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 SHORT TERM LIMITED TENDER

Sub: Web based Software Development for Data Collection/Capturing of Mark/ Descriptive Indicators/Grades in Scholastic and Co-Scholastic Areas from schools affiliated to CBSE – International (CBSE-i) curriculum located outside India.
Sir/Madam,
I am directed to say that the Board has to capture data related to Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) from schools affiliated to the Board for CBSE-i curriculum through an application software which is both offline and online.
The Scheme, Scope and volume of work, period of the work to be done, terms & conditions are indicated in the enclosed Tender Form.
In case you are in a position to undertake and execute this work, you may please send your quotations in sealed cover super scribing “ Limited Tender for Web based Software Development for Data Collection/capturing of Mark/Descriptive Indicators/Grades for Scholastic and Co-Scholastic areas” so as to reach the Director (Training), Central Board of Secondary Education, Shiksha Kendra, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi – 110002 latest by 30.03.2012 up to 2.00 p.m. along with a processing fee (non-refundable) of Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand) and Earnest Money Deposit (refundable without interest) of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education payable at Delhi.
The quotation should be complete in all respect and it should be clearly mentioned that all the terms and conditions as per Tender Form enclosed are acceptable. The quotations received without processing fee or earnest money or incomplete in any respect or received after 2.00 p.m. on the aforesaid date will not be accepted.
The technical bids will be opened on 30.03.2012 at 3.00 p.m. in presence of the tenderers who may like to be present. The date and time for opening of financial bids shall be informed later to those who will be found technically qualified.
Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,
(Ajay Mishra)
Dy. Secretary (A&F)
Encls: As above
Central Board of Secondary Education
(An autonomous Organisation under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
“SHIKSHA SADAN”, 17 ROUSE AVENUE, DELHI – 110 002.
CBSE-i/DS(A&F)/CCE/Datacapturing/2012
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), an autonomous organization under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, invites Short Term Limited Tender under Two Bid from Software Development Agencies for Data Collection/Capturing of Mark/ Descriptive Indicators/ Grades in Scholastic Areas, Grades & Descriptive Indicators in Co-Scholastic Areas and Descriptive Indicators in Core Areas at Secondary School Examination from Schools affiliated to CBSE International (CBSE-i) curriculum located outside India.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF TENDER FORM: 30.03.2012 UPTO 2.00 PM
OPENING OF TECHNICAL BID: 30.03.2012 AT 3.00 PM
Eligibility conditions:
1. At least three years experience with proven track record of software development, preferably for educational institutions, and domain expertise in Education duly supported by evidence.
2. Must have successfully implemented CCE (Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation) solution or its equivalent in schools, (attach copies of award letter/ work orders)
3. The agency must have its own software team for study, design, testing and implementation of the software and to provide appropriate technical support to the Board, as and when required. A list of all such professionals along with their resume and area of expertise must be enclosed. The agencies having adequate experience and qualified manpower in development of software in the relevant field with proven track record & satisfactory performance certificate till date shall be considered for allotment of work
4. The Minimum Average Annual turnover should be Rs 5 Lakhs or more for the last three financial years.
5. Agency must be registered with appropriate statutory authorities as required under law for taxation etc and must enclose copy of the same.
6. The agency must enclose processing fee (non-refundable) of Rs 1000/- and Earnest Money Deposit (refundable without interest) for Rs. 10,000 (Rs. Ten Thousand only) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education, payable at Delhi.
Important Instructions:
• The Tender Forms received without processing fee and earnest money deposit or incomplete in any respect will be rejected.
• Sealing of Envelopes:
o The technical details and experience as per Annexure - I along with processing fee & EMD shall be sealed in an envelope super scribing "Technical Details for Web based Software Development for Data Collection/ capturing”
o The financial bids as per Annexure- II be sealed in another envelope super scribing "Rates for Web based Software Development for Data Collection/capturing”
o These two envelopes be sealed in an envelope super scribing "Limited Tender for Web based Software Development for Data Collection/ capturing"
• The last date for submission of tender form is 30.03.2012 up to 2.00 PM.
• The technical bids will be opened on 30.03.2012 at 3.00 P.M. in presence of the tenderers who may like to be present. The date and time for opening of financial bids shall be informed later to those who will be found technically qualified.
• Clarification if any, can be sought through fax 011-23234324 or email navincbse@gmail.com
• The Board reserves the right to reject any or all the tender without assigning any reasons
A. Scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in the CBSE-i :
The Board had introduced the scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) w.e.f. Academic session 2009-10 and it is to be followed in all schools affiliated with CBSE-i curriculum of the Board. Under the scheme of CCE, a candidate has to undergo assessment in various Scholastic, Core and Co- Scholastic Areas as per Scheme of Studies.
A.1 Scheme of Studies under CCE:
Schools are required to supply following Marks and Grades for each candidate for Session
2010-12 (IX and X)
Class
Academic Session
Term
Activity
IX
2010-11
I
Part IA: - Marks for FA1, FA2 and SA1 for all subjects
II
Part IA: - Marks for FA3, FA4 and SA2 for all subjects
Part IIA: and Part IIB: Grades and descriptive Indicators
for each activity for entire year
Part III– Descriptive Indicators / Comments for each activity
for entire year
X
2011-12
I
Part IA: - Marks for FA1, FA2 and SA1 for all subjects
II
Part IA: - Marks for FA3, FA4 for all subjects (Marks for Class X,
SA2 shall be uploaded in April-2012)
Part IIA: and Part IIB: Grades and descriptive Indicator for
each activity for entire year
Part III – Descriptive Indicators / Comments for each activity for
entire year
Part I A: Scholastic Areas – Academic Performance:
Part 1(A) - Subjects of Study
Part I A :
• 801 English
• 802 Hindi
• 803 Urdu
• 806 Tamil
• 812 Malyalam
• 816 Arabic
• 818 French
• 834 Bahasa Melayu
• 851 Mathematics Core
• 852 Mathematics Elective
• 853 Science
• 854 Social Science
• 855 ICT
• 856 Painting
Sub I & Sub II - Any two prescribed languages as per scheme of studies
Sub III, Sub IV & Sub V - Mathematics, Science & Social Science
Sub VI - Additional Subject (optional): A candidate may offer any one additional subject as per Scheme
of Studies. All the students shall be required to undergo following assessments in each subject:
Assessments
Term I
Term II
Total
FA1
FA2
SA1
FA3
FA4
SA2
Formative Assessments
10%
10%
10%
10%
40%
Summative Assessments
20%
40%
60%
FA - Formative Assessment, SA - Summative Assessment
Class IX - FA1, FA2, FA3, FA4 shall be school based internal assessment
SA1 and SA2 shall be School Conducted
Class X - FA1, FA2, FA3, FA4 shall be school based internal assessment
SA1 shall be School Conducted
SA2 shall be Board Conducted and evaluated by the school based on marking scheme given by the Board.
