The Written Ability Test (WAT) or Group Discussion (GD) is the first thing that comes to MBA aspirants’ mind after the Common Admission Test (CAT) is over. WAT is the final round of selection in most of the top B-schools. It has a weightage of 10 to 20 percent in the final selection. Candidates may expect questions from their WAT essay in the Personal Interview round.
Here are some topics which you can expect in the WAT/GD round of session 2017-2018:
- Goods and Service Tax (GST)
- Make in India
- Demonetization in India
- Smart City Project
- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Initiative
- Climate Change Summit
- Demographic Dividend. Is India Population an Asset?
- Net Neutrality
Apart from these candidates can expect topics from currents affairs in Economy, Business World, Politics, Religious world and sports.
Let’s move ahead to what the title says. Yes, the previous years’ WAT and GD topics at IIM Ahmedabad.
The topics were asked from all the spheres viz. political, fundamental rights, social media, current economic concerns, telecommunication etc. The WAT round at IIM-A is 15 to 20 minutes of duration.Check out the year-wise list of past WAT/GD topics here.