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Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Canara Bank has released the notification regarding the recruitment of candidates for the post of Specialist officer on 25th of November 2020. The candidates who are willing to apply for the Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021 should check the eligibility criteria and then start Applying on or before the 15th of December 2020.

The Canara Bank has released the notification for the 220 vacant posts in various disciplines in Scale I & Scale II and a special recruitment drive for Scheduled Tribe Category in Scale II & Scale III. The Canara Bank exam will be conducted in Online mode which is tentatively scheduled to be held in January or February 2021. The commencement of submission of Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021 is on 25th of November 2020 and the last date for submission of Online application is 15th of December 2020.

This article is for the candidates who are willing to participate in the CANARA Bank SO Recruitment 2021 can check the important dates of the recruitment, detailed vacancy breakdown, eligibility criteria for each post, and detailed step by step procedure to apply online for the post.

Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021:

Name of the Organization: Canara Bank

Recruitment Name: Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021

Job Role: Specialist Role

Important Dates:

  • Starting date of submission of application for the Canara Bank: 25th of  November 2020
  • Last date for submission of online application for the Canara Bank:  15th of  December 2020
  • Tentative Date of online test: January/ February 2021

Canara  Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Vacancy

There are 220 vacant positions for the post of Specialist Officer. Check below the detailed breakdown of vacancies.

Scale Post Name Vacancy
JMGS-I Backup Administrator 4
Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) Specialist 05
BI Specialist 05
Antivirus Administrator 05
Network Administrator 10
Database Administrator 12
Developer/ Programmers 25
System Administrator 21
SOC Analyst 04
Manager Law 43
Cost Accountant 1
Chartered Accountant 20
Manager Finance 21
Information Security Analyst 4
Ethical Hackers 2
Cyber Forensic Analyst 2
Data Mining Experts 2
OFSAA Administrator 2
OFSS Techno Functional 5
Base 24 Administrator 2
Middle Ware Administrator 4
Data Analyst 5
Manager 2
MMGS III Senior Manager 1


Canara Bank SO Salary 2021:

Check below the detailed salary breakdown of Canara Bank Specialist officer

  • JMGS-I – Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020
  • MMGS-II – Rs. 31705 – 1145/1 – 32850 – 1310/10 – 45950
  • MMGS-III – Rs. 42020 – 1310/5 – 48570 – 1460/2 – 51490

Canara Bank SO Notification 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Canara Bank SO 2021 Age Limit:


Minimum: 20 years

Maximum: 30 years


Minimum: 20 years

Maximum: 35 years


Minimum: 22 years

Maximum: 35 years

MMGS-III:(Senior Manager)

Minimum: 22 years

Maximum: 38 years

Age Relaxation Details:

S.No Category Relaxation
(i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates 5 years
(ii) Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy layer)
3 years
(iii) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities 10 years
(iv) Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
(v) 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 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


Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Educational Qualification

Candidates shall refer to the official notification to get more details regarding the educational qualification for various posts.

Essential Qualification:


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.


The candidates shall acquire a working knowledge of Hindi, if not possessed already, before completion of the probationary period.

Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Selection process:

There are three rounds in the selection process. Check below the Same

  • Shortlisting/ Test
  • Group Discussion 
  • Interview

In case the number of candidates is less, the selection will be done through Short-listing, Group Discussion & Interview. Depending upon the number of vacancies, Bank reserves the right to shortlist the requisite number of candidates and only those shortlisted candidates will be called for Group Discussion and/or Interview.

Canara Bank SO 2021 Exam Pattern:

Subject No. of
Max Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge in the area of specialization 50 100 02 Hours
Test of English 50 50
Latest Developments in Banking Industry 50 50
Total (Total Weighted Score) 150 200 02 Hours


  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective Test.

Canara Bank SO Cut Off 2021:

  • Bank will decide the minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as the Total Score.
  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each subject and also a minimum total score as decided by Bank to be considered for Group Discussion and Interview.
  • Depending on the number of vacancies, such as those candidates who rank sufficiently high in the order of merit in the online test as per the cut-off marks decided by the Bank
    and the number of candidates required for Group Discussion and/or Interview in a certain ratio decided by the Bank will only be called for Group Discussion and/or interview.

Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Weightage Details

However, the selection for the post will be based on their position in the respective category rank list for that post. The final rank lists shall be prepared on the basis of performance in Online Test, Group Discussion and Interview, with the following weightage:

Status Test Interview Group
Test, GD & Interview 50% 30% 20% 100%
Shortlisting, GD & Interview 60% 40% 100%

Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021 Apply Online:

Application Mode: Online

Application fees:

Check below the application fee for the Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021. The application fees vary for different categories

Category  Amount of Fees
All other categories Rs. 600 + GST


Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Important Links

Check here the Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021 Apply Online 

Canara Bank Official Website 

Canara Bank SO Official Notification 

Canara Bank SO Recruitment 2021: Steps to Apply.

  • Enter into the official website of Canara Bank.
  • On the new page, you will get to find the new apply online option.
  • Tap the link to enter into the apply online page.
  • Select the post for which you want to apply.
  • Enter all the mandatory details and upload all the necessary documents needed
  • Upload the photograph and signature of a specific dimension
  • Check for all the details and press the submit button.

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