The program is meant for students presently studying in Std. X, who would be appearing for their Std. X Board examinations in coming March 2019. All JEE aspirants are required to appear for an entrance examination called Admission Screening Examination (ASE) conducted by IIT-HOME as a part of the selection procedure. Only students qualifying ASE are offered admission to the Two Year Integrated Program (2YIP) at IIT-HOME.


All JEE aspirants presently studying in Std. X should first register online for Admission Screening Examination (ASE). Students thereafter shall appear for the ASE, which is a single stage objective / subjective examination. After the declaration of results of ASE, an Introductory Session shall be organised by IIT-HOME for qualified students and their parents, which is compulsory to attend before seeking admission to the 2YIP at IIT-HOME.

  • The Examination Registration Charges (inclusive of all taxes) for ASE 2021 are ₹ 1200 (Rupees Twelve Hundred Only). The charges are to be paid online through a debit card/credit card / internet banking at the time of registration. Please note that there is no provision for offline payment of the charges in cash / cheque or demand draft.
  • Registration Charges once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Students from economically weak background, who are unable to afford the Examination Registration Charges can avail the Means cum Merit Scholarship to appear for the examination at subsidised registration charges on submission of required documents. For details, please contact IIT-HOME office.
  • Please visit ‘Registration Guidelines’ to have a complete overview of the online registration procedure for ASE 2021.
  • Please note that there is NO provision for registering for ASE 2021 offline at IIT-HOME office. You are requested not to contact at the office for exam registration. Parents finding the online process inconvenient, may call IIT-HOME office for assistance.
  • If you have difficulties in finding internet access or have any other problems in filling the application form, you may visit the ‘Facilitation Center’ would be operational at IIT-HOME on Saturday. Please contact office between 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • For more information, please visit FAQs.
Declaration of ASE 2021Thursday, 31st January 2019
Online Registration21st February to 14th March 2019
Admit Card disbursal beginsThursday, 21st March 2019
Late Online Registration Slot (with Late Charges Rs.800)24th - 25th March 2019
Late Registration Admit Card disbursal begins
Thursday, 28th March 2019
Guidance Seminar
Open for ASE registered & non-registered students with one parent
Sunday, 31st March 2019
Admission Screening Examination (ASE) 2021Wednesday, 3rd April 2019
Declaration of ASE Result
Results will be available on registration portal
Monday, 8th April 2019
Registration for Score Improvement Examination (SIE)10 - 11th April 2019
Score Improvement Examination (SIE)
Friday, 19th April 2019
Score Improvement Examination (SIE) ResultThursday 25th April 2019
Introductory Session - ASE
Very important & compulsory to attend for all ASE qualified students, along with one parent. Venue and time will be given later
Sunday, 28th April 2019
Admission Procedure for qualified candidates
Student and parent must remain present for the procedure
29th - 3rd May 2019
Last date to apply for Means cum Merit Scholarship for 2YIPFriday, 3rd May 2019
Opening Session and Commencement of ClassesThursday, 6th June 2019

What is ASE?

ASE or Admission Screening Examination is the Entrance exam for admission to two year integrated program for JEE Main/JEE Advanced preparation at IIT-HOME. Admissions to IIT-HOME are accepted strictly on the basis of ASE.

When is ASE this year?

This year‘s ASE-2021 (for admissions to Two Year Integrated Program for JEE Main/JEE Advanced 2021 preparation) will be conducted on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019. ASE is conducted only once annually.

Who is eligible to register for ASE 2021?

Students appearing for Std. X Board Exam in March 2019 are only eligible to appear for ASE 2021.

What is the exam pattern of ASE 2021?

ASE 2021 will be an ONLINE single stage examination containing objective and/or subjective papers on Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics to judge the knowledge, application of concepts and analytical ability of the candidate.

What is the syllabus for ASE 2021?

The syllabus for ASE 2021 can be found in the adjoining syllabus tab here.

Do you take any classes for preparation of ASE?

