Global Tender

The Indian Railway Electronic Procurement System (IREPS) is the application of online electronic tender processing, contract management and auction processing for the Indian Railways. The IREPS application will allow users to capture data at various levels of the procurement process using various security features like digital signature certificate, encryption and decryption of data etc. This application can be accessed with valid user id / password in combination with a digital signature certificate. This application is designed to provide the users complete e-procurement solution from the publishing of the NIT and receipt of material by the consignees.

Global Tenders are those tenders in which vendors can participate from all over the world. To participate in Global Tenders published by Indian Railways, Indian and Foreign vendors need to first register them self as a vendor with IREPS application. Anyone can see the NIT of published tenders by accessing the website www.ireps.gov.in. but can participate in bidding only after registration.

Registered vendors can pay the Tender Document Cost (TDC) amount online or offline. After submitting the Tender Document Cost vendors can submit the techno-commercial part of the tender online. After that vendor can submit the rates for the items in the tender i.e. financial bids online which are the main part of the tender. Vendors can submit their bids anytime before the closing of tender. 


 How to register with IREPS application as a new vendor? 


To participate in the e-tenders published by different Zonal RailwaysProduction UnitsRailway BoardCOREDMRCKRCLMRVCL etc. vendors need to be registered on IREPS. There is no Registration Fee for vendors to register with IREPS.




 What are Required Documents for Foreign Vendors to get DSC? 


Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is required for Foreign Vendors to participate in Global Tenders published by Indian Railways through IREPS web application. Foreign Vendors can get easily registered on IREPS after getting their Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate.

CCA (Controller of Certifying Authorities) issued some guidelines for Issuance of DSC to Foreign Nationals. For more details please Click Here.


 How to see Live Global Tenders on IREPS website? 


You can see the all live Global tenders published through IREPS application but you can participate in only those tenders which are open (advertise) type or you have been invited by tender publishing authorities for tenders other than open type. To see all live Global tenders please Click Here.


 How to pay the TDC for Global Tenders in IREPS? 


Vendor users need to pay the Tender Document Cost (TDC) for Global Open Tenders (Advertise Tenders) to view the complete Tender Document and to proceed further for bidding. For more details please Click Here.


 How to pay the EMD for Global Tender in IREPS? 


Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) can be paid through manual payment or exempted. Vendors can pay the EMD amount through manual payment in INR or USD or in any other currency by selecting the currency from the drop down. EMD amount can be paid in parts also. For more details please Click Here.


 How to submit Techno-commercial Bids for Global Tenders? 


Techno commercial bidding process contains Eligibility Criteria, Terms & Conditions, Attach Documents, Commercial Deviation, Technical Specification, Technical Deviation, Special Conditions & Checklist, and Performance Statements. To submit the financial bids vendor user have to submit all the tabs marked with * which is mandatory. All the data of techno-commercial bid becomes encrypt before submission. Techno commercial bids can be updated anytime before closing date/time of tender. For more details please Click Here.


 How to submit Financial Bids for Global Tenders?

After completing the techno-commercial bidding part vendor user can proceed with the financial bidding process. Click on Financial Offer tab to see the details about the items and evaluation criteria. It is important that vendor users submit their financial bid according to the evaluation criteria because consideration of the offers depends on the evaluation criteria. There are three types of evaluation criteria in IREPS application for Global Tenders. For more details please Click Here.


 How to submit revised offer for Global Tenders? 


You are not permitted to edit/change their financial bids for an item once it is signed and submitted to the system using your Digital Signature Certificate, as the Financial Bid details are stored in an encrypted form in the server.  However, you have been given the option of Revised Bid using which the previous bid can be revised. For more details please Click Here.


 How to submit an Alternate offer for Global Tenders?


Vendors are not permitted to edit/change their financial bids for an item once it is signed and submitted to the system using their Digital Signature Certificate, as the Financial Bid details are stored in an encrypted form in the server. For more details please Click Here.


 What are Indigenous Offer & Foreign Currency Offer? 


In global tenders when you will go to submit the financial bids for a tender then you will find two options (Indigenous bid & Foreign Currency bid) for submitting the bid corresponding to each and every item. For more details please Click Here.

 How to submit Common & Item Wise Parameters? 


Common Parameters & Item Wise Parameters have to be entered by Railway User after tender box opening to proceed further for generating Financial Tabulation. For more details please Click Here.



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