About Canara Bank PO 2019

Canara Bank conducts Canara Bank PO recruitment for admission to one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) after which candidates are appointed as Probationary Officers in branches of the bank. The aspirants can fill its application form in online mode on Canara Bank's official website. Before applying for the Canara Bank PO recruitment candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Registered candidates have to appear in an online test which is held in about 189 cities across the country. The exam comprises 200 objective type questions carrying 200 marks. Selected candidates are then called for Group Discussion and Interview based on the 1:3 ratio (for each post 3 candidates) depending upon the vacancies. The shortlisted candidates in Canara Bank PO exam are required to submit self-attested copies of all the documents pertaining to Age, Qualification, Experience, Caste, etc. at the time of Group Discussion/Personal Interview. Candidates who qualify this stage of the recruitment process are eligible to undergo the PGDBF course. On successful completion of the course, candidates will be selected to join the bank as Probationary Officer in JMGS-I.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Canara Bank
Duration 2 Hours

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Canara Bank PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria of Canara Bank PO has been prescribed by the Canara Bank. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria regarding nationality/citizenship, age, educational  qualification, computer basics, Hindi language knowledge details below:

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria - Nationality / Citizenship:

  • A candidate must be either a citizen of India or Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India or 

  • 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 above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. 

  • Candidates must produce a necessary certificate of their eligibility at the time of appointment as a Probationary Officer.

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria – Age Limit

The age limit to apply for Canara Bank PO have to fulfil the age limit as given below:

  • Candidates must have to be between 20 to 30 years 

  • A candidate must have been born not earlier than October 2, 1988, and not later than October 1, 1998 (both days inclusive)

 Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria  - Educational Qualification

Candidates must a graduation degree 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

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria - Computer Literacy

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

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria -  Hindi Knowledge

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

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria – Age Relaxation

  • Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates - 5 years

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

  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities - 10 years

  • Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the 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 Officers (SSCOs)  - 5 years

Canara Bank PO 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Canara Bank PO Application Form 

The application form of Canara Bank PO is available online. Before applying candidates must ensure to keep ready the following particulars:

    • Scanned photograph

    • Scanned signature

    • Active personal email ID and mobile number

Steps to fill Canara Bank PO Application Form:

    • Canara Bank PO Registration

    • Fill all the personal details

    • Uploading of photograph and signature

    • Payment of Canara Bank PO application fees

    • Printout of the application form 

Application modes: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking 

Guidelines for Photograph and Signature

Guidelines for scanning of photograph and signature:

Photograph Image:

  • Applicants should upload their recent passport size photograph, clicked against a light-coloured, (preferably white) background

  • Size of file should be between 20 kb–50 kb

  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)

  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, the sun should be behind the applicant, or he/she should get clicked in the shade so that they are not squinting and there are no harsh shadow

  • If flash has to be used while clicking the pictures, ensure there is no ‘red-eye’

  • If the applicants wear glasses he/she should ensure that there is no reflection and his/her eyes are clearly visible

  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover the face of the applicant

 Signature Image:

  • Applicants should sign with a black pen on a white paper

  • The signature must be done by the applicant and not by any other person

  • The applicant’s signature obtained on the admission letter and attendance sheet at the time of the examination should match with the uploaded signature.

  • In case of a mismatch, the candidate may be disqualified

  • The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.

  • If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Call Letter, the applicant will be disqualified.

  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

  • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb

  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 708
SC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 118
General, OBC, SC, ST PWD Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 118

Canara Bank PO 2019 Syllabus

Reasoning
Quantitative aptitude
English language
General awareness

Canara Bank PO 2019 Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern

  • The exam pattern of Canara Bank PO is prescribed by the Canara Bank. 

  • The online test will carry 200 objective type questions

  • Each correct answer will carry 1 mark. There will be negative marking of 0.25 mark for wrong answers. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. 

The Canara Bank PO exam pattern is mentioned below in the table:

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks 

Duration

Reasoning

50

50




2 hours

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English Language

50

50

General Awareness

50

50

Total

200

200


The total marks allotted for Group Discussion and for Interview are 50 each. 

