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Acronyms List for Entrance and Recruitment Exams J to Z

acronyms for entrance and recruitment exams

Common Abbreviation and Acronyms of various Indian and International organizations, political parties, Technical terms, courses, Country names, Railway terms, Banking acronyms, Government Departments, Organizations, Universities, Companies, Brands and Educational institutions full name that are useful for various Government and Entrance Exams.

J

  1. JTTF: Joint Terrorism Task Force
  2. JP: Japan
  3. JK: Jammu & Kashmir
  4. J&J: Johnson & Johnson
  5. JMM: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
  6. JCO: Junior Commissioned Officer
  7. JEE: Joint Entrance Examination
  8. JPEG: Joint Photographic Expert Group
  9. JD(U): Janata Dal (United)
  10. JVP: Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna
  11. JRI: Junction Route Indicator
  12. JMM: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
  13. JLG: Joint Liability Group
  14. JNNURM: Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
  15. Jn.: Junction

K

  1. KCC: Kisan Credit Cards
  2. KRCL: Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd.
  3. KVR: Kangra Valley Railway
  4. KW: Kuwait
  5. KG: Kinder Garten
  6. Kg.: Kilogram
  7. Kw.: Kilowatts
  8. KMRT: Kolkata Mass Rapid Transit
  9. KRDC: Konkan Railway Development Corporation
  10. KYC: Know Your Customer
  11. KP: Korea, Dem. Peoples Rep Of (North Korea)
  12. Km.: Kilometer
  13. KMPH: Kilometre Per Hour
  14. KR: Korea, Republic Of (South Korea)
  15. KVIC: Khadi and Village Industries Commission

L

  1. LCD: Liquid Crystal Display
  2. LTTE: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
  3. Lt: Lieutenant
  4. LPA: Long Period Average
  5. LRDSS: Long Range Decision Support System
  6. LIC: Life Insurance Corporation of India
  7. LLB: Bachelor of Law
  8. LLM: Master of Law
  9. LMG: Light Machine Gum
  10. LCD: Liquid Crystal Display
  11. LLC: Limited Liability Company
  12. LSE: London Stock Exchange
  13. LK: Sri Lanka
  14. TPDS: Live Train Position Display System
  15. Ltd.: Limited
  16. LVC: Last Vehicle Check
  17. LAF: Liquidity Adjustment Facility
  18. LQ: Ladies Quota
  19. LoC: Line of Control
  20. LLB: Bachelor Of law
  21. LMP: Licentiate in the practice of Medicine
  22. LRTS: Light Rail Transit System
  23. LoC: Line of Control (Pakistan)
  24. LoAC: Line of Actual Control (China)
  25. LPG: Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  26. LSD: Lysergic acid diethylamide
  27. LI: Loco Inspector
  28. LCM: Lowest Common Multiple
  29. LDC: Lower Division Clerk
  30. LMG: Light Machine Gun
  31. LPG: Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  32. Lt.Gov.: Lieutenant Governor
  33. L/L: Local Line
  34. LIBOR: London Inter-Bank Offer Rate
  35. LB: Lowest daily outstanding Balance
  36. LOI: Letter of Intent
  37. LIC: Life Insurance Corporation
  38. LBW: Leg Before Wicket Ltd-Limited
  39. LS: Lok Sabha
  40. LMG: Light Machine Gun

M

  1. MSE-CDP: Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme
  2. MoU: Memorandum of Understanding
  3. MFDEF: Micro Finance Development and Equity Fund
  4. MMS: Multi Modal Settlements
  5. NAB: New Arrangement to Borrow
  6. MRSP: Model Railway Society of Pune
  7. MASER: Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  8. MBA: Master of Business Administration
  9. MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  10. MBT: Main Battle Tank
  11. MP: Madhya Pradesh
  12. MCO: Military Control Office
  13. M/E: Mail/Express
  14. MRTS: Mass Rapid Transit System
  15. MMMF: Money Market Mutual Fund
  16. MD: Managing Director
  17. MT: Movable Type
  18. MPD: Monetary Policy Department
  19. MAT: Minimum Alternate Tax
  20. M-Cap: Market Capitalisation
  21. MODEM: Modulator Demodulator
  22. MPEG: Motion Picture Experts Group
  23. MICR: Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  24. MCA: Master of Computer Application
  25. MCA: Monetary Compensatory Allowance
  26. MCC: Melbourne Cricket Club
  27. MA: Master of Arts
  28. M.Sc.: Master of Science
  29. MD: Doctor of Medicine
  30. MSOE: Minimum Standards of Operational Efficiency
  31. MMBCS: Magnetic Media Based Clearing System
  32. MRVC: Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation
  33. MTP: Metropolitan Transport Project
  34. MBS: Mortgage Backed Securities
  35. M/L: Main Line
  36. MOW: Maintenance of Way
  37. MASI: Management Audit Systems Inspection
  38. MDMA: Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency
  39. MFALA: Marginal Farmers and Agricultural Labourers Agency
  40. MFN: Most Favoured Nation
  41. MI: Military Intelligence
  42. Mr.: Mister
  43. Mrs.: Mistress
  44. MDMK: Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  45. MRT: Medical Relief Train
  46. MSL: Mean Sea Level
  47. MNC: Multinational Company
  48. MISA: Maintenance of Internal Security Act
  49. MIT: Mechachusates Institute of Technology
  50. MLA: Member of Legislative Assembly
  51. MLC: Member of Legislative Council
  52. MPI: Macro-Prudential Indicators
  53. MSP: Minimum Support Price
  54. MA: Master of Arts
  55. MNC: Multi National Corporation
  56. MNA: Major Non-NATO Alley
  57. MRTPC: Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
  58. MODVAT: Modified Value Added Tax
  59. MEMU: Main-line Electric Multiple Unit
  60. MOT: Motoring
  61. Mxd.: Mixed
  62. MP: Member of Parliament
  63. MSEs: Micro and Small Enterprises
  64. MCA: Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  65. MUTP: Mumbai Urban Transport Project
  66. MFDF: Micro Finance Development Fund
  67. MLA: Member of Legislative Assembly
  68. MPH: Mile Per Hour
  69. MF: Mutual Funds
  70. MY: Malaysia
  71. MES: Military Engineering Service
  72. MM: Myanmar
  73. MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine &Bachelor of Surgery
  74. MED: Master of Education
  75. MSS: Market Stabilisation Scheme
  76. MEA: Ministry of External Affairs
  77. MISA: Maintenance of Internal Security Act
  78. MLC: Member of Legislative
  79. MMA: Macro Management of Agriculture
  80. MODVAT: Modified Value Added Tax
  81. MTM: Mark-to-Market
  82. MTCT: Mother to Child Transmission
  83. MFI: Micro Finance Institution
  84. MP: Madhya Pradesh
  85. MPLS: Multi Protocol Label Switching
  86. MSMEs: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

