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Canara Bank PO Syllabus 2023 

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The Canara Bank PO 2023 exam dates are yet to be released. The notification for 2023 has not been released yet either. However, the candidates can estimate the expected exam dates and start the preparation by analysing the previous session dates.

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 to apply for the Canara Bank PO Exam 2023. For more information, candidates should visit the official website.

Canara Bank PO Preliminary Exam Hall Ticket Download 2023

Name of ExamCanara Bank PO
Exam TypeGovernment Autonomous Recruitment Body
Purpose of ExamRecruitment of Banking Personnel
Level of ExamNational
Exam categoryGraduation
Location of HQMaharashtra, India
Stages of ExamOnline exam, Discussion, and Personal Interview
Duration2 hours
Exam languageEnglish and Hindi
Exam feesGeneral candidates are Rs. 708
SC/ST/PWBD is Rs. 118
Exam purposeSelection of the PO after completing a one-year PGDBF course from Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd
ChairmanMr. Rajkiran Rai G
DirectorShri Harideesh Kumar B
LanguagesEnglish and Hindi

Important Dates 2023

Release of Notification 2023October 2023
Release of application form 2023October 2023
Exam dateDecember 2023
Issue of admit cardDecember 2023
Canara Bank PO Online Test Results AnnouncementTo Be Announced
Canara Bank PO GD/Interview DatesTo Be Announced
Canara Bank PO Final Result DeclarationTo Be Announced

Vacancy Details 2023


Education Qualification

General category candidates require a minimum of 60% marks in graduation from a recognized institution in any discipline. For a reserved category like SC, ST, and PWD, it is 55% or equivalent marks from any recognized college or university.

Age Limit & Relaxation

The candidate must be 20 to 30 years of age to apply for the Canara Bank PO exam. The reserved category candidates get a certain amount of age relaxation which can be anything between 3 to 10 years depending on the category.

Application Fee

SC/ ST/ PWDINR 118 Inclusive of GST
All othersINR 708 Inclusive of GST

Canara Bank PO 2023 Exam Pattern

The Canara Bank PO 2023 exam comprises Prelims, Group Discussion, and Interview rounds. The candidates must qualify for each round to proceed to the next.

General Exam Pattern Specifications

There is one online exam which is followed by the Group Discussion and Interview. The exam is in CBT format with Multiple-choice questions. It is qualifying in nature. The group discussion topic is usually impromptu ones shared on the spot.

Depending on the performance in the GD, the candidates are called for the interview round. The final selection is done based on the aggregate of CBT as well as GD and interviews. Some important points to note about the GD round:

  • Candidates are given 3 minutes to note down the GD topic and their points for argument and it is conducted in two rounds.
  • The candidates get a total of four minutes each. First two minutes, they have to discuss their point of view and in the next two minutes, they have to wrap up their argument. There is a 15-20-minute break after the GD and the interview starts after that.

Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

TopicNumber of QuestionsMarks
Quantitative Aptitude5050
General Awareness5050

Each of the questions carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. In case you do not attempt a question, there will be no negative marking.

Canara Bank PO 2023 Syllabus

Quantitative AptitudeTime and work, Trigonometry, Set theory, Percentages, Relations, Algebra, Data Interpretation, Probability, Permutations and combinations, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixtures and Allegations, Average, Mensuration
ReasoningSeating arrangements, Blood relations, number sequence, Puzzles, Venn diagrams, directions, machine input-output, clock, image/figure deciphering, coding/decoding
EnglishGrammar, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Error spotting, Passage Making, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
General AwarenessBanking and financial awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Banking terms, rates, processes, Static GK, National Institutions, Monetary policies

Group Discussion and Interview

The topics for GD are given on the spot and vary from year to year. Usually, it is related to the current affairs in finance or to existing social issues that are somehow related to the economic life of the people as well. Here are a few possible GD topics that candidates can prepare for the 2023-24 session:

  • Union Budget 2023-24
  • Covid Third Wave and its effects on India
  • Omicron all over the world.
  • Gati Shakti National Master Plan
  • What if Bitcoin crashes to as low as zero?
  • The necessity and irony of Digital Privacy
  • Post-COVID world
  • Future of AI
  • Impact of Budget on the Banking Sector

Salary Details 2023

Categories of PaymentState-levelDistrict levelMetro Cities
Basic SalaryINR. 23700INR. 23700INR. 23700
DDAINR. 12206.69INR. 12206.69INR. 12206.69
HRAINR. 1896INR. 1659INR. 2133
Special AllowanceINR. 1836.75INR. 1836.75INR. 1836.75
CCAINR. 600NilINR. 870
Total SalaryINR. 40,239.54INR. 39,402.54INR. 40,746.54

Official Notification

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