Canara Bank PO 2019 – Notification, Eligibility, Application Form, Apply Online

Canara Bank PO 2019 Notification, Apply Online, Application Form : Canara Bank will release official notification for Canara Bank PO 2019. Through Canara Bank PO 2019 recruitment event, candidates will be shortlisted for admissions to 1-year PGDBF course either through NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida or Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru. As per official notification, here you can find details about this entrance test such as important dates, eligibility criteria, application fee & process, admit card, result, cut-off etc.

About Canara Bank PO 2019

Canara Bank is one of the leading public sector banks in India with more than 6100 branches across the nation. As stated earlier, the Canara Bank will release the official notification for entrance cum recruitment examination, i.e. PO 2019. It will be an entrance examination for candidates who want to take admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) training course to become PO in Canara Bank. It will be a one-year training course and can be studied at any of the following institutes

  • NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida
  • Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru

Both of the institutes are recognized by UGC. After successful completion of training course, a candidate will be awarded with ‘PGDBF’ and get a chance to work in Canara Bank as PO (Probationary Officer) in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Canara Bank PO

Course Fee

If selected for PGDBF course, a candidate will have to pay the following fees along with 18% GST charges

Name of the InstituteCourse fee per candidateApplicable taxes
(presently GST @ 18%)
Total Course Fee
NITTE Education
International Pvt. Ltd.,
Greater Noida campus
Rs. 300000/-Rs. 54000/-Rs. 354000/-
Manipal Global Education
Services Pvt. Ltd.,
Bengaluru campus
Rs. 350000/-Rs. 6300/-Rs. 413000/-

Canara Bank PO 2019 Important Dates

Examination conducted byCanara Bank through IBPS, Mumbai
Examination nameCanara Bank PO 2019
Essential QualificationGraduation from a recognized university with 60% marks (for SC/ST/PwD- 55%)
Apply ModeOnline
Examination modeOnline (CBT or computer based test)
Online application (start and end)Oct / Nov 2019
Admit cards available (tentative)1st week of Dec 2019
Exam date and time duration (tentative)3rd week of Dec 2019
Exam TypeEntrance cum recruitment examination for post of Probationary Officer in Canara Bank
Exam centresall over India (major cities)
Result declaration DateNotified Soon
Canara Bank official website
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Canara Bank PO 2019 No. Of Seats

The total number of students intake into Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) programme will be cleared only after release of Canara Bank PO 2019 official notification.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality / Citizenship

Applicant should be an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal. Indian origin candidates migrated from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African nations of Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda etc. can also apply to Canara Bank PO 2019. However, all the candidates except from citizen of India will be required to produce a certificate of eligibility at the time of appointment. Their certificate of eligibility should be issued by the Government of India.

  • Age Limit and Relaxation

As on October 01, 2019, a candidate should be at least 20 years old but not more than 30 years i.e. a candidate should be born between Oct 02, 1989 – Oct 01, 1999. Age relaxation is applicable as shown in the below table

S. No.Category NameAge relaxation in years
1OBC (Other Backward Classes/Non-Creamy layer)3
2SC/ST (Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe)5
3Persons with benchmark disabilities (PwD)10
4Persons affected by 1984 riots5
5Persons temporary lived in J&K during the period Jan 01, 1980 to Dec 31, 19895

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications

All the interested candidates must have a graduation degree in any stream with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PwD) from a recognized University. Candidates having qualifications equivalent to a degree are also eligible to apply.

  • Other Conditions

Candidates must have operating & working knowledge in computer systems. If not so then they will have to acquire it within six months from the date of joining the Bank. Candidates must have working knowledge in Hindi. If not so then they are recommended to acquire it during the probation period.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Application Fee and Mode Of Payment

The candidates of SC/ST/PwD categories will have to pay intimation charges only (Rs 118/- including 18% GST). No application fee is necessary for the candidates of SC/ST/PwD categories. Candidates of rest categories will have to pay Rs 708/- (includes 18% GST) towards application fee & intimation charges. All the candidates will have to pay Application fees/intimation charges through online mode only by using internet banking, credit card and debit card.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Application Form and Process

All the interested candidates will have to fill and submit online application to apply for Canara Bank PO 2019. But before attempting online application, candidates are requested to go through the official notification/advertisement carefully in order to ensure eligibility and other things. Official notification/advertisement is will be available soon on Canara Bank’s website.

How To Apply For Canara Bank PO 2019?

  • Before filling online application, you must have a valid email ID.
  • Open Canara Bank’s website and find & click ‘Careers’ tab located at above right corner or click here
  • Now click this link ‘CB / RP / 1 / 2019 – Recruitment of Probationary Officers in JMGS-I on completion of specially designed PGDBF Course’
  • Now, you will be landed on a new page where you will see following section- ‘Advertisement (English version and Hindi version)’, ‘Click here to apply Online’ link and ‘Formats’.
  • If you want to read Advertisement in any language then click either ‘English version’ or ‘Hindi version’ link otherwise hit ‘Click here to apply Online’ link or click here for direct link 
  • Now, hit ‘Click here for New Registration’ link
  • Click ‘continue’
  • Fill all the basic information such as name, mobile number, email ID etc
  • Enter security code as shown in the image
  • Click ‘Save & Next’ tab
  • Immediately you will receive an email and SMS mentioning your Provisional Registration Number and password, note it down carefully to use in future
  • Now, upload a recent, perfectly recognizable PP size photo of size 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm and signature
  • Before, uploading signature and Photo, read the given guidelines carefully
  • Click ‘Next’
  • Now, fill other basic details such as ‘Category’, ‘Date of Birth’, etc
  • Now, hit ‘Save & Next’ tab
  • Preview your application and make changes if you need
  • Make ‘Payment’
  • Take a print out of ‘E-receipt’ and ‘Application form’

