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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal
December, 28th 2021

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (IISER) KOLKATA
Mohanpur-741246, District – Nadia, West Bengal, India

(An Autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Education, Govt. Of India)

APPOINTMENT OF INTERNAL AUDITOR FOR THE F.Y. 2021-22, OF INDIAN INSTITUTE OF
SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH KOLKATA

TENDER NOTICE NO : IISER-K/ F&A/Re-Tend/Internal Audit/2021-22 Date : 15.12.2021

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The Registrar on behalf of the Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
(IISER) Kolkata (hereinafter is referred as ”THE INSTITUTE”) invites e-tender under two bid
systems in prescribed format for APPOINTMENT OF INTERNAL AUDITOR FOR THE F.Y. 2021-
22 from the reputed CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT/COST ACCOUNTANT FIRMS and eligible
bidders through CPP Portal.

Interested bidders, who have at least three years experience in the last five years (i.e From
F.Y. 2016-17 to 2020-21) for doing similar Kind of work as Internal Auditor of Central
Government Institutions like IISERs, IISc, IIM, IITs NITs , Central and State Universities,
Government Science Research laboratories, Government Undertakings, Public Sector
Undertakings, may submit their bids in two bid system viz. Technical and Financial through CPP
Portal.

The complete Tender document along with the terms & condition is available and
downloadable at https://eprocure.gov.in/eprocure/app up to the stipulated date and time as
per tender documents.

A. PREFACE
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research-Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006
by the Ministry of Education (erstwhile Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government
of India and has been recognized as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament
vide Gazette Notification dated 7th June 2012. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious
position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. The central focus of the
institute is to promote and integrate quality education with research in basic sciences so that
undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out
in symbiosis.

Books of Accounts of the Institute are being maintained in the Finance & Accounts Section (F&A)
and in Research & Development (R&D) section (project accounts). IISER Kolkata is maintaining its
accounts on accrual basis following the applicable Indian Accounting Standards. The expenditure
of the Institute is attributed to two major heads- Recurring and Non-Recurring. The expenditure
related to construction works, purchase of equipments and books etc. are recording under Non-

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recurring head and expenditure like salary and other maintenance etc. are recording under
recurring head. Both Recurring and Non-Recurring expenditure are further sub-divided into
different minor-heads as per the nature of the expenditure. All payments relate data (average
about 1000 voucher entry per month) are entered into the tally software (Tally ERP.9), which is
being used for recording of the transactions.

The accounts of the Institute are prepared as per the prescribed format issued by the Ministry of
Education, GoI applicable to the Central Government Autonomous Institutes.

Most of the payments like salary, scholarships and others etc. made to the employees/ students
of the Institute are done via PFMS(EAT/TSA module). Receipts on account of student admission
are directly received into the banks.

B. SCOPE OF THE WORK:

The nature of work of the Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant Firm shall be as follows.

1. Internal audit of books of accounts and ancillary records and submission of report on
quarterly basis.

2. Report on internal control deficiencies identified and provide recommendation for
improving Institute’s operation.

3. Review of all statutory obligation compliances such as GST,TDS. P.Tax, NPS, Income Tax
etc.

4. Review of monthly, quarterly and annual returns of statutory payment.
5. Review and checking of the Grants-in-aid received and its utilization as per the terms and

conditions.
6. Review of additions to fixed assets, fixed assets register and physical Verification.
7. To assist the Institute in preparation of Final Accounts and comments on thereon (if any)
9. Evaluation and report on the procurement of goods/services transactions of the

Institute.
10. To assess and examine the construction activities of Internal Works Division (IWD) of the

Institute.

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11. To assess and examine the activities related to recruitment (both teaching & Non-
teaching etc.),

12. To assess and examine the process of students admission and other related works etc.

13. To assess and examine the Security and safety measures etc of the Institute.

15. Review and report whether Recurring and Non- recurring expenditure are in order.
16. Final Audit Report of 1, 2, and 3rd quarter to be submitted by end of the 28.02.2022

and 4th Quarter Final Audit report to be submitted to the Institute latest by 15.05.2022
17. Comments and Status on last year’s Internal Audit Observation.
18. If required successful bidder may be physical present to give presentation before the

meeting of Financial Committee and Board of Governors
19. Proposal/advice so that the functioning of the Institute may improve.
20. Report on books of accounts and ancillary records maintained by IISER Kolkata

C. INSTRUCTIONS TO THE BIDDERS:
The bidders are advised to go through the tender document and understand the terms and
conditions specified therein before submit the tender.

PREPRATION OF BID & MODE OF SUBMISSION OF BID:
1) The offer/bid should be prepared in two bid systems i.e. in Technical bid and financial bid. The

technical bid should consist of all technical details along with commercial terms and conditions
as described in the tender document.

