1. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Notification

The Small Industrial Development Bank of India released the notification for Grade-A posts. SIDBI Grade-A 2022-2023 notification was released on 13th December 2022. SIDBI has released 100 vacancies for assistant manager Grade-A. Small Industrial Development Bank of India was set up under the act of Parliament to promote the financial activities to promote the financial activities. 

SIDBI Grade-A General Stream 2023 Interview was conducted on 15th April 2023. The selection process for SIDBI Grade-A 2023 contains an online test and interview process. Candidates can also refer to the SIDBI Grade-A 2022-2023 notification to understand more about the exam pattern syllabus and marking scheme. The link to the SIDBI Grade-A 2022-2023 notification is given below.

Check here for SIDBI Grade-A 2022- 2023 Notification

2. About the SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Exam pattern

The online exam pattern of SIDBI Grade-A is given below. 

SIDBI Grade A Exam Pattern 2023
Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 60 40 minutes
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 30 minutes
General Awareness  50 50 30 minutes
Total 160 200 120 minutes
Descriptive Test 03 50 60 minutes
Grand Total 163 250 180 minutes

3. About IACE coaching for SIDBI Grade-A

IACE is one of the best coaching for SIDBI Grade-A Assistants. Candidates who are willing to apply for SIDBI Grade-A can also take guidance from coaching institutes. IACE Institute provides support to their students through.

  • The complete study material for the SIDBI Grade-A online exam.
  • Daily current affairs and newspapers for students.
  • Interactive programs like the Real Intensive programs conducted before exams and W-CAT for current affairs, Battle of Brains and many more.
  •  Different practice sessions are conducted by the institute which is beneficial for the aspirants.

4. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Exam Highlights

The exam highlights SIDBI Grade-A  2023 is given below. 

SIDBI Grade-A Recruitment 2023
Organisation Small Industries Development Bank of India
Post Name Assistant Manager (Grade-A)
Stream General Stream
Vacancy 100
Category Government jobs
Application Mode Online
Exam Date 28th January 2023
Exam Level National
Selection Process Online Test & Interview
SIDBI Salary Rs. 70,000/-
Official website https://www.sidbi.in/

5. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 online application process

  • Before applying for SIDBI Grade-A candidates must scan their documents such as photograph, signature, left-hand thumb and handwritten declaration. 
  • Visit the official website of SIDBI to apply online.
  • Fill out the application form upload the documents and 
  • Make the fee payment.

5.2 Application Fees

The application fee details for SIDBI Grade-A 2023 are given below

Category Application Fee Intimation Charges Total Charges
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 925/- Rs. 175/- Rs. 1100/-
SC/ST/ PwD Nil Rs. 175/- Rs. 175/-
Staff Candidates Nil Nil Nil

6. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for applying for SIDBI Grade-A depends on the educational qualification and age limit of candidates. 

6.1 Educational Qualification

Before applying for SIDBI Grade-A candidates must hold a minimum educational qualification. The educational qualification for SIDBI  Assistant Grade -A general steam is given below.

Name of Post  Stream  Educational Qualification
Assistant Manager  Grade ‘A’ – General Stream General Post-Graduation Degree Commerce/Economics / Management


Bachelor’s Degree in Law/ Engineering


 CA / CFA/ CS / ICWA  / CMA  


6.2 Age limit

The age limit for applying for SIDBI Grade-A Assistant should be 21 to 28 years. The above-aged candidates can take benefits of age relaxation. 

Category  Age relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST  5 years
Children/family members of those who died in the 1984 riots. 5 years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 years

7. SIDBI Grade-A 2023- Important Dates

The SIDBI Grade-A Assistant 2023 important dates.

SIDBI Grade A Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
Events Dates
SIDBI Grade A Notification 2023 Release 13th December 2022
SIDBI Grade A Online Application Begins 14th December 2022
Last date to apply online for SIDBI Grade A 03rd January 2023
Last date to pay the application fee 03rd January 2023
Last date to print the application form 18th January 2023
SIDBI Grade A Admit Card 2023 20th January 2023
SIDBI Grade A Online Examination 2023 28th January 2023
SIDBI Grade A Results 2023 17th March 2023
SIDBI Grade-A Interview call letter
Interview Schedule April 2023

8. SIDBI Grade-A Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for SIDBI Grade-A consists of an online exam and interview. 

