1. SBI Apprentice 2023 Notification

SBI Apprentice 2023 was released on 31st August 2023. The State Bank of India released its last notification with 6160 apprentice vacancies in 2023. A candidate’s performance on an online written test and test of the local language will determine who will be chosen.SBI Apprentice is a one-year apprenticeship program with the State Bank of India. Interested applicants in the SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2023 are advised to regularly check the SBI official website https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers or follow this page for immediate updates and detailed information about notification 2023, openings, exam dates, etc. Candidates can also refer to the SBI Apprentice 2023 notification. the pdf link of the SBI apprentice 2023 notification is given below.

Check here for SBI Apprentice 2023 Notification

2. About SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam

The State Bank of India is conducting the SBI Apprentice exam for the year 2023. The SBI conducts the online exam in a specific language opted by the candidate i.e. either Hindi or English. The SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam is conducted in two phases -an online written test and (ii) a test of the local language.

2.1 Online written test: 

The Online written  Examination consists of four papers, namely General/Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, and Quantitative Aptitude.  SBI Preliminary exam is conducted online and candidates can opt for their preferred language for the exam. There will be a negative marking scheme. A 1/4 mark is deducted from every wrong answer.

S.n  Name of test  No. of Questions  Maximum Marks  Duration
1.  General/Financial Awareness  25  25  15 minutes
2.  General English  25  25  15 minutes
3.  Quantitative Aptitude  25  25  15 minutes
4.  Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude  25  25  15 minutes
Total  100  100  1 hour


2.2 Test of the local language

This is the second part of the qualifying exam for SBI Apprentice. Candidates seeking positions in a given state must be fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding in one of the listed local languages of that state.

3. About IACE coaching for SBI Apprentice

The IACE coaching program is the best in the two states for advising future bankers. The most expert staff in the industry works for IACE and offers advice to candidates. Aspiring bankers are known to receive systematic teaching from IACE in a welcoming environment. IACE provides the best coaching resources available for SBI Clerk exam preparation. 

  • Our banking courses address all banking positions, not only those at SBI. We prepare our candidates for the RRB, RBI, IBPS, and other state banking exams (aside from the local language) and provide study resources for the whole banking curriculum that are updated every year. 
  • Daily comprehensive tests to monitor a student’s progress during the instruction.
  • Previous year’s Papers are read by students each day, and tasks and sheets listing current events are provided respectively.
  • Dedicated test rooms in computer labs.

4. SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam Highlights

The SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam highlights are tabulated below, any changes may occur as per the State Bank of India.

SBI Apprentice 2023 exam highlights 
Name of organisation State Bank of India
Name of the Post SBI Apprentice
Vacancies 6160
Category Government
Online Application starts 1st September 2023
Selection process
  • Online Written Test
  • Test of Local Language
Salary  15000/-
Official website https://sbi.co.in/


5. SBI Apprentice2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Online application process

SBI Apprentice 2023 notification was released. The online application process for SBI Apprentice contains the following steps,

  • A candidate must visit the official website of SBI https://www.sbi.co.in/careers and see the official notification of the SBI Apprentice.  
  • Candidates have to scan their documents such as a photograph, signature, left thumb, and handwritten declaration. 
  • Upload your documents and enter your details to register.
  • As soon as a candidate has completed the application form, he or she will be required to make payment. 
  • The application can be downloaded as a reference for future use.

5.2 Application fee

The SBI Apprentice 2023 notification was released. As per State Bank of India guidelines,  application fees, and intimation charges are given below,

Category  Fees/Intimation charges
General/OBC/EWS  Rs.300/-

6. SBI Apprentice 2023 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the SBI Apprentice. The eligibility criteria for SBI Apprentice depend on the following criteria.

6.1 Educational Qualification

SBI Apprentice 2023 eligibility education qualification is that the candidate must hold a Graduation or Degree or equivalent from a recognized institute.

6.2 Age Limit

The age limit of SBI Apprentice candidates must be 20 to 28 years. A candidate must not be below 20 years and for those who are above the age of 28 years age relaxation is given.

Age relaxation for Upper age limit
Sl. No Category Age relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 PWD(Gen/EWS) 10 years
4 PWD(SC/ST) 15 years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 years
6 EX-servicemen Service rendered in defense + 3 years
7 Widows, Divorced 7 years

7. SBI Apprentice 2023- Important Dates

SBI Apprentice 2023 notification was released on 31st August 2023. The Important updates of SBI  Apprentice are tabulated below. Every update related to SBI Apprentice 2023 is notified here, so don’t miss it and stay alert.

            SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
Activity Date
SBI Apprentice Notification 2023 31st August 2023
Online Registration Starts From 01st September 2023 
Online registration Ends on 21st September 2023 
Last Date for Editing the Application 21st September 2023 
Last Date for Printing Application 06th October 2023
SBI Apprentice Admit Card 2023 20th November 2023
SBI Apprentice Online Exam Date 2023 04th and 07th December 2023
SBI Apprentice results December 2023

8. SBI Apprentice Selection Procedure

8.1 Online written test

SBI Apprentice 2023 Selection Procedure is based on an Online written test and a test of the local language. The State Bank of India (SBI) has published the notification, which can be found on SBI official website. An online written exam administered by the State Bank of India will be the basis for the SBI Apprentice 2023 selection process.

