List of Important Abbreviations for various competitive exam

➜ A – Abbreviations list starts with A

 1.AAAutomobile Association, Anti Aircraft
 2.AAAAAsian Amateur Athletic Association
 3.ABMAnit-ballistic Missile
 4.ACAnte Christum (before Christ), Alternate Current, Ashok Chakra, Air Conditioner
 5.ACCAssociated Cement Company
 6.ADAnno Domini (After Christ)
 7.ADBAsian Development Bank
 8.ADSAir Defence Ship
 9.ADRAmerican Depositary Receipt
 10.AECAtomic Energy Commission
 11.AEPCAsia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
 12.AIADMKAll India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam
 13.AICCAll India Congress Committee
 14.APLAbove Poverty Line
 15.ATCAir Traffic Control
 16.AUMAssets Under Management
 17.AGMAnnual General Meeting
 18.AIDSAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
 19.AIIMSAll India Institute of Medical Sciences
 20.AIRAll India Radio
 21.AITUCAll India Trade Union Congress
 22.ALHAdvanced Light Helicopter
 23.AMAnte Meridiem (before Noon)
 24.ANCAfrican National Congress
 25.ATSAnti Tetanus Serum
 26.ASLVAugmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
 27.ASCIAdvanced Strategic Computing Initiative
 28.AVARDAssociation of Voluntary Agencies for Rural Development
 29.AVSMAti Vishisht Seva Medal
 30.AJTAdvanced Jet Trainer
 31.APECAsia Pacific Economic Corporation
 32.ASEANAssociation of South East Asian Nations
 33.ASSOCHAMAssociated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India

➜ B – Abbreviations list starts with B

 34.BABachelor of Arts
 35.BARCBhabha Atomic Research Centre
 36.BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation
 37.BCBefore Christ
 38.BCGBacillus Calmetee Guerin
 39.BCBSBasel committee for Banking Supervision
 40.BEBachelor of Engineering
 41.BENELUXBelgium Netherlands and Luxemburg
 42.BISBureau of Indian Standards
 43.B.PharmBachelor of Pharmacy
 44.BOPBalance of Payments
 45.BSFBorder Security Force
 46.BALCOBharat Aluminium Company
 47.BELBharat Electronic Limited
 48.BHELBharat Heavy Electricals Limited
 49.BIFRBoard of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
 50.BIMSTECBay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sector Technical and Economic Cooperation
 51.BSNLBharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd
 52.BPLBelow Poverty Line
 53.BPOBusiness Process Outsourcing
 54.BSEBombay Stock Exchange
 55.BIFRBoard of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

➜ C – Abbreviations list starts with C

56. CAChartered Accountant
 57.CADComputer Aided Design
 58.CAGController and Auditor General of India
 59.CBFCCentral Board of Film Certification
 60.CCICricket Club of India
 61.CDPCommunity Development Programme
 62.CGACentral Ganga Authority
 63.CGSChief of General Staff, Centimetre Gram Seconds
 64.CIACriminal Investigation Agency, Central Intelligence Agency (USA)
 65.CIDCriminal Investigation Department
 66.CIChief Justice
 67.CAPARTCouncil for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology
 68.CPICommunist Party of India
 69.CRYChild Rights and You
 70.CSIRCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research
 71.CVCChief Vigilance Commissioner
 72.CISFCentral Industrial Security Force
 73.CFTRICentral Food Technological Research Institute
 74.CICAConference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia
 75.CMPCommon Minimum Programme
 76.CTBTComprehensive Test Ban Treaty

➜ D – Abbreviations list starts with D

 77.DADearness Allowance, Daily Allowance
 78.DCDirect Current, Deputy Commissioner
 80.DIGDeputy Inspector General
 81.DMDistrict Magistrate
 82.DMKDravida Munetra Kazghagam
 83.DNADeoxy-ribose Nucleic Acid
 84.DOTSDirectly Observed Treatment Short Course
 85.DVCDamodar Valley Corporation
 86.DWCRADevelopment of Women and Children in Rural Areas
 87.DMRCLDelhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited

