A Complete Full Forms Directory

Welcome to the Dictionary of Full Forms. We often use some words in our daily life, but don't know their full forms. These terms can be categorized in Technology, software development, collage, Goverment of India categories, educational, science, computer and general categories.

Let's see a list of full forms.


A Full Forms

Number Term Full Form
1 AC Alternating Current
2 ACPI Advanced Configuration And Power Interface
3 ACT Activity
4 ADSL Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line
5 AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
6 AMD Advanced Micro Devices
7 AMR Audio Modem Riser
8 APIPA Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
9 APM Advanced Power Management
10 ARP Address Resolution Protocol
11 ASR Automated System Recovery
12 AT Advanced Technology
13 ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
14 ATAPI Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
15 ATM Automated Teller Machine
16 ATX Advanced Technology eXtended
17 ADIDAS Adolf "Adi" Dassler
18 AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
19 AM and PM AM: Anti Meridiem, PM: Post Meridiem
20 AD Anno Domini
21 AICTE All India Council for Technical Education
22 AMC Annual Maintenance Contract, American Motors Corporation
23 AMIE Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers
24 AMUL Anand Milk Union Limited
25 APJ Abdul Kalam Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
26 ASAP As Soon As Possible
27 ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
28 AT&T American Telephone & Telegraph Company

B Full Forms

Number Term Full Form
1 BIOS Basic Input Output System
2 BNC Bayonet-Neill-Concelman Or British Navel Connector
3 BRI Basic Rate Interface
4 BTX Balanced Technology Extended
5 BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
6 BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
7 BCA Bachelor of Computer Applications
8 BCCI Board of Control of Cricket in India
9 BPO Business Process Outsourcing
10 BRB Be Right Back
11 B.Tech Bachelor of Technology
12 BAMS Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
13 BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery
14 BE Bachelor of Engineering
15 BSC Bachelor of Science, Base Station Controller
16 BMW Bayerische Motoren Werke

C Full Forms

1 CCD Charged Coupled Device
2 CD Compact Disc
3 CD-ROM Compact Disc-Read-Only Memory
4 CD-RW Compact Disc-Rewritable
5 CDFS Compact Disc File System
6 CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
7 CNR Communication Network Riser
8 COM1 Communication Port 1
9 CPU Central Processing Unit
10 CRIMM Continuity-Rambus Inline Memory Module
11 CRT Cathode-Ray Tube
12 CAG Comptroller and Auditor General of India
13 CAIIB Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers
14 CAT Common Admission Test
15 CBI Central bureau of Investigation, Central Bank of India
16 CC Cubic Capacity/ Cubic Centimeter, Carbon Copy
17 CCTV Closed Circuit Television
18 CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
19 CEO Chief Executive Officer
20 CFL Compact fluorescent lamp
21 CGPA Cumulative Grade Point Average
22 CID Crime Investigation Department
23 CISF Central Industrial Security Force
24 CNC Computerized Numerical Control
25 CNG Compressed Natural Gas
26 COMPUTER No, but can be termed as Common Operating Machine Purposely Used for Technological and Educational Research
27 COO Chief Operating Officer
28 CPT Common Proficiency Test
29 CRISIL Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited
30 CRPF Central Reserve Police Force
31 CTC Cost To Company
32 CV Curriculum Vitae

D Full Forms

1 DAC Discretionary Access Control
2 DB-25 Serial Communications D-Shell Connector, 25 Pins
3 DB-9 9 Pin D Shell Connector
4 DC Direct Current
5 DDOS Distributed Denial Of Service
6 DDR Double Data-Rate
7 DDR RAM Double Data-Rate Random Access Memory
8 DDR SDRAM Double Data-Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
9 DFS Distributed File System
10 DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
11 DIMM Dual Inline Memory Module
12 DIN Deutsche Industrie Norm
13 DIP Dual Inline Package
14 DLT Digital Linear Tape
15 DLP Digital Light Processing
16 DMA Direct Memory Access
17 DNS Domain Name Service Or Domain Name Server
18 DOS Disk Operating System Or Denial Of Service
19 DPMS Display Power Management Signaling
20 DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
21 DSL Digital Subscriber Line
22 DVD Digital Video Disc Or Digital Versatile Disc
23 DVD-RAM Digital Video Disc-Random Access Memory
24 DVD-ROM Digital Video Disc-Read Only Memory
25 DVD-R Digital Video Disc-Recordable
26 DVD-RW Digital Video Disc-Rewritable
27 DVI Digital Visual Interface
28 DDT DichloroDiphenylTrichloroethane
29 DHL Dalsey Hillblom Lynn
30 DIG Deputy Inspector General
31 DJ Disc Jockey
32 DLF Delhi Land and Finance
33 DP Display Picture, Data Processing
34 DSLR Digital single-lens reflex
35 DSP Deputy Superintendent of Police
36 DTP Desk-Top Publishing, Distributed Transaction Processing
37 DVD Digital Video Disc, Digital Versatile Disc

