1. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Notification

Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Notification was released on December 31st, 2022. Karnataka Bank Recruitment released the notification for Karnataka Bank PO. The post vacancies are released for candidates who completed post-graduation. Aspirants will have to appear in an online exam and Interview round to qualify for Karnataka Bank PO posts.

Check here for Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Notification

Presently,  Karnataka bank officials have completed the recruitment process for Karnataka Bank PO 2023 notification. The selected candidates will have to undergo an “induction training program at their own cost and after the successful completion of the training program, the candidates are posted to the branches or offices. So aspirants can get information about the exam. To know more details about the notification, kindly go through the below blog.

2. About Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Exam

Karnataka Bank 2023 notification was released on 31st December 2022 on the official website  www.karnatakabank.com. The vacancies for the Karnataka Bank Scale -1  exam are conducted in two stages. 

  • Stage- I – Online Exam
  • Stage- II – Interview 

Karnataka Bank Exam Pattern 

Karnataka Bank Recruitment 2023: Exam Pattern
S. No Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1. Computer Awareness 30 30 15 Minutes
2. English Language 50 50 35 Minutes
3. General Awareness 50 50 20 Minutes
4. Reasoning 30 30 20 Minutes
5. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 Minutes
Total 200 200 120 Minutes
Descriptive Test of English Language 2 25 30 Minutes


  • Interview  Round: 

Candidates who qualified in the Online exam will be called for an Interview round. The selected students based on their merit percentage will be selected for the Training program. 

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  • Online Test series 
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4. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Exam Highlights

Karnataka Bank PO 2023 notification: Overview
Organization Karnataka Bank
Exam Name Karnataka Bank Exam 2023
Post Probationary Officers
Category Bank Job
Application Mode Online
Selection Process Online Exam & Interview
Salary Rs 84,000
Official website karnatakabank.com

5. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Online Application & Fee

Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Online Application Process and  Fee for the exam are mentioned below. But before starting the application process students are required to keep the below-mentioned documents scanned 

  • Photograph Image 
  • Signature, Hand-written Declaration Image, and Left Thumb Impression
  • Documents related to Academics 

5.1 Online Application Process

  1. Candidates applying for the Karnataka Bank PO exam should visit the official website  www.karnatakabank.com
  2. Next candidates are required to click on the “APPLY NOW” button and a new tab will appear.
  3. Candidates to register a new application should click on the “Click here for New Registration” tab.
  4. Then enter all the required information such as Name, Contact number, and Email ID. A provisional Registration number with a Password will be generated and sent to the registered email Id.
  5. Candidates are required to log in again on the official website with the registered ID and password.  
  6. After login, candidates should carefully fill in all the required information and click on the complete registration button. 
  7. Students can also Click on the Save and Next button to save all the entered information.
  8. Next, candidates should verify all the entered information and click on “Validate your details and click the “Save & Next button”
  9. Now candidates can proceed to upload all the required documents 
  10. Then click on the PREVIEW button to verify all the details and click on the Complete Registration Button
  11. Then a payment tab will appear after clicking on the Complete registration button. Complete the payment process by clicking the “PAYMENT TAB”
  12. Finally, click on Submit Button

5.2 Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Exam Fee

Karnataka Bank Recruitment 2023: Application Fees
Category Application Fees
General Rs. 800+GST
SC/ST Rs. 700+GST

6. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

6.1 Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka Bank PO: 

Educational Qualification Post Graduates from any discipline of any UGC-recognized university 
Nationality Must be a citizen of India
Experience No prior experience is required.


6.2 Age Limit 

The maximum age required to apply for Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Notification is 28 years. The students applying for Karnataka Bank PO exams must have been born on 02-12-1994 or after 02-12-1994.

Karnataka Bank Recruitment 2023: Age Limit
Post Maximum Age
PO 28 Years


6.3 Age Relaxation 

There will be 5 years of age relaxation for all the SC/ ST candidates.  To avail of the relaxation it is mandatory to produce all the required documents at the time of the interview round.

6.4 Education Qualification For Karnataka Bank PO 

Karnataka Bank Recruitment 2023: Educational Qualification
Posts  Educational Qualification
PO Post Graduates in any discipline From a Board /University/ Institution that is recognized by Govt. of India or any UGC Bodies that are governed by Govt. 

7. Karnataka Bank PO 2023- Important Dates

Karnataka Bank PO 2023: Important Dates
Events Dates
Karnataka Bank Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF 30th December 2022
Karnataka Bank PO Admit Card 2nd February 2023
Karnataka Bank PO Exam 19th February 2023
Karnataka Bank PO Result 3 April 2023

8. Karnataka Bank PO Selection Procedure

The Selection Procedure for Karnataka Bank PO is conducted by The Karnataka Bank Recruitment Board. Students are required to qualify for the online exam and Interview round.

Stage- 1 Online examination: Students are required to attend the online examination which is an objective exam. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer as a penalty and 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.

Stage -2 Interview Round: Candidates qualified in Onime exams will be called for the Interview Round. The interview will be conducted at the head office, Mangaluru, or any other centres if decided by the officials.

The  Final results will be notified by the board through the registered email Id or will release a notification on the website.

