IBPS RRB Photo Size, Dimensions, Format and Other Details

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Jul 27, 2020

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct Common Recruitment Process for group A and group B scale officers in Rural Regional Banks (RRB) around the country. The preliminary exams will be held from September-October 2020. The examination is postponed due to COVID 19 outbreak and initially, it was decided to be held the prelims exam on  1, 2, 8, 9 & 16 August 2020. Check Complete Schedule

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While filling the application form, most candidates don't follow the given instructions and fill up wrong details resulting in rejection of form at the time of submission. Candidates must consider the guidelines and instructions in order to fill the form correctly.

Read the complete article to know the official guidelines regarding Photo, signature, Left Thumb Impression, and Hand Written Declaration which have to be uploaded at the time of registering for IBPS RRB 2020.


IBPS RRB Photo, Signature, Thumb Print, Declaration Specifications

The candidates must keep in mind the following specifications while filling up the form

IBOS RRB photo Specification

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IBPS RRB Photo Specifications

Candidates can keep in mind the following pointers while selecting the photo to upload in the form: 

  1. Recent color passport size photograph that should not be 6 months older from the date of registration.
  2. Photos from mobile or selfies will not be acceptable, prefer a standard photo clicked by a professional photographer or a DSLR camera, so that the photo may not get pixalated.
  3. The physical dimensions of the photograph should be 4.5cm X 3.5cm.
  4. The dimension of the photo should be 200 x 230 pixels
  5. The digital size of the photo should be between 20 kBs to 50 kBs.

Ibps rrb photo

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IBPS RRB Signature Specifications

  1. The dimensions of the signature should be 140 x 60 pixels
  2. The preferred size of the signature is 3.5cm (width) x 1.5cm (height).
  3. The digital size of the signature should be 10 kBs to 20kBs.
  4. The signature must be done by Black/Blue dot pen on a plain white paper.
  5. The signature in BLOCK letters will not be accepted.
  6. The signature should be done in running hand.
  7. The uploaded signature should not be smudged

ibps signature

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Left Thumb Impression Specification

  1. The left thumbprint of the candidate should be done from a blue or black inkpad on a white paper.
  2. The area containing the signature on the white paper should be uploaded not the whole paper.
  3. The signature should be in a box of 4cms X 3 cms on a plain white paper.
  4. The digital size of the thumb impression should be between 20kBs to 100kBs.
  5. The resolution of signature image should be 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI i.e 3 cm * 3 cm

Note: If a candidate does not have a left thumb then he may use his right thumb. If both the thumbs are missing, the impression of the left hand’s finger can be taken. If no fingers are available, the impression of toe maybe taken. In all such cases if the candidate cannot upload left thumb impression, then the candidate should specify the same in a hand written declaration.

IBPS Thumb Print

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IBPS RRB Hand Written Declaration

Candidates have to upload a hand written declaration while submitting the form online stating that all the documents are true and will be available whenever required by IBPS.

  1. If the candidate cannot write, then the candidate may get the declaration text typed and sign or put a thumb impression on it.
  2. The declaration has to be in candidate’s hand writing and in English only.
  3. If it is written by someone else or in any other language, the application will be considered to be invalid.
  4. The resolution for the declaration should be 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI which is 10 cm * 5 cm (width * height)
  5. It should not be written in capital Letters.
  6. The file size should be between 50kbs-100kbs.

The text for the hand written declaration is as follows - “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

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Things to Keep in mind while filling IBPS RRB Form

  1. The photo should be latest and clear. Applications with blur photos will not be accepted or is liable to be considered as null and void.
  2. The candidate should NOT be wearing fancy goggles and caps in the photo.
  3. No religious headwear or scarf is allowed that covers the face of the candidate.
  4. The photo should be front facing not side pose photos.
  5. The signature uploaded should NOT be smudged.
  6. The signature should be done by the candidate only .
  7. The left thumbprint of the candidate should not be smudged.
  8. The candidate can take multiple thumbprints and then select the best one which depicts the thumb clearly

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IBPS RRB Photo, Signature and Thumb Impression Samples

Candidates wearing spectacles must ensure that their eyes are clearly visible and the spectacles are free from any reflections.

IBPS Reject 1

The photo should have full face of the candidate and it should not be cropped like the left photo in below sample.

IBPS Correct Image

The Signature should be dark and legible. Light and unclear signature are often rejected by the board.

IBPS Rejected Photo

The signature should be sharp and clear, smudged and blurred images of the signature will not be accepted.

IBPS Signature

The candidate should put his thumb straight while taking the thumb print impression. It should not be tilted.

IBPS RRB Signature

The candidate must ensure that the uploaded impression is not inverted or blurred. It should be clearly visible so the board can take it into use. 

RRB Signature

Hope this article was helpful to you and there will not be any issues while uploading the scanned images in IBPS RRB Application form.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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