ACER India is a not-for-profit research organisation registered as the Australian Council for Educational Research (India). It is wholly owned by ACER Limited and operates as a member of the ACER group of companies.

ACER India undertakes commissioned educational research, professional development and capacity building programs for a range of clients in India and the South Asia region.

ACER India develops and delivers products and services to a wide range of education stakeholders to improve learning across the lifespan. It works closely with governments and universities in South Asia, international aid agencies and not-for profit organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the British Council. ACER India has successfully delivered projects in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

The team at ACER India is highly experienced in the development and delivery of large-scale assessments and education research projects. ACER India staff have world-class skills and knowledge, and are experienced in working with clients around the globe.

Research work:

  • Evaluation of the impact of early grade reading intervention projects.
  • Intensive support and capacity development for Madhya Pradesh state learning assessment of students in Classes 3, 5 and 8.
  • Evaluation of English medium instruction across government primary schools in Pakistan.
  • Workshops in six countries on enhancing higher education data collection.
  • Capacity development and technical support on implementation of national learning assessments in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
  • Development of curriculum material on assessment for Maldives National University Masters of Teaching course.
  • Development of English, Hindi, mathematics and science assessment materials for Grades 3 to 10.

Products and services:

  • Development of training programs in assessment
  • Standalone workshops
  • Design and development of new assessment materials
  • Review of curriculum and learning outcomes
  • Review of assessment data and advice on improving teaching practice
  • Advice on using assessments to inform policy decisions
  • Technical support throughout an assessment cycle
  • Analysis and reporting of assessment data
  • Assessment products
  • Professional learning and teacher capacity building
  • Publications

Read more about assessments and other products available from ACER India:

Teacher Magazine

Teacher Magazine

Teacher India, a quarterly print magazine, is a professional development community for educators across South and South East Asia, and the Middle East.

Indian Progressive Achievement Scales

Indian Progressive Achievement Scales

The Indian Progressive Achievement Scales (IPAS) support teachers to gather evidence to establish where students are in their long-term learning.

International Benchmark Tests

International Benchmark Tests

The International Benchmark Test (IBT) is an internationally administered program of assessments with tests appropriate for grades 3 to 10 in English, Mathematics and Science.