➜ E – Abbreviations list starts with E

 88.ECMEuropean Common Market
 89.EECEuropean Economic Community
 90.EFTAEuropean Free Trade Association
 91.EMFElectromotive Force
 92.E & OEErrors and Omissions Expected
 93.EPzExport Processing Zone
 94.ESAEuropean Space Agency
 95.ESROEuropean Space Research Organisation
 96.ESMAEssential Services Maintenance Act
 97.EXIMExport-Import Bank of India

➜ F – Abbreviations list starts with F

 98.FAOFood and Agriculture Organisation
 99.FBIFederal Bureau of Investigation
 100.FCIFood Corporation of India, Fertilizer Corporation of India
 101.FICCIFederation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
 102.FIHFederation for International Hockey
 103.FRCSFellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
 104.FEMAForeign Exchange Management Act

➜ G – Abbreviations list starts with G

105. GATTGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
 106.GICGeneral Insurance Corporation
 107.GMTGreenwich Mean Time
 108.GNPGross National Product
 109.GPOGeneral Post Office
 110.GSIGeological Survey of India
 111.GOOGLEGlobal Organisation Of Oriented Group Language of Earth
 112.GPSGlobal Positioning System
 113.GPRSGeneral Packet Radio System
 114.GSLVGeosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
 115.GSTGoods and Service Tax

➜ H – Abbreviations list starts with H

 116.HACHindustan Aluminium Corporation
 117.HALHindustan Aeronautics Limited
 118.HDFCHousing Development Finance Corporation
 119.HDIHuman Development Index
 120.HMTHindustan Machine Tools
 121.HMSHybrid Mail Service
 122.HRDDHuman Resource Development Department
 123.HUDCOHousing and Urban Development Corporation
 124.HVDCHigh Voltage Direct Current

➜ I – Abbreviations list starts with I

125. IAAIInternational Airport Authority of India
 126.IAFIndian Air Force
 127.IAEAInternational Atomic Energy Agency
 128.IARIIndian Agricultural Research Institute
 129.IASIndian Administrative Service
 130.IBRDInternational Bank of Reconstruction and Development
 131.ICAOInternational Civil Aviation Organisation
 132.ICARIndian Council of Agricultural Research
 133.ICBMInter Continental Ballistic Missile
 134.ICCInternational Chamber of Commerce; International Cricket Council
 135.ICJInternational Court of Justice
 136.ICMRIndian Council of Medical Research
 137.ICRCInternational Committee of the Red Cross
 138.IDAInternational Development Association
 139.IFAIndian Football Association
 140.IFCIIndustrial Finance Corporation of India
 141.IFSIndian Foreign Service, Indian Forest Services
 142.IITIndian Institute of Technology
 143.ILOInternational Labour Organisation
 144.IMFInternational Monetary Fund
 145.INAIndian National Army
 146.INSATIndian National Satellite
 147.ITSOInternational Telecommunication Satellite
 148.INTERPOLInternational Police
 149.INTUCIndian National Trade Union Congress
 150.IOCInternational Olympic Committee Indian Oil Corporation
 151.IPCIndian Penal Code
 152.IPSIndian Police Service
 153.IQIntelligence Quotient
 154.IRBMIntermediate Range Ballistic Missile
 155.IREDAIndian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
 156.ISROIndian Space Research Organisation
 157.ISIIndian Standard Institution
 158.ISTIndian Standard Time
 159.ITDCIndian Tourism Development Corporation
 160.ITIIndustrial Training Institute; Indian Telephone Industries
 161.ITOInternational Trade Organisation
 162.ICICIIndustrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited
 163.ICCInternational Criminal Court
 164.IFFIInternational Film Festival of India
 165.IRDAThe Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
 166.IRCONIndian Railway Construction (Company)
 167.IVRIIndian Veterinary Research Institute

➜ J – Abbreviations list starts with J

 168.JALJapan Air Lines
 169.JCOJunior Commissioned Officer
 170.JKLFJammu and Kashmir Liberation Front
 171.JWGJoint Working Group

