Canara Bank PO

About Canara Bank PO Exam

  • Overview
  • Vacancies
  • Exam Dates
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Pattern
  • Cut Off
  • Syllabus
  • Salary Info
  • Application Fee

Canara Bank PO Exam Overview

Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bengaluru and a global presence with over 6300 branches. Canara Bank PO Exam is a multi-stage exam conducted by the Canara Bank to recruit Probationary Officers (PO).

Candidates who clear the PO Exam will be eligible to a specially designed One-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida, (recognized by UGC).

Upon completion of the PGDBF, a recruit will become a Canara Bank Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates 2018

Exam Events

Dates

Start Date of Online Application

23rd October 2018

End Date of Online Application

13th November 2018

Admit Card Download (tentative)

After 5th December 2018

Date of Online Test (tentative)

23rd December 2018

 

Canara Bank PO Salary & Emoluments 2018

Salary

Scale

Salary & Emoluments

JMGS-1

 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

Allowances 

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture,etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

 

Canara Bank PO Vacancies 2018

The total number of Vacancies released in Canara Bank PO 2018 notification is 800. Below are the vacancies segregated by category.

SC

ST

OBC

General

Total

Of which

OC

HI

VC

ID

120

60

216

404

800

8

8

8

8

 

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates 2018

Exam Events

Dates

Start Date of Online Application

23rd October 2018

End Date of Online Application

13th November 2018

Admit Card Download (tentative)

After 5th December 2018

Date of Online Test (tentative)

23rd December 2018

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2018

There are 2 criteria that a candidate should fulfill inorder to appear for the Canara Bank PO exam 2018.

  1. Age
  2. Education Qualifications

Age Limit (as on 1st October 2018)

  • Minimum Age: 20 years

  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Born not earlier than 02.10.1988 and no later than 1.10.1998 (both days inclusive).

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST – 5 years

  • OBC (Non-creamy layer) – 3 years

  • PWD – 10 years

  • Ex-servicemen – 5 years

Educational Qualifications

  • You should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 60% marks for General/OBC & 55% for SC/ST/PWBD).

  • You must also have operating & working knowledge in computer systems which you should already possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.

  • You should have knowledge of Hindi before applying or completion of the course.

 

 

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018

There are 3 stages in the Canara Bank PO 2018 exam

  1. Online Objective Test ( 200 marks; 200 Questions; 2 Hours)

  2. Group Discussion (50 marks for GD & Interview)

  3. Interview

Online Objective Test

  • This test will be conducted by IBPS, Mumbai.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

  • There is a Total Cut-off score and also a section-wise (Subject wise) cut-off score that a candidate need to achieve.

Online Objective Test Exam Pattern

Subject

Medium of Exam

No. of Qs

Marks

Time

Reasoning

English & Hindi

50

50

Composite time

of 2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude

English & Hindi

50

50

English

English

50

50

General Awareness

English & Hindi

50

50

  Total

200

200

Group Discussion (GD) & Interview

  • Candidates who clear the Online Test will be called for a GD & Interview.

  • For each post, 3 candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Interview.

  • Total marks for GD & Interview are 50.

 

Canara Bank PO Cutoff Marks 2018

Below is the Subject wise and Overall cutoff marks that a candidate needs to score (released by Canara Bank).

Category

Reasoning Cut Off

English Cut Off

General Awareness Cut Off

Quantitative Aptitude Cut Off

Overall Cut Off

Maxi. Marks

50

50

50

50

200

SC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

100.75

ST

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

91.00

OBC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

111.50

General

10.00

11.25

10.75

11.50

116.00

HI

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

67.50

OC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

107.50

VC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

110.50

ID

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

61.25

Canara Bank PO Syllabus

 

English Language

Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements Banking Awareness
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality Financial Awareness
Fillers Quadratic Equations Syllogism Govt. Schemes and Policies
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding-Decoding Current Affairs
Sentence Improvement Data Sufficiency Input-Output Static General Awareness
Fill in the Blanks Miscellaneous Data Sufficiency
Para Jumbles Quantity Based Questions Logical Reasoning
Paragraph Completion Miscellaneous (Blood Relations, Direction sense, Order and Ranking, etc.)
Sentence Connectors Computer Aptitude

Canara Bank PO Salary & Emoluments 2018

 

Salary

Scale

Salary & Emoluments

JMGS-1

 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

 

Allowances 

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture,etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

Canara Bank PO Application Fee 2018

 

For SC/ST/PWD — Rs 118 [Intimation Charges only includes GST @18% ]

All Others — Rs 708 [includes GST@18%]

One year PGDBF Course Fee

Candiadtes who make it to the final list of selected candidates should go through a one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) at one of the below institutions at the specified fee.

