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Hi Everyone!

Can any qualified candidate tell me about how long answers should be. What those examiners like, beating about the bush and writing 5 to 6 pages OR a quality answer of 2.5 to 3 pages will be considered worthy??????????

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dear bro different thought is always appreciated but size does matter
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there is no criteria in css. you might write a good precise answer and fail or a long incoherent answer and still pass.
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No specific criteria.......some examiners like long ones but few like to the point...it depends on the examiner
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I think you should write point to the point and do not add extra materials( which are not concerning the question) for the sake of length. But length do matter. What I think personally is that 4 or 5 pages will be enough for 10 marks question. You should watch marks of the question and then decide how long you should write. So,both are important Quality and Quantity.

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In CSS each subjective question is of 20 marks mostly, i said mostly because of few exception like islamiat.So, material should be sufficent enough.

What matter most in answering question is how u start and conclude it.Secondly, u should be able to answer all the required stuff which examiner try to ask from the examinee.

Now if the space between the lines are normal then in my opinion 3-4 pages of quality stuff can do the trick for you.

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@aqib
well i m not a qualified one but to share my thought i may say:

1. quantity is not a mattr here, all matter is quality.

2. to justify 20 marks question, we have to answer atleast to b elligible to get those 20 marks...

3. good start which must attract the reader..

4. words ample of vocabulary will b needed for this puorpose..

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the length of the answer matters little than quality of the answer.
but the length of the ans. must be long enough to compel the examiner give max. marks...e.g u cannot write just 2 pages for a 20 marks question. it would be inappropriate and will not appeal the examiner.
the examiners of css papers are selected ones,talented and i m sure they prefer quality instead of quantity.....

best of luck for all of u..
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While answering a question, a candidate should keep following things in mind:

1. The answer should be holistic.
2. relevant events, dates and personalities should find a place.
3. Pertinent material.

When such things are taken care of the length of answer assume less importance.
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