Education & Trading

MCX Certified Commodity Professional (MCCP) is a certification programme for persons who want to gain an insight into trading in commodity futures; for those who want to trade or hedge in commodities; and for those who want to make a living working as a dealer or trader in a broking house or as a jobber or arbitrager.

All members and dealers registered with MCX are mandated to have all their members/ dealers take MCCP examination or have at least one person in their office to have passed the MCCP examination (as per MCX circular no. MCX/423/2005).
Candidates are required to register online with MCX and be eligible to take the Online Test (OLT) after payment of the requisite fee. Successful candidates will be awarded the ‘MCCP Certificate’.
The participants in the MCCP programme will get the following benefits:
  • Get an insight into the commodity derivatives markets.
  • Understand the market dynamics.
  • Learn how to trade in commodity markets.
  • Understand price risk management strategies.
  • Understand the market operations.
The programme is designed to provide sufficient and necessary inputs required to get the participants well acquainted with the modalities of the commodity markets in India, including regulatory framework, exchange operations such as trading, clearing and settlement, and delivery procedures.
Commodity Brokers, Treasury Executives, Investors, Portfolio Managers, Investment Analysts, Importers, Exporters, Hedgers, Regulatory Staff, Arbitrageurs, Back Office Software Development Executives, Fund Managers, Credit Risk Managers, Students, et al.
Name of Module Fee excluding taxes (Rs) Test Duration (minutes) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Pass Marks (%) Certificate Validity Negative marking
MCX Certified Commodity Professional(MCCP) 1,500 90 50 100 50 3 Years (Half Mark/Question)
MCCP- Renewal (Candidates who wish to renew it for a further period of 3 years) 1,500 35 20 100 50 3 Years N/A
You can register for MCCP by filling in the form online
Online Registration
  • On the www.mcxindia.com homepage, click the Training tab, to open the MCCP Certification page. On the MCCP Certification page, click New Registration, fill in the form, upload your photograph, and then click Submit. On submission you will receive the password details on your email id. Use the log on ID and the password received by you, to log on to your account. On Your Account, click Payment Details, and choose your payment mode. For offline payment, fill in the demand draft details. You must then courier the demand draft for Rs 1725/-, drawn in favour of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd, payable in Mumbai, to the address provided below.

    Training, Certification, and Education Department
    Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
    2nd Floor, Exchange Square
    Suren Road, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400093
    Tel: +91 22 67318888 Ext.: 8364/9364; Fax: +91 22 6649 4151

    E-mail: certification@mcxindia.com

    (Note: You are required to upload your photograph on the registration form.)
Once the fee has been received, enrolled candidates will receive the study material within 10 working days on their mentioned address in the registration form.
The question and answers may be viewed in English, Hindi and Gujarati.
You should take the OLT within a period of six months from the date of successful registration and payment of fee.
  • Once you have registered and the payment has been received by us, you may schedule your examination by sending a request to the certification ID (certification@mcxinida.com), informing us of the exam date, time, and location, which you must choose from the list of test centers.
  • An admit card will be generated once the test date is scheduled. You need to log on to your account to take a printout of your admit card carrying your photograph. This admit card must be carried by you to the exam center.
    Note: MCX certification Cell will assist you in scheduling your Test if required.
    (You may contact us at certification@mcxindia.com +91 22 6731 8888 Ext.: 8364, 9364)
Participants have to apply at least seven days in advance for a time slot for the test at the designated center. Participants are requested to be present at the Test Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the test. Participants are required to carry their Admit Card, along with an additional photo identity proof at the time of the test. Use of mobile phones is not allowed during the test. In case a participant is found using unfair means during the test, he/she will be expelled. The decision of the MCX Proctors/official will be final and binding.
After confirmation of your examination schedule, you may download the admit card by logging into your profile, using your logon ID and password. Please carry the same, a calculator, and an appropriate Photo ID proof (as mentioned in your admit card).
Immediately after taking the OLT, your examination result will appear on the computer screen and a soft copy will be sent to you on your email ID.
All successful candidates will receive their MCCP certificate by post at their mentioned address within 10 working days after the test.
Yes, it is allowed only once. You can do so at least 30 days before the scheduled date of examination by contacting the Certification Cell at certification@mcxindia.com.
A candidate can reappear for the test if:
  • They wish to improve their grade.
  • They find that the validity period of six months from the date of first registration and payment of fee has expired.
  • They have been unsuccessful in the previous attempt.
However, they can only reappear on the payment of Rs 575/- inclusive of taxes. The candidate has to go to the MCX website and log on to their account page using the existing user id and password. On Your Account page, click Make Payment, and then click Reappear. Fill in the demand draft details, and then courier the demand draft to MCX Training, Certification and Education Department.
Please note: candidates reappearing for the test, will not receive the study material and will have to appear for the re-test within six months. The retest schedule will be enabled on Your Account page once the payment has been received.
Candidates whose MCCP certificate has expired and wish to renew it for a further period of three years, can do so by taking a half-hour renewal test after making a ‘Renewal’ payment of Rs.1725/- (inclusive of taxes). Candidates are required to register online with MCX and be eligible to take the Renewal Online Test (OLT) after payment of the requisite fee. Successful candidates will be awarded the ‘MCCP Certificate’. All questions carry equal marks; however, there will be no negative marking. The certification will be revalidated for a further three years from the test date.

Note: MCX certification Cell will assist you in scheduling your ‘Renewal’ Test if required.
(You may contact us at certification@mcxindia.com +91 22 67318888
Ext.: 8364/9364)
The refund policy is applicable only for online payment made on www.mcxindia.com
  • Fee once paid shall not be refunded other than in the following circumstances:
    • Multiple times debiting of User/candidate account due to technical error
    • Debiting excess amount from user/candidate account in a single transaction due to technical error.
  • The User/candidate will have to make an application for refund along with his/her bank account details and original payment receipt if any generated at the time of making payment.
  • The application will be processed manually and after verification, if the claim is found valid, an account payee cheque drawn in favor of the applicant will be issued.

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