How To Prepare For Group Discussion

How to Prepare for Group Discussion

Group Discussion is one of the most important and unpredictable round during placements. One can prepare for all the rounds such as Written Test and Technical Interview but not for Group Discussion because this round is totally dependent on the topic which the interviewer gives you at that very moment. To clear GD Round one need to focus on some points.

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How to Prepare for Group Discussion for Placements

Different people have different opinion about Group Discussion. Few thinks that giving long explanations make you prove your point  and few suggest to be aggressive during the discussion while few suggests to be sophisticated. PrepInsta provides you few points regarding How to Prepare for Group Discussion for Placements-

  • Understand the Topic First
  • Your Body Language
  • Team work
  • Show your Leadership Quality
  • Communication Skills
  • Be active
  • Don’t get panic

……and more. Go through the page to get detailed knowledge about How to Prepare for Group Discussion for Placements.

Why Group Discussion Round?

It always wonders in a student mind that why Group Discussion Round is important even after Online Test and Technical HR Interview.The reason why institutes put you through a Group discussion is-

  • To know you as a person and check how well you will perfect in their institute.
  • The Group discussion is to check how will act in a Team.
  • If there’s any situation when you have to lead a group then how better you can lead the team.
  • Managers have to work in a team and get best results out of teamwork.

These are the few reasons of group Discussions.

How to Prepare for Group Discussion in Interview(Important Points)

Communication Skills

Communication skills include how you will put your point across everyone. It also includes how well you listen to others and your body language during the whole discussion.

Team Working

Team work matters a lot in any IT Company. Always encourage others and allow them equally to put their point.

Point of View

Always remember that you expresses your point of view. Don't get influenced by other or don't fluctuate your opinions. Put your own point of view and stick to that.

Don't Panic

Don't get panic if you don't have more information about the discussion topic. Sit calmly first listen yo others and then observe some point from them and then put your point of view.

How to Prepare for Group Discussion in Interview

How to Prepare for Group Discussion For Placements


Tips For Group Discussion

Here are few Tips one must remember while having the group discussion are-

  • Appearance: Your Body language speaks a lot about you. So try to maintain a body posture which reflects your confidence because confidence is the first thing which interviewer looks for in the candidates personality.
  • Introducing Yourself: Your way of introduction must be different. Try to tell him the things which you didn’t mention in your resume. Give your introduction in a confident and clear way.
  • Speak loud and clear: Always put your point in loud and clear way but don’t get aggressive while putting your point. Loud and clear will reflect your confidence and personality.
  • Be a good listener: Don’t put your points always. Let others speak and give them there time to speak. Don’t rule over others and don’t interrupt anyone while speaking.
  • Support others points too: Don’t always prove someone else’s point wrong. If someone put a valid point support theirs points too.
  • Leadership: Try to initiate the discussion with your point as well as end the discussion with your point. This will reflect your knowledge and gives a good leadership quality.
  • Don’t get panic: Suppose if the interviewer gives you a Topic and you don’t have any idea about that Topic then don’t get panic. Stay calm and listen to others person point and grab some knowledge from their and then put your point.
  • Don’t fluctuate: Stick to your opinion and don’t get influenced by other persons opinion. Fluctuating your point on someone else’s opinion will show a negative impact.

How to Prepare for Group Discussion for Placements : Do's and Dont's

How to Prepare for Group Discussion in Interview 2020

Group Discussion: Do’s

  • Your Body Language: Body Language says a lot about a person. Sit straight in a way that it reflects your confidence.
  • Manage your time but  not putting a long explanation.
  • Try to start the Group Discussion with your own point. Initiating the Group Discussion in Interview shows a positive impact.
  • Be the active participant in the group.
  • Give others their time to speak.
  • Explain your point by giving facts as it will reflect that you are a knowledgeable person.
  • Be polite.
  • Make them believe that you are good in Team work.
  • Show your leadership quality.

Group Discussion : Dont’s

  • Don’t give long and lengthy explanations.
  • Don’t be rude and Aggressive.
  • Don’t repeat your points again and again because it reflects that you don’t have that knowledge which shows a negative impact.
  • Don’t get panic if you don’t know much about the topic. Sit calm and listen to others first observe them and then put your point from your observation.
  • Don’t raise your voice over others.
How to Prepare for Group Discussion in Interview 2020

Why Students Fail In Group Discussion Round?

Even after clearing Written Test Round and having a deep knowledge in Technical field some of the student didn’t able to clear the Group Discussion. Here are some mistakes which hamper your Group Discussion Result-

  • Many of candidate do have the knowledge about topic but due to fear of speak in public they hesitate in putting there point.
  • Few don’t have knowledge about the given topic so they get panic which shows a negative impact.
  • Sometimes aggression and interrupting while someone else is putting their point also shows negative impact.