The SIDBI Grade A Officer recruitment is conducted for the selection of Grade A level posts of Assistant Managers (General Stream) for its branches across the country. The last SIDBI Grade A Officer recruitment was conducted in 2016 when 100 vacancies were announced. SIDBI has released a detailed notification announcing the 100 vacancies for the year 2022-23 for Grade A Level posts.
SIDBI Grade A Exam Pattern for 2022-23
A candidate will be shortlisted for SIDBI Grade A Assistant Manager posts upon his/her performance in the selection stages of the SIDBI Grade A exam 2022-23. There will be 2 stages for selection followed by document verification at the time of joining
Stage 1- Online Objective Test & Descriptive Test
Stage 2- Interview Round
SIDBI Grade A Exam Pattern for 2022-23
1. The SIDBI Assistant Manager Exam consists of four subjects - Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.
2. A Descriptive Test will be administered for 50 marks (candidates will have to type their answers on a computer).
3. The question paper consists of 160 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
4. The time duration of the exam is 2.5 hours (180 minutes).
5. Below is the marking scheme for each section.
6. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
|S.No||Name of the Test||Type of Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
(With special reference to Banking and
Financial Sector and Economic and
| ||Total|| ||160||200||120|
|Online Descriptive Test: Candidates will be required to answer by typing on the computer|
|5||Comprising of two Essays on Financial /|
Banking / Economic and Social Issues in
India (20 Marks each) and one Business
Letter Writing (10 Marks)
Note: It is essential to attempt all three
| ||Total|| ||163||250||180|
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SIDBI Grade A Officer Syllabus 2022
Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Line-up, Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood-Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Coding and Decoding, Coded Inequalities
Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para-jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Completion, Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion, Idioms and Phrases
Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio and Percentage, Data Interpretation, Mensuration and Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Interest, Problems of Ages, Profit and Loss, Number Series, Speed, Distance and Time, Time and Work, Number System, Data Sufficiency, Linear Equation, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Mixture and Allegations
Banking Awareness (Banking Current Affairs, Appointments, Mergers, Bank Taglines, Headquarters, etc.) Financial Awareness (Annual Budget, RBI monetary policy rates, Economic survey, All Latest Government Schemes and Policies, etc.), Current Affairs (Last 6 months), Static Awareness (Awards, Important Days, Books and Authors etc.)
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are the age criteria for SIDBI Exam?
Minimum: 21 years and Maximum: 28 years as of 14th December 2022.
2. What is the minimum educational qualification required for SIDBI Grade A Exam?
The minimum percentage criterion is not there.
|Education (As on January 03, 2023) |
Post-Graduation Degree in any discipline (Preferably from Commerce / Economics / Management subject) from an institute / University recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) / Central Government
Bachelors' Degree in Law / Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Preferably Civil / Electrical / Mechanical);
CA / CS / CWA / CFA / CMA
PhD from Institutions recognized by GOI/UGC.
3. How many vacancies have been released for the SIDBI Grade A Exam 2022-23?
As per the official notification, a total of 100 vacancies have been released.
4. What is the application fee for SIDBI?
The application fees for SIDBI are as follows: Nill for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Rs. 925 /- for all others.
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