Note: Marks/ Grades for all assessment for all subjects are to be captured Term wise
Part II - Co- Scholastic Areas:
Part II A :
871 Performing Arts
872 Visual Arts
873 Physical Education
874 Work Education
Grades on Five Point Scale to be given as A, B, C, D, E
Descriptive indicators should be based on the following Descriptors(Please see the teachers Manual for further reference)
871 Performing Arts
• Sings/ plays instrumental music
• Dances/ acts in drama
• Peer appreciation
• Awareness and appreciation of works of artists
• Participates actively in aesthetic activities at various levels
• Takes initiative to plan, create and direct various creative events
• Reads and shows a degree of awareness of particular domain of art
• Experiments with art forms
• Shows a high degree of imagination/innovation
• Displays artistic temperament in all of his/her actions in school and outside
872 Visual Arts
• An innovative and creative approach
• Aesthetic sensibilities
• Observation skills
• Interpretation and originality
• Correlation with real life
• A willingness to experiment with different artmodes/ mediums
• Generates computer animation
• Sketches/ paints
• Proportion in size and clarity
• Importance of colour balance and brightness
873 Physical Education
• Demonstrates physical fitness and agility
• Displays courage and determination
• Demonstrates flexibility of the body
• Demonstrates sportsmanship
• Follows all safety norms of games and sports
• Follows rules of the games
• Has undergone training/coaching in the chosen sports and games items
• Makes strategic decisions within the games
• Organizes and provides leadership in this area
• Takes initiative and interest in Physical Education and Wellness
874 Work Experience
• Has a collaborative approach towards the process of learning
• Is Innovative in ideas
• Plans and adheres to timelines
• Is Involved and motivated
• Demonstrates a positive attitude
• Is helpful and guides and facilitates others
• Demonstrates an understanding of correlation with real life situations
• Has a step-by-step approach to solve a problem
• Has clear understanding of output to be generated
• Is able to apply the theoretical knowledge into practical usage
Part II B:
Attitudes and Values towards
876 Teachers 877 School-mates 878 School Programmes 879 Environment 880 Value Systems
Grades on Five Point Scale to be given
as A, B, C, D, E
Descriptive indicators should be based on the
following Descriptors(Please see the
teachers Manual for further reference)
876 Teachers
• Shows decency and courtesy to teachers inside and outside the class
• Demonstrates positive attitudes towards learning
• Takes suggestions and criticism in the right spirit
• Respects teachers’ instructions
• Accepts norms and rules of the school
• Communicates his/her thoughts with teachers without fear
• Confides his/her problems with teachers
• Abides by teachers’ directives
• Feels free to ask questions
• Helpful to teachers
877 School-mates
• Is friendly with most of the classmates
• Expresses ideas and opinions freely in a group
• Is receptive to ideas and opinion of others
• Treats classmates as equals (without any sense of superiority or inferiority)
• Sensitive and supportive towards weaker, ones among peers and differently able school mates
• Treats peers from different social, religious and economic background without discrimination
• Respects opposite gender and is comfortable in their company
• Does not bully others
• Deals with aggressive behavior (bullying)by peers tactfully
• Shares credit and praise with team members/ peers
878 School Programmes
• Attaches a lot of importance to school activities and programmes
• Enthusiastically participates in school programmes
• Shoulders responsibility happily
• Confronts anyone who criticizes school and school programmes
• Insists on parents to participate/witness school programmes
• Takes care of school property
879 Environment
• Participates in school activities relating to improvement of environment
• Participates in community activities relating to environment
• Sensitive and concerned about environmental degradation
• Takes initiative in planning activities for the betterment of environment
880 Value Systems
• To abide by the constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem
• To cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired freedom struggle
• To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India
• To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so
• To promote harmony and spirit of unity and brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sectional diversities; to remove the practices derogatory to the dignity of women
• To Value and preserve the rich heritage of our culture.
• To protect and improve natural environment
• To develop scientific temper and the spirit of enquiry
• To safeguard public property and to abjure violence
• To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity which leads to higher level of performance
Part III Core Areas
Part III A: Life Skills
881 Self Awareness
882 Empathy
883 Critical Thinking
884 Creative Thinking
885 Decision Making
886 Problem Solving
887 Effective Communication
888 Interpersonal Relationship
889 Dealing With Stress
890 Managing Emotions
Descriptive indicators should be based on the following Descriptors(Please see the teachers Manual for further reference)
881 Self Awareness
• Is aware of his/her physical/social and emotional self
• Self-respecting
• Aware of his/her strengths and weaknesses
• Adopts optimistic approach
• Has the confidence to face challenges
882 Empathy
