646 Abbreviations you should know for Competitive Exams

A

  1. AMRUT – Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
  2. APY – Atal Pension Yojana
  3. ACTA – Anti-counterpart Trade Agreement
  4. ACS – Automated Clearing System
  5. ADR – American Depository Receipts
  6. APEC – Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation
  7. ARCIL – Asset Reconstruction Company Of India Ltd
  8. ASBA – Application Supported By Blocked Amount
  9. ATM – Automated Teller Machine
  10. ASHA – Accredited Social Health Activist
  11. ADB – Asian Development Bank
  12. AGM – Annual General Meeting
  13. AIDWA – All India Democratic Woman’s Association
  14. AITUC – All India Trade Union Congress
  15. AMFI – Association of Mutual Funds in India
  16. AO – Additive Outliers
  17. APL – Above Poverty Line
  18. APM – Administered Pricing Mechanism
  19. ARC – Asset Reconstruction Company
  20. ARDR – Agricultural and Rural Debt Relief
  21. ASEAN – Association of South-East Asian Nations
  22. ASEM – Asia-Europe Meeting
  23. ASSOCHAM – Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India
  24. ATM – Asynchronous Transfer Mode (Networking)
  25. AAFI – Amateur Athletics Federation of India
  26. AAPSO – Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization
  27. ABM – Anti-ballistic Missile
  28. AERE – Atomic Energy Research Establishment
  29. AGOC – Asian Games Organization Committee
  30. AICTE – All India Council for Technical Education
  31. AIDS – Acquired immune-Deficiency Syndrome
  32. AIFE – All India Football Federation
  33. AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  34. AIL – Aeronautics India Limited
  35. ASLV – Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
  36. ASI – Archaeological Survey of India
  37. ASSOCHAM – Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (India)

B

  1. BOSS – Bharat Operating System Solutions
  2. BBBP – Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
  3. BIFR – Board For Industrial And Financial Reconstruction
  4. BPSS – The Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems
  5. BCBS – Basel committee on Banking Supervision
  6. BCSBI – Banking Codes and Standards Board of India
  7. BIS – Bank for International Settlements
  8. BIS – Bureau of Indian Standards
  9. BSE – Bombay Stock Exchange
  10. BOLT – BSE On-Line Trading (System)
  11.  BOP – Balance of Payments
  12. BOT – Build, Operate and Transfer
  13. BPL – Below Poverty Line
  14. BPO – Business Process Outsourcing
  15. BSR – Basic Statistical Returns
  16. BCG – Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (Anti-TB Vaccine)
  17. BCCI – Board of Control for Cricket in India
  18. BENELUX – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg
  19. BHEL – Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited
  20. BIMSTEC – Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand Economic Cooperation
  21. BRICS – Brazil Russia India China South Africa
  22. BREXIT – British Exit

