How to Obtain a
Learner's Driving Licence
Driving Licence is an
official document certifying that the holder is suitably qualified
to drive a motor vehicle. Under the provisions of the Motor
Vehicles Act,1988 in India, no person can drive a motor vehicle
in any public place
unless he holds a valid Driving Licence issued to him.
In India, two kinds of Driving Licences are issued: Learnerís
Licence and Permanent Licence. A Learnerís Licence is essential
for obtaining a
motorcycle without gear, a candidate must have completed 16
For other vehicles,
they must have completed 18 years.
vehicles driving they should have completed 20 years.
After 30 days of
Licence, they can
apply for permanent Driving Licence.
test is exempted if
he is already a holder of a Learner's Licence or possesses a
permanent licence but they will have to appear before the
concerned Authority with proof of documents (original).
is necessary in case
of obtaining the
LLR for transport vehicles such as Bus, Lorry and Taxi etc.,
Medical Certificate for LLR is not necessary in case of other
category of vehicles.
Parent of Guardian
should sign before the Licencing Authority in case of the
applicant applying for Learner's Licence has not completed 18
years of age but completed 16 years of age, for giving their
The persons who intend
to get a Learnerís Licence must apply in Form No.2 along
with the documents
mentioned below with a fee of Rs.15. An acknowledgement token will
be issued. The applicant will have to be appear for a preliminary
test after that.
Preliminary written test
will be conducted in the department from 09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
after every 30 minutes. The learners test is conducted for a period
of 20 minutes and it has 10 multiple objective type questions. The
minimum marks to qualify is 6 out of 10. The objective type
questions will test the knowledge in
traffic signs, traffic
rules and regulation, the result of the test will be exhibited in
the notice-board next day and successful candidates can get the
Learner's Licence by producing the token issued to them.
photograph 1 (Apart from one affixed in application)
(Duly attested Xerox copy/true
Age proof (Birth
Certificate/School Certificate/Collage Certificate
in Form 1 and 1A (In case of
Any one of the
below mentioned documents should be produced towards residence
of Electoral Roll
issued by Central/State Government
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