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GD Topic

 

Group Discussion (GD) is an important part of MBA Admissions and for Final Selection in SSB, Bank Officers and other Exams/Jobs. Generally, a group of 7-8 candidates discuss the Pros and Cons of a given Group Discussion Topic in 15-20 minutes. Main goal of a GD is to check Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills and General Awareness. GD Topics cover recent developments in Business & Economy, National and International Current Affairs, Social and International Issues. Abstract Topics like ‘Roses are Red’ are also included. Check 200+ Latest and Important GD Topics 2024 with Answers prepared by MBAUniverse.com, India’s No 1 MBA Portal. New topics are added frequently to the list below. 

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MBA Admission 2024: 50+ Latest & Solved GD Topics with Answers

  1. Supreme Court Stikes Down Electoral Bonds: Know What, Why, How and Impact
  2. Night Owls vs Early Birds -Understanding Pros and Cons for enhancing Human Productivity
  3. Government Introduces Comprehensive Guidelines for the Regulation of Coaching Centers in India – Pros and Cons
  4. Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Unlocking India’s Tourism Potential & Economy Multiplier
  5. FINTECH, a Facilitator or an Unwanted Middlemen
  6. India Vs Maldives: How Lakshadweep Can Become A Major Tourist Destination
  7. FAME India Scheme to reduce Vehicle Pollution: Review of Phase 1 & 2 Objectives and Success; Phase 3 Plans
  8. Viksit Bharat@2047: A Timely Program for India's Transformation
  9. The Deepfake Dilemma: Unravelling the World of AI-Generated Content
  10. Ethics in Business: A Passing Fad or Necessary Condition?
  11. "No One Wins in a War": A Group Discussion Perspective
  12. Narayana Murthy's Call for a 70-Hour Workweek: A Debate on Pros and Cons 
  13. Think Global, Act Local
  14. Women Reservation Bill
  15. India’s Solar Mission Aditya-L-1: Another Success Story in Space
  16. India Middle East Europe Economic Corridor
  17. Global Space Economy: Can India be a Leader?
  18. One Nation One Poll’: Benefits are More for India
  19. India Semiconductor Mission: Why is Chip Manufacturing a priority for Modi Government; Economic Impact
  20. China Plus One Strategy: How India can Benefit from Global companies adopting China Plus One Strategy
  21. Chandrayaan 3 – Benefits for India & Management Lessons
  22. India to overtake US as world's second largest economy by 2075: Goldman Sachs Report
  23. Digital Personal Data Protection Bill
  24. Uniform Civil Code: History, Benefits and Concerns, UCC Bills
  25. What’s there in a name
  26. Success is a journey, not a destination
  27. Future of Artificial Intelligence
  28. Work From Home: Desirable and Dream Job option for Employees?
  29. Cricket Vs Other Games in India: Is Cricket killing other Sports?
  30. Foreign Universities in India: Will it raise academic standards and benefit Indian students, parents?
  31. World War 3: Will Russia Ukraine Conflict result in Third World War?
  32. India overtakes China as the world's most populous country: Is Population a Boon or a Bane?
  33. Global Recession: What, why, how of it; What will be its Impact on India?
  34. Hindenburg Report accuses Adani Group of Stock Manipulation, Fraud: Will this tarnish India’s Image?
  35. Is First Impression the Last Impression?
  36. Peer Pressure and Family Pressure - Can it make or break your future?
  37. Aim for the Moon, if you miss, you may hit a Star
  38. Government to set up National Digital Library of India (NDLI) for Children and Youth: Can it replace Physical Infrastructure?  
  39. Digital Public Goods (DPG): India’s approach and opportunities for the World
  40. Union Budget 2023-24: Expectations & Key Highlights
  41. Women’s Premier League (WPL): A positive for Indian Women & Sports?
  42. Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM): Making India Cashless? 
  43. Unemployment in India: Unemployment Rate Reaches highest level in 2023
  44. ChatGPT: Will ChatGPT kill search engines or transform them
  45. National Green Hydrogen Mission launched; Can India lead the world in Green Energy?
  46. Vande Bharat Express Train: Necessity of Time or Luxury
  47. G 20 - India Presidency in 2023: History, Plans, Expectations and Roadmap
  48. Tech Layoffs: Top Tech Layoffs At Big Tech Companies In 2022
  49. India as the world’s 5th largest economy
