Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 – Canara Bank has released the Provisionally Selection List after PGDBF Course to the post of Probationary Officers in JMGS-I. The list has been released at canarabank.com. The commencement of the course held on April 08, 2019. The selected candidates are given the entry in Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) of the 09-month duration. Get here all the details of Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018.

Latest: The Provisionally Selection List after PGDBF Course to the post of Probationary Officers in JMGS-I has been released. Click here to check the same.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

Through last time recruitment, a total of 450 candidates were given the entry in the PGDDBF course. Now this time the vacancies are increased to 800. The interested candidates can check the schedule of the recruitment from here.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Important Dates
Commencement of online application 23 Oct 2018
Last date to submit an online application 13 Nov 2018
Availability of admit cards 05 Dec 2018
03 to 23 Dec 2018
Conduction of online examination 23 Dec 2018
Declaration of result 14 Jan 2019
GD and Interview 04 to 10 Feb 2019
Declaration of final result 06 Mar 2019

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Interview Schedule of Canara Bank PO 2018

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for the interview and Group discussion has been released. The candidates who have qualified the online examination can download the admit card from the official website. The candidates have to download the admit card by entering the vital credentials, registration number/ roll number and date of birth/ password.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment Overview 2018

Name of the post: Probationary Officer
Number of Vacancies: 800
Pay Scale: JMGS-I `Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020
Age Limit: Minimum 20 years and maximum 30 years
Qualification: 60% in Graduation (55% for SC/ST/PWD)
Application Fee: Rs 708 ( Rs 118 for SC/ST/PWD) (Including GST)
Selection Procedure: Online test, Group discussion and then Personal interview.
Biometric Verification at Exam Center: at the time of online examination and interview.

Check Advertisement in Hindi

For the English version of the advertisement, the candidates have to scroll down to the end of the page.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Result

After each stage of examination, the Bank will declare the result. The candidates who have appeared in the preliminary exam now can check the result. The result is in the form of PDF and containing the name, roll number, registration number and category of the qualified candidates. Total 2419 candidates are shortlisted for the next round that is Group Discussion and Interview.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Application Form

The interested and eligible candidates filled the application form. The candidates can access the application form through the given link. Candidates were advised to read the eligibility criteria before starting the online application process. The aspirants needed to register online by entering basic personal details. After successful registration, the candidates will be shown on the confirmation page. For completing the application process the candidates need to submit the application fee.

Application Fee

The candidates of different categories have to pay a different amount.

  • The unreserved category candidates have to pay Rs. 708/- including GST charges.
  • While the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PWD the candidates have to pay Rs. 118/-. (including GST charges)

Mode of payment and application fee

The candidates have only one mode for submitting application form and fee. The candidates have to submit the form online. And for making payment of application fee the candidates have to use the online payment window.

Candidates can use the Credit card/ Debit Card/ Net banking can be used to make the payment.

Note: The application fee is non-refundable.

Vacancy Distribution of Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

This time the vacancies for the recruitment of Probationary Officer has been increased. Last time when the recruitment was announced the vacancies were only 450. Now this time the vacancies have been increased. Check the category wise vacancy distribution.

sanpshot of vacancies

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates are suggested to check all the eligibility criteria required before starting the online application process.

Nationality / Citizenship

An Indian citizen is eligible to apply.

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 recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Age Limit: The candidates who fall under the age bar of 20 years to 30 years.

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation in upper age
SC/ST 05 year
OBC 03 year
PWD 10 year
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of J & K 05 year
Persons affected by 1984 riots 05 year
Ex-Servicemen 05 year

Knowledge of Language: It is mandatory to have knowledge of  Hindi before the completion of the probationary period.

Computer Literacy: Operating & working knowledge in computer systems is an essential qualification, which a candidate must either possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank..

Examination Center of Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018

The Bank has selected the almost every state on India for the examination. The list of cities where the examination will hold are provided in the pdf below. Check the name of the cities which are selected for the exam conduction as per the state you are residing in.

Biometric Attendance During Canara Bank PO Examination

Like every time, this time as well bank will arrange the Biometric verification. Bank will record the candidate’s presence on the examination center by taking their thumb impression through the computer. The candidates have to carry the Aadhaar card or any other valid id proof in the examination hall to prove the genuineness of the candidates.

The primary objective to organize the verification process is to maintain proper security level and integrity of the exam.

What is the process?

The primary finger (right thumb) will be captured for the verification. So if any candidate has any injury on that finger then he/she should inform to the authority beforehand.

How to prepare for verification?

For the proper biometric verification, the candidates should follow the instructions.

  • The fingers of the candidates should be dry and should not be coated with any kind of chemical, ink, or henna.
  • The dirt and sweat on the fingers can lead the problem in capturing the impression. So the candidates are advised to wash their hands thoroughly and wipe their hands thoroughly.

When the process will hold?

The bank will arrange the verification at the time of the end of the online test, on the day of the interview if shortlisted, at the time of joining if provisionally selected.

On denying for verfication,  bank will declare the candidate as disqualified

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

The selection shall be by way of Online Objective Test, Group Discussion, and Interview. The online objective test will be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai. The online test exam pattern is given below-

After qualifying the online examination the candidates have to appear in the group exercises and interview.

Note: To qualify the online examination the candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in each section separately. In addition to this, the Bank will decide the separate cut off marks for the Online exam, Group Exercise, and interview.

Postgraduation Diploma in Banking And Finance After Final Selection

After final selection, the candidates will get the entry in the PGDBF. For completing the course the candidates have to fill the course fee.

The duration of the course in 09 months which includes the training of 03 months in any branch of Canara Bank. After course the candidates will have the chance to sit in the placements.

The candidates have to sign the security bond of five years. After selection, the candidates have to serve the bank at least for 05 years. On violation of the bond, the candidates have to pay the compensatory amount for this. The candidates have to pay Rs. 10 lakh to compensate the bank.

Probation Period and Security Bond for Canara Bank PO

After completion of the diploma course when the candidates will be placed as PO in the branches of Canara bank they have to serve the period of Probation. The probation period will be of one year. Af the probation the candidates will get the confirmation as the PO.

In addition of above at the time of joining the candidates have to sign the security bond. As per the security bond, the candidates have to serve the Bank for a period of five years at least.

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 Salary & Emoluments

The course comprises of 9 months of classroom studies and 3 months internship at Canara Bank’s Branches / Offices. The programme is fully residential during 9 months classroom studies and the selected candidates should necessarily stay on the campus. Salary & Emoluments after joining the bank on Successful completion of PGDBF Course:-

  • JMGS-I Rs 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020
  • Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Quarters, Furniture etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.

For more information on Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018, the candidates can download the advertisement in English. 

Official Website: canarabank.com

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