Important Abbreviations and Acronyms


Important Abbreviations and Acronyms

Important Abbreviations and Acronyms: Some of the Important Abbreviations and Acronyms are mentioned below.

Basic and Important Abbreviations and Acronyms

AbbreviationStands For
AAFIAmateur Athletics Federation of India
AAPSOAfro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization
AASUAll Assam Students Union
ABMAnti Ballistic Missile
ACAlternate Current OR Air Conditioner
ACCAncillary Cadet Core
ADAno Domini (After the birth of Jesus)
ADBAsian Development Bank.
AEREAtomic Energy Research Establishment
AGOCAsian Games Organisation Committee
AICCAll India Congress Committee
AICTEAll India Council of Technical Education
AIDSAcquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome
AIFEAll India Football Federation
AIIMSAll India Institute of Medical Sciences.
AILAeronautics India Limited
AIMPLBAll India Muslim Personal Law Board
AIRAll India Radio (Broadcasting).
AITUEAll India Trade Union Congress
AMAnti Meridian (Before Noon)
ANCAfrican National Congress
APECAsia Pacific Economic Cooperation
APSCArmy Postal Services Core
ASEANAssociation of South East Asian Nations
ASLVAugmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
ASIArchaeological Survey of India
ASSOCHAMAssociated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (India)
ASWACAirborne Surveillance Warning and Control
ATSAnti Tetanus Serum.
BAMSBachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
BARCBhabha Atomic Research Centre
BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
BCBefore Christ (Before the birth of Jesus)
BCGBacillus Calmette Guerin (Anti TB Vaccine)
BCCIBoard of Control for Cricket in India
BELBharat Electronics Limited
BENELUXBelgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg
BHELBharat Heavy Electronics Limited
BIFRBoard of Industrial Finance and Reconstruction (Formerly Industrial Reconstruction Finance Board)
BIMSTECBangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand Economic Cooperation
BRICBrazil, Russia, India, China
EVMElectronic Voting Machine
IRBMIntermediate-Range Ballistic Missile
PSLVPolar Satellite Launch Vehicle
NAEPNational Adult Education Programme
PPPPoint-to-Point Protocol
PWDPublic Works Department
RADARRAdio Detection And Ranging
Important Abbreviations and Acronyms
BISBureau of Indian Standards
B PharmaBachelor of Pharmacy
BSFBorder Security Force
CADCommand Area Development
CAGComptroller and Auditor General
CARECooperative for American Relief Everywhere
CASECommission for Alternative Sources of Energy
CBICentral Bureau of Investigation
CBSECentral. Board of Secondary Education
CCEACabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
CCSCabinet Committee on Security
C-DACCentre For Development of Advanced Computing
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CDRICentral Drug Research Institute
CHOGMCommonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
CIDCriminal Investigation Department
CISCommonwealth of Independent States
CISFCentral Industrial Security Force.
CITUCentre of Indian Trade Unions
CLATCommon Law Admission Test (Started May 2008)
CNGCompressed Natural Gas
CODCentral Ordnance Depot.
COFEPOSAConservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act.
CPOCentral Passport Organisation.
CPRICentral Power Research Institute
CRPFCentral Reserve Police Force
CRRCash Reserve Ratio
CSIRCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research.
CSOCentral Statistical Organisation
CTSComputerised Tomography Scanner
CVCCentral Vigilance Commission.
DDTDichloro Diphenyl Tri-chloroethane
DFDR‘Digital Flight Data Recorder (Black box)’.
DIGDeputy Inspector General
D. Lit.Doctor of Literature
DMDistrict Magistrate
DMKDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
DNADi-oxyribo-Nucleic Acid.
DPAPDrought Prone Area Programme
DPCDabhol Power Company
DRDODefence Research and Development Organisation.
DTHDirect to Home
DVDDigital Versatile Disk.
EASEmployment Assurance Scheme
ECDEuropean Central Bank
ECGElectro Cardiogram.
EECEuropean Economic Community
EEGElectro Encephalogram
ELISAEnzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay.
EMFElectromotive Force
EPABXElectronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange
EPZExport Processing Zone
ERDAEnergy Research and Development Administration.
ESMAEssential Services Maintenance Act
EVMElectronic Voting Machine.
EXIM BankExport-Import Bank of India
FAOFood and Agriculture Organisation
FBIFederal Bureau of Investigation (USA)
FBTRFast Breeder Test Reactor.
Important Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviation and Acronyms

AbbreviationStands For
FCIFood Corporation of India / Fertilizer Corporation of India
FDRFlight Data Recorder (Black Box).
FERAForeign Exchange Regulation Act
FEMAForeign Exchange Management Act
FICCIFederation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
FIPBForeign Investment Promotion Board
FIRFirst Information Report.
FRSFellow of the Royal Society
FTIIFilms and Television Institute of India
FTZFree Trade Zone.
ITUCIndian Trade Union Congress
JMMJharkhand Mukti Morcha
KGKinder Garten
LASERLight Amplification By Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
LICLife Insurance Corporation of India
LLBBachelor of Law
LLMMaster of Law
LMGLight Machine Gum
LoCLine of Control (Pakistan)
LoACLine of Actual Control (China).
LPGLiquefied Petroleum Gas
LSDLysergic acid diethylamide
LTTELiberation Tigers of Tamil Elam
MAMaster of Arts
MASERMicrowave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
MBAMaster of Business Administration
MBBSBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBTMain Battle Tank
MCAMonetary Compensatory Allowance / Master of Computer Application.
MCCMelbourne Cricket Club
MDDoctor of Medicine
MFNMost Favoured Nation
MIMilitary Intelligence.
MISAMaintenance of Internal Security Act
MITMechachusates Institute of Technology (USA)
MLAMember of Legislative Assembly
MLCMember of Legislative Council
MNCMulti-National Corporation.
MRCPMember of Royal College of Physicians
MRCSMember of Royal College of Surgeons
MRTPCMonopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
MODVATModified Value Added Tax.
NABARDNational Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development.
NACONational AIDS Control Organisation
NAEPNational Adult Education Programme
NAFEDNational Agricultural and Marketing Federation
NAFTANorth American Free Trade Agreement
NAPPNarora Atomic Power Plant.
Important Abbreviations and Acronyms

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