GD topics of various institutes

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Group Discussion Topics of Various Institutes

After getting the call letter from the IIM's or any other premier B-institute for the GD, the first question that rushes through you is what kind of topics you can expect. Yes, ok, you need to be abreast of all current affairs-this has been drilled into you from DAY 1 of preparing for CAT, but exactly what kind of questions? How can they be phrased? Well, check out the following GD topics of the IIMs and other institutes of the yester years-maybe they can help...

TOPICS OF IIMB IN 1999

X Managerial skills learnt in the classroom can never match those learnt from experience
X Democracy is hampering India progress
X MBA in India is highly overrated.
X Religion is a private affair and should be of no concern for the state
X Decreasing defense expenditure and increasing social expenditure is the need of the hour

TOPICS OF IIMC IN 1999

X MBA in India is highly overrated.
X Religion is a private affair and should be of no concern for the state
X Decreasing defense expenditure and increasing social expenditure is the need of the hour
X Efficiency and corruption go hand in hand
X Advanced mathematics is of no use in every day life
X Welcome back socialism
X To survive in a civilized world one needs to be a hypocrite
X TV Commercials should be banned
X Politics and economics go together
X Winning is not the important thing, it is the only thing

OTHER GD TOPICS OF 1999

X The money being put into cricket is harming the development of other sports. (SCMHRD, Feb'99)
X You want to be one of the 6 persons in the ship (out of 7) who are to survive. State your case. (TAPMI - April'99)
X Democracy has hampered India's progress (IIMB, March'99)
X The formation of European Union has a drastic effect on India's trade. (IIML, March'99)
X Open book examination system would eliminate all the ills of present system. (Dept. of Fin. Studies, DU, March'99)
X Women's empowerment will lead to social development (IIM Kozhikode, March'99)
X Computers result in unemployment (FMS Delhi, March'99)

SOME GD TOPICS OF 1997

X Are we raising a generation of burnt out children? (IIMB, Mar 97)
X Advertising is all glitter and little truth. (MICA, Apr '97)
X Is bureaucracy a hindrance to economic reforms in India?
(IIMC,July '97)
X Film-makers are indulging in cinematic Fortitution in the name of folk culture. (IIML, Mar'97)
X Under Indian parliamentary democracy it is impossible to ensure balanced regional development. (IIMC, Mar '97 ) Corruption is the main outcome of democracy in India. (IIML, Mar '97) In an over-regulated society corruption is inevitable. (MICA, Apr '97) For the poorer sections of society, a state-controlled economy is better than a liberalised economy. (IIMC-PGDCM, March'97)

With IT replacing middle level management, software jobs are more lucrative than MBAs (S.P Jain, March'99)
Do you think accent holds you back? Would you prefer everyone speaking uniformly? (XIM Bhubaneswar, March'99)
Men resent women power at work place (NMIMS, March'99)
Youth in India are becoming greedy by the day (MICA, March'99)
MBAs should be taxed at higher rates in the country (IIMB April'99)
 
IIM Ahmedabad GD topics :

Discuss the problems faced by illiterate people. What steps should be taken by Indian government to increase literacy in adults?

The telecom and communications sector is planning to levy a toll charge for Voice-over-Internet and messaging applications such as Whatsapp, Skype, Viber, etc. Their argument is there%u2019s a huge investment and infrastructure cost which these apps don%u2019t have to bear. Analyse this and present two arguments %u2013 one in favour and another against the telecom company.

Ancient Indian scientists haven't received due recognition. According to ancient scriptures, Indian scientists had developed aviation technology long ago. But the Wright Brothers are unduly credited with the invention of the airplane. Analyse.
 
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