Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018:     Apply Online for Canara Bank PO

Canara Bank has released the notification for recruitment of Probationary Officers through Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance. There are a total of 450 Vacancies in Canara Bank PO Recruitment. Canara Bank PO recruitment 2018-19 brings a big and bright opportunity for all banking aspirants. Keep on reading for all details of Canara Bank PO Manipal Recruitment 2018.

Following are some important dates as mentioned in the Official Canara Bank PO Recruitment Notification:

Important Dates:
Start date for Online Registration- 09.01.2018
Online Payment of Application Fees- 09.01.2018 to 31.01.2018
Last date for Online Registration- 31.01.2018
Download of Call letter for Examination After- 20.02.2018
Date of Online test(Tentative)- 04.03.2018

Eligibility Criteria for Canara Bank PO Manipal Recruitment 2018:
Age: Minimum- 20 years, Maximum- 30 years

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018

The selection shall be by way of Online Objective Test + Group Discussion + Interview. The online objective test will be conducted through Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai.

S. No. Name of Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 50 50   


Time of

two hours

2. QuantitativeAptitude 50 50
3. English Language 50 50
4. GeneralAwareness 50 50
Total 200 200


  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test.
  • Bank will decide the minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as 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 of 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 in 1:3 ratio (for each post 3 candidates) will only be called for Group Discussion and Interview

Canara Bank PO Syllabus

Here we are providing you detailed section-wise Canara Bank PO Syllabus Expected topics to be asked in the Canara Bank Manipal PO Exam.

Canara Bank PO Reasoning Syllabus

  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
  1. Circular Seating Arrangement
  2. Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Arrangement & Pattern
  1. Double Line-up
  • Inequality ( Old/ New)
  • Syllogism ( Old/ New)
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical/ Verbal Reasoning
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense
  • Order & Ranking
  • Series based questions

Expected Question Asked In Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam (Reasoning)

Topic Name  No of Questions
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 15
Input Output 5
Syllogism 5
Coding-Decoding 5
Ranking & Direction 5
Blood Relation 2
Logical Reasoning 13
Total 50

Canara Bank PO English Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Error Spotting (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Para jumbles
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Theme-based or Odd one out Questions
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Mis-spelt word/ Idiom-Phrase/ Odd one out based Questions

 Expected Question Asked In Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam (English)

Topic Name No of Questions
Reading Comprehension 10
Close Test (old pattern) 10
Para-Jumbled 5
Sentence Error Detection 5
Fill in the Blanks (Double filler) 5
Sentence Improvement 10
Odd one out 5
Total 50

Canara Bank PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
  • Missing DI sets
  • Double Diagram DI
  • Caselet DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mathematical inequality
  • Miscellaneous-

(a) Age based problems

(b) Profit, Loss and Discount

(c) Simple and Compound Interest

(d) Time, Work and Wages

(e) Mixture and Alligation

(f) Speed, Time and Distance

(g) Pipes and Cisterns

(h) Probability

(i) Partnerships

(j) Ratio and Averages

Expected Question Asked In Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam (Quantitative Aptitude)

Topic Name No of Questions
Number Series(missing) 5
Approximation 5
Data Interpretation 20
Data Sufficiency 5
Miscellaneous(SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 15
Total 50

 Canara Bank PO General Awareness Syllabus

  • Current Affairs of last 3-4 months.
  • Banking Awareness (Static as well as Current Banking Awareness questions)
  • Static General Awareness
  • Important Government Schemes, Important Summits, Recent developments in the banking sector, Important banking terms etc.

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