SBI Apprentice Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2021: State Bank of India has released the SBI Apprentice syllabus and exam pattern along with SBI Apprentice 2021 notification to recruit 6100 Apprentice vacancies and will be conducting the written test is scheduled for 20 September 2021. The graduates who want to get selected for 1 year Apprenticeship program must start their preparation with the updated exam pattern and syllabus to score good marks in the SBI Apprentice Exam 2021.

SBI Apprentice Syllabus and Exam Pattern

In this article, we have provided the detailed exam pattern and syllabus for the online examination to be conducted for selecting eligible graduate holders for the engagement period of one year. The syllabus mentioned here has been provided by State Bank of India and appearing in the selection process is mandatory for the candidates who want to join the bank as an apprentice.

SBI Apprentice 2021 Selection Process

The final selection of the candidates for the engagement of apprenticeship will be subjected to the selection criteria for SBI Apprentice 2021 which consist of:

  1. Online written examination
  2. Test of the local language
  3. Medical Examination

SBI Apprentice 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates must go through the detailed syllabus for SBI Apprentice Exam 2021.

Check the SBI Apprentice exam pattern from the below table.

  1. The SBI Apprentice online test will be conducted on 20 September 2021.
  2. There will be 100 multiple choice questions in the SBI Apprentice online examination.
  3. The duration of the test will be 1 hour and there will be a separate timing for each test i.e. 15 minutes for each section.
  4. The questions will be in bilingual (English & Hindi) except for the questions of General English.
  5. There will be a negative marking for incorrect answers. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Check the SBI Apprentice exam pattern from the below table.

SNoName of testNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration 
1General English252515 minutes
2General/Financial Awareness252515 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude252515 minutes
4Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude252515 minutes
Total10010060 minutes (1 hour)


The candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks which will be declared by the bank. There will be a relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates. 

SBI Apprentice Syllabus for General/Financial Awareness 

The candidate should be familiar with the general and financial terms around us. The following topics has been covered under the General/Financial Awareness section:

  1. Books & Authors
  2. Sports
  3. Important Days
  4. Budget & Five-year plans
  5. Science- Invention & Discoveries
  6. National & International organizations
  7. Latest Events
  8. Major Economic News
  9. Abbreviations
  10. Awards & Honour
  11. Current Affairs

SBI Apprentice Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude 

This section is calculative and time-consuming, therefore the candidates should practice well in the following topics to score good marks. 

  1. Quadratic Equations
  2. Area
  3. Bar Graph & Pictorial Graph
  4. LCM & HCF
  5. Profit & Loss
  6. Simple & Compound Interest
  7. Average
  8. Time & Speed
  9. Simplification
  10. Investment
  11. Time & Work
  12. Pie Chart
  13. Problem on Ages
  14. Number Series
  15. Percentage