GATE Books

By | May 28, 2020
Best GATE Books

GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is a national-level examination which is conducted for providing admissions to the students in various postgraduate programs as well as for the recruitment in the PSUs. This test assesses the students’ understanding of various engineering and science undergraduate subjects. Students from India as well as many neighbouring countries can appear for this exam resulting in lacs of candidates sitting in this exam every year. This high number of student participation and the high difficulty level of the exam makes the competition very tough. Therefore, the students need to have a very solid preparation to crack this exam. The most effective way to prepare for such an exam is to choose the best study material available. Although there are endless books available in the market, as the books are what make or break the deal. Therefore, we have curated the branch-wise list of the Best GATE Books, which will help the students ace this exam.

Best GATE Books

1. Civil Engineering

1.1 GATE 2020 – Civil Engineering (33 Years Solution) by IES Master Team

GATE 2020 - CIVIL ENGINEERING (33 YEARS SOLUTION) Paperback – 1 January 2019As the name suggests, the book consists of the question paper as well as the solution of the past 33 years questions that have been asked in the GATE Civil examination. This is more than sufficient to give the student an idea about what kind of questions are asked in the GATE exam. By the end of studying from this book, you will be thorough with the complete syllabus as well as the paper pattern of the exam. The book is written in a very simple and easy to read manner. Many students have claimed this book as a “must-have” for every GATE aspirant. This book is priced at INR 850.

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1.2 A Handbook for Civil Engineering Paperback by ME Editorial Board

A Handbook for Civil Engineering Paperback – 1 January 2019This is a bible for civil engineers who will be appearing in the GATE examination. Coming from the reputed house of Made Easy, this book is a complete guide for GATE Civil Engineering exam. It consists of all important formulae and theory concepts which are required for the exam. This is an all-inclusive book, and you don’t need to purchase any other book if you have this one. This book is a great option for students who want to revise the syllabus for the exam. The book is straightforward and easy to understand. This book is priced at INR 244.

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1.3 Civil Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type by R.S Khurmi

Civil Engineering- Conventional and Objective Type (2018-19 Session) Paperback – 1 January 2018This book has been a pioneer in GATE preparation since past 30 years. This book is a comprehensive guide book which helps students prepare not just for GATE, but also UPSC, IAS and IES. It is written in a very simple and easy to read format that ensures understanding and practice. It consists of more than 4800 topic-wise unsolved and solved questions which will ensure that the students have enough practice for the exam. It includes all the topics which are required to clear the exam. This book is priced at INR 495 for the paperback edition.

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2. Electrical Engineering

2.1 A Handbook for Electrical Engineering by ME Team

A Handbook for Electrical Engineering Paperback – 1 January 2015This book provides the zest of Electrical Engineering in a very brief manner so that the students can revise the formulae and important topics which are necessary to clear the exam. This book covers all the segments of the exam and all the topics covered in the book are presented in a very simple and easy to understand manner. This book is great for students who want to do a thorough revision and need solid guidance before the exam. This is a huge 692-page book and is priced at INR 283 for the paperback version.

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2.2 GATE 2020 – 28 Years’ Chapterwise Solved Papers by GKP

GATE 2020 - 28 Years' Chapterwise Solved Papers (1992-2019) - Electrical Engineering Paperback – 25 February 2019As the name suggests, this book consists of the question papers as well as the solutions of all the papers that appeared in the GATE electrical examination since the past 28 years. This book will help the students understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the GATE exam. This book consists of papers from the year 1992 to the year 2019. With a detailed solution for every question and insights into each one of them, the students will be better able to prepare efficiently for the exam. The candidates can buy this book at the price of INR 372 for the paperback edition.

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2.3 GATE Electrical Engineering | GATE 2020 by Pearson

GATE Electrical Engineering | GATE 2020 | By Pearson Paperback – 12 April 2019This book ensures the maximum coverage of the syllabus with the most detailed explanations and simple & easy to understand illustrations as per the latest syllabus of the GATE exam. It consists of more than 1700 solved problems, and more than 6000 mock practice questions to provide enough practice to the students. It has an elaborated practice bank that includes past 13 years questions papers. It also provides unit-wise time-bounds tests for the students to analyze their preparation level along with the online access of 2018 paper online analysis. This book is priced at INR 641 for the paperback version and INR 512 for the Kindle edition.

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3. Electronics & Communication Engineering

3.1 A Handbook for Electronics Engineering by Made Easy Editorial Board

A Handbook for Electronics Engineering Paperback – 1 January 2015This book consists of all the formulae and important topics which are included in the GATE ECE syllabus. It helps the students in doing a very comprehensive preparation where no part of the syllabus is left unprepared. The specific presentation of the book will help the students grasp all the concepts very easily. It also consists of special notes with every topic which emphasizes the concepts and aids the students in understanding it in a short time. Some quick tricks have also been introduced to save the students’ time. This book is priced at INR 250.