➜ K – Abbreviations list starts with K

 173.KVKKrishi Vigyan Kendra
 174.KRIBHCOKrishak Bharti Co-operative Limited
 175.KPOKnowledge Process Outsourcing
 176.KYCKnow your customer

➜ L – Abbreviations list starts with L

 177.LACLine of Actual Control
 178.LASERLight Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
 179.LBW    Leg Before Wicket
 180.LDCLeast Developed Countries
 181.LICLife Insurance Corporation
 182.LLBBachelor of Laws
 183.LLPLimited Liability Partnership
 184.Lt ColLieutenant Colonel
 185.LSDLysergic Acid Diethylamide
 186.LCALight Combat Aircraft
 187.LPGLiquified Petroleum Gas
 188.LMGLight Machine Gun

➜ M – Abbreviations list starts with M

 189.MAMaster of Arts
 190.MBAMaster of Business Administration
 191.MBBSBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
 192.MDDoctor of Medicine
 193.MIGAMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
 194.MISAMaintenance of Internal Security Act
 195.MKSMetre Kilogram Second (System)
 196.MLCMember of Legislative Council
 197.MMTCMineral and Metals Trading Corporation
 198.MPMember of Parliament
 199.MRCPMember of the Royal College of Physicians
 200.MRCSMember of the Royal College of Surgeons
 201.MScMaster of Science
 202.MTCRMissile Technology Control Regime
 203.MCFMaster Control Facility
 204.MPLADSMember of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
 205.MNCMulti National Corporation

➜ N – Abbreviations list starts with N

 206.NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA)
 207.NATMOThe National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation
 208.NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organisation
 209.NCCNational Cadet Corps
 210.NCERTNational Council of Educational Research and Training
 211.NDANational Defence Academy
 212.NEFANorth-East Frontier Agency
 213.NFDCNational Film Development Corporation
 214.NISNational Institute of Sports
 215.NMDCNational Mineral Development Corporation
 216.NREPNational Rural Employment Programme
 217.NRINon Resident Indian
 218.NSSONational Sample Survey Organisation
 219.NTPNormal Temperature and Pressure
 220.NABARDNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
 221.NAFTANorth American Free Trade Agreement
 222.NCRNational Capital Region
 223.NHDRNational Human Development Report
 224.NPTNuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
 225.NREPNational Rural Employment Programme
 226.NTPCNational Thermal Power Corporation
 227.NRYNehru Rozgar Yojna
 228.NEFTNational Electronic Funds Transfer

➜ O – Abbreviations list starts with O

 229.OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
 230.OEECOrganisation for European Economic Co-operation
 231.OILOil India Limited
232.OKAll Correct
 233.ONGCOil and Natura All Gas Commission
 234.OPECOrganisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
 235.OTCEOver the Counter Exchange of India
 236.OCIOverseas Indian Citizenship

➜ P – Abbreviations list starts with P

 237.PAPersonal Assistant
 238.PACPublic Accounts Committee
 239.PCSProvincial Civil Service
 240.PhDDoctor of Philosophy
 241.PIBPress Information Bureau
 242.PINPostal Index Number
 243.PMPrime Minister,
 244.PSCPublic Service Commission
 245.PTPhysical Training
 246.PTIPress Trust of India
 247.PTOPlease Turn Over
 248.PVCParam Vir Chakra
 249.PVSMParam Vishisht Seva Medal
 250.PWDPublic Works Department
 251.PACParliamentary Affairs Committee
 252.PLOPalestine Liberation Organisation
 253.POTAPrevention of Terrorism Act
 254.PURAProviding Urban Amenities in Rural Areas

➜ Q – Abbreviations list starts with Q

 255.QMSQuick Mail Service
 256.QIBQualified Institutional Buyer
 257.QRQuantitative Restriction

➜ R – Abbreviations list starts with R

 258.RAPPRajasthan Atomic Power Project
 259.RADARRadio Detection and Ranging
 260.RAFRapid Action Force
 261.RBIReserve Bank of India
 262.RIEGPRural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme
 263.RMSRailway Mail Service
 264.RSSRashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh
 265.RAWResearch and Analysis Wing
 266.RECRural Electrification Corporation
 267.RGIPTRajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
 268.RLVReusable Launch Vehicle
 269.RRBRegional Rural Bank
 270.RPORegional Passport Officer
 271.RTGSReal Time Gross Settlement
 272.RTIRight to Information

