List of Best Books for GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2021

Updated: 19.6.20

Here's the article that we shared a list of the best GATE Mechanical Books to Crack the GATE Exam. All books are recommended by the previous year GATE toppers who have achieved their goals by following those books. We suggest you follow the right book and right author if you want to crack GATE 2021 exam with high score. Check out the list of important books, editions, author's name, and the advantages of following these books.

Best Books for GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2021

The list of GATE mechanical 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

Thermal Science  

Engineering Thermodynamics 

P.K. Nag

Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines 

S. K. Som

Theory of Machines & Vibration

Theory of Machines 

S S Rattan

Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials 

Dr. B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Kumar Jain


Production Technology 

R.K. Jain

Heat Transfer

Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer 

R.C. Sachdeva

Engineering Mechanics & Engineering Material

Materials Science And Engineering 

I P Singh

Engineering Mechanics 

S. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati

Machine Design

Design of Machine Elements 

V Bhandari

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management 

O. P. Khanna

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics 

B. S. Grewal


A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)

R.S. Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations 

R.S. Aggarwal

Check also GATE Mechanical Notes & don't forget to take GATE Mock Test, to stay ahead in the competition.

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