General Knowledge

IMPORTANT ABBREVIATIONS

List of Abbreviation which are more asked in Interview

  1. VDU = video display unit

  2. CRT = cathode ray tube

  3. CRO Cathode Ray Oscillator

  4. SARS Severe Accute respitoratry syndrome

  5. BOT Built operate transfer

  6. AMU Atomic mass unit

  7. EMF Electromotive Force or Electromagnetic Field (Most apt is Electromotive Force)

  8. ADH Anti diuretic harmome

  9. STP Standard Temperature and Pressure

  10. NPT Network time protocol

  11. CRT Cathode ray tube

  12. SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

  13. BOT Built Operate transfer

  14. AMU Atomic Mass Unit

  15. EMF Electromotive force

  16. ADH Anti Diuretic Hormone

  17. STP Standard Temperature Pressure

  18. GeV Giga Electron Volt

  19. NTP Normal Temperature Pressure

  20. CRT Cathode Ray Tube

  21. The ore of mercury metal.--cyanabar

  22. SARS : severe acute respiratory syndrome

  23. NTP : network time protocol

  24. RQ : respiratory quotient

  25. PVC : polyvinyl chloride

  26. NPN : negative positive negative

  27. WAN : wide area network

  28. ECG: electro cardio gram

  29. CPU: central processing unit

  30. BCG : bacillus of calmette –Guerin

  31. STP standard temperature and pressure/ Shielded Twisted Pair

  32. ATP Adenosine Tri-Phosphate

  33. PNP proton – neutron – proton

  34. [Positive-Negative-Positive (transistor) ]

  35. LAN local area network

  36. KWh kilo watt hour

  37. BTU British Thermal Unit

  38. LDL Low-density lipoprotein

  39. [commonly referred to as bad cholesterol]

  40. ROM Read only memory

  41. MAF million acre feet

  42. SONAR Sound Navigation and Ranging

  43. LCD=LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

  44. HDL= HARDWARE DESCRIPTION LANGUAGE/High-Density Lipoprotein

  45. UHF= ULTRA- HIGH FREQUENCY

  46. LED= LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

  47. BASIC= BEGGINER'S ALL PURPOSE SYMBOLIC INSTRUCTION CODE

  48. HST = HIGH SPEED TECHONOLGY

  49. DBS=DATA BASE SERVER

  50. V.L.C.C stands for Very large crude carrier.

  51. VTOL = vertical take off and landing

  52. SETI = Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence = a project to find Aliens

  53. Fax is the short form of Facsimile which means identical copy

  54. SETI => Search for Extraterrestrial intelligence.

  55. On the PH scale what does PH stand for-Potential Hydrogen

  56. ABM: Anti Ballistic Missiles

  1. ABVP: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad

  2. AC: Alternating Current; Ashoka Chakra

  3. ACU: Asian Currency Union

  4. AD: anno Domini; in the year of Lord Christ

  5. ADB: Asian Development Bank

  6. ADC: Aide-de-Camp; Access Deficit Charge

  7. ADF: Asian Development Fund

  8. ADS: Air Defence Ship

  9. AJT: Advanced Jet Trainer

  10. AG: Accountant General; Adjutant General

  11. AI: Air India

  12. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  13. AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences

  14. AIR: All India Radio; Annual Information Report

  15. AITUC: All India Trade Union Congress

  16. AJT: Advanced Jet Trainer

  17. ALH: Advanced Light Helicopter

  18. AM: ante meridiem; before noon

  19. AMC: Army Medical Corps; Asset Management Companies

  20. AME: Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers

  21. APC: Agricultural Prices Commission

  22. APEC: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

  23. APPLE: Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment

  24. APPU: Asian Pacific Postal Union

  25. ARC: Asset Reconstruction Company

  26. ARDR: Agricultural and Rural Debt Relief

  27. ASAT: Anti-Satellite weapon

  28. ASC: Army Service Corps

  29. ASCI: Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative

  30. ASCII: American Standard Code for Information

  31. ASEAN: Association of South-East Asian Nations

  32. ASEM: Asia-Europe Meeting

  33. ASIMO: Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility

  34. ASLV: Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle

  35. ASMA: Antarctica Specially Managed Area

  36. ASSOCHAM: Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry

  37. ATA: Air Time Authority; Allen Telescope Array

  38. ATC: Air Traffic Controller

  39. ATM: Automatic Teller Machine

  40. ATR: Action Taken Report

  41. ATV: Automatic Transfer Vehicle

  42. AUM: Assets Under Management

  43. AVC: Army Veterinary Corps

  44. AVM: Additional Volatility Margin

  45. AWACS: Airborne Warning and Control System


B
  1. BARC: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

  2. BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation

  3. BC: Before Christ; Board of Control; British Columbia; Battery Commander

  4. BCG: Bacillus Calmette Guerin—Anti-Tuberculosis Vaccine

  5. BICP: Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices

  6. BIFR: Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

  7. BIOS: Basic Input Output System

  8. BKU: Bharatiya Kisan Union

  9. BMD: Ballistic Missile Defence System

  10. BOLT: BSE On-Line Trading (System)

  11. BOSS: Bharat Operating System Solutions

  12. BPO: Business Process Outsourcing

  13. BPR: Bottom Pressure Records

  14. BRO: Border Road Organisation

  15. BSE: Bombay Stock Exchange

  16. BSF: Border Security Force

  17. BSNL: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd


C
  1. CA: Chartered Accountant

  2. CABE: Central Advisory Board of Education

  3. C & AG: Comptroller & Auditor General

  4. CAIR: Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

  5. CAPART: Council for People’s Action and Advancement of Rural Technology

  6. CAPES: Computer-Aided Paperless Examination System

  7. CAS: Chief of Army Staff; Chief of Air Staff; Conditional Access System

  8. CB: Citizen Band (Radio)

  9. CBI: Central Bureau of Investigation

  10. CBFC: Central Board of Film Certification

  11. CCPA: Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs

  12. CD: Conference on Disarmament

  13. C-DAC: The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

  14. CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access

  15. CECA: Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement

  16. CERN: European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Pronounced CERN in French)

  17. CFC: Chlorofluro Carbon

  18. CFS: Container Freight Station

  19. CHOGM: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

  20. CIA: Central Intelligence Agency (of U.S.A.)

