SBI PO Recruitment 2014 for 1837 Posts: Apply ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION : 07.04.2014
CENTRAL RECRUITMENT & PROMOTION DEPARTMENT,
CORPORATE CENTRE, MUMBAI
ADVERTISEMENT NO. CRPD/PO/2014-15/01
RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS
IN STATE BANK OF INDIA
ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION : 07.04.2014
PAYMENT OF FEES - ONLINE : 07.04.2014 TO 25.04.2014
PAYMENT OF FEES - OFFLINE : 10.04.2014 TO 28.04.2014
Recruitment Examination will be conducted tentatively in June 2014. Candidates
are advised to regularly check Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or
www.sbi.co.in for details and updates. The examination will be as detailed
under point No. 4 - Selection procedure.
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary
Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere
Backlog vacancies included in the above mentioned total vacancies.
VACANCIES VACANCIES (PWD)
SC ST OBC* GEN TOTAL VH OH Total
235 439 405 758 1837 29 31 60
SC ST OBC* TOTAL VH OH
10 327 - 337 7 9
*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Candidates belonging
to 'Non-creamy layer'. 'Creamy layer' OBC candidates should indicate their
category as 'General'.
Vacancies for OH & VH category candidates are reserved horizontally. Vacancies including
reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.
1. ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA :
(A) Essential Academic Qualifications : (AS ON 10.08.2014)
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification
recognised as such by the Central Government.
Those who are in the Final year of their Graduation/Semester may also apply
provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce
proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 10.08.2014.
Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of
passing the IDD is on or before 10.08.2014.
Note : The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the
marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the
result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute
then a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute
indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the
date of passing.
(B) Age Limit : (As on 01.04.2014)
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2014 i.e candidates must have
been born not earlier than 02.04.1984 and not later than 01.04.1993 (both days inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit
NOTE : CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER
THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.
2. Notes for Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH)/Visually Handicapped (VH)
OH/VH Candidates who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability should
posses disability certificate issued by Medical Board duly constituted by Central or State
Government issued on or before last date of online submission of application :
a) Only those OH candidates who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with
locomotor impairment of minimum 40% and only those who fall in the following
categories are eligible to apply:
MW - Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance
OL - One leg affected (R or L)
BL- Both legs affected but not arms
OA - One arm affected (R or L) - (a) Impaired reach;
(b) weakness of grip;
b) Only those Visually handicapped persons who suffer from any one of the following
conditions are eligible to apply.
i) Total absence of sight.
ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with
iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse.
c) Candidates having low vision as defined in Chapter I, Para 2 (u) of The persons with
Disabilities (Equal opportunities, protections of rights and full participation) Act 1995.
d) At the time of written examination, only blind/low vision candidates and those
candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use scribe/writer at
his/her own cost. In all such cases where a scribe/writer is used, the following rules
will apply :
Sr.No. category Age relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years
PWD (OBC)- 13 Years
PWD (Gen)- 10 Years
4. Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including 5 Years
Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/
Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs)
who have rendered 5 years military service and
have been released on completion of assignment
(including those whose assignment is due to be
completed within one year from the last date of
receipt of application) otherwise than by way of
dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct
or inefficiency or physical disability attributable
to military service or invalidment.
5. Persons Ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir 5 Years
Division of the state of Jammu & Kashmir
during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
i) The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe/writer at his/her cost.
ii) The candidate will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format at
the time of online examination.
iii) Only those candidates who use a scribe/writer shall be eligible for compensatory
time of 20 minutes and/or part there of for every hour of the examination provided
that the candidate uses scribe /writer for both the objective & descriptive test.
Instructions for writing Category Name and Category Code no. while applying online.
Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'CREAMY LAYER', are
not entitled to OBC reservation and age relaxation. They should indicate their
category as 'GEN' or 'GEN (OH)' or 'GEN (VH)' (as applicable).
Various category names and their code numbers are given below.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGE OF CATEGORY WILL NOT BE PERMITTED AT ANY
STAGE AFTER REGISTRATION OF ONLINE APPLICATION.
Category Code Category Code Category Code Category Code
SC 01 ST 04 OBC 07 GEN 10
SC(OH) 02 ST(OH) 05 OBC(OH) 08 GEN(OH) 11
SC(VH) 03 ST(VH) 06 OBC(VH) 09 GEN(VH) 12
4. SELECTION PROCEDURE :
Phase-I Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive
Test for 50 marks.
The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after online Objective Test,
Descriptive Test will be administered. Cadidates will have to answer Descriptive
Test on paper/Pen mode.
