# Best Books for GATE CSE 2018-19

As we know that GATE is one of the tough exams, without well preparation you can’t crack the GATE Exam.

As all, you know that Computer Science deal with the subjects such as Engineering Mathematics, Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Network, Database Management System, Operating System, DLDA, Theory of Computation, etc

And preparing for GATE exam you need good books which will be helpful for quick revision, easy in understanding and books consisting of previous year question paper.

Gate books for CSE (Computer Science Engineering) are quite essential for CS (Computer Science) Candidate.

If you surf for best books fo GATE CSE then you will find ample of books in the market including reference books for GATE CSE.

Here you will also find GATE CSE Reference books which might be veryful to clear the GATE Exam.

While searching **GATE books** you will be confused and there will be wastage of time. So here we are listing the best books for GATE CSE which is easy to understand, and it is in your affordable range.

### 1. GATE Tutor Computer Science & Information Technology

The present GATE tutor for GATE Computer Science & Information Technology has been divided into three sections namely General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science & Information Technology, each sub-divided into a number of chapters.

The General Aptitude section covers Verbal Ability, Critical Reasoning, Numerical Ability and Previous Years’ General Aptitude Questions.

The Engineering Mathematics section has been divided into Mathematical Logic & Graph Theory, Probability & Statistics, Set Theory & Algebra, Combinatorics, Numerical Methods and Calculus

The Computer Science & Information Technology section has been divided into 12 chapters namely Digital Logic Design, Computer Organization & Architecture, Data Structure, Programming in C, Design Analysis & Algorithm, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Database Management System, Software Engineering, Computer Network and Web Technology.

### 2. GATE 2017: Computer Science and IT Engineering Solved Papers

The new edition of GATE 2017 Solved Papers: Instrumentation Engineering has been fully revised, updated and edited.

The whole book has been divided into topic wise sections. At the beginning of each subject, analysis of previous papers are given to improve the understanding of the subject.

This book also contains the conventional questions asked in GATE before 2003.

### 3. GATE Paper Computer Science & Information Technology 2017 (Solved Papers 2000-2016)

Textbook on Gate Paper Computer Science & Information Technology 2017 (Solved Papers 2000-2016).

Present books consist of past paper with solution. Tips and Tricks are given in the book to solve in an easy way.

## 4. Gate Guide Computer Science & Information Technology Engg

The chapters cover unit wise and topic wise collection of theory and question answers. The whole coverage of the syllabi in the book has been kept identical to the format of the exam including relevant study material and a variety of questions with their complete solutions.

Each topic in the book has been categorised into numerous subdivisions. Also, each unit ends with Intro Exercise for practising the concepts discussed in the unit.

The exercises contain questions as per the GATE pattern i.e. 1 mark questions, 2 marks questions and common data & linked answer questions.

The books contain Units wise Numerical Answer Type Questions and newly added topics in questions. The book also contains last six years’ (2011-2017) solved papers of original online GATE Computer Science & Information Technology to give the aspirants an insight into the trends of questions asked in GATE Examination.

### 5. Wiley Acing the Gate: Computer Science and Information Technology

The major strength of this book lies in the demystifying complex concepts by unpeeling levels of abstraction down to the basic level.

The book follows a balanced approach on the systematic representation of the text. Each chapter begins with the basics and then in-depth concepts are described with the help of various example(s)/numerical(s) and schematic diagrams.

Different ways of interpretation are also highlighted while providing the solutions to previous year GATE question papers and then the chapter culminates with a summary of important terms/formulas used in that chapter.

Therefore, the book is self-contained. Special Features ·Content backed by eminent authors who are experts in their field

Designed and structured to meet new pattern of GATE and guide the aspirants through various challenges. Opening chapter about GATE strategy and methodology to help students through the preparation phase of the examination.

The part opener for each unit with the graphical representation of a number of questions asked in previous years. ·

### 6. Computer Science and Information Technology: CS & IT for GATE

Computer Science and Information Technology for GATE is a comprehensive theory-cum-practice manual for aspirants of GATE who have opted for this subject.

Apart from admission to post-graduate engineering programmers like M.Tech and PhD GATE scores are also used in the hiring process by public sector units (PSUs) like BEL, BHEL ISRO, etc

### 7. PSUs 2017: Reasoning & Aptitude

The comprehensive volume would enable the readers to acquire a complete and detailed understanding of “Reasoning & Aptitude”.

### 8. GATE 2017: Engineering Mathematics

The new edition of GATE 2017: Verbal & Numerical Ability (Theory, Solved & Practice Questions) has been divided into two sections. Section-A contains Verbal Ability while Section-B contains Numerical Ability

### 9. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

With more than 5500 questions (supported with answers and solutions—a hallmark of Quantitative Aptitude) the book is more comprehensive than ever before.

Chapters begin with easy-to-grasp theory complemented by formulas and solved examples (close to 800). They are followed by a wide-ranging number of questions for practice.

With questions (memory based) from examinations up till the year 2016 (more than 400 questions from 2015 and 2016 alone), the book captures the latest examination patterns as well as questions for practice.

## Why should you buy these books?

As a computer science student, you have to crack the exam with flying good marks. These books will be helpful for you. The language used in these above mention book is quite simple and easy to understand.

These books cover all the topics which are required as per the syllabus. Here I m listing the GATE Syllabus for CSE Student, as you know syllabus play an important role in any examination to pass it.

You should start preparation as per the GATE CSE Syllabus

### Engineering Mathematics

**Discrete Mathematics:** Propositional and first order logic. Sets, relations, functions, partial orders and lattices. Groups. Graphs: connectivity, matching, coloring. Combinatorics: counting, recurrence relations, generating functions.

**Linear Algebra:** Matrices, determinants, system of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, LU decomposition.

**Calculus:** Limits, continuity and differentiability. Maxima and minima. Mean value theorem. Integration.

**Probability:** Random variables. Uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson and binomial distributions. Mean, median, mode and standard deviation. Conditional probability and Bayes theorem.

### Computer Science and Information Technology

** Digital Logic:** Boolean algebra. Combinational and sequential circuits. Minimization. Number representations and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).

**Computer Organization and Architecture:** Machine instructions and addressing modes. ALU, data‐path and control unit. Instruction pipelining. Memory hierarchy: cache, main memory and secondary storage; I/O interface (interrupt and DMA mode).

**Programming and Data Structures:** Programming in C. Recursion. Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.

**Algorithms:** Searching, sorting, hashing. Asymptotic worst case time and space complexity. Algorithm design techniques: greedy, dynamic programming and divide‐and‐conquer. Graph search, minimum spanning trees, shortest paths.

**Theory of Computation:** push-downRegular expressions and finite automata. Context-free grammar pushdown automata. Regular and context-free languages, pumping lemma. Turing machines and undecidability.

**Compiler Design**:Lexical analysis, parsing, syntax-directed translation. Runtime environments. Intermediate code generation.

**Operating System:** Processes, threads, inter‐process communication, concurrency and synchronisation. Deadlock. CPU scheduling. Memory management and virtual memory. File systems.

**Databases:** ER‐model. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, SQL. Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organisation, indexing (e.g., B and B+ trees). Transactions and concurrency control.

**Computer Networks:** Concept of layering. LAN technologies (Ethernet). Flow and error control techniques, switching. IPv4/IPv6, routers and routing algorithms (distance vector, link state). TCP/UDP and sockets, congestion control. Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP). Basics of Wi-Fi. Network security: authentication, basics of public key and private key cryptography, digital signatures and certificates, firewalls.

*All these books consist of above topics/subject point in detail in very easy manner. *

## Preparation tips

Does cracking an entrance exam requires hard work??? From my opinion it does not require hard work, you just have to do smart work to crack the exam.

Manage your time, give importance to each and every topic, kindly know the syllabus, solve previous year question paper, take the guidelines from ex-students (GATE Topper).

Join the Coaching classes, study in a group, make an enjoying environment for preparing, be calm and cool.