Jul 06, 2012 at 02:43pm IST

Computer abbreviations for Bank exams

Computer terminologies and abbreviations are frequently askedd in Bank PO and other bank exams like the Specialist Officer exam. Here is an extensive list of short-forms or abbreviations related to computers and IT:

ACE: Access Control Entry

ADSL: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

AGP: Accelerated Graphics Port

Computer terminologies and abbreviations are frequently askedd in Bank PO and other bank exams.

AI: Artificial Intelligence

ALGOL: Algorithmic Language

ALU: Arithmetic Logic Unit

ANSI: American National Standards Institute

API: Application Program Interface

APIPA: Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing

APT: Automatically Programmed Tooling

ARP: Address Resolution Protocol

ARPANET: Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

ASCII: American Standard Code For Information Interchange

ASF: Advanced Streaming Format

ASP: Active Server Pages

ATAPI: Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface

ATM: Asynchronous Transfer Mode

AUI: Attachment Unit Interface

AVI: Audio Video Interleave

BASIC: Beginner`s All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCD: Binary Coded Decimal

BDPS:: Business Data Processing Systems

BHTML: Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language

BIOS: Basic Input Output System

BIU: Bus Interface Unit

BMP: Bitmap

BPS: Bytes Per Seconds

C-DAC: Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing

CAD: Computer Aided Design

CADD: Computer Added Drafting And Design

CAI: Computer Aided Instructuion

CAM: Computer Aided Manufacturing

CAR: Control Address Register

CASE: Computer Aided Software Engineering

CCIS: Common Channel Interoffice Signaling

CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate

CD: Compact Disc

CD RW: Compact Disc ReWritable

CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access

CDROM: Compact Disc Read Only Memory

CFG: Control Flow Graph

CGI: Common Gateway Interface

CGM: Computer Graphics Metafile

CIDR: Classless InterDomain Routing

CIM: Computer Integrated Manufacture

CISC: Complex Instruction Set Computers

CIX: Commercial Internet Exchange

CLR: Common Language Runtime

CMOS: Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

CMS: Content Management System

CMYK: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key (Black)

COBOL: Common Business Oriented Language

CORBA: Common Object Request Broker Architecture

CPI: Clock Cycle Per Instruction

CPU: Central Processing Unit

CRC: Cyclic Redundancy Check

CRM: Customer Relationship Management

CROM: Control Read Only Memory

CRT: Cathode Ray Tube

CUI: Character User Interface

DAC: Digital To Analog Converter

DAO: Data Access Objects

DARPANET: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

DBA: Data Base Administrator

DBMS: Data Base Management System

DCA: Defence Communication Agency

DCL: Data Control Language

DCOM: Distributed Component Object Model

DCP: Data Communication Processor

DDL: Data Definition Language

DDOS: Distributed Denial Of Service

DDP: Distributed Data Processing

DFD: Data Flow Diagram

DFS: Distributed File System

DHCP: Dynamic Host Control Protocol

DHTML: Dynamics Hyper Text Markup Language

DLC: Data Link Control

DLL: Dynamic Link Library

DMA: Direct Memory Access

DML: Data Manipulation Language

DMTF: Distributed Management Test Force

DNA: Distributed Internet Architecture

DNS: Domain Name System (Server)

