The following is a list of abbreviations commonly used throughout this website:


ABC - Academic Bank of Credits
AISHE - All India Survey on Higher Education

ARIIA - Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements

AQAR - Annual Quality Assurance Report 

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts

B.Com. - Bachelor of Commerce

B.Ed. - Bachelor of Education

B.Sc. - Bachelor of Science

CAC - Curricular Aspects Cell

CAT - Common Admission Test

CBCS - Choice-Based Credit System

CBSE - Central Board of Secondary Education 

CDC - College Development Council

CGPA - Cumulative Grade Points Average

CMS - College Management System

CUET - Common University Entrance Test

DIET - District Institute of Education and Training 

DMR - Departmental Monthly Report

EKC - Entrepreneurship Knowledge Cell

EU - Evangelical Union

GAC - Government Aizawl College

GLM Cell - Governance, Leadership & Management Cell

HA - Head Assistant

HEI - Higher Education Institution

HTE - Directorate of Higher & Technical Education

IASE - Institute of Advanced Studies in Education

ICT - Information & Communications Technology

IGNOU - Indira Gandhi National Open University

IIC - Institution's Innovation Council

IIE - Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship

IPR Cell - Intellectual Property Rights Cell

IQAC - Internal Quality Assurance Cell 

IVBP Cell - Institutional Values and Best Practices Cell

M.A. - Master of Arts

M.Com. - Master of Commerce

M.Ed. - Master of Education

M.Phil - Master of Philosophy

M.Sc. - Master of Science

MBSE - Mizoram Board of School Education

MHRD - Ministry of Human Resource and Development [changed to Ministry of Education (MoE) under NEP 2020]

MoE - Ministry of Education

MOOC - Massive Open Online Course

MPSC - Mizoram Public Service Commission 

MZU - Mizoram University

NAAC - National Assessment and Accreditation Council

NCC - National Cadet Corps

NCERT - National Council of Educational Research & Training

NEP - National Education Policy

NET - National Eligibility Test

NIRF - National Institutional Ranking Framework

NITI - National Institutional for Transforming India

NSDC - National Skill Development Council

NSQF - National Skills Qualifications Framework

NSS - National Service Scheme 

NTA - National Testing Agency

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

PG - Postgraduate

PMKVY - Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

PwD - Person with Disability

RIE Cell - Research, Innovations & Extension Cell

RRC - Red Ribbon Club

RUSA - Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

SCERT - State Council of Educational Research & Training

SDG - Sustainable Development Goal

SEMIS - School of Economics, Management & Information Science, Mizoram University

SGPA - Semester Grade Point Average
SSP Cell - Student Support & Progression Cell

SSR - Self Study Report

STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SU - Students’ Union

SWAYAM - Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds 

TLE Cell - Teaching-Learning and Evaluation Cell

UG - Undergraduate

UGC - University Grants Commission

UPSC - Union Public Service Commission 

VC - Vice Chancellor

YAC - Youth Adventure Club