1. Specifications for Photograph
a. It should be a Colour Passport Photograph with white/light color back ground.
b. It should be of size 35mm X 45mm or 320 x 240 pixels.
c. It should be in JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI resolution.
d. The size of the photograph should be between 20-50KB.
e. The color photograph must have been taken on or after 01-10-2018 in a professional studio.
Photographs taken using mobile and self-composed portraits may result in rejection of application.
f. The photo should have clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses.
g. The face should occupy at least 50% of the area of the photograph with a full face view looking at the camera directly.
h. The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head any cloth or any shadow.
i. Fore head, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.
j. In case the candidate wears glasses, then the photograph should not have any glare/ reflections on glasses and eyes should be clearly visible.
k.The Photograph must match with the candidate appearance on the days of CBT and DV.
l. PwBD candidates should also upload passport photograph as per above specifications only and not the full body photograph used in the disability certificate.
m. Candidates are advised to keep at least 12 (Twelve) copies of the same photograph for further use as and when required during the recruitment process.
2. Select upload Signature Tab and upload your Scanned Signature. The signature image should comply with the following specifications.
3. Specification for Signature Image:
a. The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen with in a box of size 50mm x 20mm.
b. Signature must be in running letters and NOT IN BLOCK LETTERS.
c. The image should be in JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI resolution.
d. Dimensions of 50mm x 20mm or 140 x60 pixels (preferred).
e. Size of file should be between 10KB —40KB.
1. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
2. The applicants signature obtained during registration and at the time of CBTs/ DV/ Medical should match the uploaded signature.
3. In case it is found that there is a mismatch of signature, the candidate may be disqualified, legal prosecution will be initiated and the candidate will be debarred for life from appearing in railway recruitments (RRBs/RRCs).
4. Scanning and Resizing of the Photograph and Signature:
a. Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 100 dpi (dots per inch).
b. Set Color to True Color. File Size as specified above.
c. Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/ signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
d. The image file should be in JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg.
e. Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 40KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager.
f. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 40KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editors also.
5. SC/ ST Certificate Upload:
Candidates belonging to SC/ ST Community who have opted to avail Free Rail Travel, have to upload scanned copy of their SC/ ST Certificates (JPG/ JPEG format, 50KB – 100KB) also for availing the facility of Free Travel Authority (Second Class Railway Pass).
Care: If the file size and format for photograph, signature and SC/ST Community Certificate are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
6. Submission of Application
In the end candidates have to confirm the declaration “I hereby declare that I have gone through the eligibility criteria for the post(s) applied for and meet all the requirements therein, that all the details furnished by me in the application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge & belief and nothing has been concealed or suppressed. I also understand that in case, any of the details furnished is found untrue during any stage of recruitment or thereafter RRB shall disqualify me for the post(s) applied for and /or I shall be liable for any other action under the extant rules”
After confirming the above declaration and submission of the application, the candidate may save the file as “PDF” and/ or take print of the application and preserve it for reference and record.