Study Well – GATE 2017 Preparation for Mechanical Engineering

Cracking the highly anticipated GATE exam is obviously no cakewalk. The all India level exam requires incessant hard work and continuous practise for its successful accomplishment; the notification for the session 2017-18 has already been released. So, its high time that GATE aspirants should kick start their preparation and take studies seriously to get satisfying ranks and good score at the exam. Mechanical engineering is an important paper for GATE exam. Each year, lakhs of mechanical engineering aspirants sit for the exam to pursue their dream to secure admission in post graduate programmes and fat pay scale job in varied public sector undertakings. But only few meritorious one can realize this dream. Selection of books and study material has an important role to play in the final selection. Our panel of experts have undertaken a comprehensive research of all the available books in market and bring out a list of books best suited for your study of GATE preparation.

Our list of books stand true to the parameters viz, full coverage of GATE syllabus, comprehensible, easy expalanation of concepts, popularity, standardized and highly recommended by GATE toppers.

Engineering Mathematics

  • Mathematics subject can help you for scoring well in GATE. You just require practicing all types of problems and remember formulas and definitions. If you practice well in this subject, your attempting time for mathematics will take less time to answer. Good mathematician always do well in engineering
  • Book Name: Higher Engineering Mathematics, Author’s Name: B. S. Grewal, Edition: 43
  • Highlights of the book: The ultimate book for basic understanding and approaching problems. For GATE exam preparation, this book enough. Thoroughly explained the proofs of concepts and number of solved examples.
  • Important GATE topics for this subject are: Matrices, Calculus, and Probability.


  • This is having easiest section in GATE paper. It is possible to score without having much preparation on it. Practice aptitude at least once during preparation of GATE.
  • Book Name: A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning, Author’s Name: R.S. Aggarwal, Edition: Revised
  • Highlights of the book: A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning is of great use to students preparing for a number of entrance examinations, whether it be for an MBA or for a job in the Civil Services. One of the primary reasons as to why students should use this book is that it contains a great deal of practice questions, some of which come with the hints needed for solving problems. The book also contains solved problems.
  • Book Name: Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations, Author’s Name: R.S. Aggarwal, Edition: 7
  • Highlights of the book: Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinationscovers every aspect of the numerical ability section of many competitive tests. Numerous examples have been used throughout the book to illustrate the concepts and problem solving techniques. This book gives the students or candidates a good idea about the kind of questions asked in these exams.

All the best!