List of Full Forms Used in Daily Life

In this digital world, people started using short forms to represent a person’s name, place, etc. Abbreviations help people in many ways, mainly to improve communication speed. People run out of time in the busy world and invent shortcuts to manage time. We can see now that people have started using short forms to deliver fast replies and emojis to express emotions.

Mainly, full forms are used in the field of the educational sector. For competitive exams like government exams, acronyms are asked in the banking sector, such as RBI, SBI, IBA etc. Not only in education, but there are also many sectors where acronyms are used daily. In this article, we will explain the full form list that is used in day-to-day life.

Important Full Forms Used in Everyday


Short Forms Full Forms
DSLR Digital Single Lens Reflex
TEA Taste and Energy Admitted
COLD Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
SMILE Sweet Memories In Lips Expression
NEWSPAPER North East West South Past, and Present Events Report
AIM Ambition In Mind
YAHOO Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle
WINDOW Wide Interactive Network Development For Office Work Solution
CTC Cost to Company
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
WiFi Wireless Fidelity
EAT Energy and Taste
PEN Power Enriched in Nib
CHESS Chariot, Horse, Elephant, Soldiers
GOOGLE Global Organisation of Oriented Group Language of Earth
PDF Portable Document Format
AM/PM Ante Meridiem/Post Meridiem
POLICE Public Officer for Legal Investigations and Criminal Emergencies
JOKE Joy Of Kids Entertainment
COMPUTER Common Operating Machine Purposely Used for Technological and Educational Research
VIRUS Vital Information Resources Under Siege
BYE Be with You Every Time
JPEG Joint Photographic Expert Group
IAS Indian Administrative Service
UPSC Union Public Service Commission
PAN Permanent Account Number
PIN Postal Index Number
ATM Automated Teller Machine

Science-related Full Forms


Short Forms Full Forms
SONAR Sound Navigation and Ranging
INSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
RPM Revolutions Per Minute
UV Ultraviolet
AC Alternative Current
CNG Compressed Natural Gas
CFC Chloro Fluoro Carbon
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
PH Potential of Hydrogen
BP Blood Pressure
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Viruses
IUD Intrauterine devices
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
WBC White Blood Cell

Some General List of Full forms

Here, we have provided a few general full forms list with a brief explanation for better understanding.

DTDC – Desk to Desk Courier and Cargo

It is an Indian courier service firm headquartered in Bangalore. DTDC has seven zonal offices,20 regional offices and 430 operating facilities across India.

HR – Human Resource

HR is a person who is involved in hiring candidates, managing the activities and providing feedback and training to the employees. Every company will have HR, which is the most important department.

MNC – Multinational Corporation

MNC refers to a Multinational Corporation headquartered and operated within two or more countries. It could have many branches in various countries, and MNCs mainly implement new technology.

CMO – Chief Medical Officer

The primary duty of the CMO is to monitor the hospital activities and medical centres, which include the budget, recruitment of healthcare physicians and ensuring the safety of patients and visitors within the hospitals.


All the full forms listed in this article are very familiar to us, and we use them daily. Apart from this, there are many acronyms used in various sectors. This article helps you to learn new terms you are unaware of and thus can be used daily to reduce time consumption and improve easiness.

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