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Abbreviations Used Across Website

The National Education Policy 2020 has used many abbreviations across the policy. Similar to that we too have made use of those terms and on this page you will find their full form. Also, you will find that these terms link to another page within the website. These links will take you to the detailed discussion about that topic. Happy reading!

ABCAcademic Bank of Credit
AIArtificial Intelligence
ACAutonomous degree-granting College
AECAdult Education Centre
APIApplication Programming Interface
AYUSHAyurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy
B.Ed.Bachelor of Education
BEOBlock Education Officer
BITEBlock Institute of Teacher Education
BoABoard of Assessment
BoGBoard of Governors
BRCBlock Resource Centre
B.VocBachelor of Vocational Education
CABECentral Advisory Board of Education
CBCSChoice Based Credit System
CBSECentral Board of Secondary Education
CIETCentral Institute of Educational Technology
CMPCareer Management and Progression
CoACouncil of Architecture
CPDContinuous Professional Development
CRCCluster Resource Centre
CWSNChildren With Special Needs
DAEDepartment of Atomic Energy
DBTDepartment of Biotechnology
DEODistrict Education Officer
DIETDistrict Institute of Education and Training
DIKSHADigital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing
DSEDirectorate of School Education
DSTDepartment of Science and Technology
ECCEEarly Childhood Care and Education
EECEminent Expert Committee
GCEDGlobal Citizenship Education
GDPGross Domestic Product
GECGeneral Education Council
GERGross Enrolment Ratio
GFRGeneral Financial Rule
HECIHigher Education Commission of India
HEGCHigher Education Grants Council
HEIHigher Education Institutions
ICARIndian Council of Agricultural Research
ICHRIndian Council of Historical Research
ICMRIndian Council of Medical Research
ICTInformation and Communication Technology
IDPInstitutional Development Plan
IGNOUIndira Gandhi National Open University
IIMIndian Institute of Management
IITIndian Institute of Technology
IITIIndian Institute of Translation and Interpretation
ISLIndian Sign Language
ITIIndustrial Training Institute
M.Ed.Master of Education
MBBSBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MERUMultidisciplinary Education and Research Universities
MHFWMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
MHRDMinistry of Human Resource Development
MoEMinistry of Education
MOOCMassive Open Online Course
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
M.PhilMaster of Philosophy
MWCDMinistry of Women and Child Development
NACNational Accreditation Council
NASNational Achievement Survey
NCCNational Cadet Corps
NCERTNational Council of Educational Research and Training
NCFNational Curriculum Framework
NCFSENational Curriculum Framework for School Education
NCFTENational Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education
NCIVENational Committee for the Integration of Vocational Education
NCPFECCENational Curricular and Pedagogical Framework for Early Childhood Care and Education
NCTENational Council for Teacher Education
NCVETNational Council for Vocational Education and Training
NETFNational Educational Technology Forum
NGONon-Governmental Organization
NHEQFNational Higher Education Qualifications Framework
NHERCNational Higher Education Regulatory Council
NIOSNational Institute of Open Schooling
NITNational Institute of Technology
NITINational Institution for Transforming India
NPENational Policy on Education
NPSTNational Professional Standards for Teachers
NRFNational Research Foundation
NSQFNational Skills Qualifications Framework
NSSONational Sample Survey Office
NTANational Testing Agency
OBCOther Backward Classes
ODLOpen and Distance Learning
PARAKHPerformance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic development
PCIPharmacy Council of India
PFMSPublic Financial Management System
Ph.DDoctor of Philosophy
PSSBProfessional Standard Setting Body
PTRPupil Teacher Ratio
R&IResearch and Innovation
RCIRehabilitation Council of India
RPWDRights of Persons with Disabilities
SASState Achievement Survey
SCScheduled Caste(s)
SCDPSchool Complex/Cluster Development Plans
SCERTState Council of Educational Research and Training
SCFState Curricular Framework
SCMCSchool Complex Management Committee
SDGSustainable Development Goal
SDPSchool Development Plan
SEDGSocio-Economically Disadvantaged Group
SEZSpecial Education Zone
SIOSState Institutes of Open Schooling
SMCSchool Management Committee
SQAAFSchool Quality Assessment and Accreditation Framework
SSASarva Shiksha Abhiyan
SSSSimple Standard Sanskrit
SSSAState School Standards Authority
STScheduled Tribe(s)
STEMScience, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
STSSanskrit Through Sanskrit
SWAYAMStudy Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
TEITeacher Education Institution
TETTeacher Eligibility Test
U-DISEUnified District Information System for Education
UGCUniversity Grants Commission
UNESCOUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UTUnion Territory
VCIVeterinary Council of India

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