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Today we are going to hack GD preparation completely. Group Discussion or GD is a very important aspect on which a student is evaluated. Most of the PGDM Colleges have a mandatory GD Round in the selection process.

GROUP DISCUSSION

Are you going to apply for PGDM Course? Is GD restricted to PGDM Admissions only? The answer is no. GD is a very crucial process that is even employed during the placements process.

What is Group Discussion?

Group discussion is an interactive activity where different ideas and thoughts are shared. It is not a debate where one is trying to prove his/her point. GD is basically talking over a talking, covering different aspects.



Parameters for Judgement

  • Subject Knowledge
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team Management

Phases in a GD:

  • Initiation/introduction
  • The central group discussion
  • Summarization/conclusion

 

What to do in a GD?

  • Speaking is important; do not sit silently. Speak freely
  • Do not monopolize the conversation or talk too much
  • Give everyone a chance to speak
  • Maintain eye contact with everyone in the group
  • Show active listening skills
  • Do not interrupt anyone while they are speaking
  • Keep the topic on track and don’t be irrelevant
  • Encourage someone who is silent to talk
  • Do not argue with anyone
  • Do not debate with anyone, while the group looks on
  • Do not repeat what has been said; be attentive; try to develop on ideas expressed or give out new ideas. Clarify your doubts and then proceed
  • Be brief
  • Do not commit grammatical errors while talking
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Group Discussion Topics

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TOP 30 TOPICS

  1. Sabarimala verdict – Progressive OR a threat to traditions?
  2. #MeToo
  3. Achievements and Failures of Modi Government
  4. Blockchain Technology – Pros & Cons
  5. Impact of Technology on jobs
  6. Artificial intelligence – Pros and Cons
  7. Impact of ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ on our lives
  8. How to reduce NPA?
  9. How can banks prevent Nirav Modi-Like scams?
  10. Is a relook needed in the caste reservation system?
  11. Should reservations be based on economic status?
  12. 10% Quota for Economically weaker people in General Category – Good or Bad?
  13. Should Aadhaar be made mandatory?
  14. Statue of unity – GD Topic
  15. Ayushman Bharat – Will it achieve Universal Health coverage in India?
  16. Data is the new Oil
  17. Decriminalization of Homosexuality – Road ahead for LGBTQ community of India
  18. Detention policy – Pros & Cons
  19. Mob lynchings in India
  20. Social Media – Impact on human behavior and society
  21. Plastic Pollution
  22. Digital Revolution – Pros & Cons
  23. How can banks prevent Nirav Modi-Like scams?
  24. Use of Renewable energy in India
  25. How can tourism be improved?
  26. Judiciary Reforms in India
  27. Fake News – How can the world deal with it?
  28. Unemployment in India
  29. Digital payments in India
  30. Is India prepared enough to handle cyber attacks?



