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Although we hear these abbreviations every day many of them are still unknown to us. Below you would find a comprehensive and extensive full forms list in various sectors like names of technologies, company names, slangs while chatting, and many more. These terms are derived from educational, IT, technology, organizational, science, computer, general, and other categories. So, we are presenting you general full forms list that you must know and practice well to ensure success. Let’s continue with our list of general full forms for your acknowledgment.

Acronym Full Form
ACP

Assistant Commissioner of Police

AD

Anno Domini

APJ Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

ASAP

As Soon As Possible

B2C

Business To Consumer

BHIM

Bharat Interface for Money

CAA

Citizenship (Amendment) Act

CBI

Central bureau of Investigation & Central Bank of India

CC

Carbon Copy

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CID

Criminal Investigation Department

CNG

Compressed Natural Gas

COD

Cash On Delivery

COVID-19

COrona VIrus Disease 2019

CRPF

Central Reserve Police Force

CTC

Cost To Company

CV

Curriculum Vitae

CVV

Card Verification Value

DLF

Delhi Land and Finance

DMRC

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

DOB

Date of Birth

DSP

Deputy Superintendent of Police

EMI

Equated Monthly Installment

EOD

End of the Day

EPFO

Employee Provident Fund Organization

EVM

Electronic Voting Machine

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FIFA

Federation Internationale de Football Association

FIR

First Information Report

GIT

Global Information Tracker

GST

Goods and Service Tax

HR

Human Resources

HRA

House Rent Allowance

IAS

Indian Administrative Service

IPL

Indian Premier League

IPS

Indian Police Service

KYC

Know Your Customer

LIC

Life Insurance Corporation of India

LPG

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

MMS

Multimedia Messaging Service

MRP

Maximum Retail Price

NARC

National Agricultural Research Centre

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCC

National Cadet Corps

NCR

National Capital Region

NGO

Non-governmental organization

NIFTY

National Stack Exchange Fifty

NRC

National Register of Citizens

NRE

Non Resident External

NRI

Non-Resident Indian

NSS

National Service Scheme

OTP

One Time Password

PAN

Permanent Account Number

PFI

Popular Front of India

PIN

Personal Identification Number 

POLICE

Public Officer For Legal Investigations And Criminal Emergencies

PVR

Priya Village Roadshow

PWD

Public Works Department

R & D

Research and Development

RAW

Research and Analysis Wing

RIP

Rest In Peace

RTO

Regional Transport Office , Road Transport Office

SAARC

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

SDM

Sub Divisional Magistrate

SENSEX

Stock Exchange Sensitive Index

SMS

Short Message Service

TDS

Tax Deducted at Source

TIN

Taxpayer Identification Number

TRP

Television Rating Point

UGC

University Grants Commission

UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India

VAT

Value Added Tax

VIP

Very Important Person

WHO

World Health Organization

Technology Full Forms

Technology contains several acronyms that are essential to know if you belong to a technology background. There is no harm in knowing them if you didn’t belong to a tech background. Knowledge is always good. In this section, you will find the list of full forms that are related to technology.

Acronym Full Form
3D

Three Dimensional

ALGOL

Algorithmic Language

AMR

Adaptive Multi-Rate Codec

BYOD

Bring Your Device

CAB

Citizenship Amendment Bill

CAD

Computer-Aided Design

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television

CDR

Call Detail Record

CG

Computer Graphics

COBOL

Common Business Oriented Language

CPU

Central Processing Unit

DSLR

Digital single-lens reflex

EDP

Electronic Data Processing

ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning

FAX

Facsimile

FM

Frequency Modulation

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSM

Global System for Mobile communication

HDMI

High Definition Multimedia Interface

IMEI

International Mobile Equipment Identity

INTERNET

Interconnected Network

IT

Information Technology

KBPS

Kilobits per second

PCO

Public Call Office

PDF

Portable Document Format

SAP

Systems Applications and Products

SEO

Search Engine Optimization

UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply

USB

Universal Serial Bus

USSD

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

VLC

VideoLAN Client

Brands Full Forms

You must have heard about HCL, Apple, and such other brands. But have you ever wondered what do these top brands stand for? Here we have listed some of the full forms of the biggest brand that you never encountered.

Acronym Full Form
ABC

American Broadcasting Company

ABP

Ananda Bazaar Patrika News

ABVP

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad

ADOBE

Another Disc Obliterated By Elements

ALI

Acer Labs, Incorporated

APPLE

Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment

AT & T

American Telephone and Telegraph Company

BMW

Bavarian Motor Works

BPL

Below Poverty Line

BSNL

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd

COREL

Cowpland Research Laboratory

DELL Michael DELL
ESPN

Entertainment and Sports Programming Network

FIAT

Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino

GOOGLE

Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth

HCL

Hindustan Computers Limited

HMS

Huawei Mobile Services

HP

Hewlett Packard

HTC

High Tech Computer

IBM

International Business Machines

IDBI

Industrial Development Bank of India

ITC

Indian Tobacco Company

JCB

Joseph Cyril Bamford

JIO

 Joint Implementation Opportunities

JNU

Jawaharlal Nehru University

KFC

Kentucky Fried Chicken

KGF

Kolar Gold Fields

L&T

Larsen and Toubro

LG

Lieutenant Governor

MRF

Madras Rubber Factory

MTNL

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited

MTS

Microsoft Transaction Server

NDTV

New Delhi Television

NIKE

National Indian Knitting Enterprise

SONY

Sound Of New York

TCS

Tata Consultancy Services

TVS

Thirukkurungudi Vengaram Sundram

VOLTE

Voice Over Long Term Evolution

WIPRO

Western India Product Limited

YAHOO

Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle / Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle

Educational Full Forms

This section contains a list of multiple terms or words that are used in the field of education. There will be many you were aware of but we are sure you will learn something new from this list.

Acronym Full Form
AICTE

All India Council for Technical Education

AMIE

Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers

B.Com

Bachelor of Commerce

B.Ed

Bachelor of Education

B.Sc

Bachelor of Science

B.Tech Bachelor of Technology
BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBM

Bachelor of Business Management

BCA

Bachelor of Computer Applications

BDS

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BE

Bachelor of Engineering

BHM

Bachelor of Hotel Management

BHMS

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

BITS

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

BMS Business Management System
CABE

Central Advisory Board of Education

CAT

Common Admission Test

CBSE

Central Board of Secondary Education

DCA

Diploma in Computer Application

ECE

Electronics and Communications Engineering

EEE

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

EVS

Environmental Studies

FYI

For Your Information

GATE

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

GPA

Grade Point Average

HSC

Higher Secondary Certificate

IAF Indian Air Force
ICSE

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IES

Indian Engineering Services

IGNOU

Indira Gandhi National Open University

IIM

Indian Institutes of Management

IIT

Indian Institutes of Technology

IMA

Indian Military Academy

ISC

Indian School Certificate

ITBP Indo-Tibetan Border Police
ITI

Industrial Training Institute

LKG

Lower Kindergarten

LLB

Legum Baccalaureus in Latin, Bachelor of Laws

M.E Master of Engineering
M.ED

Master of Education

MBA

Master of Business Administration

MBBS

Bachelor of Medicine

MCA

Master of Computer Application

MDU

Maharshi Dayanand University

MIS

Management Information System

MSC

Master of Science

NCLT

National Company Law Tribunal

NIIT

National Institute of Information Technology

NIT

National Institute of Technology

PET Physical Endurance Test
PGDCA

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application

PGDM

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

PGT Post Graduate Teacher
PHD

Doctor of Philosophy

PPTI Physical Training Instructor
PST Physical Standard Test
RAF Rapid Action Force
SSB

Service Selection Board

SSC

Secondary School Certificate, Staff Selection Commission

TGT

Trained Graduate Teacher

UKG

Upper Kindergarten

UPSC

Union Public Service Commission

YMCA

Young Men’s Christian Association

General Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
ADR

American Depositary Receipt

AEO

American Eagle Outfitters

APC

American Power Conversion

APL

Above Poverty Line

ATS

Anti-Terrorism Squad

BIA

Board of Immigration Appeals

BOLT

BSE On-Line Trading (System)

