Important Books for GATE Electrical Engineering 2022

When it comes to your GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) preparation, choosing the right set of books is imperative. Having the appropriate books at the right time will help you in your GATE exam preparation and bring you closer to your dream of pursuing studies from premier institutes (IITs/NITs/IISc).

With a consistent prominence and a high competition level in the Electrical Engineering stream, aspirants are always looking for the best resources to prepare for the subject effectively.  

In this article, we will share some of the important books that you should and must study while preparing for Electrical Engineering. These books are a valuable resource for GATE EE aspirants and contain information that is crucial from the exam point of view.

Let’s have a look at the books

Essential Books for EE Preparation

SectionsImportant TopicsImportant Books
Engineering MathematicsLinear Algebra,
Calculus and Differential equations
Probability and Statistics
Advanced Engineering Mathematics by E. Kreyszig 

B.S Grewal
Dennis G. Zill
Electric CircuitsKCL, KVL and Node and Mesh Analysis
NetworkTheorems
Transient Analysis of First-Order Circuits Resonance
Two Port Networks
Power and Power Factor in AC Circuits
Alexander & Sadiku
William H Hayt & J E Kemmerly 

Franklin F Kuo

Sudhakar & Shyammohan

Boylestad
Electromagnetic FieldsElectrostatics, EM Waves
Transmission Lines
Waveguides and Antennas
Magnetic Circuits
Self and Mutual Inductance of Simple Configurations
Elements of Electromagnetics by Mathew N. O. SADIKU

Engineering Electromagnetics by William H. Hayt
Signals and SystemsLTI Systems
Fourier Representation of Signals
Z-Transform and Laplace Transform
Signals and Systems by Oppenheim,

Simon Haykin

Schaum’s Outline
Electrical MachinesSingle Phase Transformers
Three Phase Transformers
DC Machines
Single Phase Induction Motors
D P Kothari,
Stephen J Chapman, 

A R Daniels, 

Fitzgerald & Kingsley,

Dino Zorbus.
Power SystemsPower Generation Concepts
Load Flow Methods, Bus Impedance and Admittance Matrices
Circuit Breakers
HVDC and FACTS Concepts
Fault Calculations and Transients
Power Systems Engineering by Nagrath and Kothari

Stevenson & Grainger

C L Wadhwa.
Control SystemsTime Domain Analysis
Root, State Variable Technique
Frequency Response Analysis using Nyquist and Bode Plots
Block Diagrams
Signal Flow Graphs
1st Order Transfer Functions
Routh Hurwitz Criteria
Richard C Dorf & Robert H Bishop,
 
B C Kuo & Farid Golnaraghi

B S Manke.
Electrical and Electronic MeasurementsBridges and Potentiometers
Measurement of Voltage,
Current, Power, Energy and Power factor
Error Analysis
Electrical and Electronic Measurement & Instrumentation by AK Sawhney

Electrical Measurements
W D Cooper
Analog and Digital ElectronicsDiode Circuits
Small Signal Analysis of BJT and FET
Operational Amplifier and its Applications
Logic Gates
Boolean Algebra and K-Map
Sequential Circuits and Counters,
ADC and DACs.
Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Boylestad

Sedra & Smith
Milliman & Halklias.

Morris Mano

John F Wakerly

R P Jain
Power ElectronicsCharacteristics of Semiconductor DevicesRectifiers
Principles of Choppers
Principles of Inverters
Power Electronics by P.S.Bimbhra

Ned Mohan

Also read: Proven Tips To Prepare For GATE Electrical Engineering

To make the most of these books and for better practice, it is strongly recommended to solve previous year’s question papers and attempt Mock Tests on a regular basis. 

Now when you are aware of the important Electrical Engineering books, kickstart your GATE EE preparation with PrepLadder. It is an excellent source of quality and reliable learning material for GATE aspirants and has everything you need to ace GATE on one single platform. 

Keep following our articles and our Telegram Channel to apprise yourself with the latest information about the exam.

All the best for your exam.

Own Your Dream 

Raminder Singh

Raminder is a Content Writer at PrepLadder. He is working to provide students with informative articles and the latest updates about UPSC and GATE exams.