Published : Lavleen Kaur Kapoor | October 21, 2015 | 03:25 PM IST
CAT aspirants must take cognizance of the fact which is happening on 29th November and Group Discussion is also not be far away and it will be conducted in January 2016 post CAT results. Group Discussion is always highly important and you have to get though GD to face ultimate test of personal appearance for the final selection in one of the IIM.
Willy Nilly GD is always taken lightly by the candidates because everybody thinks that is just a discussion and most of the time they forgotten that GD is also a test for your body language, communication, gestures and top of all you are being read for your overall personality.
Group Discussion carries a weightage and can be catalyst overall weightage of personal appearance to the tune of 25% and that matters a lot.
Group Discussion is one of the areas where you can sell for yourself as you are likely to get a readymade platform completely showcase your personality.
GD still remains a puzzle for most of the candidates and as per available FAQs still unanswered questions for GD
Research team MBA Rendezvous conducted small poll of previous successful candidates in 4 cities i.e. Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad & Mumbai wherein 107 respondents replied to the question, clearing GD , what do you think is the most important ? and the replies were as follows :
Taking Lead (3.70%)
Logical Communication (22.22%)
Focusing on GD topic (25.93%)
Concluding with consensus (37.04%)
Being self centric (3.70%)
Getting maximum share of noise (7.41%)
After having analyzed further it was found that in GD the most important factor is how to conclude in the end and whopping 37.04% agreed to this fact and they further added that if the conclusion is juxtaposed to the subject of GD then it would be the best conclusion. Taking lead in GD or getting share of noise have become irrelevant and on the contrary logical communication while having focused on GD topic and then concluding with consensus is the hallmark of ideal GD
Content team MBA Rendezvous has provided more than 150 GD topics on the portal which you can read and continue to discuss in a group so to crack GD and achieve mission CAT 2015