N

  1. NOC: No Objection Certificate
  2. NMEP: National Malaria Eradication Programme
  3. NMITLI: New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative
  4. NOIDA: New Okhla Industrial Development Authority
  5. NPC: National Productivity Council
  6. NDS – OM: Negotiated Dealing System – Order Matching
  7. NCDRC: National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
  8. NRAA: National Rain Fed Area Authority
  9. NBFC-ND: Non-deposit taking NBFC
  10. NFIR: National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
  11. NABARD: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  12. NOF: Net Owned Funds
  13. NDDB: National Dairy Development Board
  14. NSE: National Stock Exchange
  15. NR: Not Received
  16. NTES: National Train Enquiry System
  17. NAAC: National Assessment and Accreditation Council
  18. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  19. NAV: Net Asset Value
  20. NCERT: National Council of Educational Research and Training
  21. NDS: Negotiated Dealing Systems
  22. NER: North Eastern Railway
  23. NABARD: National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development
  24. NACO: National AIDS Control Organisation
  25. NPP: National Population Policy
  26. NPT: Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  27. NRC: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  28. NREP: National Rural Employment Programme
  29. NRHM: National Rural Health Mission
  30. NRSA: National Remote Sensing Agency
  31. NSC: National Security Council
  32. NRDC: National Research and Development Corporation
  33. NADT: National Authority on Drugs and Therapeutics
  34. NAEP: National Adult Education Programme
  35. NDA: National Democratic Alliance
  36. NSM: Note Sorting Machine
  37. NGO: Non-Government Organisation
  38. NHRDF: National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation
  39. NADAP: National Anti Doping Appeal Panel
  40. NDTL: Net Demand and Time Liability
  41. NEA: National Environment Authority
  42. NEDFI: North-Eastern Development Financial Institution Ltd.
  43. NEERI: National Environment Engineering Research Institute
  44. NEFA: North-East Frontier Agency
  45. NSCN: National Social Council of Nagaland
  46. NSSO: National Sample Survey Organisation
  47. NTC: National Textile Corporation
  48. NTPC: National Thermal Power Corporation
  49. NV: Non-Vegetarian
  50. NRM: National Rail Museum
  51. NREGS: National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
  52. NASSCOM: National Association of Software and Services Companies
  53. NPCIL: Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
  54. NRMU: National Railway Mazdoor Union
  55. NPA: Non-Performing Asset
  56. NI: Non-Interlocked
  57. NTES: National Train Enquiry System
  58. NIC: National Informatics Centre
  59. NRI: Non-Resident Indian
  60. NBFC-ND-SI: Systemically Important Non-deposit taking NBFC
  61. NCPNR: National Commitee for Protection of Natural Resources
  62. NHB: National Housing Bank
  63. NSE: National Stock Exchange
  64. NUEPA: National University of Educational Planning and Administration
  65. NAFED: National Agricultural and Marketing Federation
  66. NAFTA: North American Free Trade Agreement
  67. NAPP: Narora Atomic Power Plant
  68. NCB: Narcotics Control Bureau
  69. NCW: National Commission for Women
  70. NCCR: National Council for Civil Right
  71. NIIT: National Institute of Information Technology
  72. NARI: National AIDS Research Institute
  73. NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  74. NGO: Non-government organization
  75. NSSF: National Small Saving Fund
  76. NPS: New Pension Scheme
  77. NEFR/NFR: North-East Frontier Railway
  78. NBFC-D: Deposit taking NBFC
  79. NECS: National Electronic Clearing System
  80. NR(E)RA: Non-Resident (External) Rupee Account
  81. NDA: Net Domestic Asset
  82. NMDS: National Missile Defense System
  83. NMEP: National Malaria Eradication Programme
  84. NMHC: National Material Handling Council
  85. NRAI: National Rifle Association of India
  86. NASDAQ: National Association of Security Dealer’s Active Quotation
  87. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  88. NBRA: National Biotechnology Regulatory Authority
  89. NBFC: Non-Banking Financial Companies
  90. NSC: National Savings Certificate
  91. NCCF: National Consumer Co operatives Federation
  92. NAV: Net Asset Value
  93. NSA: National Security Act
  94. NSC: National Security Council
  95. NPCI: National Payments Corporation of India
  96. NFA: Net Foreign Asset
  97. NR: Northern Railway
  98. NIBM: National Institute of Bank Management
  99. NEGP: National E-governance Plan
  100. NEPA: National Environment Protection Authority
  101. NFDC: National Film Development Corporation
  102. NAWADCO: National Waqf Development Corporation limited
  103. NCA: National Cricket Academy
  104. NCW: National Commission for Women
  105. NCCR: National Council for Civil Right
  106. NCERT: National Council of Educational Research & Training
  107. NCHRH: National Council for Human Resource in Health
  108. NCC: National Cadet Corps
  109. NDF: National Defence Fund
  110. NRI: Non-Resident Indian
  111. NDA: National Defence Academy
  112. NDDB: National Dairy Development Board
  113. NDF: National Defence Fund
  114. NDTL: Net Demand and Time Liabilities
  115. NCR: National Capital Region
  116. NCDRC: National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
  117. NFL: National Fertilizer Limited
  118. NHRC: National Human Rights Commission
  119. NICO: New Information and Communication Order
  120. NIDC: National Industrial Development Corporation
  121. NBFCs: Non-Banking Financial Companies
  122. NP: Nepal
  123. NIC: National Informatics Centre
  124. NIMSME: National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  125. NSSO: National Sample Survey Organisation
  126. NEFT: National Electronic Funds Transfer
  127. NEFA: North East Frontier Agency
  128. NSS: National Service Scheme
  129. NFSM: National Food Security Mission
  130. NRRDA: National Rural Road Development Agency
  131. NIF: National Innovative Foundation
  132. MIT: Ministry of Information Technology
  133. NEITCO: North Eastern Industrial Technical Consultants Organisation Limited
  134. NRFC: National Register of Foreign Collaborations
  135. NSTMIS: National Science and Technology Management Information System
  136. NIIT: National Institute of Information Technology
  137. NIMHANS: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences
  138. NISM: National Institute of Securities Market
  139. NYSE: New York Stock Exchange
  140. NBO: National Building Organisation
  141. NIF: National Investment Fund
  142. NFS: National Financial Switch
  143. NITIE: National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering
  144. NLLM: National Legal Literacy Mission
  145. NMCC: National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council
  146. NMDS: National Missile Defence System
  147. NIPFP: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy

O

  1. OTS: Office of Thrift Supervision
  2. OBC: Other Backward Class
  3. OBE: Off- Balance Sheet Exposures
  4. OSD: Officer on Special Duty
  5. OD: Overdraft
  6. OGL: Open General Licence
  7. OIL: Oil India Limited
  8. OEC: Orgenisation for Economic Cooperation Development
  9. OTC: Over-the-Counter
  10. OIC: Overseas Indian Citizenship
  11. OIGS: On Indian Government Service
  12. OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  13. ODI: Offshore Derivative Instruments
  14. OBC: Other Backward Classes
  15. OLTAS: Online Tax Accounting System
  16. OK: All Correct
  17. OBC: Other Backward Classes
  18. OMO: Open Market Operation
  19. OMS: Open Market Sales
  20. OPEC: Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries
  21. ORFS: Online Returns Filing System
  22. OSMOS: Off-Site Monitoring and Surveillance
  23. OIL: Oil India Limited
  24. ONGC: Oil and Natural Gas Commission
  25. OPEC: Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  26. OTC: Over-the-Counter
  27. OCI: Overseas Citizen of India
  28. OFC: Optical Fibre Cable
  29. ONGC: Oil and Natural Gas Commission
  30. OTS: One-Time Settlement

P

  1. PIN: Personal Identification Number
  2. PACS: Primary Agricultural Credit Socity
  3. PAC: Public Accounts Committee
  4. PAC: Professional Aptitude Council
  5. PAN: Permanent Account Number
  6. PCS: Provincial Civil Services
  7. PAD: Public Accounts Department
  8. Ph.D: Doctor of Philosophy
  9. PMG: Post Master General
  10. PCA: Prompt Corrective Action
  11. POL: Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants
  12. PATSER: Programme Aimed at Technological Self Reliance
  13. PSCS: Promotion and Support to Consultancy Services
  14. PMEGP: Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme
  15. PCPS: Perpetual Cumulative Preference Shares
  16. PESO: Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation
  17. PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  18. PFCL: Power Finance Corporation Limited
  19. PFRDA: Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
  20. PDI: Perpetual Debt Instruments
  21. PSB: Public Sector Bank
  22. PWD: Public Works Department
  23. PR: Pakistan Railways
  24. PD: Primary Dealer
  25. PSS Act: Payment & Settlement Systems Act
  26. PAN: Permanent Account Number
  27. Ph. D: Doctor of ‘Philosophy
  28. PHDCCI: Progress, Harmony and Development Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  29. PIL: Public Interest Litigation
  30. PLO: Palestine Liberation Organisation
  31. P&G: Procter and Gamble
  32. PLC: Programmable Logic Controller
  33. PMRY: Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana
  34. POP: Point-of-Purchase
  35. PPP: Purchasing Power Parity
  36. PSU: Public Sector Undertakings
  37. PTI: Press Trust of India
  38. POW: Prisoner of war
  39. PDO: Public Debt Office
  40. POTA: Prevention of Terrorism Act
  41. PTC: Power Trading Corporation
  42. PRO: Public Relations Officer
  43. PTO: Please Turn Over
  44. PDO-NDS: Public Debt Office – Negotiated Dealing System
  45. PFRDA: Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
  46. PK: Pakistan
  47. PMRY: Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana
  48. PNCP: Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Share
  49. PDS: Public Distribution System
  50. Pax: The number of people
  51. PVC: Paramvir Chakra
  52. PVC: Poly Vinyl Chloride
  53. PVSM: Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  54. PIO: Person of Indian Origin
  55. PCV: Passenger Carrying Vehicle
  56. POET: Passenger Operated Enquiry Terminal
  57. PH: Parliamentary Quota
  58. PNR: Passenger Name Record
  59. POL: Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants
  60. POW: Palace on Wheels
  61. PIL: Public Interest Litigation
  62. PQWL: Pooled Quota Wait List
  63. PMLA: Prevention of Money Laundering Act
  64. PF: Provident Fund
  65. PTO: Please Turn Over
  66. PTI: Physical Training
  67. PE: Private Equity
  68. PM: Prime Minister
  69. PFCE: Private Final Consumption Expenditure
  70. PSLV: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
  71. PMK: Pattali Munnetra Kazhagam
  72. PCS: Provincial Civil Service
  73. PIGS: Poor Indian Graduate Student
  74. PRS: Passenger Reservation System
  75. PWI: Permanent Way Inspector
  76. PPP: Public Private Partnership
  77. PGPBF: Post Graduate Programme in Banking & Finance
  78. PIT: Personal Income Tax
  79. PSU: Public Sector Undertaking

