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UP DL Exam (Driving License)

About UP DL Exam (Driving License): UP Driving License is an official document that is issued by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) and it permits the individual whose name is written on the same to operate motor vehicles like cars, bikes, buses, etc on roads. A driving License looks like a small plastic card just as the debit or credit card looks.  The Road Transport Association is responsible for setting the rules and regulations regarding the issue of license in Uttar Pradesh and The Regional Transport Office (RTO) is the Government of India Bureau which is responsible for issuing the driver’s licenses and registering the vehicles in the country.

Up DL Exam Information 2023

For getting the UP DL (Driving License), the applicants have to go through an Online Test and a Driving Test. The Online Test is a theory-based test in which he/she will be asked 15 questions and out of which a minimum of 9 need to be correct in order to get the Driving License. For being eligible to apply for UP DL (Driving License), the applicant should have completed 18 years of age. If the person is applying for a commercial driving license, then he/she must have attained the age of at least 20 years.

DL Test Types - Driving License Test Types

There are basically 3 types of UP DLs (Driving License) based on the kind of vehicle which the applicant is planning to drive. The applicants need to apply for a driving license as per their needs.

The 3 Types of UP DL:

  1. DL for a Motorcycle without Gear: The applicants who wish to drive two-wheelers like scooters or mopeds which do not have gear, should obtain this driving license.
  2. DL for Light Motor Vehicles (Motorcycles and Light Motorcars) having gear: The applicants who wish to drive motorcycles and light motorcars having gear should obtain this driving license.
  3. DL for Transport Vehicle: The applicants who wish to drive heavy motor vehicles such as tractors, trucks, lorry, etc. should obtain this driving license.

UP Driving License: Latest Notification:

  • As per the latest notification released by the Government of India, The Ruling Government is all set to issue New Driving Licenses (DLs) in the country from October 1, 2023. 
  • The latest Driving Licenses will come with an embedded advanced microchip with features like Quick Response (QR) Code and Near Field Communication (NFC).

This initiative has been taken to meet the following objectives:

  1. To allow the Government to retain and maintain records and penalties of the DL Holder for a period of 10 years in a centralized online database.
  2. To help the ruling government in maintaining the records of differently-abled drivers across the country.
  3. To track the changes that have been done to the vehicles.
  4. To check whether the person has signed any declaration to denote organs for the benefit of others.
  5. To encourage paperless processes in the workings of Government.

UP DL Test Centres:

Forgiving the UP DL (Driving License) Online Test, the applicants must approach the following Uttar Pradesh Regional Transport Offices (RTOs):

Agra RTO Office

Barabanki RTO Office

Farrukhabad RTO Office

Jaunpur RTO Office

Mainpuri RTO Office

Sant Kabir Nagar RTO Office

Aligarh RTO Office

Bareilly RTO Office

Fatehpur RTO Office

Jhansi RTO Office

Mathura RTO Office

Shahjahanpur RTO Office

Allahabad RTO Office

Basti RTO Office

Firozabad RTO Office

Kannauj RTO Office

Mau RTO Office

Shamli RTO Office

Ambedkar Nagar RTO Office

Bhadohi RTO Office

Gautam Budh Nagar RTO Office

Kanpur Dehat RTO Office

Meerut RTO Office

Shravasti RTO Office

Amethi RTO Office

Bijnor RTO Office

Ghaziabad RTO Office

Kanpur Nagar RTO Office

Mirzapur RTO Office

Siddharthnagar RTO Office

Amroha RTO Office

Budaun RTO Office

Ghazipur RTO Office

Kasganj RTO Office

Moradabad RTO Office

Sitapur RTO Office

Auraiya RTO Office

Bulandshahr RTO Office

Gonda RTO Office RTO Office

Kaushambi RTO Office

Muzaffarnagar RTO Office

Sonbhadra RTO Office

Azamgarh RTO Office

Chandauli RTO Office

Gorakhpur RTO Office

Kushinagar RTO Office

Pilibhit RTO Office

Sultanpur RTO Office

Bagpat RTO Office 

Chitrakoot RTO Office

Hamirpur RTO Office

Lakhimpur Kheri RTO Office

Pratapgarh RTO Office

Unnao RTO Office

Bahraich RTO Office

Deoria RTO Office

Hapur RTO Office

Lalitpur RTO Office

Raebareli RTO Office

Varanasi RTO Office

Ballia RTO Office

Etaha RTO Office

Hardoi RTO Office

Lucknow RTO Office

Rampur RTO Office

Ayodhya RTO Office

Balrampur RTO Office

Etawah RTO Office

Hathras RTO Office

Maharajganj RTO Office

Saharanpur RTO Office 


Banda RTO Office

Faizabad RTO Office

Jalaun RTO Office

Mahoba RTO Office

Sambhal RTO Office


UP DL Exam Pattern:

Driving is a skill that needs to be acquired to enjoy driving your own vehicle. No one is allowed to drive until he/she obtains a valid Driving License. So if any of you wish to drive, then it is compulsory to obtain a valid driving license from the concerned authority.

About UP DL Paper Pattern:

The UP DL Exam Pattern is really helpful for all the applicants because it clearly describes the important topics and sub-topics on which the exam will be based. For getting a UP DL (Driving Licence), one needs to qualify for a driving test. In India, for getting a valid UP DL (Driving License), every individual has to pass a theory-based online test and a practical driving test.

UP DL Exam Pattern Highlights

Nature of Questions

Multiple Choice Based Questions

No. of Questions 

15 Questions

Time Allotted to Attempt Each Question

30 seconds each 

UP DL Exam Mode:

The UP DL Online Exam is conducted in an online mode for the applicants on the other hand the UP DL Practical Driving Test will be taken in an offline mode where the applicants will be asked to drive the vehicle.

UP Driving License Exam Useful links
      UP DL Registration
UP DL Exam Date
 UP DL Exam Pattern
 UP DL Exam Syllabus
UP DL Admit Card
UP DL Answer Key
UP DL Result 

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