Canara Bank PO Exam

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6th March 2019

Canara Bank PO Result 2018

Canara Bank has released the final result of Online Exam for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). Candidates can check their Canara Bank PO Result from the list given below. The final list of selected candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in Canara Bank PGDBF course is given below.

Check Canara Bank PO Result


24th JN 2019

Canara Bank PO Interview Call Letter Out

Canara Bank has released the interview call letter. The shortlisted candidates can download IBPS SO Interview Call Letter from the section below. Enter your Registration No./ Roll No. with Password/ DOB and click on Link below:

Click Here to download Canara Bank PO Interview Call Letter



18th Jan 2019

Canara Bank PO Interview schedule

Canara Bank has released the list of candidate who has come out successful in the online test. The process of Group Discussion and Interview will commence from 04th February 2019. The link for downloading Call letters for Group Discussion and Interview will be made available on the official website shortly.

Click Here to download the list of shortlisted candidates


14th Jan 2019

Canara Bank PO Result 2018 Declared

Canara Bank has declared the final result for the recruitment of Probationary Officer. The exam was conducted on 23rd Dec 2018 followed by Personal Interviews. Click on the link below to view the result of selected candidates.

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4th December 2018

Canara Bank PO Admit Card Released!!

Canara Bank released the call letters for the post of Probationary Officers. The examination will be held on 23rd December 2018. Click on the below-given link to download the admit card

Click here to download Canara Bank PO Admit card 2018


26th October 2018

Canara Bank PO 2018 Recruitment: Complete Information

Recently Canara Bank has released the notification for the recruitment of probationary officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-I on successful completion of PGDBF (Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance) Course.

Click here to download Canara Bank PO official notification 2018

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About Exam

Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bangalore and pan India presence with over 3680 branches, Recently Canara Bank has released the notification for the recruitment of probationary officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-I on successful completion of PGDBF (Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance) Course.

Exam Dates/Notifications

  • Starting Date to Apply Online & Payment of Application Fee: 23-10-2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of Application Fee: 13-11-2018
  • Tentative Download of call letter for online test: After 05-12-2018
  • Tentative Date of online test: 23-12-2018

Application Process

Interested candidates can apply online by submitting the application fee through the official portal

SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 118/-
All Others – Rs. 708/-

The application procedure is fairly simple. You need to enter all the basic details regarding personal info, educational qualification and submit your fee online. Follow these simple steps:

  • Click on the following direct link to access the application website.
  • Click on the button stating ‘Click here for New Registration’.
  • Fulfill the registration process.
  • Login with the credentials generated in the registration and fulfill the remainder application process.
  • Take a printout of the submitted application for future reference.


This year Canara Bank has released a total of 800 vacancies for PO Recruitment.

Selection Process

Selection will be based on an Online test, group discussion followed by a personal interview

Eligibility Criteria

There are a certain set of rules and basic criteria which every candidate has to fulfill in order to apply for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018.

Age Limit

Age (As on 01.10.2018)

Minimum 20 years – Maximum 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.10.1988 and not later than 01.10.1998 (both days inclusive)


Educational Qualification

Education Qualification

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


Canara Bank PO Syllabus

Since there is a predefined time slot for each section, you need to be well informed regarding all the topics specific to each section of IBPS PO. We have mentioned the entire Canara Bank PO syllabus in a constructive format.

Canara Bank PO Reasoning Syllabus

This section will consist of questions based on Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning from following topics:

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument and Cause & Effect)

Canara Bank PO English Language Syllabus

This section will consist of questions on basic understanding of English Language from the following topics:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Double fillers/ Sentence/ Multiple Sentence fillers
  • Sentence Correction/ Improvement
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Odd one out cum para jumbles
  • Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph 1, 2, 3..., Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).

Canara Bank PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

This section will consist of questions based on numerical ability from the following topics:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Problems
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Problems on Boats and Stream,
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Allegation

Canara Bank PO General Awareness

This Section will consist of questions based on General and Financial Awareness from the following topics:

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern

Subject Medium of Exam No. of Qs Marks Time
Reasoning English & Hindi 50 50 2 Hours
Quantitative Aptitude English & Hindi 50 50
English English 50 50
General Awareness English & Hindi 50 50
   Total 200 200

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

NOTE: Bank will decide the minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as Total Score. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each subject and also a minimum total score as decided by Bank to be considered for Group Discussion and Interview.

Job Profile

The post of a probationary officer is the most popular choice for all of the bank aspirants. The job offers high career growth and prospects for a bright future in banking. Typically, a bank PO undergoes a 2 year probation period or training and then gets the post of Assistant Manager on joining a branch. During this period, officers are assigned various responsibilities and roles such as:

Providing Service to Customers: In many branches of public sector banks, a probationary officer will be asked to assist customers in various services such as opening new bank accounts, handling cash receipts, depositing money etc. The responsibility of issuing ATM cards, chequebooks, Demand Drafts etc. is also assigned to probationary officers.

Expanding Business: As an IBPS PO, you need to interact with customers directly. During this process, you need to promote various products and services of the bank and its partners such as fixed deposits, mutual funds, insurance policies etc.

Handling Cash and Customer Complaints: You may be required to perform clerical work or activities related to the bank. You should be able to control the ATM activities as well. Another responsibility of IPBS PO job profile is to work as public relations officer and handling customer complaints. You will have to address various customer related issues such as rectification of undue charges, discrepancies in accounts etc.

Reporting Verification: As a probationary officer, you will be assigned to generate reports which may include deposits, withdrawals, ledger balances etc. You will have to manually verify each transaction and record the changes found.

Communication: It is important that a PO should be aware of the latest developments of the bank. You will have to send official letters and e-mails to other departments and ensure a free flow of communication.



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