NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets & Research launches new partnership with Pearson VUE

DELHI, INDIA, Oct. 19, 2015 – The NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets & Research (NICR), a group company of NCDEX - leading commodity exchange, has launched a new partnership with global computer-based testing company Pearson VUE to deliver their new NICR Commodity Certification Course exam.

Thanks to the agreement, the first of its kind, the new exam will be available at Pearson VUE’s network of highly secure test centres across the SAARC region.

Nidhi Nath Srinivas, CEO of NICR, said: “We selected Pearson VUE to deliver this certification exam because they offer a full package, with a high quality of service throughout. This agreement will allow us to expand test delivery across international markets.”

Divyalok Sharma, director of client development at Pearson VUE, said: “I am delighted that this new partnership with NICR will enrich the lives and careers of finance professionals, commodity traders, investors and students.”

About NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets & Research
NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research ( is a 100 percent subsidiary of the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). NICR has been incorporated under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 (No. 1 of 1956), on the 18th of September 2007, making it a not-for-profit company. NCDEX, which has emerged as a leading commodity exchange in the country, has promoted NICR, a not for profit institute, to meet this research gap. NCDEX is a professionally managed company and has been promoted by public and private sector institutions of global repute. The vision is to make NICR recognized nationally as an independent, credible academic and research institute of eminence.

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