# Loco Pilot Syllabus | Paceacademy

## 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:

1. Maths
2. General Intelligence & Reasoning
3. General Science
4. 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.