The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is a survey addressing the quality of education in Pakistan and AJK, and has been facilitated by ITA since 2010. HDF is partner of ASER in Azad Kashmir. ASER seeks to fill a gap in educational data by seeking to provide a reliable set of data at the national level that is comprehensive and, at the same time, easy to understand.
ASER survey was first piloted in 2009. It covered 02 rural districts in 2010, and afterward all 10 districts were covered in 2011/12/13 and 2014.