Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Photograph/Signature and Document (if required).

1. Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
2. If candidate belongs to ST/SC/OBC he/she will be required to upload the scanned copy cast certificate in JPG format.
3. If candidate belongs to physical handicapped he/she will be required to upload the scanned copy of certificate in JPG format.
4. Candidate is required to upload educational/Professional qualification, Date of Birth, Experience Certificate and if any other relevant certificate.

Photograph Image:
1. Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture
2. Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
3. Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
4. If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
5. If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
6. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
7. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
8. Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
9. Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb(Below 450kb)
10. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.

Signature Image:
1. The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
2. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
3. The signature will be used to put on the Hall Ticket and wherever necessary.
4. If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified.
5. Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
6. Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
7. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb

Scanning the photograph, signature & documents:
1. Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
2. Set Color to True Color
3. File Size as specified above
4. Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature/documents, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
5. The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is : image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.
6. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph, signature and documents.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph, Signature and Documents:
1. There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
2. Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature / Documents”
3. Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature /Documents file has been saved.
4. Select the file by clicking on it.
5. Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button.
6. Your Online Application will not be submitted unless you upload your photograph and signature as specified.

Important Note:
1. In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected.
2. If photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature until and unless he has not 'Confirmed' the Declaration form. Once you have 'Confirmed' the Declaration form you will not be able to edit the application and also upload the files.
3. After completion of online Registration process candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms.