Canara Bank Specialist Officers Recruitment - 350+ Agri Posts

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Canara Bank has advertised for its Specialist Officers (SO) recruitment.Since common written exams have replaced individual testing, only those who were successful in the IBPS SO CWE can apply for these openings.Being one of the premier public sector bank, it has over 3600 branches spread across India.


With the institute of banking personnel selection fixing specialist officer common exam 2013 in April, this could well be a good chance for some.It may also leave other specializations such as marketing, technical & IT officers disappointed for very little hiring.



1) Agricultural Extension Officers – 350 posts

2) Manager (security – scale II) – 17 posts


Online application and payment of fees to be done from January 28 to February 6


Who are Eligible

As said earlier, the canara bank recruitment is not for all but only to those who qualified already in SO exam.The eligibility conditions for AEO (scale I) position are given below

  • 21 - 30 yrs of age as on Aug 1, 2011 (+3 yrs for obc & +5 for sc/st)
  • Must have 1st class degree in Agri / Horticulture/ Sericulture/ Forestry/ Animal Husbandry/ Vet.Science or other related subjects.
  • Should have cleared IBPS specialist officer exam 2011 & posses valid score card (no minimum TWS score)

Knowledge of state`s local language is preferred but not compulsory.



The appointments for agri. officer post includes group discussion & interview.Depending on the no. of applications, candidates shall shortlist those with top marks in common test

While GD & personal interview are to be conducted for 100 marks, 50% weightage would be given to IBPS CWE score during final list preparation.

The probationary period for scale I officers is 2 years & they should execute Rs.1 lakh service bond.


Steps to Register:

The application fee of Rs.100 (Gen/OBC) or Rs.20 (others) should be paid as at any branch of Canara bank OR from other banks using NEFT before 6.02.2013


Collect appropriate payment receipts and proceed to submit your online application available at


Remember to note down your reg. no. along with password & take a print of the system generated confirmation for future reference.


Know more

Aspirants interested in applying for this Canara bank specialist officers recruitment are requested to visit their official site here to download fee challan, notification & other doc. formats.

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