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CLT Exams – Practice Test 02

As per the orders by the Government of Karnataka all Government employees are required to take the Online Computer Literacy Test and its made mandatory to Pass Computer Literacy Test (CLT) by all the state Government Employees by 31st March 2022,

To help in preparation daily Computer based MCQ practice questions been given to analyse the preparations

30th June 2022

CLT- Practice Test

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Login (Use your Mobile Number)

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ASCII stands for

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MIS is designed to provide information needed for effective decision making by?

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A normal CD- ROM usually can store up to _________ _data?

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When did John Napier develop logarithm?

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What does DMA stand for?

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Which of the following is not anti- viruses’ software?

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Which programming languages are classified as low level languages?

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What do you call the programs that are used to find out possible faults and their causes?

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Where are data and programme stored when the processor uses them?

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Office LANS, which are scattered geographically on large scale, can be connected by the use

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When a file is saved for the first time

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………………… Is the appearance of typed characters?

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First page of Website is termed as

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What is embedded system?

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 The amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document is called

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CLT Exam Slot Bookings shortly to be reopened

Slot bookings for CLT Exam to be reopened shortly, KEONICS been bestowed with responsibility to conduct CLT Exam till 31st December 2022

Notification CLICK HERE
CLT Exam completion mandatory for Promotions & Increment

Karnataka State Government has made it mandatory to Pass Computer Literacy Test (CLT) by all the state Government Employees by 31st December 2022,

Failure to clear the Exams within specified dates then the State Employees are not entitled to receive yearly Increments and Promotions,

Slot bookings for CLT Exam to be reopened shortly, KEONICS been bestowed with responsibility to conduct CLT Exam till 31st December 2022

Notification CLICK HERE
Circular CLICK HERE
Order CLICK HERE
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Slot bookings for CLT Exam Open

The slot bookings for CLT Exam and the Exam dates for CLT Exam to be held in  February 2022 at various centers has been started,

Exam Date

25th  March 2022 in Bangalore, Hubli, Mangalore district Exam centers,

26th March 2022 in Bangalore, Bagalkot, Chitradurga, Mandya, Hassan, Shahapur districts Exam centers, 

27th March 2022 in Bangalore, Chikkamagalur, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Ballari, Shahapur districts Exam centers,  for more details and book slot CLICK HERE

CLT Exams slot booking opening soon

As per govt instructions, upcoming CLT Exams were cancelled due to the weekend Curfew announced by the Government across Karnataka.

According to the official update with the revised COVID 19 guidelines been released, the CLT Exams slot booking to open shortly, for more details & Book slot CLICK HERE

CLT Exams cancelled due to weekend Curfew

As per govt instructions, upcoming CLT Exams will be cancelled due to the weekend Curfew announced by the Government across Karnataka.

The same shall continue until further notice, for more details CLICK HERE

ABOUT CLT

Karnataka State Government has made it mandatory to Pass Computer Literacy Test (CLT) by all the state Government Employees by 22nd March 2022, for more details CLICK HERE

As per the Government Order No: DPAR 104 e-Gov 2014 dated 2nd December 2014, all Government employees are required to take the Online Computer Literacy Test ( i.e refer GO No DPAR 43 SCR 2008 Bangalore dated 07.03.2012) for which employees need not pay for the 1st attempt.

However, any employee attempting to clear the Online Computer Literacy Test in a 2nd attempt or any further attempt is required to pay an Exam Fees of Rs 359 + bank charges

CIRCULARS

Circular (1) CLICK HERE
Circular (2) CLICK HERE

KEY POINTS

Computer Literacy Test (CLT) is conducted currently on Saturday and Sunday only, All the Questions will be in MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) Format which are basically a simulation / practical based questions, Maximum 80 Marks for CLT, Exam will consist of 1 paper covering both theory and practical based questions

EXAM SYLLABUS

The Questions will be based on the following topics in Computer Literacy Test (CLT) which is made mandatory to pass by 22nd March 2022 by all the Karnataka State Government Employees

Syllabus CLICK HERE

STUDY MATERIALS

ALL UNITS

CLT (EM) CLICK HERE
CLT (KM) CLICK HERE

Introduction to Computer (5 Marks),

Basic CLICK HERE
Advanced CLICK HERE

Introduction to windows and Windows concepts (5 Marks),

Basic CLICK HERE
Advanced CLICK HERE

Word Processing : MS WORD (20 Marks),

Basic CLICK HERE
Advanced CLICK HERE

Spread Sheet : MS EXCEL (20 Marks)

Basic CLICK HERE
Advanced CLICK HERE

Computer Communication and Internet (10 Marks),

Handbook CLICK HERE

Presentation : MS Power Point (10 Marks),

Basic CLICK HERE
Advanced CLICK HERE

Kannada Nudi Software (10 Marks)

Handbook CLICK HERE

Duration of Test is 90 minutes, There is No negative marking for wrong answers, Each Question carry 1 Mark, Exam to be held in Kannada and English (Candidates can apply for any 1 language of their choice)

PASSING MARKS

The Existing employees should score minimum 35% of Marks and Prospective Employees should score 50% of Marks to clear the Exams, 

FAQ’s CLICK HERE

The Score card will be available after the one week of the Exam date 

Score / Digital Certificate CLICK HERE
Certificate Manual CLICK HERE

PROCEDURE TO REGISTER 

Candidate/Employee can register themselves by using KGID/Registration number and Date of Birth as per HRMS record

Register CLICK HERE

On entering the valid details, system will verify and display the Candidate/Employee profile details if available.

Once the required details are entered & uploaded the photo and signature on submission, system will send E-mail to the registered E-mail Id as well as SMS to the mobile number specified during registration.