Q

  1. QCBS: Quality and Cost Based Selection
  2. QIB: Qualified Institutional Buyer
  3. QIP: Qualified Institutional Placement
  4. QMS: Quality Management System

R

  1. RAW: Research and Analysis Wing
  2. R&D: Research & Development
  3. REER: Real Effective Exchange Rate
  4. RKVY: Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
  5. RSS: Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh
  6. RAF: Rapid Action Force
  7. RIMC: Rashtriya Indian Military College
  8. RLEGP: Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme
  9. RBI: Reserve Bank of India
  10. RCC: Remote Control Centre
  11. REV: Reverse motion
  12. RCS: Registar of Co-operative Societies
  13. REGP: Rural Employment Generation Program
  14. RCF: Railway Coach Factory
  15. RU Russian Federation
  16. RAC: Reservation Against Cancellation
  17. RLWL: Running Line Waiting List
  18. RE: Revised Estimates
  19. RDX: Research Department Explosive
  20. ROM: Read Only Memory
  21. RPM: Revolutions Per Minute
  22. REGRET/WL1: No More Booking Permitted
  23. RLWL: Remote Location Wait List
  24. REGP: Rural Employment Generation Programme
  25. RJD: Rashtriya Janata Dal
  26. RSVP: Repondez S,ll Vous Plait (reply, if you please)
  27. RIDF: Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
  28. RDSO: Research, Design and Standards Organization
  29. ROMA: Railway Officers’ Medical Association
  30. RoA: Return on Assets
  31. RAC: Reservation Against Cancellation
  32. RAW: Research & Analysis Wing
  33. RNCPS: Redeemable Non-Cumulative Preference Shares
  34. RPF: Railway Protection Force
  35. RBIA: Risk Based Internal Audit
  36. RMS: Railway Mail Service
  37. RPF: Railway Pension Fund
  38. RCC: Regional Complaints Committee
  39. RSC: Railway Staff College
  40. RNRI: Returned Non Resident Indian
  41. RS: Rajya Sabha
  42. RP: Residence Permit
  43. RTO: Regional Transport Office
  44. RVNL: Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd.
  45. RR: Refreshment Room
  46. RRC: Reactor Research Centre
  47. RRF: Railway Reserve Fund
  48. RBSC: Reserve Bank Staff College
  49. RB: Railway Board
  50. RBSS: Railway Board Secretariat Services
  51. RDI: Research & Development by Industry
  52. REC: Regional Engineering Colleges
  53. RTR: Ready to Run
  54. RTI: Right to Information
  55. RITES: Rail India Technical and Economic Services
  56. RTP: Reserve Tranche Position
  57. RC: Reconstruction Company
  58. ROE: Return on Equity
  59. ROSC: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes
  60. RTRC: Railway Testing and Res
  61. RPCD: Rural Planning and Credit Department
  62. RRB: Regional Rural Bank
  63. RPNNL: Rashtriya Pariyojana Nirman Nigam Limited
  64. RCIL: Railtel Corporation of India, Ltd.
  65. RTGS: Real Time Gross Settlement
  66. RWWCO: Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organization
  67. RLD: Rashtriya Lok Dal

