Canara Bank Syllabus 2016 for Specialist Officer Exam Pattern

Canara bank syllabus 2016 for specialist officers post . Canara Bank is one of the public sector bank which has released notification for the recruitment of candidates as Officers in the bank and candidates who have specialized knowledge can apply through the online mode. Canara Bank released a notification to fill 74 posts of Specialist Officer. Applicants who are going to attend for Canara Bank Specialist Officer Examination are searching for the Canara Bank SO Syllabus and Canara Bank SO Exam Pattern. All those candidates who will pass the written examination will be called next for the personal interview which are the phases of selection process.

Canara bank syllabus 2016

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Canara Bank is an Indian state-owned bank. It has its headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It was established at Mangalore in 1906. It is one of the oldest banks in the country. The government nationalized the bank in 1969. As of March 2015, the bank had a network of 5705 branches and more than 9039 ATMs spread across India. The Bank has gone through the various phases of its growth trajectory over hundred years of its existence. Canara Bank has released a recruitment notification for filling 74 posts of Specialist Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-I & Middle Management Grade Scale-II.

Also See:- Canara Bank Recruitment 2016

Also See : Canara Bank Admit Card 2016

Name of the Organization: Canara Bank.

Job Role: Specialist Officer.

Job Location: India.

Category: Syllabus.


Exam Pattern:-

Subjects No of Questions Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge in thearea of specialization 50 100 2 Hours
Test of English 50 50
Latest Developments in Banking Industry 50 50
Total (Total Weighted Score) 150 200

download NOTE 1:  There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test.

download NOTE 2: The total marks allotted for Group Discussion and for Interview are 100 each.

Canara bank syllabus 2016:-

There will be 4 sections in the exam based on the IBPS pattern which the candidates need to pass.

  1. General English language test
  2. General aptitude test
  3. Reasoning test
  4. Professional knowledge test
  5. Latest Developments in Banking Industry.

General English 

  • Verb.
  • Tenses.
  • Adverb.
  • Articles.
  • Grammar.
  • Synonyms.
  • Antonyms.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Conclusion.
  • Comprehension.
  • Word Formation.
  • Error Correction.
  • Theme detection.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.

General aptitude test

  • Number System.
  • Percentages.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Average.
  • Simplification.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Work.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Time and Distance.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

Reasoning test

  • Number Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Directions.
  • Analogy.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Decision Making.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Important Days.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Sports.
  • International & National Organizations.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Countries & Capitals etc.

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Updated: April 2, 2016 — 10:45 am


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  1. @Gayathri : only 3 section no aptitude, do u find any book relevant to this exam

  2. Are there only three sections , professional kowledge and banking developments and english?

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