2) Cover 1(Technical Bid) should contain the following.
a) Application for PRE-QUALIFICATION-CUM-TECHNICAL BID along with all Proforma as per
ANNEXURE – A.
b) Declaration in prescribed form as ANNEXURE- B.
c) TENTITIVE DATES FOR EXECUTION OF TENDER –ANNEXURE-D
d) FORM OF BID-SECURING DECLAR ATION ANNEXURE-E
e) All other requisite supporting documents in support of all claims made in tender
document and Copy of Income Tax Return filed for last 3 (Three) financial years,.

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3) Cover 2 (Financial Bid) :Should contain Price bid in the prescribed format as per Financial
bid Annexure-C and also details breakup of all taxes on organization letter head may be
uploaded.

4) Bid documents for the Cover 1 and Cover 2 shall be uploaded through CPP Portal using the
Digital Signature Certificate of the authorized signatory.

5) Submission of a tender by a Tenderer implies that he has read this notice and all other
contract documents and has made himself aware of the scope and specifications of the
work.

6) Tender received after the due date of receipt indicated in Tender notice, shall not be taken
in to consideration.

7) For any clarification in this matter, Bidder may contact to Sri Chinmay Sarkar, (Assistant.
Registrar-F&A) Mobile No. +91 8910327677, Sri Gangaram Roy (Accountant, F & A)
9874760968, Sri Suvendu Khan (Junior Asst. S & P) 9735107002

8) All pages of the tender document shall be signed by the person or persons duly authorized
to sign, on behalf of the bidder.

9) Agency/Firm must confirm the acceptance of all the terms and conditions of the tender.

10) Furnishing of any false information/ fabricated document would lead to rejection of
tender at any stage.

11) At any time prior to the last date of receipt of bids, Institute may for any reason, whether
at its own initiative or in response to a clarification requested by prospective bidder,
modify the Tender document by an amendment. In this case a sufficient time for
submission of bid will be announced.

12) The Institute reserves the right of accepting any bid other than the lowest or even rejecting
all the bids without assigning any reasons therefore. The decision of the Director IISER
Kolkata or any Person authorized by him is final in all matters of this tender.

D.GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(i) Period of Validity: Offer shall remain valid for acceptance at least for a period of 120
days from the date of opening of bid.

(ii) Arbitration and Dispute: In the event of any dispute arising out of the bid or from the
resultant contract, the decision of the Director, IISER KOLKATA shall be final.

(iii) Delivery Address: The delivery address of the Report is as follows:
The Assistant Registrar (F & A),
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata,
Mohanpur, 741246, Nadia, West Bengal

(iv) Tender Queries
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The interested Firms may seek clarification on Tender document from the Assistant
Registrar (Finance & Accounts) through email only (Email :ar_fna@iiserkol.ac.in) .

(v) Time Period
The Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant firm will be required to provide the desired
services initially for a period of one year i.e. FY 2021-2022 which can be extended upto 3
years on satisfactory performance on the same terms and conditions and professional
fees.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein above, the Institute reserves the right to
discontinue the services of Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant firm in the event their
services are evaluated as unsatisfactory at any time during the period.

E. SUPPORT AND INPUTS TO THE FIRM
The Institute shall provide adequate office space, fooding and lodging at the Institute, (if
needed)(On the written request of successful bidder to Director of the Institute) to the Firm to
perform its services. In terms of hardware the Institute may provide the same subject to
requirement from the Firm,(if any). The Institute will provide all primary data to the firm for
carrying out the jobs listed in the scope of work.

F. PRE-QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:
1. OFFICE: The bidder should be based in and around Kolkata and should have a branch to
the extant.
2. NUMBER OF PARTNERS: Bidder should have at least 3 (Three) partners.
3. REGISTRATION: The bidders must be registered with the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India (ICAI) or The Institute of Management Accountants of India (erstwhile
ICWAI) and have Income Tax Permanent Account (PAN) and GST Registration, Professional
Tax Registration, Trade License and other statutory documents which is required as per
laws.
4. PERIOD OF OPERATION: The bidders must be in operation for at least 5 (Five) years after
its registration.

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5. TURNOVER: The bidders must have average Annual Income ( i.e. Average Gross
Professional Fees earned during last 3 (Three) financial years ending on March 31st 2021
must be equal to or more than Rs. 30 (Thirty) Lakhs.

6. EXPERIENCE: Interested bidders, who have at least three years experience in the last five years
(i.e From F.Y. 2016-17 to 2020-21) for doing similar Kind of work as Internal Auditor of Central
Government Institutions like IISERs, IISc, IIM, IITs NITs , Central and State Universities, Government
Science Research laboratories, Government Undertakings, Public Sector Undertakings, may submit
their bids in two bid system viz. Technical and Financial through CPP .