IIT-HOME does not conduct any classes or training program for the preparation of ASE. In ASE, we intend to test the analytical ability and understanding of concepts rather than the student‘s memorising capacity and his/her training. We believe that sincerely studying for Std. X and revising Std. IX concepts should suffice for the preparation of ASE.

What should I study for ASE 2021?

Students should read thoroughly Maharashtra State Board textbooks and NCERT books for Std. IX and Std. X. We recommend focusing on revision and understanding of basic concepts rather than attempting or practicing higher-level questions.

How should I study for ASE 2021?

We recommend students not to divert their focus from Std. X board examination and start preparing for ASE only after completion of the board examination. After finishing the board examination, students must RELAX themselves completely, as relaxation prior to any challenging task is the key to success. Students must study sincerely with full focus & concentration before the examination.

Should I purchase textbooks of Maharashtra State Board and CBSE for ASE preparation?

It is strongly advised to refer standard textbooks of either Maharashtra State Board or CBSE.

Can I get some sample questions to understand the pattern of ASE 2021?

Few sample questions for ASE 2021 will be provided to students  after registering online for the examination. The sample questions provided are only with a purpose to give an idea about the difference between ASE and school examinations.

What is Introductory Session?

Introductory Session is a unique session conducted only by IIT-HOME for ASE qualified students before offering admissions to 2YIP. The session intends to give a clear overview of the two year program at IIT-HOME along with the level of competition, the schedule, IIT-HOME rules & regulations, the faculty, fee structure etc.

Is it compulsory to attend the Introductory Session?

The Introductory Session is meant to assist eligible students/parent an informed and wise decision. It is therefore mandatory for ASE qualified students to attend the session along with one parent. Failing to attend the session will lead to cancellation of eligibility of the candidate for admission to IIT-HOME.

I will be coming for ASE 2021 from outside Nagpur. How should I plan my travel?

ASE 2021 on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019. Candidates travelling to Nagpur for the exam may plan their travel accordingly.

What is the cut-off to qualify ASE?

We do not reveal cut-off of ASE as we believe that it can bias a child before appearing for the examination. The cut-off varies every year. The current year cut-off of ASE will be revealed in the Introductory Session.


How can I register for ASE 2021?

The registration procedure guidelines for ASE 2021 will open online on IIT-HOME website on 31st January 2019 and will be open in two Online Registration Slots. The complete details of the registration procedure can be found under ‘Registration Guidelines’ 

What documents are required for ASE Registration?

The following are required to complete the registration process:

  1. An active email address (of candidate or parent)
  2. A debit card/credit card/internet banking account for online payment of registration charges.
  3. One recent colour passport size photograph (approx. 3.5cm x 4.5cm)
  4. It is advisable to have a printer and a scanner at your disposal for convenience during the registration procedure.

You are required to upload image of your Std. X Board Examination Admit Card as per the guidelines given below

  1. Paste recent colour passport size photo of student on the photocopy of std. X Board Admit Card just above your signature specimen in the Admit Card.
  2. Student’s signature on the std. X Board examination Admit Card should be clearly visible, if not then over write it. Signature should be same as in X board Admit Card.
  3. Write your Name and ASE Registration ID on the top of the Admit Card. Now scan the X Board Admit Card.
  4. Upload the file in jpeg/jpg/png. The file size should be less than 1 MB / 1000 kb.
  5. Duly filled Past Merit Record (PMR) form, (optional) if student has any past achievements in olympiads/scholarship examinations
  6. Xerox copies of necessary documents to support the PMR form

What is PMR form?

PMR or Past Merit Record Form is designed to judge the merit of the student till his/her std. X in different competitive examination. Students are required to fill this form online on registration portal, if he/she has any remarkable achievement in olympiads or other competitive/scholarship examinations.

What is the purpose of PMR form?

PMR is designed with a purpose to judge the merit of a student at school level. It will be of secondary importance in the ASE selection process after the students’s performance in ASE and in Personal Interviews if conducted.

