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Tech Mahindra Group Discussion Round

group discussion
DO’s  for GD Round
DONT’s  for GD Round
Your ideas should be relevant to the pointDo not get into any argument
Be a good listenerDon’t be harsh
Try to start and end the conversation if you know well about the topicDo not speak anything irrelevant

 

Tech Mahindra Round 2 | Group Discussion

This is an important round in Tech Mahindra Placement Paper. This round is an optional round along with Picture Composition Round, depending upon the ranking and criteria of your college.
  • In this round, the students will be divided into groups of 10-15 students.
  • Each group is provided with a topic.
  • The students have to discuss there ideas and opinions about the topic.

Types of Group Discussion Topics

Topics for GD Round can be divided into 4 simple categories-:

  • Topics on Business & Economy
  • Topics on Current Affairs
  • Topics on Social Issues
  • Topics on Abstract Topics

Topics on Business & Economy

bank merger
  • Banks Merger in India: Is it good for the Indian Economy?

      • Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, to boost up the Economic Growth and to have Financially Strong Public Sector announced the Government’s plan to merge 10 public sector banks into four large banks.
      • The merger will result in 12 public sector banks in India including State Bank Of India and Bank of Baroda.
      • Concluding on the history of the merger of banks it has always proved a benefit for the weaker banks, but there are no absolute points to support this conclusion.
      • Initially, banks were merged to save non-performing banks or non-efficient banks but as time evolved the system too evolved.
      • The merger of Banks started somewhere in the mid-1960s to save the weaker bank and their customer’s interest.
      • Moving on to the path of creating one of the largest global banks, the government had approved the government merged five associate banks with SBI in February 2017.
      • The government nationalized 14 private banks in 1969, this period was also called per-nationalization period(1961-1969).

 

 

 

crytpo currency
  • CryptoCurrency: A bright future or just a fad?

    • A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography to secure, create and control its transactions. Unlike traditional currencies, which are issued by central banks, cryptocurrency has no central monetary authority.
    • Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency that gains public notice in 2009.
    •  In recent months, Economists, Central Bankers, and Monetary Experts have expressed their reservations on the future of this currency.
    • The total cryptocurrency market capitalization increased more than 3x since early 2016, reaching nearly $ 25 billion in mid- 2017.
    • As a decentralized currency, Cryptocurrency cannot be manipulated by governments and the central authorities of any country. Also because of its decentralized nature, it is inflation averse.

Topics on Current Affairs

 

 

 

Article 370

 

  • Article 370: Abrogation & Reorganization will Open the Doors of Development in Kashmir & Ladakh

    • Home Minister of India Mr. Amit Shah when presented the bill for revocation of Article 370 and 35A from Kashmir, which provides the state of Kashmir various additional benefits, there was a lot of hue and cry
    • Given the Home Minister, he was correcting the mistake that was committed 70 years ago by the then Government functionaries and the abolition of Article 370 and reorganization of the State will now open doors for development of all the three regions Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh.
    • Four years after the Constitution of India was implemented in 1950, Article 370 of the Indian constitution came into being in 1954 through a special order issued by the President of India.
    • The minority communities in reorganized union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Laddakh will have equal rights as that of the majority Muslim community as the Constitution of India will be applicable without any obstacle.
    • Apart from streamlining the Union Government Funds assigned for development the pace of development in Kashmir and Ladakh may go up with PPP model and private investments
    • Since J&K has become a Union territory, the central government must now ensure that funds are deployed properly and don’t get into the pockets of a few families and their cronies.

 

 

 

chandrayaan
  • Mission to MARS: Can India afford to spend a fortune on such projects?

    • India made it’s maiden and successful attempt ‘Mission to Mars’ to send Mars craft. World community looked at India’s mission to Mars with awe and appreciation.
    • The ‘Mangalyaan’ (mars craft) was launched on 5.11.2013 from the launchpad at ISRO, Sriharikota with launch vehicle PSLV C25 at 2.38 P.M
    • The cost of the project was Rs.450 Crore (Rs.4.5 bn), less than one-sixth of US$455 million earmarked for a Mars probe by NASA.
    • India is a poor country, it shouldn’t waste such a huge amount of money which could have been spent elsewhere on employment, health, education and infrastructural development projects that would directly help to the growth of the economy.
    • India, in the long run, will more than recoup the money, invested in space programs. The immediate benefits are difficult to predict.

Topics on Social Issues

 

 

 

uniform civil code

 

  • India needs a uniform civil code

    • The disparities and atrocities on women before or after marriage, the issue of ‘triple Talaq’ across the country has flared up the necessity of Uniform Civil code in the country to protect the civilian rights.
    • It is mentioned in Article 44 of the Indian Constitution that “the state shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”. 
    • Almost all the countries of the world have a common civil code for all their citizens. The basic need behind the formulation of a uniform civil code is to end discrimination based on religions.
    • In a country like India where the principle of equality of all citizens is enshrined in the constitution, different sets of personal laws for different religious communities go against this very principle of the constitution. 
    • The crusade for the implementation of the uniform civil code should get the support of all progressive and right-thinking citizens of the country. It is the need of the hour.
    •  In a nutshell, uniform civil code is necessary to effect an integration of a country as diversified as India by bringing all the communities into a common platform which do not form the essence of a single particular religion

 

 

 

metro free ride
  • Free Metro Ride for Women: Step for Women Empowerment or a Political Gimmick

    • The recent announcement of free Metro rides to women, made by Chief Minister of Delhi Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, is a hot topic of discussion in today’s youth.
    • Although this act resembles the humbleness and helpful nature of Delhi Government towards females, but it is been regarded as an act of biases by the males.
    • This decision will also harm the financial issues of DMRC
    • It will be a tedious task for the officials to verify every female whether she is a resident of the city or not
    • DMRC has prepared two short term plans for the implementation of the free metro rides and has presented it to the Delhi government. The DMRC has claimed that implementing the free metro scheme for women will lead to an annual loss of around Rs.1560 crore.

Topics on Abstract Topics

 

 

 

zero

 

  • Zero(0)

    • Numerical Significance: Zero is both a number and a numerical digit. Though it holds no value of its own but it is the sole reason for the existence of the whole number system. Zero is also used as a placeholder in place value systems.
    • Binary Significance: Zero is one of the two digits used in binary coding. Binary coding is extensively used in the digital world largely in computer applications, digital communications and anything which involves digital circuits.
    • Zero-hour: Zero hour means: Midnight, or 00:00
    • Zero Hour in the military means the scheduled time for the start of some event, especially a military operation.
    • Zero gravity: Zero Gravity is defined as the state or condition of weightlessness. It also refers to the state in which the net or an apparent effect of gravity (i.e. the gravitational force) is zero. 
    •  Zeroth Law of thermodynamics: The zeroth law of thermodynamics states that if two thermodynamic systems are each in thermal equilibrium with a third, then they are in thermal equilibrium with each other.

 

black and grey
  • Black or Grey

    • These two colors are one of the reasons for biasing nowadays.
    • The daily advertisements that we see nowadays show many different ways of looking younger and smarter, due to which they are coloring their hairs from grey to black
    • This is even a reason for facial color biasing during events like marriage, anchors, etc.
    • Companies tried to avoid employees with dark color shade
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