Manufactured products inflation was at 5.95%, a growth of 0.1%. October primary articles inflation was placed at 8.2%, down 0.1% month-on-month.
The August WPI inflation has been revised to 8.01% from 7.55%.
The drop in Oct WPI inflation has surprised analysts who were largely expecting WPI inflation numbers closer to 8%.
The fall in inflation is likely to be good news for the markets and industry who would now expect the RBI to begin cutting interest rates.