Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2019 : Notification, Eligibility, Apply Online

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2019 : Notification, Eligibility, Apply Online

Canara Bank, a leading public sector bank has released the official notification 2018-19 for the recruitment of Probationary officer (PO) in Junior Management Grade Scale-I after successful completion of PGDBF (Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance) course either through one of institutes, which are recognized by UGC. Canara Bank has released a total of 800 vacancies to fill for PO recruitment.

Candidates can view the official notification and apply online now. Online link has already been activated for filling the application form.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018-19 : Important Dates

Event Date
Start Date of Online Registration 23 Oct 2018
Close Date of Online Registration 13 Oct 2018
Start Date to download of call letter for online objective test 5th Dec 2018
Online Test Date (Tentative) 23 Dec 2018

Canara Bank PO PGDBF Vacancies

Canara bank has released 800 vacancies this year for PO posts.

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria

Canara bank has some eligibility criteria to select the candidates finally through the procedure for Probationary Officer (PO).

Canara Bank PO Educational Qualification

Must have 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.  Result should be declared on or before 1st Oct 2018.

Canara Bank PO Age Limit

On 1st Oct, 2018, a candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd Oct, 1988 and not later than 1st Oct, 1998 (both days inclusive).

Age Limit Years
Minimum 20
Maximum 30

Canara Bank PO Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5  Yrs
OBC (Non-Creamy layer) 3 Yrs
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities 10 Yrs
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu &
Kashmir during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989
5 Yrs
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Yrs
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have
rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.
5 Yrs

Canara Bank PO Salary and Emoluments

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

Scale Salary & Emoluments
JMGS-I Rs.` 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

Canara Bank PO Nationality/ Citizenship

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.

Canara Bank PO 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.

Canara Bank PO Hindi Language

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

Canara Bank PO Application Fee

Application fee and intimation charges for Canara Bank PO posts are non-refundable. Candidates can pay the application fee after the application details filling through debit/ credit card or internet banking or challan.

Category Fees
SC/ST/ PWBD Rs. 118 [Intimation Charges only includes GST @18%]
Others Rs. 708/- [includes GST @18%]

Canara Bank PO Selection Procedure

Selection process for Canara Bank PO consists of three rounds (i) online objective test followed by (ii) Group Discussion and (iii)Interview.

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO Online Objective Test will be conducted through IBPS, Mumbai. The online objective exam/ test pattern will be as shown below.

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern

Point-1. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test.

Point-2. 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.

Point-3. Bank reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through Bank’s website.

Point-4. Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the Call Letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination.

Point-5. Depending on the number of vacancies, such of those candidates who rank sufficiently high in the order of merit in the online test as per the cut-off marks decided by the Bank will only be called in 1:3 ratio (for each post 3 candidates)
for Group Discussion and Interview.

Point-6. The total marks allotted for Group Discussion and for Interview are 50 each. The minimum qualifying marks in Group Discussion and Personal Interview will not be less than 40% for General Candidates (35% for SC / ST/ OBC / PWBD candidates).

Canara Bank PO Negative Marking

There will be 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.

The weightage for online test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview shall be in the ratio of 50:20:30 respectively. The final merit list for selection will be on the basis of performance in Online Test, Group Discussion and Interview.

Canara Bank PO Probationary Period

On successful completion of PGDBF course, candidates joining the Bank as Probationary Officer in JMGS-I will be on probation for a period of one year from the date of joining the Bank.

Canara Bank PO Clerk Biometric Mismatch Problem

It has been decided to capture the biometric data (right thumb impression or otherwise) of the candidates on the day of the Online Test.
The biometric data of candidates will be verified at the end of the online test, on the day of the interview if shortlisted, at the time of joining if provisionally selected and at any point of time as decided by the Bank. Decision of the Biometric data verification authority with regard to its status (matched or mismatched) shall be final and binding upon the candidates.

Candidates are requested to take care of the following points in order to ensure smooth process:
If fingers are coated (stamped ink / mehendi / coloured etc), ensure to thoroughly wash them so that coating is completely removed before the Online Test / Interview.
If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the finger print (biometric) is captured.
Ensure fingers of both hands are dry. If fingers are moist, wipe each finger to dry them.
If the primary finger (right thumb) to be captured is injured / damaged, immediately notify the concerned authority in the test centre. In such cases impression of other fingers, toes etc may be captured.

How to Apply Canara Bank PO Online Application Form

The eligible candidates are required to apply ON-LINE through Bank’s website The link for registration of application will be open in our website on the dates indicated at the top of this advertisement.

1). All applicants should have a valid personal e-mail ID.

2). Candidates are required to visit the Bank’s website : click on the link “RP–1/2018 – Recruitment of Probationary Officers in JMGS-I on completion of specially designed PGDBF Course”.

3). Candidates are required to upload their photograph (200 x 230 pixels & 20kb–50 kb ) and signature (140 x 60 pixels & 10kb – 20kb).Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.

4). Candidates while filling their on-line application, the name of the candidate and his / her father / husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates / mark sheets.

5). The candidates name in the online application should be as it appears in SSC/SSLC/X Standard Marks Card.

6). Candidates should fill all the fields in the on-line application. Candidates are advised to give their preference of online test centre.

7). Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.

8). A candidate should submit only one application. In case of multiple applications only the latest valid completed application will be retained and the application fee / intimation charges paid for the other multiple registration(s) will stand forfeited.

9). Finally pay the payment through online mode or challan and keep the  print out of online application registration number and password safe for further reference.

Canara Bank PO Document Verification

Candidates will have to submit the print out of application along with other documents / certificates as mentioned below:

i). Print-out of on-line application

ii). Print-out of Group Discussion and Interview Call Letter

iii). Proof of Date of Birth along with proof of certificate for applicable age relaxation, if any

iv). Certificates and Mark lists of SSC / SSLC / X Std., 10+2 / PUC / Intermediate, Graduation, Post Graduation etc

v). Caste Certificate in case of SC/ST/OBC category candidates & Disability Certificate, in case of PWBD candidates

vi). 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.

vii). Persons eligible for age relaxation – J & K domicile, 1984 riot certificate

viii). Experience Certificate, if any

ix). Photo Identity proof

x). Any other relevant documents in support of candidature.

Canara Bank PO PGDBF Course Fees

Institute Name Course fee per candidate
Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru campus Course Fee – 350000.00 + applicable Taxes (presently GST @ 18% : 63000.00) Total Course Fee: ` 413000.00
NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida campus Course Fee – 300000.00 + applicable Taxes (presently GST @ 18% : 54000.00) Total Course Fee: ` 354000.00

Finally selected candidate is eligible for admission to the said course at any of the selected Institutes based on merit cum preference.

Canara Bank PO Notification 2019 PDF

Candidates can download the Canara Bank PO notification by clicking on below link.

Canara Bank PO Official Notification PDF

All the best for your upcoming exam!

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