  21. CIBIL: Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd

  22. CIC: Chief Information Commissioner

  23. CID: Criminal Investigation Department

  24. C-in-C: Commander-in-Chief

  25. cif: cost, insurance and freight

  26. CIS: Commonwealth of Independent States

  27. CISF: Central Industrial Security Force

  28. CITES: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

  29. CITU: Centre of Indian Trade Unions

  30. CLASS: Computer Literacy and Studies in Schools

  31. CLAWS: Centre for Land Warfare Studies

  32. CM: Command Module; Chief Minister

  33. CMP: Common Minimum Programme

  34. CNG: Compressed Natural Gas

  35. CNN: Cable News Network

  36. CNS: Chief of the Naval Staff

  37. CO: Commanding Officer

  38. COD: Central Ordnance Depot; Cash on Delivery

  39. CPCB: Central Pollution Control Board

  40. CPI: Communist Party of India

  41. CPI(M): Communist Party of India (Marxists)

  42. CPU: Central Processing Unit

  43. CR: Central Railway

  44. CRAC: Cyber Regulation Advisory Council

  45. CRDi: Common Rail Direct injection

  46. CRISIL: Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited

  47. CRM: Customer Relationship Management

  48. CRR: Cash Reserve Ratio

  49. CRPF: Central Reserve Police Force

  50. CSIR: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

  51. CTBT: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

  52. CTT: Commodities Transaction Tax

  53. CVRDE: Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment

D
  1. DA: Dearness Allowance; Daily Allowance

  2. DAVP: Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

  3. DC: Deputy Commissioner; Direct Current in Electricity

  4. DDT: Dichloro-Diphenyl Trichloro-ethane (disinfectant)

  5. DIN: Director Information Number

  6. DM: District Magistrate; Deputy Minister

  7. DMIC: Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor

  8. DMK: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (a regional political party of Tamil Nadu)

  9. DNA: de-oxyribonucleic acid

  10. DO: Demi-official (letter)

  11. DOD: Department of Ocean Development

  12. DPEP: District Primary Education Programme

  13. DPI: Director of Public Instruction

  14. DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory

  15. DRDO: Defence Research and Development Organisation

  16. DST: Daylight Saving Time

  17. DRES: Department of Renewable Energy Sources

  18. DTH: Direct to Home (broadcasting)


E
  1. ECG: Electro Cardio-gram

  2. ECS: Electronic Clearing Service

  3. ECT: Electro-convulsant Therapy (electric shock treatment)

  4. EDUSAT: Education Satellite

  5. EEG: Electro-encephalography

  6. EET: Exempt Exempt Taxation

  7. EFA: Education for All

  8. EFF: Extended Fund Facility

  9. e.g.: exempli gratia; for example

  10. EHTP: Electronic Hardware Technology Parks

  11. ELISA: Enzyme Linked Immuno Solvent Assay (used for testing AIDS)

  12. EMI: Equated Monthly Instalment

  13. EMS: European Monetary System

  14. EMU: Electric-Multiple Unit; Extra-vehicular Mobility Unit; (European) Economic and Monetary Union

  15. E & OE: Errors and Omissions Excepted

  16. EPROM: Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

  17. ER: Eastern Railway

  18. ERM: Exchange Rate Mechanism

  19. ERNET: Educational and Research Network

  20. ESA: European Space Agency

  21. ESCAP: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

  22. ESMA: Essential Services Maintenance Act

  23. ESOP: Employee Stock Option Programme

  24. etc.: et cetera (and other things)

