RBI GRADE B 2019 Reference Books

Exam Date : June 17, 2019
Result Date : June 30, 2019

RBI Grade B Exam Reference Books

According to the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern, the whole exam is divided into 3 parts that are Phase I, Phase II and the Interview. The reference books for each exam is given below:

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Reference Books

The RBI Grade B Exam syllabus for Phase I is divided into 4 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English and General Awareness. The reference books for each section is as follows:

(A) For RBI Grade B Quantitative Aptitude Exam:

RBI Grade B Exam Reference Books- Quantitative Aptitude
Name of Book Author Publisher Cover Page 
Objective Arithematic Rajesh Verma Arihant Publication
Quantitative AptitudeforCompetitiveExaminations R.S.Aggarwal S.Chand
Quantum CAT Sarvesh K Verma Arihant Publication

(B) For RBI Grade 'B' 2019 Reasoning Exam:

RBI Grade B Exam Reference Books-Reasoning
Name of Book Author Publisher Cover Page 
A Modern Approach to Verbal
& Non-Verbal Reasoning
(Revised Edition)
R.S
Aggarwal
S.Chand Publication  
Analytical Reasoning M.K.Pandey BSC Publication  
Verbal Reasoning M.K.Pandey BSC Publication  

(C) For RBI Grade 'B' 2019 English Exam:

RBI Grade B Exam Reference Books- English
Name of Book Author Publisher Cover Page 
High School English
Grammar &
Composition
Wren and Martin S.Chand Publication
Objective General English S.P. Bakshi Arihant Publication
Objective English for
Competitive
Examinations
(5th Edition)
Hari MohanPrasad, Uma Rani Sinha Mcgraw HillEducation

(D) For RBI Grade B 2019 General Awareness Exam:

  • In the General Awareness section, most of the question mainly asked from the current affairs.
  • Prepare and Remember various appointments, Tagline of banks in India.
  • Notes from any good institute can cover this section. 

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Reference Books

The Phase II paper contains 3 sections: Economic and Social Issues, English and Finance & Management. The reference books for each part are

(A) For Economic and Social Issues: 

  • Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh 
  • Indian Economy – Uma Kapila    
  • Indian Economy Key Concepts -Shankar Ganesh
  • The Indian Economy- Sanjiv Verma 
  • Social Problems in India- Ram Ahuja

(B) English: For this portion, books used in Prelims for English are sufficient.

(C) For Finance and Management:

  • Indian Financial System – Bharti V Pathak
  • For basics of the numerical portion, you can refer to class 12th NCERT Accountancy or any other Accounts Reference book.
  • Read Economic Survey and Budget of India for the following year.
  • Yojana Magazine.

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