Candidate/Employee can login using the User name / Password for scheduling the exam (for booking the exam slot).

Book Exam Slot CLICK HERE

Once exam slot is booked, candidate/employee can download the Admit Card & attend the exam on scheduled date & batch time at selected test center

Center details CLICK HERE
Admit card CLICK HERE
Score / Digital Certificate CLICK HERE

PROCEDURE TO APPLY

Candidate/Employee is required to apply online ,  No other means/ mode of application will be accepted,

Guidelines CLICK HERE

Candidate/Employee is required to have a valid personal E-mail ID & Mobile number. It should be kept active till the completion of the exam/certification process. This E-mail-id will be used for communication by the testing and certification agency

Candidate/Employee is required to upload the soft copy of the passport size photograph & the signature 

MODEL PAPERS

Paper 1 CLICK HERE
Paper 2 CLICK HERE
Paper 3 CLICK HERE

PRACTICE PAPERS

Paper 1 CLICK HERE
Paper 2 CLICK HERE
Paper 3 CLICK HERE
Paper 4 CLICK HERE
Paper 5 CLICK HERE
Paper 6 CLICK HERE
Paper 7 CLICK HERE
Paper 8 CLICK HERE
Paper 9 CLICK HERE
Paper 10 CLICK HERE
Paper 11 CLICK HERE
Paper 12 CLICK HERE
Paper 13 CLICK HERE
Paper 14 CLICK HERE
Paper 15 CLICK HERE
Paper 16 CLICK HERE
Paper 17 CLICK HERE
Paper 18 CLICK HERE
Paper 19 CLICK HERE
Paper 20 CLICK HERE
Paper 21 CLICK HERE

REFERECE BOOKS

Fundamentals of Computer – CLICK HERE

Computer Abbreviations – CLICK HERE

Computer Q Bank (Part 1) – CLICK HERE

History of Computers – CLICK HERE

Computer terms – CLICK HERE

Step by Step Procedure to obtain Domicile Certificate

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A Domicile/Residence Certificate is generally issued to prove that the person bearing the Certificate is a Domicile/Resident of the State/UT by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Domicile/Resident Quotas in educational institutions and in the Government Service, as also in case of jobs where local residents are preferred.

REQUIRED DATA FROM APPLICANT

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Father or Guardian’s Name of applicant
  • Gender
  • Residential Address
  • Purpose for which this certificate is needed
  • Ration Card number.
  • Voters ID Card/EPIC Card.
  • School Records/Transfer Certificate.

NEED FOR THE DOCUMENT

  • A Domicile/Residence Certificate is generally issued to prove that the person bearing the Certificate is a Domicile/Resident of the State/UT by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Domicile/Resident Quotas in educational institutions and in the Government Service, as also in case of jobs where local residents are preferred.
  • This certificate is used for many other purposes including Passport, Visa etc.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

  • Application form
  • Proof that applicant must be resident of Karnataka state for minimum period that has specified by the state.
  • Proof that you are an owner of land in Karnataka.
  • Valid identity proof: Ration card/EPIC Card/Aadhaar card
  • Property TAX.
  • School certificates.
  • Tahasildar inquiry report

NOTE: If the applicant’s age is less than 18 years then local of father is obligatory.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicant must be a Karnataka citizen.
  • Applicant must have own land in Karnataka.
  • Women married from another state.

FEES

  • Authorities will provide fee details in offline mode.
  • Fee details will be displayed during online payment.

VALIDITY

The validity this certificate is forever.

PROCESSING TIME

It takes up to 7 Working Days from the date of verification.

HOW TO APPLY OFFLINE FOR DOMICILE CERTIFICATE?

If you are willing to apply for domicile certificate through offline in Karnataka then applicant must visit to the concerned Taluk, Nadakacheri office in whose jurisdiction the candidate usually resides.

Hand over a written application form to authority along with required documents needed for domicile certificate.

After verifying all the details attached by you in your application by concerned authorities, they will upload your data and issues you record number for your future reference.

Your application will be cross checked by the Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and Revenue Inspector (RI).

Also there will be a ground level verification and inspection of the documents and details provided by you.

Once the verification process is over, those officials will submit their report to the Tahasildar.

Then Tahasildar will decide whether to issue the domicile Certificate to the applicant or not.

Applicant will get the certificate within 7 days after due verification.

HOW TO APPLY FOR DOMICILE CERTIFICATE THROUGH ONLINE MODE?

Step 1 : Kindly visit the official website of Nadakacheri or click on this link: online portal link then select “Apply Online” option from the ONLINE APPLICATION dropdown list on the home page.

Step 2 :In the fresh page, please enter your mobile number and press “Proceed” to reach to next page for detailed instruction.

Step 3 :From the menu select NEW REQUEST and pick “Residence / Domicile Certificates” option from drop down list.

Step 4 :In the next page select the Language in which you want to get your domicile certificate and it will take you to next page.

Step 5 :In that page you need to enter proper details. After filling all the details, press on “Search” to get new page with details.

Step 6 :If all the uploaded details are correct then select appropriate option to get the next page to upload the required documents and click on make payment option to reach the next page.

Step 7 :In the given page please pick appropriate payment gateway option (Credit / Debit / Net Banking) to complete the payment process.

Step 8 :Then you will get an acknowledgement for the transaction and the same would have sent to your registered mobile.

Step 9 :Please keep the details safely for your reference.

