Request for Proposal- Procurement of IT Equipment

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Its purpose is to build engagement and trust for the UK and other countries through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people worldwide. It seeks to achieve its aims by working in education, science, governance, English and the arts.

 The British Council was established in 1934 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1940.  It is registered as a charity in England and Wales (charity no. 209131) and Scotland (charity no. SCO37733). It is also an executive non-departmental public body, with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as its sponsoring department.

British Council, in partnership with Ministry of Education, is supporting a Technical Assistance for examination reform system in Nepal. The Technical Assistance will support the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) in their commitment to reform school examination/assessment system, as set out in the SSRP (2009-2015). British Council has recruited national and international consultants for this assignment.

The British Council calls for proposals from interested and reputed IT organisations with the capacity in providing large numbers of hardware with a skilled maintenance service team across the country. The supplier must be a Dell authorized distributor for Dell Latitude series since 3 years (at least) and must provide manufacturer authorization letter upon request.

The proposals should be submitted no later than 15 February, 2016 by 2pm in a sealed envelope within the stated deadline to the reception desk of British Council, Lainchaur,P.O.Box640, Kathmandu. You need to submit two separate envelopes addressed to “Country Director” and bear the remark “Request for Proposal_ British Council’’ for ITequipmentfor Examination Reform Project, British Council.

Please note that the British Council has the right to accept or reject the offer in part or full or may correct, modify or rectify discrepancy, if any, in the offer document without assigning any reason whatsoever.