Banking Abbreviations

Banking Awareness: List of Banking Abbreviation for Banking Exams

Banking Abbreviation for Upcoming Exams: Here we have collected a list of Important Banking Abbreviations that are  important for Banking Exams like IBPS PO, CLerk, SBI PO, Clerk, RRB PO,Clerk. IBPS and SBI are framing questions on abbreviations based on latest words that are in news. So we have collected a list of banking abbreviations that were in news. We have also collected abbreviations that are general in nature and should be known to aspirants. You can download this is PDF form at the end of the page or you can read from this post. Keep the PDF handy for any exam.

List of Important Banking Abbreviations

S.No Acronym Full Form
1 ADR American Depository Receipt
2 AEPS Aadhaar Enabled Payment System
3 AFA Additional Factor Authentication
4 ANBC Adjusted Net Bank Credit
5 APBS Aadhaar Payment Bridge System
6 ARC Asset Reconstruction Company
7 ASSOCHAM Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India
8 ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
9 ATM Automated Teller Machine
10 BBPS Bharat Bill Payment System
11 BHIM Bharat Interface for Money
12 BIS Bank for International Settlements
13 BoP Balance of Payments
14 BRBNMPL Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited
15 BSCS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
16 CAD Capital Account Deficit
17 CAMELS Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, Systems and Control
18 CBLO Collateralised Borrowing and Lending Obligation
19 CC Cash Credit
20 CCF Credit Conversion Factor
21 CD Certificate of Deposit
22 CD Ratio Credit Deposit Ratio
23 CDS Credit Default Swap
24 CIBIL Credit Information Bureau of (India) Limited
25 CIDR Central Identities Data Repository
26 CII Confederation of Indian Industries
27 CP Commercial Paper
28 CPI Consumer Price Index
29 CR Capital Receipts
30 CRAR Capital to Risk Weighted Asset Ratio
31 CRISIL Credit Rating and Investment Services (India) Limited
32 CRR Cash Reserve Ratio
33 CVV Card Verification Value
34 DCCB District Central Cooperative Bank
35 DD Demand Draft
36 DICGC Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India
37 DRI Differntial Rate of Interest
38 ECB External Commercial Borrowing
39 ECGC Export Credit and Guarantee Corporation
40 ECR Export Credit Refinance
41 ECS Electronic Clearing Scheme
42 EEFC Exchange Earners’ Foreign Currency Account
43 EMV Europay, MasterCard, and Visa
44 ESOP Employees’ stock optio
45 EXIM Bank Export Import Bank of India
46 FCA Foreign Currency Assets
47 FCCB Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
48 FCNR(B) Foreign Currency Non-resident (Banks)
49 FCNRA Foreign Currency Non-resident Account
50 FCNRD Foreign Currency Non-Repatriable Deposit
51 FDI Foreign Direct Investment
52 FEMA Foreign Exchange Management Act
53 FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
54 FII Foreign Institutional Investor
55 FIMMDA Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
56 FITL Funded Interest Term Loan
57 FPI Foreign Portfolio Investment
58 FRA Forward Rate Agreement
59 FRBM Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
60 FRN Floating Rate Note
61 GDP Gross Domestic Product
62 GDR Global Depository Receipt
63 IAP In-App Payments
64 IIBI Industrial Investment Bank of India
65 IIN Institution Identification Number
66 IIP Index of Industrial Production
67 IMF International Monetary Fund
68 IMPS Immediate Payment Service
69 IRBI Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India
70 LAF Liquidity Adjustment Facility
71 LCR Liquidity Coverage Ratio
72 LEI Legal Identity Identifier
73 LIBOR London Inter-Bank Offered Rate
74 LIC Life Insurance Corporation of India
75 LRS Liberalised Remittance Scheme
76 MAMP minimum average maturity period
77 MDR Merchant Discount Rate
78 MIBOR Mumbai Inter-Bank Offer Rate
79 NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
80 NACH National Automated Clearing House
81 NASSCOM National Association of Software and Services Companies
82 NBFC Non-Banking Financial Companies
83 NEER Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
84 NGO Non-Governmental Organization
85 NHB National Housing Bank
86 NPA Non-Performing Assets
87 NSSF National Small Savings Fund
88 OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
89 OECO Organisation for Economic Co-operation
90 OMO Open Market Operations
91 PACS Primary Agriculture Credit Societies
92 PCR Public Credit Registry
93 PIO Persons of Indian Origin
94 PPI Prepaid Payment Instrument
95 QCCP Qualifying Central Counterparties
96 QR Code Quick Response Code
97 RIDF Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
98 RLA Recoveries of Loans & Advances
99 RWA Risk Weighted Asset
100 SARFAESI Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest
101 SDR Special Drawing Right
102 SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India
103 SHGs Self-Help Groups
104 SIDBI Small Industries Development Bank of India
105 SIFI Systemically Important Financial Institutions
106 SLR Statutory Liquidity Ratio
107 SMA Special Mention Account
108 SSI Small-Scale Industries
109 STRIPS Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities
110 SWIFT Society for Worldwide Inter-bank Financial Telecommunications
111 UPI Unified Payments Interface
112 VCF Venture Capital Fund
113 VPA Virtual Payment Address
114 WALR Weighted average lending rate
115 WGWD Working Group on Wilful Defaulters
116 WPI Wholesale Price Index



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