SBI Apprentice 2021 Online Exam Date & Call Letter Out

SBI Apprentice Exam Date 2021 Out: As the State Bank of India is over with the online registration process for 6100 Apprentices, now the candidates who have registered for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 have been eagerly waiting for the announcement of the exam date. In the official notification, it is notified that SBI Apprentice Exam is scheduled for 20 September 2021. The selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in an online written test and local language test.

SBI will be soon announcing the SBI Apprentice Exam Date 2021 on its official website by the 1st week of September 2021. The candidates who have applied for a 1-year Apprenticeship program with the State Bank of India must bookmark this page to get notified when the exam date is released officially.

SBI Apprentice Exam Date 2021 Out

The selection of an SBI Apprentice will be based on a Computer based online exam and local language test. The proposed online examination for the engagement of Apprentices has been scheduled for 20 September 2021. The important dates for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 exam are as follows:

SBI Apprentice Notification05 July 2021
On-line registration Starts From06 July 2021
On-line registration Ends on26 July 2021
Last Date for Editing the Application26  July 2021
Last Date for Printing Application10  August 2021
SBI Apprentice Call Letter 2021 [Out]06 September 2021
SBI Apprentice Online Exam Date20 September 2021
SBI Apprentice Cut OffOctober 2021
SBI Apprentice ResultOctober 2021

SBI Apprentice Admit Card 2021 

Candidates must download the SBI Apprentice 2021 admit card from the official website of SBI, as the hard copy of the SBI Apprentice Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. The admit card for SBI Apprenticeship Program 2021 has been released on 06 September 2021.

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SBI Apprentice 2021 Notification

The State Bank of India (SBI) has invited applications to recruit 6100 apprentices for 1 year Apprenticeship Program. The official notification PDF for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 exam has been released on 5th July 2021 at the official website of SBI All candidates can check the detailed notification of SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 by clicking on the link given below:

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Notification: Download PDF

Duration of SBI Apprenticeship: As per the official notification released for 6100 SBI Apprentice vacancies, the engagement of the Apprenticeship program will be conducted for 1-year duration. Previously, the duration was 3 years.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Vacancy

The total number of vacancies for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam has been released along with its notification. As per notification, 6100 vacancies has been introduced by SBI for SBI Apprentices 2021 exam. The vacancies are released for all states and union territories of India which are mentioned below. Let's have look at the list of Location, Local Language and Tentative No. of Training Seats.

StateVacancyOfficial Languages
Andhra Pradesh100Telugu, Urdu
Andaman & Nicobar Islands10Hindi/English
Arunachal Pradesh20English
Bihar50Hindi, Urdu
Chhattisgarh90Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Goa50Konkan, Marathi, English
Haryana150Hindi, Punjabi
Himachal Pradesh200Hindi, English
Jammu & Kashmir100Urdu, English
Jharkhand25Santali, Bengali
Kerala75Malyalam, English
Madhya Pradesh75Hindi
Meghalaya50English, Garo, Khasi
Tamil Nadu90Tamil, English
Telangana125Telugu, Urdu
Tripura20Bengali, Kokborok
Uttar Pradesh875Hindi, Urdu
Uttarakhand125Hindi, Sanskrit
West Bengal775Bengali, Nepali

SBI Apprentice 2021 Vacancy: Category-Wise

Check the catgeory-wise vacancy distribution for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 from the below-tabulated data.

Category NameVacancy
General 2577 Posts
EWS 604 Posts
OBC 1375 Posts
SC 977 Posts
ST 567 Posts
Total Vacancies6100 Posts

SBI Apprentice 2021 Selection Process

Selection for engagement of SBI apprentices would be based on the basis following exams.

(i) Online Written Test and

(ii) Test of Local Language.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Exam Pattern

The total time duration for SBI Apprentice Online test is 1 hour (60 minutes) for 100 marks. 100 questions will be asked in the Computer Based Examination (CBE). Check the section-wise exam pattern for the online examination below. Check the updated SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern 2021 described here.

SBI Apprentice Test A: Objective Test (Online)

Name of TestNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Quantitative Aptitude252515 mins
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude252515 mins
General English252515 mins
General/Financial Awareness252515 mins
Total1001001 hour

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Test of Local Language

The specified local languages of the states are as mentioned in the notification PDF. 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 in the advertisement PDF. The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of 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 the apprentice. 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. Candidates will have to appear for the test of specified opted local language at a centre (to be decided by the Bank) of the State applied for, at his/her own expenses.

Medical Examination

The engagement of selected apprentices is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.

Final Selection will be subject to

a) Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application
b) Qualifying in the test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above.
c) Declared fit in the Medical examination.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Syllabus

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2021 is given below for all subjects, start your preparation for the written exam with the subject-wise topic.

