International Sanskrit Examination Resource
Welcome to the International Sanskrit Examination Resource (ISER)
This site provides Sanskrit resources and practical support for all students worldwide who wish to study Sanskrit in a systematic, efficient and enjoyable way. The courses and advice are aimed at helping students to appreciate the depth of the Sanskrit language as well as to read and understand ancient texts.
The courses are ideal for preparing for the Cambridge International Sanskrit examinations provided by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). These exams are designed primarily for students of 16 - 18 years of age, but are also perfectly suited to more mature students. The examinations and qualifications are recognised by universities world-wide.
Resources are available for:
NEW The new IGCSE® for 2019 - click here
IGCSE® Sanskrit Examinations 2017 and 2018 (Options A & B) - 16 year-old students, onwards
AS level Sanskrit Examination - 17 year-old students, onwards
A level Sanskrit Examination - 18 year-old students, onwards
Detailed information may be found by clicking on the buttons on the left. To jump straight to an overview of the CIE exams - click here
Shortcuts to Latest Site Updates
16.01.17: Join an IGCSE course at City Lit click here
26.10.16: 2017 exam dates now available click here
15.10.16: 2017 Application form for London candidates is now available Click here
19.11.15: New introductory book is available for secondary students starting Sanskrit. Year 7 Book
Last site update: 16/1/17