Frequently Asked Questions on Consulting Services

Business Guide | August 2021

This document aims to capture and disseminate knowledge on consultant selection procedures, based on experiences in ADB-financed projects in India and issues raised in trainings organized by ADB India Resident Mission’s Capacity Development Resource Center.

The document serves as a ready reckoner to guide ADB’s executing and implementing agencies on procurement matters particularly on consultant selection procedure for ADB-financed projects.


  • General
  • Selection and Contracting Method
  • Planning
  • Selection Procedure (Expression of Interest)
  • Preparing and Issuing the Request for Proposal
  • Technical Proposal Opening and Technical Evaluation
  • Financial Proposal Opening and Evaluation
  • Contract Negotiations