300+ TOPICS FOR GROUP DISCUSSION

  1. Top 30 GD Topics of 2019 (with Answers)
  2. Should Military training be made compulsory for all in India?
  3. Famous or Important – Abstract GD Topic
  4. Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
  5. Might is always right
  6. 10% Quota for Economically weaker people in General Category – Good or Bad?
  7. Affordable Healthcare in India
  8. If Third World War happens, what will be the possible reason behind it?
  9. Freebie politics in India
  10. Role of India in United Nations
  11. Universal Basic Income – Pros & Cons
  12. G20 – GD Topic
  13. Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill – GD Topic
  14. Should Aadhaar be made mandatory?
  15. Innovation vs Invention – What is more important?
  16. Impact of Technology on jobs
  17. What is the biggest problem that India is facing?
  18. Unemployment Allowance – Pros & Cons
  19. The menace of Trolling
  20. Gene-edited babies project – Pros & Cons
  21. Does India really need more big statues?
  22. Industrial Revolution 4.0
  23. Movies encourage social evils
  24. Top 10 GD Topics of 2019 (with Answers)
  25. RBI Vs Govt
  26. Should reservations be based on economic status?
  27. Blockchain Technology – Pros & Cons
  28. Statue of unity – GD Topic
  29. Ayushman Bharat – Will it achieve Universal Health coverage in India?
  30. Data is the new Oil
  31. Decriminalization of Homosexuality – Road ahead for LGBTQ community of India
  32. Right to be forgotten
  33. Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister – Impact on Indo-Pak relations
  34. News channels – Breaking rules to give Breaking news
  35. Live-in relationships in India
  36. End of Globalization
  37. Joint family vs Nuclear family
  38. Mob lynchings in India
  39. Impact of falling rupee on Indian economy
  40. Child marriages in India
  41. Should Delhi be given statehood?
  42. Democracy in India – Success or Failure?
  43. Social Media – Impact on human behavior and society
  44. India-US relations – Impact of Trump
  45. Co-education (Mixed gender education) – Pros & Cons
  46. One year of GST
  47. Interlinking of rivers – Pros & Cons
  48. Relevance of WTO in today’s global scenario
  49. Plastic Pollution
  50. Should street food be banned?
  51. Facebook – Cambridge Analytica data scandal
  52. EU’s GDPR – Impact on India
  53. Public perception of the Police – How can it be improved?
  54. Flipkart-Walmart deal – Impact on India
  55. Digital Revolution – Pros & Cons
  56. Should Pornographic content be banned?
  57. US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal – Impact on India
  58. Freedom is a myth
  59. Water scarcity in India
  60. Do brands rule our lives?
  61. Can ‘Death penalty’ deter child rapes?
  62. Exam paper leaks – How to restore trust in the Indian education system?
  63. SC/ST Act
  64. Portrayal of women in Indian cinema
  65. Should there be a ban on Bandhs?
  66. Who have more chances of winning 2019 Lok Sabha elections?
  67. Private Universities in India – Pros and Cons
  68. How can banks prevent Nirav Modi-Like scams?
  69. Budget 2018-19 – Analysis
  70. Door – Abstract GD Topic
  71. Allowing Ayurveda, Homeopathy doctors to practice Modern medicine – Pros & Cons
  72. 7th pay commission – Pros & Cons
  73. Compulsory Yoga in schools – Pros and Cons
  74. Is ‘NITI Ayog’ a success?
  75. Will artificial intelligence take away jobs?
  76. Should the rich and wealthy in India be taxed more?
  77. Triple Talaq Bill
  78. Impact of Brexit on Indian Economy
  79. Is there a need to curb the mushrooming of private coaching institutes?
  80. Should India sign CTBT & NPT ?
  81. Light pollution – A new threat
  82. Zero – Abstract GD Topic
  83. Are we forgetting our seven Sisters?
  84. Despite a large population, India lacks knowledge power
  85. Dot – Abstract GD Topic
  86. Do Indian workplaces treat sexual harassment cases seriously?
  87. Is Indian culture decaying?
  88. Son of the Soil approach in recruitment – Good or Bad?
  89. Are CCTV cameras in public places effective or just an invasion of privacy?
  90. Should both developed and underdeveloped countries have equal binding in combating climate change?
  91. Does Nepotism exist in Bollywood?
  92. Do small companies have more harmony?
  93. Job vs Entrepreneurship
  94. Rise of Patanjali – Marketing lessons to learn
  95. Indiscriminate Tourism will lead to environmental damage
  96. Should Uniform Civil Code be implemented?
  97. Red – Abstract GD Topic
  98. How successful is Modi’s Mann Ki Baat campaign?
  99. Rising stalking cases – Where is the problem?
  100. Why is India one of the biggest defence equipment importer?
  101. Involving Army in civil tasks – Right or Wrong?
  102. Has Reliance jio changed the telecom sector of India?
  103. Cauvery River Dispute
  104. One Rank One Pension – Advantages and Disadvantages
  105. Should Politics and Business be mixed?
  106. Does corporate world promote entrepreneurship?
  107. FDI in retail – Boon or Bane?
  108. Money spent on space exploration can be better used on reducing poverty on earth
  109. Trial by Media – Pros and Cons
  110. City vs Village
  111. Should mobile phones be allowed in schools & colleges?
