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Canara Bank: Important Key Points to Remember

Published on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Tagline: Together We Can
Headquarter: Bangalore, Karnataka
CEO: Rakesh Sharma


  • Canara Bank is one of the most important public sector bank of our country.
  • Most of you would be waiting for IBPS PO-6 and IBPS Clerk-6 result and many of you would have given first priority to this bank, since it had maximum vacancy this year.
  • Let us see a detailed note on Canara Bank, which will be helpful for all banking aspirant.


  • Founded as 'Canara Bank Hindu Permanent Fund' in 1906, by late Shri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai, a philanthropist,
  • This small seed blossomed into a limited company as 'Canara Bank Ltd.' in 1910.
  • The Government of India nationalized Canara Bank, along with 13 other major commercial banks of India, on 19 July 1969.
  • In 1976, Canara Bank inaugurated its 1000th branch.
  • In 1996, Canara Bank became the first Indian Bank to get ISO certification.
  • As of September 2016, the bank had a network of 5849 branches and more than 10026 ATMs spread across India.

Abroad Offices:

  • London
  • Hong Kong
  • Moscow
  • Shanghai
  • Doha
  • Bahrain
  • South Africa
  • Dubai
  • Tanzania
  • New York

Logo of Canara Bank:

List of Banks Acquired by Canara Bank:

  • G. Raghumathmul Bank
  • Bank of Kerala
  • Seasia Midland Bank
  • Trivandrum Permanent Bank
  • Sree Poornathrayeesa Vilasam Bank
  • Arnad Bank
  • Cochin Commercial Bank
  • Pandyan Bank
  • Lakshmi Commercial Bank


  • Canfin Homes Limited
  • Canbank Factors Limited
  • Canbank Venture Capital Fund Limited
  • Canbank Computer Services Limited
  • Canara Bank Securities Limited
  • Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Limited
  • Canbank Financial Services Limited
  • Canara HSBC Oriental Life Insurance Company Limited

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