SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Out for 8500 Posts: Check Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern and Other details

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Notification: State Bank of India has released the notification for 8500 Apprentice posts. The recruitment notification can be checked on its official website All the interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply online for SBI Apprentice 2020 from 20th November to 10th December 2020. Candidates have to qualify the  examinations of IIBF (JAIIB/CAIIB) during 3 years apprenticeship  in the Bank for the further posting in the bank. The training period under this apprentice notification is 3 years.

Subject to the completion of the apprenticeship, apprentices will be provided with the certificate of 3 years. Candidates can apply for the IIBF (JAIIB/ CAIIB). After qualifying these exams , Candidates can get regular posting in the bank itself or can apply in other organizations post completion of apprenticeship. This certificate will help in building the experience as well as resume of the candidate.

Download the Official SBI Apprentice Notification 2020

How to Apply Online for SBI Apprentice 2020

The apply online link for SBI Apprentice 2020 Recruitment will be active from the 20th of December. All you need to do is to check the educational and age criteria before applying online. If you fulfill all the criteria given out for this post, you can directly apply online from the link given below:

Apply Online for SBI Apprentice 2020- Link 1

Apply Online for SBI Apprentice 2020- Link 2

Apply Online for SBI Apprentice 2020- Link 3

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through any of the following websites:


How To Apply Online  for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020

  1. Visit official SBI website or
  2. Open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the ‘Current Openings’.
  3. Fill the SBI Apprentice Recruitment application carefully
  4. Once you filled the form, a registration number and password will be generated by the system, note down the registration number and password. You can edit the application form through this credential.
  5. After completion of the Application form, pay the fee.

SBI Apprentice 2020 Important Dates

Event Date
Release of SBI Apprentice Notification 19-November
Online Application Start Date 20-November
Closing of Online Application 10-December
Online Examination Tentatively in January 2021
Admit Card/Hall Ticket for Online Exam Tentatively in Last week of December 2020

SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2020

The SBI has released the Apprentice notification for 8500 posts in different states. Candidates can apply for engagement in one state only. Candidates can appear for the SBI Apprentice examination only once under this engagement project.

SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern 2020

Selection for engagement of apprentices would be based on the basis of (i) online written test and (ii) test of local language.
i. Online written test:
The structure of online written examination (online objective type) would be as follows.

Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
General Financial Awareness 25 25 15
General English 25 25 15
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 15
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 25 25 15
Total 100 100 60 Mins

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

Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be as decided by the Bank. There are no minimum qualifying marks for individual subject. Merit list will be drawn State wise and category wise. Candidates qualified in the test will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories. In case more than one candidate scores same marks as cut-off marks in the merit list (common marks at cut off point) such candidate will be ranked in the merit list according to their age in descending order in respective States and categories.

ii. Test of local language:
The specified local languages of the states are as mentioned in Para A of the advertisement. 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 Para A of the advertisement. The test for knowledge of 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 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.
iii. 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 a test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above.
c) Declared fit in the Medical examination.

However, SBI shall have no obligation to offer regular employment to Apprentices during and/or after the completion of the apprenticeship period. After completion of the Apprenticeship period, candidates will be relieved from the respective work area.

SBI Apprentice WAIT LIST:
A Waitlist (State-category wise) will be maintained for one year from the date of result of the engagement of apprentices or next engagement
exercise, whichever is earlier. Candidates will be released only once from this waitlist against non-joining subject to availability of qualified

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Apprentice 2020

Age: Minimum 20 years and maximum 28 years as on 31.10.2020

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION as of 31.10.2020: Graduation from a recognized University/ Institute.

SBI Apprentice Exam Fee 2020

Category Fee
General/OBC/EWS Rs. 300

Fee/ Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other exam or selection.

SBI Apprentice Salary 2020

The apprentices are eligible for stipend of Rs.15000/- per month during 1st year, Rs.16500/- per month during 2nd year and Rs.19000/- per
month during 3rd year. The apprentices are not eligible for any other allowances/ benefits.

SBI Apprentice 8500 Vacancies
You can also check: Bank Mahapack

SBI Apprentice 2020 FAQs

Q1. How Many Vacancies are in SBI Apprentice Notification 2020?

Ans. 8500

Q2. What is the Exam date for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The exam will be held in the month of January 2021 tentatively.

Q3. What is Educational Qualification for SBI Apprentice 2020?

Ans: Graduation

Q4. What is the Exam Pattern for SBI Apprentice Notification 2020?

Ans: Exam will be conducted in Two phases- Online written Test and Language Test.

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