Creating subjective questions

To create subjective questions, follow these steps:

  1. Log into HackerEarth Recruit using your admin credentials.
  2. Click Questions Library.
    Important:  It is assumed that you are logged in as an admin in HackerEarth Recruit.
  3. In the Library section, click Subjective.
  4. Click Add subjective question.
  5. In the Problem Statement field, enter the problem statement.
  6. In the Difficulty level list, select the difficulty level of the problem. For example, Easy.
  7. In the Marks for correct answer field, enter the maximum marks that you want to assign to your question.
  8. In the Answer section, write the answer in the form of text.
    Note: This is not visible to the candidates.
  9. In the Tags field, enter the tags that you require for your question.
  10. Click Save Subjective Question.

You have successfully created a subjective question. Now, your problem is displayed in the Subjective Questions section.


You can also enable auto-evaluation in the subjective questions which will auto-evaluate the submission of the candidate to the actual answer. It will compare the base answer which is provided by you to the candidate's submission. You need to toggle the Auto-evaluation button on to enable this feature. For example,


You also have an option to view the difference between the actual answer and the candidate's submission. For example, comparing the two answers after enabling View difference


You can also provide a solution template for candidates just like code stubs in the programming language.

Note: Turn this feature on only for text-based answers and not for numerical answers or the answers where the language is not English.