Step 10 :From this point onwards the process will be same as how they processed in offline process to issue the certificate

OFFICE LOCATIONS & CONTACTS

Atalji Janasnehi Directorate,
SSLR Building,
K R Circle, Bangalore-560001
Phone :080-22214550
Email : ajs.directorate@gmail.com

Step by Step Procedure to obtain Aarogya Card

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Arogya Bhagya Scheme was introduced by the State Government of Karnataka to provide free healthcare to the people of the State. Under this scheme, the beneficiaries can get medical service in both Government and private hospitals. 

OVERLOOK ON AROGYA SCHEME

The main focus of this scheme is to provide healthcare for around 14 million households in the Karnataka. Around 1.4Crore families will take cashless treatment through this scheme. This scheme will include an average of 5 members per family. It covers both accidental and medical or surgical treatment. And it also includes medical services for minor operations or treatments.

BENEFITS OF THIS SCHEME

Under this scheme, beneficiaries can becategorized into two like Category A and Category B. People of Category A includes farmers, laborers of unorganized sector, deprived households, SC/ST people, and Government employees, members of cooperative societies, media persons and representatives. Category B will cover all those people who were excluded in Category A.

The people who are under Category A need not pay anything. But the people who belong to Category B have to pay Rs.300 per person if they are from rural areas and Rs.700 per person if they are from urban areas.

The beneficiaries who fall under Category A will avail cashless treatment whereas those who fall under Category B will get 30% reimbursement from the state Government.

ELIGIBILITY 

The applicant should be an authorized resident of Karnataka. Any individual, who belongs to all age groups are eligible to apply for this scheme. This scheme does not suggest any income bar. Therefore, both the people who live below the poverty and above the poverty are eligible for this scheme.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

The following documents are necessary to apply for this scheme:

  • Residential Proof
  • ID proof
  • Ration Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • PDS Card

HOW TO APPLY IN PERSON FOR AROGYA (HEALTH) CARD?

The applicant must visit to the nearest primary health care center or private hospital where trained medical staff will do the enrollment process. The medical staff will provide you a digitized application, and you need to fill up with their supervision. The entire primary health care center and the private hospital will have Arogya Mitra for enrollment procedure.

Step 1: Kindly visit any primary health care center or private hospital.

Step 2: There medical staff will guide you to open yourdigitized applicant form on the official portal of the Arogya Karnataka Scheme.

Step 3: After filling the digitized application form along with the required documents the process will be completed successfully. The applicant can receive a unique ID card regarding his/her presence under the scheme.

OBJECTIVE OF THIS SCHEME

The main aim of this scheme is to extend ‘Universal Health Coverage’ to all citizensof Karnataka. The current ongoing health schemes like Vajpayee Arogyashree, Yeshaswini Scheme, Rajiv Arogya Bhagya Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojana (RSBY) including RSBY for senior citizens, Rashtriya Bala Swasthaya Karyakram (RBSK), Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Scheme, Indira SurakshaYojane, Cochlear Implant Scheme and so on will all be united under this new Arogya Karnataka Scheme.

ArKID

The unique ArKID will be the PDS card Number with a separator (-) and a sequential number for each member of the family that approaches a PHI for service and seeks to get enrolled.

The UHC Card provided will include Applicant Photo, Name, Unique Scheme ID and Basic Details. An SMS alert will also be sent to the Enrolled Patient to his registered mobile number.

Once the Scheme card is generated then patient can access the treatment under the “Arogya Karnataka” scheme.

The beneficiaries neednot to carry theirAadhaar card or Food card from next time of visiting hospital for treatment. He will be serviced based on the Arogya Karnataka card.

PATIENT ENTITLEMENT UNDER THE SCHEME

The PDS card decides the entitlement of the patient and is authenticated via a web service, with the stored PDS details in the Food and Civil Service Database to determine whether the beneficiary belongs to “Eligible Category” or not, as per the norms defined under the National Food Security Act 2013.

Accordingly He will be categorized as ‘Eligible Patient”. If a beneficiary is not from the “Eligible category” as per the FSA or if the beneficiary does not have a PDS card, he or she will be automatically enrolled as a “General Patient”.

Once the E-KYC form is filled and the beneficiary categorization is completed, the beneficiary will become registered under the Scheme and will be given a unique scheme ID “ArKID”number.

The generated unique ID number printed on a card will be provided on a payment of Rs.10/- only for the first time to the successfully enrolled beneficiary. For reprinting the card on request of the enrolled beneficiary in case he has lost the card he will be given another card at a cost of Rs.20/- only.

Step by Step Procedure to obtain Crop Certificate

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Atalji Janasnehi Kendra has been launched by the Government of Karnataka. The main aim of this project is to provide various services to the citizens through the Nadakacheri online portal. Nadakacheri portal provides various services to the citizens of Karnataka like caste certificate, income certificate, land documents, agriculture documents and various Social Security Pensions.

PURPOSE

The main aim of crop certificate is to sustain and make availability of high quality seeds to the public, through certification, and sending materials of notified kind and varieties grown and to ensure genetic identity and genetic purity.

SIGNIFICANCE 

Certified crop is the starting point to a successful crop as well as an important risk management tool.Certification under the National Organic Program is necessary to label, represent, and market qualifying products as organic. There are two classes in organic operations they are producers and handlers.

Organic producers may grow crops or collect plants from the forest. These types of operations receive an organic producer certificate. Organic handlers may buy food for resale or may process foods like slicing, freezing, drying, mixing, and blending and so on. These types of operations receive an organic handler certificate.

The organic certificate verifies that producer or handler has complied with organic regulations and allows their operation to sell their product as organic. Producer certificates include the type of crop (e.g., carrots, apples) and may include other information as well. Sometimes crop varieties are listed (Fuji apples), as well as farm land and the name of the field from which the crop has been harvested all are included.

