How to Crack GD
Now a days in every companies and institutes are making group discussion as the first criteria for screening the candidates for face-to-face interviews.
First thing Group Discussion is used for mass elimination,
And second thing group discussion selection criteria’s are based on actual company requirements.
Communication and Group Discussion skill are two Important soft skills that are must for Student
Why group discussion should be the first criteria for selecting Student?
In Company you have require communication with different people like team members, managers and customers. So interpersonal skill is very important for Student.
Many students are good in Technical Knowledge but they are lagging in interpersonal skills.
A good impression while speaking in meetings or interviews is the basic skill every Student should have.
Skills that are judged in group discussion
How is your communication with others?
How you behave and interact with group?
How open minded you are?
Your listening skill.
How you put your views in front of peoples?
Your Presence of mind.
Your analysis skill and Decision making Skill.
Problem solving and critical thinking skill.
Your attitude and confidence.
Do’s and Don’ts of Group discussion:
1) Keep proper eye contact while speaking:
Do not look at the evaluator or a Particular person only. Keep eye contact with every team member while speaking.
2) Initiate the GD:
Initiating the GD is very Important and impactful thing. But keep in mind that Initiate the group discussion only when you understood the GD topic clearly and have knowledge on that particular Topic otherwise speaking without proper knowledge is negative impression.
3) Allow others to speak:
Do not try to speak a lot and also give time other’s to speak as well because GD is all about group .Do not interrupt anyone in between while speaking. Even if you don’t agree with his/her thought. Instead of this have patience make some notes and clear the points when it’s your turn.
4) Speak clearly:
It is also an important thing you should Speak clearly and your massage should be clear. Use understandable words. Don’t be too aggressive if you are disagreeing with someone. Express your Self calmly and politely.
5) Make sure that discussion is on track:
If group is distracting from the topic then simply take initiative to bring the discussion on the track. Make all group members aware that we all have to come on a Conclusion. So stick to the topic.
6) Positive attitude:
Do not dominate anyone. Keep positive body language. Show interest in discussion.
7) Speak sensibly:
Speak less but don’t speak irrelevant your thoughts should be sensible.
8 ) Listen carefully:
Listening is very important in GD if you want to speak then listen silently.
So these are the some Basic tips to Crack any GD Round if you will consider these things in your GD then defiantly they will help you.