SSC CHSL 2020 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

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Mar 13, 2020

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SSC CHSL is one the most desirable Government exams of india.The Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) every year for recruitment in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. Appliocants are recruited on posts like – Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Court Clerk. Check SSC CHSL Cutoff

SSC CHSL 2020 official notification was released on December 3, 2019. Applicants must attach their recent colored passport size photograph and signature of dimensions specified by the conducting authorities. The same photo and signature will be printed on the SSC CHSL Admit Card. Hence, while filling the application form candidates must carefully read the instructions and follow the dimensions mentioned in the article below. 

SSC CHSL 2020 : Dates To Remember

Events Dates
Official Notification Out on November 29, 2019
SSC CHSL 2020 Registration Began on December 3, 2019
Last Day to submit SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form January 10, 2020
Last Day to pay online Application Fee January 12, 2020 (up to 11:59 PM) 
Last day to Pay offline  Application Fee January 14, 2020 (during banking hours)
Availability of SSC CHSL 2020 Admit Card March 4, 2020 
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date (Tier 1) March 17 to 28, 2020
SSC CHSL Exam 2020 Date (Tier 2) June 28, 2020

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SSC CHSL 2020 : Photo Size and Specifications

While filling SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form go through the specifications required. Also make a note that applications with blurred image will be rejected by the authorities. Here is the list of important pointers on this subject:

SSC CHSL Image Specifications
Pointers Specifications
Photo size 20 KB to 50 KB
Photo dimension 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height)
Image Format JPEG format
Photo background White
Photograph resolution 100 X 120 pixels
Photograph Date The photograph must be taken on or after October 1, 2020
Details on Photo Name and Date at the bottom of the photo (Optional)
Note: Candidates must not wear cap or goggles while getting clicked for the photograph. Spectacles are allowed if used regularly but there must be no reflections.

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Signature Specifications

SSC CHSL 2020 : Signature Specifications

Along with the photo, candidates are also required to attach scanned image of signature. The specifications are listed below:

Pointers Specifications
Signature image size 10 KB to 20 KB
Signature dimension 4 cm (width) X 3 cm (Height)
Image Format JPEG format
Signature Background White
Signature resolution 140 X 60 pixels
Signature Style Signature must be done by candidate with a running hand
Note: Applications with illegible signature will be rejected

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How to resize image

How to Resize Photo and Signature Size?

Uploading online images can be stressful since it is difficult to get the images under required specifications. There are various methods using which candidates can resize passport size photo and signature. 

How to resize Photo using MS Paint

  • Open your Image in MS Paint.
  • Go to resize option in tool bar
  • Uncheck “Maintain Aspect Ratio” and readjust the pixels as instructed.
  • Click on ok and check image properties for image size

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Guidelines to attach photo

Guidelines to attach photograph in SSC CHSL 2020 Application Form

At the time of SSC CHSL 2020 Registration, students make errors while choosing their passport-size photograph to upload. To avoid disqualification, following guidelines must be followed: 

  • Photograph must be clicked by a professional camera. Avoid using smartphones to take picture. The background of the photo should be white.
  • Keep an eye contact with the camera, while getting clicked. Avoid wearing muffler, scarf and caps.
  • Face must be clearly visible and should cover more than 75% of the total area of the picture.
  • Also, it must be noted that a photo clicked with dim, improper light or flash must not be uploaded application form.
  • Students are allowed to wear spectacles in their photograph if used regularly.

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