• Demonstrates ability to respect others
• Is concerned about the problems in the society/community
• Is able to reach out to the friends who are in need of extra help
• Is tolerant with diversity
• Is sensitive towards the environment
883 Critical Thinking
• Assesses the statements and arguments
• Examines the problems closely
• Listens carefully and gives the feedback
• Tries to find out alternatives and solutions
• Questions relevantly
884 Creative Thinking
• Ability to find creative and constructive solutions to problems and issues
• Is independent in thinking
• Has fluency in expression
• Has rich imagination/is able to think out of the box
• Can make independent judgment in
• crucial matters
885 Decision Making
• Is decisive and convincing
• Is able to find different alternatives to solve the problems
• Is able to analyze the alternatives critically
• Decisions are logically taken
• Shows readiness to face challenges
886 Problem Solving
• Finds a workable solution to the problem
• Handles various problems effectively
• Identifies and states the problem
• Viewing problem as a steppingstone to success
• Finds ways to solve different kinds of conflicts
887 Effective
Communication
• Contributes frequently to group conversations
• Knows the difference between assertive/aggressive and submissive manners of learning
• Is able to make use of speech, actions and expressions while communicating
• Exhibits good listening skills
• Uses gestures, facial expressions and voice intonation to emphasize points
888 Interpersonal
Relationship
• Is able to interact effectively with peers and teachers
• Is very cheerful and friendly
• Exhibits fine etiquette and other social skills
• Finds it natural and easy to share and discuss the feelings with others
• Responsive to others interests and concerns
889 Dealing With Stress
• Is able to identify the different stress related situations
• Is able to cope up with stress in effective manner
• Is optimistic in handling different stress situations
• Able to react positively under critical situations
• Remains composed and collected in stressful situations
890 Managing Emotions
• Is able to identify his/her emotions
• Is able to manage his/her emotions
• Is able to share his/her feelings with peer group/teachers/parent
• Can express his/her feelings in a healthy manner
• Remains cool and calm under adverse conditions
Part III B :
891 Perspectives
• Perception and Understanding
• Insight
• Thoughts in Experience
Comments only
Part III C :
892 SEWA
(Social Empowerment through Work and Action)
• Leadership and Team – Work
• Critical Thinking
• Application of ethical principles to practice
• Diversity in practice
Comments only
Part III D:
893 Research
• Thesis / Problem / Question
• Information Seeking / Selecting and Evaluation
• Analysis
Comments only
• Synthesis
• Documentation
• Product / Process
Part III E:
Learner’s Sketch
Information about the candidate
B. Scope of Work: The Web based Application Software Development for Data Collection/Capturing of Mark/
Descriptive Indicators /Grades for Scholastic Areas and Co-Scholastic Areas at Secondary
School Examination shall involve the following:
1. To carry out the system study, design, develop, test, implement and maintenance of the user friendly Application software with necessary security features and role based access to Databases for data Collection/Capturing of Mark/ Descriptive Indicators /Grades for Scholastic Areas and Co-Scholastic Areas for CCE. The feature of the software should be
a. The Application Software needs to be web based. We would prefer JSP, MySQL and Tomcat based
system. However, other Internet technologies in the solution could also be considered.
b. The Application Software shall have necessary Security features and role based access to Databases
c. The Application Software shall have necessary Database backup facility at both School and Board level
e. At the School level, the application software shall include minimum provision:
• To view/edit/insert the Student’s Master and their details from the CBSE Master Database available
on Board’s website based on Username and Password.
• To link Students Master and their details along with key fields Registration No / Roll No. generated
by the Board.
• For Electronic Data capture of Marks of Formative Assessments & Summative Assessments – Roll
No/Registration No. wise, Subject wise, Assessment wise, Term wise, Class wise etc. for all subjects
• For Electronic Data capture of descriptive indicators, comments and Grades for all activities of Core
and Co-Scholastic Skills - Roll No/ Registration No. wise, Term wise, Class wise , activity wise etc.
• To check logical errors like Range checking, Missing Mark, Absentee cases
• To print edit list - missing/extra/duplicate Roll No/ Registration No list
• To check validity of subjects offered by candidates as per Scheme of Studies
• For repetitive Checklist and Correction/addition/deletion till data becomes error free
• For Printing of checklist/ reports in the required format
• To provide security before finalization and after finalization of data. At finalization of data locking at
Principal level shall be required.
• The Software should have provision of defining weightage assigned to Formative, Summative
assessments.
f. Uploading of database created at School level onto Board’s database via Internet on Board’s website :
• To update database from School into Board’s Database through internet
• To check logical errors during/after updating – Missing Roll No, Extra Roll No, Missing Marks/Grades, Invalid Marks/Grades, Invalid subject etc.
