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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CANARA BANK SO EXAM
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online
  • Exam Duration
    120 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    www.canarabank.com
  • Total Marks
    200
  • Total No. of Questions
    150
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    November 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    November 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    January 2023
  • Exam Date
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Canara Bank Age Limit

The following is the age limit required to apply for the positions as of October 2022:

Scale Age Limit
Minimum Maximum
JMGS I 20 30
MMGS II 22 35
MMGS III 25 38

Canara Bank Age Relaxation

Candidates can also view the age relaxation table given below:

Category Relaxation
SC/ST Candidates 5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy layer) candidates 3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities 10 years
Persons affected by the 1984 riots 5 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years

Canara Bank Educational Qualifications

Canara Bank has specified the educational qualifications required for various disciplines and positions. The following are the necessary details for Educational Qualification and Work Experience.

Name of the Post Scale Educational Qualification Work Experience
Backup Administrator I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech or M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology or Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Computer Technology and Science or Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology or Information Engineering and Science, MCA or Electronics and Communication Engineering or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with work experience and valid OEM certificates will be preferred.
Extract, Transform and Load(ETL) Specialist I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with experience in PL/SQL scripts and ETL tools such as Informatica, SAS DI, ODI, SSIS, and others will be preferred.
BI Specialist I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience in BI tools (e.g., OBIEE, SAP BO, Power BI, Tableau) will be preferred.
Antivirus Administrator I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience and valid OEM Certification will be given preference.
Network administrator I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience will be preferred.
Database administrator I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience in Oracle 11g and above as DBAs and PL/SQL Scripts will be preferred.
Developer/ Programmers I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience will be preferred.
System Administrator I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class. Candidates with relevant work experience will be preferred.
SOC Analyst I Candidates must have a B.E. or B. Tech, or an M.E. or M. Tech in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, and Science, Computer Science and Engineering, MCA, or Electronics and Communication Engineering, or an equivalent grade or First Class.
  • Candidates with SOC operations experience as analysts will be given preference.
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation skills, and managerial skills are preferable.
Manager - Law II Candidates must be a graduate with a degree in law or a law graduate who has completed a five-year integrated course from a university recognized by the Government of India. Minimum of 3 years – I Active experience as a practicing advocate AND/OR ii) Experience as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a Scheduled Commercial Bank/State or Central Government/PSU The aforementioned experience should have occurred after enrolment as an advocate with the Bar Council.
Cost accountant II Candidates must pass the final examination of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Candidates must have two years of relevant work experience.
Chartered Accountant II Chartered Accountant candidates are required.
  • Candidates must have two years of experience working as a Chartered Accountant in a bank, NBFC, FI, or credit rating agency.
  • Post-qualification experience in high-value credit, credit proposal appraisal or assessment for medium or large corporations, capital planning and raising activities A quarterly review or analysis of capital structure, as well as the preparation of the bank's financial statements, will be preferred.
  • Skills in balance sheet analysis, credit proposal appraisal or assessment, credit monitoring, preparation of bank's financial statements, capital planning and raising activities, bank's Ind AS proforma preparation, account or finance, or tax matters (direct and indirect) are preferred.
Manager - Finance II The candidates with Two years full-time MBA (Finance) or, Two years full-time MMS (Finance) or, Two years full-time Post-Graduate Diploma with specialization in Finance with a minimum 60% marks or Equivalent Grade or First Class are needed. Post-qualification experience in high-value credit, credit proposal appraisal or assessment for medium or large corporations, capital planning and raising activities A quarterly review or analysis of capital structure, as well as the preparation of the bank's financial statements, will be preferred.
Skills in balance sheet analysis, credit proposal appraisal or assessment, credit monitoring, preparation of bank's financial statements, capital planning and raising activities, bank's Ind AS proforma preparation, account or finance, or tax matters (direct and indirect) are preferred.
Candidates must have two years of experience working in a bank, NBFC, FI, or credit rating agency.
Their post-qualification experience in high-value credit, appraisal, or credit assessment

Nationality

The candidate must be one of the following:

  • An Indian national
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962.
  • A candidate of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and other countries to settle permanently in India.

Canara Bank Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates can find the age limit and other important eligibility criteria details in the table below:

Canara Bank SO Eligibility Criteria 2022
Age For JMGS I

  • Minimum - 20 Years
  • Maximum - 30 Years

For MMGS II

  • Minimum - 22 Years
  • Maximum - 35 Years
Educational Qualification Differ as per the post.
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts Till Age Permits
Exam Pattern

The online written exam will be of the MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) format, with candidates required to achieve the minimum cut-off marks in each subject as well as the total marks. The exam will be held for a total of 200 marks. The table below contains information about the online written test.

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge in the Area of Specialization 50 100 2 hours
English Test 50 50
Development in Banking Industry 50 50
Total 150 200 120 mins

The following weightage will be assigned to the three rounds of recruitment:

Round Test Interview Group Discussion Total
Test, GD, and Interview 50% 30% 20% 100%
Shortlisting GD and Interview - 60% 40% 100%
Syllabus
Subject Syllabus
Professional Knowledge Professional Knowledge as per the post applied for (like Data Analyst, Data Mining Experts, Storage Administrator, Middleman administrator, etc.)
English Language
  • Comprehension
  • Verb
  • Tenses
  • Articles
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Conclusion
  • Error Correction
  • Theme detection
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence
  • Rearrangement
  • Adverb
  • Synonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Completion
Development in Banking Industry
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Budget and Five years Plans
  • Important Days
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • International and National Organizations related topics
  • Science - Inventions and Discoveries
  • Major Financial and or Economic News
  • Awards and Honors
  • Abbreviations

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