Computer abbreviations for Bank exams
Jul 06, 2012 at 02:43pm IST

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