SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Analysis held on 15th July 2018

In this article, you will get the detailed exam analysis of SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam. It was a descriptive paper and was conducted in Pen and Paper Mode. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam.

Updated: Jul 17, 2018 19:34 IST
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Analysis
SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Analysis

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam was conducted on 15th July 2018 in Pen & Paper Mode. It was a descriptive paper consisting of two sections – Letter and Essay Writing. Both the sections were of 50 marks each and the total time duration of exam was 1 hour.

Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL Tier-II Descriptive Paper

Let’s look at the exam pattern of Tier-II exam in brief:


(Hindi/ English)

No. of Questions (Marks)

Word Limit

Time Limit

Total Marks

Essay Writing

1 – 50 Marks

250 words

1 Hour

(1 hour 20 Minutes for PWD candidates)

100 Marks

Letter Writing

1 – 50 Marks

150 words

Exam Analysis of the SSC CHSL Tier-II Descriptive Paper

Descriptive Paper tests the candidates’ writing ability alongwith how you construct your ideas and opinions on certain topics. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this descriptive exam:

  • Letter Writing: (50 Marks)

You are Mahima/Jaspreet, a resident of Lodhi Road, New Delhi. Write a letter in 150 words to your younger brother Tinku, convincing him that if he/she wants to build a good career for himself/herself, then he/she should leave all the things that are distracting him/ her from their goal and suggest him/ her to focus on his/her studies only.

  • Essay Writing: (50 Marks)

Write an Essay on “Old Age & Social Security” in 250 words


Highlights of the SSC CHSL Tier-II Descriptive Paper

  • No choice was given and candidates need to answer for both questions.
  • Candidates had to write the paper either in Hindi or in English.
  • A paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.
  • Exam was of 1 hour time duration from 11 AM to 12 Noon (only one shift).
  • Both black/blue pens were allowed in the exam centre.
  • Answer sheet were given to students consisting of 12 pages and each page consisted of four columns/ boxes and 14 rows.
  • Strict instructions were given to follow the word limit and candidates were allowed to exceed it only by 10%.

Important Points to Remember after SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam

Candidates who appeared in the SSC CHSL Tier-II must have a look at the below points for further selection:

  • The minimum qualifying marks for the descriptive paper will be 33%.
  • The marks of the descriptive paper will be included with Tier I exam to decide the merit list of successful candidates.

The above analysis of the SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam held on 15th July 2018 will help you to assess your among the thousands of candidates who appeared for the Tier-II Exam. If you found this information on SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Analysis helpful, then do visit for more such information on SSC 2018 EXAM.

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