International Sanskrit Examination Resource

Information for Examination Officers outside London

Candidate Entry  

If you are an exams officer outside London, either in Britain or overseas, and are entering candidates for the first time,  please note that the Sanskrit AS and A Level exams for 2019 are not listed on the Cambridge website but are definitely available. IGCSE 2019 onwards is now listed here.

To enter candidates for 2019, please go to the Cambridge International Examinations website.  Fill in an entry form, accessed through the 'CIE Direct' facility, using the appropriate code from the list below. Also see the information on this page.

Any queries should be addressed to  In case of any  difficulty please notify

Syllabus codes:

IGCSE Sanskrit 0499:- Paper 1 (1hr 30mins), Paper 2 (1hr 30mins). Available grades A*-G.

AS Level Sanskrit:- 8608 Paper 1 (2hrs), Paper 2 (1hr 30mins).   (grades A-E)

A Level Sanskrit:- 9606 Paper 1 (2hr 30mins), Paper 2 (2hrs 30 mins), Paper 3 (2hrs 30 mins).   (grades A*-E)


Examination Timing:

Please note that the Sanskrit examinations are offered annually in May/June.  Dates for the examinations are available on the website page entitled 'Examination dates'.

Please address any remaining questions to Please identify yourself by stating your school's name and CIE Centre number.


Last update: 4.6.18