APPLICATION

An operation that wants to become certified first contacts a certifying agent. The certifying agent provides information about its application process and certification fees, as outlined in its fee schedule. If the operation decides to proceed with that certifier, it completes an application, which includes the Organic System Plan (OSP).

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Proof of identity: BPL card/ Aadhaar card/ Voter ID card/ driving license.
  • Cadastre Certificate.
  • Agriculturist certificate.

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CROP CERTIFICATE?

Follow these steps given below to apply online for crop certificate in Karnataka.

Step 1 : First visit to official Nadakacheri website .

Step 2 : Then click on “Online Application”. 

Step 3 : Now Click on “Apply Online”.

Step 4 : Enter your mobile number.

Step 5 : Press on “Get OTP”.

Step 6 : Click on ‘New Request’.

Step 7 : Pick ‘Crop Certificate’ option from the available dropdown list.

Step 8 : Select your language in which you want your certificate to be issued (English or Kannada)

Step 9 : Enter all the necessary details.

Step 10 : Select the Mode of Delivery  (Nadakacheri or Registered Post)

Step 11 : Upload all the required documents needed for crop certificate.

Step 12 : Then Click on ‘Save’ button.

Step 13 : After this click on ‘Online Payment’.

Step 14 : Select the Card payment and your Card type.

Step 15 : Press ‘Make Payment’.

Step 16 : After successful payment, acknowledgement number will be appeared on concerned Nadakacheri’s for further process of application. Then final certificate will be obtained from the concerned Nadakacheri center.

HOW TO APPLY OFFLINE FOR CROP CERTIFICATE?

Follow these steps to apply offline for crop certificate in Karnataka.

  • Fill the crop certificate application form.
  • Submit it at nearest Nadakacheri or Municipal or Revenue office.

HOW TO APPLY FOR CROP CERTIFICATE THROUGH COMMON SERVICE CENTER (CSC)

 Follow these below steps to apply through CSC for a crop certificate in Karnataka.

  • Fill up crop certificate application form.
  • Submit that to the nearest CSC.

HOW TO GET CROP CERTIFICATE FROM DIGILOCKER?

To get crop certificate from Digilocker first you need to create your digilocker account.

If you already have a digilocker account then kindly go through these following steps.

Step 1 : Visit official Digilocker website.

Step 2 : Click on Sign-in by entering your username and password.

Step 3 : Click on the Sign-in to Login into your Digilocker account.

Step 4 : Or Enter your Aadhaar number and click on verify.

Step 5 : Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number to Login into your Digilocker account.

Step 6 : Press on Issued Documents and check partners section.

Step 7 : Select partner name as “Revenue Department- Nadakacheri, Karnataka” and service as “Crop Certificate”.

Step 8 : Enter your Acknowledgment Number and press the accept button.

Step 9 : Then click on Get Document.

Step 10 : Your required document will be fetched and Linked with DigiLocker Account.

Step 11 : After Click on issued documents and on “View document”.

HOW TO TRACK YOUR APPLICATION STATUS?

Follow these steps to track your application status in Karnataka.

Step 1 : Visit Nadakacheri official website.

Step 2 : Then select “Online Application”.

Step 3 : There click on “Get Status”.

Step by Step Procedure to get Land Holding Certificate

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Karnataka land holding certificate will be issued only if there is no difference of opinion related to its ownership and the concerned land should not belongs to Karnataka Government land or assigned land shouldn’t belonging to the Karnataka Government.

ADVANTAGES 

  • For selling or buying agriculture land on the occasional or regular basis.
  • Landholding certificate is necessary for getting the loan on the movable or immovable property.
  • This land holding certificate will saves the owner from the frauds and cheating.
  • Karnataka land holding certificate is saving the landholder from other court cases.
  • If the property tax is due then land holding certificate needs to be furnished with the respective officer for updating the land tax records.

DETAILS INCLUDED 

  • Landholding certificate includes the data about the number of the owner of the land.
  • Land holding certificate consist the detail of the ownership or cultivation of land.
  • Karnataka land holding certificate gives the information about the physical location of land and its details
  • The details of landholder like the name of landholder, name of his/her father will also be included in the Land holding certificate.
  • Some landholding details that are the Khasra number will also updated in landholding certificate.
  • Type of land, total area and status of ownership details will also be updated in this document.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Application form
  • Land documents or Land Deed
  • Copy of RTC
  • Other land-related documents such as Trace map, etc.
  • Latest Revenue tax receipt
  • Identity Proof 
  • Address Proof: Ration card/ EPIC

PROCESSING TIME OF APPLICATION

Karnataka land holding certificate will be issued within 7 working days from the date of submission of application.

APPLICATION FEES

For processing Karnataka land holding certificate, a service charge of Rs.15 is collected.

APPLYING PROCEDURE

Step 1: Applicant needs to visit the nearest Nemmadi Kendra to apply for Karnataka land holding certificate.

Step 2:  The applicant has to submit an application in approved format along with documents for land holding certificate at Nemmadi Kendra. Provide details of land such as Revenue Village Number, Name, Patta Number, Dag Number, Land Class, Area, Applicant details and Reason for applying the certificate.

Step 3: Pay the application fees to the Nemmadi Kendra operator for processing land holding certificate. Get acknowledgement slip with application number from Nemmadi Kendra operator. Keep this unique application number for further process.

Step 4: The request for land holding certificate will be processed online through Karnataka Revenue Department. Landholding certificate application status will be sent through SMS.

Step 5: The concerned authority means Tahasildar, will process the landholding certificate online only after successful verification, SRO will approve the landholding certificate request.

Once the request for a certificate is approved, a SMS will be sent to the registered mobile number.

