This blog post of mine apprises you about the important information contained in the Canara Bank Clerk Recruitment Notification 2012 to help you apply for the same and also some Canara Bank Interview Question Prep material towards the end.
Canara Bank Clerk Vacancy 2012:
There are 2000 Clerk vacancies in Canara Bank as per the notification with category-wise vacancies as given below:
SC: 332, ST:143, OBC: 487, UR:1038, TOT: 2000
You can find the state-wise category-wise vacancies in the table at right. This State-wise vacancy is very important as you have to apply for the clerk positions state-wise and you should be able to read, write, speak local language of that state. Moreover you should have appeared IBPS CWE 2011 from a centre of that state for which vacancies you want to apply.
Canara Bank Clerk Salary:
Salary (i.e. Pay-scale) offered by Canara Bank for these Clerk positions is Basic Pay: Rs.7200 – 19300 with other benefits like DA, HRA, etc
Canara Bank Eligibility for Clerks:
Age Eligibility (as on 01.08.2011): Min 18 yrs, Max 28 yrs. (Relaxations exists as per Govt rule).
Educational Qualification Eligibility:
Min 60% aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM candidates just pass marks) in Class-X/ Matriculation.
Min 50% aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM candidates just pass marks) in Class-XII.
Graduation degree in any discipline.
Other Canara Bank Clerk Eligibility:
1.0 You should have appeared IBPS CWE 2011 from a centre in that State/UT for which you wish to apply.
2.0 You should be able to read, write and speak official language of that state.
3.0 You should have operating & working knowledge in computer systems or acquire the same within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.
4.0 You shall acquire working knowledge of Hindi, if not possessed already, before completion of probationary period.
4.0 Individual Test Cut-off in IBPS CWE: 24 for unreserved category and 21 for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXS
IBPS CWE Cut-Off for Canara Bank Clerks:
You can find the IBPS CWE state-wise cut-off for Canara Bank Clerks in the table at left.
Selection Process for Canara Bank Clerks:
Based on the CWE scores of the applicants received by Canara Bank, it is going to shortlist the candidates for personal interview. Interview would consist of 100 marks. Proficiency (i.e. read, write & speak) in Official Language of the State / UT for which you had applied, will be tested during GD and marks will be awarded for the same.
Final merit list for Canara Bank Clerk Recruitment would be prepared based on IBPS CWE mark, GD & Interview with following weightage:
CWE: 60, GD: 15, Interview: 25.
Canara Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
You can apply for Canara Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 only online, There is no offline form.
Canara Bank Clerk Interview Question:
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You should also be ready to face questions on "What is Canara Bank", as the interviewer would want to know how much interested you are for this job. So go through this About us page of Canara Bank
and also the Wiki page
on Canara Bank. Following are the traits which generally checked in Bank Clerk Interview: Attitude, Personality, level of communication, clarity and problem solving innovativeness, knowledge /proficiency in local/State language (ability to read, write and speak local/State language) level of effectiveness in computer operations, willingness to work anywhere in the State
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Hope with above information on Canara Bank Clerk recruitment you can not only apply with ease but also get that coveted Canara Bank job easily. Best wishes!