DOM: Document Object Model

DOS: Disk Operating System, Denial Of Service

DPI: Dots Per Inch

DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory

DSL: Digital Subscriber Line

DSN: Digital Subscriber Network

DTD: Document Type Definition

DVD: Digital Versatile Disc

E: Electronic

EAROM: Electrically Alterable Read Only Memory

EBCDIC: Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

EDC: Electronic Digital Computer

EDCDIC: Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

EEPROM: Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

EFS: Encrypted File System

EJB: Enterprise Java Beans

ENIAC: Electronics Numerical Integrator And Calculator

EPROM: Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

EROM: Erasable Read Only Memory

ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning

EULA: End User License Agreement

FAT: File Allocation Table

FDD: Floppy Disk Drive

FDDI: Fiber Distributed Data Interface

FDMA: Frequency Division Multiple Access

FIFO: First In First Out

FLOPS: Floating Point Operations Per Second

FO: Fiber Optics

FORTRAN: Formula Translation

FPS: Frames Per Second

FRAM: Ferro Electric Random Access Memory

FTP: File Transfer Protocol

GB: Giga Bytes

GIF: Graphic Interchange Format

GIGO: Garbage In Garbage Out

GML: General Markup Language

GPL: General Public License

GUI: Graphical User Interface

HDD: Hard Disk Drive

HFS: Hierarchical File System

HP: Hewlett Packard

HPC: High Performance Computing

HPFS: High Performance File System

HSR: Horizontal Scan Rate

HTML: Hyper Text Markup Language

HTTP: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

IO: Input Output

IBM: International Business Machines

IC: Integrated Circuit

ICMP: Internet Control Message Protocol

ICS: Reduce Instruction Set Computer

ICT: Information And Communication Technology

IDE: Integrated Development Environment

IE: Internet Explorer

IGMP: Internet Group Management Protocol

IL: Intermediate Language

IOP: InputOutput Processor

IP: Internet Protocol

IPX: Internetworked Packet Exchange

IRAM: Integration Ram

IRC: Internet Relay Chat

IRDA: Infrared Data Association

IRQ: Interrupt Request

ISAPI: Internet Server Application Program Interface

ISDN: Integrated Services Digital Network

ISO: International Standard Organization

ISP: Internet Service Provider

ISR: Interrupt Service Routine

IT: Information Technology

ITPL: Information Technology Park Limited (India)

