Canara Bank PO Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 4th March- Shift 2

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Canara Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018:

Canara Bank has conducted its online examination today, and the second shift is over now. This Computer Based Test was conducted by Canara Bank to select candidates for the admission to PGDBF course who will be further appointed as PO in the various branches of the Bank. After Canara Bank PO 2018 Shift-II is over, aspirants who will be appearing in the next banking exams must be eager to know about the Examination's level, types of questions asked, all of which can help them to appear in the same.

This article will give you the opportunity to analyze the Canara Bank PO 2018 exam & question asked in the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and General Awareness. After critical analysis and review given by candidates who have appeared for the first shift, we would say that this year's Canara Bank PO Shift-2 examination was of Easy to Moderate level.

Canara Bank PO Analysis: Overall 

The Online Examination constituted of an objective test which had four sections namely English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness and there were 50 questions for 50 marks in each section. The objective test had a composite time of 2 hours for all four sections. 


Subjects Good Attempts
Reasoning 33-38
Quantitative Aptitude 23-29
English Language 21-24
General Awareness 31-35
Overall 121-133

Reasoning ( Easy-Moderate )

There were 5 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Linear (Parallel lines) - 1 Variable
  • Floor Based- 3 Variables
  • Linear (Straight line) 1 Variable
  • Lectures in different cities based Puzzle - 2 Variable
  • Age-based

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 25 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5
Argument/Inference/Statement and Conclusion/ Strength of Arguments 10 Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude ( Easy-Moderate)

There were 3 sets of data interpretation, following were the types of DI:

  • Tabular 
  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series  5 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Partnership 1 Easy
A problem on Ages 1 Easy
SI and CI 1 Easy
Profit and Loss 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Work and Time 1 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

English Language ( Moderate - Difficult)

The level of this section was moderate to difficult in comparison with the rest of the examination. There were 2 sets of reading comprehensions and they also included 4 vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms. 


Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate - Difficult
Close Test 7 Moderate
Para Jumbles 10 Moderate - Difficult
Double Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate - Difficult
Connectors  5 Moderate - Difficult
Sentence Completion  8 Moderate - Difficult
Total 50 Moderate - Difficult

General Awareness ( Moderate)

The level of GA was the moderate and maximum number of questions were from current affairs of January and February. Apart from this, there were also questions of banking and financial awareness and around 8-10 questions were from static awareness. 17-18 questions were of Current Affairs. No questions were asked from the Union Budget 2018. 30+ questions were asked from Adda247 GK Power Capsule.


All the best for Result!!