Tuesday, December 29, 2015

How to submit Techno-commercial Bids in IREPS tenders?

Vendors can participate in tenders published through IREPS website if they are registered with IREPS application as a vendor. Any vendor can participate in Open Tenders (Advertise Tenders) but only invited vendors can participate in tenders other than Open (Advertise) type. To submit the financial bids for a tender, vendors need to submit the Techno-commercial Bids first after paying the TDC and EMD (if applicable). Complete process is given below that how to submit the Techno-commercial Bids for a tender:

Search the tender through Advance Search or Quick Search or go to 'My Tenders (Not Yet Closed)' inbox from your home page after logged in. Pay the TDC and EMD amount and after that click on 'Enter to Bid' button or 'Bid Process' icon to proceed further for submission of techno-commercial bids.

Techno-commercial bids divided into 8 parts that are Eligibility Criteria, Terms & Conditions, Attach Documents, Commercial Deviation, Technical Specification, Technical Deviation, Special Conditions & Checklists and Performance Statement. The part shown with * are mandatory to sign. Once you have signed and submit all mandatory parts then you can proceed further for financial bidding, if you have not signed all the mandatory tabs then you will get an alert message on clicking financial offer tab.

1.  Eligibility Criteria


You need to select one radio button (Yes or No) corresponding to each and every eligibility criteria that you are complying or not for that criteria. In case if you are not complying eligibility criteria then remark is mandatory for that.

Monday, December 28, 2015

IREPS Error: Failed to open Websigner: Object doesn't support property or method 'open'.

If you getting the error "Failed to open Websigner: Object doesn't support property or method 'open'." while trying to log in or Signing and Submitting any page in IREPS application with your Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) then it is related to the java version installed on your system. You need to update the java installed your system. You can also uninstall the java from your system and after that install the latest version of java. Try the below solution to resolve this issue:

Important Note: JRE installed on your system should be of 32-bit irrespective of your system which may be of 32-bit or 64-bit. For more details please click on the link given below:



Note: IREPS works best on Internet Explorer.
  • You will get this error when you try to attach your DSC to login or sign & submit a page

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

What are the different type of evaluation criterias in IREPS?

Evaluation Criteria is very important part of a tender because the ranking process of a tender depends on it. Only complete offers with valid bids will be considered for ranking process at the time of tender box opening. Your offer is complete or incomplete it depends on the Evaluation Criteria of the tender. So submit your bids for a tender according to evaluation criteria of the tender. Tenders published through IREPS may have any one criteria from followings:


 Evaluation Criteria for Supply Tenders


  • Item Wise/ Consignee Wise: The ranking will be based on the each consignee of each item. 
  • Item Wise: The ranking will be based on all the consignees for a particular item. 

Thursday, December 10, 2015

IREPS Notice for BIS Registered Firms

Indian Railways actively encourages ISI certified manufacturers to participate in its e-procurement process. ISI products are accepted on their test certificate without third party inspection.

IREPS: Indian Railways e-Procurement System

Monday, December 07, 2015

Do you know all these about Indian Railways e-Procurement System (IREPS)?

Do you know all these about IREPS?

  • More than 8,06,538 Tenders issued through IREPS.
  • More than 28,951 Vendors registered with IREPS for e-tendering. 
  • More than 2,231 Bidders registered with IREPS for e-auction.
  • Scrap of more than 6,504 Crores sold through E-Auction on IREPS.

IREPS: Indian Railways e-Procurement System