MoU with MCX-SX Academic learning should be more aligned with the needs of the industry so that students are exposed to the skill set required to meet the demands of the customers and challenges of competition. This gap can be narrowed down through a coordinated approach ensuring closer interactions among industry, institutions and the academia. The agreement with MCX aims at helping students imbibe practical financial knowledge through means of short term courses and training sessions. A software with ticker application will be installed for research activities to be undertaken by the faculty and students.The association aims at promoting research in the financial market by providing financial, technical and data assistance. The agreement is a step towards fostering a long term association with the organization in the form of guest lectures and internships. As a precursor, a training session was held by MCX-SX at the department explaining its core activities and imparting know how.