List of important books for CSE computer science for GATE preparation

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GATE - Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is one of the most popular entrance exam for engineers to get admission to M.Tech and also to jobs in Public Sector Units (PSUs).

Here, we are sharing list of important books for Computer Science Engineering (CSE) specialization for GATE aspirants.

GATE Computer Science Books: Best books for GATE Computer Science are:

  1. Mathematical Logic: Discrete Mathematics by Tremblay Manohar, Probability , statistics and queuing theory " by S.C.Gupta & V.K.Kapoor
  2. Graph Theory: Narsingh Deo
  3. Linear Algebra: Higher Engineering Mathematics by B.S. Grewal
  4. Numerical Methods: S.S. Sastry
  5. Formal Language and Automata Theory: Formal Languages and Automata theory", J.D.Ullman etal
  6. Analysis of Algorithms and Computational Complexity: Introduction to algorithms" - Cormen etal " Computer Algorithms" - Horowitz and Sahani
  7. Digital Logic: " Digital Logic circuits and Design " by Morris Mano
  8. Computer Organization: " Computer Organisation " by Morris Mano
  9. " Multiple choice questions " - Timothy . J . Williams, TMH publications
  10. “Gate Question Papers” - G.K.Publishers
Prepare a proper time table and the topics you need to cover in a day. Only proper planning will make you clear GATE with good marks. Most of these books come with complete exercise problems and important notes.

In addition, note that there are many books in the market but we have provided you the names of best and most popular books to crack GATE. At the end though, it’s your effort which matters.

All the best.