International Sanskrit Examination Resource

Two Year Supported Self-Study Course for Cambridge IGCSE®


This course includes learning of Sanskit language, study of literature (including the Bhagavad Gita) and an introduction to Epic and Vedantic thought.

- NEW OPPORTUNITY: Self-Study for UK students, supported by 2 or 3 Skype sessions, starting Tuesday 29th October 2019, 7 - 8pm. Registration requirements - please send information to

Otherwise, support using email alone, is on offer when needed.

The deadline for entry for the IGCSE examination is the end of January each year. Even if you don't think an exam is helpful for you, or that you won't achieve a good grade, if you enter it can help to keep this Sanskrit exam available in secondary schools. 

[Preparation: Before beginning the 2 year course, complete beginners should watch videos 1 to 9 (see side menu) and study this booklet]


The main course is divided into 6 term booklets which include embedded media links:

        Term 1 Study Book (incl answers)  First MP3  Vocabulary list  Contact email below for video password. 

       To receive the weekly guidance MP3s, and further Term Booklets, email  

Latest update: 9.10.19