## Loco Pilot Syllabus

Here are the detailed of Loco Pilot Syllabus.The 1st stage examination of RRB Technician & ALP will be of easy to moderate level. The RRB Technician & Alp exam consist of mainly:

- Maths
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Science
- General Awareness on Current Affairs

#### Mathmatics-Loco Pilot Syllabus

**#1. Simplification & Approximation**

- Weightage: 3-4 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy, Less time consuming
- Question Types: Based on BODMAS, Approximate Values, Percentage, Fractions etc.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#2. Coordinate Geometry**

- Weightage: 2-3 Questions
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
- Question Types: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, lines.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#3. Mensuration**

- Weightage: 3-4 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
- Question Types: Triangle, Circle, Trapezium, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
- Tips: Quickest method for Mensuration.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#4. Arithmetic’s**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Could be tricky, Moderately time Consuming
- Question Types: Progression, Matrices, Integration, Limit, Logarithmic

**#5. Number Series**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Scoring, Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible
- Question Types: Problems on Completing the Series, Finding the Missing Term, Finding the Wrong Term.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1

**#6. Trigonometry**

- Weightage: 1-2 Questions
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
- Question Types: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only).
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#7. Probability**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Could be tricky, Moderately time Consuming
- Question Types: very basic problems on probability.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#8. Algebra**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Scoring, Easy if Concepts Clear and Steps Followed, Could be Tricky, Time Consuming.
- Question Types: Basic Algebraic Identities, Polynomials, Elementary Surds, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations in One and Two or more Variables.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#9. Ratio and Proportion**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate , Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible
- Question Types: Simple Ratios, Mean Proportional, Componendo or Dividendo, Direct or Indirect Proportion.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#10. Speed, Time and distance**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate, Moderately Time Consuming
- Question Types: Relative Speed, Average Speed, Problems on Train, Boat & Stream.
- Tips: How to Calculate Average Speed.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#11. Number System**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Could be tricky, Moderately time Consuming
- Question Types: Divisibility & Remainder, Multiples & Factors, Integers, LCM & HCF.
- Tips: Divisibility Test Trick for Quick Calculations
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#12. Profit and Loss**

- Weightage: 0-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Scoring, Easy if Proper Steps Followed, Moderately Time Consuming.
- Question Types: Profit and Loss, Successive Selling type questions, Partnerships, Discount & MP.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#13. Time and Work**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate, Moderately Time Consuming
- Question Types: Work Efficiency, Work & Wages, Pipes & Cisterns etc.
- Tips: Shortcut for Time & Work.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#14. Interest**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Scoring, Easy if Formulas & Proper Steps Followed, Moderately Time Consuming.
- Question Types: Simple Interest.
- Tips: How to Quickly Find Rate of Simple Interest, Simple Interest for Different Rates, Shortcut for Compound Interest Problems.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1 , Quiz 2

**#15. Percentages**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
- Question Types: Calculation-oriented basic percentage.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#16. Averages**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
- Question Types: Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature etc.
- Quizzes: Quiz 1 , Quiz 2

#### General Intelligence & Reasoning-Loco Pilot Syllabus

**#1. Analogy**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy, Not Time Consuming, Direct Questions are asked.
- Question Types: These questions will test your Genaral Knowledge (Semantic), Logics (Symbolic, Number) and Visual Imagination (Figures).
- Quiz: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#2. Classification**

- Weightage: 2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy, Not Time Consuming, Direct Questions are asked.
- Question Types: Semantic (GK and Meaning), Symbolic (Letters based), Number based.
- Quiz: Quiz 1

**#3. Coding and decoding**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate , Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy possible.
- Question Types: Analogy based, Letter Shifting, Coding Letters of a Word.
- Tips: General Tips for Coding & Decoding, Coding Decoding in Fictitious Language, Coding by Letter Shifting
- Quiz: Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3