E Full Forms

1 ECC Error Correction Code
2 ECP Extended Capabilities Port
3 EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
4 EFS Encrypting File System
5 EIDE Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics
6 EISA Extended Industry Standard Architecture
7 EMI Electromagnetic Interference
8 EMP Electromagnetic Pulse
9 EPROM Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
10 EPP Enhanced Parallel Port
11 ERD Emergency Repair Disk
12 ESD Electrostatic Discharge
13 ESDI Enhanced Small Device Interface
14 EVGA Extended Video Graphics Adapter/Array
15 EVDO Evolution Data Optimized Or Evolution Data Only
16 EMI Equated Monthly Installment
17 EOD End of the Day
18 ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
19 ETA Estimated Time of Arrival

F Full Forms

1 FAT File Allocation Table
2 FAT12 12-Bit File Allocation Table
3 FAT16 16-Bit File Allocation Table
4 FAT32 32-Bit File Allocation Table
5 FDD Floppy Disk Drive
6 FERPA Family Educational Rights And Privacy Act
7 Fn Function (Referring To The Function Key On A Laptop)
8 FPM Fast Page-Mode
9 FRU Field Replaceable Unit
10 FT P File Transfer Protocol
11 FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name
12 FDI Foreign Direct Investment
13 FIR First Information Report
14 FMCG Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
15 F.O.R Freight on Road
16 FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
17 FYI For Your Information

G Full Forms

1 GB Gigabyte
2 GDI Graphics Device Interface
3 GHz Gigahertz
4 GUI Graphical User Interface
5 GPRS General Packet Radio System
6 GSM Global System For Mobile Communications
7 GOOGLE Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth
8 GPRS General Packet Radio Service
9 GSM Global System for Mobile communication
10 GST Goods and Service Tax

H Full Forms

1 HAL Hardware Abstraction Layer
2 HCL Hardware Compatibility List
3 HDD Hard Disk Drive
4 HDMi High Definition Media Interface
5 HPFS High Performance File System
6 HTML Hypertext Markup Language
7 HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
8 HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol Over Secure Sockets Layer
9 HDFC Housing Development Finance Corporation
10 HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
11 HSBC Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
12 HTC High Tech Computer

I Full Forms

1 I/O Input/Output
2 ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
3 ICS Internet Connection Sharing
4 ICR Intelligent Character Recognition
5 IDE Integrated Drive Electronics
6 IEEE Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers
7 IIS Internet Information Services
8 IMAP Internet Mail Access Protocol
9 IP Internet Protocol
10 IPCONFIG Internet Protocol Configuration
11 IPP Internet Printing Protocol
12 IPSEC Internet Protocol Security
13 IPX Internetwork Packet Exchange
14 IPX/SPX Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange
15 IR Infrared
16 IrDA Infrared Data Association
17 IRQ Interrupt Request
18 ISA Industry Standard Architecture
19 ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
20 ISO Industry Standards Organization
21 ISP Internet Service Provider
22 IAS Indian Administrative Service
23 IBM International Business Machines
24 IBPS Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
25 ICICI Credit and Investment Corporation of India
26 ICSE Indian Certificate of Secondary Education
27 ICU Intensive Care Unit
28 ICWA Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India, Indian Child Welfare Act
29 IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India
30 IELTS International English Language Testing System
31 IFSC Indian Financial System Code
32 INDIA No, but can be termed as Independent National Democratic Intelligent Area
33 INR Indian Rupee
34 IPL Indian Premier League
35 IPS Indian Police Service, In-Plane Switching, Intrusion Prevention System
36 ISI Indian Standards Institute
37 ISO International Organization for Standardization
38 ITC Indian Tobacco Company, International Trade Center, Independent Telephone Company
39 ITI Industrial Training Institute

J Full Forms

1 JCB Joseph Cyril Bamford
2 JPG Joint Photographic Experts Group

K Full Forms

1 KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken
3 KRA Key Result Area/ Key Responsibility Area
4 KB Kilobyte

L Full Forms

1 LAN Local Area Network
2 LBA Logical Block Addressing
3 LC Lucent Connector
4 LCD Liquid Crystal Display
5 LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
6 LED Light Emitting Diode
7 LIP Or Lipoly Lithium-Ion Polymer
8 Li-on Lithium-Ion
9 LPD/LPR Line Printer Daemon / Line Printer Remote
10 LPT Line Printer Terminal
11 LPT1 Line Printer Terminal 1
12 LPX Low Profile Extended
13 LVD Low Voltage Differential
14 LCD Liquid Cristal Display
15 LG Lieutenant Governor
16 LLB Legum Baccalaureus in Latin, Bachelor of Laws
17 LMAO Laughing My A** Off
18 LOL Laughing Out Loud
19 LOVE No, but can be Life's Only Valuable Emotion, Long Lasting Original Valuable Emotion

