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List of Abbreviations for GK of Govt Job Exams in India

List of Abbreviations: Various questions from this topic are asked in the recruitment exams of various govt jobs in India. The list of abbreviations that are important from the exam point of view is given here for the reference of students preparing for Govt Jobs. Questions are asked from this topic in the exams of SSC, UPSC, HSSC, PCS, IBPS, Railway, etc.

List of Abbreviations for GK of Govt Job Exams in India

List of Abbreviations 1-50

  • ADB: Asian Development Bank
  • AGM: Annual General Meeting
  • AIBP:  Accelerated  Irrigation Benefit Programme
  • AMC: Annual Maintenance Contract
  • ALM: Asset Liability Management
  • AMEX: American Stock Exchange
  • AMFI: Association of Mutual Funds in India
  • AML: Anti-Money Laundering
  • ANBC: Adjusted Net Bank Credit
  • APACS: Association for Payment Clearing Services
  • APC: Average Propensity to Consume
  • ARIEL: Automated Real-time Investment Exchange
  • ASEAN: Association of southeast Asian Nations
  • ATM: Automated Teller Machine
  • ATIF: Agriculture Tech Infrastructure Fund
  • ASBA: Application Supported by Blocked Amount
  • ATS: Anti-Terrorism Squad
  • BBB: Bank Board Bureau
  • BC: Business Correspondent
  • BCBS: Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
  • BCSBI: Banking Codes and Standards Board of India
  • BIFR: Board of Industrial &Financial Reconstruction
  • BIS: Bank for International Settlements (Switzerland)
  • BLR: Business and Legal Reports
  • BOP: Balance of Payments
  • BP: Base Points (of an interest rate)
  • BPLR: Benchmark Prime Lending Rate
  • BSE: Bombay Stock Exchange
  • BSBDA: Basic Saving Bank Deposit Account
  • BSDA: Basic Service Demat Account
  • CACP: Commission for Agricultural Cost and Prices
  • CAD: Current Account Deficit
  • CAFRAL: Centre for Advanced Financial Research & Learning
  • CAMELS: Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, Sensitivity
  • CAPART: Council for Advancement of People’s Action & Rural Technology
  • CARE: Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
  • CBDT: Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • CBI: Central Bureau of Investigation
  • CBS: Core Banking Solution
  • CBMP: Coordinated Border Management Plant
  • CCIL: Clearing Corporation of Indian Limited
  • CCEA: Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
  • CD: Certificate of Deposit
  • CDR: Corporate Debt Restructuring
  • CDS: Credit Default Swap
  • CDSL: Central Depository Services Ltd.
  • CEA: Council of Economic Advisers
  • CEIB: Central Economic Intelligence Bureau
  • CEO: Chief Executive Officer
  • CFMS: Centralized Funds Management System

List of Abbreviations 51-100

  • CFSA: Committee on Financial Sector Assessment
  • CFTC: Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • CGF: Credit Guarantee Fund
  • CGFMU: Credit Guarantee Fund for Mudra Units.
  • CGFTMSE: Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro & Small Enterprises
  • CGT: Capital Gains Tax
  • CHIPS: Clearing House Interbank Payments System (New York)
  • CIBIL: Credit Information Bureau India Ltd.
  • CIB: Central Intelligence Bureau/Change Impact Board
  • CIS: Commonwealth of Independent States
  • CLB: Company Law Board
  • CNG: Compressed Natural Gas
  • CNP: Card Not Present
  • COMESA: Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa
  • CP: Commercial Paper
  • CPI: Consumer Price Index
  • CPI-IW: Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers
  • CPP: Current Purchasing Power
  • CRAR: Capital to Risk-Weighted Assets Ratio
  • CRISIL: Credit Rating & Information Service of India Ltd.
  • CRR: Cash Reserve Ratio
  • CSC: Card Security Code
  • CSO: Central Statistical Organization
  • CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • CST: Central Sale Tax
  • CSIR: Council for Scientific 8t Industrial Research
  • CTS: Cheque Truncation System
  • CTS: Complaint Tracking System
  • CVC: Card Verification Code
  • CVL: CDSL Venture Ltd.
  • CVV: Card Verification Value
  • DAE: Department of Atomic Energy
  • DBT: Direct Benefit Transfer
  • DEPB: Duty Entitlement Passbook
  • DGFT: Directorate General of \ Foreign Trade
  • DICGC: Deposit Insurance & Credit Guarantee
  • DIPP: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
  • DSIBS: Domestic Systemically Important Banks
  • DTL: Demand & Time Liabilities
  • DRT: Debt Recovery Tribunal
  • DTAA: Double Tax Avoidance Agreement
  • ECB: External Commercial Borrowings
  • EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ECGC: Export Credit Guarantee Corporation
  • ECS: Electronic Clearing Services
  • EFF: Extended Fund Facility
  • EFT: Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EFTPOS: Electronic Fund Transfer at Point of Sale
  • EMV: Europay, Master Card & Visa
  • EMI: Equated Monthly Installment

