Reference Books for GATE (EEE)


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for Electronics and Electrical engineering will contain questions from topics studied in graduate level engineering course. Apart from these, there will be questions from general Aptitude as well as engineering mathematics. Below mentioned are the main topics covered in the syllabus of GATE (EEE) and the books which can be referred.

Main Topics covered in the syllabus of GATE (EEE)

  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives

Reference Books for Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra by Murray R. Spiegel
  • Probability & Statistics by Murray R. Spiegel, S.K.Gupta & Kapoor
  • Numerical Method by Jain & Iyenger
  • Differential equation by D.Murray
  • Graph Theory by Kolman and Bussy
  • Higher Engineering Mathematics by B. S. Grewal
  • Set Theory & Algebra by Vikash Rahi , Das & Gupta

Reference Books for Electronics and Electrical Engineering

  • Microelectronic Circuits by Sedra & Smith
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits by J.B. Gupta
  • Solid State electronic devices by Streetman and  Banerjee
  • Communication System by Simon Haykins
  • Integrated electronics: Analog and Digital Circuit and  system by Jacob Millman &
  • Communication System : Analog and Digital by Singh and Sapre
  • OP Amp and linear Integrated Circuit by Ramakant A Gayakwad
  • Modern Digital and Analog Communication System by B.P. Lathi
  • Electronic Communication System by Kennedyand Davis
  • Control System Engineering by I.G. Nagrath & M.  Gopal
  • Automatic Control System by B.C. Kuo
  • Linear Control System by B.S. Manke
  • Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics by N. N. Rao
  • Elements of Electromagnetics by Sadiku
  • Engineering Electromagnetics by W.H.Hayt
  • Antenna and Wave Propagation by K.D. Prasad
  • Digital Systems  by Tocci & Widmer
  • Digital Design by M. Morris Mano
  • Modern Digital Electronics by R. P. Jain
  • Engineering Circuit Analysis by Hayt
  • Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Application by Ramesh S. Gaonkar
  • Computer Organization and Structure by Stalling
  • Microwave Devices and Circuits by Liao
  • Microwave Engineering by Sanjeev Gupta
  • Networks and Systems by D. Roy Chaudhary
  • Electrical & Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation by A. K. Sahney
  • Electronic Instrumentation by H. S. Kalsi
  • Electrical Machinery by PS Bhimra
  • Electrical Machines by Nagrath & Kothari
  • Power System Engineering by Nagrath & Kothari
  • Electric Power Systems  by CL Wadhwa
  • Power Electronics by PS Bhimra
  • Electrical Engineering Material science by S.P. Seth
  • Satellite Communications by Pratt and Bostian

Apart from the above mentioned books, candidates can refer text books prescribed for degree programme. Candidates should practice previous question papers as part of exam preparation and also refer online resources.



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    aditya kumar:

    Reference book for Gate (ME)