Taiwanese computer system and peripherals producer Asus has announced its new Asus ROG Academy initiative that is focused on allowing gamers in India to display their abilities and get a chance to end up being professional e-sports players. Asus will arrange this program in collaboration with AFK Gaming and will choose six candidates to be part of the Asus ROG Academy. At the Asus ROG Academy, the chosen candidates will be finding out from professionals who will coach, train, and guide these players in order to let them represent ROG in your area along with globally. Registrations for Asus ROG Academy begin today and will last till February 10.

Asus’ ROG Academy is a year-long program divided into 4 quarterly sessions that focuses on one of the most prominent video game played in e-sports tournaments throughout the world – Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Players who register will go through an extensive choice process to make it to the top six and get a possibility to be a part of the Asus ROG Academy. According to Asus, the final 6 players will get Rs 1,00,000 each after successfully finishing their 6 month training and will get a stipend of Rs 15,000 in addition to a bonus on regular monthly basis throughout the training.

“With ROG Academy, we aim to be able to provide a platform for the young generation to see what sort of opportunities are there in the gaming industry,” Arnold Su, Business Head for Asus India told The Indian Express.

The Asus ROG Academy will be looking at Counter Strike: Global Offensive at first, and the company plans to look at other titles also in the near future. Interested people can use for the ROG Academy by means of Asus’ official site.