Canara Bank PO 2018: At least 800 Probationary Officers (PO) posts have been advertised by Canara Bank. It must be noted though that to be eligible for the PO posts one has to complete the one year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) course at Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd. (MaGE), Bangalore and Nitte Education International Pvt Ltd. (NEIPL) Greater Mangalore which is being offered by the bank itself. Also Read - Canara Bank to Seek Shareholders' Nod For Raising Rs 5000 Crore

Canara Bank has released a notification for the same. Candidates who take admission into the course and complete it successfully will be hired as Probationary Officers in junior management grade scale I. Candidates who will finally get selected will be eligible for admission as per institutes of their choice. The registration for the same can be done on the bank’s official website- canarabank.com. The exam is likely to be held on December 23. Also Read - Canara Bank Lowers Interest Rates on Loans by 10 bps

Interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria in the first place and fill in the application form at the earliest. Those applying for the same must hold a graduation degree with a minimum of 60 per cent marks in case of general candidates and 55 per cent marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates. The minimum age to apply for the exam is 20 years while the maximum age is 30 years. Relaxation in age will be given as per government rules. Also Read - 10 PSU Banks to be Merged From Today: All You Need to Know

The application fees for the general candidates is Rs 708 and Rs 118 for the SC/ST and PWD candidates. Candidates will be selected through a process consisting of the online test followed by Group Discussion or/and personal interview.

The recruitment test, except the English Language section in the Mains exam all others will be available bilingually, i.e. in both English and Hindi.

Canara Bank is one of the largest public sector banks owned by the Government of India. It is headquartered in Bengaluru. It was established at Mangalore in 1906 by Ammembal Subba Rao Pai. It is one of the oldest public sector banks in the country. The government nationalised the bank in 1969.