SSC MTS 2019 Application Form has been made available from April 22 till May 29, 2019 in online mode only. For form submission, candidates can visit ssc.nic.in. Apply Now!
During the process of applying for the exam, candidates are required to upload their passport size photograph and signature image in specified sizes, dimensions, pixels and formats. SSC has issued certain guidelines for candidates to upload photos and signatures as required in the application form of SSC MTS 2019. Read further to know the specifications described below in the article.
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According to SSC, the photograph to be used by the candidates must have following characteristics:
|SSC MTS Photograph||Specifications|
|Digital Size||Between 20 Kbs – 50 Kbs Read How to Resize?|
|Dimensions||4.5 cm (height) x 3.5 cm (width)|
|Resolution||100 x 120 Pixels|
|Format||8 bit JPG Format|
Candidates must look straight into the camera while getting clicked. There must be proper lighting and background should be white.
The Photo should not be distorted which happens in case of selfies. The photo should have full front face and shoulders. Do not upload side face photo.
The face should cover no less than 80% of the entire photograph. Candidates must crop the photo accordingly.
Candidates with spectacles must make sure that their eyes are clearly visible. There should be no glare on the spectacles or any red-eyes.
The photo must have good digital resolution of 100 x 120 pixels. Photos with lesser pixels are blur and not accepted by SSC.
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As per SSC, candidates are required to upload their scanned signature having following features:
|SSC MTS Signature||Specifications|
|Digital Size||Between 10 Kb – 20 Kbs|
|Dimensions||3 cm (height) x 4 cm (width)|
|Resolution||140 x 60 Pixels|
|Format||8 bit JPG Format|
A good quality photograph clicked by a high megapixels camera has digital size of 2 – 3 Mbs whereas SSC asks candidates to upload photo and signature images of less than 50 and 20 kbs respectively. Below are the ways to resize and reduce pixels:
The easiest way to bring the photo size to as low as required by SSC is to resize online. Candidates can take the help of online photo resizer and cropper websites by following listed steps:
Candidates must know that cropping the photo can reduce its size but it will not be sufficient. Hence, follow these steps:
Those who don’t have access to computer can resize the photo through mobile applications which can be downloaded on ‘Play Store’. A list of photo compresser and resizer applications have been mentioned below which candidates can download:
Note: you may also take screenshot of the picture and use it as it has very low digital size.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.