This post is a compilation of result of the survey conducted during 2009 among GATE qualified students. Students recommended books they used for GATE preparation.
To learn about the use of multiple books for GATE preparations please refer to GATE study material. You would also find GATE preparation guide helpful for understanding GATE preparation and M.Tech admission process.
Many students participated in this survey but we pay our special thanks to Anil, Chandan Rai and Devendra Kumar for their great contribution and effort to help a great student community all across the nation.
Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Transform Theory
Higher Engineering Mathematics by B.S.Grewal
Calculus, Differential equations, Complex variables:
Intermediate Mathematics, S.chand publications by B.V.Sastry , K.Venkateswarlu ( if i remember ) both the volumes
Probability and Statistics:
Probability , statistics and queuing theory by S.C.Gupta & V.K.Kapoor
Numerical Methods by S S Sastry
Electric Circuits and Fields:
Electrical Technology by B.L.Theraja
Fundamental of Electrical Engineering by Leonard S Bobrow
Electronic Devices and Circuits by Millman and Halkias,
Signals and Systems:
Signals and Systems, 2nd Edition by Alan V. Oppenheim Alan S.willsky with S.Hamid Nawab
Electrical Machines By I.J Nagrath, D.P Kothari
Electrical Machines by P S Bimbhra
Electrical Machines G B Gupta
Electrical Machines by SK Bhattacharya, Tata Mc Graw Hill, New Delhi
Power Systems by C L Wadhwa
Power systems by J B Gupta
Power Systems by V. K. Mehta
CONTROL SYSTEM – M GOPAL
Control Systems : I.J.Nagrath, M.Gopal
Electrical and Electronic Measurements:
Electrical and Electronic Measurements by A K Sawhney
Analog and Digital Electronics:
Digital Electronics And Microprocessor R.P.Jain
Digtal Electronic Moris Mano
Power Electronics and Drives:
Power Electronics – P S Bhimbra
Fundamentals of Power Electronics Robert W. Erickson
Other books and reference material
Previous GATE Question papers(Made Easy Publishers,GK publishers etc)
Previous Engg Services question papers(Made Easy Publishers)
Aptitude Test-D R Choudhary
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