Expansion of most important Abbreviations

Abbreviation is a short form of a word or phase, made by leaving out some of the letters or by using only the first letter of each word. The abbreviations save time, space and energy. In modern times these abbreviations are widely used to indicate organisations, process, projects and all sort of things.

List of Most Important Abbreviations and Expansion.

Abbreviation Expansion
AITUC All India Trade union Congress
AIIMS All India Institute of Medical Sciences
ASAP As Soon as possible
AICC All India Congress Committee
AAFI The Amateur Athletics Federation of India
ABVP Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad
ADB Asian Development Bank
AIFF All India Fottball Federation
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASEAN Association of South East Asian Nations
ATM Automatic Teller Machine
BARC Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
B2C Business to Customer
B2B Business to Business
BBC British Brodcasting Corporation
BC Before Christ
BP Blood Pressure
BPO Business Process Outsourcing
BCCI Board of Control for Cricket in India
BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
BEL Bharat Electronics Limited
BHEL Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
BIT Binary Digit
BPL Below Poverty Line
BSE Bombay Stock Exchange
BSNL Bharat Sanchar Nigan Ltd
C2C Consumer to Consumer
CAD Command Area Development
CBI Central Bureau of Investigation
CD Compact Disk
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CDAC Centre for the Development of Advanced Computing
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CID Criminal Investigation Department
CITU Centre of Indian Trade Unions
CNN Cable News Network
COD Cash on Delivery
CPI Communist Party of India
D. Litt Doctor of Literature
DIG Deputy Inspector General
DMK Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
DNA Deoxyribo-nucleic Acid
DTP Desktop Publishing
DTS Digital Theatre System
E-Mail Electronic Mailing
ECG Electro-Cardiogram
ECA Essential Commodities Act
ESMA Essential Services Maintenance Act
FOA Food and Agriculture Organisation
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCI Food Corporation of India
FLAG Fiber Optic Link Around the Globe
FIFA International Football federation
FIR First Information Report
GAIL Gas Authority of India Ltd.
GATE Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GNP Gross National Product
GPO General Post Office
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HMV Heavy Motor Vehicle
HPCL Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
IAS Indian Administrative Service
IATA International Air Transport Association
ICC International Cricket Council
ICICI Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
ICJ International Court of Justice
ICW International and Council of Womaen
ICWA Indian Council of World Affiars
ICWAI Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India
IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India
IFFI International Film Festival of India
IFS Indian Forest Service
IGNOU Indira Gandhi National Open University
IIT Indian Institute of Technology
INA Indian National Army
IP Internet Protocol
IPC Indian Penal Code
IPS Indian Police Service
IR Infra Red
ISO International Standards Organisation
ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation
ITI Industrail Training Institute
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LIC Life Insurance Corporation
M One Thousand in Roman Numerals
M.A Master of Arts
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MLA Member of Legislative Assembly
MMS Multimedia Messaging Service
MNC Multi National Corporation
MP Member of Parliament
MPEG Motion Picture Experts Group
MUV Multi Utility Vehicle
MVC Maha Vir Chakra
NDC National Development Council
NDA National Defence Academy
NTPC National Thermal Power Corporation
ONGC Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
OOP Object Oriented Programme
OPEC Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
PAN Permanent Account Number
PDC Post Dated Cheque
Ph.D Doctor of Philosophy
PO Post Office
PIN Postal Index number
POTA Prevention of Terrorism Act
PPP Purchasing Power Parity
PTI Press Trust of India
PTO Please Turn Over
PVC Poly Vinyl Chloride
PWD Public Works Department
QR Quantitative Restriction
R & D Research and Development
RAM Random Access Memory
RBI Reserve Bank of India
ROM Read Only Memory
SAARC South Asian Association of Regional Corporation
SAIL Steel Authority of India
SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India
STD Subscriber Trunk Dialling
SWIFT Secure Worldwide Immediate Fund Transfer
TADA Terrorist and Disruptive Activities
TB Tuberculosis
TFT Thin-Film Transistor
TRAI Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
TTE Travelling Ticket Examiner
UGC University Grants Commission
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Org.
UNI United News of India
UPA United Progressive Alliance
VAN Virtual Area Network
VAT Value Added Tax
VC Vice Chancellor
VPP Value Payable Post
VSSC Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
WHO World Health Organisation
WTO World Trade Organisation
WWW World Wide Web
XML Extensible Mark-up Language
YMCA Young Men’s Christian Association
ZIP Zoological Plan
ZBB Zero-Based Budgeting
ZPG Zero Population Growth

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