Quantitative AptitudeComputer AwarenessReasoningEnglish LanguageFinancial / General Awareness
Quadratic EquationsMS PowerPointSpatial OrientationTensesBooks and Authors
Bar GraphBasic of ComputersSyllogistic ReasoningVocabularySports
AreaComputer AbbreviationsSimilarities And DifferencesAntonymsImportant Days
HCF LCMModern-day TechnologyArithmetical Number SeriesGrammarBudget and Five Year Plans
Profit & LossComputer OrganizationNon-Verbal SeriesError Correction/ RecognitionScience – Inventions and Discoveries
Simple & Compound InterestLANAnalysisComprehensionNational and International Organizations
AverageShortcutsObservationSubject-Verb AgreementCurrent Affairs
Time & SpeedMS ExcelProblem SolvingSynonymsAwards and Honours
SimplificationInput & Output DeviceDiscriminationProficiency in LanguageMajor Economic News
InvestmentInternetJudgmentSentences RearrangementAbbreviations
Time & WorkMemoryDecision MakingVocabulary 
Pie ChartModemRelationship ConceptsAdverb 
Problem On AgesBasic knowledge of MS wordVerbal And Figure ClassificationPreposition 
Number SeriesGenerations of computerStatement ConclusionVerb 
Pictorial GraphWANAnalogiesUnseen Passage 
Percentage Arithmetic ReasoningFill in the Blanks 
  Visual Memory  
  Coding And Decoding  
  Spatial Visualization  

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SBI Apprentice 2021 Application Fee

The online application fee for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam fee has already been released. A total of Rs. 300/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 0/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

General/OBC/EWSRs. 300

SBI Apprentice 2021 Apply Online

The online registration process for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam was started on 6th July 2021 and the last date for online registration was 26th July 2021. The candidates who were eligible and interested had applied for Apprentice 2021 exam through the official site of SBI at

SBI Apprentice 2021 Online Application [Link Inactive]

Steps to Apply Online for SBI Apprentice 2021 Exam

1. Visit the official website of SBI ( or Click on the direct link to Apply Online mentioned above.

2. Go to the Careers section and click on the Apply Online link under the Recruitment of Apprentice 2021.

3. Click for New Registration.

3. Then you’ll be required to upload or enter your details- Basic Info, Details, Qualification, Photographs and Signature.

5. Preview your application.

6. Make Payment and do the final submit.

Points to know before apply online

• The candidate will have to apply for vacancy of one State only. A candidate applying against vacancy of one State will not be eligible to apply against vacancy of any other State.

• Candidature of the applicant will be considered only against the vacancies in the State for which he/ she has applied/ opted. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise.

• Selected candidates will be posted in the Circle of that State against whose vacancy they are selected.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of any bank exam depends on Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Experience, Local Language etc. A detailed analysis on these factors are givem below:

SBI Apprentice Educational Qualification (as by 31.10.2020)

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University in India or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

SBI Apprentice Age Limit (as on 31.10.2020)

Minimum 20 years and maximum 28 years as on 31.10.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 01.11.1992 and not later than 31/10/2000 (both days inclusive). Maximum age indicated is for unreserved and EWS candidates. Relaxation in upper age limit is applicable as per Government of India guidelines for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

SBI Apprentice Age Relaxation

SBI is giveing relaxation in upper age limit for several categories which has been discussed below:

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit
CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
General (PWD)10 years
OBC/ OBC(PWD)13 years
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)15 years
Eligible - Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 years

SBI Apprentice Salary Structure

The apprentices are eligible for a stipend of Rs.15000/- per month for the engagement period of one year. The apprentices are not eligible for any other allowances/ benefits.

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SBI Apprentice Result 2021

 State Bank of India will be releasing SBI Apprentice Result 2021 tentatively after a month of the examination i.e. October 2021. The candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for Language Proficiency Test. The final result will be released after the LPT Test. 

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SBI Apprentice Cut Off 2021

State Bank of India will be releasing SBI Apprentice Cut Off Marks along with the SBI Apprentice Result 2021 and it is expected that SBI Apprentice Cut Off 2021 will be released in October 2021. The cut-off marks will be the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify for the examination. 

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SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021- FAQs

Q1. When did the official notification for SBI Apprentice released?

The State Bank of India has published the official notification of SBI Apprentice 2021 exam on 5th July 2021.

Q2. When will the exam of SBI Apprentice be conducted?

The Online examination for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam has been scheduled for 20 September 2021.

Q3. What is the eligibility criteria of SBI Apprentice 2021 exam?

A candidate having a graduation degree from any recognized university or its equivalent and the age should be between 20 years to 28 years as on 31.10.2020.

Q4. What is the selection process for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021?

The candidates will be selected through online examination and language proficiency test.

Q5. What is the duration of the SBI apprenticeship program?

The duration of the apprenticeship program is 1 year.

Q6. What is the salary of SBI Apprentice?

An SBI Apprentice will get a stipend of Rs.15000/- per month.

Q7. How many vacancies are announced for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam?

A total of 6100 vacancies are announced for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam.