GATE Civil Engineering Reference Books 2024 – CE Core Books

GATE Civil Engineering Reference Books: Check out the details of GATE Civil Engineering Reference Books. Best Suggested books are very important for the GATE 2021 exam and CE: Civil Engineering Preparation. Here below we have provided Best Recommended books for GATE Civil Engineering. You can also Check GATE Notification 2021 and the Last date to apply for 2021 (गेट सिविल इंजीनियरिंग संदर्भ पुस्तकें). Check GATE CE: Civil Engineering Syllabus for 2021. Below you can check Important Books for GATE Exam with Author/publication names.

About GATE 2021

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) is a national level exam to test the performance and understanding capability of students in their graduate fields. This test is useful for the admissions in M.E/M-Tech and other NITs Throughout India. The GATE exam is jointly conducted by the seven IITs(Indian Institute of Technology) and IISc(Indian Institute of Science) on behalf of the  National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of HR Development (MHRD), Govt of India. The GATE exam score is important for recruitment in many of the govt and private organizations. The GATE score is compulsory.

GATE 2021 Exam Dates6-2-2021,




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About Civil Engineering in GATE 2021


Civil Engineering is one of the oldest fields of engineering and technology. It deals with design, construction & maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams & buildings. For the preparation in GATE Exam, students should study the reference books. Below are some of the reference textbooks for GATE preparation. So we are providing the list of reference books for the GATE exam 2018.

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Best Reference Books for GATE CE: Civil Engineering

Verbal and numerical ability:

  • General Aptitude: Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning – G.K Publications.
  • Objective English for Competitive Examination 5th Ed – Hari Mohan Prasad.
  • Solved papers on verbal and numerical ability – Made Easy Team

Engineering Mathematics books for GATE

  1. Advanced Engineering Mathematics – RK Jain, SRK Iyengar
  2. Advanced Engineering Mathematics – HK Dass
  3. Advanced Engineering Mathematics – Erwin Kreyszig
  4. Engineering Mathematics solved papers – Made easy publications.
  5. Engineering and Mathematics general aptitude – G.K Publications.
  6. GATE Engineering and Mathematics – Nodia and company.
  7. Higher Engineering Mathematics – Bandaru Ramana
  8. Higher Engineering Mathematics – B.S. Grewal

GATE Civil Engineering Reference Books of the bookAuthor
1.Environmental EngineeringB.C. Punamia(Part I & II), S.K. Garg (Part-I & II), Peavy, Metcalf & Eddy
2.Plastic AnalysisManicka Selvam
3.Highway EngineeringKhanna & Justo, Kadiyali
4.Airport EngineeringSaxena & Arora
5.Railway EngineeringSaxena & Arora
6.R.C.C. DesignH J Shah, B.C. Punamia, A.K. Jain
7.Building MaterialsRangwala, M.L. Gambhir
8.Steel DesignN. Subramanian, S.K. Duggal, L.S. Negi,
9.Strength of Materials /Mechanics of StructureGare & Timoshenko, E.Popove, L. Singer, B.C. Punamia
10.Theory of Structures/ Analysis of StructureS. Ramamurtham, L.S. Negi & Jangit, Gupta & Pandit, C.S. Reddy
11.Fluid Mechanics and Fluid MachinesModi & Seth, R. K. Bansal, A.K.Jain K.Subramanyam, Jagdish Lal.
12.Soil Mechanics & Foundation EngineeringGopal Ranjan & Rao, Venkat Ramaiah, S. K. Garg, B.C. Punamia
13.Docks & Harbors’Rangwala
14.Construction Planning &Management
(ii) Engineering Economy & unsolved Problems on PERT-CPM
(iii) Equipment
B.C. Punamia
U.K. Shrivastav


Solved papers:

GATE 2021 Civil engineering solved papers by Made Easy Editorial Board. This article gives information about the GATE Civil Engineering reference books,  reference books of Engineering mathematics, verbal and numerical ability & core subject books of Civil Engineering for GATE Exam.

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