Canara Bank is one of the largest Indian government-owned banks headquartered in Bengaluru. The bank is inviting applications from eligible graduates towards Probationary Officers posts across the 3600 branches of Canara bank. For the Canara Bank PO selection process, the bank had two different processes, through the IBPS Common Written Examination and based on the candidate’s performance in the Post Graduate banking programme. The selected candidates thus join the Canara Bank as the Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.
Canara Bank PO Selection Process 2021
Canara Bank has invited applications from graduates across India towards the Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I. For these election process, the bank will rely on two sets of the selection process, one is through the IBPS PO 2021 scorecards. The second and more efficient way to kickstart your banking career with Canara bank is by joining the year-long Post-Graduate Banking Diploma programme sponsored by the bank.
Required Qualifications for Canara Bank PO 2021
- Age Limit: Candidates age shall be between 20 years and 30 years. Upper age relaxations according to government norms are applicable.
- Education Qualification: Candidates should have completed Graduation with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWBD) or equivalent grade, in any discipline from any UGC recognized University or its equivalent.
- Other Qualifications: Operating and 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. The candidates shall acquire a working knowledge of Hindi, if not possessed already, before completion of the probationary period.
Canara Bank PO Selection Process 2021
Apart from the common written examination conducted by the IBPS for the selection process, one can choose to appear for the entrance tests conducted by the bank and joins their PG Diploma programme. The bank will then hires the successful candidates from this programme for their service. Bank has tie-up with two institutions to conduct the one-year training course and they are:
- NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida
- Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru
Both of the institutes are recognized by UGC.
The exam pattern for the entrance test for the Canara Bank PO recruitment through the Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) programme is:
|Subject||Exam Medium||Number of
|Reasoning||English & Hindi||50||50||2 Hours|
|Quantitative Aptitude||English & Hindi||50||50|
|General Awareness||English & Hindi||50||50|
The exam will conduct across India in various centres:
|Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Ballarpur, Raipur|
|Delhi NCR||Delhi and New Delhi|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Annand, Gandhinagar, Ahmednagar, Jamnagar, Mehran, Rajkot, Seurat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro steel city, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Trissur|
|Karnataka||Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkanal, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri|
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