Canara Bank PO recruitment 2020 is held for to selected candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in Junior Grade Scale I after effective fulfilment of the specially framed Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance (PGDBF) course.

Canara Bank PGDBF: It is a one-year training course in which candidates need to undergo either at Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru campus, or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd. Greater Noida campus.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020 September 22, 2020, को Canara Bank ने सभी नवीनतम नौकरी के उद्घाटन, ऑनलाइन आवेदन करने के लिए सीधे लिंक के साथ अपडेट किया हैं। Canara Bank भर्ती 2020 के नवीनतम रिक्ति डेटा, पंजीकरण प्रक्रिया, चयन प्रक्रिया, परीक्षा शुल्क, साक्षात्कार तिथियां और अधिक जानकारी प्राप्त करें।

शैक्षिक योग्यता: सरकार द्वारा संबद्ध विश्वविद्यालय से किसी भी विषय में  60% स्नातक के न्यूनतम स्कोर के साथ (SC / ST / PWD के लिए 55%) या समकक्ष ग्रेड के साथ डिग्री |

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For admission to the course candidate will be selected via online objective test and thereafter by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The accountability of organizing the online test will be given to the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) although the other processes of selection are held by Canara Bank. Relatively, candidates of Canara Bank recruitment of candidates to the post of PO on basis of IBPS PO exam, the selection process comprise of – prelims and mains exam followed by interview.

Exam nameCanara Bank PO
Conducted byCanara Bank
Level of examNational
Category of examGraduation
Stages of examOnline exam, Group Discussion and Personnel Interview
Duration of exam2 Hours
Language of examEnglish and Hindi
Fees of ExamGeneral candidates are Rs. 708 SC/ST/PWBD is Rs. 118
Purpose of ExamProbationary Officer’s selection in the bank after completion of one-year PGDBF course in Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd or NITTE Education International  Pvt. Ltd.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020: Eligibility Criteria

The criteria of eligibility are set of rules in terms of age, educational qualification, nationality. Candidates are required to fulfill the parameters for being eligible for Canara Bank PO recruitment 2020. Eligibility criteria are given below:

Nationality:Candidates need to be a citizen of India orCitizen of Nepal or Bhutan or

A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, having purpose of settling in India.

A person who is origin of India migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan , East African countries such as Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia & Vietnam having purpose of settling permanently in India.

Candidates of such countries need to assure that Indian Government has released them certificate of eligibility.

Computer Knowledge:

Candidates should have both operating as well as computer’s working knowledge. Candidates not having the same must do the same in 6 months starting from the date of joining the bank.

Knowledge of Hindi Language:

Candidates need to have knowledge of speaking and writing in Hindi.

Age Limit: Candidates age must be between 20 to 30 years. Candidates who belong to reserved categories shall be provided reduction in the upper age limit.

Educational qualification:

Candidates need to have a degree with minimum of 60% marks and 55% for SC/ST/PWBD or a grade equivalent in any discipline.

Canara Bank Dates of PO Exam: Check Calendar given:

Canara Bank PO :DetailsCanara Bank PO 2020:DatesSalient Features
Application form releaseTo be notifiedCanara Bank PO application form will be available online.
Date of ExamTo be notifiedThe exam will be conducted online across various cities in the country.
Admit card issueTo be notifiedThe admit cards will be issued two or three weeks before the exam.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020: PO Vacancy

The details related to number of vacancies are going to be announced besides the notification. In 2018, total of 800 vacancies were declared. 


Canara Bank Salary of PO:

Selected candidates need to be allowed a pay scale of Rs, 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020. Dearness Allowance is also entitled, HRA, Leave Fare Concession, CCA, Medical Aid, etc. They will also receive conveyance, furniture, etc., based on place of their posting. 

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020 : Process of Selection

Complete process of selection of Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020 is explained below:

Fill the application form: Form shall be visible online on the official website. The fees for application for exam are Rs. 708 for candidates of general category while it is Rs118 for SC/ST/PWBD categories.

Admit card release date: The admit card will be released two to three weeks beforehand the exam. Candidates shall access form online by logging through registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. 

Online Test: Test consists of four subjects i.e., Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Question paper is going to have total of 200 questions. The test comprise of a total of 200 marks. Negative marks will be allotted for wrong answers. Candidates require to secure overall cut-off marks section-wise for qualifying the exam. Based on number of vacancies, aspirants in the ratio of 1:3 shall be called for Group Discussion and Interview.

Result Declaration: Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020 result shall be declared online for different phases. Candidates can check the result either via login or it will be made available in PDF form. 

Group Discussion and Interview:

The total marks assigned to Group Discussion and Interview are 50. The minimum marks for qualifying the test is 40% for candidates of General categories (35% for SC / ST/ OBC / PWBD candidates).

Final Selection:

The weightage given to online test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview for final selection are 50:20:30, respectively. Aspirants are certain for admission to Canara Bank PGDBF on basis of their performance in online test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020: Exam Centres

Canara Bank exam for PO is going to be held across 188 exam centres. Candidates are suggested to give liking of one exam centre along with filling the application form. The application for changing the exam centre shall not be entertained. The bank shall change or add or cancel some Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2020 exam centre for online test depending on the number of applications. The details for the exam centre is going to be stated in the admit card.

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