List of Abbreviations for Students in English

What is the abbreviation?

An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word, group of words or phrases, or lengthy expressions, which is used in some places to save the space and time of the writer and helps to reduce or neglect the repetition of long words or phrases. It consists of a group of letters to reduce the long words into a short one.

Acronyms are also functioned as like abbreviations which can be pronounced in a single word.

abbreviations for students

List of abbreviations used for students purpose:

  1. AAFI: Amateur Athletics Federation of India
  2. AAPSO: Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organisation
  3. AASU: All Assam Students Union
  4. ABM: Anti Ballistic Missile
  5. AC: Alternate Current/Air Conditioner
  6. ACC: Ancillary Cadet Core(After the birth of Jesus)
  7. ADB: Asian Development Bank
  8. AERE: Atomic Energy Research Establishment
  9. AGOC: Asian Games Organisation Committee
  10. AICTE: All India Council of Technical Education
  11. AIDS: Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome
  12. AIDWA: All India Democratic Women’s Association.
  13. AIFE: All India Football Federation
  14. AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Science
  15. AIL: Aeronautics India Limited
  16. AIMPLB: All India Muslim Personal Law Board
  17. AIR: All India Radio(Broadcasting)
  18. AITUE: All India Trade Union Congress
  19. AM: Ante Meridian(Before Noon)
  20. ALS: Analytical Laboratory System
  21. ANC: African National Congress
  22. AP: Anti-Plague
  23. APEC: Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
  24. APEDAA: Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act.
  25. ASEAN: Association of South-East Asian Nations
  26. ASI: Archaeological Survey of India
  27. ASLV: Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
  28. ASSOCHAM: Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  29. ASWAC: Airborne Surveillance Warning and Control
  30. ATS: Anti Tetanus Serum
  31. BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
  32. BARC: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  33. BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation
  34. BC: Before Christ(Before the birth of Jesus)
  35. BCCI: Board of Control for Cricket In India
  36. BCG: Bacillus Calmette Guerin (Anti TB Vaccine)
  37. BEL: Bharat Electronics Limited
  38. BENELUX: Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg
  39. BFC: Business Facilitation Council.
  40. BHEL: Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited
  41. BRIC: Brazil, Russia, India, China.
  42. BRTS: Bus Rapid Transit System.
  43. BVRAAM: Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile
  44. CAMPA: Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority.
  45. CBEC: Central Board of Excise and Customs.
  46. CCEA: Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.
  47. C-DAP: Comprehensive District Agriculture Plan.
  48. CIDS: Construction Industry Development Council.
  49. CIET: Central Institute of Educational Technology.
  50. CIRDAP: Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific.
  51. CJP: Citizen for Justice and Peace.
  52. CLAT: Common Law Admission Test.
  53. COBSE: Council of Boards of School Education.
  54. CRRID: Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development.
  55. CSTO: Collective Security Treaty Organisation.
  56. CVERDE: Combat Vehicles Engineering Research and Development Establishment.
  57. CWMD: Countering weapons of Mass Destruction
  58. DDPA: Durban Declaration and Programme of Action.
  59. DIPP: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
  60. DOD: Department of Defence
  61. DPCC: Delhi Pollution Control Committee.
  62. DSIIDC: Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation.
  63. EBOV: Ebola Virus
  64. EBTC: European Business and Technology.
  65. ECB: External Commercial Borrowing.
  66. ECL: Electrochemiluminescence
  67. EDI: Education Development Index.
  68. EGOM: Empowered Group of Ministers.
  69. EMBO: European Molecular Biology Organisation.
  70. EML: European Mobile Laboratory
  71. EPFO: Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation.
  72. EPIC: Elector’s Photo Identity Card.
  73. EQUIS: European Quality Improvement System.
  74. ESA: Explosive Substance Act.
  75. ESCAR: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific.
  76. ESOA: Education Services for Overseas Students Act.
  77. EU: European Union
  78. FATF: Financial Action Task Force.
  79. FDF: Finnish Defence Forces
  80. FIA: Federal Investigation Agency.
  81. FOGSI: Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Societies of India.
  82. GC-MS: Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer
  83. GFDRR: Global Facility For Disaster Reduction and Recovery.
  84. GPS: Global Positioning System.