C

  1. CAPART – Council For Advancement Of People Action And Rural
    Technology
  2. CCEA – Cabinet Committee On Economic Affairs
  3. CCI – Competition Commission Of India
  4. CCIL – Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd
  5. CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access
  6. CRR – Cash Reserve Ratio
  7. CDS – Credit Default Swap
  8. CPI – Consumer Price Index
  9. CRAR – Capital To Risk Weighted Asset Ratio
  10. CRMD – Credit Risk Management Department
  11. CTS – Cheque Truncation System (Banking)
  12. CBLO – Collateralized Borrowing and Lending Obligation
  13. CCP – Central Counter Party
  14. CNP – Card Not Present
  15. CAG – Comptroller & Auditor General
  16. CA – Chartered Accountant
  17. CABE – Central Advisory Board of Education
  18. CACP – Commission of Agriculture Cost and Price
  19. CAD – Capital Account Deficit
  20. CAMELS – C – Capital adequacy, A – Asset quality, M – Management quality, E – Earnings, L – Liquidity, S – Sensitivity to Market Risk
  21. CAR – Capital adequacy ratio
  22. CARE – Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
  23. CBS – Core banking solution
  24. CC – Cash Credit
  25. CD – Certificate of Deposit
  26. CDSL – Central Securities Depository Limited
  27. CECA – Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement
  28. CEPA – Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
  29. CFRA – Combined Finance and Revenue Accounts
  30. CHOGM – Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
  31. CIBIL – Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd
  32. CII – Confederation of Indian Industry
  33. CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States
  34.  CITES – Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
  35. CITU – Centre Of Indian Trade Unions
  36. CMP – Common Minimum Program
  37. CO – Capital Outlay
  38. CP – Commercial Paper
  39. CPI (AL) – Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Labors
  40. CPI (IW) – Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers
  41. CPI (RL) – Consumer Price Index for Rural Labours
  42. CPI (UNME) – Customer Price Index for Urban Non-Manual Employees
  43. CR – Capital Receipts
  44. CRISIL – Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited
  45. CSIR – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  46. CST – Central Sales Tax
  47. CTT – Commodities Transaction Tax
  48. CARE – Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere
  49. CASE Commission for Alternative Sources of Energy
  50. CBI Central Bureau of Investigation
  51. CCS – Cabinet Committee on Security
  52. C-DAC Centre For Development of Advance Computing
  53. CDRI Central Drug Research Institute
  54. CNG Compressed Natural Gas
  55. COD Central Ordnance Depot / Cash On Delivery
  56. COFEPOSA – Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act
  57. CPO Central Passport Organization
  58. CPRI Central Power Research Institute
  59. CSO Central Statistical Organization
  60. CTS – Computerized Tomography Scanner (Medical)
  61. CVC Central Vigilance Commission

D

  1. DFHI – Discount and Finance House of India Ltd.
  2. DAY – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Yojana
  3. DI – Digital India
  4. DDUGJY – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana
  5. DBTSK – Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for Kerosene
  6. DDT – Dividend Distribution Tax
  7. DFTP – Duty-Free Tariff Preference Scheme
  8. DSE – Direct Selling Agent
  9. DTAA – Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
  10. DA – Dearness Allowance; Daily Allowance
  11. DAP – Development Action Plan
  12. DBOD – Department of Banking Operations & Development
  13. DBS – Bank Ltd The Development Bank of Singapore Ltd.
  14. DCA – Department of Company Affairs
  15. DCM – Department of Currency Management
  16. DD – Demand Draft
  17. DDS – Data Dissemination Standards
  18. DICGC – Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India
  19. DMA – Departmentalized Ministries Account
  20. DMIC – Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor
  21. DPEP – District Primary Education Program

E

  1. EXIM Bank – Export – Import Bank of India
  2. EEU – Eurasian Economic Union
  3. ECB – External Commercial Borrowings
  4. ECS – Electronic Clearing System
  5. ELSS – Equity Linked Saving Scheme
  6. EEFC – Exchange Earner Foreign Currency Account
  7. ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
  8. ECA -Essential Commodity Act
  9. EDUSAT – Education Satellite
  10. EEE – Exempt Exempt Exempt
  11. EFA – Education for All
  12. EFT – Electronic fund transfer
  13. EGOM – Empowered Group of Ministers
  14. EMI – Equated Monthly Installment
  15. EMS – European Monetary System
  16. EPF – Employees Provident Fund
  17. EPFO – Employees Provident Fund Organization
  18. ERNET – Educational and Research Network
  19. ESA – European Space Agency
  20. ESCAP – Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacify
  21. ESMA – Essential Services Maintenance Act
  22. ESOP – Employee Stock Option Program
  23. EU – European Union
  24. EAS – Employment Assurance Scheme
  25. ECD – European Central Bank
  26. ECG – Electro Cardiogram
  27. EEC – European Economic Community
  28. EEG – Electro Encephalogram
  29. ELISA – Enzyme Linked Immune Sorbent Assay
  30. EMF – Electromotive Force
  31. EPABX – Electronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange
  32. EPZ – Export Processing Zone
  33. ERDA – Energy Research and Development Administration
  34. EVM – Electronic Voting Machine

