Canara Bank PO Syllabus 2018 – Subject-wise Syllabus & New Exam Pattern

Canara Bank PO Syllabus

Find Details of Complete Canara Bank PO Syllabus for PGDBF as per the latest exam notification

Canara Bank PO Syllabus

Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bengaluru and pan India presence with over 6100 branches, invites online applications, from the eligible candidates to recruit candidates for admissions to the specially designed One year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Mangaluru, which are recognized by UGC.

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Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam Pattern

The selection process of Canara bank PO consists of 2 stages:

  • Online Written Test
  • Interview and/or Group Discussion

Online objective test will be conducted through Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai.

The online objective test pattern is mentioned here below:

Subjects No.of Questions Max. Marks Time
Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200

As 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 2018

Here we are providing the detailed section-wise Syllabus for Canara Bank PO along with the weightage of topics expected to be asked in the Canara Bank PGDBF exam.

1. Canara Bank PO Reasoning Syllabus

  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Arrangement & Pattern
  • 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

Topic-wise weightage

Topics No of Questions
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 10-15
Input Output 3-5
Syllogism 3-5
Coding-Decoding 3-5
Ranking & Direction 3-5
Blood Relation 1-2
Logical Reasoning 10-15

2. Canara Bank PO English Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension(RC)
  • Cloze test
  • Spotting the Error
  • Para jumbles
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Theme-based or Odd one out Questions
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Mis-spelt word
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Odd one out based Questions

Topic-wise weightage

Topics No of Questions
Reading Comprehension(RC) 10-15
Close Test 10-15
Para-Jumbles 3-5
Sentence Error Detection 3-5
Fill in the Blanks 3-5
Sentence Improvement 8-10
Odd one out 3-5

3. Canara Bank PO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation – Missing DI sets , Double Diagram DI & Caselet DI
  • Mathematical inequality
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discounts
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time and Work Problems
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Probability
  • Partnerships
  • Ratio and Averages

Topic-wise weightage

Topics No of Questions
Number Series 3-5
Approximation 3-5
Data Interpretation 15-20
Data Sufficiency 3-5
Other Miscellaneous Questions 10-15

4. Canara Bank PO Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Current Affairs (Cover last 6-8 months)
  • Banking Awareness
  • Static General Awareness
  • Important Government Schemes, Important Summits, Recent developments in the banking sector, Important banking terms etc.
  • Books & authors
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Awards & Honors
  • Headquarter
  • Important Days

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