Best Books to prepare for RBI Officer Grade B - What makes someone’s preparation for any entrance examination effective? The answer remains – few important aspects like follow and make preparation plan according to the syllabus and exam pattern, mock tests and previous years question papers must be practised more often, make a time table, etc. However, apart from these elements of preparation, one of the major contributors in your success is the books, newspapers, reports and magazines you prepare from. Thus, to aid you to crack RBI Grade B Officer exam, Careers360 brings to you a list of best books to prepare for RBI Officer Grade B. Read through the article below to know about the important books.

Best Books to prepare for RBI Officer Grade B


The application form of RBI Officer Grade B 2018 is available from July 3. Interested candidates can fill the application form till July 23 in online mode.


The Phase I exam of RBI Officer Grade B 2018 (DR) General, DEPR, and DSIM is slated to be held on August 16. RBI Officer Grade B Phase II exam for General Direct Recruitment will be conducted on September 7, Phase II exam for Direct Recruitment into DEPR and DSIM is to be held on September 6 and 7.


Candidates can check important books for RBI Officer Grade B Direct Recruitment (DR) General given below.


Important Books for RBI Officer Grade B Direct Recruitment (DR) General


Important Books for Economics and Social Issues(Paper I)


Weekly/Monthly/Magazines/Bulletins /Reports

News Papers


Indian Economy: Uma Kapila: (Series of Books)

Economic and Political Weekly

The Economic Times

World Development Report

Indian Economy: Mishra Puri. (Latest Edition)

Southern Economist

The Hindu

Economic Survey of India

Growth And Development: Devraj Ray


The Business Standard


Sociology: C.N. Shankar Rao

Business India




RBI Bulletins



Important Books for Finance (Paper III)


An introduction to Economics – A W Stonier and D C Hauge

Monetary Theory and Public Policy – Kenneth Kurihara

Indian Economy – Mishra and Puri

Indian Economy – R. Dutt and KPM Sundaram

Economic Growth and Development – Mayer and Baldwin

Major economic newspapers and Economic and Political Weekly

Public Finance – K K Andley and Sundaram

Financial Management – Prasanna Chandra

Important Reports for DEPR

RBI publications

RBI Annual Report

Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India

Monetary Policy Report published by the Government of India over the previous two years

Financial Stability Report published by the Government of India over the previous two years

Economic Survey published by the Government of India over the previous two years

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What is the salary in hand for newly recruited RBI grade b officer.and also pls tell me what perks they get?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 19th Feb, 2020


The basic pay for RBI Grade B officer is Rs.35150 with RS.1750 increment upto 9 years.And by including Dearness allowance, house rent allowance, medical allowance, family allowance, house rent allowance, basic allowance your monthly gross salary will be approximately Rs.77,208.

Now, the perks along with this post are

  • Reimbursement of expenses of vehicle for official purpose
  • Newspaper bill
  • Telephone bill
  • Book grant
  • Furnishing allowance
  • Reimbursement of medical expenses
  • Free dispensary
  • Loans at concessional interest rates
  • New pension scheme
  • Leave fare concession all according to the eligibility

My dob is sep10 1999. Am I eligible for rbi grade b 2020 in terms of age?

Somrita Bhattacharya 18th Jan, 2020


RBI Grade B age limit is 21 to 30 years for general category candidates. To apply for the post of RBI Grade B 2020, the candidate should be a minimum of 21 years of age. He/she should not exceed 30 years as on 1st January 2020.

So your age should be 21 on 1st january 2020 to be eligible for the examination.

Good luck


How much salary do RBI grade b officer get on entry level excluding all allowances and taxes?pls help me

shivam gupta 6th Jan, 2020

All the Officers selected through RBI Grade B 2019 Exam will be given the annual salary of 12-14 Lac. Along with this CTC comes numerous emoluments and perks. The Pay Scale for the RBI grade B Officer is Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400.

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i forgot to print application form but i do have admission letter. is application form relevant? if yes, how can i get the print. thanks in advance

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 27th Oct, 2019


you can log in to the applicant portal and check if there is still option available for print or download the application form.

hope you may understand.


Elegbility for RBI grade B officer

Supriya Kumari 3rd Jun, 2019


The eligibility criteria RBI Officer Grade B, candidates must be in between 21 to 30 years of age. For M. Phil and Ph. D candidates the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years, respectively.

Thank you..!!

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