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GATE Preparation Books for CE, CS, ME, ECE, EE, IT, CH

Updated On - September 5th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

GATE Preparation Books: One of the top most tool to prepare for any of the exams are reference books. They offer mostly all the insights related to the subject one is about to start. For an exam like GATE, there are a lot of books available in the market, most of them can prove to be useful and others might not have in depth information related to the topic. While preparing for GATE 2019, it is very crucial to refer to the right kind of preparation books. An essential thing is to be thorough with the concepts. If you lead your preparation with a strong strategy from these materials, half of the battle is won.

This year, the national level engineering examination is scheduled for February 2, 3, 9 and 10. IIT Madras will conduct the exam in computer based mode in multiple sessions. Also, Statistics has been introduced as a new paper in the exam from 2019 onwards. 

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A lot of questions must be popping in the minds of the aspirants like- From where should I study? Which preparation books for GATE they should refer to? Or Which are the best books for GATE? You do not have to worry anymore, here, we have listed down some specific books that give you accurate hints of the expected questions in GATE.

GATE Preparation Books for Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Said to be the mother of engineering, Mechanical Engineering (ME) is the most favourite stream of the candidates participating in GATE. Around 2 lac candidates alone appear for this stream. Here are some GATE preparation books for the strategic pre

paration of Mechanical Engineering-

Strength of Materials by SS Rattan

Review:

  • Strength of Materials by SS Ratan unravels all the complexities of the section with utter clarity keeping the bar as low as possible in a basic language with the optimum use of jargons and good quality.
  • Strength of Materials (SOM) is one the most important and toughest section in GATE Mechanical Engineering. If prepared well, it can be one of the most scoring sections in GATE 2019.
  • Majority of questions under SOM is from Stress & Strain, SFD & BMD and Bending Moment.
  • examples.
  • For GATE 2019 aspirants, this book is a must-buy.

Theory of Machines by RS Khurmi

Review:

  • Though a tough nut to crack, the section could be scoring too. But only if prepared strategically by a good book and RS Khurmi provides all the candidates require to crack GATE 2019 labyrinth.
  • Theory of Machines section requires candidates to implicate their arithmetical abilities and knowledge of Mechanical & Kinematics.
  • Majority of questions test candidates’ in-depth knowledge of frame of reference and 3D Geometry.

Other Good Books For GATE 2019 Mechanical Engineering

Other Important Sections include Mechanical Vibration, Machine Design, Engineering & Applied Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines and Operation Research. Candidates are required to follow the mentioned books for the respective sections

GATE Preparation Books for Mechanical EngineeringAuthor
Mechanical VibrationGK Grover
Design Of Machine ElementsVB Bhandari
Engineering MechanicsSS Bhavikatti
Fluid MechanicsRK Bansal
Heat & Mass TransferPK Nag
Engineering ThermodynamicsCengel & Boles
Internal Combustion EngineV Ganesan
Refrigeration & Air ConditioningCP Arora
Material ScienceUC Jindal
Production EngineeringAmitabh Ghosh
Industrial EngineeringOP Khanna

GATE Preparation for Mechanical Engineering by Made Easy

The following books can be bought online from www.madeeasy.in-

  • A Handbook for Mechanical Engineering
  • 4400 MCQ : IES/GATE/PSUs: Mechanical Engineering
  • GATE-2019 : ME Solved Paper
  • GATE & ESE-2019 : Engineering Mathematics
  • General English for GATE ESE and PSUs
  • GATE & ESE- 2019 Reasoning & Aptitude

GATE Preparation Books for Computer Science (CSE)

Booming IT Sector and uninterrupted job opportunities in the field of CS/IT, the branch has recently become the most chosen branch among all the tech geeks and code lovers. Here are some good and well-reviewed GATE preparation books for Computer Science, we have found out for you-