(i) The Objective Test with 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 Objective Test:
marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks,
to be decided by the Bank.
(ii) The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration (50marks) will be of “Test Descriptive Test:
of English Language (comprehension, short précis, letter writing & essay)”.
The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing
marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored
qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are Placed adequately high as per total
marks in objective test.
(b) Phase-II Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and
Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate
number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group
Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be
as decided by the Bank.
Candidates qualified for GD & Interview under 'OBC' category are required to
submit OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause. Candidates not
submiting the OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause and
requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.
The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-I and Phase-II separately.
Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to
out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are
converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks
of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 for each category.
The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase II and the list of candidates
finally selected will be made available on the Bank's website. Final select list will be
published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.
5. The examination will be held in the month of June 2014 (Tentatively) . The Tentative
List of examination centres is Placed as Point No. : 12.
Candidate should Choose the name of the Centre where he/she desires to
take the examination. NO CHANGE IN THE CHOICE OF EXAMINATION CENTRE
WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. BANK RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO ADD OR DELETE ANY CENTRE OR ALTER EXAMINATION DATE AT
PAY: The starting basic pay is 16,900/-(with 4 increments) in the scale of 14500-600/ ` `
7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale I.
The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A & C.C.A as per rules in force from time to
time. The compensation per annum at Mumbai is around 8,40,000/-. The break up of `
monthly compensation is as under:
Cash Component 34,320/- `
Bank's contribution to PF 1,690/- `
Housing (Lease Rental) 29,500/- `
Perquisites (Conveyance, Newspapers, Entertainment
allowance, House & Furniture Maintenance etc. 4,130/- `
In addition, the officers are also entitled to other benefits like –
(i) Medical Aid for self (100%) and for family (75%)
(ii) Home Travel Concession/Leave Fare Concession
(iii) Concessional Interest Rates for Housing/Car/Personal Loans
The salary scales are under revision with effect from November 2012.
The Probationary Officers will be on probation of two years during which they will be
given intensive training. Towards end of their probation / training period, they will be
subjected to a screening process. While those Officers who achieve the predetermined
standards may be confirmed and given placement in the next higher grade i.e., Officer
Middle Management Grade Scale II, others who qualify the test but fail to achieve the
standards set for placement in Middle Management Grade Scale II, will be confirmed as
Officer Junior Management Scale Grade I. The services of those Officers who fail to
qualify in this process will be terminated.
Bank provides immense opportunities for growth in the Bank including opportunities for
postings abroad. The attractive promotion policy of the Bank provides an opportunity to
the meritorious and exceptionally brilliant officers to reach the Top Management Grade
in a reasonably quick time.
7. APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)
Sr. No. Category Total
1. SC/ST/PWD 100/- (Intimation Charges only) `
2. General and Others 500/- (App. Fee including intimation charges) `
Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be
held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
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9. Number of chances :
Category Number of Chances
General (PWD) 7
OBC (PWD) 7
SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) No Restriction
General category candidates who have appeared on 4 occasions in the recruitment
examination of POs for SBI are not eligible to apply. In respect of General & General
(PWD), OBC & OBC (PWD) candidates chances will be counted from the examination
held on 18.04.2010.
10.HOW TO APPLY
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website
www.statebankofindia.com www.sbi.co.in or . After registration candidates are
required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following modes:
(i) Offline mode : The system will generate a cash voucher/ challan form pre-printed
with the candidate's details which will be required to be presented at any State Bank
of India branch counter with the requisite fee. On payment of the requisite fee
through computer generated challan form, registration of the online application will
(ii) Online mode : The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/Internet
Pre-requisites for Applying Online
Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration
of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by email.
OPTION- I : PAYMENT OF FEE (OFFLINE):
i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under
guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
ii) Candidates to visit Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in and
open the appropriate Online Application Format, available in the 'Recruitment link'.
iii) Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates
should submit the data. In the event of candidates not able to fill the data in one go,
they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional
registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on
the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password.
They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit
the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available for three times only. Once the
application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data and take a
printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No change /edit
will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
iv) Fee Payment: Fee will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can
be made within three working days at any branch of State Bank of India. Candidates
who have been registered online on the last day of registration i.e, on 25.04.2014 and
opted for offline payment will be required to remit the fee on 28.04.2014 positively
System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. Once fee is
paid, the registration process is completed.
v) Candidates will receive registration confirmation by SMS/e-mail after three working
days from the date of payment of fees. Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile
number/ email address to receive the registration confirmation.
vi) Three days after fee payment, candidates will also have a provision to reprint the
submitted application containing fee details. The printout of the application form and
fee receipt should be retained with the candidate for their reference.
