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
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
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: 12/07/16