7. G. PAYMENT TERMS

The payment shall be made against the services provided by firm as per the nature of work,
subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. The payment during the entire contract period shall be made in accordance with
the financial bid submitted by the selected bidder and accepted by the Institute. No
price variation would be allowed during the contract period.

2. In case of any revision of statutory liabilities during the contract period, the same
will be applicable and borne by the Institute to the extent.

3. The Institute reserves the right to deduct amount from the bill as may be considered
reasonable for unsatisfactory services or delay in providing of services. The decision
of the Institute will be final in this regard.

4. The Service Provider will raise the quarterly bills in duplicate on submission of the
quarterly audit report to the Institute.

H. PERFORMANCE SECURITY
The successful bidder will be required to deposit of 3 % (three percent) of the order value
towards Performance Security by transferring the same to the bank account stated earlier by
NEFT/RTGS. The same will be kept for 2 months beyond the completion of contract period.

I. EVALUATION OF THE TENDER
The Tender will be evaluated by Tender evaluation committee constituted by the Director,
IISER KOLKATA. Tender evaluation committee will submit their recommendation to the
Director. On recommendation of the Tender evaluation committee , the decision of the
Director , IISER Kolkata shall be final.

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J. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
a) Period of Validity: Offer shall remain valid for acceptance at least for a period of 120 days
from the date of opening of bid.
b) Arbitration and Dispute: In the event of any dispute arising out of the bid or from the
resultant contract, the decision of the Director, IISER KOLKATA shall be final.
Sd/-
Registrar
IISER KOLKATA

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ANNEXURE- A

INSTRUCTION FOR TECHNICAL BID:

The Bidder should fill the following Proforma with the correct information based on the enclosed
supporting document along with the Undertaking and upload the same in the designated folder

in technical cover as mentioned.

PRE-QUALIFICATION-CUM-TECHNICAL BID

*Name of the Bidder : ___________________________________________________________________
*Office Address:_________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________

*Email ID: ________________________________*Contact No. :__________________________________

Sl. Criterion Firm’s Strength & Capacity

No.

The Chartered Name of The Firm

Accountant Firm/Cost

Accountant firm

should be based in

and around Kolkata Address of the
and should have a Firm
1. branch(s) to the
extant.

(Submit supporting Address of
document regarding Branch at Kolkata
address)

Name and
address of the
authorized official

Telephone No
Mobile:
E-mail:

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The Chartered

2. Accountant Firm/Cost

Accountant Firm Yes or No .If Yes,
should have at least pls. mention the
three partners.
name with
registration no.

The Chartered Registered with

Accountant/Cost ICAI/ICWAI,
3. Accountant Firm If yes then
mention
should be registered Registration
with The Institute of Number
Chartered (Pls. provide
Accountants of India supporting
(ICAI)/ The Institute of document.)

Management PAN of the

Accountants of India CA/CMA Firm
(erstwhile ICWAI) and
have Income Tax (Pls. provide
Permanent Account supporting
Number (PAN) ,GST document.)

GST

Registration,Professio Registration No.
nal Tax registrartion, (Pls. provide
Trade Licence and supporting
other statutory document.)
documents which is
required as per law. Professional Tax

Registration No.

(Pl. provide

supporting

document)

Trade licence No.
(Pl. provide
supporting
document )

Other (specify
with supporting

document)

10
Year of

Registration/

Starting of

4. The Firm should have operation
been in operation for (Pls. provide
supporting

at least 5 years after document.)

its registration Nos. of years in
operation after

registration

5. Average Annual As per Annexure –A Proforma A1
Income (i.e. Average
Gross Professional
Fees earned during
the last 3 years) of the
Firm in the last
3 financial years
ending on March 31st
2021 must be equal
to or more than ₹
30,00,000/-.

[Provide copies of the
Audited Financial
Statements for all the
3 (Three) years upto
31st March, 2021
along with a
Certificate in A1
proforma as per
annexure ]

The Firm should have Name of the Institutes where Internal Audits have been conducted by the

at least three years bidder with copy of the Order.(Also attached Proforma A2)
6. experience in the last
five years (i.e From Sl. No Name of the Institute Year of Audit

F.Y. 2016-17 to 2020-

21) for doing similar

Kind of work as

Internal Auditor of

Central Government

Institutions like IISERs,

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IISc, IIM, IITs NITs ,
Central and State

Universities,
Government Science
Research laboratories,

Government
Undertakings, Public
Sector Undertakings,
may submit their bids
in two bid system viz.

Technical and
Financial through CPP

(Details to be
provided in proforma
A2. Attach copies of
works Order/ works

completion as
evidence)

Certified that the above particulars are correct. In the event of any information found to be
incorrect the Institute is at liberty to reject the proposal of the CA/CMA Firm.