M Full Forms

1 MAC Media Access Control
2 MAN Metropolitan Area Network
3 MAPI Messaging Application Programming Interface
4 Mb Megabit
5 MB Megabyte
6 MBR Master Boot Record
7 MBSA Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
8 MCR Multivariant Curve Resolution
9 MFD Multi-Function Device
10 MFP Multi-Function Product
11 MHz Megahertz
12 MicroDIMM Micro Dual Inline Memory Module
13 MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
14 MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
15 MLI Multiple Link Interface
16 MMC Microsoft Management Console
17 MMX Multimedia Extensions
18 MP3 Moving Picture Experts Group Layer 3 Audio
19 MPEG Moving Picture Experts Group
20 MSCONFIG Microsoft Configuration
21 MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
22 MUI Multilingual User Interface
23 MBA Master of Business Administration
24 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae in Latin)
25 MCA Master of Computer Application
26 MD Doctor of Medicine
27 MIS Management Information System
28 MLA Member of Legislative Assembly
29 MMS Multimedia Messaging Service
30 MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging

N Full Forms

1 NAS Network-Attached Storage
2 NAT Network Address Translation
3 NetBIOS Networked Basic Input/Output System
4 NetBEUI Networked Basic Input/Output System Extended User Interface
5 NFS Network File System
6 NIC Network Interface Card
7 NiCd Nickel Cadmium
8 NiMH Nickel Metal Hydride
9 NLI Not Logged In Or Natural Language Interface
10 NLX New Low-Profile Extended
11 NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol
12 NTFS New Technology File System
13 NTLDR New Technology Loader
14 NWLINK Netware Link
15 NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
16 NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
17 NCR National Capital Region
18 NDA National Defence Academy, National Democratic Alliance
19 NEFT National Electronic Funds Transfer
20 NGO Non-Governmental Organization
21 NRI Non-Resident Indian
22 NSDL National Securities Depository Limited

O Full Forms

1 OCR Optical Character Recognition
2 OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
3 OMR Optical Mark Recognition
4 OS Operating System
5 OSR Original Equipment Manufacturer Service Release
6 OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
7 OK Olla Kalla or Oll Korrect
8 ONGC Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
9 OPD Outpatient Department

P Full Forms

1 PAN Personal Area Network
2 PATA Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment
3 PC Personal Computer
4 PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
5 PCIe Peripheral Component Interconnect Express
6 PCIX Peripheral Component Interconnect Extended
7 PCL Printer Control Language
8 PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
9 PDA Personal Digital Assistant
10 PGA Pin Grid Array
11 PGA2 Pin Grid Array 2
12 PIN Personal Identification Number
13 PKI Public Key Infrastructure
14 PnP Plug And Play
15 POP Post Office Protocol
16 POP3 Post Office Protocol 3
17 POST Power-On Self Test
18 POTS Plain Old Telephone Service
19 PPP Point-To-Point Protocol
20 PPTP Point-To-Point Tunneling Protocol
21 PRI Primary Rate Interface
22 PROM Programmable Read-Only Memory
23 PS/2 Personal System/2 Connector
24 PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network
25 PVC Permanent Virtual Circuit
26 PXE Preboot Execution Environment
27 PCS Provincial Civil Service
28 PDF Portable Document Format
29 PFA Please Find Attachment, Predictive Failure Analysis
30 PHD Doctor of Philosophy
31 PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (earlier called, Personal Home Page)
32 PNR Passenger Name Record
33 PS Postscript
34 PSU Public Sector Undertaking, Power Supply Unit
35 PVC Poly Vinyl Chloride

R Full Forms

1 QoS Quality Of Service

R Full Forms

1 RAW Research and Analysis Wing
2 RDX Research Department Explosive / Royal Demolition Explosive
3 RIP Rest In Peace, Routing Information Protocol
4 ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing
5 RPM Revolutions Per Minute
6 RSS Really Simple Syndication, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
7 RSVP Repondez s'il vous plait
8 RTGS Real-Time Gross Settlement
9 RTO Regional Transport Office/ Road Transport Office
10 RAID Redundant Array Of Independent (Or Inexpensive) Discs
11 RAM Random Access Memory
12 RAS Remote Access Service
13 RBAC Role-Based Access Control Or Rule-Based Access Control
14 RDRAM Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
15 RF Radio Frequency
16 RFI Radio Frequency Interference
17 RGB Red Green Blue
18 RIMM Rambus Inline Memory Module
19 RIS Routing Information Protocol
20 RISC Remote Installation Service
21 RJ Reduced Instruction Set Computer
22 RJ-11 Registered Jack
23 RJ-45 Registered Jack Function 11
24 RMA Registered Jack Function 45
25 ROM Returned Materials Authorization
26 RS-232 or RS-232C Read Only Memory
27 RTC Recommended Standard 232