Stage 1 Online exam: The online examination consists of two sections objective and descriptive. There will be a total of 160 questions for 2 hours in objective paper and there are 3 questions for 1 hour duration in descriptive paper.  1/4 mark will be deducted as a penalty for a wrong answer.                

Stage 2 Interview: Shortlisted candidates have to bring important documents during the time of the interview such as an interview call letter, application form, DOB certificate, marksheets, photo identity proof etc. 

9. SIDBI Grade-A Syllabus 2023

The online exam syllabus of SIDBI Grade-A 2023 is given below. The online exam syllabus of the objective paper contains four sections: reasoning, English, general awareness, and quantitative aptitude.

SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Objective Paper Syllabus
Reasoning  Alphabet Test

Series Test

Odd man out


Alphanumeric Series


Assertion and Reason

Blood Relations

Causes and Effects

Arrangement and Pattern


Seating Arrangement

Verbal Reasoning

Statement and Conclusion


Statement and Arguments

Machine Input Output


Circular Arrangement

Coded Inequalities

Data Sufficiency

Direction and Distance

Direction Sense Test

Figure Series Test

Floor Puzzle


Decision Making

Statement and Assumption



Linear Arrangement

Ordering and Ranking

Logical Reasoning

Puzzle and Arrangements

Ranking and Time

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Word Formation etc

Quantitative aptitude  Age problems


Banker’s Discount

Boats and Streams

Case Studies



Profit and Loss

Charts and Graphs

Allegation or Mixture

Quadratic Equations

Work and Time

Surds and Indices

Compound Interest

Data Interpretation


Number Systems


Permutation, Combination, and Probability

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Time and Work


Decimal Fraction

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Stocks and Shares

Mixture and Allegations


Pipes and Cisterns


Problems on Trains

Ratio and Proportion

Set Theory

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Sequence and Series

Square Root and Cube Root


Speed, Distance and Time

Time and Distance

Volume and surface area etc

General Awareness General Knowledge

Static Awareness

Banking & Insurance Industry

Important Days

Countries & Capitals

Science- Inventions & Discoveries


Books & Authors

Awards & Honours

Banking and Insurance Awareness

International & National Organisations

Govt. Schemes and Policies

Current Affairs- National & International

Important financial, current trends, social and economic news etc

English Language  Subject-Verb Agreement


Error Detection

Sentence Rearrangement

Unseen Passages

Fill in the Blanks

Idioms & Phrases etc

10. SIDBI Grade-A Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

SIDBI Grade-A 2023 category-wise vacancy details are given below.

SIDBI Grade A Assistant Manager Vacancy 2023
Category Vacancies
UR 41
SC 12
ST 09
OBC 28
EWS 10
Total 100

11. SIDBI Grade-A Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The SIDBI Grade-A 2023 online exam cut-off was released. There will be separate cut-offs for objective and descriptive papers.  

SIDBI Grade A Cut Off 2023
Section Name of the Category
General  OBC
Objective Paper 120.75 120.6
Descriptive Paper 20 17
Overall Cut-Off 157.75 155.4


The section-wise cut-off for SIDBI Grade-A 2022 is given below.

SIDBI Grade A Subject-Wise Cut-Off 2022
Subjects Name of the Category
General OBC
Quantitative Aptitude 19.75 13.5
Reasoning Ability 24 16
English Language 16.25 5
General Awareness 7.75 10

12. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Salary Structure

The in-hand salary of SIDBI Grade-A Assistant is approximately RS 76,073/-  The salary structure of SIDBI Grade-A 2023 is given below.

SIDBI Grade A salary 2022-23
Basic Pay 44500.00
Grade Allowance 6250.00
Special Allowance 8250.00
Dearness Allowance 23196.32
Local Compensatory Allowance 4005.00
Special Perquisite Allowance 7383.00
Coin Element 0.68
Learning Allowance 600.00
Deductions 18112.00
Net Salary 76,073.00

13. SIDBI Grade-A Salary Deduction

The details of deductions in the salary structure for SIDBI Grade-A Assistant are tabulated below.

SIDBI Grade A Salary 2022-23: Deductions
Name of the Deduction Amount
National Pension System 7395.00
Income Tax 7099.00
Health & Education Cess 284.00
Profession Tax 200.00
Lounge Recoveries 400.00
House Rent 334.00
Additional Rent 2000.00
Officer Association Subscription 100.00
Mass Monthly Subscription 300.00
Total Deduction 18112

14. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Exam Centre

The list of exam centres for SIDBI Grade-A 2023 is given below.