  25. EU: European Union

  26. EVM: Electronic Voting Machine


F
  1. FAO: Food and Agriculture Organisation

  2. FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation (of the U.S.A.)

  3. FCNR: Foreign Currency (non-resident) Accounts Scheme

  4. FDR: Flight Data Recorder; Fixed Deposit Receipt

  5. FEMA: Foreign Exchange Management Act

  6. FERA: Foreign Exchange Regulations Act

  7. FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

  8. FII: Foreign Institutional Investors

  9. FIPB: Foreign Investment Promotion Board (of India)

  10. FLAG: Fibre Optic Link Around the Globe

  11. FM: Field Marshal; Frequency Modulated

  12. FPSB: Financial Planning Standards Boards (India)

  13. FRBM: Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management

  14. FSSA: Food Safety and Standards Authority (of India)

  15. FTA: Free Trade Area

  16. FTP: File Transfer Protocol


G
  1. GAGAN: GPS-aided Geo-augmented Navigation

  2. GAIL: Gas Authority of India Limited

  3. GAIN: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

  4. GATS: General Agreement on Trade in Services

  5. GATT: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

  6. GCA: General Currency Area

  7. GCC: Gulf Cooperation Council

  8. GCM: Greatest Common Measure

  9. GEF: Global Environment Fund

  10. GHQ: General Headquarters

  11. GIC: General Insurance Corporation

  12. GIST: Graphics and Intelligence-based Script Technology

  13. GMPS: Global Mobile Personal Communications System

  14. GMRT: Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope

  15. GMT: Greenwich Mean Time

  16. GNSS: Global Navigation Satellite System

  17. GNP: Gross National Product

  18. GOC: General Officer Commanding

  19. GPO: General Post Office

  20. GPRS: General Packet Radio System

  21. GPS: Global Positioning System

  22. GSLV: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle

  23. GSP: Generalised Special Preferences

  24. GST: Goods and Service Tax

  25. GSTP: Global System of Trade Preferences


H
  1. HAWS: High Altitude Warfare School

  2. HCF: Highest Common Factor

  3. HDI: Human Development Index

  4. HDTV: High Definition Television

  5. HE: His (or Her) Excellency; His (or Her) Eminence; High Explosive; Horizontal Equivalent

  6. HITS: Headend In The Sky

  7. HMMWV: High Mobility Multipurpose-Wheeled Vehicle

  8. HMS: Hybrid Mail Service

  9. HP: Himachal Pradesh; Horizontal Plane; Horse Power

  10. HTML: Hyper Text Markup Language

  11. HTTP: Hypetext Transfer Protocol

  12. HUDCO: Housing and Urban Development Corporation

  13. HVDC: High Voltage Direct Current

I
  1. IAAI: International Airport Authority of India

  2. IAAS: Indian Audit and Accounts Service

  3. IADF: International Agricultural Development Fund

  4. IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency

  5. IAF: Indian Air Force

  6. IAMC: Indian Army Medical Corps

  7. IAS: Indian Administrative Service

  8. IATA: International Air Transport Association

  9. IATT: Inland Air Travel Tax

  10. IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

  11. IBEX: Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission

  12. ICANN: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

  13. ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organisation

  14. ICAR: Indian Council of Agricultural Research

  15. ICCR: Indian Council of Cultural Relations

  16. ICCW: Indian Council for Child Welfare

  17. ICDS: Integrated Child Development Service

  18. ICJ: International Court of Justice (with Headquarters at the Hague)

  19. ICL: Indian Cricket League

  20. ICMR: Indian Council of Medical Research

  21. ICPA: Indian Cricket Players’ Association

  22. ICRC: International Committee of the Red Cross

  23. IDA: International Development Association

  24. IDBI: Industrial Development Bank of India

  25. IDSA: Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis

  26. i.e.: id est; that is

  27. IEA: International Energy Agency

  28. IES: Indian Economic Service

  29. IEX: Indian Energy Exchange

  30. IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standard

  31. IFS: Indian Foreign Service; Indian Forest Service

  32. IFTU: International Federation of Trade Unions

  33. IFWJ: Indian Federation of Working Journalists

  34. IGNOU: Indira Gandhi National Open University

