For the Supply, Delivery, and Installation of Various Network Equipment for Network Infrastructure – SDO Data Center

1. The Department of Education (DepED) Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan, through the FY 2023 GAAAO Sub-ARO No. ROI-23-0203 intends to apply the sum of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Pesos Only (Php1,500,000.00) being the ABC to payments under the contract for the above project. Bids received in excess of the ABC for each lot shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

2. The DepED Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan now invites bids for the above Procurement Project. Delivery of the Goods is required as specified in Section VI (Schedule of Requirements). Bidders should have completed, within five (5) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. Moreover, the Bidder shall have an SLCC that is at least one (1) contract similar to the Project the value of which is equivalent to at least fifty percent (50%) of the ABC. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II (Instructions to Bidders).

3. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184.

a. 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 No. 5183.

4. Prospective Bidders may obtain further information from the BAC Secretariat DepED Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan, and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on October 26 to November 15, 2023, from the given address and website below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (P5,000.00). The Procuring Entity shall allow the bidder to present its proof of payment for the fees in person or through the Land Bank Account at DEPED ALAMINOS CITY DIVISION with Account Number 1272-1040-49. Deposit slip should be scanned and emailed to the BAC Secretariat at Only bidders who purchased the Bidding Documents will be allowed to submit bids.

[NOTE: For lot procurement, the maximum fee for the Bidding Documents for each lot shall be based on its ABC, in accordance with the Guidelines issued by the GPPB; provided that the total fees for the Bidding Documents of all lots shall not exceed the maximum fee prescribed in the Guidelines for the sum of the ABC of all lots.]

6. The DepED Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on November 3, 2023, 9:00 A.M. at the Schools Division Office of Alaminos City Library Hub, San Jose Drive, Poblacion, Alaminos City, Pangasinan and/or through videoconferencing/webcasting via MS Teams or Google Meet, whichever is applicable, which shall be open to prospective bidders. A link shall be provided upon request by the prospective bidder.

7. Bids must be duly received by the SDO Records Office and submitted to the BAC Secretariat through manual submission at the office address as indicated below on or before 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon of November 15, 2023. Late bids shall not be accepted.

8. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 14.

9. Bid opening shall be on November 16, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. at the given address below and via the link provided at Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders and/or their representatives. Authorized representatives shall present a copy of the Special Power of Attorney to the BAC Secretariat upon registration.

Each Bidder shall submit one (1) copy original and one (1) hard copy of the first and second components of its bid. Soft Copy (Excel File) of the Financial Documents and Scanned Copy (PDF File Format) of Technical and Financial Documents, properly organized in a flash drive shall also be submitted.

10. ITB may be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS),, and the website of the Procuring Entity:, provided that bidders shall pay the fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

Activity Date & Time Venue
Issuance of Bidding Documents October 26, 2023 to November 15, 2023, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. BAC Office, Ground Floor, SDO Alaminos City, San Jose Drive, Poblacion, Alaminos City, Pangasinan
Pre-Bid Conference November 3, 2023, 9:00 A.M. SDO Alaminos City Library Hub, San Jose Drive, Poblacion, Alaminos City, Pangasinan
Opening of Bids November 16, 2023 9:00 A.M. SDO Alaminos City Library Hub, San Jose Drive, Poblacion, Alaminos City, Pangasinan

11. The DepED Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Sections 35.6 and 41 of the 2016 revised IRR of RA No. 9184, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

In addition to the 2016 Revised IRR of RA 9184 and all other applicable laws, please be informed that GPPB Circular 04-2020 also serves as a reference, especially on required forms and additional mandatory provisions for this project.

12. For further information, please refer to:

Robe Rose S. Gubatan
Head, BAC Secretariat
DepED Schools Division Office of Alaminos City, Pangasinan



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