GD and WAT Topics 2022 for IIM and Top Business Schools

GD and WAT Topics 2022 for IIM Interviews
GD and WAT Topics 2022 for IIM Interviews

GD and WAT Topics 2022 for IIM’s, XLRI, and other Top Business Schools

Top B-schools Group Discussion and Written Ability Test rounds normally begin in February and last through August. The GD and WAT at top B-Schools are difficult to break, so start practicing public speaking as soon as you decide to pursue an MBA. To prepare for MBA entrance 2022-23, read a complete study of the most popular GD and WAT Topics 2022 for IIM and Top Business Schools in business, politics, and current affairs.

Group Discussion (GD) Topics for MBA

Here are some of the most often asked GD questions for MBA admission. We’ve divided them into categories based on their subject matter. Know how to prepare your argument on each topic as well.

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GD/WAT Topics 2022

  • The future of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology
  • The Ukraine Crisis: Russia vs the West
  • The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021
  • The Silverline rail project
  • Myanmar Coup and its effect on India
  • Pandemic impact on workplace organization: productivity and remote work
  • Global supply chain crisis/Push for semiconductor manufacturing in India and its implications
  • Farm law and its repealment
  • The rise of EVs
  • Legal age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21
  • India Trade relations with  USA – TPF(Trade Policy Forum)
  • Privatization of PSUs – Air India
  • Indo-Chinese Tensions
  • Omicron and its global impact
  • Assam Mizoram Border Dispute
  • 2021 – The year of Unicorns for India
  • Indian Internal Security Crisis : ( PM security breach, Death of Army general Bipin Rawat)

Current Affairs Topics for GD

  • Repealing of Farm Bills
  • Indo-Russian Relations
  • Coronavirus: Impact on Global Economy
  • COVID 19: Importance of spending on Public Health
  • Is social distancing the new world order?
  • Nationwide lockdown to flatten the COVID 19 curve: Dent on Economy
  • Citizenship Amendment Act – What and Why
  • Should there be a limit to Media Freedom?
  • Is Trump creating a World Trade War?
  • Discuss Union Budget India 2021-22
  • Bio-war and bio-weapons new means of world supremacy
  • Indian vaccines vs foreign vaccines
  • Will fake news kill the Social Fiber of India if unchecked?
  • Is it still too early for India to have bullet trains?
  • How beneficial is the IIM 2017 bill for students?
  • Is India ready for electric vehicles?
  • Farmers’ Protest and MSP
  • Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan
  • The implication of State Assembly elections at the national level?
  • Modicare: Will it be an affordable healthcare project?
  • Doklam Standoff
  • Atmanirbhar Bharat: Call for self-reliance
  • Free Speech is an excuse to polarise
  • Why is Individual Data Privacy important?
  • Will companies benefit from the Companies Amendment Bill?
  • Discounts on E-commerce websites are harmful in the end
  • Is banning Pakistani artists from India justified?
  • Implications of CAA-NCR
  • Farm Bill Amendment -The new agricultural bill
  • World post-COVID-19
  • Jal Jeevan Mission
  • Importance of Statue of Unity
  • COVID 19: How India fared in fighting coronavirus compared to developed countries
  • Is preponing the presentation date of the General Budget a good decision?
  • Will Denuclearisation Instill World Peace?
  • Can India afford to spend a fortune on projects like Mission to MARS?
  • Making Aadhaar mandatory is not a good idea- for or against
  • Online education, work from home: Have we arrived in the virtual world
  • Coronavirus and lockdown has exposed social inequality in modern India
  • How will the Abrogation of Article 370 improve the situation in Kashmir
  • NEP: The new education policy
  • Chandrayaan-2 mission

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Abstract Topics for GD

  • Self Motivation
  • Change is the only constant
  • Friends, Enemy, or Frenemies?
  • Ethics or Profit?
  • Do we need more entrepreneurs than managers?
  • Women are better multi-taskers- agree or disagree?
  • Thoughts on Me Too Campaign
  • Can failures teach you important lessons in life?
  • How important is it to be patient in Business and Management?
  • Building strategies Vs Execution
  • The first impression is the last impression
  • Leader Vs Follower
  • Innovation Vs Invention
  • Hard Work Vs Smart Work
  • Work-Life Balance is a Myth
  • Freedom: A Myth?