➜ S – Abbreviations list starts with S

 273.SAILSteel Authority of India Limited
 274.SAISport Authority of India
 275.SCSecurity Council, Supreme Court, Schedule Caste
 276.SDOSub-Divisional Officer
 277.SDRSpecial Drawing Rights
 278.SEBISecurity and Exchange Board of India
 279.SEZSpecial Economic Zone
 280.SFCState Financial Corporation
 281.SITESatellite Instruction Television Experiment
 282.SIDBISmall Industries Development Bank of India
 283.SLRStatutory Liquidity Ratio
 284.SROSSStretched Rohini Satellite Series
 285.STDSexually Transmitted Disease, Subscribers Trunk Dialling
 286.SARSSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome
 287.SCOShanghai Co-operation Organisation
 288.SGRYSampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojna
 289.SIMSubscriber Identification Module
 290.SMSShort Messaging Service
 291.STARTStrategic Arms Reduction Talks
 292.STTSecurities Transaction Tax
 293.SSISmall Scale Industries
 294.SQUIDSuperconducting Quantum Interference Device

➜ T – Abbreviations list starts with T

 296.TELCOTata Engineering and locomotive Company
 297.TISCOTata Iron and Steel Company
 298.TRYSEMTraining of Rural Youth for Self-Employment
 299.TTETravelling Ticket Examiner
 300.TC Temporary Change
 301.TDS Tax Deduction at Source
 302.TIFR Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
 303.TIN Tax Information Network
 304.TINXSYS Tax Information Exchange System
 305.TISCO Tata Iron and Steel Company
 306.TPDS Targeted Public Distribution System
307.TRAI Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
 308.TRIMS Trade-Related Investment Measures
 309.TRYSEM Training Of Rural Youth for Self Employment
 310.TT Telegraphic Transfer
 311.TA Traveling Allowance
 312.TDCTransport Development Council

➜ U – Abbreviations list starts with U

 313.UAEUnited Arab Emirates
 314.UGCUniversity Grants Commission
 315.UKUnited Kingdom
 316.ULFAUnited Liberation Front of Assam
 317.UNCEDUnited Nations Conference on Environment and Development
318. UNCTADUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development
 319.UNESCOUnited Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation
 320.UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
 321.UNICEFUnited Nations International Chldren’s Emergency Fund
 322.UNOUnited Nations Organisation
 323.UPSCUnion Public Service Commission
 324.USAUnited State of America
 325.USSRUnion of Soviet Socialist Republic
 326.ULSDUltra Low Sulphur Diesel
 327.UNEPUnited Nations Environment
 328.UNIUnited News of India
 329.UNIDOUnited Nations International Development Organisation

➜ V – Abbreviations list starts with V

 330.VATValue Added Tax
 331.VCVice-Chancellor, Victoria Cross
 332.VRSVoluntary Retirement Scheme
 333.VIPVery Important Person
 334.VIRUSVital Information Resources Under Siege
 335.VOIPVoice Over Internet Protocol
 336.VPNVirtual Private Network

➜ W – Abbreviations list starts with W

 337.WHOWorld Health Organisation
 338.WMOWorld Meteorological Organisation
 339.WADAWorld Anti-Doping Agency
 340.WFPWorld Food Programme
 341.WTOWorld Trade Organisation
 342.WIPOWorld Intellectual Property Organisation
 343.WIPROWestern Indian Products
 344.WWFWorld Wide Fund for Nature
 345.WWWWorld Weather Watch; World Wide Web

➜ Y – Abbreviations list starts with Y

 346.YMCAYoung Men’s Christen Association
 347.YWCAYoung Women’s Christen Association

➜ Z – Abbreviations list starts with Z

 348.ZBBZero-base budgeting
 349.ZSIZoological Survey of India
 350.ZPGZero Population Growth

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