The ASER testing methodology is now available as an app. Digital ASER leverages the digital infrastructure of the EkStep platform which enables the creation and use of teaching and learning content. Digital ASER is accessible through Genie by EkStep and works both online and offline. It can also be shared offline through local wifi like ShareIt, bluetooth or even SD cards.
For more information on how to download ASER scroll down.
In order to allow anyone to use the ASER app, the survey specific information has been separated from the actual test. The survey information is now available in a separate app called the ASER generic survey app. The generic survey app is an open source tool available for anyone to customise and use in conjunction with the ASER app. Nonetheless, the ASER app currently functions with or without the survey app.
The generic survey app can also be downloaded from EkStep Genie.
The ASER app can be downloaded from EkStep Genie. The genie app is a repository of learning content available for anyone to use.
You can download genie from the google playstore. Please refer the the tutorial above.
The ASER app functions completely offline. However, you will need internet if you wish to sync the data to the server.
By syncing the data to the ASER server you can then view and download reports off the ASER dashboard.
To sync : Genie -> Menu -> About -> Data settings -> Sync now
The ASER app can be used in tablets and android phones :
The ASER survey specific information like the location details and enrollment status of the child can be seen in the generic survey app. You can use this app with the ASER app for the complete experience.
If you wish to customise the survey details you can access the source code here.
You can refer the ASER methodology guide and the youtube videos shown above.
Currently the app is available in eleven Indian languages : English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese
You can view and download your data from the ASER dashboard which will go online soon. Watch this space.
Any bug fixes and updates will automatically reach your device provided you are online.
Genie is an application by EkStep Foundation a not for profit initiative.
EkStep is a platform to create, share and distribute free, community sourced educational content for primary school children.
Genie gives you access to free educational content from the EkStep platform. With Genie you can
To explore more content, you need to first download the genie app. The tutorial in the beginning of the app will guide you to explore the varied and free content available!
The generic survey app currently contains :
The partner app and the ASER app has been hosted on the EkStep platform. The ASER app uses the data model in the EkStep platform to enable deeper insights into the assessment.
The survey app can be downloaded from EkStep genie. For a detailed guide refer to the video above.
The generic app is compatible with tablets and smartphones with OS version 4.4.4 and above, screen size 5” and above
The survey app can be used offline just like the ASER app.
The activation code is a user validation screen. To unlock it as a generic user you can try using the code : ptm001
You can open the parnter app, fill in the details and directly launch the ASER app.
The source code for the generic survey app is available here. You also have the supporting documents.
Any updates made to the generic survey will reach your device automatically.