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




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  2. Hazrat Muhammad PBUH
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  5. Important Islamic History Events
  6. Important points of The Holy Quran
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  9. Namaz
  10. Zakat
  11. Fasting (Roza)
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    1. 7 Wonders of the World
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    1. Basic Information About Pakistan
    2. Districts of Pakistan
    3. RIVERS OF PAKISTAN
    4. The Largest in Pakistan
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    18. Location of important Metalic and Non Metalic Minerals
    19. Constitutional Amedments Since 1973
    20. Army,PAF and Navy Officer Ranks

    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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