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RTO Bangalore: How to get Learner's Driving License?

RTO Bangalore: How to get Learner's Driving License?

Learners Licence:

1. What are the applications and documents required ?

The application required:

· Application form in CMV 2 available at the inquiry counter.

· 3 recent passport size photographs.


Proof of Address: (to produce any one of the following)

1. Ration Card

2. Passport

3. LIC Policy

4. Electoral Roll

5.Telephone Bill

6. Electricity Bill

7. Water Bill

8. Caste Certificate (SC/ST, Backward Class and Minorties, etc.) and Income Certificate issued by Tahasildar.

9. Pay slip issued by any office of the Central Government or a State Government or a Local body.

10. Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of age and address.

11. Proof of legal presence in India in addition to proof of residence in case of foreigners.

Proof of Age: (to produce any one of the following)
· 1. School Certificate.

· 2. Birth Certificate.

. 3. PAN card

· 4. Certificate granted by the registered medical practitioner not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon.

· 5. Self swearing Affidavit by an applicant before an executive Magistrate or a First Class Judicial Magistrate or a Notary Public as evidence of age and address


2. What is the amount of Fees payable ?

Fee Rs. 30/- to be paid at the R.T.O. Cash Counter.

3. Is there any age restrictions for obtaining learner's licence ?

  • The applicant shall have attaining the age of 16 years in case of motor cycle with engine capacity not exceeding 50 cc (motor cycle without gear).
  • The consent/declaration of the parents/guardian is necessary and shall be signed before the licencing authority.
  • The applicant shall have completed the age of 18 years in case of motor cycle with gear or light motor vehicle.
  • In case of transport vehicles one year driving experience of light motor vehicle.
  • Medical certificate in Form CMV 1 and 1A is necessary in case of transport vehicle.

4. Where to file application ?

Application for learner’s licence shall be presented by the applicant before the Asst. R.T.O. (Driving Licence Branch).

5. What is Preliminary test ? Whether any exemption is provided ?

  • Written test will be conducted for the persons who have passed SSLC or equivalent examination or higher . This test will be of Multiple choice objective type.
  • In case of others, Oral test will be conducted.
  • These tests will be conducted by the Inspector of Motor Vehicles.
  • Applicants who are already having driving licence are exempted from appearing for preliminary test in case additional endorsement of new class of vehicle.


6. What is the Subject in the Preliminary Test?

  • Traffic signs, traffic signals and rules of the road regulations made under section 118 of Motor Vehicles Act.
  • Duties of driver when his vehicle is involved in an accident resulting in death or bodily injury of a person or damage to property of a third party.
  • Precautions to be taken while passing un-manned railway crossing and
  • The Documents he should carry with him while driving a vehicle.

7. On passing the test where and when to collect the Learner's licence ?

Applicants who have passed the preliminary test can collect their learner’s licence between 4.30 – 5.30 pm on the same day from Driving Licence Section.


8. What if FAILED in the preliminary test ?

Application along with documents will be returned to the failed applicant and he can reappear for test on the next day onwards.
9. What is the period of validity of Learner's licence ?

Learner’s licence is valid for the period of six months.

10. Who will provide more information and help ?

For more information/grievances P.R.O/ A.R.T.O/R.T.O may be contacted


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Source: http://rto.kar.nic.in