- It is very important for candidates who are appearing for the GATE examination to go through good reference books for GATE 2018 exam to start their preparation.
- A list of good reference books for GATE preparation to help the appearing applicants to achieve good ranks in GATE 2018 examination.
- GATE 2018 will be conducted for 23 subjects for the different branch of engineering.
- Candidates are allowed to appear for only one exam among 23 subjects in GATE 2018 Examination.

**GATE 2018 Reference book for Engineering Mathematics:**

**Linear Algebra:**A.R. Vasistha (Krishna Series)**Complex Variable:**J.N. Sharma (Krishna Series)**Calculus:**A.R. Vasistha, Dr. S.K Sharma (Krishna Series)**Calculus:**Shanti Narayan (S. Chand)**Vector Calculus:**A.R. Vasistha (Krishna Series)**Differential equations:**M. D. Raisinghania (S Chand)**Complex variables:**J.N. Sharma (Krishna Series)**Probability and Statistics:**S.C. Gupta and V.K.Kapoor (S Chand)**Numerical Method:**S.S. Sastry (4th edition)**Graph Theory:**Purna Chandra Biswal (PHI publication)**Combinatorics:**Purna Chandra Biswal (PHI publication)**Mathematical Logic:**Purna Chandra Biswal (PHI publication)**Set Theory & Algebra:**Rajendra Akerkar, Rupali Akerkar.

**GATE 2018 Reference book General Aptitude:**

**How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude:**Arun Sharma (McGraw-Hill Education)**A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning:**R.S. Aggarwal (S. Chand Publication)**High School English Grammar:**Wren & Martin (S. Chand Publication)**Quantitative Aptitude Test:**T. S. Jain (Upkar Publication)

**GATE 2018 books for Mechanical Engineering:**

**The strength of Materials:**Reference book I- Mechanics of material by Beer & Johnson, Reference book II- Strength of materials by Sadhu Singh.**Design of machine elements:**A test book of machine design by R.S Khurmi & J.K Gupta**Theory of Machines:**Theory of machines by S. Ratan**Fluid Mechanics**: Fluid mechanics by K. L Kumar**Thermal Science:**Engineering thermodynamics by P.K Nag**Engineering Mechanics:**Mechanics for engineers (statics & dynamics) by Beer & Johnson

**GATE 2018 books for Computer Engineering:**

**Computer Organization and Architecture:**Computer Organization and Architecture: Hamacher, Vranesic, Zaky.**Algorithms:**The design & analysis of computer algorithm by Aho, Ullman**Data structures:**Data structures using C & C++ by Langsam, Augenstein, Tenenbaum**Operating System:**Operating System Concepts by Silberschatz A, Galvin, P.B, Gagne, G**DBMS:**Database management systems by Raghurama Krishnan**C Language:**data structure using C & C++ by Langsam, Augestein, Tenenbaum**Computer Network:**Operating system concepts by Silberschatz, A., Galvin, P.B, Gagne, G

**GATE 2018 books for Civil Engineering:**

**Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering:**Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering: Gopal Ranjan & Rao, Venkat Ramaiah, S. K. Garg, B.C. Punamia**Concrete Structures**: RCC: Dr. B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kr. Jain, Arun Kr. Jain**Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics:**Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines: Modi & Seth, R. K. Bansal, A.K.Jain K.Subramanyam, Jagdish Lal**Structural Analysis**: Theory of Structures/ Analysis of Structure: S. Ramamurtham, L.S. Negi & Jangit, Gupta & Pandit, C.S. Reddy**Construction Materials and Management:**Construction Planning &Management: B.C. Punamia**Steel Structures:**N. Subramanian, S.K. Duggal, L.S. Negi

**GATE 2018 books for Electrical Engineering:**

**Electric Circuits:**Fundamental of electric circuits by Charles K. Alexander, Mathew N.O. Sadiku**Signals & Systems:**Signals & system by Alan V. Oppenheim**Analog Circuits:**Microelectronic Circuits by Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith**Electrical Machines:**Electrical Machines: Kothari & Nagrath**Digital Circuits:**Digital systems: Principles & applications by Tocci**Control Systems**: AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEMS by B.C. Kuo**Power Systems:**Principles of power systems by V.K. Mehra, Rohit Mehta

**GATE 2018 books for Electronic & Communication Engineering:**

**Network:**Fundamental of electric circuits by Charles K. Alexander, Mathew N.O. Sadiku**Signals & Systems:**Signals & system by Alan V. Oppenheim**Analog Circuits:**Microelectronic Circuits by Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith**Electronic devices:**Integrated electronics solid state devices by Ben G. Streetman Sanjay Banerjee**Communication:**Communication system by Simon S. Haykin**Electromagnetic Theory:**Engineering electromagnetic by William H. Hayt Jr., John A. Buck

**GATE 2018 books for Instrumentation Engineering:**

**Network:**Fundamental of electric circuits by Charles K. Alexander, Mathew N.O. Sadiku**Signals & Systems:**Signals & system by Alan V. Oppenheim.**Process Control:**Process control instrumentation technology by Curtis D. Johnson**Analog Circuits:**Microelectronic Circuits by Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith**Electronic devices:**Integrated electronics solid state devices by Ben G. Streetman Sanjay Banerjee**Measurements:**A course in electrical & electronic measurements & instrumentation by A. K. Sawhney, Puneet Sawhney**Optical:**Fiber optics & optoelectronics by R.P. Khare**Control Systems:**Automatic Control Systems by B.C Kuo

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