NEET Photo Size Format and Important Guidelines

NEET 2020 Application Process has started from December 2, 2019. Application form is available only online at the official website You can fill the Application form till January 6, 2020. The complete exam schedule has been released by NTA.

For the Application form, scanned passport size photographs size should be 10kb-100kb and signature size should be 3kb-20kb.

Details you should know prior to filling the NEET Application form-

  • The passport size photographs should be taken with white background
  • It should be taken on or after 1st September 2019 along with candidates name and date of taking

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NEET Photo Size Format

Specification of Photo

Follow the below guidelines on how to scan the photograph:

Size: 10 Kb – 200 Kb (Passport size).

Format: JPEG/ JPG

Background: White

Sample Example

Photo Size

Important guidelines for Photograph:

  • The photograph should clearly bear the name of candidate along with the date of taking the photograph.
  • The photograph must be taken on or after September 02, 2019 for NEET 2020.
  • Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly
  • Center superintendent will collect (4*6) inch photograph from the candidate at exam center
  • On the reverse side of photograph candidate’s name, Application form number and roll no is mandatory
  • On exam day, candidates must bring one more photo of same specification at exam center which is affixed on the attendance sheet.

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Things to avoid:
  • Candidate’s photograph should not have cap or goggles
  • Polaroid and computer generated photos are not acceptable

Specification of Signature

Candidates are required to upload their signature with running hand  writing in appropriate box. They should upload the scanned copy of their signature which fulfills following specifications:

Size: 4 Kb – 30 Kb

Format: JPEG/ JPG

Background: White

Sample Example

Signature Format

Things to avoid:

Candidate must ensure that they do not write their signature as Full name  with capital letter. It will be rejected by the conducting authority.

Points to be remembered while uploading scanned images:

  • The photograph should be in white background with the date of taking and candidates names
  • Those who used spectacles regularly, can wear it in the photographs. Only camera generated photographs are accepted no POLAROID and COMPUTER generated photos allowed. If is an case any discrepancy found it may lead candidates application form towards the cancellation.
  • Candidates need to upload scanned images according to the given guidelines.
  • Signature should be done by the candidate who is applying for NEET Exam.
  • The signature should be done by the running hand
  • Candidates should ensure that the uploaded photographs and signature are in given format and same place
  • The candidates need to paste their same photo in the application form

Things you need to do or which need not to do?

  • In the uploaded photographs you name should be mentioned with date of photo taking

In the uploaded photographs you name should be mentioned with date of photo taking

  • Candidates photographs should be clear which you want to upload in the application form

Candidates photographs should be clear which you want to upload in the application form

  • Candidates whose photographs would not be clear, their application will be rejected

Candidates whose photographs would not be clear

  • Candidates need to upload their signature, not to their name in capital letters, if in case you are doing this, may lead cancellation of the application form

Candidates need to upload their signature

Check how you need to upload photographs

  • Don’t try to upload scanned photograph which is taken by smart phone, and photographs which is taken with colored background are not accepted.
  • You need to upload a photograph which covers the given box and it is not accepted if it is too small or if you are wearing muffler and scarf
  • Blurred photo’s are not accepted, it should be visible. Candidates can wear spectacles, if in case they used it regularly. If in case they are wearing a goggles or tinted glassed, NTA will not accept it, it may result towards cancellation of application

Note: If in case candidates photo’s will not follow the given guidelines candidates can change it when application form correction window in operational mode in the official website.

Application Process of NEET 2020

Candidate can apply for Application form through online mode only. Steps for filling are mentioned below:

  1. Fill the application form and save the registration number for future reference.
  2. Candidates have to upload images (photograph and signature)
  3. Make a payment of fee with available options.
  4. Take a print out of online application form and save it for future reference and record with fee receipt.