What is Abstract GD topic?
- September 20, 2018
- Posted by: mdeepak
- Category: Group Discussion
Abstract GDs are one of the most difficult situations for a candidate. Most of the student get uncomfortable when they face an abstract GD topic. These difficulties arise because most of the time a person does not get to understand the topic or candidate confuse to say something they think that they might create a bad impression in front of the selector.
GD topics can be divided into three type i.e.
- Opinionated topics
- Knowledge-based topics
- Abstract Topics
Abstract GD topics are hidden messages and a single line message or phrase or quote the participants are required to understand the given statement, look for hidden messages & draw suitable inferences.
Example of Abstract GD topic: Pink pajamas over the Red Fort, Ethic or profit etc.
The reason behind Abstract GD Topic:
Abstract GD topic is asked because selector wants to judge qualities like stress handling capacity in a difficult situation, quality to see the opportunity within proles, reasoning quality, application of knowledge, clarity of thought, view and mindset of a person.
One should be clear with his/her view and opinions. Here confidence plays a great role in the GD round if you are confident and representing your views then no doubt you will lead the topic in a single direction.
How to manage Abstract GD
In abstract GD there is no shortcut way are there you have to take an Abstract GD as a normal discussion but with your positive views. Here your clarity of thought is enough for a good performance. The main problem is to understand the topic. You have to be alert and listen properly also you have to watch the expression of the selector in the time of declaring GD topic.
Use your creativity ate the maximum level and with your confidence to handle the situation don’t be nerves or get fear. Try to take the lead and make other to flow you then only you can derive all the discussion in your comfort zone.