Best Books For GATE 2023 - GATE Preparation Books

By Himanshu Bajpai|Updated : September 15th, 2022

Check the best GATE books for the upcoming exam preparation here. The GATE exam is one of the competitive exams that have a vast syllabus and hundreds of topics in each branch. Aspiring candidates are looking for the best books of GATE preparation books that have the important topics covered effectively so that they can study them without any hindrance.

GATE books 2023 is important for the candidate's preparation strategy. We have provided the list of the best GATE preparation books in the section below. Some things candidates should consider before buying the GATE books such as it should be the most up-to-date version possible and follow the latest exam patterns and syllabus.

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List of Best GATE Books

We have created a list of the best books for the GATE 2023 exams. Check paper-wise best GATE preparation books and author details for important topics in the sections below. It is advised that the candidates must prepare from the latest updated GATE books covering the syllabus. Here, we have provided the GATE 2023 books for various Engineering disciplines.

GATE Mechanical Engineering Books

We have provided topic-wise GATE Mechanical Engineering Books along with the authors in the table below.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Heat TransferFundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass TransferR.C. Sachdeva
Machine DesignDesign of Machine ElementsV Bhandari
Engineering MathematicsHigher Engineering MathematicsB. S. Grewal
Fluid MechanicsIntroduction to Fluid Mechanics Fluid MachinesS. K. Som
ManufacturingProduction TechnologyR.K. Jain
Theory of Machines VibrationTheory of MachinesS S Rattan
Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering and ManagementO. P. Khanna
Thermal ScienceEngineering ThermodynamicsP.K. Nag
Strength of MaterialsStrength of MaterialsDr B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Kumar Jain
AptitudeA Modern Approach to Verbal Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive ExaminationsR.S. Aggarwal
Engineering Mechanics Engineering MaterialMaterials Science And EngineeringI P Singh
Engineering MechanicsS. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati

GATE Books For Civil Engineering

The GATE Books for Civil Engineering have been provided in the table below. We have provided the topic-wise best books along with their authors.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Engineering MathematicsHigher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43)B.S. Grewal
SurveyingSurveying (vol. 1,2,3)B.C.Punia, Askok jain, Arun Jain
Strength of MaterialsStrength of Materials (Edition 2)U.C Jindal
Design Of Steel StructuresDesign Of Steel Structures (Edition 3)S.K. Duggal
Highway EngineeringHighway EngineeringS.K.Khanna, C.E.G.Justo
Structural AnalysisBasic Structural Analysis (Edition 3)C.S.Reddy
R.C.C. DesignR.C.C. Designs (Reinforced Concrete Structures) (Edition 3)B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Jain
Engineering HydrologyEngineering Hydrology (Edition 4)K Subramanya
Fluid Mechanics Fluid MachinesHydraulics and Fluid Mechanics (Edition 14)Dr P.N.Modi, Dr S.M Seth
Irrigation EngineeringIrrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures (Edition 1)S.K Garg
Soil Mechanics Foundation EngineeringBasics and Applied Soil mechanics (Edition 2)Gopal Ranjan, A.S.R.Rao
AptitudeA Modern Approach to Verbal Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7)R.S. Aggarwal
Environmental EngineeringWater Supply Engineering(Environmental Engineering Vol.1) (Edition 28)S.K. Duggal
Sewage Disposal And Air Pollution Engineering( Environmental Engineering Vol. 2) (Edition 3)S.K. Duggal

GATE Books For Electrical Engineering

We have provided the list of the best GATE Books for Electrical Engineering. Candidates can check the topic-wise books for the upcoming exam in the table below.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Power ElectronicsPower Electronics (Edition 5)P.S.Bimbhra
Signals SystemsSignals and Systems (Edition 2)Oppenheim Alan V, Willsky Alan S, Nawab S. Hamid
Control SystemsControl Systems Engineering (Edition 5)I.J.Nagrath, M. Gopal
Electrical MachinesElectrical Machinery (Edition 7)P. S. Bimbhra
MeasurementsA Course In Electrical And Electronic Measurements And Instrumentation (Edition 7)A K Sawhney
Electromagnetic FieldsEngineering Electromagnetics (Edition 8)William H Hayt, John A Buck
Engineering MathematicsHigher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43)B. S. Grewal
Power SystemsElectrical Power Systems (Edition 6)C. L. Wadhwa
Power System Engineering (Edition 2)I Nagrath, D Kothari
Analog Digital ElectronicsIntegrated Electronics: Analog And Digital Circuits And Systems (Edition 2)Christos C. Halkias, Chetan D. Parikh Jacob Millman
Digital Logic and Computer Design (Edition 1)M Morris Mano
Electrical Circuits (Networks)Circuit Theory: Analysis Synthesis (Edition 6)Abhijit Chakrabarti
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits (Edition 5)Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku
AptitudeA Modern Approach to Verbal Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7)R.S. Aggarwal