F

  1. FAO – Food And Agricultural Organization
  2. FCRA – Forward Contracts Regulation Act
  3. FCNR – Foreign Currency Non-Resident Accounts
  4. FDI – Foreign Direct Investment
  5. FEMA – Foreign Exchange Management Act
  6. FERA – Foreign Exchange Regulation Act
  7. FII – Foreign Institutional Investors
  8. FEDAI – Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association Of India
  9. FRBM – Fiscal Responsibility And Management Act
  10. FCCB – Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds
  11. FIPB – Foreign Investment Promotion Board
  12. FSDC – Financial Stability Development Council
  13. FLCC – Financial Literacy And Credit Counselling
  14. FIMMDA – Fixed Income Money Market & Derivatives Association
  15. FPO – Follow On Public Offer
  16. FICCI – Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  17. FIMMDA – Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
  18. FMCG – Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  19. FSSA – Food Safety And Standards Authority (Of India)
  20. FTA – Free Trade Area
  21. FBTR – Fast Breeder Test Reactor
  22. FCI – Food Corporation of India / Fertilizer Corporation of India
  23. FDR – Flight Data Recorder (Black Box)
  24. FIPB – Foreign Investment Promotion Board
  25. FIR – First Information Report
  26. FRS – Fellow of the Royal Society
  27. FTII – Films and Television Institute of India
  28. FTZ – Free Trade Zone

G

  1. GIC – General Insurance Corporation of India
  2. GCC – Gulf Cooperation Council
  3. GATT – General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade
  4. GDP – Gross Domestic Product
  5. GDR – Global Depositary Receipt
  6. GEF – Global Environment Fund
  7. GNP – Gross National Product
  8. GOI – Government of India
  9. GST – Goods and Service Tax
  10. GPS – Global Positioning System
  11. GAIL – Gas Authority of India Limited
  12. GMT – Greenwich Mean Time
  13. GNLF – Gorkha National Liberation Front
  14. GPF – General Provident Fund
  15. GPO – General Post Office

H

  1. HUDCO – Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
  2. HRIDAY – Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana
  3. HNI – High Net worth Individual
  4. HUF – Hindu Undivided Family
  5. HDFC – Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
  6. HDI – Human Development Index
  7. HSBC – Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  8. HTTPS – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
  9. HAC – Hindustan Aluminium Corporation
  10. HAL – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  11. HIV – Human-Immune-deficiency Virus
  12. HMT – Hindustan Machine Tools
  13. HYVS – High Yield Variety Seeds

