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List of Best Books for GATE CSE 2022 [Suggested by Toppers]

Updated: 24.05.2021 By: Team Gatenotes

Cracking the GATE CSE Exam is a target for all applicants. If you follow the correct GATE exam books, you can easily reach your goal. So here is a list of GATE CSE books suggested by GATE toppers that cover the full GATE syllabus. The GATE CSE Syllabus has hundreds of topics, and there are many books available for the same subject, so choosing a book is a very important task for you. We will recommend the best books for the preparation of GATE 2022 along with their Author name and edition.

Best Books for GATE CSE 2022

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The list of GATE Computer Science Books are based on the following important considerations-
1. Popularity and Standard book,
2. Recommended by GATE Toppers,
3. Easy to learn and understand the concepts.

Topic Book Name Author
Programming & Data Structure   The C Programming language (Edition 2) Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. Ritchie
Classic Data Structures (Edition 2) Debasis Samanta
Algorithms Introduction to Algorithms (Edition 3) Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson,  Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein
Computer Networks Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (Edition 6) James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
Operating Systems Operating System Concepts (Edition 8) Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne
Databases Database System Concepts (Edition 6) Silberschatz, Sudarshan, Korth
Theory of Computation An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata (Edition 5) Peter Linz
Computer Organization & Architecture Computer Organization and Architecture (Edition 7) Hamacher, Vranesic, Zaky
Digital Logic Digital Logic & Computer Design (Edition 1) M. Morris Mano
Complier Logic Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools (Edition 2) Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi, D. Jeffrey Ulman
Engineering Mathematics Higher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43) B. S. Grewal, Edition
Aptitude A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised) R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (Edition 7) R.S. Aggarwal

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GATE Subject-Wise Weightage Analysis For CSE

Understanding the GATE syllabus with Subject wise weighting analysis will help the candidates set the preparation time for high score subjects. The GATE paper section for the CS & IT exam is divided into three sections and the GATE marks are divided accordingly between Core Subject, Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude . Check Subject-wise weighting for GATE CS & IT Paper:

GATE CSE 2021 Exam Analysis
GATE SUBJECTS GATE 2013 GATE 2014 GATE 2015 GATE 2016 GATE 2017 GATE 2018 GATE 2019 GATE 2020 GATE 2021
Engineering Mathematics* 13% 23% 19% 13.75% 8% 7% 6% 5% 9%
Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory 9% 12.7% 11% 3.5% 7% 12% 5% 10% 8%
Design & Analysis Algorithms 8% 8% 7.5% 10.75% 5.5% 7% 7% 6% 11%
Programming & Data Structure 18% 13% 18% 10.75% 14.5% 10% 12% 12% 8%
Digital Logic 3% 5% 7% 5% 5% 4% 9% 4% 5%
Computer Organization* 11% 8% 5% 7% 9% 11% 3% 11% 6%
Theory Of Computation 8% 6% 6% 9.25% 9.5% 7% 8% 9% 8%
Compiler design 3% 3% 2% 3.5% 4% 6% 6% 4% 7%
Operating Systems* 12% 7% 8% 16.5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 6%
DBMS* 7% 8% 5% 4.75% 6% 4% 8% 8% 8%
Computer Networks 7% 9% 8% 9% 6.5% 7% 10% 6% 9%
General Aptitude* 15% 15% 15% 15% 15% 15% 15% 15% 15%
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GATE Exam Pattern 2022: Key Highlights

Particulars Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration

3 Hours

Number of Subjects (Papers)

27

Sections

General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject

Type of Questions

  • 1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • 2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
  • 3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Questions test these abilities

  • 1. Recall
  • 2. Comprehension
  • 3. Application
  • 4. Analysis and Synthesis

Number of Questions

10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions

Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL

General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks

Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL

General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks

Marking Scheme

All of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks

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