Evaluation of Technical criteria according to the Draft Regulations

All Government Tenders in South Africa are evaluated on Technical criteria (also known as Functionality) before it is evaluated on Price and B-BBEE. The current Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2011 does not address this matter specifically however, this has been changed by the new Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2016.

According to the Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations 2016, paragraph 4, it states the following:

Technical criteria in Tenders

By Werner van Rooyen


7 April 2014

In all tenders you as the tenderer will have to respond with some Technical Criteria. You will need to score a set minimum of points on the Technical Criteria of a tender in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate tenders as follows:


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and delivery of datacenter equipment and ICT support services for a period of 36 months to the BCMM 2018-02-27 12:00 CE:297
Installation of fibre ducting, trenching and excavation, manholes and high site mask for a period of 36 months to the BCMM 2018-02-27 12:00 CE:296
Provide minor and major service for ML160 ingersoll rand compressor, Thermostar drier and pressure test the separator element receiver on an "as and when required" basis over a period of three (3) years. 2018-03-14 10:00 CORP 4331
Tenders for the Construction of Engine Room 3 building, pipelines and associated structures at Mapleton Pumping Station (minimum CIDB required is 9 CE/8 CE PE) 2018-03-22 12:00 RW01266/15A
Tender for the Construction of recreation building at Central Depot (minimum CIDB required is 7GB/6 GB PE) 2018-03-29 12:00 RW01288/16
Contract for the upgrade of Engine Room 2 in Palmiet Pumpping Station (minimum CIDB grading required is 8 PE/7 EP PE) 2018-03-29 12:00 RW01280/16
Installation of network points, blowing of fibre, splicing and patch panel services for a period of 36 months. 2018-02-27 12:00 CE:295
The contract for the design, manufacture, supply, delivery, installation, commissioning and putting into service of chlorine plant 2 at Vereeniging Pumping Station (minimum CIDB grading required is 8 ME/7 ME PE) 2018-03-28 12:00 RW01197/15
Tender for the design, manufacture, supply, delivery, installation, commissioning, and putting into service of Engine Room 3 equipment at Mapleton Pumping Station (minimum CIDB required is 9 ME/8ME PE) 2018-03-26 12:00 RW01115/14A
Appointment of Contractors for Maintenance, Repair and Replacement of General Electrical Infrastructure for Witzenberg Municipality (3 Year Contract) 2018-03-02 12:00 08/2/15/16
Rendering of Banking Services 2018-03-27 12:00 03/2018
Supply, Delivery and Offloading of Toilet Paper and Hand Towel Rolls for a contract period ending 30 June 2020 2018-03-02 12:00 B/SM 63/18
The RAF hereby invites a qualified and experienced bidder for the supply, installation and commissioning of a 330 KVA Standby generator. 2018-03-01 11:00 RAF/ 2018/ 00010
Supply, Delivery, and Installation of a Powder X-Ray Diffraction Spectrometer (Xrd) Including Training on a once off basis and maintenance for three (3) years in accordance with specification SAPS No 3282/2017: Division: Forensic Services 2018-02-26 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 100TR(17/ 18)
The RAF hereby invites experienced, suitably service providers to provide an upgrade to the current Citrix NetScaler with five (5) years software maintenance 2018-02-28 11:00 RAF/ 2018/ 00012
Supply and install Enterprise Network Switches with five (5) years warranty and maintenance 2018-02-28 11:00 RAF/ 2018/ 00011
Invitation to Service Providers to Submit Proposals for the Procurement of Clearpass 500 Unique End Points Wi-Fi Wireless Solution for Cipc Head Office And Its Remote Sites 2018-02-23 11:00 CIPC BID NUMBER: 25/ 2017/ 2018
Call For Proposals The Gijima Kwazulu-Natal Local Economic Development Support Programme Local Competitiveness Fund (Lcf) Programme (Phase 8) 2018-04-20 16:00 CFP 01 EDTEA 17/ 18
Nyanga : Leasing of New Office Accommodation For SAPS : FCS Unit : 732.84m2 & 20 Secured Parking Bays 2018-02-28 11:00 CPTL014/ 17
New contract for Pest Control for Hospital and all Clinics - 06 months contract 2018-02-28 11:00 ZNQ / SMKH 561/ 17/ 18


Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
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