SBI Apprentice Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

SBI has released the SBI Apprentice Notification 2020 for engagement of 8500 apprentices under the Apprentice Act 1961. The vacancies are released under the National Apprentice Promotion Scheme (NAPS) and Skill India Mission. The SBI Apprentice Recruitment application will start on November 20, 2020 and candidates can apply online till December 10, 2020. In this blog we’ll be covering the entire SBI Apprentice Syllabus and Exam Pattern in detail.

SBI Apprentice Recruitment Notification 2020 – Important Facts

Before getting into the detailed syllabus of SBI Apprentice recruitment 2020, let’s have an overview of the exam.

Exam Conducting AuthorityState Bank Of India
Name of PostsSBI Apprentice
Number of Vacancies8500
Type of JobGovernment Job (Apprentice)
Selection ProcessWritten Test and  Test of Local Language
Eligible StatesSee List (28 States)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Official and other mentioned here

SBI Apprentice Notification 2020 – Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern and syllabus is important for a complete preparation. As selection for engagement of SBI apprentices would be based on the tests mentioned below, we have made it easier for aspirants to get all details here.

  • Online written test and
  • Test of local language.

Online Written Test

The structure of online written examination (online objective type) would be as follows.

Sl.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.General/Financial Awareness252515 minutes
2.General English252515 minutes
3.Quantitative Aptitude252515 minutes
4.Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude252515 minutes
 Total1001001 hour

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.

The questions will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi, except for the test of General English. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Test of Local Language

The specified local languages of the states are as mentioned in the official notification. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular state, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) of the specified local language of that State as mentioned.

SBI Apprentice Notification 2020 – Syllabus

Here is the detailed syllabus of SBI Apprentice 2020.

Reasoning Ability & Computer AptitudeQuantitative AptitudeGeneral EnglishGeneral/ Financial Awareness
AnalogyNumber System & SimplificationReading ComprehensionStatic Gk Study Material
ClassificationProbabilityJumbled SentenceKnowledge of Current affairs
Coding and DecodingHCF & LCMPhrase ReplacementIndian geography
SeriesAlgebraic Expressions and in EqualitiesSentence ImprovementCulture and history of India including freedom struggle
Blood RelationAverageCloze TestIndian Polity and constitution
Direction and DistancePercentageFill in the BlanksIndian Economy
Time Sequence, Number and Ranking TestProfit and LossWrong SpeltSports
Number PuzzleSimple & Compound interestOne Word SubstitutionGeneral scientific and technological developments etc.
Logical Sequence of WordsRatio and Proportion& PartnershipError SpottingBanking Awareness
Venn DiagramsMixture & AllegationsActive Voice and Passive VoiceFinancial Awareness
Clock and CalendarTime and Work & Pipes and CisternsDirect and Indirect SpeechGovernment Schemes and Policies
SyllogismSpeed, time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream)
Mathematical OperationMensuration
Arithmetical ReasoningTrigonometry
Matrix ReasoningGeometry
Statement and ReasoningData Interpretation
Cube and DiceNumber Series
Completion of FigureNumber System
Visual ReasoningSpeed, Distance and Time
Paper Cutting and FoldingTime and Work
Computer Aptitude
Introduction to Computers
Number System & Simplification PDF
Logic Gates and Boolean Algebra
Working with Word Processing
Power point& Internet software
Recent trends social media & cyber security Computer network & devices & OSI layers
TCP/IP & X protocols
Cryptography &Network Security
Encryption & Decryption Algorithms
Authentication & Integrity Algorithms

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates

The SBI Apprentice Recruitment important dates are as under:

EventsImportant Dates
Start of SBI Apprentice Application ProcessNovember 20, 2020
End of SBI Apprentice Application FormDecember 10, 2020
Release of SBI Apprentice Admit Card (Tentative)Last Week of December
SBI Apprentice Written Exam (Tentative)Month Of January

SBI Apprentice Notification 2020 FAQs

What is the medium of the questions in the SBI Apprentice Exam?

The questions will be bilingual, i.e., English & Hindi, except for the test of General English.

How many questions will be asked in the SBI Apprentice Exam?

100 Questions will be asked in the SBI Apprentice Exam.

How much time will be provided for the SBI Apprentice Exam?

1 Hour will be provided for the SBI Apprentice Exam.

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