All A to Z Important Gk full form in English

All A to Z Important Gk full form in English

All A to Z Important Gk full form in English

DDT: Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloro-Ethane

DIR: Defence of India Rules Esq: Esquire

DLO: Dead Letter Office

DPI: Director of Public Instruction

DA: Dearness Allowance; Daily Allowance

DAVP: Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

DC: Deputy Commissioner; Direct Current in Electricity

DDT: Dichloro-Diphenyl Trichloro-ethane (disinfectant)

DIN: Director of Information Number

DM: District Magistrate; Deputy Minister

DMIC: Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor

DMK: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (a regional political party of Tamil Nadu)

DNA: Deoxy-ribose Nucleic Acid

DO: Demi-official (letter)

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DOD: Department of Ocean Development

DPEP: District Primary Education Programme

DPI: Director of Public Instruction

DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory

DRDO: Defence Research and Development Organisation

DRES: Department of Renewable Energy Sources

DST: Daylight Saving Time

DTH: Direct to Home (broadcasting)

Letter E Full Forms


ECA: Essential Commodity Act

ECB: External Commercial Borrowings

ECS: Electronic Clearing Service

EDUSAT: Education Satellite

EEE: Exempt Exempt Exempt

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EEFC Accounts: Exchange Earners Foreign Currency Account

EET: Exempt Exempt Taxation

EFA: Education for All

EFT: Electronic fund transfer

EGOM: Empowered Group of Ministers

EMI: Equated Monthly Installment

EMS: European Monetary System

PDF: Employees Provident Fund

EPFO: Employees Provident Fund Organization

ERNET: Educational and Research Network

ESA: European Space Agency

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ESCAP: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacify

ESMA: Essential Services Maintenance Act

ESOP: Employee Stock Option Program

EU: European Union

EXIM: Export-Import Bank of India


E & OE: Errors and Omissions Excepted


EG: Exempli Gratia

eg: example gratia; for example

ECG: Electro Cardio-gram

ECS: Electronic Clearing Service

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ECT: Electro-convulsant Therapy (electric shock treatment)

EDUSAT: Education Satellite

EEG: Electro-encephalography

EET: Exempt Exempt Taxation

EFA: Education for All

EFF: Extended Fund Facility

EHTP: Electronic Hardware Technology Parks

ELISA: Enzyme-Linked Immuno Solvent Assay (used for testing AIDS)

EMI: Equated Monthly Instalments

EMS: European Monetary System

EMU: Electric-Multiple Unit; Extra-vehicular Mobility Unit; (European) Economic 
and Monetary Union

EPROM: Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory

ER: Eastern Railway

ERM: Exchange Rate Mechanism

ERNET: Educational and Research Network

ESA: European Space Agency

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ESCAP: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ESMA: Essential Services Maintenance Act

ESOP: Employee Stock Option Programme

Etc: Et Cetera

etc: et cetera (and other things)

EU: European Union

EVM: Electronic Voting Machine



Letter F Full Forms


FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization

FCCB: Foreign Currency Convertible Bond

FCNR: Foreign Currency (Non-Resident) Accounts Scheme

FCNR(B): Foreign Currency Currency Non-Repatriable (Banks)

FCNR(B) : Foreign Currency Non-resident (Banks)

FDI: Foreign Direct Investment

FEMA: Foreign Exchange Management Act

FERA: Foreign Exchange Regulations Act

FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers Of Commerce and Industry

FII: Foreign Institutional Investors

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FIMMDA: Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India

FIPB: Foreign Investment Promotion Board (Of India)

FMCG: Fast Moving Consumer Goods

FPO: Follow on Public Offer

FRBM: Fiscal Responsibility And Budget Management

FSSA: Food Safety And Standards Authority (Of India)

FTA: Free Trade Area

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization

FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation

FOR: Free On Rail

FRCS: Fellow Of Royal College of Surgeons

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organisation

FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation (of the U.S.A.)

FCNR: Foreign Currency (non-resident) Accounts Scheme

FDR: Flight Data Recorder; Fixed Deposit Receipt

FEMA: Foreign Exchange Management Act

FERA: Foreign Exchange Regulations Act

FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

FII: Foreign Institutional Investors

FIPB: Foreign Investment Promotion Board (of India)

FLAG: Fibre Optic Link Around the Globe

FM: Field Marshal; Frequency Modulated

FPSB: Financial Planning Standards Boards (India)

FRBM: Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management

FSSA: Food Safety and Standards Authority (of India)

FTA: Free Trade Area

FTP: File Transfer Protocol


Letter G Full-Form Lists


GATT: General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade

GCC: Gulf Cooperation Council

GDP: Gross Domestic Product

GDR: Global Depositary Receipt

GEF: Global Environment Fund

GIC: General Insurance Corporation

GNP: Gross National Product

GOI: Government of India



GST: Goods and Service Tax

GK: General Knowledge

GMT: Greenwich Mean Time

GPF: General Post Office


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GAGAN: GPS-aided Geo-augmented Navigation

GAIL: Gas Authority of India Limited

GAIN: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

GATS: General Agreement on Trade in Services

GATT: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GCA: General Currency Area


GCC: Gulf Cooperation Council

GCM: Greatest Common Measure

GEF: Global Environment Fund

GHQ: General Headquarters

GIC: General Insurance Corporation

GIST: Graphics and Intelligence based Script Technology

GPS: Global Mobile Personal Communications System

GMRT: Giant Meter wave Radio Telescope

GMT: Greenwich Mean Time

GNP: Gross National Product

GNSS: Global Navigation Satellite System

GOC: General Officer Commanding

GOOGLE: Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language of Earth

GPO: General Post Office


GPRS: General Packet Radio System

GPS: Global Positioning System

GSLV: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle

GSP: Generalised Special Preferences

GST: Goods and Service Tax

GSTP: Global System of Trade Preferences



Letter H Full Forms


HDFC: Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited

HDI: Human Development Index

HSBC: Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

HUDCO: Housing & Urban Development Corporation

HUDCO: Housing And Urban Development Corporation

HH: His Or Highness

HMT: Hindustan Machine Tools

HP: Horse Power

HAWS: High Altitude Warfare School



HCF: Highest Common Factor

HDFC: Housing Development Finance Corporation

HDI: Human Development Index

HDTV: High Definition Television

HE: His (or Her) Excellency; His (or Her) Eminence; High Explosive; Horizontal 
Equivalent

HITS: Headend In The Sky

HMMWV: High Mobility Multipurpose-Wheeled Vehicle

HMS: Hybrid Mail Service

HP: Himachal Pradesh; Horizontal Plane; Horse Power

HTML: HyperText Markup Language

HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol

HUDCO: Housing and Urban Development Corporation

HVDC: High Voltage Direct Current




Letter I Full Forms


IAAI: International Airport Authority Of India

IAAS: Indian Audit and Accounts Service

IADF: International Agricultural Development Fund

IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency

IASB: The International Accounting Standards Board

IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICAI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ICAR: Indian Council of Agricultural Research

ICCW: Indian Council for Child Welfare

ICDS: Integrated Child Development Service

ICICI: Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India

ICMR: Indian Council of Medical Research

ICOR: Incremental capital-output ratio

ICRA: Investment information and Credit Rating Agency

ICRC: International Committee of Red Cross

IDA: International Development Association

IDBI: Industrial Development Bank of India

IDR: Indian Depository Receipts

IES: Indian Economic Service

IEX: Indian Energy Exchange

IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFC: International Finance Corporation

IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standard

IFSC: Indian Financial System Code

IFSC: Indian financial system code

IFTU: International Federation of Trade Unions

IFWJ: Indian Federation of Working Journalists

IIP: The Index of Industrial Production

IIPA: Indian Institute of Public Administration

IISS: International Institute of Strategic Studies

ILO: International Labor Organization

IMF: International Monetary Fund

IMO: International Maritime Organization

IMRB: Indian Market Research Bureau

INMARSAT: International Maritime Satellite Organization

INR: Indian Rupee

INTERPOL: International Police Organization

INTUC: Indian National Trade Union Congress

IOC: International Olympic Committee

IP: Interest Payment

IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPEC: International Program on Elimination Of Child Labor