  35. IIPA: Indian Institute of Public Administration

  36. IISS: International Institute of Strategic Studies

  37. IIT: Indian Institutes of Technology

  38. ILO: International Labour Organisation

  39. IMA: Indian Military Academy

  40. IMET: International Military Education Training Programme

  41. IMF: International Monetary Fund

  42. IMO: International Maritime Organisation

  43. IN: Indian Navy; Intelligent Network

  44. INA: Indian National Army

  45. INK: International Newspaper Kiosks

  46. INMARSAT: International Maritime Satellite Organisation

  47. INMAS: Institute of Nuclear Medicines and Allied Sciences

  48. INS: Indian Naval Ship; Indian Newspaper Society

  49. INSAS: Indian Small Arms System

  50. INSAT: Indian National Satellite

  51. INTERPOL: International Police Organisation

  52. INTUC: Indian National Trade Union Congress

  53. IOC: International Olympic Committee

  54. IP: Indian Police

  55. IPC: Indian Penal Code

  56. IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

  57. IPEC: International Programme on Elimination of Child Labour

  58. IPR: Intellectual Property Right

  59. IPS: Indian Police Service; Indian Postal Service

  60. IPTV: Internet Protocol Television

  61. IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union

  62. IQ: Intelligence Quotient

  63. IR: Infra-red

  64. IRA: Insurance Regulatory Authority

  65. IRBM: Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

  66. IREP: Integrated Rural Energy Planning

  67. IRS: Indian Remote Sensing Satellite; Indian Revenue Service

  68. ISAF: International Stabilization and Assistance Force (in Afghanistan)

  69. ISC: Inter-State Council

  70. ISCS: Integrated Smart Card System

  71. ISD: International Subscriber Dialled (telephone)

  72. ISH: Information Super Highway

  73. ISKCON: International Society for Krishna Consciousness

  74. ISO: International Standardisation Organisation

  75. ISP: Internet Service Provider

  76. ISRO: Indian Space Research Organisation

  77. ISS: International Space Station

  78. IST: Indian Standard Time

  79. ISTRAC: ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network

  80. ITDC: Indian Tourism Development Corporation

  81. ITO: International Trade Organisation; Income-tax Officer

  82. ITU: International Tele-communication Union

  83. IUC: Interconnect User Charge

    J, K, L
  84. JCO: Junior Commissioned Officer

  85. JNNURM: Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

  86. JPC: Joint Parliamentary Committee

  87. JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group

  88. JWG: Joint Working Group

  89. KG: Kindergarten

  90. Kg: Kilogramme

  91. KPO: Knowledge Process Outsourcing

  92. LAC: Line of Actual Control

  93. LCA: Light Combat Aircraft

  94. LDC: Least Developed Countries

  95. LHC: Large Hadron Collider

  96. LIC: Life Insurance Corporation (of India)

  97. LLP: Limited Liability Partnership

  98. LOAC: Line of Actual Control

  99. LTA: Light Transport Aircraft

  100. LTTE: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam


  101. M
  102. MAT: Minimum Alternative Tax

  103. MER: Mars Exploration Rover

  104. MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  105. MCF: Master Control Facility

  106. MEP: Minimum Export Price

  107. MES: Military Engineering Service

  108. METSAT: Meteorological Satellite

  109. MFA: Multi-Fibre Agreement

  110. MFN: Most Favoured Nation

  111. MIP: Moon Impact Probe

  112. MMS: Multimedia Messaging Service

  113. MMTC: Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation of India

  114. MNC: Multi-national Corporation

  115. MNIC: Multi-purpose National Identity Card

  116. MODEM: Modulator-Demodulator

  117. MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  118. MRTPC: Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission

  119. MRTS: Mass Rapid Transit System

  120. MSA: Maritime Safety Agency

  121. MSCF: Maritime Security Cooperation Framework

  122. Mss: Manuscript

  123. MTCR: Missile Technology Control Regime

  124. MTO: Multilateral Trade Organisation

  125. MVC: Maha Vir Chakra

  126. MUNO: Maha Vir Chakra


  127. N
  128. NAA: National Airport Authority

  129. NABARD: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. (It helps rural development by providing re-finance facility).

