Group Discussion (GD) Topics with Answers

The Group Discussion Section covers latest 115+ GD topics with answers. These group discussion (GD) topics are useful for MBA students, aspirants & professionals. The GD topics are summarized with answers, conclusion & facts. These topics are important while applying for a job, admission or any selection process.

GD topics can be asked at various institutes and companies in various categories like

  • Current affairs
  • Business and Management GD topics
  • Social topics
  • Sports and Entertainment topics
  • Education and Academics topics
  • Technology and Science topics
  • Abstract GD topics
  • Environmental topics

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Each one of the group discussion topics follows a conversation format among 5-6 candidates. We have made a list of common GD topics which can be asked at many places like colleges as well as professionally. Commonly Group Discussions are first step in the process of screening in many admissions for premier B-Schools and sometimes jobs across the world followed by other.

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 recruitment or by colleges to shortlist aspirants, where participation is in huge numbers.

How to prepare for Group Discussion (GD) topics?

Preparing for a group discussion requires immense practice, learning, studying which can be done through mock GD’s and certain Group Discussion Tips. A candidate must prepare by studying various useful GD topics which can help him/her to understand the group discussion structure and flow. Some of the best GD topics are the ones which are relevant to your geography, profession and your goal. If you are applying in finance area, you should prepare on financial topics as there is high probability of them being asked.

Which are the important GD topics that can be asked?

GD topics can be abstract, current affairs, news, subjects of historical importance etc. The important GD topics depend on your target and the region or country you are living in. The recent group discussion topics are the most important when it comes to preparing for your goal. You should also prepare for general GD topics like technology, social media, immigration, globalization, global warming etc.

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Let us discuss Examples of GD Topics

If you are living in India and preparing for IIMs, XLRI and other reputed B-Schools, your important group discussion topics would be Demonetisation of 500 and 1000 rupee notes, GST (Goods and Services Tax), Digital India etc but if you want to apply for admissions or job in US, UK or Europe, your important topics should be Brexit-Good or bad decision?, Global Warming, US Presidential Elections etc but you should be always prepared for generic GD topics like technology, social media, smartphones revolution, brain drain.

We have more than 100 GD topics below which can be used to prepare for a group discussion.

List of GD Topics:

Below is the list of latest GD topics for 2018.

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# Name Hits
1 Plastic Ban - Environment vs Economy 2114
2 Artificial Intelligence - Pros and Cons 5464
3 Aadhar Card - Should linking with Banks, Mobile & other services be mandatory? 4749
4 Union Budget India 2018 4694
5 Cryptocurrencies – Should one invest or not? 6184
6 Nepotism and its Impact on Professionalism 8713
7 Volvo - From Internal Combustion Engine to Hybrid & Electric Cars 6201
8 Global Warming and its Effect 18369
9 Brexit - Good or a Bad Decision? 12643
10 Black Money in India 14281
11 Reliance Jio 4G- Changing the Indian Telecom Sector 19144
12 GST (Goods and Services Tax) in India 42673
13 Demonetization of 500 & 1000 Rupees Notes by Government of India 36666
14 One Billion and just One Gold Medal 11414
15 Is MBA necessary to be a Successful in Business? 11107
16 Technology creates Income Disparities 13095
17 Its Folly to be Wise where Ignorance is Bliss 5993
18 Is the World Ready for Cashless Currency? 18366
19 Is Automation in normal lives boon or bane? 12615
20 Consumer satisfaction should be achieved at any cost 7767
21 Quality or Marketing? 14222
22 Is Disruptive Innovation Sustainable? 4823
23 The Internet is an Exercise in Hype 6376
24 Does India deserve a Permanent seat in UN Security Council? 4865
25 Can 2050 witness a Developed India? 8945
26 Operational Efficiency vs Innovation 4837
27 Is Brain Drain really a disadvantage for a developing country? 9368
28 Speed test or Knowledge test, which is better? 5312
29 Smart Cities in India 15026
30 U.S. H1B L1 Visa Fee Hike & its Impact of the Indian IT Sector 6034
31 Payment Bank License – What it means for the Indian Banking Sector 5148
32 Is NITI AYOG serving able to replace Planning Commission 5226
33 Sometimes No Decision is also a Decision 5042
34 What if Red is White? 13326
35 Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2015 – Fighting Financial Distress 3654
36 Refugee Crisis in Europe 3849
37 Ends Justify Means 3581
38 Digital Equality in India is not Equal for All 4884
39 Fall in Crude Oil Prices and its Implications 6308
40 Is India's Nuclear Policy Progressive? 3944
41 Should Surrogate Advertising be Allowed? 4146
42 Is Work Experience Required for an MBA? 3972
43 Women Empowerment – A Cause for Increasing Divorces in India 17133
44 Texting Affects Vocabulary Negatively 4797
45 Impact of Chinese Spillover over the World 3350
46 Does Morality have an Essence in Corporate Life? 3553
47 Is StartUp Culture a Fad or a Trend Setter? 6743
48 Untouched Paradise: Bollywood for Aspiring Actors 2763
49 OROP - One Rank One Pension 5297
50 Has the Seventh Pay Commission met its objective? 3699
51 FDI in Retail Sector a Boon or Curse? 7405
52 Honouring the National Anthem 6402
53 We will never be Corruption Free Society 9011
54 Management lessons cannot be taken in Classroom 4780
55 Indian Villages – Our Strengths or our Weaknesses 14653
56 Gold- Best Investment or a Bursting Bubble 4265
57 Impact of Lowering Oil Prices over World Economy 3500
58 Euthanasia – Should it be Legalized? 6782
59 Was Paris COP21 Climate Conference a Success? 2398
60 Is Marriage Losing it's Importance? 6183
61 India's Energy Security in the Future 5666
62 FDI in Indian Education Sector 4122
63 Is E-Learning a Substitute for Classroom Learning? 9802
64 Has Democracy Hampered India’s Growth? 5824
65 Is the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Effective? 6111
66 B2B Commerce from a Global Perspective 2861
67 Should India have a One Child Policy? 11893
68 US Presidential Elections 2016 7114
69 Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) - Merits and Demerits 2147
70 Facebook Free Basics- Pros and Cons 4778
71 Commerce on Mobile. Is it the Future? 3694
72 Brain Drain in India 12881
73 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan & its Effectiveness 25090
74 Reservations in India- Caste Based Vs Income Based 19371
75 Digital India - Whom Does it Benefit? 28938
76 Vegetarian vs Non Vegetarian 11335
77 Odd Even Rule in Delhi and Its Impact 8760
78 Learning by Doing in Education 4124
79 Whether Digital Education has taken over Traditional Education? 4736
80 TV is no longer an idiot box? 10782
81 Industrial growth and Environmental care do not go hand in hand 8639
82 Is the permanent seat of UN Security Council necessary? 3030
83 Formulation of new States leads to Development 2890
84 India needs more Job Creators than Job Seekers. 7311
85 Should the Public Sector be privatized? 9686
86 Decreasing Defence Expenditure and increasing Social Expenditure is the need of the hour? 5502
87 Is IPL a boon for Indian Cricket? 8985
88 Usefulness of Social Networking Website or just waste of time? 5509
89 Ban on Diesel cars by NGT in Delhi? 3665
90 Is it Right to Say “History is Written by the Victors”? 2519
91 Is it Alright to Genetically Modify Crops? 2506
92 Is India really One Nation? 6863
93 Can India Become the Human Capital of the World? 3670
94 I will do Whatever it Takes. In the End, it's Business 2511
95 Are we progressing towards a World War 3? 4843
96 Is Hockey the national sport of India? 6156
97 Feminism vs. Women Rights 10700
98 Should all major Asian Countries join hand to form an Asian Union? 3704
99 Are we prepared to harness nuclear energy safely for our future? 2952
100 Women are Better Leaders than Men 17964
101 Greece is the Maker of its own Peril 2295
102 Unorganized Sector - Most Under-Served and Unprotected Workforce 2568
103 Fate of Ecommerce 14997
104 Make in India vs Make for India 30346
105 Smart Phones- Painkiller or a Pain 15945
106 Should Commercialization of Space Travel be Allowed? 3622
107 Should We Continue Increasing the Number of IITs and IIMs? 3873
108 Is Social Media Actually Connecting People? 20130
109 Venture Capitalist Funding for Startups - A Bubble about to Burst? 3498
110 Will the Chinese Market Crash affect Global Business? 4031
111 Is Over Dependence on Technology Deteriorating the Human Brain? 6000
112 How safe are app-based cab services for customers? 4625
113 Will corruption in FIFA spoil football? 2924
114 Is Internet a luxury or a right? 8496
115 Tesla Electric Cars- Will they Change the Way We Travel? 6240
116 Germany vs. Greece – A Relation Went Sour 2524
117 Are E-Commerce Companies Right in Choosing the App-only Option? 5369