GATE is one of the toughest exams in India. But, if you have prepared for the exam strategically then definitely you will gonna crack this exam. To gain depth knowledge is always better to start doing study from standard books. So, here in this article, I’m gonna share subject/branch wise books so that you can start your preparation right away and increases your chances to crack GATE 2021.

GATE Mechanical Engineering Books:-

Subject Name of the Book Author
Thermodynamics Engineering Thermodynamics P K Nag
Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach Yunus A Cengel
Manufacturing Production Technology: Manufacturing Processes, Technology and Automation R K Jain
Material Science Material Science and Metallurgy U C Jindal
Industrial Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management O P Khanna
Heat Transfer Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer R C Sachdeva
Machine Theory The Theory of Machines S S Ratan
Engineering Mechanics Higher Engineering Mathematics B S Grewal
Vibrations Mechanical Vibrations G K Grover
Material Strength Strength of Materials James M Gere, Stephen P Timoshenko
Aptitude A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R S Aggarwal

GATE Computer Science & Engineering Books:-

Subject Name of the Book Author
Algorithm Introduction to Algorithms Thomas H. Cormen
Theory of Computation An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata Peter Linz
Computer Organization and Architecture Computer Organization and Architecture William Stallings
Operating System Operating System Concepts Galvin
Computer Networks Computer Networks Andrew S. Tanenbaum and David J. Wetherall
Database Management Systems Database System Concepts Henry Korth
Discrete Mathematics Discrete Mathematics and its Applications Kenneth H Rosen
Digital Logic and Number representation Logic and Computer Design Fundamentals Morris Mano

GATE Civil Engineering Books:

Subjects Name of the Book Author
Engineering Mathematics
  • Higher Engineering Mathematics
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • B.S. Grewal
  • Erwin Kreyszig
Structural Engineering Theory of Structure by CK Wang, S. Rammamrutham, L.S. Negi & Jangit
Geotechnical Engineering Soil Mechanics Gopal Ranjan & Rao,Venkat Ramaiha,S. K. Garg,
Water Resources Engineering Fluid Mechanics Ground Water Hydrology RK Bansal and Fox and Richard
Transportation Engineering Transportation Engineering Justo Khanna
Environmental engineering Environmental Engineering S. K. Garg
Geomatics Engineering Surveying (vol. 1,2,3) B.C.Punmia, Ashok Jain, Arun Jain

GATE Electrical Engineering Books:

Sections Name of the Book Author
Engineering Mathematics
  • Higher Engineering Mathematics
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • B.S. Grewal
  • Erwin Kreyszig
Electric Circuits Transient Analysis Of Electric Power Circuits Arieh L Shenkmann
Electromagnetic Fields Engineering Electromagnetics William H. Hayt
Signals and Systems Signals and Systems Oppenheim and Wilsky
Electrical Machines Electrical Machinery P.S Bimbhra
Power Systems Power Systems Engineering Nagrath and Kothari
Control Systems Control Systems Engineering Nagrath and Gopal
Electrical and Electronic Measurements Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation AK Sawhney
Analog and Digital Electronics Digital Design M.Morris Mano
Power Electronics Power Electronics MH Rashid