs) 5 years
General PwD 10 years
Other Backward Castes PWD 13 years
Scheduled Castes PwD 15 years
Scheduled Tribes PwD 15 years

For more details on experience and local language, eligibility refer to SBI Apprentice Eligibility

SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern

The selection process for SBI apprentices is based on online written test, test of local language and medical test. The written test consists of 4 subjects with 100 questions. The structure of the online written examination (online objective type) would be as follows.

Subject Numer of Questions Maximum allotted Duration
General/Financial Awareness 25  25  15 minutes
General English 25 25 15 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

  • The questions will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi, except for General English.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Test of the local language

  • The candidates applying for vacancies in a particular state should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in any one of the specified local languages of that State as mentioned in Para A of the advertisement. 
  • The test for knowledge of the specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of the selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online written examination. Candidates who fail to qualify for this test will not be engaged for apprentices. 
  • Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test.

Medical Examination: After the online test and local language test, selected apprentices is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.

SBI Apprentice Exam Dates

The notification for SBI Apprentice has not been released by the SBI yet. The SBI Apprentice notification is expected soon. The important events and respective dates will be updated below once SBI releases a notification to recruit apprentices.

Important Events Dates
Commencement of online registration of application To be announced
Closure of registration of application To be announced
Closure for editing application details To be announced
Last date for printing your application To be announced
Online Fee Payment To be announced
Admit Card To be announced
Online Examination Date To be announced
Local Language Test Date To be announced
Date of Result To be announced

The examination for the selection of SBI apprentices 2021 was conducted in September 2021. The important events and dates of the SBI Apprentice Exam 2021 are given below

Important Events Dates
Commencement of online registration of application 06/07/2021
Closure of registration of application 26/07/2021
Closure for editing application details 26/07/2021
Last date for printing your application 10/08/2021
Online Fee Payment 06/07/2021 to 26/07/2021
Admit Card 07th September 2021
Online Examination Date 20th September 2021
Local Language Test Date October 2021
Date of Result 03rd November 2021

SBI Apprentice Application Form

Candidates interested in SBI Apprentice can apply in online mode only. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through the website 

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Pre-requisites to Apply Online

Candidates should have the following ready while applying for SBI Apprentice

  • Valid email ID
  • Mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results
  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned Signature
  • Scanned Documents like caste certificates, EWS certificates etc

How to Apply Online for SBI Apprentice?

  • Visit the website or and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the ‘Current Openings’.
  • Fill out the application carefully with all the relevant details and submit the data. In the event of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using the registration number and password and edit the particulars if needed.
  • Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application. 
  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated, which may be printed for record. Printout of Application Form is NOT to be sent to SBI.

SBI Apprentice Application Fee

It is the last stage in the process of application. The FEES/INTIMATION CHARGES are Non-Refundable. The application fee for different categories is given below.

Category Application Fee
General Category Rs.300/-
Other Backward Classes Rs.300/-
Economically Weaker Sections Rs.300/-
Scheduled Castes NIL
Scheduled Tribes NIL
Persons with Disabilities NIL

SBI Apprentice Exam Centres

  • The candidate should choose the name of the centre while filling out the application form for SBI Apprentice. The online examination will be held at the centres mentioned below.
  • SBI reserves the right to cancel any of the examination centres and/or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc. SBI also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
  • No request for a change of centre for examination shall be entertained

Candidates can check the exam centres in different states in the linked article: SBI Apprentice Exam Centres.

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