Note – Links mentioned above will be activated only after the release of Canara Bank PO official notification

List Of Documents Needed

  • Valid email address
  • Scanned copies of latest & recognizable PP size image & signature
  • Net banking or debit/credit card details to pay your application fee
  • all academic mark sheets or certificates

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2019

This examination will be an objective test conducted in online mode, i.e. CBT (computer based test). Candidates will get 2 hours to solve question paper. The online test pattern is given below

S. No.Section nameQuestions in language (English or Hindi)No of Question (MCQs)Marks
IIQuantitative AptitudeBoth5050
IIIEnglish LanguageOnly English5050
IVGeneral AwarenessBoth5050
Total (Total Weighted Score)200200

Note – In this examination, there will be a penalty for wrong answer. For each wrong answer, a candidate has to lose 0.25 marks.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Syllabus – Examination Section -wise

  • Reasoning – This section will contains MCQs on the following topics- circular/linear seating arrangement, data sufficiency, inequality, blood relations, coding-decoding, order & ranking, syllogism, direction sense etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude – This section will contains MCQs on the following topics- mathematical inequality, number series, simplification/approximation, quadratic equations, missing DI sets, double diagram DI and questions on miscellaneous topics such as profit, loss & discount, time, work & wages, simple & compound interest etc.
  • English Language – Reading comprehension, questions on sentence connectors, fill in the blanks, sentence improvement, cloze test, error spotting, Idiom-Phrase/ Odd one out based questions etc.
  • General Awareness – This section will contains MCQs on the following topics- national/international current affairs, banking awareness, important Places, awards, important government schemes, important summits, static general awareness, Books & authors, Currencies, national/international important organizations’ headquarters, important Days etc.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Admit Card

The Canara Bank PO 2019 examination’s Call letters will be available on bank’s website tentatively in the first week of Dec 2019. Once admit cards will be released, candidates can download their call letters from Canara’s website by log in into their account.

How To Download Canara Bank PO Call Letter 2019

  • Visit Canara Bank’s website
  • Find and click ‘Careers’ link
  • Click ‘Download Admit card’ link
  • Provide the required details
  • Hit ‘Submit’ button
  • Take a print out of your admit card

Online Examination Centers

The Canara Bank will conduct online test at several examination centres in the following cities/towns- Siliguri, Kalyani, Hooghly, Greater Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol, Roorkee, Haldwani, Dehradun, Meerut, Mathura, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi, Ghaziabad, Faizabad, Banda, Allhabad, Aligarh, Agra, Agartala, Hyderabad, Vellore, Salem, Erode, Chennai, Sikar, Kota, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Alwar, Ajmer, Panaji, Patiala, Mohali, Amritsar, Cuttack, Aizawl, Pune, Nashik, Panipat, Ambala, Surat, Varodara, Rajkot, Anand, Raipur, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Arrah, Tezpur, Nellore, Port Blair, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Dhule, Satna, Bhopal, Thrichur, Kochi, Hubli, Dhanbad, Srinagar, Una, Kullu etc.

Canara Bank PO Results 2019

Canara bank PO 2018-19 Written exam result has been declared on14th January 2019 on official website of Canara Bank. Online written exam results have been released by the examination conducting authorities. It was expected that Canara Bank PO 2019 Result will be declared after 3 weeks from the date of examination on Canara Bank’s website. To check your result, you need to visit bank’s website. Canara Bank will intimate each candidate for result declaration through SMS and email. After Group discussion and Interview Canara Bank PO Final Result 2018-19 will be declared.

  • Visit Canara Bank Career website @
  • Click on Recruitment tab
  • Click on Canara Bank PO Written exam result 2018-19
  • Pdf will be downloaded
  • Check your result

Download Canara Bank PO written Result 2018-19 pdf

Canara Bank PO 2019 Cut Off

After Canara Bank PO 2019 result declaration, the bank will release a list of shortlisted candidates for group discussion (GD) and personal interview on bank’s website. This list of shortlisted candidates will be prepared on the basis on final cut-off marks. To be eligible for other rounds of selection process, a candidate has to score above cut-off marks assigned by the bank.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Salary

On successful completion of PGDBF course from any of the above mentioned institutes, candidates would be appointed in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I and shall get a salary – Rs. 23,700 – 990/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32950 – 1310/7 – 42020 along with other benefits like Medical Aid, Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA etc.

Canara Bank PO 2019 FAQs

Q. What Will Be The Posts Available Under Canara Bank PO 2019?

A. The post which will be available is of Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Q. What Is The Number Of Vacancies?

A. Exact number of vacancies shall be cleared only after release of Canara Bank PO official notification.

Q. What Will Be The Application Fee For General Candidates?

A. Candidates of General category will have to pay an amount of Rs. 708/- towards application fee & intimation charges.

Q. What Are The Date Of Examination?

A. Date of examination is yet to be announced.


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