Do’s and Don’t s of Group Discussion

Group Discussion is one of the important stages for selection to any job. It is usually followed by a written test and preceded by an interview. Group Discussion is conducted to test many qualities of a candidate. These includes the following-


*Team Spirit

* Speaking ability

* Listening ability

* Coordination

For performing well in a group discussion, there are some do’s and don’ts  which you should follow-


*Take some time to analyze the topic of GD.Think properly and jot down the points in your mind.

*Ensure your participation. Put your ideas and views forward.

*Try to initiate the group discussion.

*Give relevant data and examples

* Give others chance to speak and also listen to them attentively.


*Don’t shout . Maintain a humble tone. Even when you disagree, don’t raise your voice.

*Don’t dominate. A group discussion is also the test of your team spirit. So never try to dominate other candidates. Try to coordinate with all.

*Don’t intervene in between while someone else is speaking. You only start when the other person has finished speaking.

* Don’t give wrong examples or data.

*Don’t look at the moderator of GD rather try to build eye contact with the group members.

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