Canara Bank is inviting online applications to fill up 220 vacancies for Specialist Officer posts and Special Recruitment Drive for ST category. The Public Sector Bank has published advertisement number CB/RP/2/2020 at canarabank.com for SO posts including Backup Administrator, Network Administrator and others as well as the posts of Sr. Manager and Manager under Special Recruitment Drive. Eligible and intending candidates are required to apply online at the aforementioned website starting from November 25, 2020. The last date of registration is December 15, 2020.
The complete vacancy bifurcation details are indicated in the aforementioned advertisement. Under Special Recruitment Drive for ST category in Scale-I & III, there are 13 vacancies available for the post of Manager and 1 for the post of Sr. Manager. The other vacancies are available for the post of Specialist Officer in various disciplines in Scale I & II such as Backup administrator, Network Administrator, Developer/Programmers and other posts. In all, there are 220 vacancies available.
Candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfil the specified eligibility conditions in order to apply for a post. Post-wise details of minimum eligibility criteria is indicated in the detailed advertisement. It must be noted that a candidate can apply for only one post in this recruitment. For instance, age of candidates must be within 20 to 30 years for post codes in the scale of JMGS-I. On the other hand, the age of the applicants must be within 22 to 35 years in order to apply for posts in the scale of MMGS-II. Similarly, candidates applying for the post of Sr. Manager in the scale of MMGS-III must be within 25-38 years. Candidates are advised to read the advertisement carefully and fulfil other specified educational qualifications and post qualification experience before applying.
The initial selection of registered applicants is to be done through an online examination tentatively scheduled to be held in January/February 2021. The examination will consist of a 200 marks question paper having 150 objective type questions. Candidates will be allowed 2 hours duration to complete the test. The paper will be divided into three sections namely Professional Knowledge in the are of Specialization, Test of English and Latest Developments in the Banking Industry. Each section will have 50 questions. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for incorrect answers in the test. The list of test centres across the country can be checked from the detailed advertisement.
Qualifiers of the test are to be shortlisted for final appointment through interview and Group Discussion. Minimum qualifying marks in this stage will not be less than 55% for General candidates. Reserved category candidates have to secure at least 50% marks. Candidates are required to produce all original documents for verification of eligibility and identity during this stage. One must keep a tab on the official website for further updates about the interview stage post selection in the online test.
Applications for the recruitment are to be made on the official website of Canara Bank only. No other modes of application will be entertained by the bank for this recruitment. Candidates are advised to keep scanned documents such as photograph and signature ready before filling the online application form. A fee of Rs 600 + GST must be paid by candidates online in order to apply. For SC/ST and PWBD candidates the fee amount is Rs 100 + GST. The direct link to download the detailed advertisement is provided in this read above. Candidates must read it carefully before applying.