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3.2 Wiley Acing the GATE: Electronics and Communication Engineering by Nakul Maini Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal

Wiley Acing the GATE: Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2ed, 2020 Paperback – 1 January 2019This book is written by eminent authors with excellent credentials. It provides a systematic approach towards completing the entire syllabus of the exam at both macro and micro levels. It works on building the problem-solving capacity of the students by providing numerous solved and unsolved questions in the book. These questions cover all the topics of the syllabus and are organized according to their difficulty level so that the students can scale up their preparation as they go through the book. This book is priced at INR 752 for the paperback edition and INR 416 for the Kindle Edition.

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3.3 GATE Tutor 2020 Electronics and Communication Engineering by Arihant Experts

Electronics and Communication Engineering GATE 2020 Paperback – 10 June 2019 Electronics and Communication Engineering GATE 2020 Paperback – 10 June 2019The writers of this book believe in the popular saying that “Practice is the key to success”. As the name suggests, this book is designed in a way to provide the students with a tutor-like preparation so that they do not feel the need to refer to any other book for any doubts or confusion. This book provides topic-wise and unit-wise theory as well as previous year questions and sample tests on the topics so that the students can practice effectively. It also includes solved papers for a better understanding of the students. This book is priced at INR 723 for the paperback edition.

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4. Mechanical Engineering

4.1 GATE-Mechanical (2020) by IES Master

Gate-Mechanical (2020) Paperback – 1 January 2019It wouldn’t be wrong to call this book as the “Master Book” for the GATE ME exam preparation. It is an all-in-one book for Mechanical, Mathematics and General Aptitude which is asked in the examination. All the answers in this book are very well explained and easy-to-follow. The more the students will practice, the higher will be their chances to score well in the examination. This book contains several mock tests, practise questions and solved previous year question papers which will act as the practice ground for the students to be prepared before the actual exam. This book is priced at INR 612.

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4.2 Mechanical Engineering: Conventional and Objective Types by R.S. Khurmi

Mechanical Engineering- Conventional and Objective Types (2018-19 Session) Paperback – 1 January 2018This is a very comprehensive guide for mechanical engineering who aspire to give the GATE exam. Its simple format ensures easy and quick understanding. It comprises of all the topics which are included in the curriculum of the exam. It consists of more than 5000 questions along with hints so that the students can get enough practice for the exam. This is a great option for students who want to revise their syllabus and gauge the level of their readiness for the examination. The price of this book is INR 540 for the paperback edition.

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4.3 GATE in 75 Days-Mechanical Engineering by Marut Tiwari

Gate in 75 Days-Mechanical Engineering Paperback – 1 January 2018This book works on proving a 75-day plan for cracking the GATE examination for the mechanical engineers. It consists of previous year question papers along with the last four year’s solved papers. It also provides access to 3 mock tests on the mobile app of the book. The candidates can also benefit from the additional general aptitude and engineering mathematics content which is provided by the book through its mobile application. This book is sharp, concise, & brief yet comprehensive. This book is available at a very affordable price of INR 385 for the paperback edition.

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5. Computer Science Engineering

5.1 A Handbook for Computer Science /IT Engineering by ME Editorial Board

A Handbook for Computer Science :IT Engineering Paperback – 1 January 2019Made Easy is a very renowned name when it comes to GATE preparations. It is one of the best institutes in India dedicated to preparing the students and providing them with coaching and guidance for the GATE exam. Coming from the house of Made Easy, this book lives up to the expectations and its brand name. This book has been written by experts and ensures a solid preparation for the students to boost their GATE ranking. It is an all-in-one book for GATE CSE and covers the entire syllabus of the exam. This book is priced at INR 294.

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5.2 Handbook of Computer Science & IT by Arihant Experts

Handbook of Computer Science & IT Paperback – 1 January 2013This book has been exclusively designed for the aspirants of competitive exams like GATE, IES and PSUs. This book consists of 13 units which cover the entire curriculum of GATE CSE. The important terms of each chapter are provided along with their definitions, and every topic is taken individually complemented with its key point & notes. All the topics are accompanied by well-illustrated diagrams and crisp formula and clear explanations. This is a great book for revising the syllabus and ensuring success in the exam. This book is priced at INR 159 for the paperback edition and INR 151 for the Kindle edition.

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5.3 GATE Computer Science and Information Technology by Trishna Knowledge Systems

GATE Computer Science and Information Technology [Print Replica] Kindle EditionThis book has been prepared by expert faculties who have a very vivid experience of mentoring GATE aspirants and are also subject-experts. This book acts as the one-stop solution for all the GATE needs of a student. This book is segmented in three parts General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science and Information Technology covering the entire curriculum of the exam. This book is priced at INR 718 for the paperback edition and INR 574 for the Kindle edition.

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Conclusion

The above-given books have been ranked as the best book available for the GATE preparation in the respective branches. These books are very comprehensive and cover the entire syllabus of the GATE exam. These books ensure that the students are well prepared for the exam so as they boost their rank and help them get the college of their dreams. The candidates can choose any of the books given above and start their preparations to score well.

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