General Knowledge(GK) Practice: Latest Abbreviation



AC- Alternating Current, Air Condition

ABC- Audit Beuro of Circulations

AM- Amplitude Modulation

AERB- Atomatic Energy Regulation Board

AFC- Asian Football Confederation

AI- Air India

AIDS- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIIMS- All  India Institute of Medical Science

ASEAN- Association of South-East Asian Nations

ATC- Air Trafic Control

ATM- Automated Teller Machine.

ATP- Adenosine tri-phosphate.

ATS- Anti-tetanus Serum.

AITUC- All India Trade Union Congress

AIFF- All India Football Federation

ASLV- Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle

AVTAR- Army  Vocational Training and rehabilitation


BARC- Bhava Atomatic Research Centre

BBC- British Broadcasting Corporation

BCCI- Board of Control for Cricket in India

BCG- Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

BDO- Block Development Officer

BPL- Below Poverty Line

BSF- Border Security Force

BSNL- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited


CAT- Common Admission test, Carrer Aptitude test

CRY- Child Relief and You

CYMK- Cyan, Yellow, Magneta, Kinda.

CFC- Chloro Fluro Carbon

CID- Criminal Investigation Department

CBI- Central Baureau of Investigation

CD- Compact Disk

CTBT- Comprehensive Test  Ban Treaty


DDT- Dicholar Diphenyl Trichloroethen.

DIG- Deputy Inspector General

DVD- Digital Versalite/ Video Disk

DTP- Desktop Publishing

  1. Litt- Doctor of Literature

DTH- Direct to Home


ECG- Electrocardiogram

EEG- Electro Encephalogram

EMU- Electric Multiple Unit

E-Mail- Electronic Mailing

ELISA- Enzyme Linked Immuno Sorbet Assay

FBI- Federal Bureau of Investigation

FRCP- Fellow of the Royal College of Phsicians

FRCS- Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons

FIR- First information report

FCI- Food Corporation of India

FERA- Foreign Exchange Regulation Act

FIFA- Federation International de Football  Association

FM- Frequency Modulation(Radio)


GATE- Graduate Aptitude test in Engineering

GATT- General Agreement on Tariff and Trade

GIS- Geographical Information System

GMT- Greenwich Mean Time

GPS- Global Positioning System

GSLV- Geo-synchronous satellite lunch Vehicles


HIV- Human Immunodifiency Virus

HMT- Hindustan Machine Tools

HMV- His Master’s Voice

http- Hypertext Transfer Protocol

HTML- Hyper text mark up language


IST- Indian Standard time

IPC- Indian Postal Code

ISO- International Standard Org.

IAS- Indian Administrative Service

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University

IIT- Indian Institute of Technology

ILO- International Labour Organization

IMF-  International Monetary Fund

INSAT- Indain National  Satellite

INTUC- Indian National Trade Union Congress

IPS- Indian Police Service

IQ- Intelligent Quotent

IRDP- Integrated Rural Development Programme

ISD- International Subscriber Dealing

ISRO- Indain Space Research Organization

LASER-  Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

LCD- Liquid Crystal Display

LAN- Local Area Network

LPG- Liquefied Petrolium Gas


MMS- Multimedia Messaging Service

MBA- Master of Business Administration

MAT- Management Aptitute Test

MBBS- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MLA- Member of Legislative Assembly

MOU- Memorandum of Understanding

METSAT- Meteorological satellite


NCERT- National Council of Educational Research and Training

NABARD- National Bank for Agriculture and Rular Development

NAM- Non Aligned Movement

NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO- North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NIIT- National Institute of Information Technology


ONGC- Oil & Natural Gas Commission

OPEC- Organization of Petrol Exporting Countries

OBC- Other Backward Classes


PAN- Permanent Account Number

PIN- Postal Index Number

PWD- Public Works Department

RADAR- Radio Detecting & Ranging

RAF- Rapid Action Force


STD- Subscriber Trunk Dialing

SAARC- South Asian Association for Regional Corporation

SAIL- Steel Authority of Indain Limited

SLV- Satellite Launch Vehicle

SLR- Single Lence Reflex

SEBI- Security Exchange Board of India

SENSEX- Sensitivity Index of Share price

SMS- Short Messaging Service

SIM- Subscriber Information Module

STD- Subscriber Trank Dialing


TRP- Television Rating Points

TB- Tubercle bacillus

TRAI- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India


UGC- University Grants  Commission

UNICEF- United Nations Children Fund

UNDP- United Nations Development

UTI- Unit trust of India


VAT- Value Added Tax

VCD- Video Compact Disk

VCP- Video Cassette Player

VIP- Very Important Person

VSNL- Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited


WHO- World Health Organization

WTO- World Trade Organization

WWF- World Wide Fund for Nature

WWW- World Wide Web


ZPG- Zero Population Growth

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