Once SRO approves the request, then the Karnataka land holding certificate will be issued from Nemmadi Kendra. Provide application number and get your land holding certificate.

APPLYING THROUGH ONLINE

Step 1: Visit the home page of the Karnataka Nada Kacheri website.

Step 2:  In the homepage, choose Online Application option. The page will take you to new page.

Step 3: In that new page enter your mobile number and press ‘Proceed’, that will redirect you to another page.

Step 4: Click on ‘New Request’ option, that dropdown a list of services from which you should select ‘Agri’.

Step 4: Click the option of land holding certificate and select the language in which you want your document should be issued.

Step 5: After selection, the application form for Karnataka land holding certificate will be publicized. You should enter the following details in the application.

  • Select the Jurisdiction Where the application is to be processed.
  • Applicant Name.
  • The application type and ID.
  • Residence details.
  • Total income from all the sources.
  • Reason that why you are applying for landholding certificate.
  • Rural and urban area details.

Step 6: Upon clicking on upload required to scan documents tap, you can upload all the prescribed documents. Then click on save option.

Step 7: You can pay the application fee online by a secured payment gateway.

Step 8: The payment can be made directly to the Government online account and subsequently the applicable fee will be transferred to concerned Treasury.

Step 9: After a successful payment, a receipt will be generated, and the task will be redirected to the concerned Tahasildar login.

HOW TO TRACK THE STATUS OF LANDHOLDING APPLICATION?

Once the application for land holding certificate is submitted online and fees are paid, then concerned SRO will process the landholding certificate and issue the certificate. You can track your application status online by Karnataka Nadakacheri Portal.

Enter your application number and click on seek out option then landholding certificate application status will be displayed.

HOW TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD CERTIFICATE?

You can download and print digitally signed land holding certificate from the  Karnataka Nada Kacheri portal. Enter your application number and then press on submit button. After checking all the details in the certificate download and print Karnataka land holding certificate.

Step by Step Procedure to apply for Living Certificate

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Living Certificate is a necessary document for all major works. With residence/living certificate we can prove that the person belongs to the particular state/ union territory and staying in a state for a particular period of time.

Living certificate is also called as Certificate of Life, Certificate of Existence, Letter of Existence, Life Certificate and Proof of Life. Living certificate is a certificate that confirms that an individual was staying at the time of its creation. Government and insurance companies or other bodies may need to check periodically that the people who are paying have not died in order that they do not overpay annuities or for pensions.

ELIGIBILITY 

Following criteria are the eligibility criterion which has to be fulfilled by individual to apply for living certificate in Karnataka.

  • Those who are availing Government schemes through government and other agencies.
  • Pensioners of the Central Government, State Government or any other Government organizations can take benefit of this facility.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Following are the documents needed to apply for living certificate in Karnataka.

  • Aadhaar card
  • ID card
  • Proof of age
  • Voters ID
  • Ration Card
  • Affidavit
  • Residential Proof
  • Pan card

BENEFITS 

  • Residence certificate is necessary in educational institutions and to get Government jobs.
  • Residence certificate is also useful and mandatory for getting the New Ration Card
  • Residence certificate is compulsory for getting the new Driving License and Passport services etc

APPLICATION FEES

The application fee collected for a Living Certificate in Karnataka is 25 Rupees.

TIME REQUIRED TO PROCESS

The time required to process a Living Certificate in Karnataka will take up to 7 days.

VALIDITY

The validity of Living Certificate in Karnataka is for one year and has to be renewed on every year.

PROCEDURE TO APPLY

Follow these steps below to apply online for living certificate in Karnataka.

Step 1 : Go to Nadakacheri official website.

Step 2 :Then select “Online Application”. 

Step 3 :Click on “Apply Online” and enter your mobile number.

Step 4 :Click on “Get OTP” then you’ll receive OTP on your registered mobile number.

Step 5 :Click on ‘New Request’ to select ‘Living certificate’ option.

Step 6 :Choose the language of certificate in which you want to be issued (English or Kannada)

Step 7 :Then enter your details.

Step 8 :Select the Mode of Delivery (Nadakacheri or Registered Post)

Step 9 :Submit the required documents as mentioned above for the living certificate.

Step 10 :Press ‘Save’ button.

Step 11 :Click on ‘Online Payment’.

Step 12 :Select the Card payment and Card type. Then click on ‘Make Payment’.

After successful payment, Acknowledgement number will be appeared on respective Nadakacheri’s for further process of application. The final certificate will be obtained from the concerned Nadakacheri center.

HOW TO TRACK APPLICATION STATUS?

Follow these steps to track the status of living certificate in Karnataka.

Step 1 :Visit (CLICK HERE) official website.

Step 2 :Then click on “Online Application”.

Step 3 :Select “Application Status”.

Step 4 :Choose  Application type and enter your Application number.

Step 5 :Then click on “Get Status” to know the status of your application.

HOW TO APPLY FOR LIVING CERTIFICATE THROUGH OFFLINE

Follow these steps to apply for living certificate through offline in Karnataka.

  • Fill up the  Application Form of Living Certificate (CLICK HERE).
  • Submit it to the nearest Nadakacheri or Municipal or Revenue office.

HOW TO APPLY THROUGH COMMON SERVICE CENTER?

Follow these steps to apply through CSC for a living certificate in Karnataka.

  • Fill up the Application Form of Living Certificate. (CLICK HERE).
  • Submit it to the nearest CSC.

HOW TO GET LIVING CERTIFICATE FROM DIGILOCKER?

If you want to get living certificate in Digilocker, you need to have your Digilocker account or create a digilocker account.

If you already have a Digilocker account, follow these following steps.

Step 1 :Visit Digilocker official website.

