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List of Common ICT Abbreviations and Terminology – UGC NET Paper 1

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ICT Abbreviations

UGC NET Paper 1 Notes

 

The UGC NET General Aptitude test is conducted every year and the students preparing for this exam must have complete knowledge about the topics asked in UGC NET Paper 1.

One of the Important parts of UGC NET General Aptitude section is Common Abbreviations in ICT (Information and Communication Technology)

The shortest form of a word or phrase or the group of words is known as Abbreviations.

Here in this article, we have provided a complete list of most common used and Important Abbreviations related to exams.

Check out the list –

 

 

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LIST of Important ICT Computer Acronyms for UGC NET Paper 1

 

The UGC NET Paper 1 is the important part of the exam and the common ICT Abbreviations from the Computer Basic and Terminology is generally asked in this section.

BIOS – The Basic Input and Output System that controls the computer, it tells us about the operations to be performed on the System. The Instructions are embedded on a chip connected to the Motherboard

BYTE – Byte is known as the Storage unit of data

CPU – CPU is the Brain of a Computer. It is also known as the Central Processing Unit of the Computer.

MAC - The common abbreviation used for a type of personal Computer Macintosh made by the Apple Computer Company

OS – OS is the Operating System of the Computer. It is the main program that runs on the Computer and begins automatically when the Computer is turned on

PC – The Personal Computer is given the common abbreviation named PC. All the Computers are IBM Compatible

PDF – When the File is to be stored in the Portable Document Format, the term PDF is used.

RAM – The Space that can be accessed only one time is known as Random Access Memory. The Working Speed of the Computer System depends on the RAM.

ROM – The Instructions for the Computer is the ROM or Read Only Memory. ROM is a nonvolatile and cannot be altered

VGA – The System that is used for displaying the graphics is known as Video Graphics Array or VGA. It was developed by IBM

WYSIWYG – It is commonly Known as WIZZIWIG that means What You See Is What You Get. The basic meaning of this abbreviation is Printer will print what you see on your monitor.

 

 

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List of Common Computer Abbreviations in ICT UGC NET Paper 1  

 

Grab the list of important common computer abbreviations of ICT.

 

S.No.

Abbreviation

Full Form of ICT Abbreviation

1.

AGP

Accelerated Graphic Port

2.

PC

Personal Computer

 

3

EPROM

Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

 

4.

BIOS

Basic Input and Output System

5.

HDD

Hard Disk Drive

6.

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

7.

UNIVAC

Universal Automatic Computer 

8.

GUI

Graphic User Interface

9.

USB

Universal Serial Board

10.

VGA

Visual Graphic Adaptor

11.

MAN

Metropolitan Area Network

12.

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

13.

WAN

Wide Area Network

14.

EBCDIC

Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

15.

LAN

Local Area Network

16.

EEPROM/EAPROM

Electrical Erasable /Alterable Programmable Read Only Memory

17.

CPU

Central Processing Unit

18.

OS

Operating System

19.

ALU

Arithmetic and Logical Unit

20.

DVD

Digital Versatile Disc

21.

CD

Compact Disk

22.

ROM

Read Only Memory

23.

VDU

Visual Display Unit

24.

RAM

Random Access Memory

25.

ICT

Information Communication Technology

26.

PROM

Programmable Read Only Memory

27.

URL

Universal Resource Locator

28.

IDE

Integrated Drive Electronics

29.

FORTRAN

Formula Translator

30.

MOS

Metaoxide Semi-Conductor

31.

ATX

Advanced Technology Extended

32.

SIM

Subscriber Identification Module

33.

MHZ

Megahertz

34.

ISP

Internet Service Provider

35.

GHZ

Gigahertz

36.

DBMS

Database Management System

37.

SQL

Structured Query Language

38.

RW

Re Writeable

39.

SDT

Serial Query Language

40.

CAN

Campus Area Network

41.

SIMMs

Single In line Memory Module

42.

PAN

Personal Area Network

43.

DIMMS

Dual In line Memory Module

44.

CMOS

Complimentary Metaoxide Semi-Conductor

45.

ENIAC

Electronic Number Integrator and Calculator

46.

CMD

Command

47.

EDSAC

Electronic Dialog Storage Automatic Computer

48.

MAC

Media Access Control

49.

IC

Integrated Circuit

50.

LSIC

Large Scale Integrated Circuit

51.

DIR

Directory

52.

GIGO

Garbage In Garbage Out

53.

PHP

PHP Hypertext Preprocessor

54.

DOC

Document

55.

PDT

Parallel Data Transmission

56.

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant

57.

USSD

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

58.

WWW

World Wide Web

59.

COBOL

Common Basic Oriented Language

60.

CCNP

Cisco Certified Network Professionals

61.

BASIC

Beginner All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

62.

CEH

Certified Ethical Hacking

63.

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

64.

CSS

Cascading Style Sheet

65.

CISCO

Computer Information System Company

66.

XXS

Cross Site Scripting

67.

XML

Extensible Markup Language

68.

HTML

Hyper text Markup Language

69.

CCNA

Cisco Certified Network Associate

70.

RFI

Remote File Inclusion

 

71.

HTTP

Hypertext Markup Language

72.

