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.

NEW   Information about the new IGCSE® for 2019 - click here


Shortcuts to Latest Site Updates

26.10.16:      2017 exam dates now available click here

15.10.16:      Application form for London candidates is now available Click here

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

19.11.15:     New introductory book is available for secondary students starting Sanskrit.  Year 7 Book






  Last site update: 26/10/16