Canara Bank PO 2018

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About Canara Bank PO

Canara Bank PO exam is a multiple-stage exam conducted by Canara Bank to recruit Probationary Officers. This is a common exam to recruit Probationary Officers in various branches of Canara Bank across the nation. As part of the recruitment process, Canara Bank has invited individuals for admissions to the specially designed one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF). Once you successfully complete the course, you become a Canara Bank Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Application Process

You can apply for Canara Bank PO Exam through Online mode only. To apply for Canara Bank PO exam, follow these steps & finish your Canara Bank online registration by following the below-mentioned steps:

  1. You can register through Canara Bank’s official website.

  2. Note that you have to pay the Application fee online using a Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets or other online payment methods.

  3. Just make sure you use a valid email ID, which you have to keep active until the final declaration of results.

  4. You should keep a scanned photograph and signature ready as per requirements mentioned in the official notification. You will have to upload these.

  5. Submit the Application Form.

  6. Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

By following these above steps, you will submit your Canara Bank online Form successfully.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Canara Bank selection process for the PO 2018 exam consists of 3 stages, which are:

  1. Online Objective Test

  2. Group Discussion

  3. Interview

Online Objective Test

  • This test will be conducted by IBPS, Mumbai.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

  • There will be minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as Total Score. You need to obtain a minimum score in each subject and also a minimum total score as decided by the exam conducting body to be considered for Group Discussion and Interview.

The exam pattern for Online Objective Test is given in the table is mentioned below:



Medium of Exam

No. of Qs




English & Hindi



2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude

English & Hindi







General Awareness

English & Hindi






Group Discussion (GD) & Interview

  • Once you qualify the Online Test, you will have to appear for Group Discussion.

  • For each post 3 candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Interview.

  • The GD & Interview will be of 50 marks.

  • The candidates who will qualify the GD & Interview will be selected in the final merit list.


Minimum Qualifying Percentage


40 %


35 %

Get detailed section-wise topic list for Canara Bank PO Online Exam 2018. Look for your weak areas and prepare accordingly.




General Awareness

Arrangements & Pattern

Coding Decoding




Machine Input Output

Data Sufficiency

Blood Relations

Decision Making & Verbal Reasoning

Linear Seating Arrangements

Circular Seating Arrangements


Double Line Up

Order & Ranking


Number Series

Number System


Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency



Ratio & Proportion



Profit & Loss

Speed Distance & Time


Mixture Allegations

Time & Work

Reading Comprehension

Phrase Replacement

Para Jumbles

Cloze Test

Error Spotting

Fill in the Blanks

Phase Idiom Meaning

One Word Substitution

Financial/Banking Awareness

Current Affairs

Static GK

Canara Bank PO Salary Structure

After getting recruited, you will be getting a Pay Scale of Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020. Moreover, this will increase during your career path in the Bank.

Institute Course Fee for Canara Bank PO 2018

The fee for one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) is described below:

Name of the Institute

Course Fee per Candidate

M/s Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,50,000/- to 63,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 4,13,000/-

M/s NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Mangaluru campus

Course Fee: Rs. 3,00,000/- to Rs. 54,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 3,54,000/-

You Can Find Other Details for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 of PO here >> Official Canara Bank Notification PO 2018

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