Latest Group Discussion Topics for MBA admissions

Group Discussion (GD) is an important selection parameter in the final admission round for top B-schools. Most of the top rated B schools including a few IIMs, XLRI and MDI conduct GD along with Personal Interview in the final admission round. There could be different types of Group Discussion topics which we have classified below under four broad fields:


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

Business and Economy: Latest Group Discussion Topics

  • Merging the General and Railway Budget will save exchequer from unnecessary spending.
  • Will Indian economy grow faster with reduced Goods & Services Tax (GST)?
  • High interest rates and deficit financing cannot go together
  • Is FDI in retail good or bad for India?
  • Social security in India
  • GST - Pros and Cons
  • Are MNCs colonizing the Indian market?
  • Ease of doing business in India - Does it really exist?
  • Should business lobbying be made legal in India?
  • Corruption is the root cause for Indian Economy slowdown
  • "Make in India" - will the idea make India a manufacturing hub?
  • Steve Jobs: The biggest icon of the 20th century?
  • Should there be Reservation in private sector jobs?
  • Demonetization 2016 in India adversely impacted Indian Economy.

Current Affairs: Latest Group Discussion Topics

  • No subsidy regime would propel the wheel of growth
  • Man on Moon or Food for Man?
  • E-commerce discounts are harmful in long run
  • Should Pakistani artists be banned from working in India?
  • Global Warming
  • Intellectual Property Rights Issues in India
  • War, not dialogue, will end Kashmir crisis
  • Making Aadhar mandatory is not a good idea

Social Issues: Latest Group Discussion Topics

  • Law should be an instrument of Social Change
  • Social activism is necessary for survival of democratic society
  • India needs a uniform civil code
  • "Facebook": Socialization to degradation of society.
  • Naxalism: The biggest internal security problem.
  • The Growing Menace of Casteism And Regionalism.
  • Difficulties in implementation of Climate Change Summit Resolutions
  • Net Neutrality is essential to Digital India
  • Cricket: Overpowering other sports in India.
  • News channels - breaking rules to give breaking news.
  • Smart City Project will give wings to growth
  • Gender bias in portraying women in advertisements

Abstract: Latest Group Discussion Topics

  • Shahrukh Khan: Brilliant Actor or Marketing Guru?
  • Brevity is the soul of wit.
  • A common currency for Asia. Is it possible?
  • Red is red, blue is blue and never the two shall meet.
  • It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.
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