List of Abbreviations 101-150

  • E-TAAL: Electronic – Transaction Aggregation & Analysis Layer
  • EU: Expected Utility, European Union
  • EXIM Bank: Export-Import Bank
  • FAO: Food and Agricultural Organization
  • FATCA: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act FATF: Financial Action Task Force
  • FBT: Fringe Benefit Tax
  • FBTR: Fast Breeder Test Reactor
  • FCAs: Foreign Currency Assets
  • FCCB: Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
  • FCEB: Foreign Currency Exchange Bond
  • FDI: Foreign Direct Investment
  • FERA: Foreign Exchange Regulation Act
  • FEMA: Foreign Exchange Management Act
  • FFMC: Full Fledged Money Changers
  • FIIs: Foreign Institutional Investors
  • FIU-IND: Financial Intelligence Unit-India
  • FINO: Financial Investment Network & Operations
  • FMC: Forward Market Commission
  • FOB: Free On Board
  • FRBM: Fiscal Responsibility & Budget Management
  • FSB: Financial Stability Board
  • FSDC: Financial Stability & Development Council
  • FSLRC: Financial Sector Legislative Reform Commission
  • FTSE100: Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Share Index
  • FSSAI: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
  • FTO: Foreign Trade Organization
  • FTZ: Free Trade Zone
  • GAGAN: GPS Aided Geo-AugmentedNavigation
  • GATT: General Agreement on Tariff & Trade
  • GDP: Gross Domestic Product G7: Group of Seven (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA)
  • G8: Group of Eight (G7 + Russia)
  • GATS: General Agreement on Trade in Services
  • GDRs: Global Depository Receipts
  • GNP: Gross National Product
  • GSLV: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
  • GST: Goods & Services Tax
  • HR: Human Resources HRM: Human Resource Management
  • IATA: International Air Travel Association
  • IBA: Indian Bank’s Association
  • IBPS: Indian Bill Payment System
  • IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction & Development
  • IDFC: Infrastructure Development Finance Company
  • IDR: Indian Depository Receipt
  • IDRBT: Institute for Development &Research in Banking Technology
  • IEDC: Innovation &Entrepreneurship Development Centre
  • IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standard
  • IFSC: Indian Financial System Code
  • IIB: International Investment Bank
  • IIF: Institute for International Finance
  • ILO: International Labour Organization

List of Abbreviations 151-200

  • IMGC: Indian Mortgage Guarantee Corporation
  • IMPS: Immediate Payment Service
  • IINSSC: Inflation Index National Saving Securities Cumulative
  • IMF: International Monetary Fund
  • IPOs: Initial Public Offerings
  • IP: Intellectual Property
  • IRNSS: Independent Regional Navigation Satellite System
  • IRDA: Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority
  • ISO: International Organization for Standardization
  • ISRO: International SecuritiesRegulatory Organization/ Indian Space Research Organization
  • IT: Information Technology
  • JLG: Joint Liability Group
  • KCC: Kisan Credit Cards
  • KYC: Know Your Customer
  • LAF: Liquidity Adjustment Facility
  • LIBOR: London Inter Bank Offer Rate
  • LNG: Liquefied Natural Gas
  • LSE: London Stock Exchange
  • LTV: Loan to Value
  • M&A: Merger and Acquisition
  • MICR: Magnetic Ink Character Recognition MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
  • MITC: Most Important Terms & Condition
  • MMDA: Money Market Deposit Account
  • MMMFs: Money Market Mutual Funds
  • MMID: Mobile Money Identifier
  • MOM: Mars Orbiter Mission
  • MLFPS: Market Linked Focus Product System MPFI: Mobile Payment Forum of India
  • MRP: Marginal Revenue Product/ Maximum Retail Price
  • MRTP: Monopoly & Restrictive Trade Practices MSF: Marginal Standing Facility
  • MTSS: Money Transfer Service Scheme
  • MSMEs: Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • MSEs: Micro & Small Enterprises
  • NABARD: National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development
  • NAIS: National Animal Identification System
  • NASDAQ: National Association ofSecurities Dealers Automated Quotations (USA)
  • NAV: Net Asset Value
  • NBFC: Non-Banking Financial Companies
  • NCGTC: National Credit Guarantee Trustee Company Ltd.
  • NCSBS: Non-Cooperate Small Business Sector
  • NCLT: National Company Law Tribunal
  • NDMC: New Delhi Municipal Council
  • NDP: Net Domestic Product
  • NDTL: Net Demand & Time Liabilities
  • NEFT: National Electronic Funds Transfer NHRM: National Health Rural Mission
  • NIDHI: National Interest for Developing &Harressing Innovations
  • NIM: Net Interest Margin
  • NITI: National Institution for Transforming India
  • NIBM: National Institute of Bank Management
  • NIOT: National Institute of Ocean Technology
  • NMCEX: National Multi Commodity Exchange of India
  • NOC: No Objection Certificate