What are the registration charges for ASE 2021?

The Examination Registration Charges (inclusive of all taxes) for ASE 2021 are ₹ 1,200/- (Rupees Twelve Hundred Only). The charges are to be paid online through a debit card/credit card/internet banking at the time of registration. Please note that there is no provision for offline payment of the charges in cash/cheque or demand draft.
For students from economically weak background, IIT-HOME offers Means cum Merit Scholarship to register for ASE 2021 at subsidised charges, on submission of required documents. Interested students should contact IIT-HOME reception for further details.

What should I do, if I do not have an e-mail id for registration?

If you do not have an email id, you may create a new email id from any of the renowned email service provider – gmail.com/rediff.com/yahoo.com etc. It is easy and free to create a new email account. If you do not have easy access to the Internet, you may use an email id of your friend/relative, who uses it regularly. The registered email id will be used for important communication with you till the admission procedure.

What should I do, if I do not have a credit card/debit card or internet banking account?

If you do not have a debit card/credit card or Internet banking account, you may request a friend/relative, who is using any of the above-mentioned means of online payment, to pay the registration charges on your behalf. There is no provision to pay the registration charges offline in cash/cheque or DD.

What would happen if I submit the Registration Form with incorrect information?

There is no provision to make any corrections in the registration form once you have completed the registration. In case of corrections, you will be required to register freshly and pay the registration charges again. It is therefore strongly advised that you double check your details in the registration form before submitting it. Students appearing for ASE with incorrect information in the registration form may be disqualified by the management.

What can I do if it is impossible for me to arrange for Internet Access?

For applicants who are finding it difficult to complete the registration procedure online, a ‘Facilitation Centre’ would be operational at IIT-HOME on Saturdays between 11am – 5pm. Please note that the facilitation centre will only assist students with the registration procedure and there will be no arrangements for offline payment of registration fees at the facilitation centre. Candidates will be required to carry with them a valid mode of online payment along with a photocopy of standard X board Admit Card and color passport size photograph.

What can I do if I fail to register for ASE till 14th March 2019?

For genuine cases who have missed the online registration slots, a Late Registration Slot will be opened online from 24th and 25th March. During Late Registration Slot students shall be required to pay additional Late Registration Charges of Rs. 800 in addition to the Exam Registration Charges of Rs. 1,200 i.e. a total of Rs. 2,000. We advise sincere aspirants to register before 14th March in order to avoid the late registration charges.


What is student intake of 2YIP at IIT-HOME?

The tentative student intake at IIT-HOME, for Two Year Integrated Program (2YIP) for preparation of JEE Main/Advanced 2021 will be around 900 students depending upon performance in ASE 2021

What are the class timings at IIT-HOME?

Classes at IIT-HOME are conducted in evening during Std. XI and in morning hours during Std. XII. But extra classes, revision classes, doubt solving sessions, State Board practice etc. may also be scheduled beyond regular class timings

I am a CBSE student. Can I continue with CBSE for Std. XI & XII if I enroll at IIT-HOME?

IIT-HOME does not run separate batches for CBSE enrolled students in Std. XI & XII. It is more convenient to follow IIT-HOME schedule with State Board School/College schedule. In consideration of this, students enrolling at IIT-HOME, in their own interest, opt for State Board in Std. XI & XII.

Does 2YIP take care of the XII Boards preparation of the students?

Yes, the program takes care of the preparation of students for XII Boards. For Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics practice tests and test series is provided with proper feedback and guidance to students. For optional subjects like Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Electrical Maintenance, Biology, Sociology and languages, minimum guidance classes are organised.

Do you have a tie up with any of the Junior Colleges?

IIT-HOME does not have a tie up with any Junior College. Admission at IIT-HOME does not ensure admission in a Junior College for Std. XI & XII. The student has to apply for the centralized admission procedure for the same. IIT-HOME guides its students regarding Std. XI admissions.

I belong outside Nagpur city. Does IIT-Home provide hostel facility or arrangements for accomodation?

