Upload Images Instructions

Guidelines for Scanning Photograph, Signature and Left Thumb Impression

Photographs obtained through following modes are acceptable:

  • Through digital camera/webcam.
  • By scanning a physical photograph

Guidelines for capturing photo through digital camera/webcam

1. Set the resolution of the digital camera/webcam to highest value.
2. Hold the camera Vertically and click the photo having white background.
3. Photograph must be clicked in appropriate light conditions so that face should be clearly visible against white background.
4. Crop the captured photo having face and upper body part like a passport photo.
5. The size of image should be between 50-100 kb. If the size of the image is more than 100 kb resize the image to required size.
(Click here to know how to resize an image)

Guidelines for Scanning Photograph Image

1. Draw a box of 3.5 cm horizontal and 4.5 cm vertical size. (3.5cmX 4.5cm)
2. Paste the photo in the box drawn. The photo should have white background and should be taken professionally, so that it may not blur while enlarging it. Photograph must be clicked within six months from online Registration opening date. The Photograph should fill the entire box.
3. Scan the box only containing the photo pasted not the whole sheet at 200 dpi. During scanning most software allows selection of the desired area for final scanning after initial preview &scan.
4. Save the scanned images as jpg/jpeg/gif/png as “Photograph.jpg” or “Photograph.jpeg” or “Photograph.gif”or“Photograph.png”
5. Size of the scanned image should be between a minimum of 50 KB and maximum of 100 KB)

 

 

Guidelines for Scanning Signature

1. Draw a box of size 6 cm horizontal and 3 cm vertical (6cmX 3cm).
2. Use a thick tip black/blue ink pen (preferably fountain pen).
3. Sign inside the box drawn only. Signature should be clear without overwriting.
4. Scan the box containing the signature only, not the whole sheet at 200 dpi. During scanning most software allows selection of the desired area for final scanning after initial preview &scan.
5. Save the scanned images as jpg/jpeg/gif/png as “Signature.jpg” or “Signature.jpeg” or “Signature.gif” or “Signature.png”
6. Size of the scanned image should be between a minimum of 10 KB and maximum of 50 KB)

 

 

Guidelines for Scanning Left Thumb Impression

1. Draw a box of 4 cm horizontal and 3 cm vertical (4cmX 3cm)
2. Left thumb impression is required. Use a blue/black ink pad for the thumb impression.
3. Put your thumb print in the box drawn on paper sheet. Do not press thumb too hard or too light. Practice on a sheet of paper before hand so that the right amount of pressure is applied to obtain a clear impression of the lines/curves of thumb impression. Please ensure that the ink is on the entire area of the thumb required for the impression.
4. Scan the box containing the Thumb print only, not the whole sheet at 200 dpi. During scanning most software allows selection of the desired area for final scanning after initial preview &scan.
5. Save the scanned images as jpg/jpeg/gif/png as “Left Thumb Impression.jpg” or “Left Thumb Impression.jpeg” or “Left Thumb Impression.gif” or “Left Thumb Impression.png”
6. Size of the scanned image should be between a minimum of 10 KB and maximum of 50 KB)

 

 

Guidelines for checking the parameter of a Scanned Image Checking the parameters of an image:

  • Right click on the image to be uploaded, go to link “Properties”.
  • A window opens up having all information about the image. See given below Fig.1

Fig.1

 

 

3. Click on “Details” tab to view the dimensions (width & height) and resolution of the image. See given below Fig.2

Fig.2