GATE CSE Books

We have provided the list of the best GATE CSE Books. Candidates can check the topic-wise books for the upcoming exam in the table below.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Computer NetworksComputer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (Edition 6)James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
DatabasesDatabase System Concepts (Edition 6)Silberschatz, Sudarshan, Korth
AlgorithmsIntroduction to Algorithms (Edition 3)Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein
Theory of ComputationAn Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata (Edition 5)Peter Linz
Operating SystemsOperating System Concepts (Edition 8)Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne
Digital LogicDigital Logic Computer Design (Edition 1)M. Morris Mano
Engineering MathematicsHigher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43)B. S. Grewal, Edition
Computer Organization ArchitectureComputer Organization and Architecture (Edition 7)Hamacher, Vranesic, Zaky
Complier LogicCompilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools (Edition 2)Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi, D. Jeffrey Ulman
Programming Data StructureThe C Programming language (Edition 2)Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. Ritchie
Classic Data Structures (Edition 2)Debasis Samanta
AptitudeA Modern Approach to Verbal Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7)R.S. Aggarwal

GATE ECE Books

We have provided the GATE ECE Books 2023, covering the syllabus on the complexity of robots and other electronic devices, Electronics Engineering, including signaling, and its industrial applications. Candidates can check the topic-wise list of books given in the table below.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Digital CircuitsDigital Logic and Computer Design (Edition 1)M. Morris Mano
Analog CircuitsMicroelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications (Edition 6)Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith
Signals SystemsSignals Systems (Edition 2)Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab
ElectromagneticsPrinciples of Electromagnetics (Edition 4)Mathew N.O. Sadiku
Engineering MathematicsHigher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43)B. S. Grewal
NetworksFundamentals of Electric Circuits (Edition 5)Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku
Control SystemsAutomatic Control Systems (Edition 9)Benjamin C. Kuo
Electronic Devices and CircuitsSemiconductor Physics and Devices (Edition 4)Donald A. Neaman, Dhrubes Biswas
Analog and Digital CommunicationPrinciples of Communication Systems (Edition 3)Goutam Saha, Herbert Taub, Donald Schilling
Quantitative AptitudeA Modern Approach to Verbal Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7)R.S. Aggarwal

GATE Books For Instrumentation Engineering

We have provided the GATE Instrumentation Engineering books in the table below. Candidates can check the topic-wise books for the upcoming exam.

TopicGATE Book NameAuthor
Basics of Circuit and Measurement SystemsFundamentals of Electric CircuitsCharles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku
Mechanical Measurement and Industrial InstrumentationInstrumentation Devices SystemsD. Patranabis
Analog ElectronicsElectronic Devices And Circuits TheoryRobert L. Boylestad, Louis Nashelsky
Digital ElectronicsFundamentals of digital circuitsA. Anand Kumar
Signals, Systems, and CommunicationsSignals and SystemsA Nagoor Kani
Electrical and Electronic MeasurementsA Course in Electronics and Electrical Measurements and InstrumentationJ. B. Gupta
Control Systems and Process ControlsControl SystemsKumar A. Anand

GATE Preparation Books For Other Papers

Candidates can also refer to the GATE preparation books given for other papers as well. Check here the list of recommended GATE books.

PapersGATE Books
Aerospace EngineeringFundamentals of Aerodynamics by John D Anderson
Agricultural EngineeringPrinciples of Agricultural Engineering By T P A M Michael Ojha
Architecture and PlanningArchitecture Planning by Jinisha Jain
Biomedical Engineering

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering by Domach

BiotechnologyGATE Biotechnology by B. M. Agarwal
Chemical EngineeringAn Insight into Chemical Engineering by M. Subbu
ChemistryModern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee
Ecology and EvolutionFundamentals of Ecology and Evolution by Pranav Kumar
Environmental Science and Engineering

Environmental Engineering Sewage Waste Disposal and Air Pollution Engineering by Santosh Kumar Garg

Geology and GeophysicsFundamentals of Geology and Geophysics by Amresh Singh
MathematicsGATE Mathematics by Kuldeep Chaudhary
Mining EngineeringGATE Mining Engineering by B. N. Bhagat
Metallurgical EngineeringMetallurgical Engineering by GKP
Petroleum Engineering

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering by John R. Fanchi, Wiley-Blackwell

PhysicsMathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering by Riley
Production and Industrial EngineeringProduction and Industrial Engineering by GK Publisher
StatisticsProbability and Mathematical Statistics by Manish Malik
Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTextile Science by Rastogi Deepali and Chopra Sheetal
Humanities and Social SciencesSociological Theory, Fifth Edition by George Ritzer
Geomatics EngineeringGeomatics Engineering by Mukesh Rai
Naval Architecture and Marine EngineeringNaval Architecture and Marine Engineering by RK Rajput

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FAQs on GATE Books

  • Candidates should follow the standard GATE CSE books available for subject-wise preparation.

    • Operating System- Galvin
    • Algorithm- Cormen
    • Digital Logic- Morris Mano
  • Yes, IIT Kanpur has released the detailed information brochure for GATE 2023 along with the syllabus for each discipline of the exam.

  • The best GATE preparation books for Instrumentation Engineering are given below.

    • Fundamentals of digital circuits- A. Anand Kumar
    • Signals and Systems- A Nagoor Kani
  • Candidates can study Dr. B.S. Grewal's Higher Engineering Mathematics, Dr. Erwin Kreyszig's Advanced Engineering Mathematics, and Dr. HK Dass' Advanced Engineering Mathematics.

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