I

  1. IDBI – Industrial Development Bank of India
  2. IRBI – Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India
  3. IREDA – Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd.
  4. Ind AS – Indian Accounting Standards
  5. IRNSS – Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System
  6. IMPS – Immediate Payment Service
  7. IDRBT – Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology
  8. IDR – Indian Depository Receipts
  9. IMF – International Monetary Fund
  10. IBRD – International Bank For Reconstruction And Development(World Bank)
  11. ICICI – Industrial Credit Investment Corporation Of India
  12. IDBI – Industrial Development Bank Of India
  13. IIP – Index Of Industrial Production
  14. IRR – Internal Rate Of Return
  15. IAAI – International Airport Authority Of India
  16. IAAS – Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  17. IADF – International Agricultural Development Fund
  18. IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency
  19. IASB – The International Accounting Standards Board
  20. ICAI – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  21. ICAR – Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  22. ICCW -Indian Council for Child Welfare
  23. ICDS – Integrated Child Development Service
  24. ICMR – Indian Council of Medical Research
  25. ICOR – Incremental capital output ratio
  26. ICRA – Investment information and Credit Rating Agency
  27. ICRC – International Committee of Red Cross
  28. IDA – International Development Association
  29. IES – Indian Economic Service
  30. IEX – Indian Energy Exchange
  31. IFAD – International Fund for Agricultural Development
  32. IFC – International Finance Corporation
  33. IFRS – International Financial Reporting Standard
  34. IFSC – Indian Financial System Code
  35. IFTU – International Federation of Trade Unions
  36. IFWJ – Indian Federation of Working Journalists
  37. IIPA – Indian Institute of Public Administration
  38. IISS – International Institute of Strategic Studies
  39. ILO – International Labor Organization
  40. IMO – International Maritime Organization
  41. IMRB – Indian Market Research Bureau
  42. INMARSAT – International Maritime Satellite Organization
  43. INR – Indian Rupee
  44. INTERPOL – International Police Organization
  45. INTUC – Indian National Trade Union Congress
  46. IOC – International Olympic Committee
  47. IP – Interest Payment
  48. IPCC – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  49. IPEC – International Program on Elimination Of Child Labor
  50. IPO – Initial public offer
  51. IPR – Intellectual Property Right
  52. IREP – Integrated Rural Energy Planning
  53. ISO – International Standardization Organization
  54. ISS – International Space Station
  55. ITDC – Indian Tourism Development Corporation
  56. ITO – International Trade Organization; Income-Tax Officer
  57. ITU – International Tele-Communication Union
  58. IAC – Indian Airlines Corporation
  59. IARI – Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  60. ICBM – Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
  61. ICC – International Cricket Council
  62. ICFTU – International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  63. ICJ – International Court of Justice
  64. ICSI – Indian Company Secretaries Institute
  65. IDO – International Defence Organization
  66. IDPL – Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited
  67. IFCI – Industrial Finance Corporation of India
  68. IFFI – International Film Festival of India
  69. IFFCO – Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative
  70. IISCO – Indian Iron and Steel Company
  71. ILO – International Labour Organization
  72. INGCA – Indira Gandhi Gallery for Culture and Art
  73.  INS – Indian Naval Ship
  74. INSAT – Indian National Satellite
  75. INTELSAT – International Telecommunication Satellite
  76. IPC – Indian Penal Code
  77. IPKF – Indian Peace Keeping Force
  78. IRBM – Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile
  79. IRDA – Insurance Regulatory Development Authority
  80. IRDP – Integrated Rural Development Program
  81. ISB – Indian Standard Bureau
  82. ISP – Internet Services Provider
  83. ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization
  84. IST – Indian Standard Time
  85. ITBP – Indo-Tibet Border Police
  86. ITPO – Indian Trade Promotion Organization
  87. IUCN – International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource
  88. ITUC – Indian Trade Union Congress
  89. IFTTT – If This Then That

J

  1. JAM – Jan Dhan, Aadhar and Mobile
  2. JNNURM – Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

K

  1. KYC – Know Your Customer
  2. KPO – Knowledge Process Outsourcing
  3. KVIC – Khadi & Village Industries Corporation

L

  1. LIC – Life Insurance Corporation of India
  2. LAF – Liquid Adjustment Facility
  3. LLP – Limited Liability Partnership
  4. LIBOR – London Inter-Bank Offered Rate
  5. LFAR – Long Form Audit Report
  6. LTCM – Long Term Capital Management
  7. LASER – Light Amplification By Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  8. LSD – Lysergic acid diethylamide
  9. LIDAR – Light Detection and Ranging

M

  1. MRT – Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy
  2. MHFA – Mission Housing for All Urban
  3. MII – Make in India
  4. MUDRA – Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency
  5. MICR – Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  6. MMID – Mobile Money Identifier
  7. MSF – Marginal Standard Facility
  8. MMMF – Money Market Mutual Funds
  9. MSS – Market Stabilization Scheme
  10. MRGF – Mortgage Risk Guarantee Fund
  11. M & A – Merger & Acquisition
  12. MA – Moving Average
  13. MAIT – Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology
  14. MAT – Minimum Alternative Tax
  15. MCA – Ministry of Company Affairs
  16. MCAP – Market capitalization / Mid cap
  17. MDG – Millennium development goals
  18. MEP – Minimum Export Price
  19. MFA – Multi-Fiber Agreement
  20. MFI – Microfinance institution
  21. MFIN – Microfinance institution network
  22. MFN – Most Favored Nation
  23. MGNREGA – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
  24. MIBOR Mumbai Interbank Offered Rate
  25. MIN Mutual fund Identification Number
  26. MIS Marketing Intelligence System
  27. MNC Multi-National Corporation
  28. MRP – Maximum Retail Price
  29. MRTPC – Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
  30. MRTS – Mass Rapid Transit System
  31. MSME – Micro Small and Medium Enterprises
  32. MSP – Minimum support price
  33. MT – Mail Transfer
  34. MTO – Multilateral Trade Organization
  35. MASER – Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  36. MBT – Main Battle Tank
  37. MISA – Maintenance of Internal Security Act
  38. MLA – Member of Legislative Assembly
  39. MLC – Member of Legislative Council
  40. MRCP – Member of Royal College of Physicians
  41. MRCS – Member of Royal College of Surgeons
  42. MRTPC – Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
  43. MODVAT – Modified Value Added Tax

