Now the NEET 2018 application form filling is over. Even so, you can check NEET 2018 Photo and Signature Specifications to see what photo and signature specifications were. These may apply to NEET 2019 application form.

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CBSE has announced the result of NEET 2018 on June 4, 2018 at 12:20 PM. Canidates can check their result now in online mode. Best of luck!
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Every year, thousands of applications are rejected because of incorrectly uploaded images. You do not want it to happen, right? Hence, it is crucial to thoroughly ensure that NEET 2018 Photo and Signature are uploaded as specified. The online registration for NEET 2018 started on February 8, 2018, and the last date to apply is March 03, 2018. You can check the format for uploading images correctly from this page. Use the tips on this page and submit the form successfully in one go.

How to Upload Photograph and Signature in NEET 2018 Application Form?

First, you will have to register for the exam at cbseneet.nic.in and then enter Personal Details, Education Qualification Details, and Communication Details in the form. The details such as Category, Gender, Nationality, State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota), Person with Disability, Medium of Question once submitted can not be changed.

Also, at the time of form filling, you have to give at least three (03) preferences for the exam center. The exam center once submitted cannot be changed.

The next step is to upload scanned images in the application form. The format, file size, and dimensions of the images are as follows:

Images to upload Format File Size
Photo JPG 10Kb to 100Kb
Signature JPG 3Kb to 20Kb

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Specifications to Keep in Mind for Uploading Photograph?

The prescribed format to upload the scanned image of the photograph is as follows:

  1. The photograph to be uploaded shall be a coloured one.
  2. It should be a passport size photograph with a white background.
  3. Frontal face should be clearly visible on it
  4. The name of the candidate and date of clicking the photograph should be printed at the bottom of the photo.
  5. The photograph must be taken on or after January 01, 2018.
  6. The sample as below:

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Specifications to Keep in Mind for Uploading Signature?

The scanned image of Signature should be as follows:

  1. The signature should be done in running hand writing.
  2. You need to write it on a white paper with Black or Blue Pen.
  3. The sample is as below:

NEET 2018 Photo and Signature Specifications   Check Details Here

To know about NEET 2019, check NEET 2019

Possible Reasons For Rejection

The possible reasons because of which the images and form will be rejected are given below. The purpose is not to scare you but to inform you so that you can submit your application without any error:

  1. The images are not clear
  2. The signature is in all CAPITAL LETTER
  3. Overwriting in Signature
  4. Uploading of Polaroid and Computer generated photos
  5. Photo have cap or goggles (if you wear glasses regularly then do put them on while clicking the photo).
  6. Red-eye, glare, shadow, etc in the image.

NEET 2018 Photo and Signature Specifications   Check Details Here

 Frequently Asked Questions

Q. The date which is to be printed at the bottom of the image, is it the Date of Birth or date at which the photo was taken?

A. At the bottom of the photograph, two information is to be printed. First is your Name and second is the date at which photograph was clicked.

Q. Is it necessary that the image should be a colored photograph?

A. It is nowhere written that it should be a colored photograph. It is your choice if you want to upload black and white or colored one. However, the image should be clear and the details should be visible.

Q. The image that I uploaded was not clear but it was uploaded successfully. Should I change it or is it fine?

A. The image to be uploaded should be clear, visible and as per the specifications only. If your photo is not clear, change it and then only finally submit the application form.

Q. The Signature that I uploaded at the time of filling the NEET 2018 form will be matched on the day of the examination?

A. It is best advised to upload the signature which you generally used, whether, it is matched on the day of examination or not.

If you have any queries on NEET 2018 Photo and Signature, please ask in the comments section below or at discussion forum.

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76 COMMENTS

    • Hi Mohammed

      The name of the candidate and date of clicking the photograph should be printed at the bottom of the photo.But as you have not done it you can correct it in the correction process i.e from 12th March 2018.

    • i aiso done the same mistake,if you have any information please share with me,i am trying helpdesk no.but nobody is lifting phone.

    • Hi Himanshu and Ramakanth

      The name of the candidate and date of clicking the photograph should be printed at the bottom of the photo.But as you have not done it you can correct it in the correction process i.e from 12th March 2018.

