1. What is Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)?
A digital signature is a "stamp" the user places on the data which is unique to him, and is very difficult to forge. In addition, the signature assures that any changes made to the data that has been signed cannot go undetected. "Affixing digital signature" with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions means adoption of any methodology or procedure by a person for the purpose of authenticating an electronic record by means of digital signature.
2. How do I enroll a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) on the website?
You can enroll your DSC after registering and creating your account in the website. After registering, activate your account and login to the website, click on the "Certificate Enroll" link to enroll your certificate.
3. Do I need to enroll my DSC every time when I try to participate for a Tender?
No. It is not required to enroll again. DSC Enrollment for an account is a one-time process.
4. What will happen if I forget my DSC token password?
You should contact the vendor from whom you purchased the DSC.
5. What is that I have to do, If I lost my DSC?
You should immediately contact your vendor to revoke your certificate. Once it is revoked, nobody can use your DSC for any purpose.
6. Can my DSC vendor issue the same certificate in a different token again after revoking the certificate?
No. You have to buy a new DSC. You have to enroll your new DSC again in our website
7. Can I use my DSC token in more than one computer?
Yes. But the required token driver(s) should be installed in that computer.
8. What are the basic system requirements to use my DSC Token?
a. Computer with Windows XP (with min. Service Pack 3) / Vista / 2003 / Win-7.0 (With full administrative rights)
b. Internet Explorer version 7.0 or 8.0 only
c. Valid class 2 / 3 Digital Signature Certificate. (i.e. 2 Separate Certificates-Signing & Encryption under Indian Root CA chain.)
Non ? Technical Questions:
9. What is a closed bid?
A Closed bid is called as an 'e-sealed bid'. It is an online bidding event in which participating bidders submit their bids/offers to the auctioneer. No bidder will know how many participants are there and the offers made by them. A bidder can submit any number of bids within the stipulated closing time, but the latest bid will supersede the previous bid of that bidder.
10. What is the start price for forward auction?
Normally the highest offer received in the sealed bid or the Reserve Price /Upset Price, whichever is higher, will be the start price for the forward auction.
11. What is Time extension?
If any market-leading bid (bid higher than the highest at the point in time) is received in the last three minutes of closing time, the closing time will be extended automatically by three minutes. Please note, Time Extension as mentioned in the bidding room will apply and three minutes is only an example.