  50. Indian Digital Rupee: A landmark financial initiative?
  51. Moonlighting in India - What, Why and Should of this HR nightmare
  52. 5G Telecom Services in India – Benefits and Impact
  53. Global Hunger Index 2022: Hunger in India
  54. Fair Digital Finance
  55. National Logistics Policy: Will it Reduce Costs & Improve Competitiveness of India
  56. Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL): A convenience or a trap
  57. Agnipath: Will it Prove a Military Transformation Scheme?
  58. Gati Shakti Master Plan
  59. Global Climate Crisis: India Leadership
  60. Coal Crisis in India 
  61. Russia Ukraine War: Reasons for Conflict & Impact on India
  62. Budget 2022: Will it Propel Economic Growth
  63. Inflation in India: Key Terms, Reasons, Impact, Remedies
  64. Air India Disinvestment by BJP Government & Acquisition by TATAs: Selling Family Silver or Saving Taxpayer’s Money
  65. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Impact on Indian Financial System & Cryptocurrency
  66. Repealing of Farm Bills
  67. Privatization of Public Sector in India
  68. Will Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) disrupt E-Commerce, and become the next UPI and Aadhaar?
  69. SUPER APP in India – Will TATA NEU work? Do customers want Integration or Decentralization
  70. Facebook rebrands to Meta: Is Metaverse a revolutionary technology, or just hype?
  71. Sustainable Development Goals: India ranked 120th; Does Sustainable Development hampers Industrial Growth and Economy
  72. NSE Scam: Misuse of authority by former CEOs Chitra Ramakrisha, Ravi Narain for NSE Co-location Fraud and many others – Are Indian Public Institutions safe?
  73. India’s Semiconductor Mission – Key Facts
  74. National Startup Day & Startup Boom in India: Are Unicorns Real or just Paper Tigers? 
  75. Statue of Unity: National Symbol or Waste of Resources  
  76. Is Inflation a necessary evil? Impact on India and World
  77. NATO, G7, EU and other bodies are not effective in maintaining Global Peace & Order
  78. HDFC and HDFC Bank Merger: Big becomes bigger – Impact on Indian Banking & Industry?
  79. Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Schemes: Convenience or Trap for Indian Middle Class?
  80. Ed Tech Companies have made Education as a Business, rather than Serving Society?
  81. Economic Survey 2022
  82. Make in India: The idea will make India a manufacturing hub
  83. Facebook rebrands to Meta: Is Metaverse a revolutionary technology, or just hype?
  84. Farmers' Protest and MSP
  85. India’s UPI Platform adopted by Nepal: A boost to regional cooperation?
  86. Are Stock Market & Economy Not Co-related?
  87. Cryptocurrencies and NFTs: Real Revolution or just a Bubble? 
  88. India Wheat Export Ban: National Interest & Food Security triumphs Globalization?
  89. Semi-conductor Crisis - Why it is Critical, Reasons for Shortfall (China-Taiwan Conflict) & how India can safeguard?
  90. India sets $400 billion export record in FY2022: A long term trend or short term blip?
  91. Gujarat Govt Has made The Bhagavad Gita Part of The Syllabus. Should a Religious Text Be Taught in Government Schools?
  92. Unviable Populist Benefit Schemes by State Governments: Will push India the Srilanka way?
  93. Musk-Twitter Deal: Boost to Freedom of Speech, or Caging a Golden Bird
  94. Are Leaders Born or are they made in Business Schools?
  95. WTO Signs landmark deal after nearly a decade
  96. Covid-19 Third Wave  
  97. Freebies, welfare schemes Supreme Court State Governments
  98. India should go for One Child Policy
  99. Work experience - a prerequisite for MBA education
  100. Consistency is the key
  101. India's semiconductor industry
  102. Neo-banks vs Traditional banks
  103. Deep Tech startups
  104. Challenges for the FinTech industry
  105. Future of fintech in India
  106. Falling Rupee Value impacting Indian economy adversely  
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Type of Group Discussion Topics in MBA Admission 2024: 200+ GD Topics

The key areas of GD Topics for MBA admission and for selection in other important courses and services include Business & Economy; Current Affairs; Social Issues; International events, Abstract topics. Usually, Controversial MBA GD Topics are not included in GD Round 

GD Topics for Current Affairs: 

The Current affairs topics for GD 2024 are based on national or international political development, Policies and issues which are highly debated in media. List of GD Topics for Current Affairs

