Abbreviations II - GK for CLAT

Abbreviations II – GK for CLAT


LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LIC Life Insurance Corporation of India
LLB Bachelor of Law
LLM Master of Law
LMG Light Machine Gun
LoC Line of Control (Pakistan)
LoAC Line of Actual Control (China)
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LSD Lysergic acid di-ethylamlde
LTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam


MA Master of Arts
MASER Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MBA Master of Business Administration 
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBT Main Battle Tank
MCA Monetary Compensatory Allowance / Master of Computer Application
MCC Melbourne Cricket Club
MD Doctor of Medicine
MFN Most Favoured Nation
MI Military Intelligence
MISA Maintenance of Internal Security Act
MIT Machachusates Institute of Technology (USA)
MLA Member of Legislative Assembly
MLC Member of Legislative Council
MNC Multi National Corporation
MRCP Member of Royal College of Physicians
MRCS Member of Royal College of Surgeons
MRTPC Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
MODVAT Modified Value Added Tax


NABARD National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development
NACO National AIDS Control Organisation
NAFED National Agricultural and Marketing Federation
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA)
NASDAQ National Association of Security Dealer’s Active Quotation
NASSCOM National Association of Software & Service Companies
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NCW National Commission for Women
NCERT National Council of Educational Research & Training
NDA National Defence Fund
NDDB National Dairy Development Board (Anand, Gujarat)
NDF National Defence Fund
NEERI National Environment Engineering Research Institute
NEFA North-East Frontier Agency
NEPA National Environment Protection Authority
NFDC Nation Film Development Corporation
NFL National Fertilizer Limited
NHRC National Human Rights Commission
NIDC National Industrial Development Corporation
NIIT National Institute of Information Technology
NIMHANS National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences
NITIE National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering
NMDS National Missile Defence System (US)
NMEP National Malaria Eradication Programme
NOIDA New Okhla Industrial Development Authority
NPC National Productivity Council
NPP National population Policy
NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
NRDC National Research and Development Corporation
NRI Non Resident Indian
NSC National Security Council
NSSO National Sample Survey Organisation
NTC National Textile Corporation
NTPC National Thermal Power Corporation


OGL Open General Licence
OIL Oil India Limited
OK Orl Korrect (All Correct)
ONGC Oil and Nature Gas Commission
OPEC Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries


PCI Press Council of India
PCS Provincial Civil Services
Ph. D Doctor of Philosophy
PIN Postal Index Number
PLO Palestine Liberation Organisation
PM Post Meridian / Prime Minister
POTA Prevention of Terrorism Act
PSLV Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
PTI Press Trust of India
PRO Public Relations Officer
PTO Please Turn Over
PVSM Param Vishisht Seva Medal
PWD Public Work’s Development
PWG People’s War Group


RADAR Radio Angel Direction and Range
RAW Research and Analysis Wing
R & D Research and Development
RBI Reserve Bank of India
RCC Reinforced Cement Concrete
RDX Research Development Explosive
RIMC Rashtriya Indian Military Collage
RMS Railway Mail Service
RNA Ribonucleic Acid
RPM Revolution Per Minute
RSS Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
RTO Regional Transport Officer


SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SAC Space Application Centre
SAFTA South Asian Free Tread Agreement
SAI Sports Authority of India
SAIL Steel Authority of India Limited
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SC Security Council / Supreme Court
SCI Shipping Corporation of India
SCOPE Standing Conference of Public Enterprises
SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentice
SDR Special Drawing Rights
SEBI Security Exchange Board of India
SGPC Siromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee
SHAR Shri Harikota Rango
SIDBI Small Industries Development Bank of India
SITA Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Woman and Girls Act
SLV Satellite Launch Vehicle
SPIC Society for the Promotion of Indian
MACAY Classical music and culture
STARS Satellite Tracking and Ranging Station
STD Subscribers Trunk Dialing


TA Travelling Allowance/Territorial Army
TC Transfer Certificate, Trusteeship Council
TELCO Tata Engineering and Locomotive  Company
TELEX Teleprinter Exchange
TISCO Tata Iron and Steel Company Limited
TNT Tri-nitro-toluene
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language
TRAI Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
TRIPS Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights
TTE Travelling Ticket Examiner
TTFI Table Tennis Federation of India
TWA Trans World Airlines (USA)


UDC Upper Division Clerk
UFO Unidentified Flying Object
UGC University Grants Commission
ULFA United Liberation Front of Assam
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEF United Nations Emergency Force
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Economic Social and Cultural Organisation
UNFPA United Nations of Population Activity
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees
UNI United News of India
UNICEF United Nations International children’s Emergency found
UNO United Nations Organisations
UPS Uninterrupted Power Supply
UPSC Union Public Service Commission
USP Unique Selling Proposition
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
UTI Unit Trust of India


VAT Value Added Tax
VDIS Voluntary Disclosure of Income Scheme
VC Vice-Chancellor / Victoria Cross
VIP Very Important Person
VPP Value Payable Post
VRS Voluntary Retirement Scheme
VSSC Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre



WEF World Economic Forum
WHO World Health Organisation
WIIL Wireless in Local Coop
WMO World Meteorological Organisation
WWF World Wild Life Found
WPI Wholesale Price Index
WTO World Trade Organisation
WWF World Wild Life Fund for Nature
WWW World Wide Web


YMCA Young Men’s Christians Association
YWCA Young Woman’s Christians Association


ZBB Zero Based Budgeting
ZSI Zoological Survey of India



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CLATapult was founded by 7 alumni of NUJS in 2012. It boasts of some fantastic teachers from NUJS (Remember! CLAT Coaching by those who have been there and done that)  and, currently, has 2 centers in Kolkata and 1 in Bhubaneswar.

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