*Please mention whether documents were submitted or not by mentioning YES/NO.

Seal and Signature of the Bidder

Date:

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Proforma to Annexure-A

PROFORMA : A1

DETAILS OF CA/CMA FIRM’S PROFESSIONAL INCOME
[Gross Professional Fees earned]

Particular Financial Year Financial Year Financial Year Average Annual
2018-2019 2019-2020
2020-2021 Income

Annual Income*
(₹ in Lakhs)

* Furnish the Audited Accounts of the Firm along with copy of the acknowledgement of Income
Tax return for the all 3 (three) years

Date: : ______________________________________
Signature

Place:
Name & Designation : ______________________________________

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PROFORMA : A2

DETAILS OF CA /CMA FIRM’S EXPERIENCE OF SIMILAR SERVICES

[During last 5(five) years]

Sl. No Name of the Nature of the Work Order Completion Any other
1. Institutes Assignments & services details (Copy Certificate Remarks (If
issued by the
provided to be respective any)
(Please specify whether attached) Institutes (if
the work involved Internal
Audit as a whole of the any)

Institute or part )

2.

3.

4.

5.

* Furnish the copy of the documentary evidence in support of the information provided above

Date:

Signature : ______________________________________

Place:

Name & Designation : ______________________________________

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ANNEXURE- B
(UNDERTAKING)
(To be printed on the letter-head of the Organization)
1. I/We undertake and studied all the terms and conditions & understood the parameters of
the
2. Proposed order and shall abide by them.
3. I/We also undertake that “All the terms and conditions and Annexure” mentioned in this
Tender, and shall conduct the strictly as per these.
4. I/We further undertake that the information given in the bid documents against this tender
are true and correct in all respect and I/we hold the responsibility for the same.
5. I/We also undertake that the work done will be in accordance with the scope of work given
in the Tender Document.
6. I/We also hereby undertake not to give any subcontract, if the authority awards the contract
to me/us.

Date:
Company Name.........................................
Designation......................................................
Place:
Name of the Signatory ……………………….

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ANNEXURE- C
(TO BE PRINTED ON THE LETTER-HEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION)

FINANCIAL BID

Sl. Description of Fees Fees Payment
Schedule
No. Rupees in Rupees in
The service
Figure(yearly) words Provider will

A. Fees for the Financial Year 2021-22 ** raise the
quarterly bills
B. Add: GST as per applicable rate on the in duplicate
services provided
on
C. Total Fees to be paid submission of
(including GST (A+B) the quarterly
Audit Report

to the
Institute

** The quoted fee should be inclusive of all the expenses except fooding & lodging at the
N.B.: Institute, if needed.
Statutory Changes deductions shall be made by the Institute as per the norms wherever
applicable

We undertake that the rates quoted above by us will not change during the Contract period and
accept the payment schedule as described in the appropriate column.

Date: Company Name.........................................
Place: Designation......................................................
Name of the Signatory ……………………….

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ANNEXURE- D

TENTITIVE DATES FOR EXECUTION OF TENDER
(May be change on situation):

TIME SCHEDULE/CRITICAL DATES

1 Date of Advertisement/ Publication of Tender 24.12.2021after 05.00 PM

2 Date and Time for Online Bid Submission Start 24.12.2022 after 05.00 PM

3 Date and Time for Online Bid Submission End 06.01.2022 up to 2.00 PM

4 Date of Opening of Technical Bid 07.01.2022 after 2.00 PM

5 Date of Opening of Financial Bid To be notified Latter through
CPP Portal

I, ____________________________ the authorized signatory of the
_________________________ hereby declare that, I have read and understood all the terms and
condition of this tender. I/We also undertake that the quality of work done shall be strictly as per
the requirement of the Institute and delivery of finished material shall be made with the delivery
schedule.

Date:
Company Name.........................................
Designation......................................................
Place:
Name of the Signatory ……………………….

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ANNEXURE-E

FORM OF BID-SECURING DECLARATION
(To be printed on Organization Letter Head)
To
The Registrar
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Mohanpur Campus, Nadia, 741246, West Bengal

Tender Ref. No. dated __________

We, the undersigned herby certify that if we withdraw or modify our Bid during the period of
validity, or if we are awarded the contract and fail to sign the contract, or we fail to submit a
performance security before the deadline defined in this tender document, we will be
suspended for the period of 3 years from being eligible to submit Bids for contracts for which
tenders are floated by the Institute.

Dated this ________________ day of_______________________

For and on behalf of M/s._____________
Address:
Signature

Signature Not Verified

Digitally signed by SHIBNARAYAN PAUL
Date: 2021.12.24 16:07:44 IST
Location: eProcure-EPROC

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