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 first and foremost for students of 16 - 18 years of age, but are also perfectly suited to more mature students.  The examinations and qualifications are recognised world-wide.

Resources are available for:

         IGCSE®  Sanskrit Examinations (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


If you would like to be kept in touch with important website updates or have questions, please contact ISER.  For advice, please read this Help.

LATEST NEWS: 'Stories from the Mahabharata' study books which accompany the videos are now available online from Motilal, Amazon and other book stores such as the Book Depository.

Shortcuts to Latest Site Updates

11.09.16:      Exam Grade Threshold information 2016 Click here

29.04.16:      Past papers for IGCSE Option A, IGCSE Option B, AS and A levels now available

03.12.15:     New IGCSE course starting April 2016 - click here

24.11.15:     New free video for Option B exam now available - see blue side menu

19.11.15:     New introductory book available for secondary students.  See Overview of Exams/Teaching Sanskrit in Schools: Year 7 Book

07.11.15:     Exam dates for 2016 are now available: Details

30.10.15:     How to prepare your school students for 2016 exams: new page





  Last site update: 11/09/16