International Sanskrit Examination Resource 

About the IGCSE Option B Examination 2018

Option B is a Higher Level examination consisting of the Foundation level content plus extension material.

Grades for this level are A* - E

This is the second of the series of possible examinations available in 2018.  Syllabus content includes basic and extension grammar, including sandhi.  Stories from original literature are part of the study.

Free study books which help prepare for this level are:

The St James Senior Schools Course, Books 1, 2 and 3 (downloadable free).

Epic Civilisation Course (downloadable free - see appendices of syllabus)

The first of some alternative study books, 'Stories from the Mahabharata' have now been published and are available for purchase online.  They cover similar material to the St James Books 1 and 2 but provide more exercises and practice. These follow on from the 'Stories of Rama' and lead students step by step through language and translation work which prepares for the specific IGCSE exam work.  The 'Stories from the Mahabharata' also link with the video course available free from this website.


Last page update: 14.10.17