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As part of its skill development programme, the State Bank of India invited applications from graduates below 28 years towards its three years SBI Apprentice programme 2022. This year SBI Apprentice 2022 notification is out with 8500 vacant posts. For the selection process, the bank will conduct two stages of screening, preliminary phase CBE and local language test. Let’s examine the SBI Apprentice syllabus and exam pattern in detail.
SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern 2022
The SBI Apprenticeship is a three-year training, which will help the aspirants to explore more job opportunities across the Indian banking system. The selection process has two stages, the first being a Computer Based Test and the final stage is to test the candidate’s proficiency in the local language of the state to which he/ she is applying.
Exam Pattern for Online Written Test
The candidates must go through the detailed syllabus for SBI Apprentice Exam 2022.
- There will be 100 multiple choice questions in the SBI Apprentice online examination.
- 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.
- The questions will be in bilingual (English & Hindi) except for the questions of General English.
- 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.
|SNo||Name of test||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Duration|
|1||General English||25||25||15 minutes|
|2||General/Financial Awareness||25||25||15 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||25||25||15 minutes|
|4||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||25||25||15 minutes|
60 minutes (1 hour)
Exam Pattern for Test of Local Language
SBI Apprentice exam pattern for Stage 2 consists of a Test of Local Language, which is mandatory for all Candidates. The language is specific to the state as mentioned above in the table.
Candidates who have a 10th or 12th mark sheet/certificate showing proof of that language are not required to give this test. They are eligible to move to the Medical Test of the selection process.
|Stage 2 ( Test of Local Language)||Test of Local Language- Candidates need to qualify for the test of the language specified according to their chosen state in terms of
Exam Pattern for Medical Examination
The candidates who will qualify for the above-mentioned stages are eligible for the third stage. The sage 3 is of Medical Examination where the candidate needs to qualify the medical standard as according to the bank.
SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2022
If you are applying for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2022 then you must prepare well for the online examination. To help you in your preparation, we have provided all the section-wise topics that have been covered in SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2022.
Syllabus for Online Written Test
The SBI Apprentice Syllabus for the selection test will have questions from the following five sections:
- General Awareness/ Financial Awareness
- General English
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability
- Computer Aptitude
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:
- Books & Authors
- Important Days
- Budget & Five-year plans
- Science- Invention & Discoveries
- National & International organizations
- Latest Events
- Major Economic News
- Awards & Honour
- 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.
- Quadratic Equations
- Bar Graph & Pictorial Graph
- LCM & HCF
- Profit & Loss
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Time & Speed
- Time & Work
- Pie Chart
- Problem on Ages
- Number Series
SBI Apprentice Syllabus for Reasoning Ability
The reasoning section in SBI Apprentice 2022 Exam needs tricks to be solved and practicing repeatedly with the questions from the below topics will help you to solve the questions within seconds.
- Spatial Orientation & Spatial Visualization
- Syllogistic Reasoning
- Arithmetic Reasoning
- Arithmetical Number Series
- Similarities And Differences
- Non-verbal series
- Relationship concept
- Verbal and Figure classification
- Statement conclusion
- Visual memory
SBI Apprentice Syllabus for Computer Aptitude
This test is conducted to analyse the candidate’s knowledge about computers as it’s an important part of the working structure of banks. Following are the topics that would be covered in SBI Apprentice Exam.
- Basics of Computer
- MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Word
- Computer abbreviations
- Modern Day technology
- Computer Organization
- LAN & WAN
- Shortcuts of computer
- Internet, Modem
- Generations of Computer
SBI Apprentice Syllabus for General English
The topics covered in SBI Apprentice General English section include:
- Antonyms- Synonyms
- Error Detection
- Reading Comprehension
- Unseen Passage
- Fill in the blanks
- Subject-verb Agreement
- Proficiency in the English language
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Verb & Adverb
Syllabus for Test of Local Language
SBI Apprentice Local Languages for a Particular State:
|State / UT||Language|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||Hindi/English|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Urdu/Hindi|
SBI Apprentice Syllabus PDF 2022
The selection for engagement of apprentices would be based on the basis of online written tests and tests of the local language. 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 for the online written examination. Candidates who fail to qualify for this test will not be engaged as an apprentice.
There shall be a negative mark of .25 for every wrong answer. Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks for the further selection process. 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 subjects. Merit list will be drawn State wise and category wise.
- You must bring the admit card along with one photo identity proof such as Passport/ Aadhaar/ PAN Card/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph/ Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer on the official letterhead in original as well as a self-attested Photocopy thereof.
- The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular state should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified local language of that State as mentioned in the notification. The local language test will be conducted as a part of the selection process. Candidates who produce SSLC or 12th standard mark sheet evidencing having studied the opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test.
How to download SBI Apprentice Admit Card 2022?
Following are the steps for downloading the SBI Apprentice admit card 2022:
Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI Careers – sbi.co.in/web/careers or click on the direct link mentioned above to download the admit card.
Step 2: Scroll down the page, and click on “Current Openings at SBI”.
Step 3: Click on “Engagement of Apprentices Under The Apprentice Act, 1961 (Advt. No. CRPD/APPR/2021-22/10)”.
Step 4: Click on the “Download Online Exam Call Letter”.
Step 5: In the new window, enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and D.O.B./Password. Also fill the Captcha Box.
Step 6: Click on the “SUBMIT” button.
Step 7: Your Admit Card for the SBI Apprentice Online Exam is displayed on the screen. You can save the Admit Card in Pdf format or print the same as per your choice.
SBI Apprentice Notification 2022
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