S Full Forms

1 SAN Storage Area Network
2 SATA Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
3 SC Subscription Channel
4 SCSI Small Computer System Interface
5 SCSI ID Small Computer System Interface Identifier
6 SD Card Secure Digital Card
7 SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
8 SEC Single Edge Connector
9 SFC System File Checker
10 SGRAM Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
11 SIMM Single Inline Memory Module
12 SLI Scalable Link Interface Or System Level Integration Or Scanline Interleave Mode
13 SMB Server Message Block Or Small To Midsize Business
14 SMTP Simple Mail Transport Protocol
15 SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
16 SoDIMM Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module
17 SOHO Small Office/Home Office
18 SP Service Pack
19 SP1 Service Pack 1
20 SP2 Service Pack 2
21 SPDIF Sony-Philips Digital Interface Format
22 SPGA Staggered Pin Grid Array
23 SPX Sequenced Package Exchange
24 SRAM Static Random Access Memory
25 SSH Secure Shell
26 SSID Service Set Identifier
27 SSL Secure Sockets Layer
28 ST Straight Tip
29 STP Shielded Twisted Pair
30 SVGA Super Video Graphics Array
31 SXGA Super Extended Graphics Array
32 SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
33 SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test, Scholastic Assessment Test
34 SDM Sub Divisional Magistrate
35 SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India
36 SHO Station House Officer
37 SIM Subscriber Identity Module
38 SIT Special Investigation Team
39 SKU Stock Keeping Unit
40 SLR Single Lens Reflex, Statutory Liquidity Ratio
41 SME Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
42 SMPS Switched-Mode Power Supply/ Switching Mode Power Supply
43 SMS Short Message Service
44 SOS Save Our Souls
45 SQL Structured Query Language
46 SSB Service Selection Board
47 SSC Secondary School Certificate, Staff Selection Commission
48 SSLC Secondary School Leaving Certificate
49 STD Subscriber Trunk Dialing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
50 SUV Sport Utility Vehicle

T Full Forms

1 TB Terabyte
2 TCP Transmission Control Protocol
3 TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
4 TDR Time Domain Reflectometer
5 TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol
6 TAN Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number
7 TDS Tax Deducted at Source
8 TRP Television Rating Point
9 TBH To Be Honest
10 TFT Thin Film Transistor
11 TTYL Talk To You Later
12 TVS Thirukkurungudi Vengaram Sundram

U Full Forms

1 UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
2 UDF User Defined Functions Or Universal Disk Format Or Universal Data Format
3 UDMA Ultra Direct Memory Access
4 UDP User Datagram Protocol
5 UL Underwriter'S Laboratory
6 UNC Universal Naming Convention
7 UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
8 URL Uniform Resource Locator
9 USB Universal Serial Bus
10 USMT User State Migration Tool
11 UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
12 UXGA Ultra Extended Graphics Array
13 UGC University Grants Commission
14 UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
15 UPA United Progressive Alliance, United Production of America
16 UPSC Union Public Service Commission
17 USP Unique Selling Proposition
18 USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

V Full Forms

1 VESA Video Electronics Standards Association
2 VFAT Virtual File Allocation Table
3 VGA Video Graphics Array
4 VoIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
5 VPN Virtual Private Network
6 VRAM Video Random Access Memory
7 VIRUS Vital Information Resources Under Seize
8 VISA charta visa, lit in Latin

W Full Forms

1 WAN Wide Area Network
2 WAP Wireless Application Protocol
3 WEP Wired Equivalent Privacy
4 WIFI Wireless Fidelity
5 WINS Windows Internet Name Service
6 WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
7 WPA Wireless Protected Access
8 WUXGA Wide Ultra Extended Graphics Array
9 WEF World Economic Forum, With Effect From
10 WIPRO Western India Products
11 WWF World Wide Fund for Nature, World Wrestling Federation
12 WWW World Wide Web

X Full Forms

1 XGA Extended Graphics Array
2 XML eXtensible Markup Language

Y Full Forms

1 YAHOO Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle / Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle

Z Full Forms

1 ZIF Zero-Insertion-Force
2 ZIP Zigzag Inline Package