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RBI Grade B is a dream profession for many aspirants since it is considered to be one of the best and most lucrative career options in the banking industry. There is a lot more that comes your way once you have cleared all the three phases of the RBI Grade B examination, thus one need to prepare well to pass the exam with flying colours. Therefore, there are few highly recommended RBI Grade B Best Books that one needs to study thoroughly to gain knowledge about all the sections mentioned in the syllabus.


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The first phase will be divided into:

The first section of the prelims would be about General awareness which comprises of questions related to:

  • Banking awareness
  • Economy
  • Finance
  • Current affairs


The books that might impart required knowledge for general knowledge section would be:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
Banking Awareness for SBI & IBPS Bank Clerk/PO/RRB/RBI Exams Disha Experts Rs. 148/- 4.2/5.0 Amazon
Banking and Financial Awareness Kiran Prakashan, Pratiyogita Kiran, KICX Rs. 279/- 4.0/5.0 Amazon
Banking Awareness Arihant Experts Rs. 88/- 4.0/5.0 Amazon

Books required for covering the reasoning syllabus:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal Rs. 511/- 4.2/5.0 Amazon
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal – Verbal, Non – Verbal & Analytical Sijwali B S Rs. 439/- 4.4/5.0 flipkart
Analytical Reasoning (2018-2019) MK Panday Rs. 290/- 4.0/5.0 Amazon

For quantitative aptitude questions, you can rely on these books:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma Rs. 277/- 4.5/5.0 Amazon
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations RS Aggarwal Rs. 574/- 4.5/5.0 Amazon
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum Cat Sarvesh K Verma Rs. 495/- 4.5/5.0 Flipkart

The books available to prepare for the English section in the RBI Grade B examination are:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
Complete General English 2019 Book For All Government Exams (Bilingual) Agrawal Examcart Experts Rs. 247.99/- 4.5/5.0 Amazon
High School English Grammar and Composition Book Martin Rs. 275/- 4.5/5.0 Amazon
Objective General English (R.S. Aggarwal) R.S. Aggarwal Rs. 443/- 3.7/5.0 Amazon

The second most phase of the RBI Grade B examination varied from moderate to difficult thus includes questions regarding:

To prepare well for Economic and social issues section, the suggested books are:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
Economic & Social Issues in India Dhrub Kumar Rs. 133/- 3.5/5.0 Amazon
Rs. 110/- 3.9/5.0 flipkart


The newspapers that can help you impart great knowledge are:

  • The Hindu
  • Economic Times
  • Business Standard


The type of magazines and reports you must switch to:

  • Economic and political weekly
  • Southern Economist
  • Yojana
  • RBI Bulletins
  • Business India


The reports which turn out to be quite helpful are:

  • World Development Report
  • Economic Survey of India

The book suggested to clear the English section of the Phase 2 RBI Grade B exam are:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
DESCRIPTIVE ENGLISH: (For All Competitive Examinations) Thakur Rs. 400/- 4.2/5.0 Amazon
Descriptive English S. P. Bakshi Rs. 171/- 4.0/5.0 Amazon
Rs. 163/- 4.4/5.0 Flipkart

The finance and management section of the Phase 2 would require books like:

Name of book Author Price Rating Buy Here
Financial Management(Bilingual) Anil Kumar Dhagat Rs. 324/- 5.0/5.0 Amazon
Financial Management, Theory and Practice Prasanna Chandra Rs. 660/- 4.4/5.0 Amazon
Financial Management, 11th Edition I.M. Pandey Rs. 452.20/- 3.7/5.0 Amazon