Part – 2 – Continued…

GeM Advantages for Sellers

  • Access to National Public Procurement market.
  • No charges or fee for getting registered.
  • Special provisions and sections for startups, MSMEs and Emporium products.
  • Fully online, paperless and contactless platform.
  • A list of prerequisites for the seller registration has been made available so that it becomes a guide to the seller during registration.
  • Brand application and brand approval process has been revamped for sellers.
  • Multiple invoice for single order.
  • Easy access to participate in bids/reverse auction.
  • Clock has been enabled in RA to display remaining time for seller participation.
  • Online grievance redressal mechanism for quick resolution.
  • All sellers will be shown reasons for rejection.
  • Seller friendly dashboard for monitoring supplies & payments.
  • Business Cockpit has been enhanced with additional parameters in existing report as well as new chart widgets based on OEM and MAIT recommendations.
  • Seller belonging to North East states and J & K are exempted from ITR at the time of bid participation.
  • Dynamic Pricing- Price can be changed based on market conditions.
  • Direct access to Government departments and their organizations.


How to sell on GeM?

  • To sell on GeM, Register yourself on the GeM portal.
  • List your products under specific product categories.
  • Once an order is received, deliver the product to the Consignee duly entering its details on the portal.
  • Once an order is successfully delivered, Consignee shall inspect / test the product for its conformity with contract specifications and issue acceptance / rejection through on-line CRAC.
  • After CRAC, buyer will process the bill and forward to paying authority for time bound payments

Please make sure your profile is 100% up with the following:

  1. PAN validation.
  2. Company details.
  3. Office Locations.
  4. Bank account details.
  5. eInvoice declaration.
  6. MSME / Udyam update.
  7. Startup details.
  8. Tax Assessment.
  9. DoE Order compliance.

Checklist of documents:

  1. Mobile number.
  2. Email ID.
  3. PAN.
  4. PAN copy of the key person.
  5. Aadhaar.
  6. Aadhaar copy of the key person.
  7. Company details and locations.
  8. GST Registration certificate.
  9. Bank Account details.
  10. MSME / Udyam Registration certificate.
  11. Startup India registration certificate.
  12. ITRs.


“This document is issued in the general interest of knowledge transfer purpose only and it cannot be construed in any other manner whatsoever.”

** Updated as of 4th February 2021.