Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018: Details of PGDBF Program

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018:  

Canara Bank has released the official notification for the recruitment of 800 vacancies of Probationary Officer under one year course of PGDBF program. One of the most awaited recruitment among the banking aspirants is Canara bank PO recruitment. Lot of candidates are looking for the wonderful opportunity. Large number of aspirants are applied and start preparing for the exam. Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern plays a vital role among the candidates. Before preparing, candidate should aware of the Canara bank PO exam pattern 2018. Without knowing the pattern it will be very difficult to crack the exam. For your convenience we IBPSguide team provide you the detailed information about Canara bank PO exam pattern 2018.

Selection Process: Canara Bank PO Exam

Selection Process consists of two phases
Phase I Online CBT
Phase II Group discussion & Interview


Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018:

Here we are providing you the Canara bank PO exam Pattern 2018 in the following table.

Exam duration
Reasoning Ability 50 2 hours
Quantitative Aptitude 50
General Awareness 50
English Language 50
Total 200



  • For every wrong answer, there will be 0.25 negative marks.
  • After finishing the examination the bank will fix the Sectional cut off, Overall Cut off and Minimum Cut off.

Now you get an idea about the Canara Bank Po Exam pattern.

Group discussion and Personal Interview:

  • Candidates who get the minimum cut off in sectional wise as well as overall wise as desired by the bank will be eligible for Group discussion and Interview.
  • After finishing the group discussion depends upon the merit list candidates will qualify for the Personal interview.
  • Personal Interview will conduct in the ratio of 3:1 which means 3 candidates for every 1 vacancy.
  • 50 marks have been allotted for each Group discussion and personal interview.
Final Merit List for Canara Bank PO:
  • 40% marks should secure for the candidates who belongs to general category.
  • 35% marks should secure for the candidates who belongs to OBC/SC/ST/PWBD.
Additional knowledge:
  • Computer knowledge must be essential for everyone. That is the operating and working knowledge is essential. One don’t have knowledge in computer means should learn before 6 months from the date of joining.
  • Everyone should know Hindi. If not should learn before the probation period.


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