Canara bank is among the largest public sector banks owned by the Government of India. It is a well named and reputed bank in India. Its headquarters is based in Bengaluru. It was established at Mangalore in 1906(by Ammembal Subba Rao Pai). Every year candidates have to go through a recruitment exam of Bank PO, conducted by Canara Bank, specially designed for the bank sector. Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance, for one year course, nine months course and three months of training in Canara Bank either through NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd or Manipal Education Services Pvt ltd, Bengaluru. Canara Bank publishes various Bank Exams Recruitment of PO and other Posts having upto 800 bumper vacancies by online test (tentative)and Interviews.
|Exam Name||Canara Bank PO|
|Exam stages||Online exam, Discussion and Personal Interview|
|Exam duration||2 hours|
|Exam language||English and Hindi|
|Exam fees||General candidate are Rs. 708 SC/ST/PWBD is Rs. 118|
|Exam purpose||Selection of the Probationary Officers in the bank after completing one-year PGDBF course in Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd|
All the relevant information will be in official notification regarding the examination dates of application form link, closure of application form date and date of online written examination. As official notifications will be announced in 2021 keep a check on a regular basis.
|Release of application form||To be notified|
|Exam date||To be notified|
|Issue of admit card||To be notified|
The eligibility criteria is a basic set of guidelines in terms of age, educational qualification, nationality. Candidates should complete these parameters so that they become eligible for the exam. Eligibility of Canara Bank PO is given below:
Canara Bank PO will invite applications from young and passionate candidates who want to make a career as a banker in Canara Bank. The age of applicants must be in between 20 to 30 years.
Candidates belonging to the reserved categories have a relaxation in the upper age limit for 5 years. Further details from the table below:
|Scheduled caste / Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Backward classes||3 years|
|Persons with benchmark disabilities||10 years|
|Persons should have a legal residence in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|Ex Servicemen, commissioned Officers including Emergency commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ short service commissioned officer who have contributed at least 5 years in military service and have been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of discharge on account of misconduct or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment||5 years|
When the eligibility Criteria is completed successfully you can apply to Canara Bank PO exam online. If there is any failure in eligibility criteria his/her candidature will be cancelled. Be very careful while filling your online form Application because after the final submission of the application from no change will be allowed. For you convenience steps are follows:
Application fee should be paid right after filling the form. Without paying the fee your candidature is not completed. According to the government norms SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted for paying the application fees for Rupee 118/- including GST of 18%. It is mentioned that there would be no refunds under any circumstances. Information regarding application fee in detail, please refer to the table below:
|SC/ ST/ PWD||Rs. 118 /- ( intimation charges only includes GST)|
|All others||Rs. 708/- ( including GST)|
Canara Bank PO is a single level objective exam. The exam consists of a total of 200 marks with the time duration of two hours. Details of Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern are:
|Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
Syllabus for Canara Bank PO has 4 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Reasoning, General Awareness. In Quantitative Aptitude topics are Time and distance, Time and work, Ratio and proportion carries a good weightage. In Reasoning, topics like Seating Arrangement, puzzles and Input and Output etc. plays an important role. For General Awareness, having knowledge of current happenings is very important as it also carries good weightage in the exam. Good English language skills is also very important to score good marks in this section.
|Quantitative Aptitude||Time and work, Trigonometry, Set theory, Percentages, Relations, Algebra, Data Interpretation, Probability, Permutations and combinations, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixtures and Allegations, Average, Mensuration|
|English||Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Error spotting, Passage Making, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks|
|General Awareness||Banking and financial awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Banking terms, rates ,processes, Static GK, National Institutions, Monetary policies|
Canara Bank PO admit cards are to be released online separately for online test and Group Discussion and Interviews. Applicants can download their admit card by logging in with registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. Canara Bank PO admit card will have information related to exam and candidates personal details. The Canara Bank will not send the hard copy of admit cards to applicants by post. It’s mandatory to carry an admit card of Canara Bank PO to the exam centre along with one photo-identity proof.
Applicants must follow the given steps to download the Canara Bank PO admit card :
The admit card consists of the following details :
While appearing for the online test and group discussion and interview, candidates need to produce the following photo- identity proofs.
Latest Canara Bank PO total vacancy has to be announced in the official notification. Earlier, a total of 800 vacancies were released from the Canara Bank PO recruitment of last year. This year the official notification has to be announced. Therefore, look at the previous year detailed vacancies below :
Those candidates who are selected as a probationary officer at Canara Bank will be paid in between Rs. 36,000 – 38,000. The job profile of a probationary officer is similar to that of the other banks. Canara Bank PO is providing a special designed one year program for Post Graduate Diploma of Banking and Finance (PGDBF) after successful completion candidates will be given a designation of a PO in Canara Bank.
Exam centres are the exam cities where Canara Bank PO exams are conducted. The list of such centres are listed by the examination authorities. The online test of the Canara bank PO is expected to be conducted in 188 cities. Applicants can choose their exam centres while filing the application form. Also, Canara Bank reserves have the right to allocate the exam centres to the applicant.
Applicants must check the list of exam cities for Canara Bank PO mentioned below:
|Andaman and Nicobar Island||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram.|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Ballarpur, Raipur|
|Delhi NCR||Delhi and New Delhi|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Annand, Gandhinagar, Ahmednagar, Jamnagar, Mehran, Rajkot, Seurat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu and kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro steel city, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkanal, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri|
The Canara Bank PO result for both the online exam and final selection process that is the interview round will be published separately. The aspirants will download the result in PDF format. The aspirants will be qualified based on the rank and their category. The PDF format of the result will contain the below mentioned details:
To appear for the next level selection process and to be recruited, the candidates need to get the minimum cut off score. The cut off score will be published for online test, group discussion and for the interview round. The cut off marks of Canara Bank PO is dependent upon the below mentioned factors:
Candidates have sufficient time to prepare for Canara Bank PO 2021. It is a good option for career selection. All the exam related information is in the article for the fresh applicants thinking to apply for the Bank PO exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.