DDOS

Distribution Denial of Service

73.

VPN

Virtual Private Network

74.

SEO

Search Engine Optimization

 

75.

IP

Internet Protocol

 

 

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LIST of Important Internet Network Based Abbreviations in ICT UGC NET Paper 1

 

Get the list of important abbreviations based on internet network which are generally asked in this section of UGC NET Paper 1.

FTP – File Transport Protocol is also known as FTP that moves a file between computers using the Internet Service

HTML – The Information is Formatted by the Hyper Text Markup Language, so it can be transferred to the Internet.

HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol or HTTP is the set of instructions for the software that is used to control the movements of Files on the Internet

IP – The IP also known as Internet Protocol is the method of exchanging the data or information between the set of Computers on the Single Network or the series of the Interconnected Network.

ISP – Internet Service Provider is the Organization that provides the Internet Service to connect the device to the Internet Services.

LAN The Local Area Network is the group of Computer and Devices Services provided in the geographical region of an individual.

 

 

Some Common Email Abbreviations

 

Email is the most useful way of Communication. There are many short words and forms we use in daily life too. You can check out the List of Important Abbreviations used while doing email to the candidates.

 

S.No.

Abbreviation

Full Form of ICT Abbreviation

1.

AWHFY

Are We Having Fun Yet?

2.

2G4U

Too Good for You

3.

GMTA

Great Minds Think A like

4.

QL

Quit Laughing

5.

KISS

Keep it Simple Stupid

6.

AYPI

And your Point Is?

7.

GAL

Get A Life

8.

J4F

Just for Fun

9.

RUOK

Are you Okay?

10.

TIC

Tongue in Cheek

11.

SITD

Still in the Dark

12.

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get

13.

YYSSW

Yeah Yeah Sure Sure Whatever

14.

ZZZ

Sleeping, Bored, Tired

15.

AFAIK

As far as I know

16.

CUL

See you later

17.

HAND

Have a Nice Day

18.

FWD

Forward

19.

TIMHO

In my Humble Opinion

 

 

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Some Commonly Used Full Forms and Abbreviations

 

PAN – Permanent Account Number

PDF – Portable Document Format

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module

ATM – Automated Teller Machine

IFSC – Indian Financial System Code

FSSAI – Food Safety & Standards Authority of India

Wi-Fi – Wireless Fidelity

GOOGLE – Global Organization of Oriented Group Language of Earth

YAHOO – Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

WINDOW – Wide Interactive Network Development for Office Work Solution

Computer – Common Oriented Machine, Particularly United and used Under Technical Educational Research

VIRUS – Vital Information Resources Under Siege

UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

AMOLED – Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode

OLED – Organic Light Emitting Diode

IMEI – International Mobile Equipment Identity

ESN – Electronic Serial Number

UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply

HDMI – High Definition Multimedia Interface

VPN Virtual Private Network

APN – Access Point Name

LED Light Emitting Diode

DLNA – Digital Living Network Alliance

RAM – Random Access Memory

ROM – Read Only Memory

VGA Video Graphics Array

QVGA – Quarter Video Graphics Array

WVGA – Wide Video Graphics Array

USB – Universal Serial Bus

WLAN – Wireless Local Area Network

PPI – Pixels Per Inch

LCD – Liquid Crystal Display

HSDPA – High Speed down Link Packet Access

HSUPA – High Speed Up Link Packet Access

HSPA – High Speed Packet Access

GPRS – General Packet Radio Service

EDGE – General Packet Radio Service

NFC – Near Field Communication

OTG – On to Go

SLCD – Super Liquid Crystal Display

OS – Operating System

SNS – Social Network Service

HS – Hot Spot

POI – Point of Interest

GPS – Global Positioning System

DVD Digital Video Disk

DTP Desktop Publishing

DNSE – Digital Nature Sound Engine

OVI – Ohio Video Intranet

CDMA Code Division Multiple Access

WCDMA – Wide band Code Division Multiple Access

GSM Global System for Mobile Communications

DIVX Digital Internet Video Access

APK – Authenticated Public Key

J2ME – Java 2 Micro Edition

SIS – Installation Source

DELL – Digital Electronic Link Library

ACER – Acquisition Collaboration Experimentation Reflection

RSS – Really Simple Syndication

TFT – Thin Film Transistor

AMR – Adaptive Multi Rate

MPEG – Moving Pictures Experts Group

IVRS – Interactive Voice Response System

HP – Hewlett Packard

News Paper – North East West South past and present events report

Chess – Chariot Horse Elephant Soldiers

Cold – Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Joke – Joy of Kids Entertainment

Aim – Ambition in Mind

Date – Day and Time Evolution

Eat – Energy and Taste

Tea – Taste and Energy Admitted

Pen – Power Enriched in Nib

Smile – Sweet Memories in Lips Expression

Etc – End of Thinking Capacity

OK – Objection Killed

Bye – Be with you Every time

 

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Here we have catered all the abbreviations which are commonly asked in the UGC NET Paper 1 from the ICT section.

We hope that the blog helped you to clear all your doubts. Still, if you have any query related to ICT Abbreviations, feel free to ask in the below comment box.

 

 

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