Business and Economy Topics for GD

  • Is an MBA necessary to be Successful in Business?
  • Can India become a $5 trillion economy by 2024?
  • Views on Bitcoin/CryptoCurrency
  • Ways in which Technology is impacting the Banking sector
  • How can we control banking frauds to reduce NPAs?
  • Is Globalization an Opportunity or a Threat?
  • Will Automation and Artificial Intelligence reduce or increase Jobs?
  • All You Need to Know About Right to Information
  • Will India be able to double Farmers’ Income in the next 5 years?
  • India V/s China: Will India remain way behind China?
  • Make in India campaign
  • Will RERA restore the trust of homebuyers?
  • Demonetization: Discuss its Success & failures
  • Is Corruption in the Economy the root cause for the Indian Economic slowdown?
  • Statue of Unity – Symbol of Pride or Wastage of Public Money?
  • Surcharge on Income Tax (IT) for the Super-Rich
  • How is the falling rupee impacting the Indian economy?
  • Cashless Economy – Is India ready for it?
  • Will reduced Goods & Services Tax (GST) help the Indian economy is growing faster?
  • How capable is India of leading the Solar Energy, Wind Energy revolution?
  • High Deficit Financing V/s high-interest rates: Can both go together?
  • Should Business Lobbying be made legal in India?
  • Should the Indian economy be privatized?
  • Blockchain Technology – Pros & Cons
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector is good for India- agree or disagree?
  • How will the deal between Walmart and Flipkart impact the Indian Economy?
  • Is ‘Startup India’ Boosting Entrepreneurship
  • How beneficial is the merger of Public Sector Banks?
  • Views on YONO
  • Views on Merging the General & Railway Budget
  • Agriculture Vs Manufacturing Industry in India
  • Minimum Support Price: Is it a political gimmick?

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Social Issues Topics for GD

  • Will Beti Bachao Beti Padhao abolish the orthodox mindset?
  • Views on Retirement Homes
  • Environment and us
  • Give views on the present system of education in our country
  • Does Browsing at Work Affect productivity?
  • Rural vs Urban India
  • Does India need a uniform civil code- For or against?
  • Smart City Project – How useful will they be?
  • Is Net Neutrality essential to make India Digital?
  • Crime against women
  • Views on Climate Change Summit
  • The success of the Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Social Media: A boon or a bane for society?
  • Should the national anthem be played in cinema halls?

Written Ability Test (WAT) Topics for MBA

WAT Topics on Business Economy

  • Rise of Gig Economy
  • Farm Bills 2020 will Break the Glass Ceiling
  • Banks Mergers in India
  • Union Budget of India: What is “Budget” and Key Features of Budget 2021
  • GST: Aim to take economy on a faster growth path
  • Economic Survey 2021​
  • The slowdown in the Indian Economy
  • Crises and Emergencies – Trigger for big reforms

WAT Topics on Current Affairs

  • Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019
  • Net Neutrality: Very Essential to Make India Digital
  • Lock Down in India
  • Article 370 Abrogation
  • US Presidential Elections 2020
  • CoronaVirus (Covid 19) Impact
  • Chinese App Ban in India
  • Facebook Reliance Jio Deal

WAT Topics on Education & Social Affairs

  • Women Empowerment & Gender Justice
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
  • Modicare: Affordable healthcare
  • Free Metro Ride for Women
  • Social Media – A boon for society and individuals
  • Shortage of Open Spaces and Playgrounds Lead to Negative Tendencies in Children
  • Swachh Bharat Mission: Success is Still at Large
  • National Education Policy (NEP) 2020

Some Other WAT Topics

  • “Make in India” Ground realities; India leaps to surpass China
  • The rising Population of India could be turned into an asset
  • Corruption is the root cause of current economic and social woes in India
  • FDI in multi-brand retail is a boon or bane
  • Indian vs Chinese goods 
  • Climate change
  • Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 
  • Impact of coronavirus on the economy 
  • Ethics and morals cannot be taught in classrooms only
  • Net Neutrality: Very Essential to Make India Digital
  • Union Budget: Merging the General & Railway Budget will save the exchequer from unnecessary spending
  • E-commerce: Unrealistic Discounts are Dangerous
  • Aadhar -Utility is more than perceived
  • Smart City Project: India’s new urban vision 
  • Bank Recapitalization: Will it restore faith in the Banking Industry?
  • Will Beti Bachao Beti Padhao change the orthodox mindset?
  • Law should be an instrument of Social Change
  • Browsing at the Workplace affects productivity
  • Social Activism is necessary for the survival of a democratic society       
  • RERA should win the trust of home buyers
  • Moody’s Rating Upgrade to boost the economy of India
  • Globalization and Jingoism always coexist
  • US Elections 
  • Companies Amendment Bill 
  • New farm laws 
  • General elections will be a watershed for Indian democracy
  • India’s 1.2 billion population is an asset for the country
  • India has more skilled Human Resource
  • Is ASEAN a defunct Group
  • Indo-US relations; how much beneficial for India
  • How successful would the Climate Change Summit Paris be?
  • Demonetization in India: Decision is more appreciated than criticized
  • GST: Aim to take economy on a faster growth path
  • Coronavirus in India 
  • India’s fight with Coronavirus 
  • Impact of coronavirus on the tourism industry 
  • Is social distancing the new world order? 
  • COVID-19 vaccine development 
  • Data privacy of individuals 
  • Atmanirbhar Bharat 
  • Public health 
  • Modicare 
  • Indo-China relations 
  • Cryptocurrency 
  • Electric vehicles 
  • Globalisation vs Nationalism 

This covers the list of the important GD and WAT topics for IIM’s & other Top B-school interviews.

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