State/UT  Cities  State/UT  Cities
Andhra Pradesh  Rajahmundry, Vijayawada,  

Visakhapatnam,  Guntur, Kurnool, 



Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur


Naharlagun  Maharashtra  Aurangabad(MH), Amravati, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi  Mumbai/Thane,  Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik,  Pune
Assam  Guwahati, Dibrugarh  Manipur  Imphal
Bihar  Darbhanga,Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur,  Patna,    Meghalaya  Shillong
Chandigarh  Chandigarh – Mohali  Mizoram  Aizawl
Chhattisgarh  Raipur, Bhilai, Bilaspur  (CG) Nagaland  Kohima
Dadra and Nagar  Haveli & 

Daman and Diu

Surat  Odisha  Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Dhenkanal, Cuttack,  
Puducherry  Puducherry
Delhi  Delhi NCR  Punjab  Amritsar, Bhatinda,  Patiala, Jalandhar. 
Goa  Panaji  Rajasthan  Jaipur, Kota, Jodhpur, Ajmer
Gujarat  Ahmedabad,  Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot,  Sikkim  Gangtok
Haryana  Faridabad, Gurugram  Tamil Nadu  Salem, Chennai, Madurai,  Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, 


Shimla, Hamirpur  Telangana  Hyderabad, Warangal,  Karimnagar
Jammu and  


Jammu  Tripura  Agartala
Jharkhand  Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Uttarakhand  Dehradun, Roorkee, Haldwani,
Karnataka  Gulbarga, Bengaluru, Mysore,  Belgavi,  Hubli. Uttar Pradesh  Agra, Ghaziabad, Meerut,   Kanpur, Lucknow, Moradabad, Varanasi, Faizabad, Prayagraj,  Gorakhpur,  Noida.
Kerala  Thiruvananthapuram,  Kochi, Kozhikode West Bengal  Kolkata, Asansol
Ladakh  Leh

15. SIDBI Grade-A Preparation Tips 2023

Before preparation for SIDBI Grade A, aspirants must make some preparations such as understanding the syllabus, exam pattern and previous year’s paper. Here are some preparation tips for cracking the SIDBI Grade-A exam. 

  • Analyse the previous year’s questions paper.
  • Prepare a study plan and work accordingly.
  • Give Mock tests daily and revise the topics. 
  • Follow a single book or single source of materials to avoid confusion. 

16. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Pre-Exam Training

Pre-exam training will be given to the SC/ST/OBC  candidates for 8 days’ duration. The eligible candidate can apply online for Pre-exam training. Pre-exam training centre will be published in the admit card for Pre-exam training. 

17. SIDBI Grade-A 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The Admit card for pre-exam training and online exam was already released for SIDBI Grade- 2023. A call letter for an interview will be given to the shortlisted candidates. The call letter for the interview contains the date and venue of the interview.  

18. SIDBI Grade-A Online Exam 2023 Result

The SIDBI Grade-A online exam was released on 17 March 2023. Candidates can check their results from the official website of SIDBI.

19. SIDBI Grade-A Interview Results

The SIDBI Grade-A final results were announced on 23rd May 2023. The SIDBI Grade-A final result was announced on the official website of the Small Industrial Development Bank of India.

Check here for SIDBI Grade-A Final  Result 2022- 2023 Results

20. FAQ's

1. What is the age limit for applying for SIDBI Grade-A Assistant 2023?

Ans. The age limit for applying for SIDBI Grade-A Assistant 2023 is 21 years to 28 years. The upper-age candidates can avail of the age relaxation.

2. What is the In-hand salary for SIDBI Grade-A 2023?

Ans. The in-hand salary for SIDBI Grade-A 2023 is 76,073/-

3. When will the final results of SIDBI Grade-A 2023 be released?

Ans. The final results of SIDBI Grade-A 2023 were released on 23rd May 2023.

4. Does the SIDBI Grade-A online exam contain negative markings?

Ans. Yes, the SIDBI Grade-A online exam has a negative marking. A 1/4 mark is deducted from every wrong answer. 

5. Is there any interview process in the SIDBI Grade-A selection process?

Ans. Yes, the SIDBI Grade-A selection process contains an interview process.

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