Step 2 :Click on Sign-in.

Step 3 :Enter Username and Password to Signin to your Digilocker account.

Step 4 :Or enter your Aadhaar number and press on “Verify”.

Step 5 :Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile to Login to your Digilocker account.

Step 6 :Click on Issued Documents and click on Check Partners Section.

Step 7 :Select partner name as “Revenue Department- Nadakacheri, Karnataka” and service as “Living Certificate.

Step 8 :Enter the Acknowledgment Number.

Step 9 :Click on accept button.

Step 10 :Then click on Get Document.

Step 11 :Your required document will be fetched and Linked with DigiLocker Account.

Step 12 :Click on issued documents.

Step 13 :Click on ‘View Document’.

Step by Step Procedure to apply for Vehicle Registration Certificate

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The Registration Certificate (RC) of any vehicle is the official document which is solid proof for that vehicle is registered with the Indian Government.

It mentions the national boundary limit, in which the vehicle has to be run, engine and chassis number, fuel used, CC and specifies the type of the vehicle.

SOME OF THE POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED ABOUT RC:

  • As per the Motor Vehicle Act, Only valid RC owned vehicles can be driven on Indian roads.
  • This RC is valid for 15 years from the date of issue.
  • After the expiry, it can be renewed for 5 years.
  • If you have a temporary RC then it is valid only for only 1 month.

HOW TO GET A VEHICLE RC?

Whether your vehicle is new or already used, you should visit to your local RTO to get the Registration Certificate for your vehicle. Here is the procedure to apply for RC:

  • Visit the local RTO office with your vehicle for which you want to get RC.
  • Once you reach the RTO office, that vehicle will be inspected by the inspecting authority.
  • Fill up the application form 20 to get RC.
  • The authority will take the imprint of the chassis number.
  • Submit all the necessary documents as required
  • Pay the registration fees and collect the receipt.

ANOTHER METHOD TO GET RC:

A Registration Certificate can also be arranged by your Motor Dealer also. To do this motor dealer should have a valid trade certificate with state RTO. Then state RTO has given login credentials to motor dealers. So they can access the official website from their point.

Upon entering the details and submitting the documents, the request for RC can be processed.  However the original document of RC will be issued and dispatched by the state RTO only. But this entire procedure will save your time.

PROCESSING TIME

The Registration Certificate will be delivered between 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm after five days from the day of inspection.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Valid Identity Proof.
  • Purchase Invoice of the Vehicle.
  • Vehicle Insurance photocopy.
  • PAN Card.
  • Temporary registration certificate issued by your motor dealer.
  • Registration fees receipt.
  • Form 20.
  • Form 22, Form 22- A i.e. road worthiness certificate issued by the manufacturer.
  • Form 21 – sales certificate issued by a vehicle dealer.

PROCESSING FEES

The vehicle registration charge is Rs.600 regardless of the price and size of vehicle. But, the Government of India should increase the registration fees. Because of the drastic decrease in the sales of the cars has forced the government to keep this hike on hold.

WHAT IS ROAD TAX?

You all know that every road in India belongs to Indian Government. Citizens like us who use the roads for driving vehicles need to pay road tax. This road tax varies from state to state.

Collected road tax is used for many purposes by Government:

  • To manage the expense of making and maintaining of the roads.
  • To increase the security on some state or national highways.
  • To plant trees and take other steps to reduce carbon footprints which is emitted by all the vehicles.

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE ONLINE?

Just as other things are digitized with time, the activity for registration of the vehicle does not fall back. It is done to make the entire procedure convenient and quick. To get the registration certificate online, you will have to visit the integrated portal of Vahan for vehicle registration.

Other than the registration, you can also get the renewal of RC, fitness certificate, and apply for the transfer of ownership.

But there might be an instance when you may lose your RC. If that happens to you, simply apply for a duplicate RC.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS TO GET A DUPLICATE VEHICLE RC?

It will be the worst thing you would want to witness. You may lose your RC anywhere or somebody can steal it from you. In either of the case, you need to apply for a duplicate RC as quick as possible. Just follow these simple steps to fasten the procedure.

  • The first act would be to file an FIR in the nearest police station.
  • Then fill in Form 26 for the duplicate RC.
  • If the vehicle is on loan, then submit the form duly signed by the financier.
  • Submit Form 26 along with all the documents.

Some documents you will have to submit for the duplicate RC include:

    • Copy of FIR.
    • Application Form 26.
    • Tax payment copy of the last 4 quarters.
    • Insurance certificate.
    • NOC from the financier.
    • Pollution Certificate.

IS IT COMPULSORY TO HAVE THE VEHICLE RC WHILE DRIVING?

Of course, it is compulsory to carry either a soft or a hard copy of the vehicle RC while driving. If you forgot or don’t have valid RC then traffic policeman has all the rights to seize your vehicle. The authority can also charge fine of Rs.5000/- for the first offence and Rs. 10,000/- for the subsequent offence as per the MV Act.

Step by Step Procedure to apply for Senior Citizen card

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The Senior Citizen Card is issued by the Social Welfare Department which serves documented proof of age to elders. From that they can access to concessions, discounts or priority services offered by Government departments, public companies, private and commercial establishments.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • 2 recent photographs of the applicant.
  • ID card of the applicant: Aadhaar card/ Voter Id etc.
  • Residential Proof: Electricity bill/ Cylinder bill/ Water bill.
  • Pan card ( For Monthly Pension above Rs.15,000PM)
  • Proof of age: Birth certificate / any document which has valid date of birth
  • Pension Application form : CLICK HERE

ELIGIBILITY 

  • Applicant age must be 60 years or above.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Karnataka.

