The flow of language must be smooth. Use simple language and avoid long winding
sentences. Appropriateness of language demands that there should be no errors of grammar. Do
not use unfamiliar phrases and flowery language. Be precise. Be polite and courteous.
Proper non verbal clues:
Non verbal clues include eye contact, body movements, gestures and facial expressions. The
panel very keenly watches the non verbal behavior of the team. They generally evaluate the body
language cues of the team to determine personality factors such as nervousness, co-operation,
frustration, weakness, insecurity, self confidence, defensiveness, etc. A candidate who appears
professional is more likely to be noticed by the panel. A confident posture, appropriate facial
expressions and meaningful eye contact with the team will create a good expression.
Your group behavior is reflected in your ability to interact with the other members of the group.
You must be mature enough to not lose your temper even if you are proved wrong. You must be patient
Your success in a GD depends on how well you play the role of initiator, information seeker,
information giver, procedure facilitator, opinion seeker, opinion giver, clarifier, summarizer,
social-supporter, tension reliever, compromiser, attacker, humorist and dominator.
The selection panel notes the differences in the amount of participation of the members. They
observe the silent spectators, the ever dominating but
not contributing much, member who participates
actively exhibiting his knowledge and the moderate
ones. Your ability lies in analyzing the problem well
and making others to endorse your view. Finally
while appreciating others point of view, you should
effectively present yours without contradicting
other’s opinions. Your ability in convincing the team
is your success