  112. How can tourism be improved?
  113. Can the world economy bank upon India for growth?
  114. Should ‘Right to Privacy’ have limits?
  115. Should ‘Freedom of expression’ have limits?
  116. Startup India Standup India : Success or Failure?
  117. Is ‘Jan Dhan Yojana’ a success?
  118. Are women better managers than men?
  119. Judiciary Reforms in India
  120. Significance of BRICS in world economy
  121. Is Technology creating income inequalities?
  122. India-China relations post Doklam issue
  123. Status of sports in India
  124. Should Beauty pageants be banned?
  125. Right to Education: Success or Failure?
  126. Impact of ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ on our lives
  127. Is India ready for Electric cars?
  128. Should Driverless cars be allowed in India?
  129. Achievements and Failures of Modi Government
  130. Impact of GST on Banking sector
  131. Is Globalization a threat to Indian Culture?
  132. Aadhaar-Mobile linking – Good or Bad?
  133. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao – a success?
  134. Is India safe for women?
  135. Should ‘Group Discussion’ be compulsory in Hiring process?
  136. Ethics in Politics – Myth or Reality?
  137. Fake News – How can the world deal with it?
  138. E-Commerce – Sustainable business model?
  139. Delhi’s Odd-Even Rule : a success?
  140. Should India adopt two time zones?
  141. Impact of Technology on Banking sector
  142. 4 Best sources that will help you in Group Discussions
  143. Common syllabus throughout Indian schools – Pros & Cons
  144. Unemployment in India
  145. Corruption in India
  146. How can Indo-Pak relations be improved?
  147. Impact of Video games on youth
  148. Digital payments in India
  149. Role of engineers in disaster management
  150. Is MBA a rat race?
  151. US-Mexico border wall – Good or Bad?
  152. Challenges to Indian Banking sector
  153. Donald Trump’s Presidency – Pros & Cons
  154. ‘One Nation One Election’ – Feasible?
  155. Child labour in India
  156. Climate Change – What can we do about it?
  157. Artificial intelligence – Pros and Cons
  158. Human Gene editing – Good or Bad?
  159. Brexit – Pros and Cons
  160. Ban on Firecrackers during Diwali – Good step?
  161. Big Data – Pros & Cons
  162. Bullet trains in india – Is it a right step?
  163. Should India accept Rohingya refugees?
  164. Crimes against women in India
  165. New India 2022 – Will it be a reality?
  166. Should Marital Rape be criminalized in India?
  167. Is ‘Make in India’ a success?
  168. Smart work vs Hard work
  169. Impact of movies on youth
  170. How to eliminate the threat of Nuclear war?
  171. Green Card reforms – Beneficial for Indians?
  172. Should Marijuana be legalized in India?
  173. Jio’s business model – Sustainable or Not?
  174. Drug menace – How to fight with it?
  175. Will India emerge as a superpower in the near future?
  176. Can we rely on Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?
  177. How to tackle Naxalism?
  178. Impact of GST on Indian Economy
  179. Cattle Slaughter Ban – Right or wrong?
  180. Is censorship of movies an outdated concept?
  181. India’s growing population – How can it be controlled?
  182. ‘Most spoken language’ as the National language – Acceptable?
  183. Should kids’ reality shows be banned?
  184. Should Gorkhaland be given separate state status?
  185. How to reduce NPA?
  186. Merger of PSU banks – Is it really necessary?
  187. ‘Digital India’ – How far was it a success?
  188. Is India becoming intolerant?
  189. Is GST beneficial for the common man?
  190. Should Triple Talaq be abolished?
  191. Privatization of ‘Air India’ – Good or Bad?
  192. One Belt One Road – Impact on India
  193. Can ‘One Belt One Road’ improve developing world?
  194. Farm loan waivers – Good or Bad?
  195. Should Paper ballot system be restored?
  196. Why is Norway the world’s happiest country?
  197. Why are many startups failing in India?
  198. Should the Internet be censored?
  199. Why is India unhappy?
  200. Banks levying charges on cash transactions – Is it a good move?
  201. SBI merger with associate banks – Good or Bad?
  202. Cap on wedding expenditure – Is it fair?
  203. Impact of Demonetization on Indian Economy
  204. Ever growing air pollution levels – Where does the problem lie?
  205. Donald Trump’s presidency – Impact on India
  206. Farmer Suicides in India – What needs to be done?
  207. Tightening H-1B visa rules – Is it Fair?
  208. Has democracy hampered India’s progress?
  209. Can World Peace be achieved?
  210. Union Budget 2017-18 – Is it beneficial for the common man?
  211. Experimenting on Animals – Is it fair?
  212. Are Men silent sufferers in this modern world?
  213. Is Nationalism taking over Globalism?
  214. Can Temples have Gender-Specific rules?
  215. How can we deal with increasing Cyber Crimes?
  216. Should stray animals be killed?
  217. Will GST be a success?
  218. Why is molestation prevalent in India?
  219. Is it time to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s picture on Indian currency notes?
  220. Can India turn ‘Brain Drain’ into ‘Brain Gain’?
  221. Is China a threat to India?
  222. Indian Business Schools – Are they really effective?
