Candidates who wish to give their best in GATE CSE but are confused about the books to refer to for preparation, Toppers at Gate-PrepLadder has took the initiative to prepare the list of best books available in the market for GATE preparation.



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The subject wise list of books for GATE CSE is shared in the table given below.



Books Referred


S. No.


Book Author’s name


Programming in C

Brian W. Kernighan , Dennis M. Ritchie, Edition: 2


Data Structure

C. Coreman



Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson,  Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein, Edition: 3


Computer Networks

James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross, Edition: 6


Operating System

Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne, Edition: 8


Database System

Silberschatz, Sudarshan, Korth, Edition: 6


Theory Of computation

Peter Linz, Edition: 5;ulman


Computer organisation & Architecture

Hamacher, Vranesic, Zaky, Edition: 7


Digital Logic

M. Morris Mano, Edition: 1


Compiler Design

Alfred V. Aho , Ravi Sethi , D. Jeffrey Ulman, Edition: 2


Discrete Mathematics

Kenneth H. Rosen, Edition: 7


Graph Theory

Narsingh Deo





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