**#4. Problem Solving**

- Weightage: 2-4 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Logical Puzzles can be tricky, Easy to Moderate
- Question Types: Circular and Linear Puzzles, Logical and Mathematical Puzzles, Clock & Calendar problems,
- Analytical decision making problems.
- Tips: Tricks to Crack Ordering & Ranking
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#5. Blood Relation**

- Weightage: 1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy & less time taking. More accuracy is possible.
- Question Types: General blood relation problem, Family Tree.
- Tips: Basic Concepts for Blood Relation
- Quizzes: Quiz 1 , Quiz 2

**#6. Venn Diagrams**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, Logical Venn Diagrams can be tricky.
- Question Types: Logical Venn Diagrams, Venn Diagram based Problems and Syllogisms
- Tips: Basic Concepts of Syllogisms
- Quiz: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

**#7. Alphabet & Word Test**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate to High Accuracy Possible, Time Consuming, Easy in Difficulty
- Question Types: Logical Sequence, Meaningful sequence, Word Formation, Matrix.

**#8. Non-Verbal Reasoning**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate, High Accuracy Possible, Visual Imagination Required, Elimination of Options Required
- Question Types: Paper folding & cutting, Embedded figures, Mirror Image, Water Image, Cubes and Dices, Pattern Completion, Counting Figures.

**#9. Verbal Reasoning**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, Moderately Time Consuming
- Question Types: Drawing Inference & conclusions, Statement & Assumptions, Statement & Arguments, Course of Action.

**#10. Direction & Distance**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Easy, Direct Questions, Less Time Consuming
- Question Types: Route & network based
- Tips: 3 Tricks for Directions & Distances
- Quizzes: Quiz

**#11. Series**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Tricky, Maybe Time Consuming, Questions will test the Clarity of your Thought Process.
- Question Types: Semantic, Number, Figure based, Alphabets based.
- Quiz: Quiz 1

**#12. Missing Numbers**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Moderate, High Accuracy Possible
- Question Types: Missing number in Matrix and Diagram

**#13. Order & Ranking**

- Weightage: 0-1 Qs
- Difficulty Level: Scoring, Easy if concepts clear and steps followed, Could be Tricky, Not very Time Consuming
- Question Type: Questions on arranging by age, floor, rank, order in row etc.
- Tips: Tricks for Ordering and Ranking
- Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2

#### General Science-Loco Pilot Syllabus

**#1. Biology**

- Weightage: 7-8 Qs
- It covers major topics i.e; Human Body, Plant, Animal, Diseases, Nutrition.
- #2. Physics
- Weightage: 5-6 Qs
- Motion, Forces, Work Power & Energy, Gravity, Magnetism, Wave, Optics, Pressure, Laws and Principles,
- Physical Quantities.

**#3. Chemistry**

- Weightage: 6-7 Qs
- Atomic Structure, Metallurgy, Chemical Bonding, Organic Chemistry

**#4. Environment**

- Weightage: 5-6 Qs
- Qs on National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Universe, Volcanoes, Desert, Industries, Irrigation & Agriculture, Lakes, Waterfalls, Soil, Minerals and Mines, forests, rocks, Land forms, Rivers, Transport.

#### General Awareness-Loco Pilot Syllabus

**#1. Polity**

- Weightage: 5-7 Qs
- Questions on Constitution of India (Fundamentals Rights), Government Portfolios, Panchayati Raj, Supreme court & recent amendments based on recent news will be asked.

**#2. Economy**

- Weightage: 5-7 Qs
- Budget, Economic Organizations, Economic theory & survey etc.

**#3. Award & honors**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Entertainment and films, Sports Award etc.

**#4. Science & Technology**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Inventions and Discoveries, Computers and Mobile Technology, Recent launched satellites.

**#5. Art & Culture**

- Weightage: 1-2 Qs
- Dance and Music, Tribes, Languages, Paintings, Historical Places, Holy Places, Fairs, Festivals.

**#6. Sports**

- Weightage: 2-3 Qs
- Sports of India, Recent sports & Games held on which place.