SBI Careers: Bank opens 8500 Apprentice posts, Applications to close on 10 December

State Bank of India has started the engagement drive for the 8500 posts of Apprentices and invites online applications from Indian Citizens. SBI to engage apprentices under the Apprentice Act 1961. Applications can be filled online from 20 November to 10 December 2020.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 20, 2020 12:33 IST
SBI Careers: Bank opens 8500 Apprentice posts, Applications to close on 10 December
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The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the notification for the engagement of Apprentices under Apprentice Act 1961, against 8500 posts. SBI invites online applications from Graduate candidates desirous to apply. Online Registration of Application is open from Friday, 20 November 2020 to close on 10 December 2020. Online examination for the Apprentice posts will be conducted in the month of January 2021. 

Candidates can Apply online at the direct link facilitated by the State Bank of India (SBI), for the 8500 posts of Apprentices. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for Apprentice engagement in one state only and can appear for the examination only once under this engagement project. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Apprentice India portal or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers Engagement of Apprentices in SBI.

Educational Qualification: Candidate should have passed Graduation from a recognised University/ Institute, as on 31.10.2020.

Age: Minimum 20 years and maximum 28 years as on 31.10.2020. Maximum age indicated is for unreserved and EWS candidates. Relaxation in upper age limit is applicable as per Government of India guidelines for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

Selection Method: Selection for engagement of apprentices would be based on the basis of (i) online written test and (ii) test of local language. The structure of online written examination (online objective type) would be as follows-

Name of test No of Questions/ Maximum marks Time duration
General/Financial Awareness 25 15 minutes
General English 25 15 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 25 15 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 25 15 minutes
Total 100 60 minutes

The questions will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi, except for the test of General English. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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Application Fee:

For General/ OBC/ EWS Rs 300/- And for SC/ ST/ PWD- nill.

The details regarding the Engagement of the Apprentices, including state wise seats of apprentices, State wise Local languages, District wise training seats, Age, Education qualification, Duration of training, Training, Stipend, Selection Process, Examination Centres, Fees and other related parameters are available at the SBI Careers.