APPLICATION FEES

  • There is no fee to apply for Senior citizen certificate through online.
  • Fifty rupees charged for offline process.

VALIDITY

This certificate is valid for rest of life.

PROCESSING TIME

Senior citizen card will be dispatched to applicant only after the application is approved and their documents were verified. It takes almost 21 working days.

REQUIRED INFORMATION

  • Full Name of the applicant
  • Valid Address of applicant
  • Date of Birth

BENEFITS OF HAVING SENIOR CITIZEN CARD:

The Government of India offers many facilities for senior citizens. In order to get those facilities that person should have senior citizen card issued by Government of India.

This senior citizen certificate will allow the holder to avail several facilities such as concession in Railways, Flights, buses and many other benefits from the government.

INFORMATION WHICH MIGHT HELP YOU:

Cross signature (half on paper and half on photograph) or signature on undertaking, will likely have chances to reject your application.

One has to produce the senior citizen card to prove the authorities whenever asked for so, this card must be carried always.

OTHER BENEFITS OF THIS CERTIFICATE:

This card includes all the necessary details regarding the identity of the holder. This card, approved by a government authority, is an legal proof of the date of birth and address of the card holder.

The ID card enables elders to utilize the various benefits available to them, in hospitals, labs, medical shops, buses, railways, airways and other places. It is also helpful in times of emergencies, for easy identification.

PROCEDURE TO APPLY

Step 1 : If you are willing to apply for senior citizen ID card in Karnataka, then kindly Fill the application form (CLICK HERE)

Step 2 : After fill up of application, submit the filled application along with necessary documents to the approved Karnataka-one, Bengaluru-one, CSC centers or approved NGO’s, Welfare centers or even you can send it by post to the address given at last of this article.

If you are submitting online then link for that are:

  1. Karnataka One centre : CLICK HERE
  2. Bengaluru One centre : CLICK HERE
  3. CSC Centre : CLICK HERE

Step 3 : Mailing address : COMMISSIONERATE OF SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT Email: comr.sw@gmail.com, Fax No. : 080-22353757

Step 4 : Then application will be sent to the program assistant to the concerned district. After verification process, report from program assistant will be handed over to District disabled welfare officer (DDWO).

Step 5 : DDWO may approve or reject the application. If they approves then only ID will be issued to the applicant.

Step 6 : You will receive your certificate only when your application is approved and all your documents are verified.

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE

Step 1 : If you are willing to apply for senior citizen ID card through online in Karnataka, then kindly Fill the application form from this given link: CLICK HERE

Step 2 : In the next screen, Kindly login by using your username and password then enter “Submit”. If you are new user, then register as new user and then login with your credentials to reach the next page.

Step 3 : In the new screen, please enter your details like Age, Mobile number, Address etc has to be filled.

Step 4 : Next select respective option to view the details provided by you. If all are correct, then click on submit for online processing. After processing, applicant will be issued with Senior citizen ID card.

NOTE: Please keep the resulting transaction code or application number for future reference.

LOCATION:

Bangalore (U) : Deputy Director, Dept. of Women & child Development Near Kidwai Hospital, Hosur Road, Bangalore-29. EMail ID: blru-dwdsc-ka@nic.in, Contact : 080-26577411

Bangalore (R) : Deputy Director, Dept. of Women & child Development Near Traffic Police Station, Magadi Main Road, Kamakshi Palya,Bangalore EMail ID: blrr-dwdsc-ka@nic.in, Contact : 080-23483181

Step by Step Procedure to apply for Arms License

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Having gun for any purpose without any valid license is officially illegal. Some of the famous persons in the society have their life in dangerous because of many enemies for them. So owing gun with proper reason and valid license is okay. Hence Arms Act of 1959 allows residents of India to get Non-Prohibited Bore (NPB) guns. This NPB license can be issued to any Indian Nationality person.

PURPOSE

Self Defense – Individuals who are suspected to being attacked for many reasons like being rich, being under threat, so on.

General Security – This covers the provision of security for Banks, Institutions, etc. This will also include the gunmen and protection squad for VVIPs and politicians.

Crop Protection – Those who have farming lands which has to be protected from Non-Scheduled pests and vermin like wild boars, etc.

Sports Shooting – Sports shooter need guns for sports purposes.

Returning NRI – Any Indian, who is returning back to India and has owned a gun in foreign residence for over 2 years, can apply for an Indian license and bring back their gun which they owned in abroad.

Foreign National Status – Any foreign National is allowed to own and bear arms for a maximum period of 6 months during their stay in Karnataka, if they given valid reasons.

ELIGIBILITY 

The following are the eligibility criteria for getting gun license in Karnataka:

The applicant should not have any past records of any kind of criminal activity. Police will gather a lot of information about the applicant such as asking the people in the surroundings or locality if they see any kind of malicious treatment or if they have seen the person getting involved in fights due to anger or burst out.

An interview will be conducted with the applicant to check if the person is mentally and physically fit or not.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Arms Application form 
  • Address proof: Aadhaar card/ Passport/ Voter ID
  • Medical certificate to prove he/she is physically and mentally fit.
  • Weapon trainee certificate
  • Property certificate
  • Business certificate
  • Valid Arms license in original form.
  • Recent passport size photo of Applicant
  • Weapon Deposit certificate in case of expiry of renewal date.
  • Two Self attested Proof of present residential address.
  • PAN Card

PROCEDURE TO APPLY

Step 1 : Make sure you have the concerned application form for applying.

Step 2 :Go through eligibility criteria before applying.

Step 3 :Have all the necessary documents in hand before applying.

Step 4 :Kindly approach SHO in Districts/AO/AAO in Cop’s and submit the completely filled application form.