IPO: Initial public offer

IPR: Intellectual Property Right

IRDA: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

IRDA: Insurance Regulatory Development Authority

IREP: Integrated Rural Energy Planning

ISO: International Standardization Organization

  : International Space Station

ITDC: Indian Tourism Development Corporation

ITO: International Trade Organization; Income-Tax Officer

ITU: International Tele-Communication Union

IA: Intermediate In Arts

IAF: Indian Air Force

IAS: Indian Administrative Association

ie: id est (that is)

A: Indian Football Association

INA: Indian National Army

INTUC: Indian National Trade Union Congress

IPS: Indian Police Service

IST: Indian Standard Time

IAAI: International Airport Authority of India

IAAS: Indian Audit and Accounts Service

IADF: International Agricultural Development Fund

IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency

IAF: Indian Air Force

IAMC: Indian Army Medical Corps

IAS: Indian Administrative Service

IATA: International Air Transport Association

IATT: Inland Air Travel Tax

IBEX: Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission

IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICANN: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organisation

ICAR: Indian Council of Agricultural Research

ICCR: Indian Council of Cultural Relations

ICCW: Indian Council for Child Welfare

ICDS: Integrated Child Development Service

ICICI: Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India

ICJ: International Court of Justice (with Headquarters at the Hague)

ICL: Indian Cricket League

ICMR: Indian Council of Medical Research

ICPA: Indian Cricket Players’ Association

ICRC: International Committee of the Red Cross

IDA: International Development Association

IDBI: Industrial Development Bank of India

IDSA: Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis

IEA: International Energy Agency

IES: Indian Economic Service

IEX: Indian Energy Exchange

IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standard

IFS: Indian Foreign Service; Indian Forest Service

IFTU: International Federation of Trade Unions

IFWJ: Indian Federation of Working Journalists

IGNOU: Indira Gandhi National Open University

IIPA: Indian Institute of Public Administration

IISS: International Institute of Strategic Studies

IIT: Indian Institutes of Technology

ILO: International Labour Organisation

IMA: Indian Military Academy

IMET: International Military Education Training Programme

IMF: International Monetary Fund

IMO: International Maritime Organisation

IN: Indian Navy; Intelligent Network

INA: Indian National Army

INK: International Newspaper Kiosks

INMARSAT: International Maritime Satellite Organisation

INMAS: Institute of Nuclear Medicines and Allied Sciences

INS: Indian Naval Ship; Indian Newspaper Society

INSAS: Indian Small Arms System

INSAT: Indian National Satellite

INTEL: Integrated Electronics

INTERPOL: International Police Organisation

INTUC: Indian National Trade Union Congress

IOC: International Olympic Committee

IP: Indian Police

IPC: Indian Penal Code

IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPEC: International Programme on Elimination of Child Labour

IPI: International Press Institute

IPR: Intellectual Property Right

IPS: Indian Police Service; Indian Postal Service

IPTV: Internet Protocol Television

IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union

IQ: Intelligence Quotient

IR: Infra-red

IRA: Insurance Regulatory Authority

IRBM: Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

IREP: Integrated Rural Energy Planning

IRS: Indian Remote Sensing Satellite; Indian Revenue Service

ISAF: International Stabilization and Assistance Force (in Afghanistan)

ISC: Inter-State Council

ISCON: International Society for Krishna Consciousness

ISCS: Integrated Smart Card System

ISD: International Subscriber Dialled (telephone)

ISH: Information Super Highway

ISI: Indian Standard Institute

ISI: Indian Statistical Institute

ISKCON: International Society for Krishna Consciousness

ISO: International Standardisation Organisation

ISP: Internet Service Provider

ISRO: Indian Space Research Organisation

ISS: International Space Station

IST: Indian Standard Time

ISTRAC: ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network

ITDC: Indian Tourism Development Corporation

ITO: International Trade Organisation; Income-tax Officer

ITU: International Tele-communication Union


IUC: Interconnect User Charge



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