Government Job Abbreviations Full Form and Acronyms

Government Job Full form Abbreviations & Acronyms 


Government Job  Abbreviations & Acronyms
Government Job  Full form Abbreviations & Acronyms


Almost all eligible job seekers in India, at least once try to grab a government job according to their liking and qualifications. All fill the recruitment application form whether offline or online to apply for a particular government job. Filling up of government application form is a long and important task which should be done very carefully.

Job seekers must try to read the complete detailed latest government job advertisement and try to understand all the nitty-gritty of the application form filling process and its requirements.

Abbreviations in Government Jobs advertisements


Most of the time, detailed government job advertisements use some common abbreviations and acronyms which are very common in nature and obvious. But many job seekers while applying first time get confused about them to try to get full forms from various sources.

Some of the abbreviations and acronyms having multiple full forms and hence, a job seeker may get confused.  Government recruitment agencies in India use a lot of government acronyms to describe the various information.

We are trying to help such job seekers here and below is the list of very common abbreviations and acronyms which are used while understanding the detailed government job document and also while applying for a particular government job.  This guide lists acronyms and abbreviations commonly used by the Indian government recruitment process only. Each acronym is defined herewith


List of Government Job Full forms, Abbreviations and Acronyms


Here is the list of common government jobs related full forms abbreviations and acronyms, which you may use in regular application form filing etc. -

  1. UPSC - Union Public Service Commission
  2. PSC - Public Service Commission
  3. SSC - Staff Selection Commission / Short Service Commission
  4. PSC - Permanent Service Commission
  5. PC - Permanent Commission
  6. IBPS - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
  7. GATE - Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  8. CLAT - Common Law Admission Test
  9. CSAT - Civil Services Aptitude Test
  10. CSE - Civil Services Examination
  11. CAT - Common Admission Test
  12. UGC NET - University Grant Commission - National Eligibility Test
  13. CSIR NET - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - National Eligibility Test
  14. NDA - National Defence Academy
  15. CCE - Common Entrance Examination
  16. ORA - Online Recruitment Application
  17. UR - Unreserved
  18. OBC - Other Backward Class  
  19. EWS - Economically Weaker Section
  20. BC - Backward Class
  21. SC - Schedule Class
  22. ST - Schedule Tribe
  23. PWD - Persons With Disabilities
    1. VI- Visual Impairment including Blindness (B)
    2. LV - Low Vision
    3. LD- Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy (CP)
    4. LC - Leprosy Cured (LC)
    5. Dw- Dwarfism (Dw)
    6. AAV - Acid Attack Victims
    7. MDy - Muscular Dystrophy (MDy)
    8. HI- Hearing Impairment including Deaf (D)
    9. HH - Hard of Hearing (HH)
    10. OBD - Other Benchmark Disabilities including 
    11. ASD -Autism Spectrum Disorder - Mild & Moderate
    12. ID - Intellectual Disability (ID)
    13. SLD - Specific Learning Disability
    14. MI - Mental Illness
    15. MD - Multiple Disabilities (MD)
    16. OH - Orthopedically Handicapped
    17. OA - One Arm
    18. CL - One Leg
  24. Ex.SM - Ex Serviceman
  25. DD - Demand Draft
  26. IDA - Industrial Dearness Allowance
  27. CDA - Central Dearness Allowance
  28. DA - Dearness Allowance
  29. LTC - Leave Travel Concession
  30. LTA - Leave Travel Allowance
  31. HRA - House Rent Allowance
  32. CCA - City Compensatory Allowance
  33. PF - Provident Fund
  34. CPF - Contributory Provident Fund
  35. GPF - Government Provident Fund
  36. PSU - Public Sector Undertaking
  37. OM - Office Memorandum
  38. GD - General Duty
  39. NCC - National Cadet Core
  40. PAN - Permanent Account Number
  41. RR - Recruitment Rules
  42. DOPT - Department of Personnel and Training (GoI)
  43. GoI - Government of India
  44. UT - Union Territory
  45. PCS - Provincial Civil Service 
  46. IAS - Indian Administrative Service.
  47. IFS Indian Foreign Service.
  48. IPS - Indian Police Service.
  49. IPTAFS - Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service 
  50. IAAS - Indian Audit and Accounts Service 
  51. IRS - Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) 
  52. IDAS - Indian Defence Accounts Service 
  53. IRS - Indian Revenue Service (I.T.) 
  54. IOFS - Indian Ordnance Factories Service 
  55. ICAS - Indian Civil Accounts Service 
  56. IRTS - Indian Railway Traffic Service 
  57. IRAS - Indian Railway Accounts Service 
  58. IRPS - Indian Railway Personnel Service 
  59. RPF -  Railway Protection Force 
  60. IDES - Indian Defence Estates Service 
  61. IIS - Indian Information Service 
  62. ITS - Indian Trade Service 
  63. ICLS - Indian Corporate Law Service 
  64. IES - Indian Economic Service
  65. ISS - Indian Statistical Service
  66. CDS - Combined Defence Service
  67. AFHCS - Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service 
  68. DANICS - Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service 
  69. DANIPS - Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'
  70. DJ - District Judge
  71. AFP - Armed Forces Personnel
  72. CBRT - Computer Based Recruitment Test
  73. SO - Section Officer
  74. AC - Assistant commandant
  75. CAPF - Central Armed Police Forces
  76. RTI - Right To Information
  77. GO - Government Order
  78. IT - Information Technology
  79. SBI - State Bank of India
There are many more which will be updated here soon. 

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