GATE Preparation Books for Computer ScienceAuthor
AlgorithmsCormen
Operating SystemGalvin
Theory of ComputationUllman
Computer NetworksTanenbaum
Computer OrganisationCarl Hamacher
Database SystemKorth
Compiler DesignAho & Ull Man
Digital LogicMorris Mano
Software EngineeringPressman

GATE Preparation for Computer Science/IT by Made Easy

The following books can be bought online from www.madeeasy.in-

  • A Handbook for Computer Science /IT Engineering
  • PSUs : CS/IT Practice book
  • GATE-2019 : Computer Science/IT Solved Papers
  • GATE & ESE-2019 : Engineering Mathematics
  • General English for GATE ESE and PSUs
  • GATE & ESE- 2019 Reasoning & Aptitude

GATE Preparation Books for Electrical Engineering (EE)

The history of Electrical Engineering goes way back to the 19th Century. The stream shares its past with mechanical engineering and is considered one of the oldest branches that have always been since the inception of engineering. 

The competition for this stream is stiffer and cut-throat as the number of seats are limited and the ratio of candidates appearing per seat available is very large. Here are some good books for smart and strategic preparation for GATE 2019 Electrical Engineering.

GATE Preparation Books for Electrical EngineeringAuthor
Network AnalysisVal Valken Burg
Solution of Network AnalysisGK Publications
Engineering Circuit AnalysisHayt & Kemmerly
Graph TheoryNarsing Das
Circuit TheoryChakravarthy
Control SystemNagrath Gopal
Electrical machinesPS Bimbhra
Power ElectronicsUA Bakshi
Power SystemsNagrath Kothari
Signals & SystemsOppenheim Wisky

GATE Preparation for Electrical Engineering by Made Easy

The list of GATE preparation books for EE that can be bought from the official website of Made Easy are given below-

  • A Handbook for Electrical Engineering
  • 3500 MCQ : IES/GATE/PSUs: Electrical Engineering
  • GATE-2019 : EE Solved Papers
  • GATE & ESE-2019 : Engineering Mathematics
  • General English for GATE ESE and PSUs
  • GATE & ESE- 2019 Reasoning & Aptitude

GATE Practice Papers


GATE Preparation Books for ECE 

Equipped with a curriculum about the intricacies of robots and other electronic devices, Electronics Engineering also deals with Signals and their applications in the industry. 

  • Candidates pursuing graduation in the said branch can do their post-graduation from the esteemed IITs and other renowned national universities and institutes.
  • They can choose their specialization from the available options post clearing the GATE.

And for that, Candidates should refer to the following books:

GATE Preparation Books for ECEAuthor
Network AnalysisVan Valken Burg
Solutions of Network AnalysisGK Publications
Engg. Circuit AnalysisHayt and Kemmerly
Network AnalysisSoni and Gupta
Graph TheoryNarsing Deo (Cutset and Others)
Circuit TheoryChakravarthy
Electric CircuitsSchaum’s Series
Network TheoryProf Yoganarasimhan
Electronic Devices CircuitsBoylested and Neshelsky
Microelectronic CircuitsSedra and Smith
Electronic Devices CircuitsMillman and Halkias (Black Pad)
MicroelectronicsMillman and Grabel
Integrated ElectronicsMillman and Halkias
Electronic CircuitsSchilling and Belove
Switching and Finite Automatic TheoryKohavi
Digital Logic and Computer DesignMano
Digital ElectronicsMalvino and Leach
Digital Systems, Principles and ApplicationsTocci
Microprocessor and its ApplicationsGoankar
MicroprocessorsB Ram
Automatic Control SystemsBC Kuo
Control SystemsNagarath and Gopal
Modern Control SystemsOgata
OP Amps and Linear Integrated CircuitsGayakwad
Electrical and Electronic Measurements and InstrumentationAK Sawhney
DC Machines Measurements and Measuring InstrumentsGB Bharadhwajan
Electrical MachinesPS Bimhra
Electrical TechnologyHughes
The performance and Design of AC MachinesMG Say
Electrical Engg. (Problems and Solutions)Natesan
Electrical MachinesMukherjee & Chakravarthy
Elements of Power System AnalysisWilliam D Stevenson
Modern Power System AnalysisNagrath and Kothari
Electrical Power SystemsWadhwa
Power SystemsVK Mehta (For basics of PS)

