Computer is a scoring section in banking exams where you can easily earn marks just by reading some important computer abbreviations and Basic Fundamentals of computer.Here in this post we have made a full list of all the important computer abbreviations for you.


AI: Artificial Intelligence

ALGOL: Algorithmic Language

ALU : Arithmetic Logic Language

ARP: Address Resolution Protocol
ASCII: American Standard Code for Information and Interchange
ATDML : Asynchronous Time Division Multiplexing


BASIC: Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCC: Blind Carbon Copy

BINAC: Binary Automatic Computer
Bin: Binary
BIOS: Basic Input Output System
Bit: Binary Digit


CAD: Computer Aided Design

CAM: Computer Aided Manufacturing

CC: Carbon Copy

CD: Compact Disc
CRT: Cathode Ray Tube
CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access
CDR: Compact Disc Recordable
CD-ROM: Compact Disc Read Only Memory
CDRW: Compact Disc Rewritable
CDR/W: Compact Disk Read/Write
COBOL: Common Business Oriented Language
CPU: Central Processing Unit


DBA: Data Base Administrator

DBMS: Data Base Management System

DOS : Disk Operating System

DMA : Direct Memory Access
DVD: Digital Video Disc/Digital Versatile Disc
DVDR: DVD Recordable
DVDROM: DVD Read Only Memory
DVDRW: DVD Rewritable
DVR: Digital Video Recorder
DNS: Domain Name System
DOS: Disk Operating System
DPI: Dots per Inch
DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory


EBCDIC: Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

E-Commerce: Electronic Commerce

EDP: Electronic Data Processing

EEPROM: Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
E-Mail: Electronic Mail
ENIAC: Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
EOF: End Of File
EPROM: Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EXE: Executable


FAX: Far Away Xerox/ facsimile

FDC: Floppy Disk Controller

FDD: Floppy Disk Drive

FDMA : Frequency Division Multiplexing Access
FLOPS: Floating Operations per Second
FORTRAN: Formula Translation
FS: File System
FTP: File Transfer Protocol


GB: Gigabit

GB: Gigabyte

GIF: Graphics Interchange Format

GSM: Global System for Mobile Communication
GUI : Graphical User Interface


HDD: Hard Disk Drive

HDTV : High Definition Television

HTML: Hyper Text Mark-up Language

HTTP: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
HLL: High Level Language


IC: Integrated Circuit

IM: Instant Message

IMAP: Internet Message Access Protocol

ISP: Internet Service Provider
INSP : Inter Name Server Protocol


JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group


Kb: Kilobit

KB: Kilobyte

KHz: Kilohertz

Kbps: Kilobit Per Second


LAN: Local Area Network

LCD: Liquid Crystal Display

LDU: Liquid Display Unit

LED: Light Emitting Diode
LIS: Large Scale Integration
LISP: List Processing
LPI: Lines per Inch
LLL: Low Level Language


MAN: Metropolitan Area Network

MAP : Mobile Application Port

MAPI: Mail Application Programming Interface

Mb: Megabit
MB: Megabyte
Mbps : Mega bits per second
MCB : Memory Control Block
MCR : Magnetic Card Reader
MMS: Multimedia Message Service
MICR: Magnetic Ink Character reader
MIDI : Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIME : Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
MIPS: Million Instructions per Second
MOPS: Millions of Operations per Second
MPU: Micro Processor Unit
MPEG: Moving Picture Experts Group N

NIC: Network Interface Card

NETBIOS : Network Adapter Basic Input Output System

NFAR : Network File Access Routine

NOS: Network Operating System
NSP : Network Services Protocol
NVRAM: Non- Volatile Random Access Memory


OAIS : Open Archival Information System

OLTP : Online Transaction Processing

OMR: Optical Mark Reader

OMAP : Open Multimedia Application Platform
OOP: Object Oriented Programming
OSS: Open Source Software


PAP : Password Authentication Protocol

PC: Personal Computer

PCM : Pulse Code Modulation

PDA: Personal Digital Assistant
PDN : Public Data Network
PDP : Packet Data Protocol
PDF: Portable Document Format
PING: Packet Internet Gopher
POS: Point Of Sale
POST: Power on Self Test
PNG: Portable Network Graphics
PPM: Pages per Minute
PPP: Point-to-Point Protocol
PIN : Personal Identification Number
PRISM : Parallel Reduced Instruction Set Multiprocessing
PROM: Programmable Read Only Memory
PSDN : Packet-Switched Data Network
PSTN: Public Switched Telephone Network


RAM: Random Access Memory

RARP : Reverse Address Resolution Protocol

RDBMS: Relational Data Base Management System

RIP: Routing Information Protocol
RTF: Rich Text Format
RTCP : Real Time Control Protocol


SDRAM : Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

SGML : Standard Generalized Markup Language

SIM: Subscriber Identification Module

SLIP : Serial Line Internet Protocol
SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNA : Sub Network Access Protocol
SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol
SQL: Structured Query Language
SRAM: Synchronous Random Access Memory
SSML : Security Service Markup Language
STP : Spanning Tree Protocol
SWAP : Superior Wireless Application


TB: Tera Bytes

TCP/IP: Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol

TDMA: Time Division Multiple Access


UDMA : Ultra Direct Memory Access

UIML : User Interface Markup Language

ULSI: Ultra Large Scale Integration

UNIVAC: Universal Automatic Computer
UPS: Uninterrupted Power Supply
URI: Uniform Resource Identifier
USB: Universal Serial Bus


VAR: Variable

VDU: Visual Display Unit

VOIP: Voice Over Internet Protocol

VGA: Video Graphics Array
VLSI: Very Large Scale Integrated
VRAM : Volatile Random Access Memory
VRML : Virtual Reality Modelling Language
VSAM : Virtual Storage Access Method


Wi-Fi: Wireless Fidelity

WLAN: Wireless Local Area Network

WPA: Wi-Fi Protected Access

WWW: World Wide Web
WAN: Wide Area Network
WCCP : Web Cache Control Protocol
WORM: Write Once Read Many
WML : Wireless Markup Language
WSDL : Web Services Description Language


XHTML: eXtensible Hyper text Markup Language

XML: eXtensible Markup language


ZB: Zeta Byte

ZIP : Zone Information Protocol

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