OPTION- II: PAYMENT OF FEES : [ONLINE] :
I. FOLLOW STEPS i) to iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE.
No fee payment challan will be generated. Fee payment will have to be made online
through payment gateway available thereat.
II. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, candidates
are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the
application, following the instructions available on the screen. No change/edit will
be allowed thereafter.
III. The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking by
providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online
payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
IV. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be
generated; which may be printed for record. The printout of the application form is
not to be sent to the Bank.
V. If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and
make payment online.
VI. There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form containing fee
details, at later stage.
11.GUIDELINES FOR SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image
of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in Annexure-I.
Online application will not be registered unless candidates upload photo and signature
a. In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate's application
may be rejected.
b. In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his
application and re-upload his photograph or signature.
c. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online
application form after submitting the application.
d. On-line registration of application & fee payment will be available from 07.04.2014
to 25.04.2014. Last date for cash deposit will be 28.04.2014 for offline payment.
e. Candidates serving in Govt./Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings
including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions are advised to submit 'No
Objection Certificate' from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their
candidature may not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise
admissible, will not be paid.
f. In case of selection, candidates will be required to produce proper discharge
certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the appointment.
g. Caste certificate issued by Competent Authority on format prescribed by
the Government of India will have to be submitted by the SC/ST candidates, if called
h. A declaration will have to be submitted in the prescribed format by candidates
seeking reservation under OBC category stating that he/she does not belong to the
creamy layer as on 25.04.2014.
OBC certificate containing the 'Non-creamy layer' clause, issued during the period
01.04.2014 to the date of interview, should be submitted by such candidates, if called
i. CALL LETTERS FOR EXAMINATION:
The candidates should download their call letter and an “acquaint yourself “ booklet
by entering their registration number and password / date of birth, from 30.05.2014
from the Bank's website. NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER / ACQUAINT
YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT BY POST.
j. PROOF OF IDENTITY TO BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF EXAMINTION :
The candidates must bring one photo identity proof such as passport/Adhar/PAN
Card/Driving Licence/Voter's Card/Bank Passbook with duly attested
Photograph/Identity Card issued by School or College/Gazetted Officer in the
official letterhead in original as well as a self attested Photocopy thereof. The
photocopy of Identity proof should be submitted along with call letter to the
invigilators in the examination hall, failing which or if identity of candidates is in
doubt the candidate will not be permitted to appear for the test.
k. ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT:
Candidates are cautioned that they should not furnish any particulars that are
false, tampered/ fabricated and they should not suppress any material information
while filling up the application form.
At the time of examination/interview, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of:
(i) using unfair means during the examination or (ii) impersonating or procuring
impersonation by any person or (iii) misbehaving in the examination hall or (iv)
resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/hercandidature
for selection or (v) obtaining support for his/her candidature by any unfair means,
such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal
prosecution, will also be liable :
a) to be disqualified from the examination for which he/she is a candidate
b) to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any
examination or recruitment conducted by Bank.
l. The Bank would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other appeared
candidates to detect patterns of similarity. On the basis of such an analysis, if it is
found that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine /
valid, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.
m. USE OF MOBILE PHONES, PAGERS, CALCULATOR OR ANY SUCH DEVICES:
(i) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside
the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these
instructions shall entail cancellation of candidature and disciplinary action including
ban from future examinations.
(ii) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned item
including mobile phones/ pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement
for safekeeping cannot be assured.
(iii) Candidates are not permitted to use or have in possession of calculators in
n. GENERAL INFORMATION:
(i) Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for.
The Bank would admit to the test all the candidates applying for the posts with the
requisite fee on the basis of the information furnished in the online application and
shall determine their eligibility only at the time of interview.
(ii) Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the
closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of
disconnection / inability / failure to log on to the website on account of heavy
load on internet or website jam.
(iii)SBI does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to
submit their applications within the last date on account of aforesaid reasons
or for any other reason beyond the control of SBI.