N

  1. NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  2. NHB – National Housing Bank
  3. NITI – National Institution for Transforming India
  4. NSM – National Supercomputing Mission
  5. NMET – National Mineral Exploration Trust
  6. NERPAP – National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Program
  7. NMCG – National Mission for Clean Ganga
  8. NECS – National Electronic Clearing Service
  9. NEFT – National Electronic Funds Transfer
  10. NPCI – National Payments Corporation of India
  11. NFS – National Financial Switch
  12. NFC – Non-Banking Finance Companies
  13. NDTL – Net Demand Time Liabilities
  14. NPA – Non-Performing Asset
  15. NDMA – National Disaster Management Authority
  16. NAEP – National Adult Education Program
  17. NAFED – National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd
  18. NAFTA – North America Free Trade Agreement
  19. NAM – Non-Aligned Movement
  20. NAMA – Non-Agriculture Market Access
  21. NASDAQ – National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
  22. NASSCOM – National Association of Software and Services Companies
  23. NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  24. NAV – Net Asset Value
  25. NBFC – Non-Banking Finance Companies
  26. NCAER – National Council Of Applied Economic Research
  27. NCERT – National Council Of Education Research And Training
  28. NCPCR – National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
  29.  NDC – National Development Council
  30. NEGP – National E-Governance Plan
  31. NEP – National Education Policy
  32. NFO – New Fund Offers
  33. NGO – Non-Governmental Organization
  34. NHAI – National Highways Authority of India
  35.  NHDP – National Highways Development Project
  36. NHRC – National Human Rights Commission
  37. NIC – National Industrial Classification
  38. NIC – National Informatics Centre
  39. NIFT – National Institute of Fashion Technology
  40. NIO – National Institute of Oceanography
  41. NLMA – National Literacy Mission Authority
  42. NMDC – National Mineral Development Corporation
  43. NNP – Net National Production
  44. NOHFC – Non-Operative Financial Holding Company
  45. NPR – National Population Register
  46. NRI – Non-Resident Indian
  47. NSC – National Statistical Commission
  48. NSDL – National Securities Depository Limited
  49. NSE – National Stock Exchange
  50. NSSO – National Sample Survey Organization
  51. NTPC – National Thermal Power Corporation
  52. NACO National AIDS Control Organisation
  53. NAPP Narora Atomic Power Plant
  54. NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA)
  55. NCW National Commission for Women
  56. NCCR National Council for Civil Right
  57. NDDB National Dairy Development Board
  58. NDF National Defence Fund.
  59. NEERI National Environment Engineering Research Institute
  60. NEFA North-East Frontier Agency
  61. NEPA National Environment Protection Authority
  62. NFDC National Film Development Corporation
  63. NFL National Fertilizer Limited
  64. NICO New Information and Communication Order
  65. NIDC National Industrial Development Corporation
  66. NIMHANS National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences
  67. NITIE National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering
  68. NMDS National Missile Defence System (US)
  69. NMEP National Malaria Eradication Program
  70. NPC National Productivity Council
  71. NPP National Population Policy
  72. NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  73. NRDC National Research and Development Corporation
  74. NREP National Rural Employment Program
  75. NTC National Textile Corporation

O

  1. OTC – Over the Counter
  2. OECD – Organization For Economic Cooperation And Development
  3. OFCD – Optionally Fully Convertible Debenture
  4. OMO – Open Market Operation
  5. OPEC – Organization For Petroleum Exporting Countries
  6. OD – Over Draft
  7. ODA – Official Development Assistance
  8. OGL – Open General License
  9. OIC – Organization of Islamic Countries
  10. OIL – Oil India Limited
  11. OLTAS – Online Tax Accounting System
  12. OMCS – Oil Marketing Companies
  13. ONGC – Oil And Natural Gas Commission
  14. OSCE – Organization For Security And Cooperation In Europe