GATE Preparation Books/Study Material for ECE by Made Easy

The following books can be referred/bought from made easy for preparing GATE 2019-

  • A Handbook for Electronics Engineering
  • PSUs : Electronics Engineering Practice book
  • GATE-2019 : ECE Solved Papers
  • GATE & ESE-2019 : Engineering Mathematics
  • General English for GATE ESE and PSUs
  • GATE & ESE- 2019 Reasoning & Aptitude

GATE Preparation Books for Civil Engineering 

Candidates from Civil Engineering mostly opt for higher studies than to work after graduation. It is because of the massive salary difference between graduation and post-graduation. The increasing number of candidates and a limited number of seats will naturally the boost GATE 2019 Cut off and candidates should be ready for even more stark competition.

Books are candidates’ only help and their only blackjack. We dug down deep on the internet and found out the best books for you. Here, take a look.

GATE Preparation Books for Civil EngineeringAuthor
Gate 2019: Civil Engineering Solved PapersMade Easy
Gate Guide Civil Engg. 2019Gkp
Gate Tutor 2019 Civil EngineeringPrasant Dixit
Gate 2019: Civil Engineering Chapterwise Solved Papers: 20 YearsHitesh Aggarwal
Gate 2019 Civil EngineeringVani Institute
Civil Engineering Gate 2019 30 Years SolutionIES Master
Gate Guide Civil Engineering 2019Hitesh Aggarwal
Gate Guide Civil Engg. 2019GKP
Gate Paper Civil Engineering 2019 (Solved Papers 2000-2016)GKP

GATE Preparation Books for Civil Engineering by Made Easy

Preparation books for Civil Engineering by Made Easy are enlisted below-

  • A Handbook for Civil Engineering
  • 3200 MCQ : IES/GATE/PSUs : Civil Engineering
  • GATE-2019 : CE Solved Papers
  • GATE & ESE-2019 : Engineering Mathematics
  • General English for GATE ESE and PSUs
  • GATE & ESE- 2019 Reasoning & Aptitude

GATE Preparation Books for Other Major Branches

Engineering BranchGATE Reference Books 2019
GATE 2019 Information TechnologyGATE 2019 Last Year Papers
GATE 2019 Bio TechnologyLehning M Prescott, Eldon John, Lehninger
GATE 2019 Marine EngineeringRK Rajput, RK Bansal,
GATE 2019 Paint TechnologyPK Nag
GATE 2019 Chemical EngineeringCengel & Boles
GATE 2019 Instrumentation & ControlNatesan, Mukherjee & Chakrawarthy
GATE 2019 ArchitectureThe Road Ahead, GATE Architecture
GATE 2019 Oil EngineeringRK Bansal, RK Rajput

GATE Recommended Books FAQs

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Mathematics?

Ans. You can refer Higher Engineering Mathematics by Dr. BS Grewal Advance, Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig and Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Dr. HK Dass. These are some of the famous and appropriate GATE Preparation books for Mathematics.

Ques. Should I take proper GATE coaching or self-study with adequate best books for GATE will be sufficient?

Ans. It depends on your ability and clarity of concepts you have. If you feel the requirement of joining coaching, you can and if you believe that you can do well on your own, go ahead and follow the requisite timetable and apt GATE Preparation books. Just start preparing well in time

Ques. What type of GATE reference books should be referred to study for GATE exam?

Ans. Candidates should refer the books that have been preferred by the B.Tech students for four years. Each book has its own methodology, so in-depth study of the GATE Preparation books can help you score well.

Ques. Apart from the questions, what other important material is present in GATE Preparation books?