Sl.  Name of test  No. of Questions  Maximum Marks  Duration
1.  General/Financial Awareness  25  25  15 minutes
2.  General English  25  25  15 minutes
3.  Quantitative Aptitude  25  25  15 minutes
4.  Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude  25  25  15 minutes
Total  100  100  1 hour

8.2 Test of the local language

This is an important step in the selection procedure proceeding with the medical exam. Candidates have to clear this stage of the exam by being fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding. This exam will be held After successfully passing the online written test. Candidates who do not pass this test will not be considered for the apprentice position. Candidates who present a mark sheet or certificate from their 10th or 12th grade showing that they studied the designated, chosen local language are exempt from taking the language test. 

State / UT  Language State / UT  Language
Gujarat  Gujarati  Goa  Konkani 
Andhra Pradesh  Telugu/Urdu  Uttarakhand  Hindi 
Karnataka  Kannada  Telangana  Telugu/Urdu 
Madhya Pradesh  Hindi  Rajasthan  Hindi 
Chhattisgarh  Hindi  Kerala  Malayalam 
West Bengal  Bengali/Nepali  Uttar Pradesh  Hindi/Urdu 
Andaman & Nicobar Islands  Hindi/English  Maharashtra  Marathi 
Sikkim  Nepali/English  Arunachal Pradesh  English 
Odisha  Odia  Assam  Assamese/Bengali/ Bodo 
Himachal Pradesh  Hindi  Manipur  Manipuri 
Haryana  Hindi/Punjabi  Meghalaya  English/Garo/Khasi 
Jammu & Kashmir  Urdu/Hindi  Mizoram  Mizo 
UT Chandigarh  Hindi/Punjabi  Nagaland  English 
Ladakh  Ladakhi/Urdu/Bhoti  Tripura  Bengali/Kokborok 
Punjab  Punjabi/Hindi  Bihar  Hindi/Urdu 
Tamil Nadu Pondicherry  Tamil  Jharkhand  Hindi/Santhali 


8.3. Medical Examination 

Apprentices who have been chosen must produce a medical fitness certification from a doctor in accordance with the Bank’s requirements before being hired. Only After the Bank’s standards for physical fitness and successfully completing KYE procedures, he/she will be selected for an apprenticeship.

9. SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2023

The SBI Apprentice 2023 online exam syllabus is given below.

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 Organisation 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 Visualisation    


10. SBI Apprentice 2023 Vacancy Category-Wise

The State Bank of India has announced 6160 vacancies for Apprentice 2023 recruitment. Candidates can check the list of SBI Apprentice 2023  state-wise vacancies which is given below. 

SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2023
State/UT Vacancies
Andhra Pradesh 390
UT Andaman & Nicobar Islands 08
Arunachal Pradesh 20
Assam 121
Bihar 50
UT Chandigarh 25
Chhattisgarh 99
Goa 26
Gujarat 291
Haryana 150
Himachal Pradesh 200
UT Jammu & Kashmir 100
Jharkhand 27
Karnataka 175
Kerala 222
UT Ladakh 10
Madhya Pradesh 298
Maharashtra 466
Manipur 20
Meghalaya 31
Mizoram 17
Nagaland 21
Odisha 205
UT Pondicherry 26
Punjab 365
Rajasthan 925
Sikkim 10
Tamil Nadu 648
Telangana 125
Tripura 22
Uttar Pradesh 412
Uttarakhand 125
West Bengal 328
Total 6160


The SBI Apprentice 2021 Category-Wise Vacancy table with the number of vacancies that are available in different states is tabulated below.

State  Total seats  State  Total seats 
Gujarat  800  Rajasthan  650 
Andhra Pradesh  100  Kerala  75 
Karnataka  200  Uttar Pradesh  875 
Madhya Pradesh  75  Maharashtra  375 
Chhattisgarh  75  Goa  50 
West Bengal  715  Arunachal  Pradesh 20 
Sikkim  25  Assam  250 
Andaman & Nicobar Islands  10  Manipur  20 
Odisha  400  Meghalaya  50 
Himachal  Pradesh 200  Mizoram  20 
UT Chandigarh  25  Nagaland  20 
J & K  100  Tripura  20 
Ladakh  10  Bihar  50 
Haryana  150  Jharkhand  25 
Punjab  365  Pondicherry  10 
Tamil Nadu  90  Uttarakhand  125 


SBI Apprentice Vacancy 2021: Category-Wise
Category Name Vacancy
General 2577 Posts
EWS 604 Posts
OBC 1375 Posts
SC 977 Posts
ST 567 Posts
Total Vacancies 6100 Posts


11. SBI Apprentice Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The SBI Apprentice 2023 notification was released. The SBI Apprentice contains online written and local language exams. The State Bank of India releases sectional cutoff and overall cutoff for both exams. As per the previous year’s notification of SBI Apprentice 2021, the cutoff is given below.