List of GD Topics for Current Affairs

1. Sustainable Development Goals: India ranked 120th; Does Sustainable Development hampers Industrial Growth and Economy

2. Tata takes over Air India

3. Farm Laws Repealed: PM MODI withdraws the three farm laws

4. Coal Crisis in India: Key Facts, Reasons, How to Overcome?

5. Gati Shakti Master Plan​: Will it Boost Economic Growth?

6. Central Vista Redevelopment: Beneficial for Future or Waste of Money

7. Is India a Failing State? Opinions Vs Facts

8. India - the Pharmacy Capital of the World​

9. National Education Policy 2020 – Impact on Higher Education Sector

10. E-Learning: A substitute for Classroom Learning? Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Learning

11. Chinese App Banned in India – Pros and Cons

12. Lock Down: Will it check Coronavirus spread in India?

13. Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: What, Why, When and Whom; Relationship with NRC explained

14. Article 370 Abrogation: Correcting old folly or thrusting nationalistic agenda?

15. Single Use Plastic Ban?

16. One Nation One Election: Benefits are more for India

17. EVMs Vs Paper Ballots: Which one is Better to Use?

18. Fake News will kill Social Fiber of India unless checked

19. Modicare: Affordable healthcare or a piped dream?

20. Bullet Train: Does India really need it?

21. Mission to MARS: Can India afford spending a fortune on such projects?

22. Linking of Aadhaar: Is making Aaadhar mandatory a good idea?

23. Delhi Air Pollution: Man made Crisis or fall out of industrialization?24. Chandrayaan 2: A failed mission or a stepping stone for future glory? 

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GD Topics 2024 for Business & Economy

Business & Economy Topics for GD 2024 include current trends in business and economy, major policy initiatives, latest business trends, and their impact globally and nationally.

List of GD Topics for Business & Economy

25. Will Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) disrupt E-Commerce, and become the next UPI and Aadhaar?

26. SUPER APP in India – Will TATA NEU work? Do customers want Integration or Decentralization

27. Russia Ukraine War: Reasons for Conflict & Impact on India

28. Facebook rebrands to Meta: Is Metaverse a revolutionary technology, or just hype?

29. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Impact on Indian Financial System & Cryptocurrency

30. Air India Disinvestment by BJP Government & Acquisition by TATAs: Selling Family Silver or Saving Taxpayer’s Money

31. Economic Survey 2022 – Top Highlights

32. Crypto Currency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2021

33. Crises and Emergencies – Triggers for big reforms?

34. Farm Bills 2020: Will it Break the Glass Ceiling?

35. Atmanirbhar Bharat: Will the Mission make India Self Reliant?

36. Are Stock Market and Economy not co-related?

37. Coronavirus third Wave: 'Black Swan' of Global Economy; How it Impacts India?

38. Bad Bank in India: Is it good solution to wipe off NPAs?

39. Union Budget 2022: Key Highlights, Analysis, Pros & Cons

40. Gig Economy: Statistics, Why is it growing, Pros & Cons, Impact of Covid 19

41. Crypto Currency: A bright future or just a fad?

42. Facebook Reliance Jio Deal: Will it help to boost Business Growth in India?

43. Telecom Sector Trouble in India: Good or Bad for Economy

44. 5 Trillion Economy: The Vision, Challenges and Roadmap for India

45. Union Budget of India: What is “Budget” and Key Features of Budget

46. Impact of Technology on Jobs: Will Automation & Artificial Intelligence reduce or increase Jobs?

47. Globalization: An Opportunity or a Threat?

48. The IT Industry in India -Will it create more jobs in the future?

49. Banks Merger in India: Is it good for Indian Economy?

50. Is FDI Good for Indian Economy?

51. Universal Basic Income: Is this a good idea for India?

52. India improves Ease of Doing Business Ranking: Real progress or Chimera?

53. RBI Autonomy: Is the Government out to Impound its Autonomous Status? 

54. The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2017

55. Startup India: Boosting Entrepreneurship

56. Make in India: The idea will make India a manufacturing hub

57. Sensex: Sensitivity has nothing to do with economy and society?

58. E-commerce: Discounts are harmful in long run?

59. Privatization of Public Sector in India: A right step or selling family silver? 

60. RCEP Agreement: Right step for national interest or running away from competition?

61. National Logistics Policy: Will it Reduce Costs & Improve Competitiveness of India 

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Social Issues Topics for GD 2024

Top MBA Colleges are focusing on developing socially responsible MBAs. Hence, there is a greater emphasis on issues like gender and environment sensitivity, ethics etc.

