The Canara Bank PO 2024 exam dates are yet to be released. The notification for 2024 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.
|Name of Exam||Canara Bank PO|
|Exam Type||Government Autonomous Recruitment Body|
|Purpose of Exam||Recruitment of Banking Personnel|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Location of HQ||Maharashtra, India|
|Stages of Exam||Online exam, Discussion, and Personal Interview|
|Exam language||English and Hindi|
|Exam fees||General candidates are Rs. 708 |
SC/ST/PWBD is Rs. 118
|Exam purpose||Selection of the PO after completing a one-year PGDBF course from Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd|
|Chairman||Mr. Rajkiran Rai G|
|Director||Shri Harideesh Kumar B|
|Languages||English and Hindi|
Important Dates 2024 (Tentative)
|Release of Notification 2024||October 2024|
|Release of application form 2024||October 2024|
|Exam date||December 2024|
|Issue of admit card||December 2024|
|Canara Bank PO Online Test Results Announcement||To Be Announced|
|Canara Bank PO GD/Interview Dates||To Be Announced|
|Canara Bank PO Final Result Declaration||To Be Announced|
Vacancy Details 2024
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.
|SC/ ST/ PWD||INR 118 Inclusive of GST|
|All others||INR 708 Inclusive of GST|
Canara Bank PO 2024 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 2024
|Topic||Number of Questions||Marks|
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 2024 Syllabus
|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|
|Reasoning||Seating arrangements, Blood relations, number sequence, Puzzles, Venn diagrams, directions, machine input-output, clock, image/figure deciphering, coding/decoding|
|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|
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 2024
|Categories of Payment||State-level||District level||Metro Cities|
|Basic Salary||INR. 23700||INR. 23700||INR. 23700|
|DDA||INR. 12206.69||INR. 12206.69||INR. 12206.69|
|HRA||INR. 1896||INR. 1659||INR. 2133|
|Special Allowance||INR. 1836.75||INR. 1836.75||INR. 1836.75|
|CCA||INR. 600||Nil||INR. 870|
|Total Salary||INR. 40,239.54||INR. 39,402.54||INR. 40,746.54|