GATE Books | Best Book for GATE Preparation 2019


When you are preparing for GATE 2019, then one of the first things that you need is the right book. There are a number of GATE Books available in the market. This often confuses the candidates. In the following post, we would be talking about GATE Books. We would take a look at the GATE Preparation Books so that you know which books you should study from.

GATE Books – Understanding the Syllabus

Before choosing the best books, you should know about the GATE Syllabus. The syllabus would tell you about the topics that you should study and that would help you to choose the best books. To know about the GATE Syllabus, click on the link below:

GATE 2019 Syllabus

GATE Books for Different Subjects

Best book for GATE Preparation – Computer Science (CS)

Name of the Book Name of Author
Operating System Galvin
Algorithm Cormen
Architecture Hamacher
TOC- Theory of Computation Ullman

GATE Preparation Books– Agricultural Engineering (AG)

Name of the Book Name of Author
Concept of Agricultural Engineering Mohanty Das
Soil & Water Conservation VVN Murty
Farm Machinery by Three Authors (popularly known by this name)

Best book for GATE Preparation – Electrical Engineering (EE)

Name of the Book Name of Author
Fundamentals of circuits Alexander, Sadiku
Electrical machines Nagrath, Kothari
Power Electronics- P S Bhimbhra

Best books for GATE – Chemical Engineering (CH)

Name of the Book Topic referred for
JP Holman Heat Transfer
Mc Cabe -FPM and MO Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering
BK Dutta Principles of Mass Transfer and Separation Processes
Fogler Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering
JM Smith Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Ram Prasad Chemical Engineering For Gate Principles Solved Problems & Objective Type Questions
M.Subbu An Insight into Chemical Engineering

GATE Books– Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Name of the Book Topics
R.K. Bansal (Numerical point of view), Frank M.White (For understanding) Fluid Mechanics
Cengel (For understanding concept) Heat Transfer
P.K.Nag Thermodynamics
Swadesh Singh Production Engineering
S.S. Ratan Theory of Machine (TOM)

There are other books that you should consult for Mechanical Engineering. To get the details of such books, click on the link below:

GATE Book for Mechanical

Books for GATE – Civil Engineering (CE)

Name of the Book Name of the Author
Highway engineering Khanna and Justo
Soil mechanics and foundation engineering Gopal and Ranjan
Environment 1 and 2 S K Garg
Open channel flow and engineering hydrology K Subramanya
Fluid mechanics R K Bansal
Steel Bhavikati
RCC Pillai and Menon

To know more about the GATE Books for Civil Engineering, click on the link below:

GATE Book Civil Engineering

Best books for GATE – Geology and Geophysics (GG)

Name of the Book Name of the Author
Complete Master Guide GATE Amresh Singh
Geophysics Telford

GATE Books – Production and Industrial (PI)

Name of the Book Name of the Author
Thermodynamics P.K Nag
Heat Transfer Made Easy Class Notes
Production S K Mondal Notes

Swadesh Sing

Material Science Made Easy Class Notes & Swadesh Singh
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Modi & Seth
Machine Design VB Bhandari
Strength of Material Sadhu Singh
Refrigeration Made Easy Class Notes
IC engine Mathur Sharma
Theory of Machine SS Ratan

These were the details of the GATE Books that you should study. To get more details about the GATE 2019, click on the link below:

GATE Exam 2019