• To generate confirmation message of successful finalization of data into Board’s database
• For Final Printing of reports (without save mode i.e save, save has to be de-activated) in the required format for forwarding certified copy by the school Principal to the CBSE once Final Report is printed from Board’s website, no provision to modify details
• To update soft copy of marks of SA2 for Board conducted provided by the Board and to print any errors during posting – Missing Roll No, Extra Roll No, Missing Marks/Grades, Invalid Marks/Grades, Invalid subject etc.
• To provide soft copy of Marks/ Descriptive Indicators/ Grades database in the format as per
requirements of the Board.
g. To generate various MIS reports for CBSE as per format provided at regular intervals.
2. Preparation of e-Manuals for:
• Installation of Software
• Users manual for school
• Users manual for the Board
• Training to CBSE team for support to schools
3. Support to Schools through:
• Online-Assistance (Telephonic support) by setting a Call Centre at CBSE premises
• Web based support portal
• Remote Admin Support (Using Team Viewer)
4. Maintenance of Software with modifications subsequently
C. Volume of Work: 2300 candidates from 23 schools
D. Period during which work is to be carried out:
a) System study, designing, development and testing : Date of contract signature & upto 10th April, 2012
b) Implementation, maintenance and support to schools: 11th April to 30th June 2012
Note:-
1. The agency will have to ensure that data from schools for all candidates and for all subjects and activities as
per the database given has been received.
2. The agency will have to ensure that the marks and any conversion criteria if used, is correct and as per
format approved by the Board.
3. The agency will have to ensure the accuracy of data and data security of the databases during data entry,
transferring of data etc.
4. The agency will have to ensure that the reports are prepared as per instructions of the Board in the formats
given/approved by the Board after getting clearance in writing from the Board and will have to ensure 100
percent accuracy.
5. The agency will have to ensure required band width, load on server, server space, database space so that the
required uptime of the of the site/portal is kept for smooth functioning, if web servers and other
hardware requirements are arranged by the agency.
6. The Application Software may be required to be implemented either on web servers arranged by the agency
or by the Board.
E. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. The technical details may please be submitted in Annexure-I and rates for Software development in
Annexure II.
2. The agency shall have to execute an agreement on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10/- if considered for
allotment of the work with terms and conditions as decided by the Board.
3. The agency to which the work is allotted will be required to deposit 10 percent of the total likely amount
payable to it for the work as a performance guarantee in the form of a Bank Guarantee.
4. The time schedule may be required to be adjusted as per requirements of the CBSE and is to be observed
strictly as per directions of the CBSE from time to time, as the work of data capturing/ collection is highly
time bound and sensitive. In case of any delay in supplying the desired output, on the part of the agency, it
shall be liable to pay charges @ Rs.2, 000/- per day delay to the CBSE.
5. In case the agency is not able to execute the job in time or to the entire satisfaction of the CBSE, the
Chairman, CBSE may allot the work to any other agency at any time. The difference between the rates
agreed to between the Board and the third party, which would undertake such work shall be liable to be
payable by the defauliting firm along with the penalty, if any, imposed by the Chairman of the Board. The
Bank Guarantee submitted by the firm shall be liable to be forfeited in whole or part as per decision of the
Chairman of the Board, which shall be final.
6. The agency shall be required to undertake full responsibility of the safe custody and to maintain secrecy of
documents/ data supplied by the Schools/Board. Each document and data given by the Schools/Board will have to be kept strictly confidential and no part of it shall be divulged to any person at any time without written authorisation from the Board. In case of lapse, the agency will be fully responsible for the consequences.
7. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all the tender without assigning any reasons.
8. The payment will be made after satisfactory completion of work only.
9. The agency shall have to provide Source Code of software along with System Study, System Designed and
all developed manuals to the Board. Any modification in the software shall be done free of cost during Ist
year of implementation.
10. The data stored in the database shall be the property of the Board and the agency will have to supply a copy
of the updated data file on CD as and when required by the Board. Data will not be erased without written
permission of the Board.
ANNEXURE-I
CENTRAL BOARD



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