Most Popular Abbreviations and Full Forms

AAI-Airport Authority of India

ABG-Arterial Blood Gas

ABP-Ananda Bazaar Patrika News

ABM-Anti Balistic Missile

ABS-Anti-lock Braking System

ACD-Automatic Call Distributor

ACC-Associated Cement Companies

ACS-American Chemical Society

ACU-Asian Currency Union

AD-Anno Domini

ADB-Asian Development Bank

ADIDAS-Adolf “Adi” Dassler

ADHD-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADR-American Depository Receipt

AHRC-Asian Human Rights Commission

AIAAA-American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AICTE-All India Council for Technical Education


BA –       Bachelor of Arts

BAE-        Before Anyone Else

BAMS-    Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

BARC  –   Bhaba Atomic Research Center

BASIC  –  Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BBA      –  Bachelor of Business Administration

BBC       – British Broadcasting Corporation

BCA        -Bachelor of Computer Applications

BCCI      -Board of Control of Cricket in India

BCE        -Before Common Era

BCG       -Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

B.Com   -Bachelor of Commerce

BDS        -Bachelor of Dental Surgery

B.Ed       -Bachelor of Education

BE          -Bachelor of Engineering

BFSI       -Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance

BHIM     -Bharat Interface for Money

BHMS    -Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

BIFR       -Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

BIOS      -Basic Input Output System

BIS         -Bureau of Indian Standards

BKU       -Bhartiya Kisan Union

BLOB     -Binary Large Object

BMD      -Bone Mineral Density

BMI        -Body Mass Index

BMR      -Basal Metabolic Rate

BMS       -Bachelor of Management Studies & Business Management System

BMT       -Bone Marrow Transplant

BMW     -Bayerische Motoren Werke

BOB       -Bank of Baroda

BODMAS  – Bracket, of, Division, Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction

BPL        -Below Poverty Line & British Physical Laboratories Group

BPO       -Business Process Outsourcing

BRB        -Be Right Back

BRICS   – Brazil Russia India China And South Africa

BRO       -Border Road Organization

BSC        -Bachelor of Science, Base Station Controller

BSF         -Border Security Force

B.Tech   -Bachelor of Technology

BTS        -Bangtan Sonyeondan

BUN       -Blood Urea Nitrogen


COO- Chief Operating Officer

CFL- Compact fluorescent lamp

DSLR- Digital single-lens reflex

DSP- Deputy Superintendent of Police

RDX-Research Department Explosive 

RDX- Royal Demolition Explosive

IPL- Indian Premier League

F.O.R- Freight on Road

NCR- National Capital Region

PS- Postscript

PVC- Poly Vinyl Chloride

RPM-Revolutions Per Minute

RSVP-Repondez s’il vous plait

SDM-Sub Divisional Magistrate

SHO-Station House Officer

SIT-Special Investigation Team

SSB-Service Selection Board

VISA-Charta Visa




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