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Prakhar Srivastava
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Group Discussion - January 20th, 2013

The basic aim of Group Discussion (GD) is to evaluate the effectiveness of the candidate in a group activity. This effectiveness is judged through the leadership qualities and the communication skills displayed by the candidate. The group for the Group Discussion typically consists of anything between 8 to 15 people. Normally care is taken by the organizers to ensure that these people come from diverse backgrounds. This group is seated in a room in a semi circular or a U shaped manner. The candidates are provided with unique numbers (and nameplates in case of placement or Company Group Discussion). The candidates are expected to use these unique numbers while addressing each other during the course of Discussion. There will be around 2 to 3 Moderators who will be monitoring and judging the Group Discussion. They will be silent observers of the entire proceedings. They will intervene only in case of fights or heated arguments.

G D P R E P A R A T I O N
1. Read the newspapers, current affairs magazines and business magazines.
2. Try and make your viewpoints on the various issues i.e. whether you agree or you disagree and why. For example India signing the CTBT? Discuss them with your friends or knowledgeable relatives.
3. Make notes or file news paper clippings of the news items that you think are important for the area in which you intend to specialize, your country or the world as a whole.
4. Read books on the area you are planning to specialize into.
5. Read General Books
6. Never get tensed about GD. Do not let this spoil you schedule which includes a good nights sleep.
Normally the candidate is asked to report in the morning and the GD turn may come in the evening. Hence ensure that you are physically and mentally fit to survive the whole day and the GD.
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Re: Group Discussion - December 2nd, 2015

The main objective of any any GD is to discuss and dealing with a particular problem in order to get the proper solution. It develops candidate's abilities in social communication and in conveying their opinions in a clear and helpful manner.
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