National informatics center (NIC), Ministry of physical science and data Innovation, in shut relationship with the procurance Policy Division, Service of Finance, has created, expedited and dead the Central Public procurance Portal tweaked to require into consideration the electronic acquisition/offering wants of the Central Government Divisions and totally different associations. The essential target of the entree is to administer solitary guide access toward the info on acquisitions created across totally different Ministries and also the line Departments


· Free Access to delicate records for all 

· Facility to distribute NIT through an on-line structure, 

· Facility to distribute delicate records, to include corrigendum with record 

· Facility to distribute offer honor subtleties alongside contract report 

· In an open area, no enlistment required for access/seeing by public 

· Email/SMS cautions at different achievements. 

· Toll-Free Help Line office for all. 

· Categorized by kinds of tenders, item classifications, types of Organizations, and Organization name. 

· Archived tenders are accessible in open space 

· Search office accessible utilizing boundaries like catchphrases, area, esteem, association name, association type, delicate sort, and item classes


  • Enter a valid email address for the login ID. The login ID cannot be modified once registered.

  • Provide a password that must be a minimum of 8 characters and a maximum of 32 characters and must be a combination of alphabets and non-alphabetic characters.

  • Confirm the password by re-entering.

Personal Details

Provide the details as per the fields asked.

• The fields marked with a red asterisk are mandatory.

• Company Name cannot be changed once registered.

• For IndiContact Details

• Provide the contact details as per the field asked.

• Please read the question given at the bottom of the page once after filling up the details and answer it.

• Click submit to save the entries and Bidder PAN number is mandatory

Pre-Requisites for DSC Registration

• The Bidder becomes a valid bidder only after the registration of the DSC

• Bidders need to possess a valid DSC for participating in

e-Tendering (class3 DSC)

• Bidders need to procure DSC 24 hrs. prior to DSC Registration.

• It can be procured from any of the Certifying Authority registered under CCA India. eg Sify, nCode, eMudra, etc

• Respective DSC Drivers need to be installed.

• DSC needs to be physically inserted into the system.

• DSC should appear in the Browser.


1) A getting element may participate in a pre-capability measure, with the end goal of distinguishing, before welcoming offers, the bidders that are equipped for any predefined timeframe. Enrollment or empanelment of forthcoming bidders may likewise be finished after pre-capability procedures. 

(2) For the motivation behind sub-rule (1), an acquiring element may welcome proposals from  forthcoming bidders by giving wide exposure to the solicitation to pre-qualify. 

(3) The securing element will take a choice concerning the capabilities of every bidder introducing an application to pre-qualify. In coming to that choice, the getting element will apply just the measures and techniques set out in the solicitation to pre-qualify and in the pre-capability archives. 

(4) The acquiring substance will quickly advise every bidder introducing an application to pre-qualify whether it has been prequalified and furthermore distribute the aftereffect of prequalification procedures on the State Public Procurement Portal. 

(5) The securing substance will immediately impart to each bidder that has not been pre-qualified the reasons therefor. 

(6) Where a securing substance has attempted a pre-capability measure in regard of any acquirement, just such pre-qualified bidders will be qualified for proceed in the acquirement procedures.


Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) are the digital equivalent (that is electronic format) of physical or paper certificates. Examples of physical certificates are drivers' licenses, passports or membership cards. Certificates serve as a proof of identity of an individual for a certain purpose; for example, a driver's license identifies someone who can legally drive in a particular country. Likewise, a digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove your identity, to access information or services on the Internet or to sign certain documents digitally.

Like physical documents are signed manually, electronic documents, for example e-forms are required to be signed digitally using a Digital Signature Certificate. Transactions that are done using Internet if signed using a Digital Signature certicate becomes legally valid.

A licensed Certifying Authority (CA) issues the digital signature. Certifying Authority (CA) means a person who has been granted a license to issue a digital signature certificate under Section 24 of the Indian IT-Act 2000.

DSC of Class 3 category issued by a licensed Certifying Authority (CA) needs to be obtained for efiling on the eTendering Portal. Class 3 DSC is the highest level where the person needs to present himself or herself in front of a Registration Authority (RA) and prove his/ her identity.

The cost of obtaining a digital signature certificate may vary as there are many entities issuing DSCs and their charges may differ. The approximate cost could vary between ₹ 2000 to ₹ 3000 depending on the number of years for which it is issued.

The Department Officers shall get the DSCs or e-Tokens from any of the authorized vendors of CA, India. For convenience, the vendor addresses are given here : To View click here
The Vendor list is not exhaustive. The Department users may ensure that they get two pairs of Keys (One for Signing and One for Encryption).

Bidders can obtain the e Tokens from the following address To View click here

The time taken by Certifying Authorities to issue a DSC may vary from three to seven days.

The Certifying Authorities are authorized to issue a Digital Signature Certificate with a validity of one or two years. The maximum period for which the DSC is issued is only two years. On the expiry of the term, the Digital Signature Certificate can be revalidated by paying the fees again.

Digital Signatures are legally admissible in a Court of Law, as provided under the provisions of IT.

Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is not required by Companies but by individuals. For example the Director or the Authorized signatory signing on behalf of the Company requires a DSC.

No. It is mandatory to have a valid digital signature certificate for e-filing the forms on eTendering portal.

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