BOSS

Bharat Operating System Solutions

BPO

Business Process Outsourcing

BSF

Border Security Force

CA

Chartered Accountant

CDP

Customer Data Platform

CFL

Compact fluorescent lamp

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CGL

Combined Graduate Level

CIF

Customer Information File

CMO

Chief Medical Officer

CST

Central Sales Tax

DHL

Dalsey Hillblom Lynn

DIY

Do it Yourself

DJ

Disc Jockey

DOJ

Department of Justice

ED

Enforcement Directorate

ESA

European Space Agency

EWS

Economically Weaker Sections

FSSAI

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

GAIL

Gas Authority Of India Ltd

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GMT

Greenwich Mean Time

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

IB

Intelligence Bureau

ID

Identity Document

IG

Inspector-General of Police

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IPCC

Integrated Professional Competence Course

IPO

Initial Public Offering

KRA

Key Result Area

LCD

Liquid Cristal Display

LED

Light Emitting Diode

LLP

Limited Liability Partnership

LOC

Line of Control

LTE

Long-Term Evolution

NAAC

National Assessment and Accreditation Council

NAC

National Advisory Committee

NDRA

National Defense and Research Agency

NPA

Non Performing Assets

OBC

Other Backward Class

OMR

Optical Mark Recognition

PO

Probationary Officer

PUBG

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds

RTI

Right To Information

SARS

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SATA

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

SC

Scheduled Castes

SCADA

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SDM

Sub Divisional Magistrate

SIM

Subscriber Identity Module

SKU

Stock Keeping Unit

SME

Small and Medium Enterprises

SOS

Save Our Souls

ST

Scheduled Tribes

STD

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

UNO

United Nations Organization

VISA

charta visa, lit in Latin

Science Full Forms

There are hundreds of words used in the short form out there and no one can know or learn what does that short-form means. But nowadays it is very important to know the full forms of all the common words for which people are using their short forms.

Acronym Full Form
AC

Alternating Current

BRI

Basic Rate Interface

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

DC

Direct Current

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

HVAC

Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

ISRO

Indian Space Research Organization

LAB

Lactic Acid Bacteria

RADAR

Radio Detection And Ranging

RNA

Ribonucleic Acid

SOC

System On a Chip

SONAR

Sound Navigation And Ranging

A computer has become a part of our daily lives and everyone out there is using it for their purposes. If you are using it for a long time, you need to know the full forms of some common words. Let’s take a look at this section.

Acronym Full Form
3G

3Rd Generation

3GP

3Rd Generation Project

AGP

Accelerated Graphics Port

ALT

Alternate

APIPA

Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing

ARPANET

Advanced Research Project Agency Network

ASR

Automated System Recovery

CAM

Computer Aided Manufacturing

CD

Compact Disk

CDMA

Code Divison Multiple Access

CISCO

Computer Information System Company

CMD

Command

COMPUTER

Common Operating Machine Purposely Used for Technological and Educational Research

CTRL

Control

DEL

Delete

DNS

Domain Name System

DOC

Document

DOS

Disk Operating System

DVD

Digital Video Disc / Digital Versatile Disc

E-MAIL

Electronic Mail

ROM

Read Only Memory

WIFI

Wireless Fidelity

Banking Full Forms

Banking is an industry that is responsible for managing financial activities like transactions, cash or credits, and much more. Here we have listed down some most commonly used acronyms in the banking sector.

Acronym Full Form
ATM

Automated Teller Machine

BIFR

Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

BOA

Bank of America Corporation

CFA

Chartered Financial Analyst

CIBIL

Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd

DB

Deutsche Bank / DataBase

DBS

Development Bank of Singapore

FCNR

Foreign Currency Non Resident

HDFC

Housing Development Finance Corporation

ICICI

Credit and Investment Corporation of India

IFSC

Indian Financial System Code

IGST

Integrated Goods and Services Tax

INR

Indian Rupee

NEFT

National Electronic Funds Transfer

NOC

No Objection Certificate

PF

Provident Fund

PIL

Public Interest Litigation

PNB

Punjab National Bank

RBL

Ratnakar Bank Limited

RBS

Royal Bank of Scotland

RTGC

Real-Time Gross Settlement

SBI

State Bank of India

SCB

Standard Chartered Bank

SIP

Systematic Investment Plan

TAN

Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number

UPI

Unified Payment Interface

IT Full Forms

Here is the list of commonly used short forms in the information technology sector with their exact full forms. We are sure that you must be wondered after knowing them, so let’s have the quick look at them.

Acronym Full Form
ACPI

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

ADT

Abstract Data Type

AI

Air India

AJAX

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

API

Application Programming Interface

APK

Android Application Package

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information

ASP

Active Server Pages

BIOS

Basic Input Output System

CPC

Cost Per Click

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

CSS

Cascading Style Sheet

DP

Display Picture / Data Processing

GIF

Graphics Interchange Format

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

HTTPS

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure

JAVA

Just Another Virtual Accelerator

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

JPG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation

LAN

Local Area Network

NAS

Network Attached Storage

PHP

Hypertext PreProcessor

PNG

Portable Network Graphics

PPT

Power Point Presentations

RDBMS

Relational Data Base Management System

SDK

Software Development Kit

SMO

Social Media Optimization

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSIS

SQL Server Integration Services

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

WWW

World Wide Web

XML

Extensible Markup Language

XMPP

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol

Medical Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIIMS

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

BCG

Bacillus Calmette Guerin (Anti TB Vaccine)