  130. NACIL: National Aviation Company of India Ltd

  131. NADA: National Anti-Doping Agency

  132. NAEP: National Adult Education Programme

  133. NAFTA: North America Free Trade Agreement

  134. NAG: National Air Guard

  135. NAM: Non-aligned Movement

  136. NAMA: Non-Agriculture Market Access

  137. NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (of the U.S.A.)

  138. NASDAQ: National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation

  139. NATA: Natural Aptitude Test for Architecture

  140. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

  141. NAV: Net Asset Value

  142. NB: Nota bene; note well, or take notice

  143. NCA: Nuclear Command Authority

  144. NCC: National Cadet Corps

  145. NCEP: National Committee on Environmental Planning

  146. NCERT: National Council of Education Research and Training

  147. NCR: National Capital Region

  148. NDA: National Defence Academy; National Democratic Alliance

  149. NDNC: National Do Not Call (Registry)

  150. NDPS: Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances

  151. NDRF: National Disaster Response Force

  152. NDTL: National Dope Testing Laboratory

  153. NeGP: National e-governance Plan

  154. NEDB: North-Eastern Development Bank

  155. NEP: National Education Policy

  156. NEPA: National Environment Protection Authority

  157. NFO: New Fund Offers

  158. NHDP: National Highways Development Project

  159. NHRC: National Human Rights Commission

  160. NIC: National Integration Council

  161. NIFT: National Institute of Fashion Technology

  162. NIO: National Institute of Oceanography

  163. NIS: National Institute of Sports

  164. NIT: National Institute of Technology

  165. NLMA: National Literacy Mission Authority

  166. NMD: Nuclear Missile Defence

  167. NMDC: National Mineral Development Corporation

  168. NPL: National Physical Laboratory

  169. NPR: National Population Register

  170. NPT: (Nuclear) Non-Proliferation Treaty

  171. NRBI: National Rural Bank of India

  172. NREGA: National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

  173. NREP: National Rural Employment Programme

  174. NRF: National Renewal Fund

  175. NRI: Non-Resident Indian

  176. NRR: National Reproduction Rate

  177. NRSA: National Remote Sensing Agency

  178. NSA: National Security Act

  179. NSC: National Service Corps; National Security Council

  180. NSDL: National Securities Depository Limited

  181. NSE: National Stock Exchange

  182. NSR: National Skills Registry

  183. NTPC: National Thermal Power Corporation

  184. NWDA: National Water Development Agency

  185. NWRC: National Water Resources Council


  186. O

  187. OAS: Organisation of American States

  188. OAU: Organisation of African Unity

  189. OBC: Other Backward Communities

  190. OBU: Offshore Banking Unit

  191. ODA: Official Development Assistance

  192. ODF: Open Document Format

  193. ODS: Ozone Depletion Substances

  194. OECD: Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development

  195. OGL: Open General Licence

  196. OIC: Organisation of Islamic Countries

  197. OIGS: On India Government Service

  198. OIL: Oil India Limited

  199. OM: Order of Merit

  200. ONGC: Oil and Natural Gas Commission

  201. OPEC: Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

  202. OSCE: Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

  203. OSD: Officer on Special Duty

  204. OXML: Open Extended Marking Language


  205. P

  206. PAC: Political Affairs Committee; Public Accounts Committee

  207. PACER: Programme for Acceleration of Commercial Energy Research

  208. PAN: Permanent Account Number (of Income-Tax)

  209. PATA: Pacific-Asia Travel Association

  210. PCS: Public Civil Service; Punjab Civil Service

  211. PIB: Press Information Bureau

  212. Pin Code: Postal Index Number Code

  213. PIO: Persons of Indian Origin

  214. PLF: Plant Load Factor

  215. PM: Post Meridiem; after-noon; also Postmaster; Prime Minister; post-mortem (after death)

  216. PMG: Postmaster General

  217. PN: Participatory Note

  218. PO: Post Office; Postal Order

  219. POPs: Persistent Organic Pollutants; Point of Purchase

  220. POTA: Prevention of Terrorism Act

  221. POW: Prisoner of War

  222. PP: Public Prosecutor; Particular Person

  223. PRO: Public Relations Officer

  224. PS: Post Scriptum; Post Script; written after

  225. PSC: Public Service Commission

  226. PSE: Public Sector Enterprises

  227. PSLV: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

  228. PTA: Preferential Trade Area

  229. PTI: Press Trust of India

  230. PTO: Please Turn Over; Privilege Ticket Order

  231. PUFA: Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids

  232. PVC: Param Vir Chakra

  233. PVSM: Param Vishisht Sewa Medal

  234. PWD: Public Works Department


  235. Q, R

  236. QMG: Quarter Master General

  237. QR: Quantitative Restriction

  238. RAF: Rapid Action Force

  239. RAM: Random Access Memory

  240. RBI: Reserve Bank of India

  241. RCC: Reinforced Concrete Cement

  242. RDF: Rapid Development Force

  243. RDS: Radio Data Servicing

  244. RDSS: Radio Determination Satellite Service

  245. REACH: Rehabilitate, Educate and Support Street Children

  246. RLO: Returned Letter Office

  247. RLV: Reusable Launch Vehicle

  248. RPM: Revolution Per Minute

  249. RPO: Recruitment Process Outsourcing; Regional Passport Officer

  250. RRB: Regional Rural Bank

  251. RRPI: Rural Retail Price Index

  252. RSS: Rashtriya Swyamsevak Sangh

  253. RSVP: Repondez s’il vous plait (Fr.) reply, if you please

  254. RTGS: Real Time Gross Settlement System


