Canara Bank PO 2021 Notification

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Canara Bank will be releasing the official notification in over 6300 branches for the admissions in the specially designed training program of Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education, International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida, which are recognized by UGC.

  • The course is of 9 months duration and a further 3 months duration of Internship with Canara Bank’s Branches/Offices.
  • The candidates will have to stay on the campus all throughout the training since it is a residential training program.
  • Once the training has been completed the candidates would be offered an appointment as Canara Bank PO in Junior Management Grade Scale-I. 

Download the Official Notification for Canara Bank PO 2021-22 here!

Note * The above link will be updated once the official notification is out. 

Candidates can go through the Canara Bank PO 2018-19 Official Notification here.

We will update the official Canara Bank PO recruitment details once it's released officially. Keep an eye on this page. 

Canara Bank PO 2021-22 Overview

Name of Organization

Canara Bank

Official Website



Probationary Officer

No. of Vacancies

800+ (expected)

Application Start Date

To Be Announced

Application End Date

To Be Announced

Exam Date

To Be Announced

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Mode of Exam

Phase I- Online Exam- Online  Mode 

Phase-II- Group Discussion and Interview- Offline Mode

Selection Process 

  1. Online Exam 
  2. Group Discussion and Interview

You can check out SBI SO 2021 Recruitment Notification for the SO position.

Canara Bank PO Vacancy 2021

There is no official notification for the Canara Bank PO 2021-22 yet. If we go through the last few years’ trends, candidates can expect a vacancy of around 800+. The vacancies for Canara Bank PO are divided among various categories. We will update this space once the official announcement has come out. The category-wise vacancy is discussed below:






120+ (expected)

60+ (expected)

216+ (expected)

404+ (expected)

800+ (expected)

Canara Bank PO Apply Online 2021

The candidates who wish to fill the Canara Bank PO 2021-22 application form can follow the steps given below to register their candidature. 

Direct Link to the Canara Bank PO Application Form

Note* Link will be activated once the online application starts

Step 1: Click on the direct link above

Step 2: Candidates will be required to fill in the application form by providing their name, their father/husband’s name as per the certificates. They are also required to fill in their educational details in this step.

Step 3: Candidates are required to upload photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature. Use the PrepForSure Editing Tool in order to resize your documents. 

Step 4: Go through the application form carefully before pressing the Final Submit button as no further changes will be allowed if in case wrong information is submitted. 

Step 5: Make the application fee payment in the next step and then retain the copy of the receipt for future reference. 

Canara Bank PO Application Fee 2021

The candidates need to submit an application fee for Canara Bank PO recruitment 2021-22. The fees might be different as per the candidate’s category. Look at the table below for further details:




Rs 118/-

All Others 

Rs 708/-

Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Expected)

Candidates can check out the Canara Bank PO Eligibility criteria before they fill the application form for the recruitment process. The eligibility criteria are discussed below: 

Canara Bank PO Eligibility

Age Limit (Expected)

20-30 Years

Educational Qualification

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 or, a qualification recognized as such by the Central Government


A candidate must be either 

i] a citizen of India or 

ii] a subject of Nepal or 

iii] the subject of Bhutan or 

iv] a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before

01.01.1962 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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the

Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Group Discussion/Interview conducted by the

Bank, but on final selection, the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India is produced.

Computer Knowledge

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 the probationary period.

The candidates can get the age relaxation depending upon the category they belong to. Age relaxation is given in detail below:

Sr. No


Age Relaxation


Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates

5 years


Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates

3 years


Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalided

5 years


Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Canara Bank PO Selection Process 2021

All the candidates who wish to apply for the Canara Bank PO need to undergo a selection process which is divided into two stages. The first stage is an online objective test and the second stage will be a group discussion and interview. The online objective test will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS), Mumbai. The candidates who qualify in the first stage will be eligible to appear for the second stage that is the group discussion and interview round. 

