The Council of Architecture has begun the online registration for NATA Phase 2 exam on 05 March 2021. You must make sure to upload the required documents in the specified format on or before the last date.

This post takes you through complete details on how to upload NATA Photo & Signature in the online application form without any errors.

NATA Photo & Signature Specifications for Application Form

Before proceeding with the application form, it is important to keep all the required documents handy. The CoA has given the specifications for photo and signature in the official brochure.

If you fail to upload a photo and signature as per the specified format, your application will be rejected without any further notice or intimation. therefore, it is important for you to be careful while uploading the documents in the NATA online form.

To help you upload the photo and signature without any errors in the application form, we have provided complete guidelines in this post.

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NATA 2021 Photo Upload Instructions

After filling the NATA Application Form, you have to upload the photo in the below specified format. 

  • A photograph should be a recent passport size color photo
  • The background of the photo must be either in white color or light color.
  • Both ears of the individual must be visible in the photo
  • Most importantly, the image should be in the JPEG/JPG format

Check out the table below to know the NATA Photo Format specified by the exam conducting bosy.

Document Photo
Minimum Size 4 kb
Maximum Size 100 kb
Height 4.5 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Photo Format JPEG/JPG

NATA Signature Specifications

Go through the guidelines mentioned below to know the specifications for uploading signature in the application form of NATA 2021.

  • The image must be done by you, not by any other person
  • The signature should be signed on a white paper with black/blue pen only
  • The scanned image should be in JPEG/ JPG format

The table below mentions the dimensions of the signature.

Document Signature
Minimum Size 1 kb
Maximum Size 30 kb
Height 1.5 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Photo Format JPEG/JPG

How to Scan NATA Photo & Signature

While scanning the photo and signature, follow the important instructions provided below:

  • The resolution of the scanner should be a minimum of 200 dots per inch
  • Scan the Photo & Signature as mentioned in the format above.
  • After scanning the documents, crop the image to remove the unwanted area.
  • Save the file in the JPEG/JPG format


What is the NATA Photo Format?

According to the brochure, the Photo should be in the JPEG/JPG format.

Can I upload photo in the PNG format in the NATA Application Form?

No. The photo should be uploaded only in JPEG/JPG format.

Can I change the photo and signature after the final submission of NATA Online Form?

No. You can not change the photo and signature after the final submission of NATA Online Form.

What is the Size of the NATA Signature?

The size of the NATA Signature must be between 1kb-30 kb.