Mind Champions Academy

IT Wizard Programming & Productivity Curriculum is a holistic IT education solution addressing the IT Curriculum from KG to XII based on NCERT guidelines. It is a unique program that takes care of all the requirements of a school including content, teaching and learning material and guidance on infra and training support to integrate IT education.NIIT Mind Champions' Academy, a joint initiative between Grand Master Viswanathan Anand and NIIT Ltd., promotes the game of Chess in schools across India. Established in 2002, the Academy has fostered over 11,227 Chess clubs in India, with over 1M students as members.

Program Objectives

  • To introduce Chess to children and adolescents across India
  • To use the ancient game of Chess for the development of young minds
  • To build logical thinking and improve analytical and life skills Of children and youth


The program shall be for duration of six months.

Program study materials

The program comprises of a Chess Program manual (CBT) that consists 4 blocks. There are also Session Plans. All the materials are written in self instructional style and will help the learners to easily manage their learning. The language used is simple and the methodology of instruction is interactive. The study materials are available online. They can also be downloaded.

Medium of Instruction

The program is available in 8 different languages.

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Bengali
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Malayalam
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi