Canara Bank Probationary Officer Selection Procedure | Canara Bank Probationary Clerk Selection Procedure | Canara Bank Probationary Officers and Clerk Written Test Pattern


Probationary Officer [Post Code-1]
:Written Test + Interview
Probationary Clerk [Post Code-2]:Written Test + Interview

The written test shall consist of Objective Test & Descriptive Test. The details of test are as follows

[Post Code]
Objective Test Descriptive Test
Subject No. of
Marks Time
Subject Marks Time


Prob. Officer  [1]

Test of Reasoning

75 75 135 General 100 60

Quantitative Aptitude

50 50

General Awareness

50 50


50 50

Prob. Clerk [2]

Test of Reasoning

50 50 95 General 75 45

Numerical Ability

50 50

Clerical Aptitude

50 50


50 50

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test. The Descriptive Test is only for qualifying purpose. Bank will decide the minimum cut-off marks for each subject as well as Total Weighted Score [TWS]. Depending on the number of vacancies, such of those candidates who rank sufficiently high in the order of merit in the written test as per the cut off marks decided by the Bank will only be called for interview.

Mere eligibility / admission to the test / pass in the test does not imply that the Bank is satisfied beyond doubt about the candidates’ eligibility and shall not vest any right in a candidate for being called for interview. The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for interview.

Other details regarding the test will be given to the candidates in the “Acquaint Yourself Booklet”, which will be sent along with the call letter for written examination.

The Bank reserves the right to change the selection procedure, if necessary. The change, if any, shall be communicated to the candidates in advance.

The Bank would be free to reject the candidature of any candidate at any stage of the recruitment process, if he / she is found to be ineligible. If appointed, such a candidate may be summarily removed and the fees paid by the ineligible candidates shall be forfeited.

Maximum marks for Interview is 100 for Probationary Officer and Probationary Clerk posts.

The final selection for the above posts shall be on the basis of performance in Written Test and Interview.


For the posts of Probationary Officer [Post Code-1] & Probationary Clerk [Post Code-2], the Bank intends to provide free Pre-Examination Training [PET] Programme [Non-Residential] of six (6) working days duration to candidates belonging to Schedule Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Persons With Disabilities / Minority Communities / Ex-Servicemen, who have applied for the said posts.

The training programme will be conducted at Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Patna, Pune & Trivandrum Centres only.

The training will be given only to a limited number of candidates on first come first serve basis & Bank shall send Training Intimation Letters only to those candidates. Candidates, who wish to avail this facility, have to indicate in the On-line Application, the name of the Centre at which he / she wants to attend the training programme. Requests for change of PET centre at later date will not be entertained.

All the expenses for attending the Pre-Examination Training Programme at the concerned centre relating to travel, boarding, lodging etc. should be borne by the candidate. The Bank has discretion to add / delete / change the PET Centre indicated above or allot the candidates to a different centre other than the one he/she opted.

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