Group Discussion (GD) Topics with Answers

The Group Discussion Section covers latest 100+ GD topics with answers. These group discussion topics are useful for MBA students, aspirants & professionals. All the topics are summarized with a conclusion and related facts. These are important while applying for a job, admission or any selection process and are on various aspects like business, management, politics, sports, education, technology etc. Each group discussion topic follows a conversation format among 5-6 candidates.


What is a Group Discussion (GD)?

Group discussion or GD is a debate or discussion among 3 or more people or candidates on a particular topic. Group discussion is selection process tool which is used to evaluate candidates based on certain qualities like knowledge, leadership, communication skills etc. Group discussions are used to shortlist candidates before interviews, MBA students for campus recruitments or by colleges to shortlist aspirants, where participation is in huge numbers.


How to prepare for a Group Discussion?

Preparing for a group discussion requires immense practice, learning, studying which can be done through mock GD’s and certain Group Discussion Tips.


Which are the important GD topics?

GD topics can be abstract, current affairs, news, subjects of historical importance etc. Below are more than 100 GD topics which can be used to prepare for a group discussion.

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1 Global Warming and its Effect 1041
2 Brexit - Good or a Bad Decision? 1097
3 Black Money in India 899
4 Reliance Jio 4G- Changing the Indian Telecom Sector 2914
5 GST (Goods and Services Tax) in India 2478
6 Demonetization of 500 & 1000 Rupees Notes by Government of India 6783
7 One Billion and just One Gold Medal 3495
8 Is MBA necessary to be a Successful in Business? 2419
9 Technology creates Income Disparities 2844
10 Its Folly to be Wise where Ignorance is Bliss 1126
11 Is the World Ready for Cashless Currency? 4029
12 Is Automation in normal lives boon or bane? 2480
13 Consumer satisfaction should be achieved at any cost 1711
14 Quality or Marketing? 2781
15 Is Disruptive Innovation Sustainable? 1069
16 The Internet is an Exercise in Hype 1588
17 Does India deserve a Permanent seat in UN Security Council? 1110
18 Can 2050 witness a Developed India? 1902
19 Operational Efficiency vs Innovation 1008
20 Is Brain Drain really a disadvantage for a developing country? 2127
21 Speed test or Knowledge test, which is better? 870
22 Smart Cities in India 4218
23 U.S. H1B L1 Visa Fee Hike & its Impact of the Indian IT Sector 1584
24 Payment Bank License – What it means for the Indian Banking Sector 1586
25 Is NITI AYOG serving able to replace Planning Commission 1128
26 Sometimes No Decision is also a Decision 1012
27 What if Red is White? 2326
28 Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2015 – Fighting Financial Distress 860
29 Refugee Crisis in Europe 978
30 Ends Justify Means 794
31 Digital Equality in India is not Equal for All 899
32 Fall in Crude Oil Prices and its Implications 1336
33 Is India's Nuclear Policy Progressive? 931
34 Should Surrogate Advertising be Allowed? 1157
35 Is Work Experience Required for an MBA? 921
36 Women Empowerment – A Cause for Increasing Divorces in India 3957
37 Texting Affects Vocabulary Negatively 1103
38 Impact of Chinese Spillover over the World 741
39 Does Morality have an Essence in Corporate Life? 811
40 Is StartUp Culture a Fad or a Trend Setter? 1289
41 Untouched Paradise: Bollywood for Aspiring Actors 689
42 OROP - One Rank One Pension 1738
43 Has the Seventh Pay Commission met its objective? 1321
44 FDI in Retail Sector a Boon or Curse? 1116
45 Honouring the National Anthem 1397
46 We will never be Corruption Free Society 2082
47 Management lessons cannot be taken in Classroom 1060
48 Indian Villages – Our Strengths or our Weaknesses 4147
49 Gold- Best Investment or a Bursting Bubble 1264
50 Impact of Lowering Oil Prices over World Economy 895
51 Euthanasia – Should it be Legalized? 1271
52 Was Paris COP21 Climate Conference a Success? 556
53 Is Marriage Losing it's Importance? 1281
54 India's Energy Security in the Future 1790
55 FDI in Indian Education Sector 1336
56 Is E-Learning a Substitute for Classroom Learning? 2451
57 Has Democracy Hampered India’s Growth? 1550
58 Is the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Effective? 1130
59 B2B Commerce from a Global Perspective 590
60 Should India have a One Child Policy? 4048
61 US Presidential Elections 2016 4903
62 Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) - Merits and Demerits 561
63 Facebook Free Basics- Pros and Cons 1099
64 Commerce on Mobile. Is it the Future? 753
65 Brain Drain in India 3062
66 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan & its Effectiveness 9880
67 Reservations in India- Caste Based Vs Income Based 4379
68 Digital India - Whom Does it Benefit? 10201
69 Vegetarian vs Non Vegetarian 3484
70 Odd Even Rule in Delhi and Its Impact 3946
71 Learning by Doing in Education 848
72 Whether Digital Education has taken over Traditional Education? 1059
73 TV is no longer an idiot box? 2459
74 Industrial growth and Environmental care do not go hand in hand 2750
75 Is the permanent seat of UN Security Council necessary? 974
76 Formulation of new States leads to Development 465
77 India needs more Job Creators than Job Seekers. 1305
78 Should the Public Sector be privatized? 2641
79 Decreasing Defence Expenditure and increasing Social Expenditure is the need of the hour? 1487
80 Is IPL a boon for Indian Cricket? 2537
81 Usefulness of Social Networking Website or just waste of time? 1645
82 Ban on Diesel cars by NGT in Delhi? 1417
83 Is it Right to Say “History is Written by the Victors”? 879
84 Is it Alright to Genetically Modify Crops? 792
85 Is India really One Nation? 1308
86 Can India Become the Human Capital of the World? 1269
87 I will do Whatever it Takes. In the End, it's Business 738
88 Are we progressing towards a World War 3? 1206
89 Is Hockey the national sport of India? 2259
90 Feminism vs. Women Rights 3395
91 Should all major Asian Countries join hand to form an Asian Union? 2016
92 Are we prepared to harness nuclear energy safely for our future? 891
93 Women are Better Leaders than Men 4197
94 Greece is the Maker of its own Peril 757
95 Unorganized Sector - Most Under-Served and Unprotected Workforce 832
96 Fate of Ecommerce 7239
97 Make in India vs Make for India 15197
98 Smart Phones- Painkiller or a Pain 5190
99 Should Commercialization of Space Travel be Allowed? 1270
100 Should We Continue Increasing the Number of IITs and IIMs? 1286
101 Is Social Media Actually Connecting People? 6042
102 Venture Capitalist Funding for Startups - A Bubble about to Burst? 1422
103 Will the Chinese Market Crash affect Global Business? 1482
104 Is Over Dependence on Technology Deteriorating the Human Brain? 1713
105 How safe are app-based cab services for customers? 1453
106 Will corruption in FIFA spoil football? 730
107 Is Internet a luxury or a right? 2287
108 Tesla Electric Cars- Will they Change the Way We Travel? 1676
109 Germany vs. Greece – A Relation Went Sour 830
110 Are E-Commerce Companies Right in Choosing the App-only Option? 1602