Group discussion helps to identify an issue and helps candidates learn and augment their communication, logical, reasoning and convincing abilities. This exercise brings to the fore the capabilities a candidate possess and also points out the area of improvement (AOI) for a candidate. It helps to improve planning abilities of a candidate. Further it also helps to enhance listening skills and instills a feeling of team work among the candidates. This exercise also brings to the fore certain traits such as facilitator, communicator, moderator etc