List of Abbreviations 201-250

  • NOFHC: Non-Operation Financial Holding Company
  • NPA: Non-Performing Assets
  • NPAC: National Plan of Action for Children
  • NPPA: National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority
  • NPCI: National Payments Corporation of India
  • NRE: Non-Resident External
  • NREGS: National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
  • NRI: Non-Resident India
  • NSDL: National Security Depository Limited
  • NSE: National Stock Exchange
  • NTCA: National Tiger Conservation Authority
  • NSSF: National Small Saving Fund
  • OBCs: Other Backward Classes
  • OD: Overdraft
  • OECD: Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development
  • OMO: Open Market Operation
  • OPEC: Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OTC: Over-The-Counter
  • PAN: Permanent Account Number
  • PD: Primary Dealers
  • PDMA: Public Debt Management Agency
  • PE: Private Equity
  • PETA: People of Ethical Treatment of animals
  • PFRDA: Pension Fund Regulatory &Development Authority
  • PIIGS: Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece & Spain
  • PIO: Person of Indian Origin
  • PIN: Personal Identification Number
  • PKI: Public Key Infrastructure
  • PLR: Prime Lending Rate
  • PMLA: Prevention of Money Laundering Act
  • P-Notes: Participatory Notes
  • Prove: Polar remotely operated vehicle
  • PSBs: Public Sector Banks
  • QIB: Qualified Institutional Buyer
  • REIT: Real Estate Investment Trust
  • REPO: Repurchase Agreement
  • RIDF: Rural Infrastructure Development Fund RNBC: Residuary Non-Banking Company
  • ROA: Return on Assets
  • RRBs: Regional Rural Banks
  • RTE: Right to Education
  • RTGS: Real Time Gross Settlement
  • RTI: Right to Information
  • SAARC: South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
  • SARFAESI: Securitization And Reconstruction of Financial Assets And Enforcement of Security Interest
  • SBAS: Satellite Based Augmentation System
  • SCB: Scheduled Commercial Bank
  • SDR: Special Drawing Rights
  • SEZs: Special Economic Zones
  • SFMS: Structured Financial Messaging System SHG: Self-Help Groups
  • SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India

List of Abbreviations 251-300

  • SLR: Statutory Liquidity Ratio
  • SMEs: Small & Medium Enterprises
  • SMERA: SME Rating Agency of India
  • SMILE: Sidbi make in India loan for enterprise
  • SOFIA: Stratospheric observatory infrared astronomy.
  • SSL: Secure Socket Layer
  • STRIPS: Separate trading for registered interest & principal of securities.
  • SWIFT: Society for worldwide interbank financial telecommunications
  • TFA: Trade Facilitation Agreement
  • TIN: Tax Information Network
  • TRAI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  • UCBs: Urban Cooperative Banks
  • UGC: University Grants Commission
  • UIDAI: Unique IdentificationDevelopment Authority of India
  • UNCTAD: United Nations Conference on Trade & Development
  • UNDP: United Nations Development Programme USB: Ultra Small Branches
  • USOF: Universal Service Obligation
  • UWIN: Unorganised Workers Identification Number
  • VAT: Value Added Tax
  • VCES: Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme VOIP: Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • WPI: Wholesale Price Index
  • WTFC: World Tourism Cities Federation
  • WTO: World Trade Organization
  • Y-o-Y: Year-on-Year
  • ZTC: Zonal Training Centre
  • ZPG: Zero Population Growth

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