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Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 through PGDBF, Career in CanBank


Canara Bank PO  Recruitment 2018 Notification for 800 Probationary Officer Posts through Canara Bank PGDBF

Canara Bank PO Notification 2018 for the recruitment of Probationary Officer vacancies in Jr Management Grade Scale I on successful completion of specially designed Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance (PGDBF) Course. Those candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply online.

Canara Bank is one of the leading Public Sector Banks with Head Office in Bengaluru and pan India presence with over 6100 branches. Canara Bank  invites ON-LINE APPLICATIONS, from the eligible candidates to apply for admissions to the specially designed One year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Mangaluru, which are recognised by UGC. Canara Bank PO Aspirants  will undergo 9 months classroom training at Manipal global, Bangalore campus or NTTE education, Mangaluru campus followed by a 3 months internship at Canara Bank branches


Canara Bank PO 2018 Important Dates

  • Commencement of Submission of Application for Canara Bank PGDBF : 23rd October 2018
  • Last date for Submission of Online Application: 13th November 2018
  • Download of call letter for Online Test (tentative): After 05th December 2018
  • Date of Online Test (tentative): 23rd December 2018


  1. The selected students will be inducted into Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) Program conducted either by Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida through this current selection exercise for FY 2019-20


Details of Vacancies in Canara Bank PO

  • Probationary Officer (Scale I): 800 Posts [GEN – 404, OBC – 216, SC – 120, ST - 60]


Canara Bank PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria (as on 01st Oct. 2018)


  • 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 01st January 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India


Educational Qualification

  • 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 Govt.
  • All the educational qualifications mentioned above should be from a University/Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. of India/approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 01st Oct. 2018
  • The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/Institute
  • The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%


Age Limit (as on 01st Oct. 2018)

  • Minimum 20 years - Maximum 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd October 1988 and not later than 01st October 1998 (both days inclusive)


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


Hindi Knowledge

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


Canara Bank PO 2018 Selection Process

  • The selection process consists of online test, Group discussion and Interview. Online objective test will be conducted through Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai.
  • All eligible applicants must appear for a written exam to be held on 23rd December 2018, for 2 hours at various centres across India


Test Pattern

  • The exam consists of objective type questions and will consist of 200 question of 200 marks; total 2 hours of time duration will be given to the Candidates
  • Reasoning - 50 questions & 50 marks (Medium: English/Hindi)
  • Quantitative Aptitude - 50 questions & 50 marks (Medium: English/Hindi)
  • English Language - 50 questions & 50 marks (Medium: English)
  • General Awareness - 50 questions & 50 marks (Medium: English/Hindi)


Penalty for Wrong Answers

  • 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


Canara Bank PO 2018 Salary & Emoluments

  • On completion of 12 months training, the trainees shall be awarded Post graduate diploma in banking & finance along with their appointment letter to work as PO in Canara bank
  • Pay Scale - Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020


Name of the Institute & Fee

  • Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru Campus - Course Fee - Rs.350000.00 + applicable Taxes (presently GST @ 18%: Rs.63000.00)
  • Total Course Fee - Rs.413000/- & NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida campus - Course Fee - Rs.300000/- + applicable Taxes (presently GST @ 18%: Rs.54000/-) Total Course Fee: Rs.354000/-


Canara Bank PO 2018 Application Procedure

  • Candidates are requested to read the contents of the advertisement and ensure their eligibility before applying. 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. 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”


CAN Bank PO 2018 Application Fee

  • The Application Fee of Rs.708/- (Gen/OBC) & Rs.118/- (SC/ST/PWD) should be paid through online mode only. Make the payment only using Debit Cards/ Credit Cards/ Internet Banking
  • No other means/mode of Application will be accepted. Please read this advertisement carefully and ensure your eligibility before paying fees / submitting on-line application.
  • Candidates should read all the Instruction while submitting the Online Application Form. Before submitting the application, form candidates should check all the details.



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