Canara Bank PO exam pattern: Canara Bank PO Exam consists of Written test and Group Discussion & Interview.
Canara Bank PO exam
Canara Bank PO written test conists of 225 questions which carry 225 marks of 2 hours and 15 minutes. You have to answer both objective type and Descriptive type question. If you are selected in the written exam then your will called for Interview which carry 100 marks.
Objective Type test :
Test of Reasoning : 75 Question, 75 Marks
Quantitive Aptitude : 50 Question, 50 Marks
General Awareness : 50 Question, 50 Marks
English : 50 Question, 50 Marks
Total : 225 questions and 225 marks. You must answer the question in 135 minutes.
Descriptive Type test : In the notification, it is not mentioned what type of test it will be but we can guess that Descriptive will be
to test you english language. It is a qualifying exam and marks obtained in this test may not be considered for final selection.
Also go through the booklet that comes with the call letter.
Cut-offs for Canara Bank PO Exam : Canara Bank did not declared Cut-offs for PO Exam but they may decide on the performance of the candidates.
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About Canara Bank
Canara Bank, established in 1906 is one of the biggest banks in commercial sector. It is also one of the oldest banks in country and still running with full speed and not only running, it is ahead than most of the banks in race. As audited in November 2009, it has 2861 branches which are spread all over India and in foreign countries as well. Its head office is situated at Bengaluru, India. It also has its branches located in other countries such as Moscow, Doha, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dubai. It is also one of the largest nationalized banks in country in terms of business having assets around Rs.2 trillion.
It was formed by a philanthropist, late Mr. Ammembal Subba Rao Pai. He established the Canara Bank Hindu Permanent Fund on July 01, 1906 in Mangalore. Afterwards in 191, its name was changed as Canara Bank Limited. In 1958, it acquired G. Raghumathmul bank in Hyderabad by the orders of Reserve Bank of India. On July 19, 1969 Government of India nationalized Canara Bank along with 13 other big banks.
Some major milestones achieved by Canara Bank are as follows:-
1976 - Inauguration of 1000th branch.
1983 – Opening of first overseas office in London and also acquired Lakshmi Commercial Bank.
1985 – A new subsidiary was established in Hong Kong.
2008 – Opening of third foreign branch which is located in Shanghai.
It working is based on some core principals, some of them are as follows:-
To spread education among all regardless their status, so superstitions and ignorance can be avoided.
To help who are in need.
Canara Bank is also taking initiatives towards social programs such as it has initiated a successful solar loan program in partnership with UNEP. It was launched in April 2003 to help the market to accelerate by providing loan for solar home systems in southern India. It also has taken a IT initiative towards networking all branches under a single platform software.