  85. IBEX: Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission.
  86. ICC: International Chamber of Commerce.
  87. ICRISAT: International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics.
  88. ICRP: International Commission on Radiological Protection.
  89. ICWF: Indian Community Welfare Fund.
  90. IDP: Internally Displaced Persons.
  91. IEDSS: Inclusive Education of the Disabled at Secondary Stage.
  92. IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development.
  93. IGCAR: Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research.
  94. IGMDP: Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.
  95. IID: Indian Institute of Diabetes.
  96. IIFCL: India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited.
  97. ILEWG: International Lunar Exploration Working Group.
  98. IMB: International Maritime Bureau.
  99. IMEI: International Mobile Equipment Identity.
  100. IMRH: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter.
  101. INCOIS: Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services.
  102. INST: Institute of Nano Science and Technology.
  103. INTACH: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage.
  104. IRNSS: The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.
  105. ISC: Integrated Space Cell.
  106. ISSA: India Specific Safeguards Agreement.
  107. ISSM: International Society for Sexual Medicine.
  108. ISTP: International Society of Tropical Paediatrics.
  109. ISTRAC: Isro Telemetry, Tracking, and Command Network.
  110. IUCAA: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  111. IUCN: International Union for Conservation of Nature.
  112. JEM: Justice and Equality Movement.
  113. JNNURM: Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.
  114. JUCCCE: Joint US-China Cooperation on Clean Energy.
  115. LAC: Live-Action Cockpit.
  116. LHC: The Large Hadron Collider.
  117. LSGIs: Local Self-Governing Institutions.
  118. MAP: Military Appreciation Process
  119. MIP: Moon Impact Probe.
  120. MMIC: Multipurpose National Identity Card.
  121. MRMR: Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance.
  122. MSME: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.
  123. NABI: National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute.
  124. NACIL: National Aviation Company of India Limited.
  125. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  126. NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research.
  127. NCEUS: National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector.
  128. NCHAC: North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council.
  129. NCHER: National Commission for Higher Education and Research.
  130. NCHRC: National Council for Human Resource in Health.
  131. NCPCR: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
  132. NICD: National Institute of Communicable Disease
  133. NJC: National Judicial Council.
  134. NLD: National League for Democracy.
  135. NPCIL: Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.
  136. NPS: New Pension System.
  137. NRCAF: National Research Centre for Agroforestry.
  138. NRHM: National Rural Health Mission.
  139. NSTEDB: National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board.
  140. NUEPA: National University of Educational Planning and Administration.
  141. NUTP: National Urban Transport Policy.
  142. OECD: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
  143. OSCE: Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe.
  144. PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration.
  145. PHWRs: Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors.
  146. PIARC: Permanent International Association of Road Congresses.
  147. PTC: Power Trading Corporation.
  148. RAID: Rapid Assessment of Initial Destruction
  149. SAFMA: South Asia Free Media Association.
  150. SARPSCO: South Asia Regional Port Security Cooperative.
  151. SASS: Sri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti.
  152. SCJRC: South Asian Centre for Journalists Reporting Conflict.
  153. SDIS: Skill Development Initiative Scheme.
  154. SEWA: Self Employed Women’s Association.
  155. SHE: Scholarship for Higher Education.
  156. SMEs: Small and Medium Enterprises.
  157. SRI: System for Rice Intensification.
  158. STPF: Special Tiger Protection Force.
  159. TAR: Trans-Asian Railway.
  160. THAAD: Theatre High Altitude Area Defence.
  161. UASL: Unified Access Service License.
  162. UNCBD: United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.
  163. UNCLOS: UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
  164. UNDF: United Nations Democracy Front.
  165. UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
  166. UNRWA: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (For Palestinian refugees).
  167. UNSCEAR: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation.