Canara Bank Specialist officer - Computer Programmer [JMGS Scale 1]
The results have come out and i have been selected. I have got the appointment letter & i am to join canara bank @ bang on 8th may.

Written Exam 

Time given Afternoon session 1-15pm
Same time to 12 people. actual intv @ 6 pm.
Time take for each candidate 20- 25 min

4 Panel members

[all males 1- a very sound expert on computers [almst all aspects of comp]

Asked tech Qs. and appears to help us by explaining what others r trying to ask,

1- Quite and observing asked related to economics

1- DGM - knowledge abt evrything. generally asked hr qs

1- tries to provoke u into blunders- asked comp definitions, some general politics stuff]

[ the atmosphere is warm relaxed and almost like a talk except when the tech They do a whole lot of talking aloud among themseleves in front of u. Infact one panelist told other "I was trying to provoke her"]


Good Evening!

Q- Abt native place [basically to set an informal atmosphere]

They said they have a nri remittance branch there.

Q-- what do u think abt unionism attitude?

Lots of tech nical qs.

Q -- tell the names of all subjects studied in Mca.

Ans - named abt 16 subjects of 18 [1 said most dont beyond 4, am surpised u went till here.]

Q -- 3 fav subjects; then Qs on each [this is the bait they really fry u on these topics]

Ans--dbms, AI, networks.

Q -- name types of dbms

Q -- difference between hierchical and relational structure in dbms. [he drew 2 structure to represent both and tol me to tell difference.]

Q -- what else have u learnt in dbms

Q -- what is data integrity

Q -- what have u learnt in AI.

Q -- define artifitial intelligence and neural networks.

Q -- say someting abt n/ws

Q -- how many layers r there in osi model.

Q -- name them.

Q -- which is ur fav layers.

Ans--transport layer

Q -- say something abt trans layer.

Q-- what projects have u done?

Q-- write first 10 lines of code of your project & explain them [waslooking for logic of the project in those lines]

Q-- can u be a team leader inspite of being a fresher?

Q-- can u be a team member?

Q-- what do u want to become - a manager or a leader?

Q-- will u do a job that u dont find interesting but ur team leader is
excited abt? what if its data entry?

Q-- what is ur principle "work out of pleasure or pleasure out of work" y canbank?

Ans -- u r forerunner in IT services. blah blah blah ..... have implemented red hat linux open office. they r surprised ask this is official and internal matter how did u know. 

Ans -- its on net.

what do u think is better win or linux. give 3 pts. They say linux appears free but is v. costly than win.

Q- define:

1) firewall
2) ethical hacking

Q- what is gdp
ans Gross domestic Product.

Q -define it ...
ans gdp is....

they pay a great deal of attention to accent & body language. they in fact commented among themselves aloud abt my habit of quote unquote as western  style and that it is taught in coaching classes. and that i dont have any language accent

Q-- have u been to coaching classes? for what?
Some other guys were asked:--

Q-- what do u know abt Banking?

Q-- what was Hilters policy?

Q-- what was his slogan/motto?

Q-- what is core banking?
Basically fav subject is the bait q.

Lastly they have a tray of chocolates ask every candidate to take one when leaving.