Following are the instructions for taking the test. Read through them carefully so that you know exactly what you are up against. Get to know what the rounds and criteria are so that you are well prepared.

PHASE 1 - Online Test

Participants who have registered on can take the Online Theory Test in the form of a quiz. They will be tested on their knowledge of traffic rules, awareness of road safety & driving regulations. The contestants will be selected on the basis of the highest scores in the least time taken for completing the quiz. The last date for this phase is the 28th of February 2017. Contestants who make it to the next round will be intimated via e-mail and / or SMS.

PHASE 2 - Skill Test

A skill test will be conducted in this round, which will comprise a driving test, at any one of the Maruti Driving Schools (MDS) spread across 42 major Indian cities. The selected contestants can take their skill test at any of the Maruti Driving Schools in their region as per the schedule allocated. Based on candidates' performance in the skill tests at the MDS, 30 finalists will be identified for the 3rd round.

PHASE 3 - Selection Process.

The 30 finalists will be flown in to Delhi for the Grand Finale. In this round, candidates will be evaluated at the Institute of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR), New Delhi, under the supervision of IDTR instructors and judges from Autocar India. Candidates will be evaluated on 20 parameters pertaining to safety, vehicle control, theory knowledge and its application while driving.

PHASE 4 - Winner Announcement

The 30 winners will be crowned the 'Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Drivers of the Year 2016'. And one of them will win a Maruti Suzuki Swift based on his / her overall performance.