  255. S

  256. SAARC: South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation

  257. SAFTA: South Asian Free Trade Area

  258. SAIL: Steel Authority of India Limited

  259. SAPTA: SAARC Preferential Trading Agreement

  260. SARS: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

  261. SATNAV: Satellite Navigation (Initiative)

  262. SAVE: SAARC Audio Visual Exchange

  263. SC: Security Council; Supreme Court; Scheduled Caste

  264. SCI: Shipping Corporation of India

  265. SCO: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

  266. SCOPE: Standing Conference on Public Enterprises

  267. SDO: Sub-Divisional Officer

  268. SDR: Special Drawing Rights (created by the World Bank)

  269. SEBI: Securities and Exchange Board of India

  270. SFC: Strategic Forces Command

  271. SGPC: Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee

  272. SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India

  273. SIT: Special Investigation Team

  274. SITE: Satellite Instructional Television Experiment

  275. SLR: Statutory Liquidity Ratio

  276. SMS: Short Messaging Service; Subscriber Management System

  277. SOS: Save Our Souls—distress signal

  278. SPG: Special Protection Group

  279. SPIN: Software Process Improvement Networks

  280. SPV: Solar Photo Voltaic

  281. SQUID: Super-conducting Quantum Interference Device

  282. SRE: Space Capsule Recovery Experiment

  283. SRV: Submarine Rescue Vessel

  284. SSN: Social Security Number

  285. STARS: Satellite Tracking and Ranging Station

  286. START: Strategic Arms Reduction Talks

  287. STEP: Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park

  288. STT: Securities Transaction Tax

  289. SWAN: State-wide Area Network

  290. SWIFT: Society for Worldwide Financial Telecommunications


  291. T
  292. TA: Travelling Allowance; Territorial Army

  293. TAAI: Travel Agents Association of India

  294. TACDE: Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment

  295. TADA: Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act

  296. TAPS: Tarapur Atomic Power Station

  297. TB: Tuberculosis

  298. TDC: Transport Development Council

  299. TDS: Tax Deduction at Source

  300. TDSAT: Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal

  301. TERLS: Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station

  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. TMC: Terrain Mapping Camera

  307. TMO: Telegraphic Money Order

  308. TNT: Tri-nitro-toluene (high explosive)

  309. TPP: 20-Point Programme

  310. TRAI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

  311. TRIMs: Trade Related Investment Measures

  312. TRIPS: Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights

  313. TRP: Television Rating Points; Tax Return Preparer

  314. TRYSEM: Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment

  315. TTE: Travelling Ticket Examiner

  316. TTF: Tourism Task Force

  317. U
    UAE: United Arab Emirates
  318. UAV: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

  319. UF: United Front

  320. UFO: Unidentified Flying Object

  321. UGC: University Grants Commission

  322. ULFA: United Liberation Front of Assam

  323. UN: United Nations

  324. UNCTAD: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

  325. UNDP: United Nations Development Programme

  326. UNEF: United Nations Emergency Force

  327. UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme

  328. UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

  329. UNFPO: United Nations Fund for Population Activities

  330. UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  331. UNHRC: United Nations Human Rights Commission

  332. UNI: United News of India

  333. UNICEF: United Nations International Children’s (Emergency) Fund

  334. UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

  335. UNRRA: United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

  336. UNTAC: United Nations Transitional Authority for Cambodia

  337. UPA: United Progressive Alliance

  338. UPSC: Union Public Service Commission

  339. UPTN: Universal Personal Telephone Number

  340. USA: United States of America

  341. USIS: United States Information Service


  342. V
  343. VAT: Value-added Tax

  344. VC: Vice-Chancellor; Vice Counsel; Victoria Cross; Vir Chakra

  345. VDIS: Voluntary Disclosure of Income Scheme

  346. VHRR: Very High Resolution Radiometer

  347. VIP: Very Important Person

  348. VLSI: Very Large Scale Integration

  349. VOIP: Voice Over Internet Protocol

  350. VPN: Virtual Private Network

  351. VPP: Value Payable Post

  352. VRS: Voluntary Retirement Scheme

  353. VSAT: Very Small Aperture Terminals

  354. W
    WADA: World Anti-Doping Agency
  355. WAP: Wireless Application Protocol

  356. WAVE: Wireless Access for Virtual Enterprise

  357. WDF: Wasteland Development Force

  358. WEF: World Economic Forum

  359. WFP: World Food Programme

  360. WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions

  361. WGIG: Working Group on Internet Governance

  362. WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organisation

  363. WLL: Wireless in Local Loop

  364. WMD: Weapons of Mass Destruction

  365. WR: Western Railway

  366. WTO: World Trade Organisation (previously called GATT); also World Tourism Organisation

  367. X, Y, Z

  368. XML: eXtensible Markup Language

  369. YMCA: Young Men’s Christian Association

  370. YWCA: Young Women’s Christian Association

  371. INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC) Established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

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