Step 5 :After the application is received, proper entry of records in registry will be made and then request will be forwarded to process.

Step 6 :Respective department will interview the applicant for further inquiry.

Step 7 :Competent authorities make through assessments regarding

  • Threat based requirements of the arms by the applicant
  • capabilities of use
  • safe handling of the arms by the applicant,
  • physical fitness of the applicant for capabilities of handling the arms,
  • Background,
  • Antecedent, etc.

Step 8 :Then report will be sent to SDPO ACP.

Step 9 :Afterwards SDPO ACP will forward the report to DPO DCP.

In cities, DCP with his observation forward report to COP for final clearance and decision is taken accordingly to submit its reports through the Divisional DCP.

If the application is granted by the competent authority, then applicant should fill in National Database on Arms License Data Input Form.

Then submit that form to the Arms Act Department for uploading in the National Database and generate Unique ID.

Note: Second appeal in case of rejection can be applied to SDPO/DCP in Bangalore city/DCP (LO) in other COPs.

PROCEDURE FOR RENEWAL

Step 1 :Please approach SHO in Districts/AO/AAO in Cop’s office. Please find the link for Karnataka state police department

Step 2 :Complete the application for renewal as obtained / advised by respective authorities, one month before the date of expiry of arms license.

Step 3 :Make sure that all the necessary documents are in hand before applying.

Step 4 :The licensee should produce his/her license and weapon for inspection at the time of renewal and should pay the renewal fees.

If the applicant is a senior citizen, the competent authority may verify physical fitness and mental alertness.

If needed then address and current antecedent may be verified through local PS. Renewal will be done immediately and the necessary changes about renewal will be made in the license.

OFFICE LOCATIONS AND CONTACTS

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
OF POLICE / CT SECRETARY / COMMISSIONER / JOINT COMMISSIONERS
8, Central Division, Kasturba Road, Near Yes Bank,
Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Phone No: 080-2294-2344

Procedure to obtain Passport

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A passport is vital travel document for those who travel to foreign countries for various purposes like education, tourism, pilgrimage, medical attendance, business purposes and family visits. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) launched Passport seva services to get a passport through online as well as offline.

Passport facilitates simple, efficient and transparent processes for delivery of passport and its related services. It not only creates a nationwide networked environment for Government staff but it also integrates with the State Police for physical verification of applicant’s credentials and with India Post for delivery of passports.

All Indian citizens who depart or willing to leave from India are required to possess a valid passport or travel document. Under the Passports Act 1967, the Government of India will issue various types of passports and travel documents such as Ordinary Passport, Diplomatic Passport, Official Passport, Emergency Certificate and Certificate of Identity for the purpose.

It is always necessary to keep a checklist of all the required documents before taking an appointment for a new passport or re-issuing a passport.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED 

  • Birth Certificate
  • Transfer/School leaving/Matriculation Certificate issued by the school last attended/recognized educational board
  • Aadhaar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License issued by the Transport department of respective state Government
  • Policy Bond issued by the Public Life Insurance Corporations/Companies that includes the date of birth of the holder of the insurance policy

DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE VALID FOR PROOF OF ADDRESS:

  • Water/electricity bill
  • Income Tax Assessment Order 
  • Voter ID card 
  • Proof of Gas Connection 
  • Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head 
  • Spouse’s passport copy (provided the applicant’s present address matches the address mentioned in the spouse’s passport) 
  • Parent’s passport copy, in case of minors(First and last page) 
  • Aadhaar Card 
  • Rent Agreement 
  • Passbook of running Bank Account photo

PROCESSING TIME:

It usually takes maximum 8 working days to book an appointment to be scheduled at the nearest Passport Seva Kendra. Once all the formalities are processed, it needs around 3 more weeks for the passport to reach the applicant. Under the Tatkal system, passport is dispatched strictly within 3 working days.

PROCEDURE TO APPLY ONLINE

Step 1: Go to the official website of Passport Seva and click on ‘New User/Register Now’ at the top left of the Homepage.A user registration page opens.

Step 2: At the top displays an option ‘Register to apply at’ thenselect ‘Passport Office’. Fill all required information and create your login id with a password.

Step 3: Come back to the Homepage and login with the registered id and password.

Step 4: Read the instruction manual before proceeding to fill the application.

Step 5: Click on Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport”

Step 6: Here fill the required details then click ‘Submit’

Step 7: Click the “Pay and Schedule Appointment link on the “View Saved/Submitted Applications” screen to book an appointment.

Step 8: Choose the mode of payment- Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa), Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks and Other Banks) or SBI Bank Challan.

Step 9: Once the payment is done, you will receive a confirmation message with scheduled appointment at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) along with your appointment number.

You need not carry the print receipt at the PSK since the messageand appointment details is also accepted as proof of appointment during your visit to the Passport Office

Step 10: Visit the Passport Seva Kendra with all your original documents and also self-attested photo copies of all required documents.

TATKAAL PASSPORT

Tatkaal Passport Service- External website that opens in a new window is a scheme available to passport applicants who need their passports urgently out-of-turn. The final authority for the issuance of passport under the Tatkaal scheme- External website that opens in a new window lies with the passport office.

Passport under the Tatkaal Scheme- External website that opens in a new window is dispatched within one working day excluding the date of submission of application if police verification is not required.

In case if police verification is required on a Post-Passport Issuance basis, the passport is dispatched on third working day excluding the date of submission of application – without waiting for the Police Verification Report.

Citizens can apply for issue of fresh passport or reissue of passport under Tatkaal Scheme through e-Form Submission or Online Form Submission or apply in person- External website that opens in a new window.