(iv)Not more than one application should be summitted by a candidate. In case of
multiple applications, only the last valid (completed) application will be
retained and the application fee / intimation charges paid for the other
registrations will stand forfeited. Multiple attendance/ appearance by a
candidate in examination and / interview will be summarily rejected/
(v) The possibility for occurrence of some problems in the administration of the
examination cannot be ruled out completely, which may impact test delivery
and/ or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to
rectify such problem, which may include the conduct of another examination if
(vi) IN CASE IT IS DETECTED AT ANY STAGE OF RECRUITMENT THAT A CANDIDATE
DOES NOT FULFIL THE ELIGIBILITY NORMS AND / OR THAT HE / SHE HAS
FURNISHED ANY INCORRECT / FALSE INFORMATION OR HAS SUPPRESSED
ANY MATERIAL FACT(S), HIS / HER CANDIDATURE WILL STAND CANCELLED. IF
ANY OF THESE SHORTCOMINGS IS / ARE DETECTED EVEN AFTER
APPOINTMENT, HIS /HER SERVICES ARE LIABLE TO BE TERMINATED.
(vii)Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID alive for receiving advices,
viz. call letters/ Interview advices etc.
(viii)Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his /her being declared medically
fit as per the requirement of the Bank concerned.
(ix) DECISIONS OF BANK IN ALL MATTERS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY, CONDUCT
OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION, OTHER TESTS AND SELECTION WOULD BE
FINAL AND BINDING ON ALL CANDIDATES. NO REPRESENTATION OR
CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED BY THE BANK IN THIS REGARD.
(x) Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this
advertisement and/or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in
Mumbai and courts/tribunals/ forums at Mumbai only shall have sole and exclusive
jurisdiction to try any cause/dispute.
12.EXAMINATION CENTERS (Tentative List)
The examination may be at the following centres and the address of the venue will be
advised in the call letters. Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination
Centres and/ or add some other Centre, at its discretion, depending upon the
reponse, administrative feasibility, etc. Bank also reserves the right to allot the
candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
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8. SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/Religious
Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by
Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail
themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant
column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centres is given below:
Agartala Agra Ahmedabad Aizwal Akola Allahabad
Asansol Aurangabad Bareilly Bhubaneshwar Berhampur (Ganjam)
Bhopal Bangalore Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore Dehradun
Dibrugarh Ernakulam Gangtok Gorakhpur Gulbarga Guwahati
Hubli Hyderabad Imphal Indore Itanagar Jabalpur
Jaipur Kanpur Kohima Kolkata Lucknow Madurai
Meerut Mumbai Mysore Nagpur New Delhi Panaji (Goa)
Patna Port Blair Purnea Pune Raipur Ranchi
Sambalpur Silchar Siliguri Shillong Srinagar Tirupati
Vadodara Varanasi Vishakhapatnam Vijaywada
The Bank may add additional centres or may delete some of the centres indicated
Candidates opted for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training
by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from 26.05.2014 onwards
from Bank's website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.State Code State/UT Centre
26 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
28 Maharashtra Amaravati
Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi
31 Mizoram Aizawal
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi - NCR Delhi
34 Odisha Angul
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar
37 Rajasthan Ajmer
38 Sikkim Gangtok
39 Tamilnadu Chennai
40 Tripura Agartala
41 Uttar Pradesh Agra
State Code State/UT Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala
13 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
14 Assam Dibrugarh
15 Bihar Arrah
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad
20 Haryana Ambala
21 Himachal Pradesh Baddi
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
23 Jharkhand Bokaro
24 Karnataka Belgaum
25 Kerala Alappuzha
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Cont to page: 4State Code State/UT Centre
43 West Bengal Asansol
Berhampur (West Bengal)
State Code State/UT Centre
42 Uttarakhand Dehradun
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CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION
Mumbai, GENERAL MANAGER
Date : 05.04.2014
This advertisement is also available on Bank's Website : http://www.statebankofindia.com or http://www.sbi.co.in.
The Bank is not responsible for printing errors, if any
PHOTOGRAPH IMAGE :
• Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
• The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white,
• Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
• If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the
shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
• If you have to use flash, ensure there's no “red-eye”.
• If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be
• Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it
must not cover your face.
• Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).
• Size of file should be between 20kb–50kb.
• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file
is more than 50KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution,
no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.
(ii) SIGNATURE IMAGE :
• The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
• The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
• If the Applicant's signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does
not match the signature on the Attendance Sheet, the applicant will be disqualified.
• Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred).
• Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb.
• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB.
SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE :
• Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).
• Set Color to True Color.
• File Size as specified above.
• Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the
upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
• The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg
or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or
moving the mouse over the file image icon.
Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in
.jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office
Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in
.jpg format by using 'Save As' option in the File menu and size can be reduced below
50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option [Please
see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size] in the 'Image' menu. Similar options are
available in other photo editor also.
If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will
While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link
to upload his photograph and signature.
Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
(i) There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.
(ii) Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”.
(iii) Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been
(iv) Select the file by clicking on it.
(v) Click the 'Upload' button.
Annexure - I