SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2020

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2020 : SBI has released a notification for inviting application for 8500 vacancies for the post apprentice across India. Before heading toward the exam, one should make sure that he/ she has excel their preparation with the detailed syllabus.  

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2020

Must read our blog for complete knowledge about SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Application Open till 10th December 2020”.

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – Exam Detail

Exam Date   January 2021 (Tentative)
Exam ModeOnline  
Selection ProcessOnline Written TestTest of Local LanguageMedical & Document Verification  
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SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – Exam Pattern

Stage 1 – Online Written Test

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
General/ Financial Awareness  25 Questions25 Marks15 Minutes
General English  25 Questions25 Marks15 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude  25 Questions25 Marks15 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude  25 Questions25 Marks15 Minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks1 hour (60 Minutes)
Marking1 marks for each correct answer.
1/4th marks deduction for each wrong answer.

For detailed information of exam pattern, Click below to download PDF Notification.

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2020 –  CBT Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Approx Value
Square Root
Reciprocal of Number
Surds & Indice  
Tables & GraphsTabular Graph
Pie Chart
Line Graph
Bar Graph  
PercentagesCalculation-oriented basic percentage  
Number SystemLCM & HCF
Divisibility & Remainder
Rational & Irrational Numbers  
AveragesAverage Weight / Height / Age / Marks
Average Money Expenditure
Average Temperature etc  
Ratio & ProportionSimple Ratios
Compound Ratios
Direct or Indirect Proportion
Componendo & Dividendo
Fourth Proportional
Third Proportional
Mean Proportional  
Mixture ProblemsProblems on making a mixture of two or more entities.  
MensurationArea & Volume of Square, Rectangle, Circle or Semicircle, Triangle, Rhombus, Trapezium, Parallelogram, Cone, Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Right Prism, Tetrahedron, Pyramid.  
Time & WorkWork Efficiency
Work & Wages
Speed, Time & DistancePartial Speed
Relative Speed
Average Speed
Boat & River
Problem on trains  
InterestSimple Interest  
Profit & LossDishonest Dealing
Successive Selling
Marked Price & Mixture Problems  
Number SeriesProblems on Completing the Series
Finding the Missing Term
Finding the Wrong Term  
Heights & Distances
Maximum & Minimum values
Circular measure of Angles  
Geometry  Basic problems on Triangles
Congruence & Similarity
Theorems on Segments, Tangents & Chords
Basic Qs on Quadrilaterals & Co-ordinate Geometry  

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2020 – Reasoning Ability

Analogies  Letter Based Analog
Letter & Number Based Analog
Meaning Based Analog  
SeriesAlphabetic Series
Number Series
Mixed Series
Coding & Decoding  Coding & Decoding by letter shifting
Coding & Decoding in fictitious language
Coding letter of a word
Operation based on place value
Coding by analog  
Relationships  General blood relation problems
Family tree problems
Coded blood relation problems  
Jumbling or Puzzles  Quant based Puzzle
Logical Puzzle (Equation insert, BODMAS rule, Inequality, coded logic)Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement)
Double Line up
Clock Calendar  
Missing NumberMatrix & diagram related problems  
Classification  Letter Based
Letter & Number Based
Meaning Based
General Knowledge Based  
Statement – Arguments &Assumptions (Verbal Reasoning)  Statements & Conclusions
Statements & Arguments  
Alphabetic & Word Test  Sequence (Logical order, Dictionary order, Reverse Dictionary Order)New word by adding the Prefix
New word by adding Suffix
Jumble Word
Word Formation  
Non-Verbal Reasoning  Assemble Image
Mirror Image
Hidden Image
Completion of Incomplete Pattern
Cubes & Dices
Paper Folding & Cutting Missing Term
Counting Figures  
Venn Diagram  Logical Venn Diagram
Venn Diagram Problem  

Computer Aptitude

  • Computer Abbreviations
  • History of Computers
  • Modern Day Technology
  • Networking & Communication
  • Database Basics
  • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools & Viruses
  • Basics of Hardware & Software
  • Windows Operating System Basics
  • Internet Terms & Services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office
  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • Internet & its Usage

General English

VocabularySynonyms, Homonyms & Antonyms
Cloze Test
Fill in the Blanks
Phrase & Idioms
One Word Substitution
Improvement of Sentences
Spellings or Mis-Spelt Words  
GrammarActive / Passive voices of verbs
Direct & Indirect Speech
Error Spotting / Error Correction
Multiple Meaning
Rearrangement of SentencesPara Jumbles
Paragraph Completion
Joining Sentences
Sentence Completion
Theme Detection  
ComprehensionReading Comprehension  

General / Financial Awareness

HistoryIndian Freedom Struggle
Ancient History
Medieval History
Post Independence History  
Indian Politics  Constitution of India
Government Portfolios etc
Geography  Indian Geography (National Park & Centuries, Wildlife Centuries etc.)  
Current Affairs  Art & Culture
Awards & Honors
Business & Economy
Books & Authors
Committees & Recommendations
National Affairs
People & Places in News
Defense News
Government Policies & Scheme
Days & Events
Capitals & Currencies
Appointments & Resignations
Economics  Indian Economy
Economic Organizations
World Economy
Economic Theory
Economic Reforms  
Any other subject of importance  Banking Awareness
History of the Indian Banking System
Overview of the Indian Financial System
Recent Credit & Monetary Policies
Science & Technology
Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies etc.  

Test of Local Language

Qualified candidates have to qualify Test of Local language for the specified language in that particular state.

  • Expert in reading, writing, speaking and understanding the specified local language of the state.
    • No need to give the test of local language if 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate indicating proof of study in the local language.
    • The test will be conducted by the bank at the specified centres.

Read the following tabular description of local languages in the states.

State/Union TerritoryLanguage
Andhra PradeshTelugu/Urdu
Arunachal PradeshEnglish
Himachal PradeshHindi
Madhya PradeshHindi
Tamil NaduTamil
Uttar PradeshHindi/Urdu
West BengalBengali/Nepali

The finalised candidates will have their medical and document verification before appointing for their positions.

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