Best Books for GATE Electronics & Communication Engineering Preparation
Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC) is one of the most popular branches of GATE.
EC involves designing, researching, developing, and testing crucial electronic equipment used in various systems. It deals with basic electronics, analog transmission, digital and analog communication, analog integrated circuits, microprocessors, solid-state devices, microwave engineering, satellite communication, antennae, and wave progression.
To study the aforementioned and other crucial topics of EC in detail, it is essential to have the best books of Electronics & Communication Engineering during the GATE exam preparation. Moreover, there’s tough competition in the EC exam. However, you need not worry. PrepLadder has got you covered.
In this article, we will provide you with a list of recommended books for EC preparation.
Recommended Books for EC Preparation
|Subject Name||Topics||Reference books|
|Networks||Mesh and Nodal Analysis|
Sinusoidal steady State Analysis
Magnetically coupled circuits
|Charles K. Alexander and Matthew N. O. Sadiku|
|Signals and Systems||Basic Signals|
Sampling theorem and applications
Discrete-time processing of continuous-time signals.
|Alan V. Oppenheim,Alan S. Willsky|
|Electronic Devices||Semiconductor physics|
Zere diode and photo diode
|Ben G. Streetman- |
Sanjay K. Banerjee, Donald A. Neamen
|Control systems||Basic control system components|
Signal Flow Graph
Time Response Analysis
Stability (R-H Criteria)
Frequency response Analysis
Nyquist stability criteria
Controllers and Compensators
State Variable Model
|I.J. Nagrath, |
Benjamin C. Kuo
|Digital Circuits||Number Representations|
|M. Morris Mano,|
Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation
Angle modulation and Demodulation
Digital communication Schemes
Error correction and coding
|Simon Haykin, |
John G. Proakis
Plane-wave and properties
|Matthew N. O. Sadiku, |
S. V. Kulkarni
|Analog Circuits||Diode Circuits|
|Adel S. Sedra and Kenneth C. Smith,|
Donald A. Neamen
|Engineering Mathematics||Linear Algebra|
Probability and Statistics
GATE 2022 EC Exam Pattern
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||65|
|Types of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Sections||General Aptitude (15 Marks)|
Engineering Mathematics (13 Marks)
Technical (72 Marks)
|Marking Scheme||For 1 mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.|
For 2 marks MCQ, 2/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.
There is no negative marking for NAT and MSQs
It is imperative to solve previous year’s question papers and attempt Mock Tests on a regular basis to make the most of these books.
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