Ans. As the students will go through the standard author books, they will find a note given after every topic which needs to be read with care. There are certain questions on the back side of the book; they should be solved with utmost sincerity

Ques. There are so many GATE reference books. How do I study them?

Ans. Students can do group study so that they can understand the concepts better. Also, try to solve questions in as many different ways as possible to make your mind sharp and you can think quickly. Apart from that, you must sort the best books such as those given in this article for better assistance.

Ques. Apart from best books for GATE, which material is good for GATE preparation?

Ans. If students are doing self-study, refer to standard preparation books. And online resources such as You tube videos, apps, etc. If students have joined coaching institutes, then prepare class notes and follow notes given by the tutor. To enhance your thinking ability, practice online quizzes and test and solve previous year question papers.

Ques. How many GATE Preparation books should I refer for each subject?

Ans. Two or three books are sufficient, depending on the subject. Start with one book and then if you have any doubts, then move on to some other book. However, students can watch some online videos and lectures also.

Ques. Do the quantity of GATE Preparation books matter?

Ans. No, the quantity of books does not matter at all. Students should focus on quality education. Reading too many books for one concept will only confuse the students. Hence, refer good and standard books only.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Industrial Engineering?

Ans. You can refer Industrial Engineering reference book by Banga & Sharma.

Ques. Which GATE reference book should I refer to study Manufacturing Engineering?

Ans. You can refer Production Engineering reference book by R. K. Jain and Manufacturing Science by A.K. Ghosh.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines?

Ans. You can refer to Fluid Mechanics reference book by different authors like A. K. Jain, Schaum's series and K. Z. Schaffer.

Ques. Which is the best book for GATE should I refer to study Machine Design?

Ans. You can refer Mechanical Design by Shigley and Machine Design by Sharma & Agarwal.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Theory of Machine?

Ans. You can refer Theory of Machine reference books by different authors like Nagrath & Gopal, S. S. Rattan and R. S. Khurmi.

Ques. Which is the best book for GATE should I refer to study Electrical and Electronic Measurements?

Ans. You can refer Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation reference book by A.K.Sawhney.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Digital Circuits?

Ans. You can refer Digital Electronics by Morris Mano, Digital circuits by Taub & Schilling and Microprocessor by Ramesh Gaonker.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Electrical Machines?

Ans. You can refer P.S Bimbra Electrical Machines Electrical Machines by Nagrath and Kothari.

Ques. Which is the best GATE reference book should I refer to study Computer Networks?

Ans. You can refer Computer Networks by Tanenbaum.

Ques. Which is the best book for GATE should I refer to study Analogue Circuits?

Ans. You can refer Electronics devices and circuits by Millman & Halkias, Electronics devices and circuits by Boylestead and Integrated Electronics: Analog & Digital circuits and system - Millman & Halkias.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Database?

Ans. You can refer Database Systems by Korth and DBMS by Ramakrishnan and Gerke.

Ques. Which GATE Preparation book should I refer to study Operating Systems?

Ans. You can refer Operating Systems reference books by different authors like Galvin and Stallings.


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3 Comments
sasmita Mallick

Best book for Gate 2019 ECE branch

02 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sasmita, You may please check this link for getting ECE Course Best book for GATE.

03 Oct, 2018 12:12
NAREDDY ARAVIND REDDY

will please share me the most effective material to qualify gate!is 4months is enough to qualify GATE?

21 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Nareddy, If students are doing self-study or getting instant degree, refer to standard preparation books. And online resources such as You tube videos, apps, etc. If students have joined coaching institutes, then prepare class notes and follow notes given by the tutor. To enhance your thinking ability, practice online quizzes and test and solve previous year question papers.

21 Sep, 2018 13:06
Shashidhar

is this sufficent books to study what u have mentioned in list i am aimimg to get my pg in iit karkpur

18 Jun, 2017 00:20
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Shashidhar, The books that are mentioned above are sufficient for studies.

24 Aug, 2017 17:01

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