9. Karnataka Bank PO Syllabus 2023

Subject Syllabus
  • Analogy
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Number Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Ranking
  • Alphabet Series
  • Directions
  • Decision Making
  • Mirror Images
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Embedded Figures
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Unseen Passages
  • Verb
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses
  • Error Correction
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Antonyms
General Awareness
  • International & National Organizations
  • Abbreviations
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Awards and Honors
  • Budget and Five-Year Plans
  • Important Days
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Countries & Capitals
Computer Knowledge
  • Basic of Computers
  • Computer Organization
  • Generations of the computer
  • Input & Output Device
  • Shortcuts & Basic knowledge of MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Powerpoint
  • Memory Orientation
  • Internet
  • LAN
  • WAN
  • Modem
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Modern-day Technology
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number System
  • Percentages
  • Decimal & Fractions
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Problems on Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Time and Distance
  • HCF & LCM
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Data Interpretation

10. Karnataka Bank PO Vacancy 2022: Category-Wise

The exam is conducted by the officials of the Karnataka Bank board. The main reason for this notification is to fill the PO jobs of scale-1 Posts related to Karnataka Bank. There is no proper categorization for the post related to Karnataka Bank PO scale-1. However, the total count of vacancies released in the 2023 notification is 341 posts. For regular updates do check this blog.

11. Karnataka Bank PO Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

Karnataka Bank PO Cut-Off is released after conducting all the exams at different centres. It is mostly released with the results of the Karnataka Bank PO exam. This means students have to wait for results to know the cutoff mark. But can check the previous year’s cut marks for an idea. As with every year, the cut-off marks will be similar to the previous year. 

Karnataka Bank PO Cut-Off Marks (Expected)
Category Expected Cut-Off Marks
General 135-140
BC 130-135
SC 120-125
ST 110-115

12. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Salary Structure

After successful completion of the probation period, the employee will be appointed to locations. According to the 2023 Karnataka Bank PO notification, the Salary for a Probation Officer is Rs/-84,000  per month. Whereas the average salary is Rs 8,21,877/-  for employees having 0 -3 years of experience.

13. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Exam Centre

There will be an online exam where students are required to visit the exam centres to attend the exam. Karnataka Bank PO Exam centre is given below – 

  1. Bengaluru
  2. Hubballi
  3. Mangaluru
  4. Mumbai
  5. Mysuru
  6. New Delhi
  7. Shivamogga

14. Karnataka Bank PO Preparation Tips 2023.

The Karnataka Bank PO Exam is conducted by the Karnataka Board. The exams conducted are a bit easier than other exams. As there is only an online exam and interview round. Students interested in baking can easily crack the exams with proper preparation. Here are a few tips to follow for Karnataka Bank PO 2023.

  • Prioritise the syllabus, do prepare the important topics
  • Working on basics, Learning a proper basic lays the foundation strongly.
  • Make notes, while preparing for exams. Do prepare your shorts
  • Analysis of the syllabus, and segregating the syllabus content into portions.
  • Attend mock exams
  • Read daily newspapers and follow regular current affairs
  • Have proper time management, create a timetable, and strictly follow it.
  • Check previous years’ papers to understand the pattern of questions.
  • Revise regularly, follow a reputed publisher’s book

15. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Training

The selected candidates for Karnataka Bank PO should undergo an “Induction Training  Programme”.All the selected students will have to complete the training program at the Banks Staff Training College, Magaluru. After successful completion of the program students are posted to any respected bank of Karnataka Bank. 

According to the notification, there will be 1 year probation period and as per bank rules, there will be a confirmation of posts for Karnataka Bank PO 2023,

16. Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card for Karnataka Bank PO was released on 10th February. All students could download the admit card and check the information regarding the exam centre, date, time, and venue. It is important to carry the Hall ticket i.e. admit card to the exam centre.

Call Letters for the interview round will be sent to the qualified students. Candidates will get the results of online exams and based on the merit list students will be called to the interview.

17. Karnataka Bank PO Online Exam 2023 Result

The Karnataka Bank PO Online Exam results were declared in April. Students waiting for the results can see their results in the link below. The exam results for Karnataka Bank PO Online Exams are conducted by the recruitment board of Karnataka. Students can also check the official website of Karnataka Bank PO.

Click Here for Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Results

18. Karnataka Bank PO Interview Process

Candidates after clearing the Online exam are called for the Interview process. The Karnataka Bank PO Interview process is conducted by the board. Candidates are called to the  Head office of Karnataka Bank. The official officers of Karnataka Bank will personally lead the interviews and select candidates for the final round. Chosen candidates should undergo a medical test and will be posted to respective bank posts. An allotment letter will be released to their registered email IDs, which is the final stage of Karnataka Bank PO Posts.

19. FAQ's

1. What is the recruitment process for Karnataka Bank PO?

Ans. The recruitment process for Karnataka Bank PO candidates has to go through two stages. Stage-I Online Exam and Stage-II Interview Round. 

2. What are the eligibility criteria for Karnataka Bank PO?

Ans. Post Graduations in any discipline from any recognized university are eligible to apply for the 2023 Karnataka Bank PO notification.

3. How many vacancies are there in Karnataka Bank PO 2023?

Ans. There are 341 vacancies in Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Notification.

4. What is the online application fee for Karnataka Bank PO 2023 Exam?

Ans. The application fee for the 2023 Karnataka Bank PO Exam is Rs.700 for SC/ST  eligible candidates and Rs 800 for other candidates. The application fee is non-refundable.

5. What is the last date for submitting the online application of Karnataka Bank PO Recruitment 2023?

Ans. The last date to apply for 2023 Karnataka Bank PO Recruitment is 10th January 2023.

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