Banking Computers Science Usage of Computers Abbreviations


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Computer terminologies and abbreviations are frequently asked in Bank PO/clerk and other exams. Here is an extensive list of short-forms or abbreviations related to computers and information technology;



Ace: Access Control Entry

ADSL: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

ADC: Analog To Digital Converter

AI: Artificial Intelligence

ALGOL: Algorithmic Language

ALU: Arithmetic Logic Unit

ANSI: American National Standards Institute

API: Application Program Interface

ARP: Address Resolution Protocol

ARPANET: Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

ASCII: American Standard Code For Information


ATM: Asynchronous Transfer Mode

AUI: Attachment Unit Interface

AVI: Audio Video Interleave


BASIC: Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCD: Binary Coded Decimal

BHTML: Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language

BIOS: Basic Input Output System

BIU: Bus Interface Unit

BMP: Bitmap

BPS: Bytes Per Seconds


CAD: Computer Aided Design

CADD: Computer Added Drafting And Design

CAI: Computer Aided Instructuion

CAM: Computer Aided Manufacturing

CASE: Computer Aided Software Engineering

CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate

CD: Compact Disc

CD RW: Compact Disc Rewritable

CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access

CDROM: Compact Disc Read Only Memory

CGI: Common Gateway Interface

CISC: Complex Instruction Set Computer

CLR: Common Language Runtime

CMOS: Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

COBOL: Common Business Oriented Language

CPI: Clock Cycle Per Instruction

CPU: Central Processing Unit

CRM: Customer Relationship Management

CRT: Cathode Ray Tube

CUI: Character User Interface


DAC: Digital To Analog Converter

DBA: Data Base Administrator

DBMS: Data Base Management System

DCL: Data Control Language

DDL: Data Definition Language

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

DNA: Distributed Internet Architecture

DNS: Domain Name System (Server)

DOM: Document Object Model

DOS: Disk Operating System, Denial Of Service

DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory

DSL: Digital Subscriber Line

DSN: Digital Subscriber Network

DTD: Document Type Definition

DVD: Digital Versatile Disc


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

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

FDMA: Frequency Division Multiple Access

FIFO: First In First Out

FORTRAN: Formula Translation

FPS: Frames Per Second

FRAM: Ferro Electric Random Access Memory

FTP: File Transfer Protocol


GB: Giga Bytes

GUI: Graphical User Interface


HDD: Hard Disk Drive

HP: Hewlett Packard

HTML: Hyper Text Markup Language

HTTP: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol


IO: Input Output

IBM: International Business Machines

1C: Integrated Circuit

ICMP: Internet Control Message Protocol

IE: Internet Explorer

IGMP: Internet Group Management Protocol

IP: Internet Protocol

IRC: Internet Relay Chat

IRQ: Interrupt Request

ISDN: Integrated Services Digital Network

ISO: International Standard Organization

ISP: Internet Service Provider

ISR: Interrupt Service Routine

IT: Information Technology


JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group

KB: Kilo Bytes

Kb: Kito Bit

KBPS: Kilo Bytes Per Second


L2TP: Layer Two Tunneling Protocol

LAN: Local Area Network

LCD: Liquid Crystal Display

LIFO: Last In First Out

LIPS: Logical Interfaces Per Second

LOC: Lines Of Code

LSI: Large Scale Integration


MAC: Media Access Control

MAN: Metropolitan Area Network

MB: Mega Bytes

MBPS: Mega Bytes Per Second

MCS: Multicast Server

MDI: Multiple Document Interface

MDS: Microcomputer Development System

MFT: Master File Table

MG: Mega Bytes

MICR: MagneticNInk Characters Reader

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

MSN: Microsoft Network

MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit


NAS: Network Attached Storage

NASSCOM: National Association Of Software & Service Companies

NCP: Network Control Protocol

NDIS: Network Driver Interface Specification

NTFS: New Technology File System

NTP: Network Time Protocol


OCR: Optical Character Readers

OLE: Object Linking And Embedding

OMR: Optical Mark Reader

OOP: Object Oriented Programming

OOPS: Object Oriented Programming System

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

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

FROM: Programmable Read Only Memory


QDR: Quad Data Rate

QEP: Quoted for performance

QDS: Quality of service


RADSL: Rate Adaptive 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

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

SAP: Service Access Point, Systems Applications Products

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

SIU: Serial Interface Unit

SMS: Short Message Service

SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol

SQA: Statistical Quality Assurance

SQL: Structured Query Language

SRAM: Static Random Access Memory

SRS: Software Requirements Specification

STP: Shielded Twisted Pair

SW: Software


TB: Tera Bytes

TCP: Transmission Control Protocol

TCPIP: Transmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol

TDI: Transport Data Interface

TDMA: Time Division Multiple Access


UDD: User Datagram Protocol

UDP: User Datagram Protocol

UI: User Interface

UML: Unified Modelling Language

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

VB: Visual Basic

VCD: Video Compact Disc

VGA: Video Graphics Array

VLSI: Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits

VPN: Virtual Private Network

VRAM: Video Random Access Memory

VS: Visual Studio


WAN: Wide Area Network

WAP: Wireless Application Protocol

WINDOWS ME: Windows Millennium Edition

WINDOWS NT: Windows New Technology

WINDOWS XP: Windows Experienced

WORM: Write Once Read Many

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 Language


ZIP: Zone Information Protocol

ZB: Zeta Byte

ZISC: Zone Instruction Set Computer

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