S

  1. SEBI: Securities and Exchange Board of India
  2. SECI: Solar Energy Corporation of India
  3. SEC: Securities and Exchange Commission
  4. SAARC: South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
  5. SAIL: Steel Authority of India
  6. SCR: South Central Railway
  7. SARS: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  8. SGRY: Sampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojana
  9. SGSY: Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
  10. SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India
  11. SCADA: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
  12. S/L: Shunting Limit
  13. SPTM: Self-Printing Ticket Machine
  14. SER: South Eastern Railway
  15. Sensex: Sensitive Index
  16. SAD: Shiromani Akali Dal
  17. SG: Singapore
  18. SDDS: Special Data Dissemination Standards
  19. SAMIS: Service Area Monitoring and Information System
  20. SEZ: Special Economic Zone
  21. SFC: State Finance Corporations
  22. SAP: State Agricultural Plan
  23. SARFAESI: Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest
  24. SLR: Sri Lanka Railways
  25. SIR: South Indian Railway
  26. SBI: State Bank of India
  27. SCRA: Special Class Railway Apprentice
  28. SEB: State Electricity Board
  29. S&T: Signaling & Telecommunications
  30. SC: Scheduled Caste
  31. STD: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  32. SCB: Scheduled Commercial Bank
  33. SIDC: State Industrial Development Corporation
  34. SIS: Secret Intelligence Service
  35. SITA: Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act
  36. SMS: Subscriber Management System
  37. SNIPES: Society for the National Institutes of Physical Education and Sports
  38. SDL: State Development Loan
  39. SHS: Shivsena
  40. SR: Southern Railway
  41. SEBI: Securities and Exchange Board of India
  42. SLBM: Submarine Launch Balistic Missile
  43. SACP: Special Agricultural Credit Plans
  44. SAD: Single Administrative Document
  45. SFMS: Structured Financial Messaging System
  46. SC: Securitisation Companies
  47. SGL: Subsidiary General Ledger
  48. SHG: Self-Help Groups
  49. SP: Samajwadi Party
  50. SPCA: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals
  51. SPICMC: Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical music and culture
  52. STPI: Software Technology Parks of India
  53. SSD: Satellite System Division
  54. SSN: Social Security Number
  55. STD: Subscribers Trunk Dialing
  56. SP: Samata Party
  57. SIPS: Systemically Important Payment System
  58. SFURTI: Scheme for Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries
  59. SDR: Special Drawing Rights
  60. SITP: Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks
  61. SMO: Special Market Operations
  62. SLAF: Second Liquidity Adjustment Facility
  63. SEO: Search Engine Optimization
  64. SEO: Satellite for Earth Observation
  65. SLA(IC): Sundry Liabilities Account (Interest Capitalisation)
  66. ST: Scheduled Tribe
  67. SL: Sleeper class
  68. SEATO: South East Asia treaty Organization
  69. SIV: Structured Investment Vehicle
  70. SP: Superintendent of Police
  71. SME: Small and Medium Enterprises
  72. SLB: Securities Lending and Borrowing
  73. StCB: State Co-operative Bank
  74. STCRC: Short-Term Co-operative Rural Credit
  75. SPMCIL: Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd.
  76. SPV: Special Purpose Vehicle
  77. SC: Supreme Court
  78. SC: Schedule Caste
  79. SATO: South Atlantic Treaty Organization
  80. SATTE: South Asian Travel and Tourism Exchange
  81. SCHIL: Stock Holding Corporation of India
  82. SCI: Shipping Corporation of India
  83. SCL: Space Corporation Limited
  84. SDR: Special Drawing Rights
  85. SEARCH: Society for Environmental Awareness and Rehabilitation of Child and Handicapped
  86. SEATO: South East Asia Treaty Organization
  87. SEEPZ: Santacruz Electronic Export Processing Zone
  88. SREP: Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process
  89. SSP: Senior Superintendent of Police
  90. SIRO: Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
  91. SDM: Sub-Divisional Magistrate
  92. SAP : System Analysis and Program Development
  93. SM: Station Master
  94. SLR: Statutory Liquidity Ratio
  95. SLBC: State Level Bankers’ Committee
  96. SIFI: Systemically Important Financial Intermediaries
  97. SALT: Strategic Arms Limitation Tax
  98. SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India
  99. STR: Suspicious Transaction Report
  100. STRIPS: Separate Trading for Registered Interest and Principal of Securities
  101. ST: Scheduled Tribe
  102. SBI: State Bank of India
  103. SAFMA: South Asian Free Media Association
  104. SAHR: South Asians for Human Rights
  105. SAI: Sports Authority of India
  106. SDI: Strategic Defence Initiative
  107. STO: State Treasury Office
  108. SFURTI: Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavangers
  109. SSS: Securities Settlement System