Canara Bank PO 2019 Admit Card

The admit card of Canara Bank PO is released for Online Test and Interview/Group Discussion. Candidates can download the admit card of Canara Bank PO till February 10. To download Canara Bank PO admit card, candidates must enter registration number and password/date of birth. Only those candidates who have applied for the exam successfully are issued Canara Bank PO admit card. It is essential that the candidates carry the admit cards to the exam venue. Details such as exam centre, date and time of the exam, candidate’s personal details, etc. are mentioned in Canara Bank PO admit card. Before downloading the admit card of Canara Bank PO, candidates must make sure that all the information is correct. Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the Canara Bank PO for examination will not be permitted to appear in the test.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chirala
Chittoor
Eluru
Guntur
Kadapa
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Rajahmundry
Srikakulam
Tirupati
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh
Jorhat
Silchar
Tezpur
Bihar Arrah
Aurangabad
Bhagalpur
Darbhanga
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Gujarat Vadodara
Ahmedabad
Anand
Gandhinagar
Himmatnagar
Jamnagar
Mehsana
Rajkot
Surat
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar
Bilaspur
Raipur
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Panaji
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
Dhanbad
Hazaribagh
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bidar
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Hassan
Hubli
Mandya
Mangalore
Mysore
Shimoga
Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha
Kannur
Kochi
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Ujjain
Maharashtra Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Ratnagiri
Solapur
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Balasore
Berhampur
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Fatehgarh Sahib
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Pathankot
Patiala
Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer
Alwar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Udaipur
Sikkim Bardang
Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Erode
Madurai
Nagercoil
Salem
Thanjavur
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli
Vellore
Virudhunagar
Telangana Hyderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Warangal (Urban)
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Banda
Faizabad
Ghaziabad
Gonda
Gorakhpur
Jhansi
Kanpur
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Muzzafarpur
Noida
Greater Noida
Sitapur
Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol
Durgapur
Kolkata
Hooghly
Kalyani
Siliguri

Documents Required at Exam

  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voters Card
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazzetted Officer
  • Bank Pass Book with Photograph
  • People’s Representative along with a photograph
  • Identity Card issued by a recognized college/university
  • Aadhaar / E-aadhar card with a photograph
  • Employee ID for verification
  • Canara Bank PO 2019 Admit Card

Canara Bank PO 2019 Result

The result of Canara Bank PO is declared for Online Test and Interview round separately. Candidates have to download their result of Canara Bank PO in online mode. Candidates have to score the minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as a total score to get selected for the next stage of the recruitment process. In order to qualify Canara Bank PO online test, candidates have 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. The final merit list for selection is released on the basis of performance in Online Test, Group Discussion and Interview. If two or more candidates have obtained the same score, merit order is decided as per date of birth (the candidate senior in age is placed before/above the candidate junior in age). The weightage for online test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview are in the ratio of 50:20:30.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Cutoff

Canara Bank PO Cutoff 

  • Canara Bank PO Cutoff for the Online test is released by the Bank along with the result. 

  • Candidates have to secure subject-wise and overall score to be  considered for Group Discussion and Interview

  • The minimum qualifying marks in Group Discussion and Personal Interview are 40% for General and 35% for SC / ST/ OBC / PWBD candidates.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Selection Process

Canara Bank PO Selection Process

Canara Bank will select candidates through a selection process consisting of an online test followed by Interview/ Group Discussion (GD). 

Online Test: There are 200 objective type questions. Candidates have to obtain more than or equal to the minimum qualifying cut off marks in each subject to be eligible for the GD/PI. 

Interview/Group Discussion – Candidates who have qualified in the objective test are selected for the PI/GD on the basis of the merit list prepared by the authority in the order of ranks obtained in the Canara Bank PO online test and cut-off marks. The cutoff marks are decided by Canara Bank on the basis of the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the number of vacancies, etc. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of the performance in the online test and Interview/GD. The minimum qualifying marks in Group Discussion and Personal Interview must be equal to or more than 40% for General Candidates and 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Printout of online Canara Bank PO 2018 application
  • age relaxation under “Persons affected by 1984 riots” must produce a certificate from the District Magistrate to the effect that they are eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package for 1984 Riot Affected Persons sanctioned by the Govt.
  • Printout of Group Discussion and Interview Call Letter
  • Proof of Date of Birth along with proof of certificate for applicable age relaxation
  • Certificates and Mark lists of SSC / SSLC / X Std., 10+2 / PUC / Intermediate, Graduation, Post Graduation etc. Proper document from Board/ University for having declared the result of Graduation on or before 01.10.2018 has to be submitted
  • Caste Certificate issued by competent authority, strictly in the prescribed format, in case of SC/ST/OBC category candidates & Disability Certificate, in case of PWBD candidates
  • An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the Service or Discharge Book along with pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the time of interview
  • Persons eligible for age relaxation under “Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989” must produce the domicile certificate
  • Persons eligible for age relaxation under “Persons affected by 1984 riots” must produce a certificate from the District Magistrate
  • Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalized Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate”
  • Experience Certificate, if any
  • Photo Identity proof or Any other relevant documents in support of candidature

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