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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria


  • Candidates should be a citizen of India or
  • Citizen of Nepal or Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India
  • A person of Indian birth in India who has relocated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, and East African countries like Ethiopia Kenya, Malawi, United Republic Of Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Zaire, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Candidates must make sure that the Indian Government has issued them an eligibility certificate.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should have a degree with a minimum of 60% marks and 55% for SC /ST /PWD or equivalent grades in any discipline.
  • Candidates must have knowledge of both operating and working on a computer. Candidates who do not have the same should do the same within 6 months from the date of joining the bank
  • Applicants must know how to speak and write in Hindi

Age limit:

Canara Bank PO will invite applications from young and passionate candidates who want to make a career as a banker in Canara Bank. The age of applicants must be in between 20 to 30 years.

Age Relaxation:

Candidates belonging to the reserved categories have a relaxation in the upper age limit for 5 years. Further details from the table below:

Category Age relaxation
Scheduled caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward classes 3 years
Persons with benchmark disabilities 10 years
Persons should have a legal residence in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Ex Servicemen, commissioned Officers including Emergency commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ short service commissioned officer who have contributed at least 5 years in military service and have been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of discharge on account of misconduct or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment 5 years
Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO is a single level objective exam. The exam consists of a total of 200 marks with the time duration of two hours. Details of Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern are:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning 50 50
English 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200

Syllabus for Canara Bank PO has 4 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Reasoning, General Awareness. In Quantitative Aptitude topics are Time and distance, Time and work, Ratio and proportion carries a good weightage. In Reasoning, topics like Seating Arrangement, puzzles and Input and Output etc. plays an important role. For General Awareness, having knowledge of current happenings is very important as it also carries good weightage in the exam. Good English language skills is also very important to score good marks in this section.

Quantitative Aptitude Time and work, Trigonometry, Set theory, Percentages, Relations, Algebra, Data Interpretation, Probability, Permutations and combinations, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixtures and Allegations, Average, Mensuration
English Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Error spotting, Passage Making, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
General Awareness Banking and financial awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Banking terms, rates ,processes, Static GK, National Institutions, Monetary policies

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