Best GATE Civil Engineering Reference Books for Examination

Aspirants who want to attend GATE exam and pursuing bachelors of technology in Civil Engineering branch can visit this website for reference books. In this posting candidates of the Civil branch can have reference books for GATE. Have a look at GATE Civil Engineering Books. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an international Examination.

This GATE exam is useful for M.Tech or M.E or other NITs throughout India. GATE exam is jointly conducted by the seven IITs (IIT Fullform – Indian Institute of Technology) and IISc (IISc Full form is Indian Institute of Science) on behalf of the National Coordination Board-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), and Government of India. GATE score is important for the recruitment of many of the government and private organizations.

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Reference books are for the students who are going to write the GATE exam useful for their exam preparation. By these reference books, students can be happened to know which type and model of questions on which topic specifically. Students have a look at these reference books and prepare well for your GATE Exam.

GATE Code for a branch of Civil Engineering is “CE”

Let us now see the list of the best reference books for GATE Civil Engineering CE

GATE Civil Engineering Books List.

Books for Verbal and Numerical Ability:

Name of BookAuthor
General Aptitude – Quantitative Aptitude & ReasoningG.K Publications
Objective English for Competitive Examination 5th EditionHari Mohan Prasad
Solved Papers on verbal and Numerical AbilityMade Easy Team


Let us see some more books lists on General Aptitude for GATE

Book NameName of the AuthorName of the Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude TestT. S. JainUpkar publication
High School English GrammarWren & MartinS. Chand Publication
How to Prepare for Quantitative AptitudeArun SharmaMcGraw-Hill Education
A Modern Approach to Verbal &

Non-Verbal Reasoning

R.S. AggarwalS. Chand Publication
Reasoning & Aptitude 2018Nem SinghMade Easy Publication


Let us now see books for Engineering Mathematics for GATE

Name of the BookAuthor or Publications
Advanced Engineering MathematicsRK Jain, SRK Iyengar
Engineering Mathematics solved papersMade Easy Publications
Higher Engineering MathematicsB.S. Grewal
Advanced Engineering MathematicsHK Dass
Engineering and Mathematics general aptitudeG.K. Publications
Higher Engineering MathematicsBandaru Ramana
GATE Engineering and MathematicsNoida and Company
Advanced Engineering MathematicsErwin Kreyszig

Let us now see the list of some more GATE Reference Books for Civil Engineering – CA below.

Book NameAuthor Name
Airport EngineeringSaxena & Arora
Docks & HarborsRangwala
Steel DesignN. Subramanian, S.K. Duggal, L.S. Negi,
Railway EngineeringSaxena & Arora
Environmental EngineeringB.C. Punamia(Part I & II), S.K. Garg (Part-I & II), Peavy, Metcalf & Eddy
Fluid Machines and Fluid Mechanics Seth and Modi, A.K.Jain K.Subramanyam, R. K. Bansal, Jagdish Lal.
Plastic AnalysisManicka Selvam
R.C.C. DesignH J Shah, B.C. Punamia, A.K. Jain
The strength of Materials /Mechanics of StructureGare & Timoshenko, E.Popove, L. Singer, B.C. Punamia
Highway EngineeringKhanna & Justo, Kadiyali
Soil Mechanics & Foundation EngineeringGopal Ranjan & Rao, Venkat Ramaiah, S. K. Garg, B.C. Punamia
Theory of Structures/ Analysis of StructureS. Ramamurtham, L.S. Negi & Jangit, Gupta & Pandit, C.S. Reddy
Construction Planning &Management


(ii) Engineering Economy & unsolved Problems on PERT-CPM

(iii) Equipment

B.C. Punamia

U.K. Shrivastav


Building MaterialsRangwala, M.L. Gambhir

Solved Papers by Made Easy Editorial Board for GATE Civil Engineering Students.

In the above article interested aspirants can know the importance of reference books and how useful these books are. Have a glance at these books and write your exam well.



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