Best Books for OSCB Assistant Manager Exam – Check Now

Best Books for OSCB Assistant Manager: OSCB Assistant Manager exam will be conducted on 6th March 2022. It is high time for aspirants to prepare for the exam and the best preparation can be done with good books that cover the syllabus of the exam. In this blog, we will be discussing the best books for OSCB Assistant Manager preparation.

Best Books for OSCB Assistant Manager Exam– Subject Wise


Objective General English by S.P Bakshi

This book will help the aspirants in brushing up their English language skills which will prove to be beneficial in clearing the OSCB Assistant Manager exam.

High School English Grammar And Composition by Wren and Martin

This book is great for learning the basics of English grammar. It will improve your English significantly. It is a great learning tool for the OSCB Assistant Manager exam.

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S Aggarwal

This is one of the most popular books for any competitive exam preparation. It contains a great collection of maths questions that are essential for clearing the Quantitative Aptitude section of the OSCB Assistant Manager exam.

Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra

This is also one of the popular books for learning shortcut methods for solving problems in quantitative aptitude.

Reasoning Ability

Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning by R.S Aggarwal

This book contains detailed reasoning questions for the practice of candidates who are appearing for the OSCB Assistant Manager exam. It will prove to be highly beneficial for the aspirants.

General Awareness

The general awareness/financial awareness consists of questions related to banking awareness, general awareness, economy, static gk and current affairs. The best books for preparing for this section are as follows:

General Knowledge by Arihant Publications

This book contains all the latest current affairs and other static general knowledge topics that need to be covered for the OSCB Assistant Manager exam. It also serves as a good resource for other banking exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO etc.

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Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications

The book on Banking awareness includes topics related to banking awareness, financial awareness, the Indian economy, financial and banking current affairs. It is an important book for OSCB Assistant Manager Exam.

OSCB Assistant Manager Selection Process

The OSCB Assistant Manager Recruitment is conducted in three stages and candidates should clear all three stages to qualify for the post of Assistant Manager in OSCB. The three stages of the recruitment process are:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Viva-Voce (Interview/ Personality Test)

OSCB Assistant Manager Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination 

The examination pattern for the OSCB Assistant Manager preliminary paper is given below:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksVersion of TestTime allotted for each section
English30 questions30 marksEnglish20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude35 questions35 marksEnglish and Hindi20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability35 questions 35 marks English and Hindi20 Minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks 60 Minutes

Note: Negative marking is applicable. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.

Mains Examination

Candidates securing the qualifying marks in the Preliminary Examination qualify for the next stage of the recruitment process, the Mains Examination. Following is the OSCB Assistant Manager Mains Examination Pattern:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime allotted for each section
General/ Financial Awareness40 questions40 marks 30 Minutes
General English40 questions40 marks 40 Minutes
Reasoning Ability40 questions40 marks35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude40 questions40 marks35 Minutes
Total160 Questions160 Marks140 Minutes

Note: Negative marking is applicable. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.


Reference books are essential for any exam preparation. In this blog, Best Books for OSCB Assistant Manager Preparation we have tried to cover all the essential books that are necessary for OSCB Assistant Manager preparation. We hope it will be beneficial to the candidates. For more updates, stay connected to Oliveboard.


What is the selection process for OSCB Assistant Manager?

There are three stages for OSCB Assistant Manager selection, they are:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
3. Viva-Voce (Interview/ Personality Test)


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