JCL: Job Control Language

JDBC: Java Data Base Connectivity

JHTML: Java Within Hyper Text Markup Language

JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group

JSP: Java Server Pages

KB: Kilo Bytes

KBPS: Kilo Bytes Per Second

L2TP: Layer Two Tunneling Protocol

LAN: Local Area Network

LCD: Liquid Crystal Display

LDAP: Light Weight Directory Access Control

LIFO: Last In First Out

LIPS: Logical Interfaces Per Second

LOC: Lines Of Code

LSI: Large Scale Integration

LSP: Layered Service Provider

MAC: Media Access Control

MAN: Metropolitan Area Network

MAU: MultiStation Access Unit

MB: Mega Bytes

MBONE: Multicast Backbone

MBPS: Mega Bytes Per Second

MBR: Master Boot Record

MCP: Microsoft Certified Professional

MCS: Multicast Server

MDI: Multiple Document Interface

MDS: Microcomputer Development System

MFC: Microsoft Foundation Classes

MFT: Master File Table

MG: Mega Bytes

MICR: MagneticInk Characters Reader

MIDI: Musical Instrument Digital Interface

MIMD: Multiple Instruction Multiple Data

MIME: Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

MIPS: Millions Of Instructions Per Second

MISD: Multiple Instruction Single Data

MODEM: Modulator And Demodulator

MP3: Motion Pictures Experts Group Layer 3

MPEG: Motion Pictures Experts Group

MS: Microsoft

MSDN: Microsoft Developer Network

MSIIS: Microsoft Internet Information Server

MSIL: Microsoft Intermediate Language

MSMQ: Microsoft Message Queue

MSN: Microsoft Network

MSRAP: Microsoft Remote Administration Protocol

MSRPC: Microsoft Remote Procedure Call

MTS: Microsoft Transaction Server

MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit

MUDS: MultiUser Dungeons

NAS: Network Attached Storage

NASSCOM: National Association Of Software & Service Companies

NCP: Network Control Protocol

NDIS: Network Driver Interface Specification

NDRO: Nondestructive Read Out

NETBEUI: Netbios Enhanced User Interface

NIC: National Informatics Centre,

NIIT: National Institute Of Information Technology

NNTP: Network News Transfer Protocol

NSFNET: National Science Foundation Network

NTFS: New Technology File System

NTP: Network Time Protocol

OCR: Optical Character Readers

ODBC: Open Data Base Connectivity

OLE: Object Linking And Embedding

OMR: Optical Mark Reader

ONE: Open Network Architecture

OOA: Object Orient Analysis

OOAD: Object Oriented Analysis And Design

OOP: Object Oriented Programming

OOPS: Object Oriented Programming System

OPEN GL: Open Graphics Library

OS: Operating System

OSI: Open System Interconnection

PC: Personal Computer

PCI: Peripheral Component Interconnect

PCMCIA: Personal Computer Memory Card International Association

PDA: Personal Digital Assistant

PDF: Portable Document Format

PDL: Page Description Language

PDU: Protocol Data Unit

PIC: Programming Interrupt Control

PILOT: Programmed Inquiry Learning Or Teaching

PLA: Programmable Logic Array

PLC: Programmable Logic Controller

PNG: Portable Network Graphics

PNP: Plug And Play

PPP: Peer To Peer Protocol

PPTP: Point To Point Tunneling Protocol

PROM: Programmable Read Only Memory

PS: Post Script

RADSL: RateAdaptive Digital Subscribes Line

RAID: Redundant Array Of Independent Disks

RAM: Random Access Memory

RAMDAC: Random Access Memory Digital To Analog Converter

RAS: Remote Access Network

RD RAM: Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory

RDBMS: Relational Data Base Management System

RDO: Remote Data Objects

RDP: Remote Desktop Protocol

RFC: Request For Comments

RGB: Red Green Blue

RICS: Reduced Instruction Set Computer

RIP: Raster Image Processor

RISC: Reduced Instruction Set Computer

ROM: Read Only Memory

RPC: Remote Procedure Call

RTC: Real Time Clock

RTF: Rich Text Format

RTOS: Real Time Operating System

SACK: Selective Acknowledgements

SAM: Security Access Manager

SAP: Service Access Point, Systems Applications Products

SCMP: Software Configuration Management Plan

SD RAM: Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

SDD: Software Design Description

SDK: Software Development Kit

SDL: Storage Definition Language

SDN: Integrated Service Digital Network

SDRAM: Static Dynamic Random Access Memory

SDSL: Symmetric Digital Subscribes Line

SG RAM: Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory

SGML: Standard Generalized Markup Language

SIM: Subscriber Identification Module

SIMD: Single Instruction Multiple Data

SISD: Single Instruction Single Data

SIU: Serial Interface Unit

SMP: Symmetric MultiProcess

SMS: Short Message Service

SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNA: System Network Architecture

SNAP: Sub Network Access Protocol

SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol

SNOBOL: String Oriented Symbolic Language

SOAP: Simple Object Access Protocol

SPX: Sequenced Packet Exchange

SQA: Statistical Quality Assurance

SQL: Structured Query Language

SRAM: Static Random Access Memory

SRS: Software Requirements Specification

STP: Shielded Twisted Pair

SVVP: Software Verification And Validation Plan

SW: Software

TAPI: Telephony Application Program Interface

TB: Tera Bytes

TCP: Transmission Control Protocol

TCPIP: Transmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol

TDI: Transport Data Interface

TDMA: Time Division Multiple Access

TPM: Transactions Processing Monitor

TSR: Terminate And Stay Residents

UDD: User Datagram Protocol

UDP: User Datagram Protocol

UI: User Interface

UML: Unified Modelling Language

UNC: Universal Naming Convention

UNIX: Uniplexed Information And Computer Systems

URL: Universal Resource Locator

USB: Universal Serial Bus

USRT: Universal Synchronous Receiver Transmitted

UTP: Unshielded Twisted Pair

VAN: Virtual Area Network

VAST: Very Small Aperture Terminal

VB: Visual Basic

VC++: Visual C++

VCD: Video Compact Disc

VDL: View Definition Language

VGA: Video Graphics Array

VHS: Video Home System

VLIW: Very Long Instruction Words

VLSI: Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits

VPN: Virtual Private Network

VRAM: Video Random Access Memory

VRML: Virtual Reality Modelling Language

VS: Visual Studio

VSNL: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited

VVR: Software Validation And Validation Report

VXD: Virtual Device Driver

W3C: World Wide Web Consortium

WAIS: Wide Area Information Servers

WAN: Wide Area Network

WAP: Wireless Application Protocol

WBEM: WebBase Enterprise Management

WDM: Wave Division Multiplexing

WHQL: Windows Hardware Quality Lab

WINDOWS ME: Windows Millennium Edition

WINDOWS NT: Windows New Technology

WINDOWS XP: Windows Experienced

WINS: Windows Internet Name Service

WMI: Windows Management Instrumentation

WML: Wireless Markup Language

WORM: Write Once Read Many

WSH: Windows Script Host

WWW: World Wide Web

WYSIWYG: What You See Is What You Get

XHTML: Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language

XML: Extensible Markup Language

XSL: Extensible Style Sheet Langauge

Y2K: Year 2000