  1. Yes, i too have the same issue as the Date is not mentioned in Photo… what can i do to change photo with correct specification….. what is the procedure? can anyone please reply

    • Hi Shilshi
      As per the instructions It should be a passport size photograph with a white background. It is better to correct it to avoid misshapen. the correction process will start from 12th March.

    • Hi Sanika
      As per the instructions It should be a passport size photograph with a white background. It is better to correct it to avoid misshapen. the correction process will start from 12th March.

    • Hi Kavya123af

      The name of the candidate and date of clicking the photograph should be printed at the bottom of the photo.But as you have not done it you can correct it in the correction process i.e from 12th March 2018.

  2. I have filled up the form but while uploading the photo, it gives the following message – ‘Invalid photo upload’ . what should I do?

    • Hi Aravind
      Before uploading the photograph check the format and file size

      Images to upload Format File Size
      Photo JPG 10Kb to 100Kb
      Signature JPG 3Kb to 20Kb

  3. As last year form requirement was these name and date but my form has accepted last year also so I have to change it this year bcz I haven’t received and error notification while uploading image so now what I have to do

  4. hey i am not able to upload the image despite uploading it with proper requirements of size and photo specification. i am getting constant error of invalid photo of candidate.

  5. I am getting a message “Invalid candidate photo found.”
    please help me to over come it.
    the photograph is recent one with name and date printed below the picture.

  6. Where is it mentioned that Name and date of click should be present on Photograph? I could neither find it in the Notification nor in the instructions. Only instruction about photograph was it should be in size 10kb to 100kb.
    Is it really Mandatory to have Name and Date of click on the Photograph?

  7. Please can somebody help me out? I am submitting the photo but it’s showing invalid candidate photo found. I don’t know what to do. The dimensions are as per specifications too.

  8. Sir please help me
    By mistake I have scanned another persons signature and I submitted my form what can I do now to change my signature ….sir please tell me ….

  9. All corrections regarding neet applications can be made on march 12-16…
    Dont worry…..
    Even i have a mistake in background photo colour

  10. Is there any problem if I insert the same signature in NEET application form, the one I had for the application form of AIIMS? Can the signature be scanned and inserted with the box drawn with appropriate dimension?

  11. i dont know what is problem with my signature . it is of perscribed size and format but still its showing invalid candidate signature

  12. I can’t change my photograph as it was not having white background.I didn’t even get any notification regarding its correction. What should be done

  13. i didnt got any notifications from cbse my photo uploaded did not have date and name but when i logged in i cant able to change my uploaded pic so what can i do????
    is there possible a chance of rejecting my application????

  14. after submission of application I received a message that my application is submitted successfully,till today (16/04/2018) I didn’t receive any message from CBSC whether it is wrong or not. still my photo doesn’t have name and date on the bottom . please advice me for further actions.

  15. I’m confused. What does the info bulletin mean by Polaroid photo? Does it mean black and white photo? I have uploaded a black and white photo, so I’m really scared, although my application is accepted and I have received my admit card. Someone please clarify my doubt.

    • Hi, Don’t worry if you have received your admit card, do your preparation without any confusion. Only at the time of counselling report the counsellors regarding the same.

      • You mean I need to mention the councillors that I had uploaded my photo in b/w? Would that cause any problem?
        I have done the same for all the previous exams- boards, jee, kcet, pessat, and now neet. I didn’t have problem in those exams. Is it okay now?

      • I hope I won’t have any problem on the day of the exam. My photo is clear with name and date of photo taken… But it is in b/w…

  16. I have uploaded photo with coloured background n without date and name…..But I got my admit card successfully will there be any problem at the center or during exam?? plz reply

    • If you have received your admit card then don’t worry, but only at the time of counselling report the counsellors regarding the same.

  17. I have uploaded the photo which is not with white background and no name and date of photo clicked please say what to do

  18. I have uploaded my colored photo without date and name mentioned in it but I didn’t get any notifications from cbse regarding it and I also downloaded my admit without any trouble.
    Now I need to bring the same photo which I had uploaded in my neet application form earlier(without name and date) or the photo with name and date mentioned in it? Plzzz give me a reply……

  19. I signed differently in 10th and 12th registration form. Is there any problem while councilling in NEET 2018 ?

  20. i am not able to upload the image despite uploading it with proper requirements of size and photo specification. i am getting constant error of invalid photo of candidate.

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