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Best Books for ECE GATE Preparation

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Book Name
Analog Circuits
Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications (Edition 6)
Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits (Edition 5)
Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku
Control Systems
Automatic Control Systems (Edition 9)
Benjamin C. Kuo
Signals & Systems
Signals & Systems (Edition 2)
Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab
Digital Circuits
Digital Logic and Computer Design (Edition 1)
M. Morris Mano
Principles of Electromagnetics (Edition 4)
Mathew N.O. Sadiku
Electronic Devices and Circuits
Semiconductor Physics and Devices (Edition 4)
Donald A. Neaman, Dhrubes Biswas
Analog and Digital Communication
Principles of Communication Systems (Edition 3)
Goutam Saha, Herbert Taub, Donald Schilling
Engineering Mathematics
Higher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43)
B. S. Grewal
Quantitative Aptitude
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)
R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7)
R.S. Aggarwal


1. Analog Circuits

  • Book Name: Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications
Sedra and Smith’s Microelectronic Circuits is an all-inclusive book, which serves to detail out the ABC of  Analog Circuits in a detailed manner. The concepts are explained clearly and easy to understand.

2. Networks

  • Book Name: Fundamentals of Electric Circuits
The book is great for circuit analysis in which solved examples are explained step-by-step. Each chapter has an explanation of topics with their practical applicability. It does not matter what is your level in Network theory before reading this book but once you read this book you will have no difficulty with the concepts.

3. Control Systems

  • Book Name: Automatic Control Systems
Automatic Control Systems by B.C. Kuo is a comprehensive book, which covers all the topics lucidly. The book consists of several diagrams and illustrations to understand the concepts of control systems better.

4. Signals & Systems

  • Book Name: Signals & Systems
This is an effective book on Signals and  Systems and all concepts are presented in an attractive manner and deeply explained.  A lot of examples are added to clarify the methods and concepts.

5. Digital Circuits

  • Book Name: Digital Logic and Computer Design
The book is amazing and almost all students and readers like this book for preparing GATE and other exams. It covers most of the topics that aren’t found in many books in a simple way.

6. Electromagnetics

  • Book Name: Principles of Electromagnetics
This is the book that clear the hurdles in understanding the concepts of  Electromagnetic Theory. Solved examples are of good quality and useful for GATE exams.

7. Electronic Devices and Circuits

  • Book Name: Semiconductor Physics and Devices
This book covers all the topics in a very simple language with suitable problems along with an explanation. There are a lot of problems for practice which gives complete clarity of concepts.

8. Analog and Digital Communication

  • Book Name: Principles of Communication Systems
This book is a well-respected reference textbook in the field of communication systems engineering. Each chapter always begins with an introduction, which links the previous chapter and numerous objective self-test questions are included in each chapter which acts as a self-check of the concepts presented.

9. Engineering Mathematics

  • Book Name: Higher Engineering Mathematics
The ultimate book for basic understanding and approaching problems. For GATE exam preparation, this book enough. Thoroughly explained the proofs of concepts and the number of solved examples.

10. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Book Name: A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
The primary reasons to use this book is because it contains a lot of practice questions, some of which come with the hints needed for solving problems. The book also contains solved problems.
  • Book Name: Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations
This book covers every aspect of the numerical ability section of many competitive tests. Numerous examples have been used throughout the book to illustrate the concepts and problem-solving techniques. This book gives the students or candidates a good idea about the kind of questions asked in these exams.

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