Canara Bank PO Selection Process

Canara Bank PO Syllabus 2021 (Expected) 

All the candidates who wish to apply for the Canara Bank PO recruitment must be aware of the syllabus that is going to be tested in the first state of the online objective examination. There will be various topics asked from the subjects such as Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness. The detailed list of expected topics are given below:




General Awareness


Blood Relations

Alphanumeric Series/Number Series/Alphabet Series

Images and Figure Countings


Data sufficiency





-Number Series

-Number System


-Data Interpretation

-Data Sufficiency



-Ratio & Proportion



-Profit & Loss

-Speed Distance & Time


-Mixture Allegations

-Time & Work

-Reading Comprehension

-Phrase Replacement

-Para Jumbles

-Cloze Test

-Error Spotting

-Fill in the Blanks

-Phase Idiom Meaning

-One Word Substitution

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Geography
  • History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research.
  • Culture
  • Economy
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Sports
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • Indian Politics
  • India and its neighbouring countries.

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2021

 The online objective test of the Canara Bank PO 2021-22 will have an equal number of questions from subjects such as Reasoning, Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. There will be 50 questions from each of these sections totaling to 200 questions each carrying one mark. The details of the Canara Bank PO exam pattern are given below:


Medium of exam

No. of Questions


Total Time 


English& Hindi



2 Hours


English& Hindi







General Awareness

English& Hindi



Kindly note there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong questions. All the candidates who qualify in the online objective examination will have to appear for the group discussion and personal interview round. 

Canara Bank PO Exam Date 2021

The official notification for the Canara Bank PO recruitment exam has not been out here yet. The Recruitment Board will soon release the Canara Bank PO exam date for the first phase of the online objective test. We will update this page accordingly after the official notification has been released. 

Exam Events


Application Start Date

To Be Announced

Application End Date

To Be Announced

Online Objective Test 

To Be Announced

Group Discussion + Personal Interview

To Be Announced

Canara Bank PO 2021 Salary Details

The selected candidates can expect to draw a starting pay of Rs.25,123 – Rs. 35,250. There are some other allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Hospitalization Reimbursement and Leave Fare Concession, Deputation Allowance etc., Canara PO post also includes reimbursement of medical expenses, Newspaper, Travelling Allowance etc,. The candidates selected for the post will be governed by the defined contribution to the New Pension Scheme (NPS).

Canara Bank PO Cut Off 2021

Every year the Canara Bank PO cut off is released after the completion of the online objective examination. For the year 2021-22 the cut-off list will be released once the exams have been conducted. Meanwhile candidates can get an estimate of the cut-off trends from the 2018-19 cut off given below: 




Cut Off



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Cut Off

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How to Prepare for Canara Bank PO Exam 2021?

In order to be prepared well for the Canara Bank PO Exam candidates must follow: 

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern to know the topics thoroughly. 
  • Dedicate an equal amount of time to all the subjects. 
  • Make practicing aptitude a daily habit. 
  • Candidates can also go through the Canara Bank PO online test series.
  • Read through the Current Affairs topics as it could benefit in the group discussion.
  • Practice Public Speaking.
  • For the interview, go through various interview questions and prepare your answers in your own way.
  • Practice interview etiquettes as well as work on your body language. Read through the article How to Crack Bank Interview here

Canara Bank PO Recommended Books

 In order to ease out preparation for the Canara Bank PO recruitment the candidates can go through the following list of books. however the Candidate should note that these are not the only books that can be referred to, you can go for some other books as well. 



How will the Books Help?

Canara Bank Probationary Officers ( PO ) Exam Books 


If you have to get a complete insight into all the different sections for Canara Bank PO 

How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In all Competitive Exams


Various reasoning topics can be resolved easily by the questions from this book. 

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning

RS Agarwal

This book will help you for different topics in Reasoning. 

Corrective English

AK Singh

This book deals with Grammar concepts as well as grammar questions

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Various topics from Quantitative Aptitude can be solved from this book.

Canara Bank PO Results 2021

The Canara Bank PO Results for the online Objective Test will be announced after a few weeks of the completion of the test. The candidates selected in the first stage will be further called for the group discussion and interview round after all the stages of selection process is complete the final list of the selected candidates will be out. 

We hope that the information mentioned about the Canara Bank PO Recruitment will be helpful for the applicants. Candidates can stay connected with our page for more information regarding Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2021. Download the PrepForSure App for all the updates. We wish you Good Luck!