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Canara Bank PO Recruitment Eligibility Criteria


Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The detail of eligibility criteria wrt Educational Qualification, Age, Age Relaxation, Nationality etc are mentioned below:

Educational Qualification Criteria for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

All qualifications will be reckoned as on 01.01.2018

A Degree (Graduation) with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWBD) or equivalent grade, in any discipline from a University, recognised by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. 

Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. 

Where CGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicate the same in online application. A copy of the “Conversion Formula” notified by the University / Institute for converting Grades to Percentage, along with equivalent class must be submitted at the time of interview. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%. 

All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University / Institution / Board recognised by Government of India / approved by Government Regulatory Bodies and the final result should have been declared on or before 01.01.2018.

Age Criteria for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

For applying for Canara Bank PO, Age must be Minimum 20 years – Maximum 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1988 and not later than 01.01.1998 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: The relaxation limits are as follows:

i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates - 5 years; 

(ii) Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy layer) candidates - 3 years; 

(iii) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities - 10 years; 

(iv) All persons who are ordinarily domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during 01.01.80 to 31.12.89 - 5 years;

(v) Persons (Children / Family members of those) affected by 1984 riots – 5 years; (vi) Ex-servicemen: Commissioned Officers including those ECOs / SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years Military service and have been released on completion of assignment on or before the last date of application otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to Military service or on invalidment – 5 years.

Nationality / Citizenship Criteria for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

To apply for Canara Bank PO, A candidate must be either:

 i] a citizen of India or ii] a subject of Nepal or 

iii] a subject of Bhutan or 

iv] a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01.01.1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or v] a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia & Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or

(v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A Candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Group Discussion/Interview conducted by the Bank, but on final selection, the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India, is produced.

Other Prerequisites for Applying to Canara Bank PO 2018:

Computer Literacy: Operating & working knowledge in computer systems shall be an essential qualification, which a candidate must either possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank. 

Hindi Knowledge: The candidates shall acquire working knowledge in Hindi, if not possessed already, before completion of probationary period.

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