What is Group Discussion?
Group discussion may be defined as, ‘A form of methodical and purposeful oral process characterized by the formal and structured exchange of views on a single topic, issue, problem or situation for developing information and understanding essential for decision making or problem solving’. The group members need to listen to each other and use voice and gesture effectively, use clear language and persuasive style.
The most important part of any group discussion is the way you conduct yourself, your body language and aggression in conjunction with your knowledge and general awareness.
GD round is conducted by an examiner or a panel whose primary job is to oversee the entire group discussion. After the announcement of the GD topic or the case study, the examiner becomes a silent spectator of the event.
Sections of a Group Discussion
The group discussion is basically divided into three sections namely Introduction, Discussion, and Conclusion.
A sample report of the way of scrutinizing is shown here:
Current GD Topics For MBA:
The topics that are generally asked in the group discussion could be:
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