IIT-HOME does not run a hostel facility of its own. However, every year several students from outside Nagpur enrol at IIT-HOME and are able to make accommodation arrangements for themselves within a convenient distance from IIT-HOME. A list of such hostels/mess/ rented rooms is maintained at IIT-HOME, which may be provided to ASE qualified students at the time of admission. Please note that IIT-HOME has no official tie-ups or agreements with hostels/mess.

What is the Fee Structure for the Two Year Integrated Course?

The fee structure for the two-year program last year was Rs. 1,15, 000 for the first year (plus service tax as applicable)+ Rs. 1,45, 000 for the second year (plus service tax as applicable). The fee structure is revised every year. The final details of fee structure and payment schedule applicable for the Two Year Integrated Program 2021 shall be declared in the Introductory Session in April 2019. The entire fees for first year will be required to be paid at the time of admission.

I am from an economically weak family. Will IIT-HOME offer me scholarships?

IIT-HOME shall award Means cum Merit scholarship to meritorious students enrolled in the Two Year Integrated Program, who are from weak economic background. In the first year of the program the scholarship will be offered to selected student strictly on the basis of Means. For the second year of the program the scholarship will be extended to the student after evaluation of their academic performance, discipline, regularity and sincerity during the first year of the program. For both the years scholarship awarded in the form of refund in the month of December. Student will be initially required to pay the complete fees at the time of admission.

I am the topper in my school. Will I be eligible for Scholarships?

No. IIT-HOME offers only the ‘Means cum Merit’ Scholarship, which is meant only for students from extremely weak economic background. Students cannot be eligible for the scholarship only on the basis of merit.

What is Guidance Seminar?

The Guidance Seminar is to orient students towards ASE, and engineering in general. It would help you to know the level of competition, difficulty and would guide you for preparation of ASE. It will also help to parents and students understand about different engineering colleges and their admission procedure.

Is it compulsory to attend Guidance Seminar for ASE registered Candidates?

It is strongly recommended for sincere IIT-HOMe aspirants attend the Guidance Seminar.

The registration procedure guidelines for ASE 2021 will open online on IIT-HOME website on 21st February, 2019.

IIT-HOME is aware that due to the upcoming Std. X Board Examinations, the time of the students is very valuable. Therefore, due care has been taken to minimise the time involvement of the student in the registration procedure.

IIT-HOME is seeking co-operation from applicants to achieve this objective. Following are some tips for IIT-HOME aspirants to ensure that their registration procedure is completed smoothly and without any hassle.

Register your Email Address
Fill and submit the registration form online
Upload Document
Pay Registration Charges Online
Print your ASE Admit Card
  • Visit the ‘Online Registration Portal’ on IIT-HOME website.
  • Enter an email id to be registered against your name for all future correspondence.
  • You will automatically receive your access link for ASE 2021 Registration Form through an email.
  • You will automatically receive a link for ASE 2021 Registration Form through an email. Click on the link to open the form.
  • Registered users can login through registration portal henceforth by entering email address and password.
  • Fill out all necessary fields. Pay due attention to form-assistance remarks for every field, and make corrections if required.
  • You may review and edit your form any number of times before you submit it.
  • Check all your data thoroughly before submitting the form. No further changes are possible once the form is submitted.

You are required to upload image of your Std. X Board Examination Admit Card as per the guidelines given below.

