Rbi grade b books for preparation with tips to crack exam

rbi grade b books for preparation

Rbi released notification for post of rbi grade b officers 2021.  Most of candidates preparing for banking exams are aware about exam pattern of rbi grade b. there are 163 vacancies  and last date for application is 23 May 2021. Most of canidates lookin for information like selection process, rbi grade b books for preparation, exam pattern,  eligibility and all other details.

Before we see  details about rbi grade b books for preparation we must know exam patter of exam.

rbi grade b Exam pattern

exam for rbi grade b officer post is divided  in three phases.


rbi grade b phase 1 consist of  200 marks objective paper with time duration 120 minutes. ( 1 question – 1 mark)

phase 1 paper is divided in to four sections

General awareness – 80

English Language – 30

Quantitative aptitude – 30

Reasoning – 60

There is no negative marking for this and marks obtained in Phase 1 will not be counted  in final merit list. it is just qualifying in nature.

RBI Grade b books for preparation Phase 1

General Awareness

this section has highest wattage. There fore general awareness is most important section for preparation. Candidates need to give more preparation time for this section because it has vast range of topics and you need to be updated with all important news  daily. You also need to focus on financial awareness or banking awareness. we recommend below rbi grade b books for general awareness .

  1. Lucent’s General Knowledge
  2. Manorama year book 2021
  3. India year book by ministry of information

English  Language

English section will mainly consist of reading comprehension,  error spotting, fill in the blanks, para jumble,phrases. You need more practice in english so save time in questions like reading comprehension. Instead of reading or focusing more on grammar rule try to solve objective questions as much as possible. To practice different types of questions we recommend below rbi grade b book for English.

  1. S P Bakshi Objective English
  2. English grammar by wren n martin
  3. word power made easy

Quantitative Aptitude

This is time consuming section in exam. Remember there are only 120 minutes in for 200 questions. To score well you should attempt maximum number of questions. Some questions in Quantitative aptitude will be tricki. Don’t waste time in difficult  questions. You should choose right questions for attempt. Time management is key to crack exam. Recommended Rbi grade b books  for Quantitative aptitude as below.

  1. Quantitative aptitude by r s aggarwal
  2. Quiker Math by M tyra.

Logical Reasoning

This  is most scoring section in rbi grade b phase 1 exam. Just Practice more.

books for logical reasoning

Verbal and non verbal reasoning by r s aggarwal.

Recommended books for rbi mains exam

mains exam divided in three papers

Paper  1 –  Economic and Social Issues 

Rbi grade b books for economic and social Issues

  1. Indian Economy by Mishra and Puri. (Latest Edition)
  2. Growth And Development by Devraj Ray
  3. Sociology by C.N. Shankar Rao

paper 2 –  English Writing Skill

Rbi grade b books for English  Writing.

  1. RBI Grade-B Officer’s Exam Phase 2 Descriptive Type Test Practice Work Book (Including Solved Paper) by Kiran Prakashan
  2. Descriptive General English by S P Bakshi and Richa Sharma

Paper 3 –  Optional Subject

The optional papers are:

  1. Finance & Management
  2. Economics
  3. Statistics

Search best books for  rbi grade b optional subject according to subject you chosen.

For all in one practice book for rbi grade b phasae 1 book

Rbi grade b practice work book by kiran publication

Rbi grade b officer all in one guide by Disha experts

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