SBI Apprentice 2021 notification released; application process starts tomorrow

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Anangsha
Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial
Updated on Jul 5, 2021 18:29 IST

SBI has published a fresh advertisement for recruitment to the post of SBI Apprentice. The previous recruitment, announced last year, has been cancelled. The application process will start tomorrow (July 6). 

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Terming the previous SBI Apprentice recruitment (Advertisement no. CRPD/APPR/2020-21/07 dated November 20, 2020) as cancelled, State Bank of India on July 5, 2021, has published a fresh advertisement for recruitment to the said post. The fees of all candidates who had applied earlier will be refunded and they can apply again as per the new notice. A total of 6100 vacancies have been announced for SBI Apprentice 2021. The application form will be released tomorrow, i.e, July 5. The last date to apply for the exam is July 26.

The SBI exam for Apprentice will be conducted tentatively in August 2021. SBI application fee for Apprentice recruitment is Rs 300 for General/OBC/EWS. The fees are exempted for SC/ST/PWD categories.

Check here SBI Notification for Apprentice

SBI Apprentice Number of Seats

State/UT Seats

Gujarat

800

Andhra Pradesh

100

Karnataka

200

Madhya Pradesh

75

Chhattisgarh

75

West Bengal

715

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

10

Sikkim

25

Odisha

400

Himachal Pradesh

200

Haryana

150

Jammu & Kashmir

100

UT Chandigarh

25

Ladakh

10

Punjab

365

Tamil Nadu

90

Pondicherry

10

Goa

50

Uttarakhand

125

Telangana

125

Rajasthan

650

Kerala

75

Uttar Pradesh

875

Maharashtra

375

Arunachal Pradesh

20

Assam

250

Manipur

20

Meghalaya

50

Mizoram

20

Nagaland

20

Tripura

20

Bihar

50

Jharkhand

25

Total

6100

SBI Apprentice 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to follow the eligibility criteria given below in terms of age and educational qualification.

Age Limit: The age of candidates should be between 20 and 28 years as on October 31, 2020. Relaxation in upper age limit is applicable for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

Educational Qualification: Graduation from a recognised University/ Institute.

SBI Apprentice Selection Process

Selection of candidates will be done through an online test and test of local language.

Online Test: The online test will comprise questions from General/Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude. The test paper will have a total of 100 questions and the total marks of the test are 100. The duration of the test is one hour. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon).

Test of local language: The test is conducted to assess the knowledge of specified opted local language. It will be conducted after qualifying the online written examination. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be appointed to the post. Candidates who produce Class 10 or 12 marksheet/ certificate which shows that they have studied the specified opted local language are not required to undergo the language test.

Final Selection: The final selection will be done after verification of eligibility, qualifying in the local language test and medical exam.

Duration of training: Duration of training is of one year.

Stipend/Benefit: Selected candidates will get a stipend of Rs 15,000 per month for one year. They are not eligible for any other allowances/ benefits.

Weightage/Relaxation: Candidates completing their training will be given weightage/relaxation in recruitment of Junior Associates.

About the Author
Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial

A mass communication and journalism post-graduate, Anangsha has worked as a reporter and sub-editor and enjoys working in the education domain.

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