800 Vacancies Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Out Apply Now and Check Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 

Canara Bank has released notification for recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in Junior Management Grade Scale-I on successful completion of PGDBF Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF)  Course, candidates will be hired as Probationary Officers in junior management grade scale-I. Finally selected candidates are eligible for admission at any of the selected institutes based on merit cum preference. All eligible candidates can fill up Canara bank PO form This year Canara Bank has announced a vacancy of 800 posts. The Online Registration for Probationary Officer will start from 23 October 2018 and the last date for applying this post is 13 November 2018.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Notification details :
Exam Conducting Body IBPS
Post Probationary Officers (PO)
Total number of Vacancies 800
Apply mood Online
Exam mood Online
Official Website


Canara Bank PO Recruitment Exam Dates 2018

Events Dates
Start Date of Online Application 23rd Oct 2018
Last Date of Online Application 13th Nov 2018
Online Payment 23rd Oct 2018 to 13th Nov 2018
Date of Downloading Admit Card 5th Dec 2018 onwards
Tentative Date of Online Test 23rd Dec 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have Graduation Degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 60% marks for General/OBC & 55% for SC/ST/PWBD) from a University recognised by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.   

Age Limit (as on 1st Oct 2018)

      • Minimum age - 20 years

      • Maximum age - 30 years

Age Relaxation

      •  SC/ST - 5 Years

      •  PWD - 10 years

      •  Ex-servicemen - 5 years

Computer Literacy

  • Candidates should have the operating & working knowledge in computer systems, which you must either possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.

Hindi Knowledge

  • Candidates should acquire a working knowledge of Hindi, if not possessed already, you should acquire it before the completion of the probationary period.

Application fee

      •   SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 118/-

      •   All Others – Rs. 708/-​​​​​​


Category Number of Students Intake
General 404
OBC 216
ST 60
SC 120
Total 800

This year, A total of 800 candidates will be selected for this post.

Marks and Exam Pattern

Canara Bank Selection Process 2018

Canara Bank selection process for the Probationary Officers (PO) exam 2018 consists of 3 selection phases as follows:

  1. Online Objective Test
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Personal Interview

Canara Bank Exam Pattern 2018

Online Objective Test

Subject No. of Qs Marks Time
Reasoning 50 50

Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200 2 Hours
  • 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 the 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 medium of Exam will be English & Hindi


Group Discussion (GD) & Interview

Test Marks
Group Discussion & Interview. 50
  • After qualifying the Online Test, you will have to appear for Group Discussion.
  • For each post, the candidates will be called in 1:3 ratio 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.


Qualifying Percentage

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentage
General 35 %
  • The weightage of the scores obtained in Online Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview shall be in the ratio of 50:20:30 respectively.
  • In case you fail to score the marks in this ratio given above, you won’t be eligible for this selection process any further.

Course Fee of Canara Bank PO 2018

Name of the Institue

Course Fee per Candidate
Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru Campus

Course Fee - Rs 350000.00 + applicable taxes (presently GST @18 % : 63000.00)

Total Course Fee - 413000.00

NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida Campus

Course Fee - Rs 300000.00 + applicable taxes (presently GST @18 % : 54000.00)

Total Course Fee - 354000.00


How to Apply?

Canara Bank PO Recruitment - Apply Online

The Candidates need to apply for Canara Bank PO 2018 through Online mood.  The Process of Online Application has started from 23rd Oct to 13th Nov 2018. So Eligible Candidates can apply online through the link given below.

  1. Click on the Link given here Apply Online (Click here)
  2. Enter all the required information in the space provided.
  3. Upload your scanned photograph ( 20kb–50 kb) & signature ( 10kb – 20kb).
  4. Also, enter your additional details like educational qualifications & Personal details.
  5. Select the preferred Online Test Centre. (Check the list of Online Test Centres in Official Recruitment Notification.)
  6. Click on the preview and check if all the information you filled is correct.
  7. Take print out of the form for future reference.
  8. Click on Final Submit Button
  9. After submitting the form, you will be directed to Payment.
  10. You need to pay the Application fee online using a Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking / Cash Cards / Wallets or other online payment methods.
  11. Do not forget to take a printout of e-receipt for future reference.


  1. Alternatively, Go to the Official Website( of Canara Bank.
  2. Click on Careers at the top right corner of Home Page.
  3. Now, click on Recruitment.
  4. On next page, Click on the link "RP-1/2018 - Recruitment of Probationary Officers in JMGS-I on completion of specially designed PGDBF Course [NEW]"
  5. On next page, click on "Click here to apply Online"
  6. Then Follow step 2 to 11 carefully which mention above.

Salary & Pay Scale for Probationary Officer

Pay Scale –  23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

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