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UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

OPEN UNIVERSITY

BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE
INVITATION TO BID
Supply and Delivery of IT Equipment
In accordance with the Government of the Philippines (GOP) General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2015, the
UP Open University (UPOU) through the Bids and Awards Committee (UPOU-BAC), intends to apply the sum of
Nine Hundred Ninety Six Thousand Pesos (PhP 996,000.00) only, this being the Approved Budget for the
Contract (ABC) for Supply and Delivery of IT Equipment (Reference No. ITB No. 15-09-002). Bids received in
excess of the approved budget for the contract (ABC) shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
The UPOU now invites all interested PhilGEPS registered suppliers, manufacturer, dealers, and authorized
franchised dealers to submit bids for Supply and Delivery of IT Equipment. Delivery of goods is required thirty
(30) calendar days after receipt of the Purchase Order. Bidders should have completed, within the last three (3)
years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the project and equivalent to fifty
percent (50%) of the approved budget for this contact. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the
bidding documents, particularly in Section II. Instructions to Bidders. Bidding is restricted to Filipino
citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or
outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country
the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and
subject to Commonwealth Act 138.
Bidding will be conducted through an open competitive bidding procedure using a non-discretionary “pass/fail”
criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise
known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.
A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased from the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee for the bidding documents in the amount of One Thousand Pesos (PhP 1,000.00) only. It may
also be downloaded from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS)
provided that Bidders shall pay the non-refundable fee for the bidding documents not later than the submission
of their bids.
Bids must be delivered to the address below. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form and in
the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.
Bid opening shall be on 10 September 2015, 2:30 PM at UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna. Bids will be
opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall
not be accepted. UPOU reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject
all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or
bidders.
For further information, please contact:
MS. PURA SV. AMOLOZA
Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat
Supply and Property Management Office (SPMO)
UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna
Telephone No.: (049) 536-6001-06 local 210
Telefax No.: (049) 536-5991
Email: bac@upou.edu.ph

(SGD) Prof. PATRICIA B. ARINTO
Chair