Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2018 officially announces the vacancies for recruiting PO through Manipal University and NITTE Education. Here we are providing the details about Canara bank Exam pattern and Canara bank PO Exam syllabus. It will help you to get clear approach to preplan for the Examination. If you have any doubt in Canara bank exam syllabus and Exam pattern, then you can go through the Official Notification which is also available in our site.

Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018

Online Objective Test
  • This Online Test will be conducted by IBPS, Mumbai.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • There will be minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as the total score.
  • You need to obtain a minimum score in each subject and also a minimum total score as decided by the exam conducting body to be considered for Group Discussion and Interview.
The exam pattern for Online Objective Test is given in the table is mentioned below:
SubjectMedium of ExamNo. of QsMarksTime
ReasoningEnglish & Hindi50502 Hours
Quantitative AptitudeEnglish & Hindi5050
General AwarenessEnglish & Hindi5050
Group Discussion (GD) & Interview
  • Once you qualify the Online Test, you will have to appear for Group Discussion.
  • For each post, the candidates will be called in 1:3 ratio for Group Discussion & Interview.
  • The GD & Interview will be of 50 marks.
  • The candidates who will qualify the GD & Interview will be selected in the final merit list.

Minimum Qualifying Percentage

 CategoryMinimum Qualifying Percentage
General40 %
  • The weightage of the scores obtained in Online Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview shall be in the ratio of 50:20:30 respectively.
  • In case you fail to score the marks in this ratio given above, you won’t be eligible for this selection process any further.

Canara bank PO Exam Syllabus 2018:

Here topic wise expected syllabus and weightage of questions are given below which will help you to get idea about Canara bank PO syllabus

English Language Syllabus for Canara bank PO Exam 2018

Expected topic Weightage:

S.N. Topic titles Expected Number of Questions
1. Reading Comprehension 10 Questions
2. Cloze Test 5-10Questions
3. Para jumbles 5 Questions
4. Spotting Errors 5-10 Questions
5. Sentence Improvement 5-10 Questions
6. Fill in the Blanks 4-5 Questions
7. Theme-based(or)Odd one out Questions 4-5 Questions
8. Sentence Connectors 4-5 Questions
9. Vocabulary based
(Synonyms-Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases etc)
4-5 Questions

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for Canara bank PO Exam 2018

Expected topic Weightage of Quantitative Aptitude is given below. The count may vary which is decided by the bank.

Expected topic Weightage:

S.N.          Topic titles Expected Number of Questions
1. Number Series 5 Questions
2. Simplification/ Approximation 5 Questions
3. Quadratic Equations 5 Questions
4. Data Interpretation 10-15 Questions
(i.e. 2-3 sets)
5. Data Sufficiency 5-10 Questions
6. Miscellaneous
2.Ratio& proportion
4.Problem on Ages
5.Profit, Loss & Discount
7.Boats & Streams
9.Simple& compound interest
10.Pipes & Cisterns
11.Mixture & Allegation
12.Time, Work & Wages
13.Time, Speed & Distance

10-15 Questions

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for Canara bank PO Exam 2018

Expected topic Weightage:

S.N.          Topic titles Expected Number of Questions
1. Inequality   5 Questions
2. Syllogism   5 Questions
3. Data Sufficiency   5 Questions
4. Coding-Decoding   3 Questions
5. Input-Output   5 Questions
6. Logical/ Verbal Reasoning  5-10 Questions
7. Seating Arrangement & Puzzles   10-15 Questions
(i.e. 2-3 sets)
8. Miscellaneous
1.Blood Relations
3.Order &Ranking
4. Series based questions.
5 Questions

General Awareness Syllabus for Canara bank PO Exam 2018

Expected topic Weightage:

S.N Topic titles No. of questions
1 Current Affairs 15-20
2 Static Awareness 10-15
3 Banking awareness 15-20

  • Questions will be asked from Current Affairs, Static and banking awareness.
  • For current Affairs, It is better to cover Gk updates at least for last 4-5 months.
  • For Static Awareness, It is important to cover the main topics like country, currency and capital, recent schemes, Awards, organizations and its headquarters, important days, bank, insurance and its head quarters.
  • For Banking Awareness, You have to concentrate on the recent news like NPA and PCA, payment Banks, RBI recent approvals, bank rates, MUDRA, Important Abbreviations etc…

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Official Notification for Canara Bank Recruitment 2018

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