Canara Bank PO Recruitment

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Canara Bank PO Exam Highlights

Canara Bank is one of the leading sectors banks of India. It has its headquarter in Bengaluru. Every year Canara Bank  comes up with a recruitment exam of Bank PO in which candidates have to undergo a course that is specially designed for the banking sector. The course name is Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance, which is a one year course- Nine months course and three months of training in Canara bank  either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida. Both are recognized by UGC. After successful completion of the course selected candidates will be designated as probationary officers in Canara Bank.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Exam Highlights

Conducting BodyCanara Bank PO Exam Highlights
Mode of Exam Online
Phases 2
Negative Marking 1/4 marks
Time Duration 2 hours
Total No of Questions 200
Maximum Marks 200

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Exam Notification

 Canara Bank can soon announce its recruitment for PGDBF. As soon as the official notification of Canara bank release in the official website, it will be updated here with all the latest details. The official notification will consist of all the important information like examination syllabus, Examination pattern, Eligibility Criteria etc. Official notification also have exam calendar which consists of important dates related to the exam like application closure dates, date of examination etc.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Exam Pattern

The selection procedure of Canara bank PO includes an online written examination followed by Group discussion and Personal Interview. Please note that there is no descriptive test. Canara Bank PO online examination will be objective type. The subjects that are involved in it are as follows: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General English and General Banking awareness. To know about the examination pattern in detail please refer to the table below:

SubjectMedium ExaminationNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Reasoning Hindi & English 50 50 Composite Time of 2 Hours
Quantitative Aptitude Hindi & English 50 50
English Language English 50 50
General Awareness Hindi & English 50 50
Total 200 200  

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Exam Syllabus

Examination syllabus for Canara Bank PO mainly consist of four sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Reasoning, General Awareness. In Quantitative Aptitude, topics like Time and distance, Time and Work, Ratio and proportion holds a good weightage. In reasoning, topics like Seating Arrangement, Calendar, puzzles and Input and Output etc play a important role. For General Awareness, having knowledge of Current happenings is very important as it holds good weightage in the exam. Having a sound knowledge of English is also very important to score good marks in this section. To know about the Canara Bank PO syllabus please refer to the link below:

Quantitative Aptitude Time and Work, Mensuration, Average, Speed,  Distance and Time, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation, Algebra, Relations, Percentages, Set Theory,  Trigonometry, Stocks and Shares
English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the Blanks
General Awareness Monetary Policies, Banking & Financial Awareness,  Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Static GK, Financial & Economics News, Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Banking terms, rates, processes, National Institution
Reasoning Puzzles,  Seating Arrangement - Circular, Square and Linear, Data Sufficiency,  Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking,

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates

 In the official notification all relevant information related to the examination dates will be provided such as opening date of application form link, closure of application form date, date of online written examination. The detailed table of examination dates will be updated here once the official notification of the same will be released. Candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website of Canara bank to get updated with the official notification.

Canara Bank PO Exam Dates

Payment of Application Fee / Intimation Charges To be annnounced
Opening Date and closing date for on-line registration in Website To be annnounced
Download of call letter for online test (tentative) To be annnounced
Date of online test (tentative) To be annnounced

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Salary

Canara Bank PO is providing a specially designed one year program for Post Graduate Diploma of Banking and Finance (PGDBF) after successful completion of which candidates will be given a designation of Probationary Officer (PO) in Canara bank. This is a nine month course followed by a three month training provided by the Canara bank. The institute which will provide the courses will be either  Manipal Global Education Services Ltd, Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Private Limited Greater Noida Campus. During the course a stipend of ten thousand rupees will be paid for three months. A reimbursement towards the purchase of uniforms (Four thousand rupees) will be given to each candidate.

Basic Salary Rs. 15080– Rs. 24500
Dearness Allowance Rs. 8732– Rs. 10800
House Rent Allowance Rs. 8025– Rs. 9025
Medical Aid Rs. 7203 – Rs.  8320
Newspaper Rs. 275 – Rs. 300
Petrol Rs. 2500 – Rs. 3050
Pension Contribution Rs. 2250 – Rs.2525
Gross Salary Rs. 25123 – Rs. 35250

Canara Bank PO Job Profile

Canara Bank has released the official notification for Probationary Officer (Preliminary and Main) for the Bank. As per notification, there are 800 vacancies in total for the post of Probationary Officers. The Canara PO examination has scheduled on the months of October and November. As the exam is nearly months away, it is time for the candidates to start the preparation.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Vacancy

 After the successful completion of one year course offered by Canara bank, selected candidates will be designated as probationary officer/ junior management Scale I. Last year Canara Bank released around 800 vacancies for admission in PGDBF course and a similar amount of vacancies are expected to be released for this year too. Clear picture for vacancies will be out once the official notification releases. Given below is the vacancy for previous year.

404 216 120 60 8 8 8 8 800

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