SBI Apprentice Expected Cut-Off 2021
Subjects SBI Apprentice Cut-off
General English 14-16
Quantitative Aptitude 13-18
General/ Financial Awareness 16-19
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 16-19
Overall Expected Cut Off 69-72

12. SBI Apprentice 2023 Salary Structure

SBI Apprentice 2023 is for one year and the apprentices are eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs. 15000.

13. SBI Apprentice Salary Deduction

 SBI Apprentice has no salary Deductions and no extra compensation or benefits are available to apprentices.

14. SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam Centre

 The online examination was held in December 2023. The SBI Apprentice 2023 Exam Center List is given below.

S.no State/UT  Examination Centre 
1 Andaman &  

Nicobar Island

Port Blair 
2 Andhra  Pradesh Guntur, Kakinada, Nellore, Srikakulam, Chirala, Tirupati, Kadapa,Vijayawada,Kurnool,Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vizianagaram.
3 Arunachal  Pradesh Naharlagun 
4 Assam  Silchar, Guwahati, Jorhat, Tezpur,Dibrugarh. 
5 Bihar  Arrah, Darbhanga, Gaya, Aurangabad (Bihar),   Muzaffarpur, Patna,Bhagalpur,  Purnea,
6 Manipur  Imphal
7 Meghalaya  Shillong
8 Mizoram  Aizawl
9 Nagaland  Kohima
10 Delhi NCR  Delhi NCR (All NCR cities)
11 Haryana  Faridabad, Yamuna  Kurukshetra, Gurugram, Karnal,  Nagar,Ambala, Sonipat,  Hisar. 
12 Himachal  Pradesh Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan, Kangra, Bilaspur,  Mandi, Kullu.   Una
13 Jammu &  Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar 
14 Jharkhand  Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Hazaribagh, Dhanbad.   
15 Karnataka  Belgaum, Gulbarga, Davangere, Hassan, Mandya, Mangalore, Bengaluru, Hubli – Dharwad,  Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
16 Kerala  Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam,  Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad,  Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
17 Lakshadweep  Kavaratti 
18 Madhya  Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Sagar, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Gwalior, Satna,  
19 Maharashtra  Solapur, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur,  Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/  Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune,  Amravati,
20 Tamil Nadu  Virudhunagar, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai,  Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli,  Tirunelveli, Vellore, Chennai,
21 Telangana  Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
22 Tripura  Agartala
23 Uttar Pradesh  VaranasiAligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly,  Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur,  Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut,  Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida & Gr. Noida, Agra.
24 Uttarakhand  Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
25 West Bengal  Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly,  Kalyani, Siliguri
26 Ladakh  Leh
27 Dadra and Nagar  Haveli and Daman  and Diu Daman


15. SBI Apprentice Preparation Tips 2023

Candidates must possess a high level of general awareness and English language understanding to succeed in the extremely difficult SBI Apprentice test. Following are some pointers to aid applicants in exam preparation: – Before beginning the study, thoroughly familiarise yourself with the syllabus.

  •  To stay current on the news, read newspapers frequently.
  •  The SBI Apprentice’s previous year’s exam papers can aid in exam preparation.
  • Write about issues linked to English vocabulary and general awareness every day.

16. SBI Apprentice 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

SBI Apprentice 2023 Call Letter/ Admit Card will be released a week before the exam, applicants can download their admit/call letter for the SBI Apprentice 2023 examination from the official website. The candidate’s name, roll number, photograph, and other information like category and date of birth are all included on the admit card in offline mode. Written testing and an interview form the basis of the ultimate decision for the position.

17. SBI Apprentice 2023 Result

The SBI  Apprentice 2023 notification was released The results will be announced after a  month from the date of the exam on the official website of the State Bank of India. The  results link of SBI Apprentice 2023 will be available here.

18. SBI Apprentice 2023 Common misconceptions

  • Candidates for SBI Apprentice frequently believe that this is a permanent position; however, SBI Apprentice is not a position with the Bank. 
  • There is no assurance for full-time employment with the bank, but preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in an SBI apprenticeship with the bank.
  •   The applicants who are supposed to prepare for other competitive tests by working as an apprentice may not be able to handle both as they have to spend the whole of their working hours at the bank and occasionally they may even have to work beyond their normal working hours.

19. FAQ's

1. Is the SBI Apprentice notification released?

Ans: Yes, the SBI Apprentice notification was released on 31st August 2023. 

2. What is the expected salary of an SBI Apprentice?

Ans: The candidates selected for the SBI Apprentice are expected to get 15,000 per month and are not eligible for any other allowances/ benefits.

3. Is an SBI apprentice a job?

Ans: SBI apprentice is not a job with the Bank, rather, it is an opportunity for training for applicants who want to work in the banking industry. Candidates are chosen through an entrance exam and this is not a permanent position.

4. What is the age eligibility to apply for SBI Apprentice?

Ans: The age eligibility of the Candidates who wish to apply for the SBI Apprentice should be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 28 years.

5. What is the training period for an SBI Apprentice?

Ans: The training period for SBI Apprentice is one year for the year 2021.

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