T

  1. TADA: Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Prevention Act
  2. TFCI: Tourism Finance Corporation of India
  3. TAC: Technical Advisory Committee
  4. TA: Traveling Allowance
  5. TB: Tuberculosis
  6. TAG: Technical Advisory Group
  7. TAFCUB: Task Force for Urban Co-operative Bank
  8. TBO: Town Booking Office
  9. TMS: Train Management System
  10. TS: Train Superintendent
  11. TFP: Total Factor Productivity
  12. TCP: Transfer Call Protocol
  13. TFT: Thin-Film Transistor
  14. TIFR: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
  15. TMO: Telegraphic Money Order
  16. TTFI: Table Tennis Federation of India
  17. TWHS: Traditional Water Harvesting Systems
  18. TWMF: Third World Monetary Fund
  19. TWSI: Tourism and Wild Life Sozciety of India
  20. TMO: Telegraphic Money
  21. TV: Television
  22. TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language
  23. TTFI: Table Tennis Federation of India
  24. TDP: Telugu Desam
  25. TMC: Trina Mool Congress
  26. TN: Tamil Nadu
  27. TAB: Train Air Brake
  28. TAWD: Train Actuated Warning Device
  29. TMS: Train Management System
  30. T/out: Turnout
  31. TT: Timetable
  32. TFM: Total Fatty Matter
  33. TPA: Third Party Administrator
  34. TSS: Toxic shock syndrome
  35. TTE: Travelling Ticket Examiner
  36. TQ: Tatkal Quota
  37. TDSAT: Telecom Dispute Settlement and Appellate Tribunal
  38. TELEX: Teleprinter Exchange
  39. TRELS: Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
  40. TGIT: Telecom Group on Information Technology
  41. TIFAC: Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council
  42. TRT: Traffic Recovery Time
  43. TMSM: Training Methods and Skills for Managers
  44. TFTS: Trade for Trade Settlement
  45. TXR: Train Examiner
  46. TIN: Tax Information Network
  47. TALF: Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility
  48. TFC: Twelfth Finance Commission
  49. TACDE: Tactics & Aircrafts Development Establishment
  50. TAPS: Tarapur Atomic Power Station
  51. TB: Tuberculosis
  52. TCI: Trading Corporation of India
  53. TS: Trend Stationary
  54. TTE: Traveling Ticket Examiner
  55. TELEX: Tele Printer Exchange
  56. TQM: Total Quality Management
  57. TUFS: Technology Upgraded Fund Scheme
  58. TELCO: Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co.
  59. TMT: Thermo Mechanically Treated
  60. ToRs: Terms of References

U

  1. USFDA: United States Food and Drug Administration
  2. NSCOM: United Nations Special Commission
  3. UNTAG: United Nations Transition Assistance Group
  4. UGC: University Grants Commission
  5. UNMISS: United Nations Mission in South Sudan
  6. UDC: University Development Commission
  7. UFO: Unidentified Flying Object
  8. UHT: Ultra High Temperature
  9. UPS: Uninterrupted Power Supply
  10. UNCRC: United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child
  11. UK: United Kingdom
  12. US: United States
  13. UNCITRAL: United Nations Commission in International Trade Law
  14. UPTN: Universal Personal Tele Number
  15. UPU: Universal Postal Union
  16. UIDAI: Unique Identification Authority of India
  17. UANC: United African National Council
  18. UBLF: United Bengali Liberation Front
  19. UDC: Upper Division Clerk
  20. ULFA: United Liberation Front of Asom
  21. USSR: Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
  22. UNCED: United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
  23. UNCHS: United Nations Commission on Human Settlements
  24. UDI: Unilateral Declaration of Independence
  25. UEEM: Universalization of Elementary Education Mission
  26. ULFA: United Liberation Front of Assam
  27. UNAEC: United Nations Atomic Energy Commission
  28. UNCLOS: United Nations Conference on Law of the Sea
  29. UNCSTD: United Nations Conference on Sciences and Technology for Development
  30. UNCTC: United Nations Counter Terrorism Committee
  31. UEC: Universal Emergency Communication
  32. UPF: Unity Power Factor
  33. UPA: United Progressive Alliance
  34. UPSC: Union Public Service Commission
  35. UAV: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  36. URL: Uniform Resource Locator
  37. UTIL: Unit Trust of India
  38. USA: United States of America
  39. USAID: United States Agency for International Development
  40. UNI: United News of India
  41. UNISPACE: United Nations Conference on Exploration and Peaceful Usage of Outer Space
  42. USIS: United States Information Service
  43. UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
  44. UBD: Urban Banks Department
  45. UT: Union Territory
  46. USD: United States Dollar
  47. UNICEF: United Nation International Children’s Emergency Fund
  48. UNESCO United Nation Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
  49. UNCTAD: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  50. UNECAFE: United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and Far East
  51. UNEF: United Nations Emergency Force
  52. UNFCC: United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change
  53. UNDP: United Nations Development Programme
  54. UNFPA: United Nations Framework for Population Activities
  55. UNHCR: United Nations High Commission for Refugees
  56. UCB: Urban Cooperative Bank
  57. UNO: United Nations Organization
  58. UAR: United Arab Republic
  59. USITC: United States International Trade Corporation
  60. UNRRA: United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
  61. UTS: Unreserved Ticketing System
  62. UPROV: Union for Protection of New Varieties of Plants
  63. UPSC: Union Public Service Commission
  64. UNMIL: United Nations Mission in Libra
  65. UNMOVIC: United Nations Monitoring Verification and Inspection Commission
  66. UNICO: Umbrella Organisation for Large Cooperative Banks in Europe
  67. UP: Uttar Pradesh
  68. UNME: Urban Non-Manual Employees
  69. UCN: Uniform Code Number