Name of the Institute

Course Fee per Candidate

M/s Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru Campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,50,000/- to 63,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 4,13,000/-

M/s NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida Campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,00,000/- to Rs. 54,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 3,54,000/-

 

About Canara Bank PO Exam

Canara Bank PO Exam Overview

Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bengaluru and a global presence with over 6300 branches. Canara Bank PO Exam is a multi-stage exam conducted by the Canara Bank to recruit Probationary Officers (PO).

Candidates who clear the PO Exam will be eligible to a specially designed One-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida, (recognized by UGC).

Upon completion of the PGDBF, a recruit will become a Canara Bank Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates 2018

Exam Events

Dates

Start Date of Online Application

23rd October 2018

End Date of Online Application

13th November 2018

Admit Card Download (tentative)

After 5th December 2018

Date of Online Test (tentative)

23rd December 2018

 

Canara Bank PO Salary & Emoluments 2018

Salary

Scale

Salary & Emoluments

JMGS-1

 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

Allowances 

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture,etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

 

Canara Bank PO Vacancies 2018

The total number of Vacancies released in Canara Bank PO 2018 notification is 800. Below are the vacancies segregated by category.

SC

ST

OBC

General

Total

Of which

OC

HI

VC

ID

120

60

216

404

800

8

8

8

8

 

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2018

There are 2 criteria that a candidate should fulfill inorder to appear for the Canara Bank PO exam 2018.

  1. Age
  2. Education Qualifications

Age Limit (as on 1st October 2018)

  • Minimum Age: 20 years

  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Born not earlier than 02.10.1988 and no later than 1.10.1998 (both days inclusive).

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST – 5 years

  • OBC (Non-creamy layer) – 3 years

  • PWD – 10 years

  • Ex-servicemen – 5 years

Educational Qualifications

  • You should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 60% marks for General/OBC & 55% for SC/ST/PWBD).

  • You must also have operating & working knowledge in computer systems which you should already possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.

  • You should have knowledge of Hindi before applying or completion of the course.

 

 

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates 2018

Exam Events

Dates

Start Date of Online Application

23rd October 2018

End Date of Online Application

13th November 2018

Admit Card Download (tentative)

After 5th December 2018

Date of Online Test (tentative)

23rd December 2018

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018

There are 3 stages in the Canara Bank PO 2018 exam

  1. Online Objective Test ( 200 marks; 200 Questions; 2 Hours)

  2. Group Discussion (50 marks for GD & Interview)

  3. Interview

Online Objective Test

  • This test will be conducted by IBPS, Mumbai.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

  • There is a Total Cut-off score and also a section-wise (Subject wise) cut-off score that a candidate need to achieve.

Online Objective Test Exam Pattern

Subject

Medium of Exam

No. of Qs

Marks

Time

Reasoning

English & Hindi

50

50

Composite time

of 2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude

English & Hindi

50

50

English

English

50

50

General Awareness

English & Hindi

50

50

  Total

200

200

Group Discussion (GD) & Interview

  • Candidates who clear the Online Test will be called for a GD & Interview.

  • For each post, 3 candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Interview.

  • Total marks for GD & Interview are 50.

 

Canara Bank PO Cutoff Marks 2018

Below is the Subject wise and Overall cutoff marks that a candidate needs to score (released by Canara Bank).

Category

Reasoning Cut Off

English Cut Off

General Awareness Cut Off

Quantitative Aptitude Cut Off

Overall Cut Off

Maxi. Marks

50

50

50

50

200

SC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

100.75

ST

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

91.00

OBC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

111.50

General

10.00

11.25

10.75

11.50

116.00

HI

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

67.50

OC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

107.50

VC

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

110.50

ID

6.00

7.00

5.50

7.50

61.25

Canara Bank PO Salary & Emoluments 2018

 

Salary

Scale

Salary & Emoluments

JMGS-1

 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

 

Allowances 

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture,etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

Canara Bank PO Syllabus

 

English Language

Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements Banking Awareness
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality Financial Awareness
Fillers Quadratic Equations Syllogism Govt. Schemes and Policies
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding-Decoding Current Affairs
Sentence Improvement Data Sufficiency Input-Output Static General Awareness
Fill in the Blanks Miscellaneous Data Sufficiency
Para Jumbles Quantity Based Questions Logical Reasoning
Paragraph Completion Miscellaneous (Blood Relations, Direction sense, Order and Ranking, etc.)
Sentence Connectors Computer Aptitude

Canara Bank PO Application Fee 2018

 

For SC/ST/PWD — Rs 118 [Intimation Charges only includes GST @18% ]

All Others — Rs 708 [includes GST@18%]

One year PGDBF Course Fee

Candiadtes who make it to the final list of selected candidates should go through a one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) at one of the below institutions at the specified fee.

Name of the Institute

Course Fee per Candidate

M/s Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru Campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,50,000/- to 63,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 4,13,000/-

M/s NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida Campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,00,000/- to Rs. 54,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 3,54,000/-

 

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