Books for Basic Subjects
Subject 
Book Title 
Comment 
Database Systems 
 Database System Concepts, by Korth, Silberschatz and Sudarshan
 Database Management Systems, by Ramakrishnan and Gehrke


Computer Organization 
 Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software by Patterson and Hennessy

Available in low cost edition Elsevier India edition 
Operating Systems 
 Design of Unix Operating System, by Maurice Bach

Indian edition available 
Discrete Mathematics 
 Elements of Discrete Mathematics, by C.L. Liu


Compilers 
 Aho, A.V., Ravi Sethi and J.D. Ullman: Compilers  Principles, Techniques and Tools, Addison Wesley, 1988
 Y.N. Srikant and P. Shankar (editors), The Compiler Design Handbook, CRC Press 2008 (2nd ed.)
 
Algorithms 
 Introduction to Algorithms, by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, and Clifford Stein
 Algorithm Design, by Jon Kleinberg and Eva Tardos


Automata Theory 
 Automata and Computability by Dexter Kozen
 Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation, by John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, Jeffrey D. Ullman

Both available in Indian Editions 
Basic Mathematical Logic 
 Mathematical logic by H.D. Ebbinghaus, J. Flum, and W. Thomas
 Logic for Computer Science, by Micheal Huth and Mark Ryan

Second book may be available in Indian Edition 
Probability 
 S.M.Ross, Introduction to Probability Models, Elsevier, 2003 (Rs.325)
 K.S.Trivedi, Probability and Statistics with reliability queuing and computer science applications, PHI, 2003 (Rs.250)
 
Graph Theory 
 Introduction to Graph Theory by Douglas West
 Graph Theory, by Reinhard Diestel
 Graph Theory with Applications, by Bondy and Murty
 
Basics of Programming 
 Head First Java, by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
 C++ Primer Plus, by Stephen Prata
 Programming Pearls 2/e, by Jon Bentley
 
Linear Algebra 
 K.M.Hoffman and R.Kunze, Linear Algebra (2nd Edition), Pearson, 2003 (Rs.199)
 
Optimization Theory 
 R.Fletcher, Practical Methods of Optimization (2nd Edition), John Wiley, 2005 (USD 5.9)
 
Computer Networking 
 J.F.Kurose and K.W.Ross, Computer Networking: A TopDown Approach (3rd Edition), Pearson, 2006 (Rs.499)
 
