Preparation Tips and Tricks to Crack SBI Apprentice Exam

State Bank of India (SBI) has oftenly announced a notification for the recruitment of Apprentice vacancies. Those Candidates who are interested in the Vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can watch this video and prepare well based on this video.

The State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body. It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is ranked as 216th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations of 2018. It is the largest bank in India with a 23% market share in assets, besides a share of one-fourth of the total loan and deposits market.

Age Limit: (Approx)

  • Minimum Age Limit: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 28 Years
  • Age relaxation is Applicable as per Rules.

Candidates Should Possess Any Degree.

Exam Pattern:

SBI Apprentice Exam

SBI Apprentice Exam

General Awareness:
Indian Culture
Current affairs
Overview of Indian Financial System
History of the Indian banking system
Recent credit and monetary policies
Indian History
Famous Days & Dates
Indian Politics
Indian Parliament
Basic GK
Books & Authors
Awards & Honours
Indian Economy
Inventions in the World
Basic Computer
Famous Books & Authors

General English
Antonyms, Homonyms and Synonyms
Word Formation
Direct and Indirect speech
Active and Passive Voice
Spelling Test
Sentence Arrangement
Error Correction
Passage Completion
Sentence Improvement
Spotting Errors
Para Completion
Idioms and Phrases
Joining Sentences
Theme Detection
Topic rearrangement of passage
Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
Fill in the blanks
Data Interpretation
Spelling Test
Sentence Completion
Sentence Arrangement

Quantitative Aptitude
Volume and Surface Area
Races and Games
Quadratic Equations
Ratio and Proportion
Odd Man Out
Pipes and Cisterns
Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
Compound Interest
Numbers and Ages
Problems on Trains
Mixture and Allegation
Stocks and shares
Computation of Whole Numbers
Square Roots
Time and Distance
Decimals and Fractions
Relationships between Numbers
Mixtures and Allegations
Simple Equations
Boats and Streams
Profit and Loss
Indices and Surds
Problems on Numbers
Permutations and Combinations
Bar & Graphs
Line charts, Tables
Simple Interest
Time and Work Partnership
Simplification and Approximation

Reasoning Ability
Data Interpretation
Analytical Reasoning
Number Series
Letter and Symbol Series
Verbal Classification
Essential Part
Data Sufficiency
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Logical Reasoning
Artificial Language
Matching Definitions
Making Judgments
Logical Problems
Statement and Conclusion
Theme Detection
Cause and Effect
Statement and Argument
Logical Deduction

Computer Aptitude
Computer Abbreviations
History of computers, Modern Day Technology
Networking and Communication
Database Basics
Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses
Basics of Hardware and Software
Windows Operating System Basics
Internet Terms and Services
Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
Fundamentals of Computer
Internet & its Usage

Preparation Tips:
Make a strict study plan and stick to it.
There is no hard and fast strategy to prepare for the paper. You need to be punctual and need to practice on a daily basis. You can go through some of the tips below while preparing for SBI Apprentice Exam:

Make A Time Table:
You need to make a time table according to your suitability. Be punkctual ;and stick to the plan. Try studying for at least 4-5 hours daily. Practice as much as you can. Make strategies to solve the paper.

Read Newspaper Daily:
The question paper includes a section of general and financial awareness. The candidate must know about the current affairs of the country, its economy and the world and the effects of the changes as well. Therefore, it is advised to read at least 2 newspapers on a daily basis.

Practice Makes it Perfect:
For the numerical ability and reasoning ability, practice every kind of question thoroughly. You will get only 15 minutes to solve 25 questions which is 36 seconds per question for a section. You need to be quick with your answers.

Maintain Speed and Accuracy:
For every section, the applicant gets 15 minutes only. Hence, ‘you have to maintain your speed for solving the questions. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks hence, you need to maintain your accuracy as well.

Attempt Question Paper with Strategy:
Know your strong and weak topics properly. Then, while you are solving question paper, first solve the question of which you are 100% sure about. After that, solve the question where you have an idea about what could be the answer and you are sure about it for 75%.

Avoid Attempting wrong Questions:
If you are not sure of the answer for even 25% then try avoiding that question. Such questions include the questions where you doubt at least 3 of the given options.

Take Notes:
While you are studying topics, it is advised to make short notes after the topic. This will help in two ways. You will remember the topic thoroughly and then the notes you made can be used while you revise the topic in the last moments.

Revision is must:
Do not forget to revise all the formula, terms related to computer, the major current affairs and general knowledge questions before the exam. Revision helps you remember crucial facts and topics in the exam. Use your notes to revise for the exam.

Reference Books:

General Intelligence & Reasoning:
General Awareness:
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