P

  1. PFC – Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
  2. PRAGATI – Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation
  3. PahaL – Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh
  4. PSF – Price Stabilization Fund
  5. POTUS – President of the United States
  6. PMKSY – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
  7. PMSBY – Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
  8. PMJJBY – Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
  9. PMGKY – Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
  10. PMFBY – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
  11. PMUY – Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana
  12. POS – Point of Sale
  13. PIN – Personal Identification Number
  14. PSLC – Priority Sector Lending Certificates
  15. PSA – Priority Sector Advances
  16. PLR – Prime Lending Rate
  17. PPP – Purchasing Power Parity
  18. PPP – Public Private Partnership
  19. PAC – Public Accounts Committee
  20. PACS – Primary Agriculture Credit Societies
  21. PAN – Permanent Account Number (Of Income-Tax)
  22. PATA – Pacific-Asia Travel Association
  23. PCI – Per capita income
  24. PD – Primary Deficit
  25. PDO – Public Debt Office
  26. PDS – Public Distribution System
  27. PIL – Public Interest Litigation
  28. PIO – Persons Of Indian Origin
  29. PN – Participatory Note
  30. PNB – Punjab National Bank
  31. PO – Principal Office
  32. POP – Point Of Purchase
  33. PPF – Public Provident Fund
  34. PSE – Public Sector Enterprises
  35. PTA – Preferential Trade Area
  36. PURA – Providing urban amenities in rural areas
  37. PSLV – Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
  38. PVSM – ParamVishishtSeva Medal
  39. PWD – Public Work’s Department
  40. PWG – People’s War Group

Q

  1. QIB – Qualified Institutional Buyers
  2. QIP – Qualified Institutional Placement
  3. QR – Quantitative Restriction
  4. QR Code – Quick Response Code
  5. QED – Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Which was to be proved)
  6. QEF – Quod Erat Faciendum (Which was to be done)
  7. QEI – Quod EratInveniendum (Which was to be found)
  8. QMG – Quarter Master General

R

  1. RCTC – Risk Capital and Technology Finance Corporation
  2. RTGS – Real Time Gross Settlement
  3. RBI – Reserve Bank Of India
  4. RDBMS Relational Database Management System
  5. RE – Revenue Expenditure
  6.  REC – Rural Electrification Corporation
  7. RIDF – Rural infrastructure development fund
  8. RR – Revenue Receipts
  9. RRB – Regional Rural Bank
  10. RRPI – Rural Retail Price Index
  11. RSETI – Rural Self Employment Training Institute
  12. RADAR – Radio Angle Direction and Range
  13. RAW – Research and Analysis Wing
  14. RCC – Reinforced Cement Concrete
  15. RDX – Research Developed Explosive
  16. RLEGP – Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Program
  17. RNA – Ribonucleic Acid
  18. RPM – Revolutions Per Minute
  19. RTO – Regional Transport Officer
  20. RGESS – Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

S

  1. STCI – Securities Trading Corporation of India Ltd.
  2. SIDBI  – Small Industries Development Bank of India
  3. SCICI – Shipping Credit and Investment Company of India Ltd.
  4. SIMo – Skill India Mission Operation
  5. SHC – Soil Health Card Scheme
  6. SBM – Swachh Bharat Mission
  7. SCM – Smart Cities Mission
  8. SPMRM – Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission
  9. SAARC – South Asian Association Regional Cooperation
  10. SLR – Statutory Liquidity Ratio
  11. STRIPS – Separate Trading Registered Interest And Principal Securities
  12. SEPA – Single Euro Payment Area
  13. SEBI – Security Exchange Board Of India
  14. SCC – Selective Credit Control
  15. SME Small Micro Enterprises
  16. SEZ – Special Economic Zones
  17. SIP – Systematic Investment Plan
  18. SPNS – Shared Payment Network System
  19. SWOT – Strength Weakness Opportunities Threats
  20. SWIFT – Society For World Wide Inter Bank Financial Telecommunication
  21. SDR – Special Drawing Rights
  22. SAFTA – South Asian Free Trade Area
  23. SAIL – Steel Authority of India Limited
  24. SAM – Social Accounting Matrix
  25. SAPTA – SAARC Preferential Trading Agreement
  26. SARFAESI ACT – The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002
  27.  SCO – Shanghai Cooperation Organization
  28. SCOPE – Standing Conference On Public Enterprises
  29. SDF – Shipping Declaration Form
  30. SEWA – Self-employed woman’s association
  31. SFC – State Financial Corporation
  32. SGL – Subsidiary General Ledger
  33. SSI – Small-Scale Industries
  34. STDR – Special Term Deposit Receipt
  35. STT – Securities Transaction Tax
  36. SAC – Space Application Centre
  37. SAI – Sports Authority of India
  38. SARS – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  39. SCI – Shipping Corporation of India
  40. SITA – Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act
  41. SLV – Satellite Launch Vehicle
  42. SPCA – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  43. SPICMC – Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical music and culture
  44. STARS – Satellite Tracking and Ranging Station
  45. STPI – Software Technology Parks of India
  46. SWAPO – South West African People’s Organization282 SAC Space Application Centre
  47. STAR Scheme – Standard Training Assessment and Reward Scheme