CBC

Complete Blood Count

CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant

DEA

Drug Enforcement Administration

EBRT

External Beam Radiation Therapy

EBV

Epstein - Barr virus

ECG

Electrocardiogram

ESI

Employees State Insurance

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency viruses

ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research

ICU

Intensive Care Unit

MD

Doctor of Medicine

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Image

NDA

National Democratic Alliance

OPD

Outpatient Department

TPA

Third Party Administrator

VIRUS

Vital Information Resources Under Seize

Political Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
AAP

Aam Aadmi Party

ABHM

Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha

AICPI

All India Consumer Price Index

AVM

Additional Volatility Margin

BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party

CM

Center Of Mass

INC

Indian National Congress

KPCC

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee

MLA

Member of Legislative Assembly

MLC

Member of Legislative Council

MP

Member of Parliament

NDF

National Doctoral Fellowship

NPP

National Peoples Party

PDA

Peoples Democratic Alliance

PM

Prime Minister

POK

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

RSS

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

SP

Samajwadi Party

TMC

Trinamool Congress

UNESCO

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

UPA

United Progressive Alliance

Railway Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
ASM

Assistant Station Master

CAO

Chief Administrative Officer

CNF

Confirmed

CRIS

Centre For Railway Information Systems

CRS

Commission of Railway Safety

ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

FSS

First Stop Signal

GNWL

General Waiting List

IRCTC

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation

IRFC

Indian Railway Finance Corporation

PNR

Passenger Name Reference

RAC

Reservation Against Cancellation

RLWL

Remote Location Waiting List

RPF

Railway Protection Force

RPSF

Railway Protection Special Force

RRB

Railway Recruitment Board

RRC

Railway Recruitment Cells

TC

Ticket Collector

TDR

Ticket Deposit Receipt

TTE

Travelling Ticket Examiner

UTS

Unreserved Train Tickets

UTV

Utility Track Vehicle

Sports Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
AGF

Asian Games Federation

BCCI

Board of Control of Cricket in India

BWF

Badminton World Federation

CCI

Cricket Club of India

DRS

Decision Review System

IABF

Indian Amateur Boxing Federation

ICC

International Cricket Council

ICL

Indian Cricket League

IOC

International Olympic Committee

LBW

Leg Before Wicket

NASCAR

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing

NSF

National Sports Federation

NSO

National Sports Organization

ODI

One Day International

PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board

PTI

Physical training instructor

RSPB

Railways Sports Promotion Board

SAI

Sports Authority of India

SSCB

Services Sports Control Board

UWW

United World Wrestling

WBA

World Boxing Association

WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment

Organizational Full Forms

Acronym Full Form
AAI

Airport Authority of India

ACC

Associated Cement Companies

ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

ATA

Air Time Authority

ATCI

Air Time Committee of India

BARC

Bhaba Atomic Research Center

BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation

BRO

Border Road Organisation

BSO

Border Services Officer

CDS

Combined Defence Services

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

CISF

Central Industrial Security Force

COI

Certificate of Insurance

COO

Chief Operating Officer

CPO

Central Police Organization

DCEU

DC Extended Universe

DGP

Director General of Police

DRDO

Defence Research and Development Organisation

ESIC

Employees State Insurance Corporation

FATCA

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

FOREX

Foreign Exchange

HSBC

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IFFCO

Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited

ISI

Indian Standards Institute

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

KNBS

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

NACO

National Aids Control Organization

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NCB

Narcotics Control Bureau

NCERT

National Council of Educational Research and Training

NDRF

National Disaster Response Force

NSG

National Security Guard

NTPC

National Thermal Power Corporation

PCI

Pharmacy Council of India

PCS

Public Communications Services

SEWA

Self Employed Women's Association

SHO

Station House Officer

SPG

Special Protection Guard

SWAT

Special Weapons and Tactics

UC

University of California

UN

United Nations

US

United States

USA

United States of America

USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

CONCLUSION:

We have covered multiple sectors and made the list very versatile. All full forms are popular and widely used by people, companies, social media. Remember these popular full forms, stay updated, and use them among your friends to build your reputation. We use most of them in daily life without even knowing. Now, you know all of them. Stay tuned for more such full forms list and interesting knowledge at our platform. Keep learning.