The online application process requires the copy of the candidate's photograph to be uploaded as an electronic file at the time of submitting the application.

  1. The photograph must be in color. Photographs taken using a Mobile phone and other self-composed portraits are NOT acceptable.
  2. Photograph must be taken in a White or a very light background.
  3. The photograph must have been taken after July 01, 2016.
  4. In the photograph, the face should occupy about 50% of the area, and with a full-face view looking into the camera directly.
  5. The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow. Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.
  6. If you normally wear spectacles, glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the glasses or by removing the glasses for the photo shoot.
  7. You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses, only clear glasses are permitted.
  8. Ask your photo studio to provide the image in a JPEG format and also on a standard 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm print.
  9. Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 480 x 640 (0.3 Mega pixel) (Ask your studio to reduce it to this resolution if it is higher)
  10. Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 240 x 320.

The online application process requires that copy of the candidate's signature to be uploaded as an electronic file at the time of submitting the application.

  1. Please draw a rectangular box of size 7 cm × 2 cm (width x height) on an A4 white paper.
  2. Put your signature with black or dark blue ink within this box.
  3. Get the signature digitally image scanned by a professional using a scanner, and get the image cropped to the box by the professional.
  4. Only JPEG image formats will be accepted.
  5. The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 560 × 160.
  6. The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 280 × 80.
  7. Photograph of signature taken using mobile phone is NOT acceptable, and can result in disqualification of the application without any refund of the fee.

NOTE: The file size for Photograph and Signature should not exceed 100KB