List of Social Issues Topics for GD  

62. Does India need a uniform civil code?

63. Shortage of Open Spaces and Playgrounds Lead to Negative Tendencies in Children

64. Women Empowerment & Gender Justice

65. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

66. Nirbhaya Gang Rape: Death penalties for perpetrators of crime against women. Will it reduce crime?

67. English must be the only Official Language of India

68. Free Metro Ride for Women: Step for Women Empowerment or a Political Gimmick

69. Swachh Bharat Mission: Success is still at Large

70. Social Media: A boon or a bane for society and individuals

71. Browsing at Workplace affects productivity

72. Social Activism is necessary for survival of democratic society

73. Net Neutrality is essential to make India Digital

74. Smart City Project will give wings to growth

75. Gender bias in portraying Women in Advertisements  

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Abstract Topics for GD 2024

These are the topics which have multiple interpretations and candidates can show their creativity and smart thinking.

List of Abstract Topics for GD

76. Friends, Enemy or Frenemies?

77. Hard Work Vs Smart Work

78. Me Too Campaign: Tool to Trap or Breaking Silence to Win the War

79. Your failures can be your stepping stones or your stumbling blocks

80. GD Topic: Ethics or Profit?

81. GD Topic: Zero (0)

82. Black or Grey

83. Work- Life Balance is a Myth

84. FAMOUS Vs IMPORTANT

85. Roses are red, crows are black

86. Water or Oxygen

87. East or West India is the best

88. Patience: A virtue in Business and Management.

89. Innovation Vs Invention: What is more important?

90. Change is the only constant

91. Freedom is a myth

92. Fact Vs Opinion: There are no facts only opinions

93. Leader or Follower

94. Strategy or Execution

95. Means or End

96. Effective manager or Ethical Manager

97. It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.

98. Red is red, blue is blue and never the two shall meet

99. Brevity is the soul of wit 

Latest GD Topics 2024 on International Current Affairs

The latest Group Discussion topics with answers are shared below

Past GD Topics in IIMs, XLRI, MDI and other Top B-schools

The Group Discussion Topics for Students shared below are the topics which appeared in the GD-WAT Rounds in top MBA colleges including IIMs. Experts advise that these Group Discussion Topics for Students should be gone through while preparing for GD round as it is expected that the Topics on similar lines could be placed in final selection process this year. 

Understand What is a Group Discussion or GD for MBA

Group Discussion or GD round is an important part of final selection process in top MBA colleges. GD is conducted to have a meaningful discussion on a given topic with the participants’ opinion on its pros and cons. The GD round in top B-schools, comprises a group of 8-10 candidates

What Skills are Judged in a GD

The Group Discussion (GD) round in the final admission process for MBA/PGDM programmes in B-schools is a very important. It is an important testing tool of participants’ skills in following areas:

  • Communication Skill
  • Team Leadership
  • Ability to Present views with Coherent Flow of Ideas

MBA GD Topics: Preparation Tips

GD preparation tips by experts and toppers are shared to help the candidates in cracking the process. Group Discussion round in final selection process is conducted to assess your communication skill, depth of knowledge, leadership skill, how patiently you could be a part of team work and your confidence level while you are making a point and also acknowledging what others said. So, the key group discussion tips are to be more aware and effective speaker, as it will improve your chances to crack the GD round. Second, practice with your friends on the how to participate in a live GD. So, bookmark this page for your GD preparation.. Read more about Group Discussion Tips and How to Prepare.  

 

GD Topics with Answers PDF

MBAUniverse.com experts have prepared GD topics with answers Pdf. This Group Discussion Pdf includes. GD Topics Business & Economy Download PDF; GD Topics National Current Affairs Download PDF; GD Topics Social Issues Download PDF; GD Abstract Topics Download PDF; GD International Topics Download PDF. This GD Topic PDF Download 2024 consists of 100 Topics with answers. So, click on the links at GD Topic PDF Download 2024 for Top GD Topics which are available for download for free.

 

GD topics for IIMs are usually different from that of XLRI admission as it uses Abstract Topics for GD.  Group Discussion Topics for Students and the GD Topics for Placement are also similar.  

 

We are continuously adding new topics and updating new developments in topics. All these GD topics 2024 are solved and linked to give you in depth understanding of the GD topic. More GD topics will be added soon. We have also researched Previous Years’GD Topics of IIMs and Non-IIMs and other MBA Admission process to help you in MBA GD Topics Preparation.  

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