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== Sanskrit (0499) ==
An IGCSE is available from CIE and is set to continue.
 
 
An [https://www.cambridgeinternational.org/programmes-and-qualifications/cambridge-igcse-sanskrit-0499/ IGCSE in Sanskrit] is available from CAIE (Cambridge) and is set to continue.
   
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=== From CAIE ===
[http://www.cie.org.uk/programmes-and-qualifications/cambridge-igcse-sanskrit-0499/ IGCSE Sanskrit]
 
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'Learners focus on skills of translation as well as appreciating literature which forms some of the foundations of Eastern traditions.
   
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Study of the literature is enriched through the Epic Civilisation element of the IGCSE which places the texts in their philosophical, cultural, social and historical contexts.'
Really good support including videos, vocab lists, list of appropriate books and all past papers is available from the International Sanskrit Examination Resource. [http://www.sanskritexams.org.uk/ ISER]
 
   
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=== A Parent's Comment ===
This site also links to courses (usually Saturdays) which offer IGCSE Sanskrit. St James School offers the opportunity for External Candidates to sit the IGCSE with them.
 
 
We have studied towards this syllabus for some time. If you are going to attempt it, start early - I would say allow 4 years. My older son has run out of time to take it, but I will report back here if my younger son manages it.
   
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== Resources ==
'''Home-educators experience'''
 
 
Really good support including videos, vocab lists, list of appropriate books and all past papers is available from the International Sanskrit Examination Resource. [http://www.sanskritexams.org.uk/ ISER] This site also links to courses (usually Saturdays) which offer IGCSE Sanskrit. St James School offers the opportunity for External Candidates to sit the IGCSE with them.
   
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We have studied towards this syllabus for some time. If you are going to attempt it, start early - I would say allow 4 years. My older son has run out of time to take it, but I will report back here if my younger son manages it.
 

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Sanskrit (0499)

An IGCSE in Sanskrit is available from CAIE (Cambridge) and is set to continue.

From CAIE

'Learners focus on skills of translation as well as appreciating literature which forms some of the foundations of Eastern traditions.

Study of the literature is enriched through the Epic Civilisation element of the IGCSE which places the texts in their philosophical, cultural, social and historical contexts.'

A Parent's Comment

We have studied towards this syllabus for some time. If you are going to attempt it, start early - I would say allow 4 years. My older son has run out of time to take it, but I will report back here if my younger son manages it.

Resources

Really good support including videos, vocab lists, list of appropriate books and all past papers is available from the International Sanskrit Examination Resource. ISER This site also links to courses (usually Saturdays) which offer IGCSE Sanskrit. St James School offers the opportunity for External Candidates to sit the IGCSE with them.