Asus ROG Academy to Support Skill Development of Gaming Enthusiasts in India

Asus officially confirms the launch of India’s first virtual Academy program for gamers called ROG Academy. Under this program, ASUS ROG will identify PC gamers through a screening process and provide them with a platform to sharpen and enhance their skills and prepare them for competitive E-sport tournaments on a national and a global level. 

ASUS ROG Academy

ASUS ROG will be providing tournament-ready gaming equipment and first in class high-quality technology to gamers, with professional mentorship through this program. Which will help gamers to enhance their skills to participate and conquer the E-sport tournament.

ASUS ROG Academy is a year-long- program, divided into 4 sessions as per the quarter. The shortlisted team & players will go through an extensive selection process divided into different phases. This will culminate into 6 select players becoming part of a 3-month long session for the first quarter, which will include activities like Individual skill training, Mentorship from the coach to teamwork, Communication, and high-level concepts used in the highest level of competition. The exercises, schedule, and entire program will be specifically designed keeping in mind the title and the existing skillsets of the players who will be a part of it.


The first session of the quarter will involve Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the official title as we seek to uncover India’s most talented players. Panelists will consist of a representative from ASUS ROG, partners, and CS: GO. ASUS ROG will be providing the whole team Ex-Gratia of ₹1,00,000 price to all the final 6 players, once they will complete their 3-month training successfully. The players will also receive monetary compensation of ₹15,000 as a stipend as well as a bonus on monthly basis during the training. Also, the 6 players will continue to represent the brand for additional 3 months while participating in any tournaments or events post completing 3 months training program successfully.

How to Apply for ROG Academy?

Registration – Aspiring Gamers aged 16 and above and who are willing to participate in the program can register themselves through the given registration link below. The registration to be a part of ROG academy will start from 1st Feb till 10th Feb 2021. Make a note that, gamers aged between 16 to 18 years need to provide a consent letter from their parents to participate in the program

Screening – After registrations, participants will have to go through a screening process which will include showcasing their abilities in the open tryouts where they will be judged by a Jury.

Selection – The top six participants chosen from the tryouts phase will receive admission into the program. Participants will receive a stipend of ₹15,000.

Commenting on the announcement, Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, said With an increase in E-sports gamers during the pandemic, ASUS has strengthened its commitment towards investing in the future of the gaming industry in India. It gives us immense pleasure to be the first brand in the laptop segment to introduce first-of-a- kind unique initiative like ROG Academy, empowering gamers to conquer competitions and elevating the E-sports industry.” 

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