V

  1. VKGUY: Vishesh Krishi Gram Udyog Yojana
  2. VPP: Value Payable Post
  3. VRDE: Vehicle Research and Development Establishment
  4. VRS: Voluntary Retirement Scheme
  5. Vol: Volume
  6. VAT: Value Added Tax
  7. VCO: Viceroy Commissioned Officer
  8. VAR: Vector Autoregression
  9. VTMS: Versel Traffic Management System
  10. VVF: Village Volunteer Force
  11. VG: Vegetarian
  12. VIRUS: Vital Information Resources Under Siege
  13. VRML: Virtual Reality Modelling Language
  14. VPN: Virtual Private Network
  15. VC: Vice-Chancellor
  16. VIC: Virtual Information centre
  17. VSNL: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
  18. VSSC: Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
  19. VC: Vice-Chancellor
  20. VC: Victoria Cross
  21. VABAL: Value Based Advanced License
  22. VIP: Very Important Person
  23. VPP: Value Payable Post
  24. VaR: Value at Risk
  25. VHP: Vishwa Hindu Parishad

W

  1. WEF: World Economic Forum
  2. WGEEP: Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel
  3. WIPR: West of India Portuguese Railway
  4. WR: Western Railway
  5. WCCB: Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
  6. WCAR: World Conference Against Racism
  7. WEF: World Economic Forum
  8. WFC: World Food Council
  9. WGIG: Working Group on Internet Governance
  10. WWF: War Wounded Foundation
  11. WWW: World Wide Web
  12. WB: World Bank
  13. WWFI: World Wide Fund for Nature India
  14. WWPA: World Wild Life Protection Agency
  15. WAP: Wheel and Axle Plant
  16. WANO: World Association of Nuclear Operators
  17. WAY: World Assembly of Youth
  18. WEF: World Economic Forum
  19. WB: West Bengal
  20. WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get
  21. WL, W/L: Waiting List; Wait-Listed
  22. WHO: World Health Organization
  23. WMO: World Meteorological Organization
  24. WPI: Wholesale Price Index
  25. WINISIS: Window Integrated Set of Information System
  26. WWF: World Wild Life Fund
  27. WADR: Weighted Average Discount Rate
  28. WFTU: World Federation of Trade Union
  29. WIDF: Women’s International Democratic Federation
  30. WTO: World Trade Organisation
  31. W/T: Without Ticket
  32. WEO: World Economic Outlook
  33. WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
  34. WIPSA: Women’s Initiative for Peace in South Asia
  35. WMA: Ways and Means Advances
  36. WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organisation
  37. WITT: Waterfalls Institute of Technology Transfer
  38. WSIS: World Summit on the Information Society
  39. WSS: Weekly Statistical Supplement

X

  1. XBRL: eXtensible Business Reporting Language
  2. Xmas: Christmas
  3. XML: Extensible Markup Language

Y

  1. Y-o-Y: Year-on-Year
  2. YMCA: Young Men’s Christian Association
  3. YWCA: young women’s Christian Association

Z

  1. ZTC: Zonal Training Centre
  2. ZBB: Zero Base Budgeting
  3. ZETA: Zero Energy Thermo Nuclear Assembly
  4. ZPZ: Zero Population Growth
  5. ZIFT: Zygote Intra fallopian Transfer
  6. ZIP: Zone Improvement Plan
  7. ZS: Zoological Society

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