SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Apply Online for 6100 Posts

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021: The most popular bank in India, State Bank of India (SBI) has released a recruitment notification to recruit 6100 Apprentices in different offices of SBI across India. The selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in an online written test and local language test. Go through the detailed SBI Apprentice Notification pdf (CRPD/APPR/2021-22/10) released on 05th July 2021 from the direct link below to know the vacancy distribution, eligibility, fees, selection process, salary & career path. The eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance online written test and local language test.

SBI Apprentice Notification 2021

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 Apprenticeship program will be of 1 year duration. Previously the duration was 3 years.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Exam Date

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 is tentatively scheduled in the month of August 2021. The important dates for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 exam are as follows:

Activity Date
SBI Apprentice Notification 5th July 2021
On-line registration Starts From 6th July 2021
On-line registration Ends on 26th July 2021
Last Date for Eediting the Application 26th July 2021
Last Date for Printing Application 10th August 2021
SBI Apprentice Call Letter August 2021
SBI Apprentice Online Exam Date August 2021
SBI Apprentice Result _______

Note: The recruitment of 8500 Apprentice against Advt No. CRPD/APPR/2020-21/07 dated 20.11.2020 has been cancelled. The candidates who have applied will be refunded the application fee soon.

SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2021

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

Category Name Vacancy
General  2577 Posts
EWS  604 Posts
OBC  1375 Posts
SC  977 Posts
ST  567 Posts

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 has started on 6th July 2021. All candidates can apply for this post till 26th July 2021. Candidates who are eligible and interested can apply for Apprentice 2021 exam through the official site of SBI at For the easy access of a candidate, we are providing the direct link to apply online for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam. Click on the link mentioned below to Apply online for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Online Application [Direct Link to Apply Online]

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 Selection Process

Selection for engagement of SBI apprentices would be based on the basis followinf 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 Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 15 mins
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 25 25 15 mins
General English 25 25 15 mins
General/Financial Awareness 25 25 15 mins
Total 100 100 1 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 penalty to arrive at 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 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 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 this test will not be engaged for 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

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 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 Aptitude Computer Awareness Reasoning English Language Financial / General Awareness
Quadratic Equations MS PowerPoint Spatial Orientation Tenses Books and Authors
Bar Graph Basic of Computers Syllogistic Reasoning Vocabulary Sports
Area Computer Abbreviations Similarities And Differences Antonyms Important Days
HCF LCM Modern-day Technology Arithmetical Number Series Grammar Budget and Five Year Plans
Profit & Loss Computer Organization Non-Verbal Series Error Correction/ Recognition Science – Inventions and Discoveries
Simple & Compound Interest LAN Analysis Comprehension National and International Organizations
Average Shortcuts Observation Subject-Verb Agreement Current Affairs
Time & Speed MS Excel Problem Solving Synonyms Awards and Honours
Simplification Input & Output Device Discrimination Proficiency in Language Major Economic News
Investment Internet Judgment Sentences Rearrangement Abbreviations
Time & Work Memory Decision Making Vocabulary
Pie Chart Modem Relationship Concepts Adverb
Problem On Ages Basic knowledge of MS word Verbal And Figure Classification Preposition
Number Series Generations of computer Statement Conclusion Verb
Pictorial Graph WAN Analogies Unseen Passage
Percentage Arithmetic Reasoning Fill in the Blanks
Visual Memory
Coding And Decoding
Spatial Visualization

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SBI Apprentice 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of any bank exam depends on Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Experience, Local Language etc. The 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
Category Age 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 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 2021 Admit Card

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 is expected to be released by August 2021.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Result

The result for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam will be released 15 days after of the examination. The direct link to check SBI Apprentice result will be added here once it has been released by the State Bank of India.

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021- FAQs

Q1. When was 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 will be conducted in August 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 last date to apply online for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021?

The last date to apply online for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 is 26th July 2021.

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.