RRB is providing good opportunity for ITI and Polytechnic Candidates through Assistant Loco Pilots Recruitment. There are good number of vacancies across various RRB Zones. All that you need is to prepare seriously for at least 5/6 months with proper strategy. Question paper will be provided in regional languages also along with English and Hindi. The RRB has also conducted Assistant Loco Pilot Examination during 2010. Candidates can understand the structure and nature of the written examination based on the previous examinations. Following is the brief description / analysis of RRB's Assistant Loco Pilot question papers, syllabus and various subjects such as Technical, Non- Technical, General English, General Awareness and Trade Tests. You can also check for useful books and previous questions available for various section of the examination. Technical Test: There will be 120 questions from this paper. Out of these about 20 questions will be asked from technical topics. Remaining questions will be from non technical subjects. This shows the importance of non- technical subjects in the examination. About 100 will be asked from non technical topics. It may not possible to get all the study material and topics in a single book. Candidates have to collect material from various sources based on the ITI and Polytechnic topics. For Non Technical topics, you can easily get material for Arithmetic, Reasoning, General Awareness and GK subjects. For Arithmetic and Reasoning, Mathematics books of 10th class standard will be immensely useful. Following are important Topics for various Technical Trades: 1) Mechanical: Measurements, Heat, Engine, Thermo Dynamics, Energy Material, Energy Conservation, Management, Applied Mechanics, Turbo Machines, Production Engineering, Automation Engineering, Theory of Motion, Strength of Material, Metallurgy, Metal Handling, Refrigerator and Air Condition, Heat Transformation etc. 2) Automobile: Machine Design, Theory of Machine, IC Engine, Heat Transfer, Thermo Dynamics, Applying Motion of Materials, Power Plant Turbine and Boilers, Production Technology and Metallurgy etc.3) Electrical: Indian Electrical Rolls, Cables, Transfers, Electrical Fundamental Proven System, Alternative Single Phase Motor System, Three Phase motor System, Illumination, Magnetism, Directed Motors etc. 4) Electronics and Communication: Transistor, Dias, Digital Electronics, Electronic Tube Networking and Industrial Electronics, Semi Conductor Physics, Robotic Radio Communication system and Satellite Matters, Computer and Micro Processor etc. 5) General English: About 10 questions will be asked from this section. Questions will be from the topics of basic grammar such as articles, prepositions, voices, tenses, synonyms, antonyms etc.6) Reasoning: Topics such as coding , decoding, blood relations, arrangements, calender - dates, weeks, classification, analogy, verbal and non- verbal questions are important. In the Arithmetic Section, candidates should prepare topics such as time and distance, ratios, averages, interest methods, pictogram based problems etc.