T

  1. TDICI – Technology Development and Information Company of India Ltd.
  2. TFCI – Tourism Finance Corporation of India Ltd.
  3. TLCs – Tech Learning Centres
  4. TC – Temporary Change
  5. TDS – Tax Deduction at Source
  6. TIFR – Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research
  7. TIN – Tax Information Network
  8. TINXSYS – Tax Information Exchange System
  9. TISCO – Tata Iron and Steel Company
  10. TPDS – Targeted Public Distribution System
  11. TRAI – Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India
  12. TRIMS – Trade Related Investment Measures
  13. TRIPS – Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights
  14. TRYSEM – Training Of Rural Youth For Self Employment
  15. TT – Telegraphic Transfer
  16. TELEX – Teleprinter Exchange
  17. TNT – Tri-nitro-toluene
  18. TTFI – Table Tennis Federation of India
  19. TWA – Trans World Airlines (USA)

U

  1. UTI – Unit Trust of India
  2. UPI – Unified Payment Interface
  3. ULIP – Unit Linked Insurance Plan
  4. USP – Unique Selling Proposition
  5. URI – Uniform Resource Identifier
  6. URL – Uniform Resource Locator
  7. UIDAI – Unique Identification Authority of India
  8. UCO – United Commercial Bank
  9. UN – United Nations
  10. UNCTAD – United Nations Conference On Trade And Development
  11. UNDP – United Nations Development Program
  12. UNEF – United Nations Emergency Force
  13. UNEP – United Nations Environment Program
  14. UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organization
  15. UNFCCC – United nation framework convention on climate change
  16. UNFPO – United Nations Fund For Population Activities
  17. UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees
  18. UNHRC – United Nations Human Rights Commission
  19. UNICEF – United Nations International Children’s (Emergency) Fund
  20. UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  21. UNRRA – United Nations Relief And Rehabilitation Administration
  22. USD – US Dollars
  23. USE – United Stock Exchange
  24. UHT – Ultra High Temperature
  25. UNASUR – Union of South American Nations
  26. UNFPA – United Nations for Population Activities
  27. UNHCR – United Nations High Commission for Refugees
  28. UNI – United News of India
  29. UPS – Uninterrupted Power Supply

V

  1. VAT – Value-Added Tax
  2. VC – Venture Capital
  3. VDIS – Voluntary Disclosure Of Income Scheme
  4. VRS – Voluntary Retirement Scheme

W

  1. WPI – Wholesale Price Index
  2. WWW – World Wide Web
  3. WEF – World Economic Forum
  4. WFP – World Food Program
  5. WHO – World Health Organization
  6.  WMO World Meteorological Organization
  7. WWF World Wild Life Fund
  8. WTO World Trade Organization
  9. WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization
  10. WLL – Wireless in Local Loop

Y

  1. YMCA – Young Men’s Christians Association
  2. YWCA – Young Women’s Christians Association

Z

  1. ZBB – Zero Based Budgeting
  2. ZSI – Zoological Survey of India

 


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