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SBI Apprentice Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023

SBI Apprentice Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023: State Bank of India has released the SBI Apprentice syllabus and exam pattern along with SBI Apprentice notification to recruit Apprentice vacancies and will be conducting the written test to shortlist eligible candidates. 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 2023.

SBI Apprentice Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SBI Apprentice Notification 2023 has been released on 6160 vacancies on 31st August 2023. The online examination is expected to be held in October/November 2023. 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 the 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 Exam Pattern 2023

The candidates must go through the detailed syllabus for SBI Apprentice Exam 2023.
  • 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. Except for the test of General English, Test questions for Written examination shall be set in 13 Regional Languages viz. Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu , Urdu in addition to English and Hindi Language.
  • 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.

Name of test

No. of Questions

Max Marks


General English



15 minutes

General/Financial Awareness



15 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



15 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



15 minutes




60 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 Selection Process 2023

The final selection of the candidates for the engagement of apprenticeship will be subjected to the selection criteria for SBI Apprentice 2023 which consist of:
  • Online written examination
  • Test of the local language
  • Medical Examination  

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2023

If you are applying for SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2023 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 2023.

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
  • Sports
  • Important Days
  • Budget & Five-year plans
  • Science- Invention & Discoveries
  • National and International organizations
  • Latest Events
  • Major Economic News
  • Abbreviations
  • 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
  • Area
  • Bar Graph & Pictorial Graph
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Average
  • Time & Speed
  • Simplification
  • Investment
  • Time & Work
  • Pie Chart
  • Problem on Ages
  • Number Series
  • Percentage
SBI Apprentice Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

The reasoning section in SBI Apprentice 2023 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
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Similarities And Differences
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Analysis
  • Observation
  • Problem Solving
  • Discrimination
  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Verbal And Figure Classification
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Analogies
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Visual Memory
  • Coding And Decoding
  • Spatial Visualization

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.
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Basic of Computers
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Modern-day Technology
  • Computer Organisation
  • LAN
  • Computer Shortcut Keys
  • MS Excel
  • Input & Output Device
  • Internet
  • Memory
  • Modem
  • Basic knowledge of MS word
  • Generations of computer
  • WAN
SBI Apprentice Syllabus for General English

The topics covered in SBI Apprentice General English section include:
  • Tenses
  • Antonyms- Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Error Detection
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Unseen Passage
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Subject-verb Agreement
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Verb & Adverb
  • Preposition

Test of Local Language

Proficiency of local language would be a part of the selection procedure for SBI Apprentice 2023. The candidates applied for a particular state must be proficient in the specified language of that state (reading, writing, speaking and understanding). The candidates holding 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/certificate depicting that they have studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language proficiency test.

Medical Examination

Only the medically fit candidates as per the medical standards of the bank will be recruited for the SBI Apprenticeship program.

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