RBI Grade B Books | Recommended and Best books for RBI Grade B Preparation 2019


The RBI Grade B exam is one of the most competitive exams in India. Every year, lakhs of talented and bright individuals apply for around 150 to 200 seats. So, if you want to crack RBI Grade B 2019, then you need to prepare in a smart way. To prepare well, you need to refer to the right RBI Grade B Books.

At Topprnotes, we are always here to help you. Here, in this article, we would talk about the  RBI Grade B Exam Books that you can refer to cover the syllabus and prepare for the exam in a better way.

RBI Grade B Books – Knowing the Exam Pattern

Before we know about the RBI Grade B Officer Books, we should know about the schedule of the exam. We should know about the subjects that are there and the marks allotted for each subject. There are two stages of the written exam – Phase I and Phase II. The following tables give the details of the exam pattern:

RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern for Phase I

All of the papers in this stage is of MCQ type. The details are given below:

S.NoSubjectsNo. of questionsTime DurationMaximum Marks
1General Awareness80120 minutes200 Marks
2English Language30
3Quantitative Aptitude30
4Reasoning Ability60

RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern for Phase II

Phase II is one of the crucial stages of the exam as the marks you get in the exam would count towards your final results. The RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Phase II would be of MCQ type. Only one paper would be of the descriptive type. The details of the exam pattern are given below:

PapersName of PaperType of PaperTime DurationMax. Marks
IEconomic and social issueObjective90 minute100
IIEnglish (Writing skill)Descriptive90 minute100
IIIFinance and ManagementObjective90 minute100

To know more about the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern, click on the button below:

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2019

You also need to know about the syllabus to know what exactly should you study. To get the complete details of the RBI Grade B Syllabus, click on the button below:

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019

Recommended RBI Grade B Books

SubjectTitleWhy You Should ReadLinks
ReasoningRBI Grade – B Officer’s Exam Phase 1 Objective Type & Previous Year Solved PapersThis has a good deal of questions on reasoning from RBI previous year question papersBuy Now
EnglishWiley’s Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Officers Grade ‘B’ Phase – II Exam Goalpost Comprehensive Guide – 2018This contains a lot of practice questions, not only for English but other subjects as wellBuy Now
Quantitative AptitudeQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsThis book teaches you short tricks to solve quant questions. It is also good for practiceBuy Now
General AwarenessGeneral/Banking/Financial Awareness with Current Affairs for Bank Exams


This books contains a wealth of knowledge on GK, Finance and Banking AwarenessBuy Now
SubjectTitleWhy You Should ReadLinks
EconomicsIndian Economy Key ConceptsThis book gives useful insights in the workings of the Indian Economy. You would be able to answer a majority of questions after thoroughly reading this oneBuy Now
English Writing SkillsDescriptive Writing Book for SBI, IBPS, SSC CGL, NABARD Grade-A, RBI Grade-B & Other Competitive Exams.This book teaches you the way that you should approach the descriptive questions. It also have a good deal of practice questions.Buy Now
Finance and ManagementFinancial Management: Theory and PracticeThis book introduces to the key concepts of finance, management and financial management. This is simple to understand even for the student who has no background in the subjectFinancial Management: Theory and Practice
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