  223. Union Budget just before Assembly Elections – Is it a Fair Move?
  224. Technology changing the face of education
  225. Unique identification number for every Indian
  226. Is it really worth to become a cashless economy?
  227. Should women be encouraged to work in night shifts?
  228. Should Homeschooling be encouraged in India?
  229. Should Uniforms be mandatory in schools?
  230. Social networking in our lives
  231. Role of digitization in banking
  232. Is India ready to be a Cashless Economy?
  233. National Anthem in Theatres – Is it a good move?
  234. Donald Trump Presidency – Impact on the world
  235. India’s fight against ‘Black Money’
  236. Is India prepared enough to handle cyber attacks?
  237. Demonetization of old 500 & 1000 rupees notes – Was it a good move?
  238. Should Chinese products be banned in India?
  239. Impact of Social Media on youth
  240. Is Section 498A of IPC a Gender biased law?
  241. Should Environment polluters be severely punished?
  242. Should there be a retirement age for politicians in India?
  243. Free WiFi Spots – Beneficial or not?
  244. Student Suicides – What are the deep rooted problems?
  245. Is online piracy inevitable?
  246. How can we stop ‘Honor Killings’?
  247. Will E-commerce dominate physical stores?
  248. How can river Ganga be cleaned?
  249. Parliamentary System vs Presidential System
  250. Can India get into NSG?
  251. Should India be given a permanent seat in UNSC ?
  252. Population explosion – boon or bane?
  253. Should mother tongue be the medium of instruction in schools?
  254. Does UNSC need to be reformed?
  255. Should Fathers be given Paternity Leave?
  256. Is Technology rising Unemployment rates?
  257. Should AFSPA be repealed?
  258. Mobile towers in residential areas – harmful or not?
  259. Is hosting Olympics good for the host country?
  260. How can slums be improved?
  261. Future of Sports in India
  262. India’s obsession with Gold – How it affects Indian Economy?
  263. Love Marriage vs Arranged Marriage
  264. Is Reservation for women justified?
  265. Does Censor Board need to be reformed?
  266. Is IPL a boon or bane for Indian cricket?
  267. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – How far was it successful?
  268. Is Educational qualification necessary for Politicians?
  269. Do business and ethics go hand in hand?
  270. Alcohol Ban in India – Pros and Cons
  271. Paperless office – could it be a reality?
  272. Eastern vs Western- which parenting style is better?
  273. Should attendance be made compulsory for students?
  274. Should betting and gambling be legalized in India?
  275. Aadhaar Bill
  276. Is a relook needed in the caste reservation system?
  277. Specialization vs Generalization
  278. Youth in Politics
  279. Smart cities in India – Is it a smart move?
  280. Should Jallikattu remain banned?
  281. Net neutrality
  282. Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme – Pros and Cons
  283. Should attempt to suicide be decriminalized?
  284. Does India need smaller states?
  285. Women’s Reservation Bill
  286. Lokpal Bill
  287. Should Homosexuality be legalized?
  288. NOTA – Is it a good step?
  289. National Food Security Bill – Pros and Cons
  290. Demographic Dividend in India
  291. Depreciation of Indian Rupee
  292. Should zoos be abolished?
  293. Women Empowerment in India
  294. Present Education System in India
  295. Role of NGOs in India
  296. Is FDI good for India?
  297. Generation Gap
  298. E-waste management
  299. Relevance of Gandhi in modern world.
  300. Social networking sites – Boon or Bane?
  301. Genetically modified products – Boon or bane?
  302. How to deal with international terrorism?
  303. Are Big Dams Necessary?
  304. Is China a threat to Indian software industry?
  305. Is the Patents Bill Good for India?
  306. Are we serious about saving Wildlife and Environment?
  307. Is dependence on computers a good thing?
  308. Internet – boon or bane?
  309. Voting rights to illiterates – illogical?
  310. Should agricultural subsidies be stopped?
  311. Brain-Drain has to be stopped
  312. Role of UN in Peace keeping.
  313. What can we do to eradicate poverty?
  314. Can Trade help the poor?
  315. Age and Youth: Experience And Young Talent
  316. Should Water Resources Be Nationalized?
  317. Indian villages – Our Strength or Weakness?
  318. Private Educational Institutions – Good or Bad?
  319. Is WikiLeaks a bane or a boon?
  320. Multinational Companies: Are they devils in disguise?
  321. Nuclear Energy in India – Boon or Bane?
  322. Do we need a fresh Reorganization of states?
  323. Should euthanasia / mercy killing be legalized?
  324. E-Learning: A substitute for classroom learning?
  325. Is Globalization Really Necessary?
  326. Bullet for Bullet: Is it a Right policy?
  327. Commercialization of health care : Good or Bad ?
  328. Media is a mixed blessing
  329. Balance between Profession and Family
  330. Examination – Has it killed Education?
  331. Privatization will lead to less corruption.
  332. Are Foreign television channels destroying our culture?
  333. Are Advertisements Beneficial or not?

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