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NEET 2019 Photo, Signature, Postcard Size/ Dimension/ Background/ Date (Dos and Don’ts)

Passport Photo Requirement in NEET 2019, NTA Rules to follow – Photo, Scanned Signature, Size and Dimension of NEET 2019 Photograph, Pixel size of NTA NEET 2019 Photograph, Reduce JPEG/ JPG Size photo online, NEET 2019 Online Photo Editor

NEET 2019 registration to begin on 1 Nov 2019. The candidate should prepare themselves with Email ID, Working Mobile Number, Documents, Photo and Scanned signature etc.This is the first time that NTA will be holding National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) for MBBS, BDS admission in India.

The registration process is online mode only. There will be no offline mode of application form avaialble. The candidate should download “Information Bulletin” from official website www.ntaneet.nic.in and read it carefully.

The rules regarding Photo Upload, Scanned Signature are mentioned in the Brochure. You have to follow them. As per the CBSE NEET 2018, if candidate do not follow the Photograph/ Signature requirement as per the instructions, their application may be rejected.

NEET 2019 Photograph requirements (Background, Size, Dimension, Format, Date of Taking, Details on the photograph, signature photo size etc.).

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will give one change to correct/ edit NEET-UG 2019 application form. The candidate with colored background photograph, date and name mismatch from candidate form.

NEET 2019 notification publish on official website www.nta.ac.in portal. Download information bulletin and check details regarding minimum age requirement, eligibility, new rules and regulation, state wise counselling and MBBS/ BDS seats.

NEET 2019 Exam Date: 5 May 2019 (Final)>>> Check Complete Info

NEET 2019 Photograph & Signature (Important)

Read these point before submitting and uploading your digital scanned photograph or signature at NTA NEET 2019 online application form.

 Note: The photograph uploaded by the candidates without Name and Date are accepted.

NEET 2019 Photo (Size/ Dimension/ Background/ Date & Name)

These points are very important. Kindly read them. You must also download the information bulletin and read the “Photograph and Signature” section.

NEET 2019 Photo


Passport Size Photo Dimension allowed: Size of photo: 2 x 2 inch, 35 x 45 mm or 35 x 35 mm (5 x 5 cm, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, 3.5 x 3.5 cm)
Photo Size: 10 Kb to 100 Kb
Photograph BackgroundWhite (do not use any other photograph or colored background i.e Red/ blue/ Green etc)
Details on Photo: Photograph having a white background with the clearly mentioned name of the candidate along with the date of taking photograph, must be used.
Photograph Date: Photo must be taken on or after Jan 01, 2018.
Note: Photograph should not have cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed if used regularly.

Also, you have to keep following documents safe in your computer or email id for future reference.

  1. At least three printouts of the Confirmation Page of online Application.
  2. Proof of fee paid.
  3. At least 5 copies of identical passport size Photograph that was scanned and uploaded on the Online Application.
  4. At least 2 similar postcard size photos (same as scanned and uploaded on the online application).
  5. Copy of the system generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota

NEET 2019 Notification (31 October 2018): Read More

NEET 2019 Scanned Signature Rules/ Dimensions

After uploading your scanned photograph, the candidate has to upload the scanned signature photo. Below is requirement (Size/ Dimension/ Format/ signature running hand requirement etc.).

Signature image size: 3 Kb to 20 Kb
Signature Style: The Signature should be done with a running hand
Signature Photo Background: White
Image Format: JPG or JPEG only

Any correction pertaining to the photograph and signature will be intimated through e-mail and SMS and the same will be available in the candidate’s login account. Other permissible corrections will also be through log-in account with in permissible time only; therefore, ensure submission of correct data while submitting the application.

NEET 2019 Right-hand index finger impression

Impression Photo Size: 3 Kb to 20 Kb
Format: JPG or JPEG only
Background: White
Ink: Use only Blue ink for right-hand index finger impression.

NEET Post Card Size Photograph Dimension/ Size

NTA has asking the candidate to bring one postcard size photograph at the time of examination. In NEET 2019 , the candidate has to carry one similar postcard size photograph along with NEET 2019 admit card/ Photo ID etc. The size of postcard photo is (4-inch x 6-inch). Aks photographer to print postcard size photo. This is also mandatory. The photograph should have the white background only. On the reverse side of the photograph, the candidate must mention his/her name, Application Form number, roll number of Examination. This photograph will be collected by the Invigilator concerned after matching the photograph with the candidate appearing in the Examination.

Important Points/ Rules

  • Passport size photographs with white background indicating clearly the name of the candidate along with the date of taking the photograph to be used for uploading on online Application and for Counselling/Admission.
  • Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly. POLAROID and COMPUTER generated photos are not acceptable. Applications not complying with these instructions or without clear photographs are liable to be rejected.
  • Candidates may please note that if it is found that photograph affixed is fabricated i.e. de-shaped or seems to be manipulated or digitally edited, the form of the candidate will be rejected and the same would be considered as using unfair means practices and candidate would accordingly be dealt with as per the rules of unfair means.
  • The candidates are required to upload their signature in the appropriate box given in the online Application Form in running hand writing. Writing full name in the Box in Capital letters would not be accepted as signature and the Application Form would liable to be rejected.
  • Ensure that photograph and signature are uploaded in the respective fields.
  • The candidates are required to upload their photograph as shown above. The system will allow uploading of photograph with one face only by using the technique of face-detection.

NEET 2019 Online Form Filling: Instructions

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  1. Sir photo pe date kbka rahega,after 30 jan.2018 ya other..plzzz sir bataiye n

  2. Sir mere birth certificate me mera name sweety hai
    Or aadhar card me sweety gujare.
    To photograph me konsa name likhay..

  3. What about the name of the candidate on passport size photo? Where should it be? The date is shown on the right bottom corner where should be the name?

  4. Photos mein kya ears clearly visible hone chahiye..?agar hair se hide ho gye ho yaa visible naa ho toh koi problem hogii…?

  5. Sir ,I uploaded photo without Name and Date, Can i edit and upload new one

    • Sir in neet application I uploaded photograph With name and date of birth instead of recent date.
      May I have any edit option

  6. I have filled the application form but my name and date were not mentioned on the photograph and the form has been accepted.Is there any problem with this ?How to correct it ?

  7. is there any specific resolution for uploading signature…I could mot upload signature error saying that invalid signature please help

  8. photo and signature upload nhi ho rehe.
    plz uska size instructure btaye

  9. Signature me name and surname k between koi gap de sakte h?

  10. I uploaded the photograph in the NEET application form without name and date. Will my application get rejected?

  11. not mentioned anywhere whether its a coloured or black & white photo

  12. I captured a new photo and directly transferred on computer soft copy.. And write date and name on computer.. Is it OK

  13. Sir what is the size of sign and index finger impression?

  14. Sir my daughter upload photo without name and date so what should we do for correction

  15. Upadhyay Shivam Kaushikbhai

    Full name is Upadhyay Shivam Kaushikbhai. and printed on Aadhar is Upadhyay Shivam. Which name should display on photograph for NEET ?

  16. Sir, in the photo I have uploaded , there is no date and name. What should I do ? Do I have to wait for correction date or will I have to mail the authorities about this ? Please reply as soon as possible.

  17. Helo sir,

    if Any dress code for neet photograph?.. And i hav send keam applcation with blue background photograph.. Any prblm with this sir..

    Same photo just background changed into white for neet application..

    Pls help me sir, is the same photograph required for keam and neet ?

  18. Is it compulsory to add thumb impression

  19. Sir
    I have applied photo without name and date what should I do
    Plz help me!!!

  20. Sir I have uploaded photo with date but without name. Please help what can be done now?

  21. Sir unfortunately I have uploaded photo with date but without name. Please clarify what can be done now?

    • Hello Harendra Sharma,
      Your application is not rejected.
      But If in there is facility to change the Photo in the CORRECTION WINDOW>
      Kindly change that photo at that time.
      Otherwise, you are good to go.

      • Sir plz kindly answer that I have successfully uploaded photo but without name and date but yet I haven’t received and notification sir is I have to change that one and will my form rejected

  22. Sir Under The Pass prot Size Photo The Date Of Capturing And Name Have to Printed On IT?
    And Post Card Size Photo Has Also The Date Of Capturing And Name Have to Printed On IT?
    If Under The Post Card Photo Name And Date Are Not Printed It Can be Allowed In Examination Hall?

  23. Sir
    Can we upload DIGITAL photo like that taking with a camera and uploading?
    Please reply sir as It’s ok for AIIMS application it seems but I’m in doubt about NEET
    Thank you very much sir!!

  24. Sir
    Can we upload DIGITAL photo like that taking with a camera and uploading?
    Please reply sir as It’s ok for AIIMS application it seems but I’m in doubt about NEET
    Thank you very much sir!!

  25. Will the form get rejected if derz no date on it coz i took 40 copies photos but forgot to put date is der any problem if i upload it

  26. Sir ..my father’s name is not same in my aadhar card and high school certificate. Is it a problem ? Mujhe adhar m correction krwana hoga Kya or is it ok.. what should I do? Plz do reply

  27. Sir ,
    I have uploaded photograph with coloured background.
    Can I make correction to photo with white background and upload again??
    Also I didn’t saw an option for uploading thumb impression in neet 2018?

  28. There is no name and date under photograph…..Will it be rejected …..or can I change it on March 12

  29. sir,
    i forgot to upload photo having name and date on it. i only uploaded a normal photo, so what will i do now? kindly respond.


  31. Sir l have uploaded recent photo but I forgot to write name and date below photo is this leads tocancellation of my application forms? Please kindly give response

    • Hello Neerja,
      You may have change to edit/ upload photos in the correction window. BTW last year forms were not rejected based on the name or background or date on the photograph.

  32. Sir,my photo background is blue and there is no name and in photo.How should i change the photo please help me????

  33. Sir i uploaded the photograph without date and name but i have recieved the confirmation page . Can u plz tell me weather my form will be rejected ?? I dont know what to do.

  34. i hav uploaded photo with headscarf… is that ok?


  36. Is it mandatory to write the name in block letters on photograph which is yo be uploaded?


  38. Sir/ mam, I have uploaded my photo with blue background and date & name are also mentioned. Do I need to change it?

  39. Bhavana
    Hello sir
    Please clarify the doubt while mentioning name in the photo initial should be placed before or after the name

  40. I have uploaded a image with date and name which are hand written and not computer print will my form gets rejected

    • I got a message from cbse to re upload the images as the previous were not clear and the one which I have uploaded now is clear but the date and name under the photo are hand written. What should I do Now?should I apply for new form?

  41. I didn’t get any confirmation letter through mail after image correction

  42. Sir I have uploaded recent photo but there is an error in my name as well as date. Will they provide photo editing options later?

  43. Sir I have uploaded my photo of December month. Will my application get rejected please inform.

  44. Should we write the name below the photo or… Should we print?…… Is there any problem if it is hand written?

  45. Sir,I have given my photo with my head covered with dupatta due to which my ears are not seen.So Is there a need to change my photo? And if yes than how can I change my photo

  46. Sir I have changed my name and updated the adhar card accordingly but my school certificate has the old name. Plzz tell me what should I do.
    I have a gazette certificate in support of the same.
    Plzz let me know if I would face any problem regarding documents submission.

  47. Sir i have uploaded the photograph of green background.. ..is this leads to cancellation of my application form.. ?

  48. Sir is there any problem if i mention my name and date of taking photograph in the post card size photograph.

  49. Sir i have uploaded my photo in neet with name and date but date written is 11-09-2014.It Will work and if not how i can change it.Also in aadhar i have my photo of 6th or 7th class Will it work or not.

  50. Hello sir, myself Riyajul mondal. My photo is not uploading. It shows the notification as ” face recognization fail or multiple face”.What to do..plz reply sir..

  51. Sir my NEET application form got rejected because of my signature. But the resolution and size of image was set according to the requirements.The system shows the signature as invalid.So, how to correct this problem?

  52. Sir I am getting INVALID CANDIDATES PHOTO…What shall I do ??

  53. I have uploaded blue colour background photo is my application will rejected or not please tell

  54. I got a confirmation letter. But I didn’t mention my name and date below the photo. Pls Tel me wt to do.

  55. Sir,actually in the neet application form i have uploaded the photograph without name nd date…..i want to knw that on proforma would i paste the same photograph or photograph wth name nd date ….plzz tell me sir

  56. The photoWhich I had uploaded on neet form is not available with me and I don’t have postcard size of that photo so tell me now what to do?
    Reply fast…..

  57. Kavitha Viswanathan

    Sir..I was not uploaded the name &date on below photograph…is there any problem

  58. Sir, It is necessary to be photo same on form and post card size photo

  59. I have uploaded fathers signature in place of my signature.And i could not correct it on those correction dates.So i am bit worry if my application form will get reject.
    Any thing i can do now ?

  60. Sir, my application form was submitted on 09/02/2018 which the confirmation message received that successfully submitted . today I came to know through your website about the name & date requirements on the bottom of the photographs. what shall I do ? kindly advice.

  61. sir neet ke liye konsa photo size chahiye admit card par lagane ke liye passport size ya post card size

  62. Postcard size photo :
    Need to be carried or is there any separate format to paste it in NEET 2018
    Admit card have space only to paste passport size photo
    Please clarify

  63. M not getting the page in admit card for sticking postcard size photo in my admit card neet 2018. Now .what should I do ?

  64. I have uploaded my photo with green background, will it cause any problem

  65. Sir I have uploaded photo with coloured background n without name and date….But I got my admit card for examination will there be any problem at centre during exam??

  66. Sir,can i take my photo print out from the mobile?or will I have to face any problem in doing this?

  67. Which photo i.e.what dimensions of the photo is to be fixed in the admit card of neet 2018
    I mean to say that the photo should be passport size photo or the size given on the admit card
    Plz clear my doubt

  68. Sir mre adimt card m photo Pr date ni h to kux hoga to ni


    I don’t have white background to my photo if there any problem for Neet exams

  70. it clearly mentions no other document than admit card and passport size photo is required.so why should aadhar card and postcard size photo be taken ? reply asap

  71. grey colour photo background chalega kya sir

  72. Sirrr I have my photo in red background andd the name and date is not printed on my admit card what should I do

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