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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.

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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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My 10=57% , 12=60% and B.E.=75 am i eligible for rbi grade b Exam ??

aswathypadinjakkara 1st Oct, 2021


Yes you are eligible.

The eligibility criteria, educational qualifications is that candidate should have passed graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants).

Hope this helps.



which course we have to do for RBI grade b officer after 12th completion with neet

Papeya Student Expert 24th Sep, 2021

The eligibility for RBI Grade B Officer General is simply passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University securing 60% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved categories, or passed postgraduation from a recognized University securing 55% aggregate,

in case of RBI Grade B Offficer DEPR the eligibility criteria is passed Master's Degree in Economics /  Integrated Economics/Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Course/ Finance securing 55% aggregate or passed  PGDM/ MBA Finance with at least 55% aggregate,

for RBI Grade B Offficer DSIM , the eligibility criteria is Master's Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur or Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay securing 55% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved categories, or passed Master's Degree in Mathematics securing 55% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved categories, and passed one year post graduate diploma in statistics or related subjects , or passed M. Stat from Indian Statistical Institute securing 55% aggregate, or passed Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) from ISI Kolkata/IIT Kharagpur/IIM Calcutta with securing 55% aggregate.

how to become a RBI grade b officer full information

Karrisaro 26th Jul, 2021


The Rbi grade b officer duty is that

Handing the currency issues and its circulation ,

ensuring the nation's  financial stability

handling government  and central bank account

To become ana rbi grade b officer there will be aexam conducted which is a country wide examination in three phases




Who gives the best output they will get selected

But first of all you have to know about the exam syllabus

For that check the given link below


All the best!


I am a student of bcom hons second year. Making aim for RBI GRADE B. But I am not getting how to start my studies from now. That whether should I watch ga videos from now onwards or when I will be giving the exam. IN SHORT HOW A COLLEGE STUDENT SHOULD START PREPARING FOR RBI GRADE B?

Aditi Yadav 6th Jul, 2021
Hey Subhi!

As a college student,you need to manage both your college studies as well as your RBI Grade-B preparation.

1.First,you need to read the syllabus thoroughly.

This link has RBI Grade - B syllabus and exam pattern.


2.After that make a list of best books for your preparation.

Always make the book list by keeping the syllabus in your mind.

This link has list of books for your preparation.


3.Make a routine for your college studies and for RBI grade B exam preparation.Follow it religiously.

4.You can also watch some videos to get to know the RBI grade - B stategy,what to read and what not to read,how to manage time ,how to keep yourself motivated throughout the preperation etc. on any platform.

5.Watch interviews of toppers to improve your communication skills and vocabulary.

Know more about the RBI grade - B exam here -


I hope this answer helps you.

Feel free to ask if you have any more queries.

All the best for your preparation!

Full Details About UPSC exam and other questions I will ask later

suchayitaanusaha 7th Mar, 2021


UPSC examination is a civil service examination in India. If you crack this examination you will be become IPS, IAS, IFS , IRS etc  actually so many government position will be required from this examination.

This examination conducted by two phases one is preliminary and 2nd is mains. After clear both phase you have to clear the interview round and then you are selected. After selecting your training period is continuing for 2 years and then you are getting your job as government service officer. And during training period you also get paid from government because this time you are also a government trainee officer.

So many subjects you have to study for crack this examination like economics, law, anthropology, sociology, history, medical science, public administration, psychology, geology, commerce and accountancy, agriculture, philosophy, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, animal husbandry, current affairs etc.

For age limit candidate must be 21 years old and not less than that and upper age will be 32 years old. You have to complete your graduation degree minimum. This is the main eligibility criteria for UPSC examination.

All the best.

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