  • Paste recent colour passport size photo of student on the photocopy of std. X Board Admit Card just above your signature specimen in the Admit Card.
  • Student’s signature on the on std. X Board examination Admit Card should be clearly visible if not then over write it. Signature should be same as in X board Admit Card.
  • Write your Name and ASE Registration ID on the top of the Admit Card. Now scan the X Board Admit Card.
  • Upload the file in jpeg/jpg/png. The file size should be less than 1 MB / 1000 kb.
  • Duly filled Past Merit Record (PMR) Form is available online , (optional) if student has any past achievements in olympiads/scholarship examinations.
  • If student has any past achievements in Olympiads/scholarship examinations, a Past Merit Form (PMR) will be available on registration portal PMR tab. It is optional to fill PMR from.
  • Student have to email the scanned copies of necessary documents to support the PMR form to ase@true-education.org.
  • In the subject line of email write – PMR Documents – student name, Registration ID and Roll no.
  • Your online registration procedure will be completed on successful completion of online payment.
  • The ASE 2021 syllabus, dates at a glance and sample questions will now available to download on Information tab.
  • Please note that students, who fail to submit online payment on or  before 14th March 2019, will have to complete their registration process in the Late Registration Slot
  • Additional Late Registration Charges of Rs. 800/- along with Registration Charges Rs. 1200/- will be applicable during the Late Registration Slot.
  • Once your document is uploaded and verified, you will be notified through an SMS/email.
  • Your Admit Card for ASE 2021 will be available on admit card tab on  registration portal from 21st March onwards subjected to timely receipt of your document at IIT-HOME.


 (The scope of syllabus is only of standard 9th and 10th State / CBSE)


Motion : Motion, distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration, Uniform, & non uniform motion (Definition only). Graphical Representation of motion (s-t, n-t graph). Three equations of motion. Uniform circular motion (Definition only).

Force : Unbalanced & balanced forces. Inertia. Newton’s first law, second Law, third law of motion. Force equation, Conservation of linear momentum. Gravitational force, weight, free fall. Thrust, pressure in fluids and gases, Buoyant Force, Archimedes Principle, Relative Density.

Work And Energy :Work, work done by constant force, Energy. Kinetic & Potential. Law of conservation of energy, power.

Waves : Waves (longitudinal & Transverse) Characteristics of waves. Relation between wave velocity, frequency and wavelength.

Sound : Propagation of sound, reflection of sound, echo, determination of velocity of sound.

Light :   Reflection, spherical mirrors & its uses. Image formation by Concave mirror, Convex mirror. Mirror formula, magnification. Refraction of light through a glass slab, refractive indices.

Lenses, Image formation by Convex lens &Concave lens, Lens formula, Power of Lens.

Prism, Dispersion of white light, atmospheric refraction & scattering of light.

Human eye; Defects of eye (Myopia, Hypermetropia, Astigmatism, Presbyopia) & its Correction.

Current Electricity : Electric current and circuit, Electric Potential and Potential Difference, Ohm’s Law, E.M.F., Resistance in series and parallel.

Effect of Electric Current : Heating effect, Joule’s Law, Electric Power, Magnetic effect of electric current (Straight Conductor, Circular Coil, Solenoid),  Right hand Rule, Force on current carrying conductor in magnetic field, Electric Motor, Generator, Safety Measures. Domestic electric circuits.



Classification of Elements: Early attempts of classification of elements, Dobereiner’s triad, Newland’s law of octaves. Mendeleev’s Periodic law & Periodic table, Moseley’s experiments; Modern periodic table; Electronic configuration & major types of elements (introductory concepts);

Trends in atomic properties : atomic size, metallic & non-metallic character, valency.

Structure of Atom : Dalton’s Atomic theory, Atomic models: Thomson’s model; Rutherford’s Model; Bohr’s model (Introductory concept); Atomic mass unit, Mass number and atomic number, Isotopes and Isobars; Electronic configuration.

States of Matter :Three states of matter; intermolecular forces, Chemical constitution of matter; evaporation, sublimation, condensation;Types of elements, Types of mixture, alloys, Solution, Suspension & Colloidal Solution;.

Chemical Bond : Stability of atoms on the basis of electronic configuration (octet rule); Ionic Bond; Covalent bond; Polar and non-polar bonds; Ionisation and dissociation; Different ions/radicals and their formulae; Types of covalent bonds: single, double, triple bonds.

Metal & Non-metals:  Extraction – General principles (brief idea). Physical & Chemical properties: a) Reaction with H2O, dilute acids, air   b) Nature of oxides c) Electropositive & electronegative character d) Reactivity series. Extraction of Iron and Aluminium; Preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen, ammonia, sulphur, sulphur dioxide, sulphuric acid.

Expressing concentration & mole concept: Law of constant proportion, Atomic mass, Molecular mass; Avogadro’s law, Gram molecular mass; Gram atomic mass;

Chemical Equations &balancing :Types of chemical reaction a) Exothermic &Endothermic        b) Displacement c) Combination d) Double displacement e) Decomposition. Preliminary concepts of oxidation and reduction, balancing of chemical equation and their interpretation; simple calculations based on chemical equations; Corrosion.

Study of following Compounds :Properties and uses of Baking soda, Bleaching powder, Plaster of Paris, Washing Soda, Lime, Cement, Glass, Steel

Chemistry of carbon compounds :Hydrocarbons : a) Open chain   b) Closed chain  c) Saturated and unsaturated d) Aromatic (Benzene). Nomenclature of organic compounds:Chemical properties of carbon compounds such as combustion, oxidation, addition reaction, substitution reaction.

Homologous series; Properties of a) Acetic acid, b) Ethanol, c) Methanal, d) Propanone; Polymers and their uses in soaps and detergents.

Acids, Bases and Salts :Neutralisation; Acid-Base indicators, Reaction of acids and bases with metals, metal carbonates, metal bicarbonates; pH of a solution (brief idea), Common Salt.



(Some important topics from standard 8th are also taken)

Real Numbers : Rational numbers & irrational numbers, their decimal form and representation on number line, Properties of rational numbers, Order relation on R, Absolute value. H.C.F., L.C.M., Euclid’s division Lemma, Fundamental theorem of arithmetic.

Rational exponents and radicals (indices) : Laws of exponents. Radicals and radicands.        (Refer 8th Std. Books)

Polynomials: Degree, types of polynomials, their sums, difference, division, product, H.C.F., L.C.M. factor theorem, remainder theorem, synthetic division, zeroes of polynomial, its geometrical meaning. Relationship between zeroes and coefficients of polynomial. Division algorithm for polynomials.

Algebraic identities and algebraic expressions : Factorization, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and rational algebraic expressions.

Quadratic equations : Solution by factorization, by completing square, by formula. Nature of roots. Equations reducible to quadratic equations.

Applications of quadratic equations.Relation between roots and coefficients, formation of equation.

Linear equations in one and two variables and their graphs : Solutions of equations by graphical method, substitution method, elimination method, cross multiplication method (determinant method or Crammer’s rule). (Condition for unique solution, no solution, infinitely many solutions). Word problems.

Arithmetic progressions

Profit-loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound intrest


Statistics :Bar graph, Histogram, frequency polygon. Mean, mode, median, cumulative frequency for grouped and ungrouped data.

Trigonometry : Trigonometric ratios and identities. Height and distances, complementary angles.

Mensuration : Volume, surface area of cube, cuboids, right circular cone, right circular cylinder, sphere and their combinations, Frustum of a cone.

Lines and Angles.

Triangles: Area by herons’ formula, its application in area of quadrilateral. Angle sum property of triangles, criterion for congruency and similarities of triangles, inequalities in triangles. Pythagoras theorem and converse. Basic proportionality theorem and converse and applications. Property of angle bisector. Areas of similar triangles, Apollonius theorem. Medians, altitudes, centroid, orthocenter, cicumcentre of triangle, incentre. Midpoint theorem.

Quadrilateral : Angle sum property, types of quadrilateral, properties of parallelogram, condition for quadrilateral to be parallelogram. Area of quadrilateral.

Circles : Arc and congruence of arcs, chords, tangents, segments of circle. Area of segment and sector of circle. Circumference of circle. Theorems related to chords, arcs, tangents, segments. Cyclic quadrilateral.

Coordinate Geometry: Coordinates of a point, quadrants, and axes. Distance formula. Internal and external division section formula. Centroid formula. Area of triangle. Equation of line.